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25th Annual Mammography in Santa Fe Silver Anniversary Conference

THE LEGENDS OF BREAST IMAGING: HONORING BREAST IMAGING’S PAST, PRESENT, & FUTURE LEADERS

  • Location Santa Fe, NM
  • Date Aug 3 - 7 2020
  • Price $195 – $2195*
  • Credits Didactic Lecture Course only 25.0 and up to 38.25 for entire 5 day course. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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Course Description

FOUR GREAT WAYS TO MEET ALL YOUR INITIAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR MQSA AND ACR ACCREDITATION IN MAMMOGRAPHY, BREAST MRI (Society of Breast MRI Hands – on 200 case review),  TOMOSYNTHESIS, & WHOLE BREAST ULTRASOUND, ALL IN ONE CONFERENCE!

  Welcome to the most comprehensive interactive breast imaging conference in the world!

This course is designed for radiologists who find themselves challenged by the new practical issues of performing successful high-quality breast imaging in a changing medical environment. This year, we have redesigned the course to better meet every radiologist’s ongoing breast imaging needs:

 FOUR GREAT WAYS TO MEET ALL YOUR INITIAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR MQSA, FDA, AND ACR ACCREDITATION IN MAMMOGRAPHY, BREAST MRI, TOMOSYNTHESIS, & WHOLE BREAST ULTRASOUND, ALL IN ONE CONFERENCE!

 

Attendees have a CHOICE of attending the didactic track encompassing all breast imaging modalities, and/or any or all of the FOUR interactive workshop tracks, all taught by a world class faculty:

  1. In MAMMOGRAPHY (300 unknown cases read by each attendee at the workstation)  [up to 10 hours of CME]
  2. In MRI (Society of Breast MRI Hands-on 200 case review at the workstation) [up to 10 hours of CME], and
  3. In TOMOSYNTHESIS (8 hours of interactive instruction- includes 200 tomosynthesis cases to be read at the workstation).
  4. In WHOLE BREAST ULTRASOUND (5 Hour training course plus 4 hour prerequisite self-study prior to hands-on session)

By doing so, attendees can meet the 240 case initial recertification requirements in mammography under MQSA, meet the 100 cases MRI interpretation requirements for ACR accreditation in breast MRI, and meet the initial 8 hours of training required by FDA for interpretation of Tomosynthesis cases!

Attendees can choose to attend only the didactic track, OR can combine the didactic track with ANY OR ALL of these interactive tracks! (In order to receive the 8 hour certification in tomosynthesis, FDA requires 8 hours of prior training in digital mammography. If you do not have prior training in digital mammography, this can be fulfilled by also taking the digital mammography workshop track.)

Attendees can also choose to attend the interactive workstation-based physician-only Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound track.

The extremely popular and successful hands-on workshops teaching stereotactic, ultrasound-guided, and MR needle biopsy techniques and Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound, featuring the latest equipment from a wide spectrum of vendors, will also again be offered and will be included as part of the didactic lecture track.

This year, we are honoring DR. GILLIAN NEWSTEAD as our Keynote Speaker.  DR. NEWSTEAD is considered one of the world’s outstanding experts in breast MRI.  Her groundbreaking work has helped set the standard for quality breast MRI worldwide.

 

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

Laszlo Tabar, MD, PhD, FACR (Hon.)

Dr. Tabar’s work more than anyone has proven the life-saving value of early detection with mammography and treatment in early phase.  He has mentored and trained thousands of radiologists world-wide, resulting in saving the lives of countless women.  He continues to teach and bring brilliant new concepts to light.

SPECIAL NOTICE TO THOSE WISHING TO OBTAIN THE 8 HOURS OF TRAINING IN BREAST TOMOSYNTHESIS:

This training will include interpretation of 200 tomosynthesis cases on your own at the workstation, and additional lecture material on tomosynthesis throughout the conference, for a total of 8 hours.  You will be expected to record the number of tomosynthesis cases you interpret, and the amount of time spent interpreting these cases, as that time will count toward the 8 hour initial total that is required by the FDA.

 

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, registrants will be able to:

  • Apply new and improved skills in perception to the interpretation of screening mammograms.
  • Develop strategies to counter the attacks on the performance of regular screening mammography in women beginning at age 40, especially those at high risk for breast cancer.
  • Perform a more comprehensive evaluation of screening-detected abnormalities, including appropriate use of special mammographic views, ultrasound, MR, and other modalities.
  • Appraise the current status of interventional breast procedures, especially core biopsy.
  • Perform the techniques of stereotactic, ultrasound, and MR-guided core needle biopsy of the breast.
  • Delineate the expanding role of Breast MR in everyday practice of breast imaging, including its role in screening high-risk patients, and the new role of abbreviated breast MR.
  • Perform interpretation of up to 300 digital mammograms at the workstation, documented toward accreditation or re-accreditation in mammography under MQSA
  • Perform interpretation of up to 200 Breast MR examinations, documented toward ACR Breast MR accreditation.
  • Acquire up to 8 hours of Tomosynthesis interactive instruction, documented toward fulfilling the 8 hours required by FDA for one to perform and interpret Tomosynthesis.
  • Appreciate the role of Whole Breast Ultrasound and Contrast Enhanced Mammography in breast cancer screening.
  • Understand the ever-increasing role of artificial intelligence in breast imaging.
  • Discern the burgeoning role of breast ultrasound as a screening and diagnostic tool.

 

Accreditation

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of Didactic Lecture Course only 25.0 and up to 38.25 for entire 5 day course. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Modality Breakdown

This program provides the following CME Credit Hours by Modality:
DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY (didactic sessions):  6.5 hours
BREAST ULTRASOUND (didactic sessions & interventional workshop):  6.0 hours
BREAST MRI (didactic sessions):  5.0 hours
DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY: WORKSHOP AT THE WORKSTATION:  up to 10.0 hours
BREAST MRI: WORKSHOP AT THE WORKSTATION:  up to 10.0 hours
TOMOSYNTHESIS INTERACTIVE COURSE (didactic & workshops): 8.0 hours
WHOLE BREAST ULTRASOUND (Special training sessions): 5.0 hours
Also – 6 SAMS

Schedule

Monday, August 03

QUALITY BREAST IMAGING: THE BASICS

7:00 – 7:30 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 7:45 AM Introduction and Announcements
7:45 – 8:30 AMThe History of Controlling Breast Cancer: Past and Present – TABAR
8:30 – 9:30 AMThe History of Controlling Breast Cancer: the Future – TABAR
9:30 – 10:15 AMBreast Anatomy as seen with Ultrasound– STAVROS
10:15 – 11:00 AMBREAK
11:00 – 12:00 Noon Massology and more – CARDENOSA (SAM lecture)
12:00 – 1:00 PMLUNCH AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE, sponsored by SIEMENS
1:00 – 2:00 PMBreast MR: Indications – NEWSTEAD (SAM lecture)
2:00 – 2:30 PMFundamentals of Breast MR: Interpretation – COMSTOCK
2:30 – 3:15 PMThe Art of Screening Mammography Interpretation - LINVER
3:15 PM CONCLUSION OF DAY’S DIDACTIC LECTURES
3:15 – 4:00 PMFOR THOSE TAKING ANY OF THE OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS: Introduction to the Workstation-based Workshops in Mammography, Tomosynthesis, and Breast MRI – COMSTOCK AND LINVER
4:00 - 6:00 PMFOR THOSE TAKING THE OPTIONAL MAMMOGRAPHY, TOMOSYNTHESIS, AND/OR BREAST MRI WORKSHOPS: First interpretive session at the workstation, with faculty assistance.
6:00 – 10:00 PMContinue interpretive sessions at the workstations, on your own.
4:00 – 6:00 PMFOR THOSE TAKING THE OPTIONAL AUTOMATED WHOLE BREAST ULTRASOUND WORKSHOP: Training session at the workstation, Part 1 – ROUX
6:00 – 9:00 PMTraining session at the workstation, Part 2 – on your own, with Dr. Roux as proctor (NOTE: You may choose to complete Part 2 later in the week during the afternoon or evening workstation sessions.)

Tuesday, August 04

BEYOND THE BASICS

7:00 – 8:00 AMFULL BREAKFAST AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE, sponsored by VOLPARA
8:00 – 8:30 AM Visit with vendors and faculty
8:30 – 9:15 AMBreast Tomosynthesis in Clinical Practice - DESTOUNIS
9:15 – 10:00 AMMultimodality Approach to Problem-solving - CARDENOSA
10:00 – 10:15 AMBREAK
10:15 – 11:15 AMPRESENTATION OF BREAST IMAGING LEGENDS – BIRD, CARDENOSA, EKLUND, NEWSTEAD, PARKER, PORTER, SCHMIDT, STAVROS, TABAR
11:15- 12:15 PMKEYNOTE LECTURE: A History of Breast MR – NEWSTEAD (SAM lecture)
12:15 – 1:15 PMLUNCH AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE sponsored by KONICA MINOLTA
1:15 – 2:00 PMMR of Lobular Breast Cancer - PORTER
2:00 – 2:45 PMAbbreviated MR and Contrast-enhanced Mammography - COMSTOCK
2:45 – 3:30 PMCombined Qualitative Diagnostic & Predictive Diagnostic Biomarkers: How it could be done - STAVROS
3:30 PM CONCLUSION OF DAY’S DIDACTIC LECTURES
3:30 – 6:30 PMSecond interpretation session at the workstation for Optional Mammography Hands-on 300 case review, Tomosynthesis Hands-on 200 case review, and Society of Breast MRI Hands-on 200 case review Tracks (with Faculty Proctors present for assistance)
6:30 – 10:00 PM Continued interpretation at the workstations (review on your own)

Wednesday, August 05

HANDS-ON INTERVENTIONAL BREAST IMAGING: CORE AND MORE

7:00– 8:00 AMFULL BREAKFAST AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE, sponsored by BEEKLEY MEDICAL
8:00 – 8:30 AM Visit with vendors and faculty
8:30 – 9:15 AMBreast Density and Breast Cancer Screening - DESTOUNIS
9:15 – 10:15 AMAsymmetries - TABAR
10:15 – 10:30 AMBREAK
10:30 – 11:15 AMBreast Cancer: Tabar Types and Molecular Subtypes by Ultrasound - STAVROS
11:15 – 12:15 AMUltrasound, Stereo, and MR Biopsy – GIESBRANDT (SAM lecture)
12:15 – 1:15 PMLUNCH AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE, sponsored by SENO MEDICAL
1:30 – 3:00 PMHANDS-ON WORKSHOPS in Ultrasound Biopsy, Stereotactic Biopsy, MR biopsy, and Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound - FACULTY
3:00 – 6:30 PMThird interpretation session at the workstation for Optional Mammography Hands-on 300 case review, Tomosynthesis Hands-on 200 case review, and Society of Breast MRI Hands-on 200 case review Tracks (with Faculty Proctors present for assistance)
6:30 – 10:00 PM Continued interpretation at the workstations (review on your own)

Thursday, August 06

TOMOSYNTHESIS AND MORE

7:00 – 8:00 AMFULL BREAKFAST AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE , sponsored by iCAD
8:00 – 8:45 AMTomosynthesis: Controversies and Advances - LEUNG
8:45 – 9:30 AMNon-Mass 2nd Look Ultrasound Features that correspond to Non-Mass-like Enhancement on MR - STAVROS
9:30 – 10:15 AMTomosynthesis Case Review - LINVER
10:15 – 10:30 AMBREAK
10:30 – 11:15 AMImaging Evaluation of Breast Symptoms - LEUNG
11:15 – 12:15 PMThe Screen-detected Lesion: What do you do Next? – CARDENOSA (SAM lecture)
12:15 – 1:15 PMLUNCH AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE, sponsored by HOLOGIC
1:15 – 2:00 PMBreast Imaging in the Setting of Pregnancy and Lactation - GIESBRANDT
2:00 – 2:45 PMUnusual Presentations and Histologies: Case-Based Learning - LEUNG
2:45 – 3:30 PMEstablishing Clinical, Imaging, and Pathology Correlation – CARDENOSA
3:30 PM CONCLUSION OF DAY’S DIDACTIC LECTURES
3:30 – 6:00 PMFOURTH AND FINAL interpretation session at the workstation for Optional Mammography Hands-on 300 case review, Tomosynthesis Hands-on 200 case review, and Society of Breast MRI Hands-on 200 case review Tracks (with Faculty Proctors present for assistance)
6:00 PM ALL WORKSTATION WORKSHOPS CLOSED DOWN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE CONFERENCE

Friday, August 07

BACK TO THE FUTURE!

7:00 – 8:00 AMFULL BREAKFAST AND LEARN (non-CME) LECTURE
8:00 – 9:00 AMThe Screening Guidelines Controversy - LINVER (SAM lecture)
9:00 – 9:45 AMEvaluation of the High Risk Patient – LEWIS
9:45 – 10:30 AMScreening with Whole Breast Ultrasound - ROUX
10:30– 10:45 AMBREAK
10:45 – 11:30 AMThe Role of AI in Breast Imaging: The Future?? - LINVER
11:30 – 12:00 NoonQuestions and Answers – ENTIRE FACULTY
12:00 NOON COURSE CONCLUDES

Speakers

PROGRAM CO-DIRECTORS

Michael N. Linver, MD, FACR, FSBI

Director Emeritus of Mammography

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, P.C.

Clinical Professor of Radiology

University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Adjunct Professor of Radiology

George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington, DC

 

Jamie Giesbrandt, MD

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, P.C.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

FEATURED KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

 

 

 Gillian M. Newstead, MD, ChB, FACR

Director of Global Breast Imaging

Department of Radiology

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

 

 

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER

 

 

 Laszlo Tabar, MD, PhD, FACR (Hon.)

Professor Emeritus of Radiology

Uppsala University Faculty of Medicine

Medical Director Emeritus

Department of Mammography

Falun Central Hospital
Falun, Sweden

 

 

GUEST FACULTY

 

Richard E. Bird, MD, FACR, FSBI

Emeritus Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology

Wake Forest School of Medicine and
University of North Carolina School of Medicine Wake Radiology, Retired

Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Gilda Cardeñosa, MS, MD, FACR, FSBI

Professor, Clinical Adjunct Staff - Breast Imaging

Department of Radiology

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, NC

 

Christopher Comstock, MD, FACR, FSBI

Director of Breast Imaging Education

Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center

Attending Radiologist

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

 

Stamatia Destounis, MD, FACR, FSBI

Clinical Professor of Imaging Sciences,

University of Rochester
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Rochester, New York

 

Bill Eklund, MD, FACR, FSBI

Clinical Professor of Radiology, Retired

Oregon Health Sciences University

Portland, Oregon 

 

Jessica W.T. Leung, MD, FACR, FSBI

Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Chief, Section of Breast Imaging

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

 

Steve Parker, MD

 

Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR

Director Emeritus

First Hill Diagnostic Imaging
Seattle, Washington

 

Susan G. Roux, MD

Medical Director

Carol Hatton Breast Care Center

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Monterey, California

 

Robert A. Schmidt, MD

Professor of Radiology, Retired

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

 A. Thomas Stavros, MD, FACR, FSRU, FSBI, FRANZCR

Professor Specialist

Department of Radiology

University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, Texas

 

LOCAL FACULTY

Tiffany Lewis, DO

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, P.C.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Anthony Miller, MD

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, P.C.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Stuart B. Paster, MD, FACR

Co-Director of Mammography (Retired)

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, P.C.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

 

Registration

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Fees

Registration Type Regular Rate

$100 off If you register by June 3rd! Simply use code 25MISF2020 below. DOES NOT APPLY TO THE STAND ALONE ABUS WORKSHOP

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PHYSICIAN REGISTRATION FEES

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Didactic course ONLY$1195.00
Didactic course PLUS Society of Breast MRI hands-on 200 case review$1650.00
Didactic course PLUS 300 case Mammo workshop$1650.00
Didactic course PLUS BOTH MR workshop & Mammo workshop$1950.00
Didactic course PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1450.00
Didactic course PLUS Mammo workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1850.00
Didactic course PLUS MR workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1850.00
Didactic course PLUS MR workshop PLUS Mammo workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$2195.00
Whole Breast Ultrasound Workshop, if attending didactic course$195.00
Whole Breast Ultrasound Workshop ONLY$295.00

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RESIDENT/FELLOW/RETIRED/MILITARY REGISTRATION FEES

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Didactic course ONLY$895.00
Didactic course PLUS Society of Breast MRI hands-on 200 case review$1295.00
Didactic course PLUS 300 case Mammo workshop$1295.00
Didactic course PLUS BOTH MR workshop & Mammo workshop$1595.00
Didactic course PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis$1150.00
Didactic course PLUS Mammo workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1495.00
Didactic course PLUS MR workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1495.00
Didactic course PLUS MR workshop PLUS Mammo workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1795.00
Whole Breast Ultrasound Workshop, if attending didactic course$100.00
Whole Breast Ultrasound Workshop ONLY$195.00

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TECHNOLOGISTS REGISTRATION FEES

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Didactic course ONLY$750.00
Didactic course PLUS Society of Breast MRI hands-on 200 case review$1150.00
Didactic course PLUS 300 case Mammo workshop$1150.00
Didactic course PLUS BOTH MR workshop & Mammo workshop$1395.00
Didactic course PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$995.00
Didactic course PLUS Mammo workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1250.00
Didactic course PLUS MR workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1250.00
Didactic course PLUS MR workshop PLUS Mammo workshop, PLUS 8 hour Tomosynthesis course$1595.00

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La Fonda Hotel

100 East San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501

(800)523-5002 or (505)982-5511

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Room Rate: $229.00 Single/Double
Group Code: X-ray Associates of New Mexico

Reservations must be received by Friday, July 3, 2020 or until block has been filled. After that date, room space available basis only. To be assured of a room at this lovely hotel, we urge you to make your reservations early. The charge for additional person(s) in a room, after two, is $15.00 each, per night. Children 12-and-under stay with parents, utilizing existing bedding. All sleeping rooms are subject to Lodger's tax of 7% and Gross Receipts tax. Theses taxes are subject to change without notice. Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and Check out time is 12:00 noon. Individual may change their hotel departure date as late as the day they arrive. Upon check in they will be asked to re-confirm their departure date by signature.

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La Fonda Hotel

100 E. San Francisco Street
Santa Fe NM 87501 United States

https://www.lafondasantafe.com/

800-523-5002

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