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Musculoskeletal Imaging: The Essentials

  • Location Hilton Head, SC
  • Date Sep 10 - 12 2018
  • Price $495 – $750*
  • Credits 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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Course Description

This 3-day course in Hilton Head, S.C. offers a review of the many facets of MSK radiology, from the essentials in MSK ultrasound to the state-of-the-art in MRI.  The speakers bring unique perspectives from 4 different major academic institutions, where they are actively engaged in both teaching and research.  The course runs from Monday morning through Wednesday afternoon, September 10-12, 2018, and will provide 16.0 hours of CME.        


Educational Objectives

  • To enhance participants’ understanding of some of the most common degenerative and traumatic pathologies affecting the upper and lower extremities
  • To improve participants’ skills in diagnostic and procedural ultrasound via didactic and hands-on training sessions.
  • To provide participants’ insight into the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in the realm of bone and soft tissue tumors.
  • To develop participants’ ability to tailor MSK MRI protocols to address specific clinical concerns


Target Audience

This course is intended for Radiologists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, and other Clinicians involved in caring for patients with Musculoskeletal disorders.



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.


The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



Monday, September 10

7:00 - 8:00 am Final Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:45 am Shoulder: Non-arthroplasty post-op shoulder - Fritz
8:45 - 9:15 amShoulder: Instability/Labrum/Glenoid track - Singer
9:15 - 9:45 am Shoulder: CT/MR scope correlation (case based) - Singer
9:45 - 10:15 am Elbow: MRI sports - Fritz
10:15 - 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 - 11:00 am Hip: labrum and internal derangement - Subhawong
11:00 - 11:30 amHip: Athletic pubalgia - Fritz
11:30 - 12:10 pmTumor Benign soft tissue - Amini
12:10 - 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 - 1:40 pm Tumor Malignant soft tissue - Amini
1:40 - 2:10 pm Misc Mixed case based (used for board review) - Singer
2:10 - 2:40 pmKnee: ACL/Posterolateral corner; Post-op Knee - Subhawong
2:40 - 3:00 pmBREAK
3:00 - 3:30 pm Knee: Cartilage imaging - Subhawong
3:30 - 4:00 pmKnee: Patellofemoral pathology - Subhawong
4:00 - 4:15 pmQ&A

Tuesday, September 11

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:45 am Foot/ankle: Toes-anatomy, pathology and surgery overview - Singer
8:45 - 9:30 am Adv MR Neurography LS Plexus - Fritz
9:30 - 10:15 amAdv Traumatic brachial plexus injuries - Singer
10:15 - 10:30 am BREAK
10:30 - 11:00 am U/S Upper extremity - Singer
11:00 - 11:30 am U/S Lower extremity - Subhawong
11:30 - 12:00 pm U/S Procedures and Pearls - Subhawong
12:00 - 1:00 pm LUNCH
1:00 - 2:00 pm U/S Hands on Demo - Subhawong and Singer
2:00 - 2:15 pm Q&A

Wednesday, September 12

7:30 - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:30 am Trauma general MSK - Singer
8:30 - 9:00 am Trauma Fixations and Reconstructions - Subhawong
9:00 - 9:45 am Adv Metal Suppression - Fritz
9:45 - 10:00 am BREAK
10:00 - 10:40 am Tumor Benign bone - Amini
10:40 - 11:10 am Tumor Malignant bone - Amini
11:10 - 11:40 amTumor Cases - Amini
11:40 - 12:25 pm Misc MSK Protocol Optimization - Fritz


Program Director

Ty Subhawong, MD

Musculoskeletal Radiology

Associate Professor of Radiology and Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Miami
Miami, Florida




Behrang Amini, M.D.

Department of Radiology

The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX


Jan Fritz, M.D., P.D.

Director of Interventional MR Imaging
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
Section of Musculoskeletal Radiology
Baltimore, MD


Adam Singer, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Section of Musculoskeletal Imaging
Emory Healthcare
Atlanta, GA



If you have any trouble registering for this event, please contact our support by calling 205-467-0290 Ext 101. If there is no immediate response please email us at info@iicme.net.


Registration Type Regular Rate
Residents, Fellows, Retired, Military$650.00
Technologists/Allied Health Prof.$550.00

A letter of verification from the Department Chairman must accompany the application of anyone wishing to qualify for the reduced rate. Enrollment will be confirmed on the basis of registration fee. We do not process registration without payment. We cannot guarantee course materials on site for a registration received after 08/10/2018.


Sign-in will take place on Monday at 7:00 AM in the Ballroom Foyer.

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Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island


Room Rate: $169.00 Standard View King/Double Queen

The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island understands the fine art of balancing work and play. New features at the resort include a heated shade pool and hot tub, a zero-entry lagoon swimming pool (seasonal) and children’s area. The full-service Arum Spa also offers guests the opportunity to experience a true Lowcountry spa experience, featuring local products and scents such as jasmine and sea salt. Our location within the Shipyard Plantation includes easy access to tennis, golf, beach, and bicycle rentals.

Resort amenities:

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • In Room Dining
  • Arum Spa (Call 843-341-2786 for more information)
  • Concierge
  • 24-hour business center
  • Complimentary shuttle service around Shipyard Plantation
  • High-speed internet access
  • Just Us Kids (kids program for 3-12 year olds. seasonal)
  • Onsite bicycle rentals
  • Nearby tennis and golf (with resort signing privileges)
  • Outdoor and shaded swimming pools


Sonesta Resort

130 Shipyard Drive
Hilton Head SC 29928 United States





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Cancellations received in writing by August 10, 2018, will receive a refund minus a $75 handling fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after that time.


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A Special Note To The Disabled

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. wish to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids or services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please indicate so on your registration form.

Disclosure Statement

It is the policy of the International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. to comply with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for commercial support of CME activities. All faculty participants in IICME programs are required to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to this meeting or its content. Faculty disclosure forms are included in the course syllabus and are available at the registration desk for participating review. In addition, faculty disclosure will be made at the beginning of each lecture.


The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., as sponsors of this meeting, claim no responsibility for the acts of any supplier to this meeting nor for the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from this event. The total amount of liability during the meeting will be limited to a refund of the attendance fee. Purchase non-refundable airline tickets at your own risk.