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Virtual Breast Imaging 2021, FEATURING TABAR & STAVROS

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Course Description

Please note: This course will be a virtual activity.

LECTURE TIMES ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME ON SATURDAY, MARCH 13TH

LECTURE TIMES ARE EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME ON SUNDAY, MARCH 14TH

Educational Objectives:

  • Review the basic principles and current guidelines for screening mammography
  • Address the multimodality approach to the evaluation of breast lesions
  • Outline the current applications of ultrasound in the screening and diagnostic arenas
  • Describe the major aspects of breast MR
  • Discuss ways to avoid the missed breast cancer
  • Delineate current and future applications of Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Explore breast density and the role of supplemental screening for breast cancer
  • Address new techniques, including abbreviated MR and contrast mammography
  • Recount the potential role of Molecular Breast Imaging for breast cancer screening and diagnosis
  • Understand the importance of good communication when talking with patients

 

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

Modality Breakdown

TOTAL HOURS OF CME:  15.25 HRS.

Breakdown of hours:

Mammography:  4.25 hours
Tomosynthesis:  1.75 hours
Breast Ultrasound:  6.0 hours
Breast MR:  1.75 hours

 

Schedule

Saturday, March 13

TIMES ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME 

(PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET YOUR CLOCKS FORWARD ONE HOUR THIS EVENING)

BREAST IMAGING: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

10:00- 10:05 AMWelcome and Announcements – LINVER
10:05- 11:00 AMThe History of Controlling Breast Cancer: Past and Present – TABAR
11:00 – 12:00 PMControlling Breast Cancer: the Future – TABAR
12:00 – 12:15 PM BREAK
12:15 – 1:15 PMAsymmetric Densities on the Mammogram – TABAR
1:15 – 1:30 PMQ & A for Dr. Tabar
1:30 – 2:00 PMLUNCH BREAK
2:00 – 2:45 PMDense Breasts: Outcomes & Supplemental Screening – BERG
2:45 – 3:30 PMImproving Specificity of Breast Ultrasound BIRADS 3, 4a - BERG
3:30 – 4:15 PMCancers Missed on Tomosynthesis: Case-Based Review - BERG
4:15 – 4:30 PMBREAK
4:30 – 5:15 PMScreening Breast Ultrasound: Pearls and Pitfalls- HOOLEY
5:15 – 6:00 PMTomosynthesis: Current Indications - HOOLEY
6:00 – 6:45 PM Artificial Intelligence: Applications in Breast Imaging - HOOLEY
6:45 – 7:00 PM Q & A for Dr.’s Berg and Hooley

(PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET YOUR CLOCKS FORWARD ONE HOUR THIS EVENING)

Sunday, March 14

TIMES ARE EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME 

(PLEASE REMEMBER TO SET YOUR CLOCKS FORWARD ONE HOUR ON THE EVENING OF MARCH 13)

ULTRASOUND, MR AND BEYOND

10:00 - 10:05 AMAnnouncements - LINVER
10:05 – 11:00 AMBreast Anatomy as seen with Ultrasound– STAVROS
11:00 – 12:00 AMBreast Cancer: Tabar Types and Molecular Subtypes by Ultrasound – STAVROS
12:00 – 12:15 PMBREAK
12:15 – 1:15 PMCombined Qualitative Diagnostic & Predictive Diagnostic Biomarkers: How it could be done – STAVROS
1:15 – 2:15 PMNon-Mass Findings on Ultrasound - STAVROS
2:15 – 2:30 PMQ & A for Dr. Stavros
2:30 – 3:00 PMLUNCH BREAK
3:00 – 3:45 PMBreast MR: Current Indications - COMSTOCK
3:45 – 4:30 PMAbbreviated MR and Contrast Enhanced Mammography - COMSTOCK
4:30 – 4:45 PMBREAK
4:45 – 5:30 PMMolecular Breast Imaging: Current Status - LINVER
5:30 – 6:15 PMTalking with Patients: Doing it Well - LINVER
6:15 – 6:30 PMQ & A for Dr.’s Comstock and Linver
6:30 PM COURSE CONCLUDES

Speakers

Program Director

Michael N. Linver, MD, FACR, FSBI

Clinical Professor of Radiology

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Adjunct Professor of Radiology

George Washington University School of Medicine

Director Emeritus of Mammography

X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, PC
Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Faculty

Wendie Berg, MD, PhD, FACR, FSBI

Professor of Radiology

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

 

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

Regina Hooley, MD, FSBI

Interim Breast Imaging Division Chief

Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

 

 

 

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

Professor Specialist

Department of Radiology
University of Texas Health Sciences Center
San Antonio, Texas

 

 

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

 

 

Registration

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Fees

Registration Type Regular Rate
Physicians$395.00
Residents, Fellows, Retired, Military$295.00
Technologists/Allied Health Prof.$195.00

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 .

 

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