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Case Based Tutorials in Neuroradiology

A Self-Assessment Program Based on
Case Material

  • Location Hilton Head, SC
  • Date Sep 13 - 16 2018
  • Price $595 – $850*
  • Credits 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
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Course Description

This 4 day course, 4 hours per day, will be divided into 30 minutes segments in which key topics in neuroradiology and head/neck radiology will be presented in a case driven format.  Using an audience response system, registrants will actively participate in answering questions related to the challenging imaging material.  It is anticipated that in each 30 minute segment, approximately 7 cases will be shown and 2 to 3 questions will be presented for each case.

Educational Objectives

  • Develop an understanding of the crucial elements of a diagnostic report in brain, spine, and head / neck imaging.
  • Understand the basic underlying anatomy which allows a complete analysis of neuroradiology imaging.
  • Assure proper techniques and protocols in MR and CT.
  • Correlate pathology with the anatomic and clinical findings.

Target Audience

This course is intended for academic and community radiologists with a particular interest in neuroradiology and head and neck radiology, Residents and fellows preparing for ABR examinations with case presentation format, and Neurologists whose practice involves interpretation of neuroradiology images.


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 17.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.





Thursday, September 13

8:00 - 8:25 AMBreakfast
8:25 - 8:30 AMWelcome / Overview of Course - Dr. Quencer
8:30 - 9:00 AMMR Safety - Dr. Sidani
9:00 - 9:30 AM Pediatric brain tumors - Dr. Saigal
9:30 - 10:00 AMAdult brain tumors - Dr. Castillo
10:00 - 10:30 AM Spinal cord/canal Tumors - Dr. Quencer
11:00 - 11:30 AMSpinal Column Tumors - Dr. Quencer
11:30 - 12:00 PM Degenerative Disk Disease - Dr. Quencer
12:00 - 12:30 PMPost-operative Spine Imaging - Dr. Quencer
12:30 - 1:00 PM Post treatment Brain - Dr. Castillo

Friday, September 14

7:30 - 8:00 AMBreakfast
8:00 - 8:30 AMBrain Maturation - Dr. Saigal
8:30 - 9:00 AM Dysmyelinating Diseases - Dr. Saigal
9:00 - 9:30 AM Demyelinating diseases - Dr. Castillo
9:30 - 10:00 AM Orbital Disease - Dr Quencer
10:00 - 10:30 AM DISCUSSION/ BREAK
10:30 - 11:00 AM Base of Skull Lesions - Dr. Sidani
11:00 - 11:30 AM Seizures - Dr. Castillo
11:30 -12:00 PM Extracranial Vascular lesions - Dr Saigal
12:00 - 12:30 PMVascular Lesions of the Spine -Dr.Sidani

Saturday, September 15

7:30 - 8:00 AMBreakfast
8:00 - 8:30 AM Stroke: Arterial/ Venous - Dr. Castillo
8:30 - 9:00 AMSella / Parasellar Lesions - Dr. Castillo
9:00 - 9:30 AM Neuro CT In Pediatric Emergencies - Dr. Saigal
9:30 - 10:00 AMMiscellaneous Topics in Neuroradiology - Dr. Saigal
10:30 - 11:00 AM Adult Neck Disease - Dr. Sidani
11:00 - 11:30 AM Temporal bone Pathology - Dr. Sidani
11:30 - 12:00 PMBrain Infection/Inflammation - Dr. Sidani
12:00 - 12:30 PM Spine Infection/Inflammation - Dr. Quencer

Sunday, September 16

7:30 - 8:00 AMBreakfast
8:00 - 8:30 AMParanasal Sinus Disease - Dr. Sidani
8:30 - 9:00 AM Naso/oro/hypo Pharyngeal lesions - Dr Sidani
9:00 - 9:30 AM Post-operative temporal bone - Dr. Sidani
9:30 - 10:00 AM Vestibular Schwannomas: What the Surgeon Needs to Know - Dr. Saigal
10:30 - 11:00 AMDegenerative/Metabolic Brain - Dr. Castillo
11:00 - 11:30 AM Congenital Brain Lesions - Dr. Saigal
11:30 - 12:00 PMMetabolic/Degenerative Spine Lesions - Dr. Quencer
12:00 - 12:30 PM MR of the Future and Artificial Intelligence - Dr. Castillo


Program Director

Robert M. Quencer, MD

Professor of Radiology, Neurosurgery, and Ophthalmology

Chairman of the Department of Radiology

The University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical Center
Miami, Florida




Mauricio Castillo, MD, FACR

James Scatliff Distinguished Professor of Radiology

Chief of Neuroradiology

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, NC


Gaurav Saigal, M.D.

Professor of Radiology

Chief of Neuroradiology

Chief of Pediatric Radiology

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine



Charif Sidani, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology

University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, FL




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$750.00
Technologists/Allied Health Prof.$650.00

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 08/13/2018.


Sign-in will take place on Thursday at 7:30 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 13, 2018, will receive a refund minus a $75 handling fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after that time.


You will receive registration confirmation via regular mail from the International Institute of Continuing Medical Education, Inc. approximately two weeks after your registration is received. Sorry, we are unable to confirm your registration by fax or email.

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.