SPR 2017 - Tuesday, May 16th

Practical MSK Radiography for All 
Moderators: Christopher I. Cassady, MD, FAAP and Sarah S. Milla, MD, FAAP

8:00 - 8:25 a.m
Scoliosis: What and Why John D. MacKenzie, MD
8:25 - 8:50 a.m. Disorders of Foot Alignment
Tal Laor, MD
8:50 - 9:15 a.m.
Radiographic Expression of the Common Skeletal Dysplasias            
Ralph S. Lachman, MD
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Q&A with RSNA Diagnosis Live™

Contrast Enhanced  Ultrasound 
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound  Peter N. Burns, PhD

Scientific Session I-A: Gastrointestinal Radiology - Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Moderators: Marie-Louise Greer, MBBS and Alex El Ali, MD
10:55 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.            Session Details

Scientific Session I-B: Cardiovascular - CTA
Moderators: Lorna B. Browne, MD and Ting Tao, MD, PhD
10:55 a.m. - 12: 05 p.m.   Session Details   
Categorical Course: General Pediatric Radiology: Musculoskeletal 
Moderator: Sarah S. Milla, MD, FAAP
1:30 - 1:45 p.m.  Elbow: Don't be a FOOL
Kiery Braithwaite, MD
1:45 - 2:05 p.m.  Mistakes by Pediatric Radiologists in MSK Interpretations  James E. Crowe, MD
2:05 - 2:15 p.m.  Bone Age: Beyond G+P
David B. Larson, MD, MBA 
2:15 - 2:25 p.m. Bone Density: Is DR Adequate?  Jeannette M. Perez-Rossello, MD
2:25 - 2:45 p.m.  How to Read a Pediatric DEXA
Adina Alazraki, MD, FAAP
2:45 - 3:05 p.m. If Only I Would Have Known (Or Listened!) A Twenty Year Reflection
Kelley W. Marshall, MD
3:05 - 3:20 p.m.  Q&A with RSNA Diagnosis Live™  
Categorical Course: Musculoskeletal Imaging: Congenital Development Disorders
Moderators: Sarah D. Bixby, MD and Benjamin H. Taragin, MD
1:30 - 1:45 p.m. Update on DDH: Imaging and Treatment
J. Herman Kan, MD
1:45 - 2:05 p.m. Varus Valgus and Leg Length: What We Need to Know 
Arthur B. Meyers, MD
2:05 - 2:25 p.m.  Perplexing Perthes
Yassine Kanaan
2:25 - 2:45 p.m.  SCFE Benjamin H. Taragin, MD 
2:45 - 2:55 p.m. Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
Nancy A. Chauvin, MD
2:55 - 3:20 p.m. MSK Intervention Mark Hogan, MD, FSIR
Categorical Course: General Pediatric Radiology: Chest I
Moderator: Christopher I. Cassady, MD, FAAP
 3:45 - 4:10 p.m. Plain Film Cardiac Dx I: Heart Size and Shape
Laureen M. Sena, MD 
4:10 - 4:30 p.m.  PF Cardiac II: Pulmonary Vascularity
Robert J. Fleck, MD 
4:30 - 4:45 p.m.  Lines/Devices: Weird, Wild and Wacky
Paul Thacker, MD 
4:45 - 5:00 p.m.  Getting a Good Chest Radiograph: How To
Shailee Lala, MD 
5:00 - 5:20 p.m.  Secrets of the Experts: 5 Things I Learned the Hard Way in Chest Imaging   Beverley Newman, MD, FACR
5:20 - 5:35 p.m.  Q&A with RSNA Diagnosis Live™  
Categorical Course: Musculoskeletal Imaging: Marrow and Infectious Disorders
Moderators: Nancy A. Chauvin, MD and Jerry R. Dwek, MD
3:45 - 4:05 p.m. MRI of Bone Marrow R. Paul Guillerman, MD
4:05 - 4:30 p.m. Imaging of Bone Tumors  Kirsten Ecklund, MD
4:30 - 4:55 p.m. Imaging of Soft Tissue Tumors  Kathleen Emery, MD
4:55 - 5:20 p.m.  Infection Erica Schallert, MD
5:20 - 5:35 p.m.  Q&A with RSNA Diagnosis Live ™    


2017 SPR Syllabus

Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Radiology and the Society for Pediatric Radiology. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Radiology designates this activity for a maximum of 34.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 38.25 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.

SAM Credit

Qualified on February 24, 2017, select sessions from this activity meet the American Board of Radiology criteria for a self-assessment (SAM) activity and is designated for up to 16.25 SAM credits toward the ABR Maintenance of Certification program. 

Learning Objectives

1.     Summarize the most current information on state-of-the-art pediatric imaging and the practice of pediatric radiology.

2.     Describe and apply new technologies and imaging findings for pediatric imaging.

3.     Discuss trends in research and education concerning the care and imaging of pediatric patients.

4.     Identify common challenges facing pediatric radiologists, and possible solutions.

5.     Describe and apply basic principles for implementing quality and safety programs in pediatric radiology

6.     Evaluate and apply means of minimizing radiation exposure during diagnostic imaging and image-guided therapy.


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Updated as of April 2017.

Credit Claiming & Evaluations

Prior to the meeting, you were sent an from spr@acr.org with instructions on how to claim your continuing education credits.

During the claiming process, you will also be asked to participate in the meeting and session (as applicable) evaluations.  Your feedback on the sessions in which you participated and the overall meeting is appreciated and will assist in the planning of future educational offerings.