Sunday, September 17, 2017

7:00-7:45 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast  

Advanced MRI Techniques

Moderator: Cynthia K. Rigsby, MD, FACR

8:00-8:05 a.m. Welcome  
8:05-8:30 a.m. MR Diffusion-Weighted Imaging Update in Pediatric Body Imaging                                        Govind Chavhan, MD, DABR
8:30-8:50 a.m. Whole Body MRI: Techniques and Non-oncologic Indications Mary-Louise C. Greer, MBBS, FRANZCR          
8:50-9:10 a.m. PET/MRI: Where Do We Stand? Geetika Khanna, MD, MS
9:10-9:30 a.m. 4-D Flow MRI in the Chest and Abdomen (Non-cardiac)  Cynthia K. Rigsby, MD, FACR
9:30-9:40 a.m.  Questions & Answers
9:40-10:00 a.m.      Break  

MRI and Oncology - SAM Session
Moderator: Stephan Voss, MD, PhD

10:00-10:20 a.m.  Radiology Diagnostic Confidence in Oncology, an
Oncologist’s Perspective
James Geller, MD                                            
10:20-10:40 a.m. Staging and Following Common Pediatric
Malignancies – MRI vs. CT vs. Other Imaging Approaches?
Stephan Voss, MD, PhD
10:40-11:00 a.m. MRI Assessment of Therapy Response – What to
Look For and How to Report
Ethan Smith, MD
11:00-11:20 a.m. Imaging of Neuroblastic Tumors, Including IDRFs Alexander J. Towbin, MD
11:20-11:40 a.m.  Imaging of Cancer Predisposition Syndromes Mary-Louise C. Greer, MBBS, FRANZCR           
11:40-12:00 p.m.  Body Imaging of Tuberous Sclerosis and Von Hippel-Lindau Disease Alexander J. Towbin, MD
12:00-12:15 p.m.  Questions & Answers  
12:15 p.m.               Adjourn  



CE Information

Target Audience

The target audience for this program includes pediatric radiologists, fellows, residents and MRI technologists who perform and report body MRI.

CE Accreditation Statements

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.

The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 18 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 19.75 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.

Disclosure Information

To view the disclosure information for the 2017 Body MRI Course, click here.

SAM Credits

Qualified on July 14, 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 5.25 SAM credits toward the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.