ARRS GLOBAL EXCHANGE

ARRS is honored to present the Global Exchange featuring Colombia.


ON DEMAND
MEETING FEATURES


The Breast Imaging Instructional Courses are made possible in part by an unrestricted educational grant from GE Healthcare.

Daily Schedule

Schedule Day   

SAM Approved
ARLM
On-Demand Sessions
Resident Track
Educational Track
 

Sunday, April 30, 2017

7:30 AM9:30 AM
EDU.
This course will focus on mentoring and career advancement, private practice apprenticeship, active teaching techniques and technology for teachers.
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 2.0 CME
A. Kelly - Mentoring: Advancing Another's Career
P. Van Geertruyden - How To Get The Most From Your Mentor/Advisor
S. Messina - Private Practice Apprenticeship
A. Nees - Active Teaching Techniques
P. Bhargava - Technology for Teachers
W. Weadock - Building Radiology Teaching Files
9:30 AM10:00 AM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Celestin Foyer
10:00 AM12:00 NOON
CR.
Fortunately, severe reactions to contrast occur infrequently. Unfortunately, adverse reactions can be devastating with substantial morbidity and mortality. Most radiologists feel ill prepared as “first responders” during the first few critical minutes of life-threatening reactions until help arrives. 6 clinical scenarios will better prepare radiologists to handle severe reactions in the interim.
Subcodes: PS, ED, CT, OT
Credits: 2.0 CME/SAM
M. Parker - Course Introduction, Overview, Clinical Scenarios
K. Beckett - Scenario-1 Mild Physiologic Reaction to Contrast Media
K. Beckett - Scenario-2 Contrast-Induced Bronchospasm
J. Pahade - Scenario-3 Contrast-Induced Laryngeal Edema
J. Pahade - Scenario-4 Contrast-Induced Hypotension w/ Bradycardia
G. Salazar - Scenario-5 Contrast-Induced Anaphylactoid Reaction
M. Sakala - Scenario-6 Pre-Medicated Patients/Shellfish Allergies
PED.
This course addresses health concerns in radiology practice, stressing ergonomics and repetitive strain injuries. Despite physical stresses, one can create joy at work by adopting positive feedback habits and choosing to be happy. One of the best sources of joy is found in embracing the group’s mission and vision. Cultivating that mission often requires self-reflection by means of a SLOT analysis.
Subcodes: ED, SO
Credits: 2.0 CME
M. Harisinghani - Ergonomics for Radiologists
A. Kielar - Repetitive Strain Injury
D. Yousem - Finding Joy at Work
A. Norbash - Getting Buy-in for the "Mission"
K. Horton - SLOT Analysis
1:00 PM3:00 PM
BUS.
Physician payment systems are transitioning quickly from historical volume-based fee-for-service models to new value-based alternative payment models. In order to optimize their financial performance, radiology practices must succeed in both systems, often simultaneously. This session will highlight principles and strategies to optimally navigate this period of rapid change.
Subcodes: HP, SO
Credits: 2.0 CME
M. Fleming - Revenue Optimization
R. Duszak - New Payment Models
K. Hentel - Utilization Management and Clinical Decision Support
CA1.
This four hour course that will cover various aspects of infectious diseases of the lung, pleura, mediastinum and chest wall with special emphasis on tropical disease. The course faculty will discuss a wide range of infectious disease topics including community acquired infections, mycobacterial, fungal and parasitic infections as well as infections in immunocompromised hosts. The various imaging features of thoracic infectious disease will be presented with an emphasis on differential diagnosis. Presented in Spanish with English Translation Available. Up to 200 headsets will be available in New Orleans for in-person participants to hear the English translation.Virtual participants may select English translation through their Virtual Meeting Portal.
Subcodes: CH, CA
Credits: 2.0 CME
J. Carrillo-Bayona - Colombia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
S. Martinez-Jimenez - Columbia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
C. Restrepo - Colombia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
L. Arias-Alvarez - Colombia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
3:00 PM3:30 PM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Celestin Foyer
3:30 PM4:30 PM
RYR.
With the growing number of radiology journals as well as the increasing complexity of radiologists' practices, stay on top of the latest peer-reviewed literature can be challenging. Discover the most noteworthy and must-read articles in radiology from the American Journal of Roentgenology over the past year-across the spectrum of radiology.
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1 CME
B. Carter - Radiology Year in Review
J. Stojanovska - Radiology Year in Review
3:30 PM5:30 PM
CA2.
This four hour course that will cover various aspects of infectious diseases of the lung, pleura, mediastinum and chest wall with special emphasis on tropical disease. The course faculty will discuss a wide range of infectious disease topics including community acquired infections, mycobacterial, fungal and parasitic infections as well as infections in immunocompromised hosts. The various imaging features of thoracic infectious disease will be presented with an emphasis on differential diagnosis. Presented in Spanish with English Translation Available. Up to 200 headsets will be available in New Orleans for in-person participants to hear the English translation.Virtual participants may select English translation through their Virtual Meeting Portal.
Subcodes: CH, CA
Credits: 2.0 CME
S. Martinez-Jimenez - Colombia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
T. Suarez-Poveda - Colombia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
J. Carrillo-Bayona - Colombia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
C. Restrepo - Columbia Meets America: Imaging of Thoracic Infections
5:45 PM7:15 PM
PRES. Opening Ceremonies and Member Business Meeting

Monday, May 01, 2017

7:00 AM8:00 AM
PH01. Power Hour: Cardiac Imaging
Credits: 1 CME
PH02. Power Hour: Ultrasound
Credits: 1 CME
8:30 AM10:00 AM
IC101.
This course will review state of the art chest and abdominal imaging in the pediatric patient.
Subcodes: PD, CT, US, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
E. Lee - Pediatric Emergency Chest Imaging
D. Biko - State of the Pediatric Cardiac Imaging
J. Dillman - Pediatric Hepatobiliary Imaging: Changing the Outcome
J. Coleman - Case Based Renal and Adrenal Tumors of Childhood
IC102.
This section will review current topics of interest in Breast Imaging.
Subcodes: BR, MO, HP, DM
Credits: 1.5 CME
M. Elezaby - DCIS: Controversy over Overtreatment vs. Overdiagnosis
R. Rosenberg - National Mammography Database
IC103.
This course will update the participant with a review of shoulder instability, rotator cuff pathology and a discussion of miscellaneous disorders as the culprit in the painful shoulder.
Subcodes: MK, MR, GN
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
L. Steinbach - Shoulder Instability
M. Tuite - Rotator Cuff
H. Umans - Miscellaneous Disorders
IC104.
The anatomic basis of thin-section CT (HRCT) of the lung, common imaging patterns, and case illustrations of those features. This session will stress the most commonly encountered interstitial lung diseases and their HRCT imaging manifestations.
Subcodes: CH, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
B. Little - HRCT of the Lungs: Anatomic Basis of Imaging Patterns
K. Cummings - HRCT of the Lungs: Common Imaging Patterns
M. Mcinnis - HRCT of the Lungs: Case Illustrations
SS01. Vascular/Interventional: Oncology and Tissue Sampling
Subcodes: VI
Credits: 1.5 CME
K. Tomkovich - Image Guided Cryoablation as a Primary Treatment for Breast Cancer: A 2017 Update
T. Van Ha - Update on Nonsurgical Treatments of Liver Cancer
SS02. Gastrointestinal - Bowel
Subcodes: GI
Credits: 1.5 CME
P. Pickhardt - Potential Drawbacks of CTC Screening: A Closer Look
C. Santillan - Advances in MR Enterography
M. Lubner -
A. Silva -
9:30 AM10:30 AM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
10:30 AM12:00 NOON
IC105.
This course will cover current concepts in liver imaging, including HCC screening and staging of liver fibrosis.
Subcodes: GI, US, MR, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
H. Gabriel - HCC Screening and Characterization
A. Tang - Ultrasound and MR Elastography
P. Pickhardt - Beyond Elastography: CT for Staging Liver Fibrosis
IC106.
This course will discuss the common problem of burnout among radiologists, its frequent causes, and how it can be avoided.
Subcodes: ED, SO
Credits: 1.5 CME
R. Gunderman - Burnout In Radiology: A Coming Epidemic We Can Avoid
IC107.
This session will review the pertinent imaging findings of common brain neoplasms.
Subcodes: NR
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
A. Bhatt - Cortical Brain Tumors
M. Gaskill-Shipley - Intraventricular Tumors
S. Mohan - Infratentorial Tumors
IC108.
This course will review many acute and chronic maladies related to the painful wrist and hand and discuss imaging features for each condition.
Subcodes: MK, MR, GN
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Stilwill - Intrinsic and Extrinsic Ligaments
L. Bancroft - Ulnar-Sided Wrist Symptoms: TFCC and EDU
C. Petchprapa - Injuries of the Thumb and Fingers
J. Bencardino - Entrapment Neuropathies
SS03. Breast – Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Subcodes: BR, MO
Credits: 1.5 CME
L. Philpotts - Benefit of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in the Diagnostic Setting
M. Durand - Use of 2D Synthesized Images in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
S. Patterson -
SS04. Genitourinary - Reproductive/Endocrine
Subcodes: GU
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Fleischer - Recent Improvements in Sonographic Diagnosis of Ovarian Masses
M. Javitt - Problem Solving in Uterine Imaging
12:00 NOON1:00 PM
BEVERAGE. Current Concepts in GBCA Safety and Patient Management Sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Bracco Diagnostics
MONLUNCH. Complimentary Lunch in the Connection Quad on Monday
1:30 PM3:00 PM
IC109.
TBD
Subcodes: HP, SO
Credits: 1.5 CME
L. Berlin - Malpractice Update 2017
IC110.
This course will feature an discussion from experts on prostate cancer imaging and will provide a comprehensive review of the current state of practice.
Subcodes: GU, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Rosenkrantz - Pitfalls in Prostate MR
D. Margolis - Planning for Surgery, Radiation and Focal Therapy
A. Westphalen - Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer
IC111.
This course is designed to familiarize the audience with an approach to challenging cases in nuclear medicine practice as well as providing an overview of nuclear medicine and the musculoskeletal system with an emphasis on the latest updates in prostate cancer imaging and therapy.
Subcodes: NM, MI, MK, GU
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
K. Zukotynski - MSK Imaging: An Overview
A. Sheikh - Prostate Cancer Imaging
M. Osman - Nuclear Medicine and Skeletal Metastases Therapy
IC112.
This course will review and feature new technological developments and advanced cardiac imaging techniques.
Subcodes: CA, CT, MR, CH
Credits: 1.5 CME
P. Rajiah - Spectral CT Imaging of the Heart and Lungs
B. Ghoshhajra - Myocardial Perfusion and Delayed Enhancement with CT
P. Rajiah - Non-invasive Coronary Artery Fractional Flow Reserve
C. Francois - 4D Phase Contrast MR Imaging in the Chest
SS05. Neuroradiology - Brain
Subcodes: NR
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Glastonbury - Trigeminal Neuropathy vs. Trigeminal Neuralgia
M. Gaskill-Shipley - Challenges in Assessing Brain Tumor Therapy: Important Lessons Learned from our Referring Colleagues
SS06. Musculoskeletal - Foot
Subcodes: MK
Credits: 1.5 CME
Q. Dong - Normal and Injured Ankle Ligaments on Ultrasonography with MRI Correlation
O. Nwawka - Stress Related Injuries in the Foot
3:00 PM3:30 PM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
3:30 PM5:00 PM
IC113.
TBD
Subcodes: OT
Credits: 1.5 CME
T. Berquist - Pubs. Ethics/Optimizing Manuscripts: Acceptance in AJR
J. Provenzale - Pubs. Ethics/Optimizing Manuscripts: Acceptance in AJR
M. Javitt - Pubs. Ethics/Optimizing Manuscripts: Acceptance in AJR
IC114.
This course will be a case-based session that highlights key topics related to Interventional Oncology practice such as pre-procedural planning, intraprocedural tumor targeting, combination therapies, transradial access and novel treatment therapies.
Subcodes: VI
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
D. Madoff - Hot Topics in Interventional Oncology
S. Ganguli - Hot Topics in Interventional Oncology
M. Guimaraes - Hot Topics in Interventional Oncology
IC115.
This section will focus on evaluation and work up of incidental findings found on Breast MRI as well as breast findings found on imaging performed for non breast related indications.
Subcodes: BR, MR, CT, DM
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Lee - Incidental Findings on Breast MRI
E. DePeri - Incidental Breast Findings: Evaluation and Work-Up
IC116.
A review of non-vascular and vascular tubes, lines, catheters and their complications, and an update on cardiac assist devices now being employed in Intensive Care Units.
Subcodes: CH, RF, CA, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
P. De Groot - Non-Vascular Tubes, Lines and Complications
M. Gilman - Vascular Lines and Their Complications
M. Parker - Cardiac-Assist Devices in the ICU
IC117.
The course features experts providing a state-of-the-art update on topics relevant to CTC and CRC screening.
Subcodes: GI, CT, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME
M. Barish - CT Colonography: 2017 Update
K. Chang - Issues Related to CTC Technique
D. Kim - Flat and Serrated Lesions
IC118.
This session will be a concise review on head and neck diseases associated with three viruses: human papilloma virus (HPV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Subcodes: NR, HN
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Glastonbury - HPV Infections
K. Baugnon - EBV Infections
B. Rehani - HIV Infections
5:00 PM5:45 PM
SRS.
Hear about the history of ultrasound from Christopher Merritt, MD. CME credit is not provided for this session.
No credits
C. Merritt - Imaging 1967-2017 and the Impact of Ultrasound

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

7:00 AM8:00 AM
PH03. Power Hour: Neuroradiology
Credits: 1 CME
PH04. Power Hour: Genitourinary Imaging
Credits: 1 CME
8:30 AM10:00 AM
IC201.
This course will cover non-articular sports-related injuries in the lower extremity, covering the biomechanics of the lower limb, imaging appearance of normal and injured muscles and tendons on both MRI and ultrasound and the spectrum of osseous stress, highlighting those considered to be of a “high-risk” nature.
Subcodes: MK, MR, US
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Fessell - Structure and Imaging of Muscles and Tendons
N. Nacey - Sports-Related Muscle and Tendon Injuries
M. Anderson - Osseous Stress Injuries
IC202.
This course features experts presenting state-of-the-art updates on imaging of gynecologic malignancies, the pelvic floor, and pelvic MR pitfalls
Subcodes: GU, MR, PT, US
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
E. Sala - Imaging of Gynecologic Malignancies
A. Luna - Pitfalls in Pelvic MR
M. Lockhart - Pelvic Floor Imaging
IC203.
This session will provide an update on common challenges encountered in nuclear medicine and PET/CT in routine clinical practice as well as providing an update on infection and inflammation imaging and an approach to image interpretation in the setting of targeted/ radioimmunotherapy.
Subcodes: NM, PS, PT, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME
H. Agress - Challenging/Informative Cases
D. Yoo - PET/CT for Infection and Inflammation
T. Wong - Targeted and Immunotherapy: New Imaging Challenges
IC204.
This course will review how to interpret cardiac MRI and CT scans using standardized reporting systems (CADRads, etc.) and quantitative imaging techniques.
Subcodes: CA, CT, MR, PS
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Abbara - CADRads
K. Ordovas - How to Report MRI and CT for Cardiomyopathies
J. Hsu - MR/CT Imaging After Coronary Artery Revascularization
K. Hanneman - Cardiac MR T1, T2 and T2* Mapping - Why, When and How
SS07. Genitourinary - Prostate
Subcodes: GU
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Verma - Deciphering the Transition Zone: When is it a Tumor
A. Westphalen - How is MRI Changing the Way We See Prostate Cancer: Everything You Need to Know About PI-RADS v2 in 20 Minutes
P. Nikolaidis -
SS08. Breast - Ultrasound
Subcodes: BR, US
Credits: 1.5 CME
J. Chang - Screen Breast Ultrasound
J. Leung - Ultrasound of Lymph Nodes in Breast Cancer
9:30 AM10:30 AM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
10:30 AM12:00 NOON
IC205.
This course will review the diagnostic imaging features of benign and malignant soft tissue neoplasms as well as imaging features that affect management and post operative surveillance.
Subcodes: MK, MR, MI
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Bernard - Benign Soft Tissue Tumors with Diagnostic Features
E. Walker - Sarcomas and the Features Affecting Management
J. Wu - Post-Treatment and Follow-Up Imaging
IC206.
Illustrated discussions of advanced topics in thin-section CT (HRCT) of the lungs, including nodular lung disease, thoracic manifestations of connective tissue disorders, and occupational lung disease.
Subcodes: CH, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Manos - HRCT: Nodular Lung Disease
B. Elicker - HRCT: Connective Tissue Disease
J. Chung - HRCT: Occupational Lung Disease
IC207.
This course will give feature comprehensive stroke imaging including acute ischemic stroke imaging, imaging in intracranial hemorrhage and vessel wall imaging.
Subcodes: NR, ER
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Vagal - Acute Ischemic Stroke
R. Aviv - Intracranial Hemorrhage
A. Gupta - Vessel Wall Imaging
IC208.
This course will review techniques in radiation reduction in CT, nuclear medicine and fluoroscopy. Applications in body imaging and neuroradiology will be discussed while common normal variations will be brought to the audience's attention in the context of patient safety.
Subcodes: PD, PS, PT, RF
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
M. Siegel - Advances in Dose Reduction in Pediatric Body CT
K. Koral - Neuroradiology: Reducing Radiation/Common Variants
N. Mahmood - Nuclear Medicine: Reducing Dose/Common Mistakes
S. Kraus - Fluoroscopy: Reducing Radiation/Common Mistakes
IC209.
This course will focus on resident's transitioning into practice. Course topics will be provided on learning about the job search process, how to find a job, and how to negotiate an offer. Speakers will focus on how they went about a job search for an academic and private practice job, and how to negotiate contracts and salaries.
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1.5 CME
T. Potretzke - Employee Search - Academic
P. Carolan - Employment Search - Private Practice
K. Buckwalter - Salary - Negotiating Contracts
SS09. Gastrointestinal - Diffuse Liver Disease
Subcodes: GI
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Smith - Quantitative CT Imaging for Staging Chronic Liver Disease
F. Miller - MR Elastography: Mainstream or Niche
M. Ohliger -
J. Ou -
12:00 NOON1:00 PM
BEVERAGE. Contrast Enhanced MRI 2017 Update: New Issues | New Indications Sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Guerbet, LLC.
TUELUNCH. Complimentary Lunch in the Connection Quad on Tuesday
1:30 PM3:00 PM
IC210.
This course will feature topics from experts on emergency neuroimaging and provide a comprehensive review of the current state of practice.
Subcodes: ER, NR, HN
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
D. Nunez - Pitfalls of Initial Stroke Imaging
W. Kubal - Imaging Face and Neck Infections
C. Sliker - Imaging Penetrating Neck Trauma
O. West - Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma Imaging Update: AO Spine
IC211.
Expert discussions of essential papers from the chest imaging literature and how to apply their findings and recommendations in your daily practice.
Subcodes: CH, CT, CA, VI
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Bhalla - Classification of IPF and Pulmonary Hypertension
J. Ko - Fleischner Society Guidelines: Solid and Subsolid SPN
D. Naeger - Understanding Sensitivity and Specificity and Beyond
IC212.
This section will features lectures discussing important features in Breast MRI utilization.
Subcodes: BR, MR, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Brennan - Screening Breast MRI in a High Risk Population
S. Friedewald - Pros and Cons of Pre-Operative Breast MRI
IC213.
This session will explore issues of small bowel imaging ranging from internal hernias to bowel wall thickening.
Subcodes: GI, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Sheafor - Imaging on Internal Hernias
V. Mellnick - Imaging of Mesenteric Ischemia
B. Allen - Non-Ischemic Causes of SB Wall Thickening
SS10. Musculoskeletal - Knee and Shoulder
Subcodes: MK
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Demehri - Mensical Tears and Role of Advanced Imaging in Outcome Prediction
M. Anderson - Superior Labrum: Don't Give Up
K. Schreibman -
W. Conway -
SS11. Nuclear Medicine
Subcodes: NM
Credits: 1.5 CME
H. Abujudeh - Patient Quality Process Map in Nuclear Medicine
J. Kempf - Update on Prostate Cancer Molecular Imaging
E. Jones -
3:00 PM3:30 PM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
3:30 PM5:00 PM
IC214.
An up-to-date overview of how to plan and implement a Lung Cancer Screening program, the spectrum of solitary pulmonary nodules that may be detected, and how to apply the new Lung-RADS system of reporting the screening results.
Subcodes: CH, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
F. Fintelmann - Ten Steps to Lung Cancer Screening
I. Vlahos - Know the Nodules: SPNs on Lung Cancer Screening
C. Wu - Lung-RADS: A Case-Based User's Guide
IC215.
This session will review the common spinal pathologies including MRI imaging of spinal trauma, spinal cord neoplasms and non neoplastic cord abnormalities and differential diagnosis.
Subcodes: NR, MR, ER
Credits: 1.5 CME
J. Ross - MRI in Spinal Trauma
L. Shah - Spinal Cord Neoplasms
K. Salzman - Non-Neoplastic Cord Abnormalities
IC216.
This session will focus on quality assurance and avoiding errors in an abdominal imaging practice.
Subcodes: GU, GI, PS, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME
E. Tamm - How to Run an Abdominal Imaging QA Project
J. Hines - Common Errors on Abdominal CT and MR
P. Bhargava - Using "Big Data" Analytics for QA Purposes
IC217.
This course will review the newer orthopedic procedures being performed for the shoulder, hiip and knee with expected post operative appearances and the complications and features of recurrent injuries.
Subcodes: MK, MR, GN
Credits: 1.5 CME
L. Beltran - Update on the Postoperative Shoulder
D. Mintz - Update on the Postoperative Hip
D. Rubin - Update on the Postoperative Knee
IC218.
This course will focus on the need for professionalism and ethics in the field of radiology and how to exhibit these in daily practice. Additionally, the course will examine current trends in medical students exposure to radiology and how to spark interest in the field starting on day one of medical school.
Subcodes: ED, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME
P. Haar - Radiology and Medical Students: Igniting The Spark
M. Willis - Radiology in the Era of Professionalism
IC219.
This activity aims to update the audience on the recent advances in PET/CT including Amyloid brain imaging, evaluation of gastrointestinal malignancies and how to avoid pitfalls.
Subcodes: NM, PT, GI, NR
Credits: 1.5 CME
P. Kuo - PET Amyloid Imaging
R. Zeman - PET/CT in Gastrointestinal Malignancies
E. Rohren - Challenging Cases in PET/CT

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

7:00 AM8:00 AM
PH05. Power Hour: Breast Imaging
Credits: 1 CME
PH06. Power Hour: General/Emergency Radiology
Credits: 1 CME
8:30 AM10:00 AM
IC301.
This session explores current topics of interest in GU imaging, led by experts in the field.
Subcodes: GU, US, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
J. Fielding - Imaging the Adnexal Mass: Which Test is Best?
P. Ramchandani - Imaging of Ejaculatory Tract Disorders
M. Blake - Adrenal and Renal MR
IC302.
This course will discuss common indwelling devices, particularly cardiovascular hardware, and their level of safety when performing MRI. Additionally, potential complications of both iodinated and gadolinium based contrast media will be discussed.
Subcodes: CA, CT, PS
Credits: 1.5 CME
R. Groves - MRI Safety: Implantable and Other Common Devices
J. Weinreb - Update on NSF and Gadolinium Retention
M. Zagurovskaya - Safe Use of Iodinated Media: Current Challenges
IC303.
This course will be given by leaders of the ABR and therefore this is an opportunity to get the latest, most accurate information on MOC.
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1.5 CME
V. Jackson - ABR Update 2017: MOC
B. Wagner - ABR Update 2017: MOC
L. Kachnic - ABR Update 2017: MOC
IC304.
This course will be a case based review of focusing on diagnostic features allowing differentiation of commonly confused arthropathies as well as the use of advanced imaging to monitor response to disease.
Subcodes: MK, GN, MR, US
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Flemming - Rheumatoid versus Crystalline Arthropathies
D. Salonen - Differentiating Sacroiliitis from Mimickers
E. Chang - Monitoring Response to Disease Modifying Therapy
SS12. Efficacy/Administration/Informatics - Education
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Straus - Education in Radiology: Problems and Solutions, Part 1
C. Grieco - Education in Radiology: Problems and Solutions, Part 2
SS13. Chest Imaging
Subcodes: CH
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Wu - Case-Based Discussion of Lung-RADS
V. Lenge De Rosen - Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Multi-Imaging Approach for Evaluation of Tumor Extension and Pre-Operative Planning
B. Carter -
R. Madan -
9:30 AM10:30 AM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
10:30 AM12:00 NOON
IC305.
This session will focus on the common congenital malformations in the brain and spine and will also address key imaging pearls for pediatric head and neck imaging.
Subcodes: NR, HN, PD, MK
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
S. Pruthi - Top 10 Congenital Brain Malformations
M. Zapadka - Top 10 Congenital Spine Malformations
M. Shroff - Top 10 Pediatric Head and Neck Imaging Pearls
IC306.
This session will focus on relevant issues related to imaging in IBD, led by recognized experts in the field.
Subcodes: GI, MR, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
J. Fletcher - CTE and MRE in Crohn’s Disease: Role and Evidence
T. Jaffe - Pitfalls, Extra-intestinal Manifestations, & Reporting
J. Dillman - Penetrating and Stricturing Crohn’s Disease
IC307.
This session will focus on commonly missed diagnoses and encountered management issues in OB/GYN sonography.
Subcodes: US, OB
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Rodgers - Most Commonly Missed Diagnoses in Gynecologic Ultrasound
M. Horrow - First Trimester: Beyond Dates and Viability
T. Winter - Second Trimester: To Worry or Not?
IC308.
A review of the imaging features of pulmonary infectious disease, stressing fungal infection, tuberculosis, and non-tuberculous mycobacterial disease.
Subcodes: CH, CT, RF
Credits: 1.5 CME
E. Moore - Fungal Infections of the Lung
C. Javidan-Nejad - Imaging of Pulmonary Tuberculosis
H. McAdams - Imaging of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease
SS14. Cardiac - Structural Disease
Subcodes: CA
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Agarwal - Utility of Cardiac MRI in Myocardial Infarct Risk Stratificaiton
T. Henry - Cardiac MRI
A. Shah -
P. Young -
SS15. Musculoskeletal - CT
Subcodes: MK
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Smith - Dual Energy CT Imaging of Gout
Y. Endo - CT of Hip Replacements: What Can We See
K. Davis -
B. Ogunwale -
12:00 NOON1:00 PM
WEDLUNCH. Complimentary Lunch in the Connection Quad on Wednesday
1:30 PM3:00 PM
IC309.
Imaging features of pleural disease, chest wall disorders, and the spectrum of diaphragmatic abnormalities.
Subcodes: CH, CT, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
J. Bueno - Imaging of Pleural Disease
J. Lichtenberger - Imaging of Chest Wall Disorders
J. Alegria - Imaging of Diaphragmatic Disorders
IC310.
This session will focus on the most commonly encountered pathology in patients presenting with joint pain to the Ultrasound Department and Ultrasound guided interventions that can be performed in these patients.
Subcodes: US, MK
Credits: 1.5 CME
J. Jacobson - Shoulder, Hip and Knee
S. Allison - Elbow, Wrist, Ankle, and Foot
IC311.
This course will review the basic concepts behind orthopedic hardware selection and application, the advances in spinal instrumentation and imaging evaluation of complications, as well as methods for evaluation of hip replacements.
Subcodes: MK, MR, GN, US
Credits: 1.5 CME
K. Davis - What Kind of Plate is That and Why is it There?
D. Beall - Advances in Spinal Instrumentation
T. Miller - Multimodality Imaging of Hip Replacement Complications
IC312.
This session will discuss and present a wide variety of imaging-related pitfalls in GI & GU diagnosis.
Subcodes: GI, GU
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
S. Eberhardt - Cancer Mimics
F. Miller - Pitfalls in Focal Hepatic Lesions
F. Coakley - Genitourinary Pitfalls
SS16. Pediatric Imaging
Subcodes: PD
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Stanescu - Gadolinium Contrast Retention
D. Podberesky - Pediatric Liver Elastography: Ultrasound and a Bit of MR
D. Shaw -
SS17. Breast - MRI/New Technologies
Subcodes: BR, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
M. Lewis - Review of Dedicated Breast CT
C. Neal - Auditing Your Breast MR Practice
A. Campbell -
3:00 PM3:30 PM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
3:30 PM5:00 PM
IC313.
This course will review the management and diagnosis of patients presenting to the emergency department with Chest Pain or Trauma.
Subcodes: CA, CT, ER, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
D. Litmanovich - Diagnosis and Management of Acute Aortic Syndromes
N. Meyersohn - Cardiac CT in the Emergency Department
S. Bhalla - Cardiothoracic Trauma
G. Reddy - Non-Coronary Cardiopulmonary Causes of Chest Pain
IC314.
This course will review common scenarios and pitfalls encountered in pediatric emergency room radiology.
Subcodes: PD, CT, US, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Karakas - MRI in Acute Abdomen
T. Goodman - Ultrasound and CT in Pediatric Emergency Radiology
L. Fenton - Pediatric Emergency Room Neuroradiology
P. Sagar - Pulmonary Embolism in Children
IC315.
This section will focus on review of current information after several years using Tomosynthesis and Screening Breast US in practice.
Subcodes: BR, MO, US, DM
Credits: 1.5 CME
E. Conant - Tomosynthesis: Where Are We Now?
L. Philpotts - Screening Breast US: Where Are We Now?
IC316.
The course will feature interactive discussion from experts on blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma and provide a review of the current state of practice.
Subcodes: ER, GI, GU
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Nicolaou - Imaging of Blunt Hepatobiliary and Splenic Injuries
M. Patlas - Imaging Blunt Bowel Trauma
J. Gross - Imaging Urologic Trauma
F. Munera - Imaging Penetrating Torso Trauma
IC317.
This session will focus on key anatomic features of paranasal sinuses and also on practical aspects and diagnostic challenges in sinonasal tumors and infections.
Subcodes: NR, HN
Credits: 1.5 CME
T. Kennedy - Anatomic Pearls of the Paranasal Sinuses
S. Mukherji - Sinonasal Tumors
A. Aiken - Sinonasal Infections
IC318.
This course will review of current imaging techniques and interventions for peripheral nerves. Topics include imaging of upper extremity and pelvic nerves; common locations for pathology, optimizing protocols, and important imaging findings for each type of pathology. Common and new image guided interventions for peripheral nerves, injections and cryoablation will be discussed.
Subcodes: MK, MR, US
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Gyftopoulos - Upper Extremity Neuropathies
T. Wong - MR Neurography of the Pelvis
R. Adler - Peripheral Nerve Interventions

Thursday, May 04, 2017

7:00 AM8:00 AM
PH07. Power Hour. Gastrointestinal Imaging
Credits: 1 CME
PH08. Power Hour. Nuclear Medicine
Credits: 1 CME
8:30 AM10:00 AM
IC401.
This course will discuss and review important diagnoses that are easy to overlook, important to diagnose clinically, and common to occur in a general radiology practice.
Subcodes: MK, MR, GN
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Chung - Elbow Pitfalls
K. Buckwalter - Wrist Pitfalls
L. Ladd - Spine Pitfalls
D. Blankenbaker - Hip Pitfalls
IC402.
This section will include presentations that provide information on the latest surgical updates in breast imaging.
Subcodes: BR, US, BI, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
D. Plecha - Axillary Lymph Node Evaluation
R. Shenk - What Your Surgeon Wants to Know
IC403.
This course will be a case-based session that highlights the diagnosis and intervention for DVT and PE, the potential utilization of PERTs (PE Response Teams) and the current role of IVC filters.
Subcodes: VI, CH
Credits: 1.5 CME
R. Winokur - Outcomes of PE Intervention and PE Response Teams (PERT)
R. Hieb - Case-Based Review of PE Thrombolysis and IVC Filters: What Is Their Role?
A. Nemcek - Case-Based Review of DVT: Can Intervention Help Prevent Long Term Morbidity?
IC404.
This session will discuss cutting-edge topics in pancreatic imaging - led by recognized experts in the field.
Subcodes: GI, CT, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
K. Sandrasegaran - Autoimmune Pancreatitis (IgG4-Related Disease)
D. Morgan - DECT of Pancreatic Cancer
E. Paulson - Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
SS18. Neuroradiology - Head and Neck
Subcodes: NR
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Mukherji - Head and Neck CT: Past, Present and Future
A. Aiken - Head and Neck Cancer Imaging Surveillance with NIRADS Template
SS19. Efficacy/Administration/Informatics - Safety/Quality
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1.5 CME
G. Sadigh - Safety and Quality in Medical Imaging: How Can We Improve
S. Deshmukh - Safety and Quality: Future Directions
9:30 AM10:30 AM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Connection Quad
10:30 AM12:00 NOON
IC405.
This course will highlight the neuroimaging tips and traps in imaging epilepsy and will include both pediatric and adult population.
Subcodes: NR, PD
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
J. Leach - Basic Approach and Must Know Lesions in Epilepsy
N. Salamon - Newer Classifications and Multimodal Epilepsy Imaging
E. Friedman - Pitfalls in Epilepsy Imaging
IC406.
This course will feature a discussion from experts on imaging in the setting of iatrogenic complications.
Subcodes: GI, GU, CT, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Katz - CT of Complications from Colonoscopy
G. Gayer - Iatrogenic Injuries to the GU Tract
E. Wolf - Imaging of Post-Operative Complications
IC407.
This course will review case-based clues to rapidly and confidently diagnose common and rare diseases on cardiovascular CT and MRI.
Subcodes: CA, CT, MR, CH
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Saboo - Twenty Thoracic Vascular Cases
E. Williamson - Twenty Cardiothoracic Oncology Cases
S. Kligerman - Twenty Pericardial Cases
P. Young - Twenty Coronary Artery and Myocardial Cases
IC408.
This course will focus on how structured radiology reports can be a valuable way to gain referrer trust and improve patient care. Also, specific ways we as radiologists can tailor our roles around the patient will be discussed.
Subcodes: ED, SO, ML
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Panicek - Structured Reporting: Success In Oncologic Imaging
J. Kemp - Patient Centered Radiology
SS20. Efficacy/Administration/Informatics - Policy
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1.5 CME
K. Juluru - The Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA) and Appropriate Use: What a Radiologist Needs to Know
Y. Anzai - Radiology Value Survey: Data and Transparency to Drive the Value of Care
SS21. Musculoskeletal - Tumor
Subcodes: MK
Credits: 1.5 CME
T. Haygood - Imaging of Metastases
M. Richardson - I Never Meta-Analysis I Didn't Like: What a Review of Recent Studies Tell Us About Tumor Imaging
A. Wyse -
D. Mintz -
12:00 NOON1:00 PM
THULUNCH. Complimentary Lunch in the Connection Quad on Thursday
1:30 PM3:00 PM
IC409.
This session will provide an update on common nuclear medicine imaging studies and therapy encountered in routine daily practice including VQ scans, thyroid cancer therapy and gastric emptying studies.
Subcodes: NM, MI, CH, GI
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
D. Metter - VQ Update
L. Gordon - Thyroid Cancer Therapy
K. Banks - Gastrointestinal Updates
IC410.
This course will feature an interactive discussion from experts on acute bone and joint injuries.
Subcodes: ER, MK, GN
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Sandstrom - Easily Missed Injuries in Hand and Wrist Trauma
M. Bernstein - Pelvic Fractures: Understanding Mechanism of Injury
U. Bodanapally - Acetabular Fractures: Simple Classification on 2D CT
M. Kumaravel - Soft Tissue Injuries in Ankle Trauma
IC411.
This session will focus on several controversial topics in abdominal imaging.
Subcodes: GU, GI, CT, HP
Credits: 1.5 CME
M. Davenport - Steroid Preps: Helpful, Hurtful, or Neither?
M. Moshiri - Controversies in Female Pelvic Imaging
M. Patlas - Positive Oral Contrast at CT
IC412.
In this course, attendees will learn the causes and imaging features of the painful hindfoot and forefoot. The imaging appearance of the postoperative foot and ankle will be reviewed for further understanding of common surgical techniques.
Subcodes: MK, MR, GN
Credits: 1.5 CME
W. Morrison - Imaging Checklist for the Painful Ankle and Hindfoot
M. Torriani - Imaging Checklist for the Painful Forefoot
M. Jesse - Postoperative Foot and Ankle
SS22. Vascular Interventions
Subcodes: VI
Credits: 1.5 CME
B. Kapoor - Neuro-Endocrine Liver Metastases - IR Perspective
N. Saad - BRTO vs TIPS in the Management of Gastric Varices
SS23. Genitourinary - Renal and Prostate
Subcodes: GU
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Ganeshan - Current Update on Hereditary Renal Cell Carcinoma
R. Paspulati - Post Treatment Imaging Follow-Up for Local Recurrence of Prostate Carcinoma
J. Leyendecker -
M. Romero -
3:00 PM3:30 PM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Celestin and Strand Foyers
3:30 PM5:00 PM
IC413.
Review of the MRI features of thoracic vascular lesions, controversies in acute aortic syndromes, and the spectrum of imaging findings of the post-operative aorta.
Subcodes: CH, VI, CT, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
C. Raptis - MRI of Thoracic Vascular Disease
S. Martinez-Jimenez - Acute Aortic Syndromes: An Update
B. Sundaram - Imaging the Post-Operative Aorta
IC414.
This course will feature approach of a pediatric radiologist to common musculoskeletal abnormalities as well common "do not touch" lesions.
Subcodes: PD, US, RF, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
V. Ho - Multifocal Bone Lesions
R. Iyer - Ultrasound in Pediatric Musculoskeletal Radiology
N. Mardis - Pediatric "Do Not Touch" Lesions
R. Guillerman - Pearls and Pitfalls in Pediatric Bone Marrow Imaging
IC415.
This section will feature lectures dedicated to reviewing the basics Breast US and discussion of breast calcifications on multiple breast imaging modalities.
Subcodes: BR, US, DM
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Holbrook - Evaluating Calcifications on Breast Imaging
R. Pham - Breast Ultrasound: The Basics
IC416.
This session will focus on essentials of vascular imaging with ultrasound including carotid Doppler, abdominal Doppler and assessment of extremities for DVT.
Subcodes: US, VI
Credits: 1.5 CME
K. Richman - Carotid US: Is There a Good Head on Those Shoulders?
C. Deurdulian - Basics in Abdominal Doppler Imaging
E. Bluth - Deep Venous Thrombosis
SS24. Gastrointestinal - Focal Liver and Biliary Disease
Subcodes: GI
Credits: 1.5 CME
R. Do - Using MRI to Decode Your Hypervascular Liver Lesion
C. Moreno - Advances in Biliary Imaging
D. Morgan -
SS25. Cardiac - Coronary
Subcodes: CA, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
N. Meyersohn - Emergency Cardiac CT and MRI: Pearls and Pitfalls
P. Rajiah - Imaging of Coronary Artery Anomalies
J. Hsu -
S. Kligerman -

Friday, May 05, 2017

7:00 AM8:00 AM
PH09. Power Hour. Musculoskeletal Imaging
Credits: 1 CME
PH10. Power Hour. Pediatric Imaging
Credits: 1 CME
8:30 AM10:00 AM
IC501.
This session will cover updates on managing thyroid nodules, technical and diagnostic pitfalls to avoid in scrotal sonography and evaluation of emergent conditions in the right upper quadrant.
Subcodes: US, HN, GU, ER
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
S. Bhatt - Thyroid Nodules: When to Cut it Out
D. Wolfman - Pitfalls in Scrotal Sonography
S. Sheth - Imaging of Right Upper Quadrant Emergencies
IC502.
This section will review and discuss how breast cancer evaluation requires a team approach.
Subcodes: BR, HP, PS
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Mussallem - Risk Assessment Models: Their Place in Practice?
S. Kane - Breast Care Team Nurse Navigator: Purpose and Function
IC503.
This session will predominantly focus on the non traumatic head and neck emergency imaging including neck and airway , orbital and temporal bone emergencies.
Subcodes: NR, HN, ER
Credits: 1.5 CME
S. Mukherjee - Temporal Bone Emergencies
M. Michel - Neck and Airway Emergencies
M. Cunnane - Orbital Emergencies
IC504.
A primer on the radiographic detection of mediastinal masses, and the cross-sectional imaging of neoplastic and non-neoplastic mediastinal disease.
Subcodes: CH, RF, CT, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
R. Shah - The Mediastinum: Anatomic and Imaging Features
R. Madan - Imaging of Neoplastic Mediastinal Disease
G. Abbott - Imaging of Non-Neoplastic Mediastinal Disease
SS26. General/Emergency
Subcodes: GN, ER
Credits: 1.5 CME
J. Johnson - Preparing for a Mass Casualty Event
J. Gross - Responding to a Mass Casualty Event
K. Archer-Arroyo -
R. Levenson -
SS27. Gastrointestinal - Advanced Abdominal Imaging
Subcodes: GI
Credits: 1.5 CME
L. Ananthakrishnan - New Insights on Spectral CT for Abdominal Imaging
E. Tamm - An Update on Imaging and Its Role in Pancreatic Cancer
M. Rezvani -
B. Tahir -
10:00 AM10:30 AM
BEVERAGE. Beverage Break-Celestin and Strand Foyers
10:30 AM12:00 NOON
IC505.
This course will review the state of the art MR and CT imaging techniques for native cardiac valves and pre-planning for TAVR and TMVR, and radiographic diagnosis of valvular heart disease.
Subcodes: CA, CH, RF, CT
Credits: 1.5 CME
K. Cummings - CA MRI Techniques: Assessment - Valvular Heart Disease
D. Entrikin - CA CT Techniques: Assessment - Valvular Heart Disease
A. Shah - Role of CT Prior to and after TAVR and TMVR
C. Green - Diagnosing Structural Heart Disease on Radiographs
IC506.
This session provides an overview of the key issues in rectal cancer imaging with MR, from the SAR DFP.
Subcodes: GI, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME
Z. Kassam - Initial Staging
H. Kaur - Pitfalls in Rectal MR
M. Gollub - Response to Therapy
IC507.
This course will feature prenatal and postnatal imaging of common central nervous system abnormalities; imaging of common head and neck abnormalities, and pediatric temporal bone imaging.
Subcodes: PD, NR, HN
Credits: 1.5 CME
A. Tekes - Pediatric Temporal Bone
H. Parmar - Pediatric Head and Neck: Tumors and Vascular Malformations
P. Cornejo - Fetal Neuro MRI
J. Curran - Common Central Nervous System Malformations
IC508.
This course will provide a review of the imaging features of benign and malignant bone tumors and an update on the use of advanced imaging techniques for diagnosis and treatment planning. This section will also review disease processes that may mimic a bone tumor.
Subcodes: MK, GN, MR
Credits: 1.5 CME/SAM
M. Murphey - Benign Bone Tumor - When is Further Assessment Necessary
L. Fayad - Malignant Bone Tumors: What Can MRI Do For You?
D. Wenger - Tumor Simulators: Imaging Pearls and Pitfalls
SS28. Breast - Screening/Pathology
Subcodes: BR
Credits: 1.5 CME
D. Copit - Patient Anxiety and Breast Imaging: Facts, Fiction, and What We Can Do to Improve Patient Experience
D. Jeffries - Localizing for Surgery: The Next Generation
SS29. Efficacy/Administration/Informatics - Appropriateness
Subcodes: ED
Credits: 1.5 CME
H. Zafar - Impact of Evidence-Based Feedback on Imaging Orders
J. Eng - Machine Learning in Radiology: Will it Work