Spring Training for RadiologistsDocument Transcript
MARCH3–8,2013SPRINGTRAININGFORRADIOLOGISTSTHEFAIRMONTPRINCESS–SCOTTSDALE,ARIZONARADIOLOGY ANDBIOMEDICAL IMAGINGUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIASAN FRANCISCO
2SPRING TRAINING FOR RADIOLOGISTSMARCH 3–8, 2013This course will help both general and subspecialty radiologists to improve interpretationof chest, abdominal, obstetric/gynecologic, neuro and musculoskeletal imaging. Thiswill be achieved through updated reviews of evidence-based practice, with particularemphasis on new and emerging technologies including CT Angiography, advanced MRI,high-resolution chest CT, and state-of-the art sonographic imaging. Interventionalprocedures commonly encountered in general practice will also be covered.Comprehensive reviews of radiology fundamentals and protocols, as well as focusedhot-topics and areas of innovation, will be emphasized throughout.Earn SAM Credit An opportunity for completion of a self-assessment module (SAM) willbe offered during this course. “What Bug is This? Patterns in Pulmonary Infection” for 1SAM credit will be presented on Thursday. This SAM was qualiﬁed by the AmericanBoard of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose offulﬁlling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certiﬁcation Program (reference #UCSD 02B0811-1151). SAM credits are required for radiologists certiﬁed since 2002.Upon completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:1. Improve image interpretation of the brain, head & neck, thoracic, musculoskeletaland abdominal organ systems;2. Improve performance of interventional procedures commonly performed in generalpractice;3. Develop strategies for reviewing studies in specialty radiology areas based on commondiseases and sites of disease;4. Formulate a ﬁndings-based, algorithmic approach to HRCT for suspected ﬁbrotic lungdisease;5. Develop guidelines for approaching pulmonary infections with an emphasis onaggressive and highly contagious diseases;6. Improve performance in the interpretation of complex obstetric and gynecologicsonographic examinations.
3UCSF FacultyThomas H. Urbania, MDCourse DirectorAssistant Professor of RadiologyAssistant Director, Radiology ResidencyMiles B. Conrad, MD, MPHAssistant Clinical Professor of RadiologyRoy A. Filly, MDProfessor Emeritus of Radiology,of Surgery, and of Obstetrics, Gynecology,and Reproductive SciencesCo-Founder, UCSF Fetal Treatment ProgramChristopher P. Hess, MD, PhDAssociate Professor of RadiologyChief, NeuroradiologyVeterans Affairs Medical CenterStephanie Weinstein, MDAssistant Clinical Professor of RadiologyAssistant Director, Radiology ResidencyChief, UltrasoundVeterans Affairs Medical CenterGuest FacultyMark J. Kransdorf, MDProfessor of RadiologyMayo Clinic Scottsdale, ArizonaEnrollmentPre-registration is encouraged to ensure your space in this course.Pre-register by January 4, 2013 and save $75 on your enrollment fee.TUITION $1050 for practicing physicians; $1000 for UCSF Radiology Alumni;$900 for fellows, residents, sonographers and nurses (with a letter of veriﬁcation)ON-SITE REGISTRATIONMonday, March 3, 2013 at 7:00 amThe Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona – 7575 East Princess DriveSYLLABUS Printable PDFs of presentations will be available online one week prior to thecourse, and attendees should print out and bring pertinent presentations with them. Anelectronic syllabus and paper notebook will be provided.You must provide an email address with your registration to receive advance syllabusinformation. Paper copies of presentations will not be provided onsite.Prickly Pear Cactus
6Scottsdale, Arizonawww.scottsdalecvb.com / www.visitphoenix.comEscape the end of winter by joining us in the southwest,and thaw out just in time for Spring! Scottsdale is locatedto the northeast of the capital city of Phoenix, in centralArizona in the heart of the lush Sonoran Desert. TheSonoran Desert ecosystem is the richest, most biologicallydiverse in the Americas, and is home to thousands ofspecies of plants and animals.This unique setting provides the city with a whole host ofbeneﬁts including breathtaking scenic vistas, anabundance of outdoor recreation options, and indigo skiesthat glow with more than 330 days of sunshine each year.And this magniﬁcent setting is just the beginning ofScottsdale’s story.Visit the Scottsdale CVB website above for information onweather, attractions, museums, shopping, golf, swimming,hiking, tours, and much more.Attractions in ScottsdaleMusical Instrument Museumwww.theMIM.org / from Fairmont: 5 miles westThe Heard Museum North Scottsdalewww.heard.org/north / from Fairmont: 10 miles northMcCormick-Stillman Railroad Parkwww.therailroadpark.com / from Fairmont: 9 miles southDowntown (Oldtown) Scottsdalewww.scottsdaledowntown.com / from Fairmont: 12 miles southAttractions in PhoenixThe Heard Museum Phoenix / www.heard.orgPapago Park / www.papagosalado.orgPapago Park is a 1200-acre city park that is home to thePhoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Gardens, museums (Historical,Military and Firemen’s), golf courses, theatres, archery, ﬁshing,sports complexes and the Sun Devil Stadium.@ www.theMIM.orgPlease be sure to join us for a Welcome Reception forall Attendees and their Guests in the early evening ofSunday, March 3 (location and time to be announced).
7Cactus League Baseballhttp://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/events/spring_trainingWatch some of MLB’s biggest stars and hot new rookies in pre-season action!Arizona Spring Training continues to be one of Phoenix/Scottsdale’s strongestvisitor attractions. There are a dozen popular MLB teams with camps in thePhoenix metro area, including the San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s, ChicagoCubs, Seattle Mariners, Arizona Diamondbacks and Anaheim Angels.For a full roster of teams, schedule information and where to ﬁnd tickets, visitthe website listed above.Photo courtesy of the Scottsdale CVBSuperstition Mountain
8The Fairmont Scottsdale Princesswww.fairmont.com/scottsdaleAAA Five-Diamond RatingWhen making your accommodation decisions, please take into consideration thatstaying at the host hotel helps UCSF meet its contractual obligations and keepsregistration fees reasonable. To ensure the conference rate, please book directlywith the hotel, using the website or phone numbers listed above.Be sure to register directly with the Fairmont to ensure that you are recognized asbeing with the UCSF conference.Join the Fairmont President’s Club prior to arrival to receive complimentary in-roominternet during your stay ($14 per day). Log onto: www.fairmont.com/fpcThis magniﬁcent resort is scenically set against the backdrop of Arizona’s McDowellMountains and pays tribute to Arizona’s Spanish Colonial heritage. Boasting theWillow Stream Spa, rated as one of the best Spas in North America (rated by CondéNast Traveler and Travel & Leisure), three award-winning restaurants, state-of-the artmeeting facilities, and two 18-hole championship golf courses — one of which ishome to the Annual PGA Tour FBR (Phoenix) Open — the resort will leave you withthe beneﬁts of world-class hospitality in the Valley of the Sun.South Pool (daytime)South Pool (nighttime)
9AccommodationsBook online at http://resweb.passkey.com/go/ucsfspringReservations: 800–344–4758 / 480–585–48487575 East Princess Drive – Scottsdale, Arizona 85255Reservation deadline: Friday, February 1, 2013Room rate: $339 Fairmont Room, single/double occupancy.Roomrate is offered Feb. 28 - March 13 (upon availability).The Fairmont Scottsdale has reserved a limited block of roomsat special room rates for this conference. Use the link above orcall the Reservations Department directly at the number listedabove, and mention that you are attending the UCSFRadiology course to receive the discounted rate.Make your reservation early as rooms are limited and will likelysell-out the weekend following the conference. Reservationrequests made after the deadline will be extended at theconference rates on a space-available basis only. A credit cardnumber is required to guarantee your reservation.Reservations cancelled up to 30 days prior to arrival will berefunded; cancelled within 30 days prior to arrival will becharged a one-night stay. Each extra person sharing a room willbe charged an additional $30 per night, maximum occupancyper room is four persons. There is no charge for children up tothe age of 18 years who share with their parents. Check-in timeis 4:00 pm, check-out is 12:00 noon.Rates exclude state hotel room tax of 14.92% (subject tochange). $12 round-trip porterage, and $2 per person, per-dayhousekeeping service charges. Overnight valet parking is $23per night, overnight self-park is $8 per night (subject to change).
10Air TravelUCSF Radiology has negotiated special discounts with American and United Airlines forradiology course attendees to Phoenix Sky Harbor airport (PHX), http://skyharbor.com.To ensure the lowest fares, book with the airline directly using the codes below:Airline Website Code TelAmerican www.aa.com/groups 9833BP 800–433–1790United www.ual.com ZN8V234613 800–521–4041 ($25 fee via phone)“Sonoran Splash”Family Pool(East Pool)Car RentalHertz 800–654–2240CV # 01SY0253UCSF Spring TrainingArrangements have been made withHertz Car Rental for special ratesduring this UCSF meeting, as well asone week before and after thismeeting. Reserve using the phoneand CV numbers listed above.
11REGISTRATIONSPRING TRAINING FOR RADIOLOGISTS (RAD 13 027)March 3–8, 2013 / The Fairmont Scottsdale, ArizonaEarly Enrollment Deadline: January 4, 2013Four easy ways to register:1. Online at www.cme.ucsf.edu2. Fax this form to 415−502−17953. Mail this form to UCSF Ofﬁce of CME, PO Box 45368, San Francisco, CA 94145–03684. Phone using Visa, Amex or MC. 415−476−5808, 8:30 am-4:00 pm (Paciﬁc time)REGISTRANT INFORMATION (PLEASE PRINT)Name ______________________________________________________________________First Last DegreeAddress __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Tel ________________________________ Fax ________________________________Area Code Area CodeE-mail _____________________________________________________________________You must provide an email address with your registration to receive advance syllabusinformation. Paper copies will not be provided on site.Would you like to receive general UCSF Radiology CME email notices? Yes NoMonth/Day of Birth for record veriﬁcation: _______ / _______ / X Xmonth dayCOURSE REGISTRATIONCheck one: BY 1/4/13 AFTER 1/4/13 Physician $ 975 $1050 UCSF Radiology Alumnus/active military $ 925 $1000 Resident/fellow/nurse/sonographer/ $ 825 $ 900technologist (with letter of veriﬁcation)METHOD OF PAYMENT Check enclosed, payable to UC Regents.Please charge my: Visa Mastercard American ExpressCard No. _____________________________________________________________________Exp. Date ______________________ Signature _________________________________Payment may be made by credit card or by check or money order drawn on a U.S. bank inU.S. currency. We regret that we cannot accept checks drawn on foreign banks. Enrollmentconﬁrmation will be mailed to you within two weeks of receipt of the application.CANCELLATION A refund of the enrollment fee, less $75, will be made upon receipt of awritten request only by 2/22/13. No refunds will be made after this date. In the unlikelyevent that the program is cancelled, UCSF Radiology will refund the registration fee in full,but cannot be responsible for any hotel or travel costs.