Upcoming Meetings - Non-SPR

International and Regional Pediatric Radiology Meetings

The Center for Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU) Workshops

The Center for Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was officially inaugurated on the 20th of September 2018 at a ceremony marking the generous donation for the center by Bracco Diagnostics Inc. The Center was established with the mission to advance the clinical practice, research and education in pediatric contrast US. The Center encompasses the Divisions of Body Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology and the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Contrast US at CHOP was started in 2013 and now the pediatric contrast indications are very wide including intravenous (brain, abdomen, MSK etc.), intracavitary (contrast enhanced voiding urosonography and genitography), intralymphatic (MR lymphangiography guidance) as well as many applications in interventional radiology. Both clinical and basic science  contrast US research is expanding with the support from multiple grants. The CPCU had carried out 13 hands-on pediatric contrast US workshop since April 2017 and trained over a 100 physicians and sonographers from 34 different centers in North America. Out of the 34 centers already 20 are now performing pediatric contrast US with 7 in the process to do so. Enclosed you will find detailed information about the CPCU as well as about the hands-on courses.

For more information on the Center For Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU), please click here.

For information about the workshops and how to register click here.

For workshop dates, please click here.

NCRP Now Offering CMEs

The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) is pleased to announce a new program to offer Category 1 Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits to Physicians on radiation protection-related topics. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

SPR, as an endorsing partner, is pleased to share COVID-19: What’s Next – Self-Directed.  For more information, click here.

Registration is now open for the PBII (Pediatric Biomedical Imaging Initiative) 2nd Annual Research Symposium. This symposium, hosted by the Department of Diagnostic Imaging at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is titled “Betterment of Cancer Survivorship: The Evolving Role of Imaging”. The event will be held on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (CST). It will be a virtual, live-stream event. The program consists of 4 sessions covering: 

  1. Neurocognitive outcomes (CNS)
  2. Cardiac-Oncology/Body Radiology
  3. Secondary Malignancies
  4. Patient Panel discussing benefits vs. risks of surveillance

Included is an introductory talk focused on improving outcomes and a keynote focused on imaging surveillance. Each session features talks by experts in the field.  

For key information about the PBII, please click here or go to www.stjude.org/PBII

For registration, please click here or go to http://www.stjude.org/PBII-research

Early bird ($50) available until February 1
Regular ($75) available until February 24

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (6.25 hours), Non-Physician Attendance (6.25 hours) 

Additional Information
If you have any questions about this symposium, please contact Leslie Jones at leslie.jones@stjude.org or 901-595-3442.  

2020 World Heart and Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference (2020WHCS)

Due to Coronavirus pandemic, we have been forced to postpone 2020 World Heart and Cardiothoracic Surgery Conference. 

The conference will now take place on March 19-20, 2021


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