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  1. 1. Emory University School of Medicine Department of Radiology Division of Nuclear Medicine and TheVeterans Affairs Medical Center Atlanta, Georgia present NUCLEAR MEDICINE UPDATE: PET/CT, SPECT/CT, Nuclear Oncology, Cardiovascular Imaging, Renal Function Imaging, Peptide and Antibody Imaging andTherapy JULY 2-6, 2007 THE RITZ CARLTON AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA FACULTY COURSE DIRECTORS NAOMI P. ALAZRAKI, MD Professor of Radiology Emory University School of Medicine Chief, Nuclear Medicine VA Medical Center – Atlanta JAMES GALT, PhD Assistant Professor of Radiology Director, Nuclear Medicine Physics GUEST FACULTY MICHAEL D. DEVOUS, PhD Professor of Radiology University ofTexas Southwestern Med Dallas,TX LALITHA K. SHANKAR, MD, PHD Cancer Imaging Program National Cancer Institute Bethesda, MD JACK ZIFFER, MD, PHD Chief of Radiology Baptist Hospital Miami, FL EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE FABIO ESTEVES, MD Assistant Professor of Radiology Emory University Hospital WILLIAM A. FAJMAN, MD Associate Professor of Radiology Director, Nuclear Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital,Atlanta ERNEST V. GARCIA, PhD Professor of Radiology RAGHUVEER HALKAR, MD Associate Professor of Radiology Director, Nuclear Medicine, Emory University Hospital DAVID SCHUSTER, MD Associate Professor of Radiology Director, Nuclear Medicine ANDREW T. TAYLOR, MD Professor of Radiology
  2. 2. BENEFIT The program is designed for radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and technolo- gists. It emphasizes a practical review of several areas of clinical nuclear medicine and a presentation of recent developments in each. Objectives include: ■ Developing a better understanding of the current role of the imaging procedures presented and the appropriate use of the methods in clinical situations. ■ Developing interpretive skills and enhancing the interpreter’s ability to use image information to assist patient management. ■ Recognizing pitfalls in interpreting these studies. All clinical presentations will emphasize patient case material. SPONSORSHIP This program is sponsored by the Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Ra- diology, Emory University School of Medicine and theVeterans Affairs Medical Cen- ter in Atlanta, GA. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Division of Nuclear Medicine (404) 728-5082 All registration inquiries should be directed to the Office of Continuing Medical Ed- ucation, (888) 727-5695 toll free or (404) 727-5695. All registration inquiries should be directed to the Office of Continuing Medical Ed- ucation, (888) 727-5695 toll free or (404) 727-5695. TUITION The tuition of $625 includes refreshment breaks,course syllabus,and other amenities in- volved in creating a rewarding learning experience. Minimum and maximum enroll- ments have been established.Written cancellations received prior to the program will be refunded less a $50 administrative fee. A reduced tuition fee of $400 is offered for individuals who are actively employed as Nuclear Medicine Technologists or physician residents. A letter verifying this status from the individual’s medical or administrative director must accompany the registration. CREDIT The Emory University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Any technologist desiringVOICE credit from the Society of Nuclear Medicine should so indicate on the registration form. CELEBRATE THE 4TH AT THE RITZ-CARLTON AT AMELIA ISLAND CONFERENCE LOCATION AND LODGING For the second year, we are pleased to offer The Ritz-Carlton,Amelia Island as the lo- cation for the conference. The Ritz Carlton is located on a barrier island just off he coast of northeast Florida. It is approximately 25 miles from Jacksonville Interna- tionalAirport. All rooms have a private balcony with views of the ocean or the coast. Recreational activities abound, including a mile of sand dune beaches, water sports, deep-sea fishing, sailing and bicycle rentals. It boasts four restaurants including The Grill, aAA Five Diamond restaurant with more than 500 wines. Special amenities for course participants include: 1) CoastalView accommodations priced at $209 per night. Children under 18 may stay in the room free of charge. 2) The Ritz-Kids program is offered to course participants at a 10% discount. The Emory University School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, has secured a block of rooms at the Ritz. At this exceptional rate, rooms will sell out quickly. Reservations should be made as soon as possible,but not later than May 30, 2007. Please call 1-800-241-3333 and reference Emory’s Nuclear Medicine Update meeting, or visit their website at Enter the code EMOEMOA in the group code box to get the reduced room rate on the coastal view rooms. Each room is subject to 9% sales tax and there is a $15 per day valet parking fee (self- parking is unavailable). Amelia Island will host several Fourth of July Celebrations throughout the island. In addition, there are many interesting and significant attractions for the family to enjoy.Check out the culture and history of Florida’s barrier island at AIR AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION Amelia Island is serviced by the Jacksonville International Airport (30 minutes drive). Transportation to and from is available through Beaches Limousine at 888-454-6646. GENERAL INFORMATION It is the intent of Emory University School of Medicine to assure that its education mis- sion, and Continuing Medical Education activities in particular, should not be influ- enced by the special interest of individuals associated with its programs. Having an interest in or an affiliation with any corporate organization does not necessarily influ- ence a speaker’s presentation, but the relationship must be made known in advance to the audience in accordance with the Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.Any conflicts of interest will be announced prior to the start of the course.
  3. 3. Sunday, July 1 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Registration Monday, July 2 7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 PET/CT IN LYMPHOMA David Schuster, MD 8:10 PET/CT IN BREAST CANCER Naomi Alazraki, MD 8:45 PET/CT IN MELANOMA David Schuster, MD 9:25 BREAK 9:45 PET/CT IN HEAD AND NECK CAN- CERS David Schuster, MD 10:25 GI ONCOLOGIC PET/CT Fabio Esteves, MD 11:05 NEW INSTRUMENTATION FOR PET/CT James Galt, PhD 11:45 PET/CT IN THYROID DISEASES David Schuster, MD 12:30 pm THE ROLE OF MOLECULAR IMAGING IN CANCER TRIALS Lalitha K. Shankar, MD, PhD 1:00 ADJOURN Tuesday, July 3 7:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:30 NEW INSTRUMENTATION FOR SPECT IMAGING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW James Galt, PhD 8:10 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF MY- OCARDIAL PERFUSION SPECT Fabio Esteves, MD 8:55 HOW TO USE QUANTITATION IN IMAGE INTERPRETATION Ernest Garcia, PhD 9:45 EVALUATING PATIENTS IN THE ED WITH CHEST PAIN: THE ROLE OF NUCLEAR AND CT IMAGING Jack Ziffer, MD 10:00 BREAK 10:20 CT ANGIOGRAPHY OF THE CORO- NARY ARTERIES Jack Ziffer, MD 11:10 CARDIAC PET/CT Fabio Esteves, MD 11:50 SPECT/CT IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE Jack Ziffer, MD 12:40 pm PANEL DISCUSSION Ernest Garcia, PhD, Fabio Esteves, MD, James Galt, PhD, Jack Ziffer, MD Wednesday, July 4 Enjoy the Celebration! Thursday, July 5 7:00 am Continental Breakfast 7:30 PROSTATE CANCER: IMAGING METASTASES Naomi Alazraki, MD 8:10 HEPATOBILIARY IMAGING AND GI BLEEDING Raghuveer Halkar, MD 8:45 MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY THERA- PIES FOR LYMPHOMA AndrewTaylor, MD 9:30 BREAK 9:50 UPDATE ON NEUROIMAGING IN THE DEMENTIAS Michael Devous, PhD 10:40 HOW TO PREPARE TO HANDLE A NU- CLEAR TERROR EVENT Raghuveer Halkar, MD 11:15 OSTEOPOROSIS AND BONE DENSITY Naomi Alazraki, MD 12:05 pm MOLECULAR IMAGING OF PARKIN- SON’S DISEASE AND RELATED DIS- ORDERS Michael Devous, PhD 12:45 PANEL DISCUSSION 1:00 ADJOURN Friday, July 6 7:00 am Continental Breakfast 7:30 A CASE BASED APPROACH TO DIURESIS RENOGRAPHY Andrew Taylor, MD 8:30 BONE IMAGING INCLUDING PET William Fajman, MD 9:10 ACE INHIBITION RENOGRAPHY FOR THE DETECTION OF RVH Andrew Taylor, MD 10:00 BREAK 10:20 LUNG V/Q IN PIOPED (VS SPIRAL CT) William Fajman, MD 11:00 NEUROENDOCRINE TUMOR IMAGING Raghuveer Halkar, MD 11:35 THE ROLE OF FUNCTIONAL MRI REL- ATIVE TO PET AND SPECT Michael Devous, PhD 12:10 pm PET/CT IN LUNG CANCER William Fajman, MD 1:00 EVALUATION AND ADJOURNMENT
  4. 4. Register online at Detach and mail or fax to: CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION Emory University School of Medicine 1462 Clifton Road, N.E., Suite 276 Atlanta, Georgia 30322 Phone: (404) 727-5695 Toll Free: (888) 727-5695 Fax: (404) 727-5667 Email: (as it appears on card) ❑ ❑ Name ________________________________________________________ Card Number _________________________________________________ Expiration Date ________________________________________________ Signature _____________________________________________________ Name: _____________________________________________________ Specialty/Title: ______________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ City/State/Zip: ______________________________________________ Phone: ______________________ Fax: ______________________ Email: _____________________________________________________ Last Four Numbers of Social Security No. ________________________ (Required for CME Credit Tracking) Special Needs: __________________________________________ ❑ SNM/TSVOICE credit desired. TUITION: ____ $625 Physician ____ $400 Technologist / Resident Make check payable to: EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE NUCLEAR MEDICINE UPDATE JULY 2-6, 2007 Amelia Island, Florida REGISTRATION