2016 SPR Pediatric MSK Imaging: Beyond the Basics Reloaded Course - Friday, January 15, 2016

Jerry R. Dwek, MD, Program Director 

Friday, January 15, 2016

Session One

8:00 - 8:10 a.m. 

Welcome & Introduction

Jerry R. Dwek, MD

8:10 - 8:35 a.m.

Skeletal Dysplasia

Jerry R. Dwek, MD

8:35 - 9:10 a.m.

Disorders of Foot Alignment

Tal Laor, MD

9:10 – 9:40 a.m.

Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity

Matthew Winfeld, MD

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.    

Session Two

10:10 – 10:55 a.m.

Update on Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Michael F. Fadell, MD

10:55 - 11:15 a.m.

Blount’s, Anteversion and Torsion: What’s it all about?

Arthur B. Meyers, MD

11:15 - 11:40 a.m. 

Hot Topic: Limiting Radiation Exposure in Radiographic Evaluation

Benjamin Taragin, MD

11:40 - 12:00 p.m.

Unknown Cases 1

Michael F. Fadell, MD

 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch  

Session Three

1:00 - 1:40 p.m

Imaging of Cartilage

Diego Jaramillo, MD, MPH

1:40 - 2:20 p.m.

Synovial Disorders

Arnold Carl Merrow, MD

2:20 - 3:00 p.m.

Musculoskeletal Infection 

Tal Laor, MD

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.               Break  

Session Four

3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Normal and Abnormal Bone Marrow

R. Paul Guillerman, MD

3:45 - 4:25 p.m.          

Update on Musculoskeletal Tumor Imaging

Kirsten Ecklund, MD

4:25 - 4:50 p.m.

Current Thinking on the Osteochondroses

Diego Jaramillo, MD, MPH

4:50 - 5:15 p.m.          

Unknown Cases 2

R. Paul Guillerman, MD

 5:15 p.m. Break

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CME Information

Target Audience


The target audience for this program includes radiologists involved in the imaging and care of pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal injuries including sports medicine.  This course is geared to pediatric, musculoskeletal, general radiologists, radiology trainees, and radiology and ultrasound technologists.  The Course objectives::


1.Recognize common disorders and apply advanced techniques in pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal CT and MRI
2.Identify new findings and new ways of thinking in pediatric MSK disease and imaging
3.Explain interventional techniques including therapeutic joint injections and MR arthrography
4.Discuss clinical aspects of sports injuries of the shoulder, hip and as other joints


At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand basic and advanced techniques in MSK, and recognize and apply the techniques for advanced diagnosis and improved management.

CE Accreditation Statements

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 live activity for a maximum of 19.5 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 20.5 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.



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