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Conference Schedule

Below you will find the conference schedules for the following offerings:

  • Musculoskeletal MRI
  • Breast Ultrasound Tutorial
  • Advances in Ob/Gyn Ultrasound
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Vascular Imaging & Doppler
  • Principles Tune-Up
  • Contrast Agents in Ultrasound
  • Abdominal Ultrasound

Musculoskeletal MRI

Monday, May 8 - Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017  
8:00 - 8:30 Optimization of MSK MRI Protocols William B. Morrison, MD
8:30 - 9:00 Arthrography - Techniques and Concepts; Do We Still Need It? Adam C. Zoga, MD
9:00 - 9:30 MRI of the Shoulder: The Basics William B. Morrison, MD
9:30 - 9:45 Break  
9:45 - 10:15 Shoulder Imaging in the Throwing Athlete Adam C. Zoga, MD
10:15 - 10:45 MRI of the Elbow William B. Morrison, MD
10:45 - 11:15 Sports Injuries of the Elbow Adam C. Zoga, MD
11:15 - 12:00 How To Report a Case Staff
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:00 MRI of the Wrist William B. Morrison, MD
2:00 - 2:30 MRI of the Hand and Fingers Adam C. Zoga, MD
2:30 - 3:00 Musculoskeletal Infection and Mimickers William B. Morrison, MD
3:00 - 3:30 Imaging of Bone Tumors Suzanne S. Long, MD
3:30 - 3:45 Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:45 - 4:15 Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors Suzanne S. Long, MD
4:15 - 4:45 Biopsy Devices and Interventional Principles Diane M. Deely, MD
4:45 - 5:15 Putting It All Together: Tumor Cases, Biopsies and Outcomes Diane M. Deely, MD
5:15 - 5:30 Q&A Staff
   
Tuesday, May 9, 2017  
8:00 - 8:30 Unifying Concepts in MSK Disease William B. Morrison, MD
8:30 - 9:00 Pediatric MSK - Advanced Imaging Sachin Dheer, MD
9:00 - 9:30 Imaging of the Boney Pelvis: Pubalgia and More Adam C. Zoga, MD
9:30 - 9:45 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
9:45 - 10:15 Hip Imaging: Impingement and Labral Tear Adam C. Zoga, MD
10:15 - 10:45 MRI of the Knee: Ligaments and Tendons Johannes B. Roedl, MD, PhD
10:45 - 11:15 MRI of the Knee: Menisci Adam C. Zoga, MD
11:15 - 12:00 How To Report a Case Staff
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:00 Cartilage Imaging and Reporting Johannes B. Roedl, MD, PhD
2:00 - 2:30 MRI of the Ankle I William B. Morrison, MD
2:30 - 3:00 MRI of the Ankle II William B. Morrison, md
3:00 - 3:30 How To Report a Case Staff
3:30 - 3:45 Break  
3:45 - 4:15 Sports-Specific Imaging Considerations Adam C. Zoga, MD
4:15 - 4:45 Advanced Injection Techniques Johannes B. Roedl, MD, PhD
4:45 - 5:15 MRI of the Midfoot and Forefoot William B. Morrison, MD
5:15 - 5:30 Q&A Staff

Women's Imaging Symposium
Breast Ultrasound Tutorial

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Moderator: Annina Wilkes, MD
8:00 - 8:10 Introduction Annina Wilkes, MD
8:10 - 9:00 Breast Ultrasound: Indications and Overview Annina Wilkes, MD
9:00 - 9:30 Physics Christopher R.B. Merritt, MD
9:30 - 10:15 Optimization Techniques Cynthia Rapp, BS, RDMS
10:15 - 10:45 Break  
10:45 - 11:15 BIRADS Lexicon Lisa Zorn, MD
11:15 - 12:00 Solid Masses Cynthia Rapp, BS, RDMS
12:00 - 12:30 Cystic Masses Cynthia Rapp, BS, RDMS
12:30 - 1:45 Lunch on your Own  
1:45 - 2:15 Ultrasound of the Axilla Lisa Zorn, MD
2:15 - 3:15 Screening by Ultrasound - Techniques and Controversies Regina Hooley, MD
3:15 - 3:45 Break in the xhibit Hall  
3:45 - 4:30 Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy Annina Wilkes, MD
4:30 - 5:00 Breast Ultrasound Contrast Imaging - A New Tool Flemming Forsberg, PhD

Women's Imaging Symposium
Advances in Ob/Gyn Symposium

Wednesday, May 10 - Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Moderator: Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
 
8:00 - 8:45 Are You in Compliance with Guidelines? Mani Montazemi, RDMS
8:45 - 9:30 Assessment of the Fetal Head, Face, and Neck Deborah Levine, MD, FACR
9:30 - 10:15 Pearls for Improving Image Quality Mani Montazemi, RDMS
10:15 - 10:45 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
10:45 - 11:30 Imaging of Zika - What the Radiologist Needs To Know Deborah Levine, MD, FACR
11:30 - 12:15 First Trimester Fetal Imaging Mariam Moshiri, MD
12:15 - 1:45 Lunch on your Own  
1:45 - 2:30 Sonographic Evaluation of Twins Deborah Levine, MD, FACR
2:30 - 3:15 Uterine Abnormalities Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
3:15 - 3:45 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
3:45 - 4:30 Transcervical Sonographic Ablation of Uterine Fibroids - Revolutionary Treatment Dipak Delvadia, DO
4:30 - 5:15 Imaging of the Postmenopausal Pelvis Deborah Levine, MD, FACR
5:15 - 5:30 Questions and Answers Faculty
   
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Moderator: Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
 
8:00 - 8:45 Imaging of Abdominal Pain in Pregnant Women Mariam Moshiri, MD
8:45 - 9:30 Sonographer: What is the Next Step? Mani Montazemi, RDMS
9:30 - 10:15 Adnexal/Ovarian Imaging Mariam Moshiri, MD
10:15 - 10:45 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
10:45 - 11:30 Postpartum Complication Mariam Moshiri, MD
11:30 - 12:15 Obstetrical Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Wednesday, May 10 - Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 
Moderator: Levon Nazarian, MD
8:00 - 8:45 Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Levon Nazarian, MD
8:45 - 9:30 Ultrasound of Shoulder Anatomy J. Antonio Bouffard, MD
9:30 - 10:15 Ultrasound of Shoulder Pathology Levon Nazarian, MD
10:15 - 10:45 Break  
10:45 - 11:30 Demonstration of Ultrasound of the Shoulder Nandkumar Rawool, MD, RDMS
11:30 - 12:00 Ultrasound of the Elbow Suzanne Long, MD
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:00 Ultrasound of the Hand/Wrist Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
2:00 - 2:30 Demonstration of Ultrasound of the Elbow, Hand, Wrist J. Antonio Bouffard, MD
2:30 - 2:45 Break  
2:45 - 3:30 Ultrasound of the Foot/Ankle Suzanne Long, MD
3:30 - 4:00 Demonstration of Ultrasound of the Foot/Ankle Nandkumar Rawool, MD, RDMS
4:00 - 4:30 Ultrasound of the Hip & Knee Levon Nazarian, MD
4:30 - 5:00 Demonstration of Ultrasound of the Hip & Knee Levon Nazarian, MD
5:00 - 5:45 Knobology: How to Make a Great Image Nandkumar Rawool, MD, RDMS
Thursday, May 11, 2017 
Moderator: Levon Nazarian, MD
8:00 - 8:45 Ultrasound of Peripheral Nerves Levon Nazarian, MD
8:45 - 9:15 Demonstration of Peripheral Nerve Scanning J. Antonio Bouffard, MD
9:15 - 9:30 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
9:30 - 10:00 Ultrasound in Rheumatology Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
10:00 - 10:45 Ultrasound in Joint Replacement Levon Nazarian, MD
10:45 - 11:00 Q&A  
11:00 - 12:00 Dynamic Imaging in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound J. Antonio Bouffard, MD
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:15 Interventional Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Todd Stitik, MD
2:15 - 3:00 Ultrasound of Soft Tissue Masses Levon Nazarian, MD
3:00 - 3:15 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
3:15 - 4:00 Ultrasound of Hernias Levon Nazarian, MD
4:00 - 4:30 Demonstration of Ultrasound of Hernias Levon Nazarian, MD
4:30 - 5:15 Contrast and Elastography in MSK Ultrasound Nandkumar Rawool, MD, RDMS
5:15 - 5:30 Q&A  

Vascular Ultrasound Imaging & Doppler

Wednesday, May 10 - Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Moderator:  Laurence Needleman, MD
7:00 - 8:00 The New Paradigm for Understanding, Teaching and Testing Sonographic Principles Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
8:00 - 8:30 Fundamentals of Duplex Interpretation Laurence Needleman, MD
8:30 - 9:00 Doppler Facts and Misconceptions (Part 1 of 4) Traci Fox, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT
9:00 - 9:30 Doppler Facts and Misconceptions (Part 2 of 4) Traci Fox, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT
9:30 - 10:00 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
10:00 - 10:40 Venous Protocols (Upper, Lower, Reflux) George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
10:40 - 11:00 Venous Interpretation Laurence Needleman, MD
11:00 - 11:15 Fundamentals of the Duplex Report Laurence Needleman, MD
11:15 - 11:45 Real World Problems: Report Mistakes the IAC Sees Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS
11:45 - 12:00 Vascular Preliminaries and Finals Faculty
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:00 Cerebrovascular Protocol George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
2:00 - 2:30 Cerebrovascular Interpretation Heather Gornik, MD
2:30 - 3:00 Doppler Facts and Misconceptions (Part 3 of 4) Traci Fox, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT
3:00 - 3:30 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
3:30 - 4:00 FMD, Arteritis and Related Diseases Heather Gornik, MD
4:00 - 4:30 Venous Controversies Laurence Needleman, MD
4:30 - 5:00 Interesting Cases Faculty
5:00 - 5:30 Panel Discussion Faculty
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Moderator: Laurence Needleman, MD 
8:00 - 8:30 Getting Started with Quality Improvement Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS
8:30 - 9:00 Aortoilliac Disease George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
9:00 - 9:30 Doppler Waveforms and the Heart Heather Gornik, MD
9:30 - 9:45 Renal Artery Interpretation Laurence Needleman, MD
9:45 - 10:15 Liver Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
10:15 - 10:45 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
10:45 - 11:00 Renal Doppler Demonstration Lauren Lown, BS, RDMS, RVT, RMSK
11:00 - 11:30 Mesenteric Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
11:30 - 12:00 Abdominal Doppler Cases Faculty
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch on your Own  
1:00 - 2:00 Knobology: Gray Scale & Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
2:00 - 2:30 Peripheral Arteries Laurence Needleman, MD
2:30 - 3:00 Doppler Facts and Misconceptions (Part 4 of 4) Traci Fox, EdD, RT(R), RDMS, RVT
3:00 - 3:30 Break  
3:30 - 4:00 Top Mistakes in Images and Protocols: Lessons from the IAC Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS
4:00 - 4:30 Vascular Cases Faculty
4:30 - 5:00 Panel: Cases and Quality Faculty

Principles Tune-Up

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Moderator: Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
8:00 - 10:00 Ultrasound & Transducers Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
10:00 - 10:30 Break  
10:30 - 12:00 Instruments Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:00 Artifacts Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
2:00 - 2:30 The New Paradigm for Understanding, Teaching and Testing Sonographic Principles Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
2:30 - 3:30 Doppler Principles Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD
3:30 - 4:00 Self-Evaluation Quiz Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD

Contrast Agents in Ultrasound

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 
Moderator: Flemming Forsberg, PhD
8:00 - 8:05 Introduction Flemming Forsberg, PhD
8:05 - 8:35 Physics of Microbubbles - What Do I Really Need To Know? Jaydev Dave, PhD
8:35 - 8:55 Regulatory Approvals and Safety of CEUS in the United States Flemming Forsberg, PhD
8:55 - 9:25 Conducting CEUS Studies - A Sonographer's Perspective Maria Stanczak, MS, RDMS
9:25 - 10:05 CEUS of the Liver and Kidneys Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
10:05 - 10:30 Break  
10:30 - 11:00 Contrast Ultrasound as a Problem Solving Tool Hisham Tchelepi, MD
11:00 - 11:30 Phase III Studies of Lumason TBA
11:30 - 12:00 Monitoring Treatment with CEUS John Eisenbrey, PhD
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch on your Own  
1:30 - 2:00 CEUS of the Prostate Ethan Halpern, MD
2:00 - 2:30 Contrast Echocardiography with Lumason TBA
2:30 - 3:00 Contrast Imaging of Breast Lesions Flemming Forsberg, PhD
3:00 - 3:30 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
3:30 - 4:00 Contrast Ultrasound Application Beyond the Conventional Hisham Tchelepi, MD
4:00 - 4:30 Molecular Imaging with Targeted Microbubbles Kibo Nam, PhD
4:30 - 4:45 Questions and Answers Panel

Abdominal Ultrasound

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Moderator: Laurence Needleman, MD 
8:00 - 8:30 Getting Started with Quality Improvement Marge Hutchisson, RVT, RDCS, RPhS
8:30 - 9:00 Aortoilliac Disease George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
9:00 - 9:30 Doppler Waveforms and the Heart Heather Gornik, MD
9:30 - 9:45 Renal Artery Interpretation Laurence Needleman, MD
9:45 - 10:15 Liver Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
10:15 - 10:45 Break in the Exhibit Hall  
10:45 - 11:00 Renal Doppler Demonstration Lauren Lown, BS, RDMS, RVT, RMSK
11:00 - 11:30 Mesenteric Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
11:30 - 12:00 Abdominal Doppler Cases Faculty
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch on your Own  
1:00 - 2:00 Knobology: Gray Scale & Doppler Mani Montazemi, RDMS
2:00 - 2:40 Diffuse Liver Disease Laurence Needleman, MD
2:40 - 3:00 Elastography Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
3:00 - 3:30 Break  
3:30 - 4:00 Scrotal Ultrasound and Doppler Rick Feld, MD
4:00 - 4:40 Fundamentals of Contrast Ultrasound Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
4:40 - 5:00 Getting Started with Contrast Ultrasound Maria Stanczak, MS, RDMS

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