Department of Radiology

Penn Radiology has hosted comprehensive CME courses featuring world-renowned speakers at a variety of domestic and international locations.


January 10-13
Breast Imaging in the Caribbean
The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
Cayman Islands

February 15-19
A Mexican Excursion with Neuro and Neck Immersion
Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Golf & Spa Resort
San José del Cabo, Mexico

March 21-24
Pearls, Pitfalls & Protocols: Spring Imaging Update in Disney
The Grand Floridian
Orlando, Florida

July 11-15
Diagnostic Imaging on the Cape
Chatham Bars Inn
Chatham, Massachusetts

October 27-30
Comprehensive Neuroradiology: Best Practices
The Westin Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

November 6-10
Oncologic Imaging: What Matters to Patient Care
Eau Palm Resort & Spa
Manalapan, Florida

Upcoming Continuing Medical Education Events

January 2017


Breast Imaging at the Beach

January 9, 2017 to January 12, 2017

Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita
Bahia de Banderas, Mexico

Course designed to improve breast imaging expertise and review latest diagnostic guidelines with internationally recognized speakers at the Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita, Mexico.

  • March 2017

    Atlantis, Paradise Island

    Spring Imaging Update 2017

    March 27, 2017 to March 30, 2017

    Paradise Island, Bahamas

    Discussion focused on pitfalls to avoid and how to search for subtle findings. Over four days, faculty provided 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, head and neck imaging, abdominal imaging, musculoskeletal radiology, chest and pediatric radiology were covered.

  • April 2017


    Cardiothoracic & Body Imaging Update with Optional TAVR Workshop

    April 24, 2017 to April 27, 2017

    The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
    Palm Springs, California

    Noted Penn Medicine and guest faculty presented updates on the guidelines for handling incidental findings in the abdomen and pelvis, new staging systems for lung and other cancers and new reporting systems (LI-RADS and PI-RADS2), as well as practical tips for optimizing chest and body CT and MR scans and interpretations. Speakers also addressed implementing lung nodule screening, CT colonography, radiation dose reduction and quality assurance programs. Drs Jonathon Leipsic and Harold Litt also presented a workshop on Imaging for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

  • July 2017


    39th Annual Diagnostic Imaging: Back to the Vineyard

    July 10, 2017 to July 14, 2017

    Harbor View Hotel
    Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts

    This popular five-day summer seminar for radiologists in clinical practice has been a Penn Radiology staple for almost 40 years. Topics covered included thoracic, breast, thyroid, abdominal and gynecological imaging with emphasis placed on indications, practical tips and protocols, pitfalls and interpretation advice.

  • November 2017


    Imaging Advances in the Desert

    November 5, 2017 to November 8, 2017

    The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain
    Tucson, Arizona

    General and subspecialist radiologists in clinical practice found the lectures practical and easily applied to everyday practice. Speakers focused on the illustration of disease processes in the thoracic, musculoskeletal, abdominal and pelvic regions and emphasized practice pearls and pitfalls concerning the performance and interpretation of cross sectioning imaging in these areas.

  • January 2018


    Breast Imaging in the Caribbean

    January 7, 2018 to January 10, 2018

    The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman
    Cayman Islands

    We returned to the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, for this comprehensive breast imaging course. The program was developed to provide an up-to-date review of the fundamentals of breast imaging with the goal of helping radiologists improve interpretative and diagnostic acumen in mammography, tomosynthesis, ultrasound and MRI.

  • March 2018

    Magic Kingdom

    Spring Imaging Update

    March 19, 2018 to March 23, 2018

    Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    Orlando, Florida

    Over five half-days, experienced Penn Medicine faculty reviewed practical information to enhance image acquisition and image interpretation skills, highlighting key "pearls" and potential "diagnostic pitfalls." 

  • May 2018

    Tel Aviv Israel, Penn Radiology Concepts and Trends 2018 Course

    Concepts and Trends for Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

    May 7, 2018 to May 9, 2018

    Hilton Hotel Tel Aviv
    Tel Aviv, Israel

    This three-day course is designed to meet the educational needs of breast imaging and general radiologists, as well as other clinicians, who are involved in the care of patients undergoing diagnostic or interventional radiology procedures. Faculty will present current methods and future trends in breast cancer detection and diagnosis. Digital breast tomosynthesis, ultrasound, and MRI will be discussed, as well as secondary screening techniques (abbreviated MRI, whole breast ultrasound, and molecular breast imaging) and screening controversies. Minimally invasive biopsies and new therapies will be reviewed. Current research and methods to include under-represented populations will be considered. This meeting will address breast cancer topics from a multidisciplinary point-of-view, presented by speakers from Europe, the United States, and Israel.

  • Tel Aviv Israel - Penn Radiology Building A Bridge 2018 Course

    Building A Bridge Between Radiology and Orthopaedics: Controversies & Complications

    May 9, 2018 to May 11, 2018

    Hilton Hotel Tel Aviv
    Tel Aviv, Israel

    The bridge between Radiology and Orthopaedics is a key component to the success of providing patients with the best quality of care. This teamwork becomes even more significant when dealing with complications and with controversial issues. Our 3-day CME course will cover, in tandem, topics in musculoskeletal medicine including trauma, joint replacement, spine, tumors, and different joints from the radiologist and orthopaedist point of view. Each clinical talk delivered by an orthopaedist and radiologist will include, "What does the Radiologist need to know?" and "What do I need to know from the Radiologist?" Each session will include a multidisciplinary panel composed of internationally renowned radiologists and orthopaedic surgeons who will debate on "How I do it."

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