Department of Radiology

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Upcoming Continuing Medical Education Events

July 2018

Chatham Bars Inn - deck view

40th Annual Diagnostic Imaging on the Cape

July 9, 2018 to July 13, 2018

Chatham Bars Inn
Chatham, Massachusetts

Our annual five-day summer course, now in its 40th year, is designed for radiologists in clinical practice. This year's course will include lectures related to challenging cases and diagnostic pitfalls. Speakers will discuss advanced techniques as well as offer practical tips and share imaging protocols to enhance image acquisition and interpretation skills. The program will cover topics in musculoskeletal, neuro, thoracic, and body imaging. Additionally, the speakers will emphasize indications for complementary use of different imaging modalities. SAM credits will be offered throughout the week.

October 2018

University of Pennsylvania library

Diagnosis in the Neuraxis: Comprehensive Clinical Review for the Core, CAQ & MOC

October 6, 2018 to October 9, 2018

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine (PCAM), University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

This University of Pennsylvania radiology review course will provide a comprehensive review of neuroradiology provided by experienced Penn Radiology faculty with selected invited experts. The course is specially designed for radiologists in training, senior residents taking their certifying exam, and neuroradiology fellows preparing for their CAQs, as well as practicing radiologists taking their MOCs who are looking for a comprehensive review of neuroradiology. Multiple choice-type questions geared towards exam preparation as well as Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) qualified by the American Board of Radiology, will be offered daily. The SAMs meet the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

November 2018

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel Poolside at night

Imaging Advances 2018

November 4, 2018 to November 7, 2018

Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
San Juan, Puerto Rico

This general course will offer topics in breast, thoracic, head and neck, gynecological, genitourinary, and thyroid imaging. Particular highlights include:

  • Presentations on breast MRI and tomosynthesis
  • An update on the newly published recommendations for thyroid nodule biopsy
  • A review of the current status and techniques for lung, prostate and ovarian cancer screening
  • A review of radiographic findings related to new oncologic therapies
  • The use of robotic surgery in head and neck cancers

Presentations will also address, diagnostic challenges and pitfalls. Participants will also have the opportunity to earn SAM credits throughout the week.

January 2019

Punta Mita Resort, Mexico, Exterior

Breast Imaging at the Beach

January 7, 2019 to January 10, 2019

Four Seasons Resort
Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexico

Penn Radiology is going back to the fabulous Four Seasons, Punta Mita, Mexico, for our 14th annual Breast Imaging course. The program is designed for full or part-time breast radiologists and may also be of interest to breast surgeons and breast imaging technologists. In addition to a review of breast imaging fundamentals, which is offered to improve interpretation skills, lectures will include technologies such as digital breast tomosynthesis, screening breast ultrasound, as well as full and abbreviated breast MRI protocols. We will look at the evolving data that support these technologies and consider patient-specific factors that contribute to imaging decisions.

March 2019

Atlantis

Radiology After Hours: Acute Diagnoses On Evenings And Weekends

March 26, 2019 to March 29, 2019

Atlantis Paradise Island Resort
Nassau, Bahamas

Rapid changes in health care and recent technological advances have steadily increased the demand for real-time imaging interpretation — 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a result, radiologists in most major health care centers as well as in private practice have been asked to provide after-hours, "final" interpretations. This program will review commonly seen disorders in all the key areas of the body to assist radiologists covering shifts outside their comfort zone. Over four days, faculty will provide participants with practical information to enhance image acquisition and interpretation skills and identify the best modality for a given clinical presentation. Selected topics within neuroradiology, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal radiology, chest and pediatric radiology will be covered.  Daily case conferences and the opportunity to earn SAM credits are included.

July 2019

Martha's Vineyard - House View

41st Annual Diagnostic Imaging: Back to the Vineyard

July 8, 2019 to July 12, 2019

Harbor View Hotel
Edgartown, Massachusetts

  • Vancouver, British Columbia - Waterfront View

    Around the Clock Imaging

    July 28, 2019 to August 2, 2019

    Fairmont Pacific Rim
    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Join Penn Radiology at the Fairmount Pacific Rim in beautiful, family friendly Vancouver, British Columbia. This course will focus on practical information to build interpretative skills that allow generation of succinct diagnostic considerations, appropriate reports and recommendations to our clinical colleagues and patients. It will cover timely, common topics in brain, head & neck, spine/MSK and chest/cardiac that we see around the clock. From arrival to daily work places, to attending a broad spectrum of multidisciplinary clinical conferences, to shifts after hours – you will be steady and ready. Image interpretation, modality advances, and protocol selection will be emphasized in a series of didactic presentations and interactive case-based sessions. Self-Assessment Modules (SAMS) qualified by the ABR will be offered daily. And, explore the outdoors, have steak on the lake, or run in the sun for fun. 

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