Presented by the Department of Radiology University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Updatesin ImagingIncluding Screening July 3-9, 2005Montréal and Québec City, Canada Two World-Class Music Festivals
UpdatesT he UCSF Department of Radiology presents a new course covering topics ofpractical and clinical interest in up-to-date imaging. The material covered willinclude current information on imaging evaluation and interventionaltechniques in Womens Imaging and in abdominal, thoracic, musculoskeletaland neurovascular radiology. In addition, there will be special emphasis onevidence-based radiology, outcomes research and assessing the medicalliterature. Presentations will highlight practical applications and addresscurrent controversies surrounding cancer screening.Womens Imaging and Evidence-Based RadiologyJuly 3-5, 2005 in Montr´ al e Course Chair Vickie A. Feldstein, MD Associate Professor of Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Faculty University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Fergus V. Coakley, MD Jessica W.T. Leung, MD Associate Professor of Radiology Assistant Professor of Radiology Chief, Abdominal Imaging Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD Associate Professor of Radiology, Epidemiology and Bio-StatisticsObjectivesAt the completion of the Womens Imaging and Evidence-Based Radiology portionin Montreal, participants should be able to: • demonstrate increased knowledge of current imaging technology and protocols applicable to womens imaging; • describe and appreciate evidence-based radiology and outcomes research; • gain expertise in diagnosing benign and malignant diseases of the breast and ovaries; • assess the current role and value of imaging in "whole body" and cancer screening; • better perform and interpret sonograms of the uterus and adnexae; • compare the utilization of ultrasound and MRI in the evaluation of the breast; • describe techniques for breast biopsies and ultrasound-guided procedures; • utilize CT and MR in the evaluation of gynecologic pathology and in assessing pregnant women.
in Imaging Program Highlights • Spotlight on Womens Imaging • Controversies in Cancer Screening • Reading the Medical Literature, Evidence-based Radiology and Outcomes Research • Case of the Day • Meet the Professor Sessions • CME credits in Breast Imaging and in Ultrasound (including Vascular) Body, Thoracic, Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging July 7-9, 2005 in Qu´ bec City e Course Chair Guest Faculty Vickie A. Feldstein, MD Jeffrey S. Klein, MD Associate Professor of Radiology Professor of Radiology and of Obstetrics, Gynecology and University of Vermont Reproductive Sciences College of Medicine University of California, San Francisco Chief of Thoracic Radiology School of Medicine Fletcher Allen Health Care Burlington, Vermont Faculty University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine Fergus V. Coakley, MD Christopher F. Dowd, MD Associate Professor of Radiology Professor of Radiology Chief, Abdominal Imaging Vincent D. McCormick, MD Professor of Radiology Objectives At the completion of the Body, Thoracic, Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging portion in Quebec City, participants should be able to: • demonstrate increased knowledge of current imaging technology and protocols applicable to abdominal, thoracic, musculoskeletal and neurologic radiology; • assess the value of US, CT and MR imaging techniques in evaluating hepatic and renal pathology; • diagnose benign and malignant liver diseases employing appropriate use of US, CT and MR; • better evaluate thoracic pathology, including lung cancer and pulmonary embolism; • describe the role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of stroke and intracranial hemorrhage; • recognize findings on MR examinations of the shoulder, knee and ankle; • describe techniques for thoracic interventions and biopsy procedures.
Womens Imaging / Evidence-Based RadiologyProgramSunday, July 3, 20057:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast7:30 Evidence Based Radiology: What Does It Mean Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD and Why You Should Care8:15 Breast Cancer Screening: Does It Work? Jessica W.T. Leung, MD9:00 Sonography of the Uterus and Endometrium Vickie A. Feldstein, MD9:45 Recess10:00 The Probably Benign Breast Lesion Jessica W.T. Leung, MD10:45 Screening Mammography: Does Practice Make Perfect? Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD11:30 Imaging-Guided Core Breast Biopsy: Facts and Controversies Jessica W.T. Leung, MD12:15 pm "Case of the Day" Presentation, Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel12:30 AdjournMonday, July 4, 20057:00 am Continental Breakfast7:00 Meet the Professors: Dr. Feldstein, Dr. Leung7:30 Breast Ultrasound: an Indispensable Tool Jessica W.T. Leung, MD8:15 Sonography of Ovarian Masses Vickie A. Feldstein, MD9:00 Breast MRI: Present and Future Jessica W.T. Leung, MD9:45 Recess10:00 CT/MRI of Adnexal Masses Fergus V. Coakley, MD10:45 Imaging Evaluation of Vaginal Bleeding Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD11:30 CT/MRI in the Pregnant Patient Fergus V. Coakley, MD12:15 pm "Case of the Day" Presentation, Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel12:30 AdjournTuesday, July 5, 20057:00 am Continental Breakfast7:00 Meet the Professors: Dr. Coakley, Dr. Smith-Bindman7:30 Interpreting the Medical Literature Made Easy Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD8:15 Whole Body CT Screening: Scan or Scam? Fergus V. Coakley, MD9:00 Cancer Screening for Radiologists Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD9:45 Recess10:00 Ultrasound Guidance for Procedures Vickie A. Feldstein, MD10:45 Pearls and Pitfalls in Abdominal CT Fergus V. Coakley, MD11:30 Interesting and Instructive Doppler Ultrasound Cases Vickie A. Feldstein, MD12:15 pm "Case of the Day" Presentation, Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel12:30 AdjournWednesday, July 6, 2005 – No formal course program to allow for travel to Quebec City.Accreditation The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accreditedby the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medicaleducation for physicians.UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.25 category 1 credits toward the AMAPhysician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spentin the activity.This group learning activity has been accredited by the CAR for Section 1 Credits as defined by theMaintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.These credits are inclusive of 4.5 credits in breast imaging, 4.5 credits in ultrasound, and .75 credits invascular ultrasound.Nurses: For purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRAcategory 1 credit by organizations accredited by the ACCME.Technologists: This program is approved for AMA-CMA category 1 credit and will be accepted towardmeeting the continuing education requirements of the ASRT. Technologists may report 15.25 ECE pointsin Category B if they attend the entire program.
Body, Thoracic, Neuro and Musculoskeletal ImagingProgramThursday, July 7, 20057:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast7:30 Imaging of Hepatic Masses Fergus V. Coakley, MD8:15 Doppler Sonography of the Liver Vickie A. Feldstein, MD9:00 CT/ MRI of Renal and Adrenal Masses Fergus V. Coakley, MD9:45 Recess10:00 MRI of the Knee: Update Vincent D. McCormick, MD10:45 Endovascular Options for Stroke Therapy Christopher F. Dowd, MD11:30 MRI of the Shoulder: Update Vincent D. McCormick, MD12:15 pm "Case of the Day" Presentation, Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel12:30 AdjournFriday, July 8, 20057:00 am Continental Breakfast7:00 Meet the Professors: Dr. Dowd, Dr. Klein7:30 Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Christopher F. Dowd, MD8:15 CT of Pulmonary Thromboembolism Jeffrey S. Klein, MD9:00 Vascular Birthmarks: Hemangiomas and Christopher F. Dowd, MD Vascular Malformations9:45 Recess10:00 Evaluation of the Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Jeffrey S. Klein, MD10:45 MRI of the Ankle: Update Vincent D. McCormick, MD11:30 Staging of Lung Cancer Jeffrey S. Klein, MD12:15 pm "Case of the Day" Presentation, Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel12:30 AdjournSaturday, July 9, 20057:00 am Continental Breakfast7:00 Meet the Professors: Dr. McCormick7:30 Transthoracic Needle Biopsy Jeffrey S. Klein, MD8:15 MR in Musculoskeletal Trauma Vincent D. McCormick, MD9:00 Transcatheter Drainage of Intrathoracic Collections Jeffrey S. Klein, MD9:45 Recess10:00 AVMs and AVFs from A to Z Christopher F. Dowd, MD10:45 Imaging Correlates in Extremity Trauma Vincent D. McCormick, MD11:30 Vertebroplasty: How I Do It Christopher F. Dowd, MD12:15 pm "Case of the Day" Presentation, Questions and Discussion Faculty Panel12:30 AdjournAccreditation The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accreditedby the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medicaleducation for physicians.UCSF designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.25 category 1 credits toward the AMAPhysician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spentin the activity.This group learning activity has been accredited by the CAR for Section 1 Credits as defined by theMaintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.These credits are inclusive .75 credits in ultrasound, and .75 credits in vascular ultrasound.Nurses: For purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRAcategory 1 credit by organizations accredited by the ACCME.Technologists: This program is approved for AMA-CMA category 1 credit and will be accepted towardmeeting the continuing education requirements of the ASRT. Technologists may report 15.25 ECE pointsin Category B if they attend the entire program.
tréal The indoor schedule of events and on-sale ticket date will be released in May 2005. As for the outdoor schedule it will be unveiled in the beginning of June 2005. If you wish to receive all the information about the Festival International de Jazz de Montréals exclusive offers and access to pre-sale tickets, subscribe to the free newsletter via the festival web site www.montrealjazzfest.com or directly through this link: http://www.newsletterspectra.com/ You may also visit last year’s website in order to get an idea of exactly how the festival takes place as well as an idea of the type of entertainment that can be expected. If you have questions, the Festival organizers can be reached at (514) 871-1881 or toll free 1-888-515-0515. If you are attending both sessions of this course, travel by train from Montreal to Quebec City in approximately 3 hours. Located above the VIA Rail and Amtrak stations, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel is the site of our Montreal session. This beautiful property was recently recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the 500 greatest hotels in the world and offers deluxe accommodations minutes from the outdoor stages. From the hotel lobby the elevator will take you directly to the train station where you will board the train for Quebec City. The Quebec Train station is a 5 minute cab ride from the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac where our second session will be held. For more information: www.montrealjazzfest.com
QuéThe Québec City Summer FestivalJuly 7-17 D uring the 17th and 18th centuries, Quebec City was the center of New France and its enormous territory. At the time, this empire covered all of what is known today as Eastern Canada, the Eastern United States, the Great Lakes and Louisiana, extending from Hudsons Bay in the North to Florida in the South. From its origin as a fur trading post to its present status as Quebecs provincial capital, Quebec City restores and celebrates elements from its past. Standing high on a bluff overlooking the mighty St. Lawrence River, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is not merely a hotel located in the heart of Old Quebec – it is the heart of Old Quebec. A stay at the château permits you easy walking access to all of the wonderful sites and experiences that Old Quebec has to offer, and a memorable and inspiring stay in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With architecture, pedestrian streets and fortifications, unique in North America, the Quebec region offers unequalled historical and cultural heritage. A visit to the Plains of Abraham and Old-Quebec will help you discover almost 400 years of history, while its shows, theatres and festivals will put you in a very celebratory mood. Quebec, one of the safest cities in North America, combines ageless European charm, plentiful green space, incredible restaurants, first class accommodations and a festival that knows how to throw out the welcome mat. Every year, the Quebec City Summer Festival pours on the attractions to create a unique atmosphere that draws holiday visitors.
becAnimating a UNESCO World Heritage treasure likeOld Quebec means doing things right. Imagine acity transformed into a giant outdoor stage, wherefor eleven days, hundreds of performers show offtheir talents at some ten venues in and around theold city, all within easy walking distance. As yourears thrill to multi-textured sounds from across oursmall planet, the historic walls of the old town andthe majestic St. Lawrence provide a soothing balmfor the eyes.Since 1968, the Festival has provided a window onmusical trends and traditionsfrom around the globe. Amajor showcase for planetaryculture, this eclectic eventprovides festival goers anopportunity to exploretraditions and trends in worldsound, rock, pop, blues,classic and new trends inmusic. With generous helpingsof street performances, there’sliterally something foreveryone.For more information about theannual Quebec City Summer Festivalplease visit their website,www.infofestival.com or call theiroffices at 418 529-5200 or888 992-5200.For more information: www.infofestival.com
Accommodationswww.fairmont.comThe Fairmont has reserved a limited block of rooms at a special room-rate for bothlocations. Reservations must be made by calling both hotels reservations departmentdirectly. Please mention that you are attending the UCSF Radiology course to receive thediscounted rates.Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth (July 3-5, 2005) tel: 514-861-3511 CD$ US$*Fairmont Room $259 $217Junior Suite $359 $300Fairmont Gold $379 $317* US$ exchange rates are as of 11/17/04 for comparison only. US registrants will be chargedthe exchange rate for the actual reservation dates.(Full and Executive Suites are available upon request and subject to availability.)Cancellation policy: Reservations are held until 6 pm unless a one nights deposit is made. Reservationscancelled less than 48 hours prior to arrival will be charged a one nights stay (plus taxes).The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac (July 7-9, 2005) tel: 418-692-3861 CD$ US$*Fairmont Room $299 $250Junior Suite $664 $555* US$ exchange rates are as of 11/17/04 for comparison only. US registrants will be chargedthe exchange rate for the actual reservation dates.(Fairmont Gold is available upon request and subject to availability.)Cancellation policy: Three nights’ room charge (plus taxes) for cancellations made less than72 hours prior to arrival; one nights room charge (plus taxes) for cancellations made within 30 days prior toarrival.Fairmont Toll-free Reservations tel: 800-441-1414 www.fairmont.comPlease make your reservation early as rooms may sell-out before the deadline of Friday,June 3, 2005. Reservation requests made after the deadline will be extended theconference rates on a space-available basis. A credit card number is required toguarantee your reservation.Air TravelUCSF Radiology has negotiated special fares with American and United Airlines forradiology course attendees, which can be booked withMontgomery 800-391-2287 or 415-391-2287 Pacific timeTravel fax: 415-391-2292 The Official UCSF Radiology travel agency Use the following tour codes to receive: 5% discount on any published fare in any class, OR 10% discount on any published fare booked 60 days prior to travel. Airline Call Code American 800-433-1790 15273 United 800-521-4041 510CFSpecial round-trip Zone Fares are also available for the cities and dates in which UCSFmeetings are being held. No Saturday night stay is required, with only seven daysadvance reservations and ticketing. Fares are fully refundable less an administrativeservice fee. Please contact the airline meeting desk for a comparison of zone andpublished fares to fit your needs.
Car RentalArrangements have been made with Hertz Rent A Car for special rates during this UCSFmeeting, as well as one week before and after this meeting. Call the Hertz ConventionDesk at 800-654-2240; be sure to tell the agent the meeting name and number:Updates in Imaging CV# 01SY0162. Due to the Canada Day Holiday, discount carrental rates will not apply on June 30 - July 2.VIA Rail Canada TransfersMake your reservations online at www.viarail.ca with Convention Code #10277.Discounts are available from July 1-11 between the conference cities and also along theWindsor-Quebec City corridor. Please call 1-888-842-7245 and mention code#10277 to receive the discount. Fare discounts apply to a maximum of two persons perpurchase: 5% off full adult first-class fare, 35% off full adult economy class, minimumfare $14. Other restrictions and discounts may apply.RegistrationComplete and mail the form below; or register online at http://cme.ucsf.edufor instant confirmation. (Course RAD 06 001)Early-bird discount deadline: May 6, 2005Cancellation: A refund of the enrollment fee, less $75, will be made upon receipt of awritten request by Friday, June 24, 2005. After this date, no refunds will be made.RAD 06 001 Updates in Imaging July 3-9, 2005 Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth • Montreal, Canada The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac • Québec City, CanadaEARLY ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: Friday, May 6, 2005Registrant Information Please print. Course Registration Full CourseName ___________________________________ By After First Last Degree Check one: 5/6/05 5/6/05Address _________________________________ MD, DO $845 $945 AHP* $645 $745________________________________________ City State Postal Code Session 1 only Session 2 only Womens/Evidence-Based Body/Thoracic/Neuro/Skeletal________________________________________ July 3-5, 2005 July 7-9, 2005 Country By AfterPhone ___________________________________ Check one: 5/6/05 5/6/05 Area Code MD, DO $475 $575Fax _____________________________________ Area Code AHP* $350 $450 *Allied Health Professionals include RN, RT, RDMS, fellows and residents,E-mail ___________________________________ and must provide letter of verification and/or ID to receive the AHP rate. Please add me to your priority email list. Method of Payment Check enclosed, payable to UC Regents.Month/Date of Birth ________ / ________ / X Xfor record verification Month Date Please charge my: Visa Mastercard _______________________________________ Card No. _______________________________________ Exp. Date _______________________________________Please complete and return this form to: Authorized SignatureUCSF Office of CME, PO Box 45368, San Francisco CA, 94145-0368 Fax: 415-502-1795Payment may be made by credit card or by check or money order issued at a U.S. bank in U.S. currency.We regret that we cannot accept checks drawn on foreign banks. Enrollment confirmation will be mailedto you within two weeks of receipt of the application.Course Cancellation A refund of the enrollment fee, less $75, will be made upon receipt of a writtenrequest only. After June 24, 2005, no refunds will be made.
________________ ________________ Univ. of California DATED MATERIAL Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PLEASE POST PAID Montreal and Quebec City, Canada Updates in Imaging San Francisco, California 94143-0629 Radiology Postgraduate Education 3333 California Street, Suite 375 University of California July 3-9, 2005 San FranciscoRAD 06 001 UPCOMING CME COURSES January 3-7, 2005 Clinical Imaging: New Year’s Review Freeport, Grand Bahama January 14-15 Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop San Francisco, California January 16-21 Body Imaging Update Kona, Hawaii January 23-28 A Practical Approach to Breast Imaging Kona, Hawaii February 6-8 Practical Musculoskeletal MRI Palm Springs, California February 9-11 CT/MRI of the Abdomen & Pelvis Palm Springs, California February 20-25 Neuro & Musculoskeletal Imaging Kona, Hawaii February 24-26 Cardiovascular MRI Visiting Fellowship San Francisco, California Feb 28 - Mar 4 Resident Review: Diagnostic Imaging San Francisco, California March 6-11 Cancer Imaging Update San Francisco, California March 11-13 Ob/Gyn and Sonography Update San Francisco, California March 13-18 Radiology Spring Training Scottsdale, Arizona March 18-20 Breast Imaging Update San Francisco, California April 10-15 Diagnostic Radiology on Kona Kona, Hawaii April 15-16 Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop San Francisco, California May 22-27 Imaging of the Emergency Patient Yosemite, California June 19-24 UCSF Radiology in Africa Victoria Falls, Zambia July 3-9 Updates in Imaging: Including Screening Montreal & Quebec City July 22-23 Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop San Francisco, California August 12-13 Virtual Colonoscopy Workshop San Francisco, California September 25-30 Radiology in the Wine Country Sonoma, California October 15-16 PET and PET/CT Imaging San Francisco, California October 17-21 Clinical MR/CT Imaging San Francisco, California Oct 30 - Nov 4 Diagnostic Radiology Seminars Maui, Hawaii November 7-11 Breast Imaging & Digital Mammography Palm Springs, California December 4-9 Imaging in the Caribbean St. John, U.S. Virgin Isles Log on to: http://www.radiology.ucsf.edu For all program inquiries, please contact the Department of Radiology Postgraduate Education. Phone 415-476-5731 E-mail email@example.com Fax 415-476-9213 Please contact us for information on other UCSF CME programs: Week-long Visiting Fellowships • Lecture DVD Series • eCME Online Learning Series