The 7th Snowmass 2019: Hot Topics in Radiology; Advanced Applications and Artificial Intelligence

02/10/19 - 02/15/19
The Westin Snowmass Resort | Snowmass Village, CO

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 17.5

Category A CE Credits:

About The Meeting
This symposium is designed to provide an update on a variety of new cutting-edge developments in diagnostic imaging and intervention. Topics include new techniques and practical applications of MRI and CT with a primer on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Emphasis of this meeting is on the practical clinical uses of new technologies and their impact on the future of radiology practice. Faculty members have been selected for their teaching ability, as well as their expertise.

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Physicians
Scientists
Company Representatives
$ 1150
P.A./R.A.
Technologists
Retired Physicians
Sonographers
Active Military *
VA Physicians *
$ 820
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* Must receive letter from your director certifying status - IF LETTER IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF REGISTRATION YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE ADDITIONAL FEE!
$ 575
Full Color Printed Syllabus$ 95

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Register on or before July 15, 2018 to receive the discounted tuition rates included here. Tuition rates increase July 16, 2018. As an added incentive for registering early, there will be no cancellation fee until August 31, 2018. After this date, our normal cancellation policy will be in effect. (A $50.00 processing fee will be charged on refund requests made in writing after August 31, 2018 and up to 30 days prior to the commencement of the meeting; no refunds will be made thereafter.) No early registration will be accepted after July 15, 2018

About The Meeting
This symposium is designed to provide an update on a variety of new cutting-edge developments in diagnostic imaging and intervention. Topics include new techniques and practical applications of MRI and CT with a primer on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Emphasis of this meeting is on the practical clinical uses of new technologies and their impact on the future of radiology practice. Faculty members have been selected for their teaching ability, as well as their expertise.

Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily intended and designed to educate diagnostic imaging physicians who perform and interpret imaging examinations. The content will be beneficial to Neurologists, Emergency Medicine Physicians and General Practitioners who order or integrate imaging information into practice management.

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Discuss new cutting-edge applications of MRI and CT imaging.
  • Compare the utility of MRI and CT in the evaluation of various musculoskeletal, neuro and cardiovascular applications.
  • Discuss the utility of MRI and CT in the workup of spine disease and intervention.
  • Discuss the clinical indications and applications of artificial intelligence and medicine.
  • Discuss the impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning in radiology.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.

Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.

Registration Information
Tuition for live conference includes all course materials, including a comprehensive electronic course syllabus (printed color syllabus available for $95), daily breakfasts and après-ski breaks Monday through Thursday. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after February 1, 2019. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.


Tuition for live webcast includes participation for one registrant. Each registrant must sign-in on a separate computer to receive credit. Prior to the meeting we will send you further information about the log in process. We will also send you a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus via email. If you have any questions or problems logging into the meeting we will have support personnel available at 813-806-1000. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after February 1, 2019.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by January 12, 2019 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to January 12, 2019 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.

Disclaimer
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.

Special Note for the Disabled
Educational Symposia wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact our office at (813) 806-1000.
Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Meeting Accreditation
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Technologists:This program has been submitted to the ASRT. The number of A CE credits will be available approximately 30 days prior to the meeting. Please visit www.edusymp.com or call 813-806-1000 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.
Program Director:
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
 
John F. Feller, M.D.
Medical Director
Desert Medical Imaging
Indian Wells, CA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, CA

Thomas M. Grist, M.D., FACR
John H. Juhl Professor of Radiology,
Medical Physics and Bioengineering
Chairman, Department of Radiology
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine
  and Public Health
Madison, WI

Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
Medical Director
Center for Diagnostic Imaging
Minneapolis, MN

Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
Professor and Chairman
Effie and Wofford Cain Distinguished Chair in  
  Diagnostic Imaging
Department of Radiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Eliot L. Siegel, M.D., FACR, FSIIM
Chief of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
VA Maryland Health Care System
Vice Chairman Information Systems
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Adjunct Professor Computer Science
University of Maryland Baltimore Country
Adjunct Professor
Biomedical Engineering University of Maryland College
   Park
Baltimore, MD

Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
Vice President and Medical Director East Region
Director of CT, MR and Advanced Imaging
RadNet, Inc.
New York, NY

J. Pablo Villablanca, M.D., FACR
Professor of Diagnostic Neuroradiology
Medical Director of MRI
Director, Interventional Spine Service
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Eric E. Williamson, M.D.
Consultant & Chair
Division of Cardiovascular Radiology
Department of Radiology
Mayo Clinic
Associate Professor of Radiology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2019
   
5:00 - 6:00 PM Registration and Welcome Reception
   
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019
   
6:15 – 6:45 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 7:25 Introduction to AI in Healthcare and Imaging
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
   
7:25 – 8:05 Traumatic Head Injury
Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
   
8:05 – 8:45 Multimodal CT and MR in the Evaluation of Non-Aneurysmal, Nontraumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage
J. Pablo Villablanca, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:00 – 9:35 AI Machine Learning: Hype, Hope and Reality
Eliot L. Siegel, M.D., FACR, FSIIM
   
9:35 – 10:15 Strategy 101: Towards Better Decisions Part 1
Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
   
10:15 – 10:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:30 End of Session
   
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2019
   
6:15 – 6:45 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 7:25 Quality, Efficiency and Survival with Patient Centric Imaging
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
   
7:25 – 8:05 Strategy 101: Towards Better Decisions Part 2
Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
   
8:05 – 8:45 Radiology Reading Room Design: Saving Body and Mind
Eliot L. Siegel, M.D., FACR, FSIIM
   
8:45 – 9:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:00 – 9:35 Advanced Imaging for Evaluation of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
J. Pablo Villablanca, M.D., FACR
   
9:35 – 10:15 Medicolegal Aspects of Digital Imaging
Eliot L. Siegel, M.D., FACR, FSIIM
   
10:15 – 10:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:30 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2019
   
6:15 – 6:45 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 7:25 MR Safety Update
Lawrence N. Tanenbaum, M.D., FACR
   
7:25 – 8:05 Intracranial Tumors and Tumor Mimics
Blake A. Johnson, M.D., FACR
   
8:05 – 8:45 Coaching as a Leadership Style
Neil M. Rofsky, M.D., FACR
   
8:45 – 9:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:00 – 9:35 Non-Contrast MRA: Back to the Future
Thomas M. Grist, M.D., FACR
   
9:35 – 10:15 Advances in Ultra High-Field MRI: Clinical Opportunities and Challenges
J. Pablo Villablanca, M.D., FACR
   
10:15 – 10:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:30 End of Session
   
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019
   
6:15 – 6:45 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
SAM SESSION
6:45 – 7:15 Introduction to Cardiac MRI
Eric E. Williamson, M.D.
   
7:15 – 7:45 MR of Pulmonary Embolic Disease
Thomas M. Grist, M.D., FACR
   
7:45 – 8:15 Multiparametric MRI of the Prostate: Beyond Prostate Cancer What Else Do We See?
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
8:15 – 8:45 Contrast Induced Nephropathy
Eric E. Williamson, M.D.
   
8:45 – 9:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:00 – 9:35 MRI of Myocardial Ischemic Disease
Eric E. Williamson, M.D.
   
9:35 – 10:15 Automated MR Imaging of the Musculoskeletal System
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:30 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019
   
6:15 – 6:45 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 7:25 Basics of Cardiac CTA
Eric E. Williamson, M.D.
   
7:25 – 8:00 MR Venography
Thomas M. Grist, M.D., FACR
   
8:00 – 8:35 MRI of the Shoulder
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
8:35 – 8:45 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
8:45 – 9:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:00 – 9:40 MR/PET: Powerful Tool or Hammer Looking for a Nail?
Thomas M. Grist, M.D., FACR
   
9:40 – 10:15 MRI of the Hip
John F. Feller, M.D.
   
10:15 – 10:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
10:30 End of Course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change.

The Westin Snowmass Resort
Snowmass, Colorado.... A Magical Place!


The Snowmass/Aspen area has some of the finest skiing in the world. With over 3,000 acres of uncrowded ski runs and every kind of terrain. Do you want to learn to ski or snowboard, or hone your skills? Lessons are available for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. There are even classes specifically for women and adults over fifty. Your children can get the same exceptional level of instruction; there is childcare (8 weeks to 3 yrs), ski school, and snowboarding programs for children from three years to teenage. Exciting activities such as Tube Town, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, dog-sled rides, horse-drawn carriage tours, sleigh rides and snowmobile tours go on all through the winter season.

THE WESTIN SNOWMASS RESORT, Snowmass Village’s full-service hotel, has been designated as the official Headquarters Hotel for this meeting. Adjacent to the Westin Conference Center, The Westin Snowmass Resort offers complimentary Aspen Airport transfers. Also, around Snowmass Village local shuttle bus transportation is complimentary and convenient. During skiing hours, free shuttles take you to/from all four mountains. The Westin Snowmass Resort offers an incomparable ski-in/ski-out location in the center of Snowmass Village on the Village Mall with plenty of opportunities for dining and shopping.

How to Get There

Fly to directly Aspen/Pitkin County Airport, located just 20 minutes east of Snowmass Village. Daily non-stop flights are available to Denver for major national and international carriers; a beautiful 4 hour drive through the mountains. Professional Travel can arrange your car rentals and van transfers by calling (813)806-1050.

Westin Snowmass Resort: SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE TODAY: Make your reservation online here or Call for Reservations: Westin Snowmass Resort (800) 525-9402 or Westin Central Reservation Office at (800) 937-8461 and identify yourself as a registrant of "ESI Hot Topics/PATH". Call Professional Travel at (813)806-1050 for further assistance.

Hotel cut-off date: January 10, 2019
Westin Guest Room Rates Start At $359.00/nt. Hotel Tax: 12.8%
Resort Fee: $15 per room, per night plus 10.4% tax
Room preference
Single/Double (upon availability) - Smoke Free Property

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel: SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE TODAY: Make your reservation online here or Call for Reservations: (970)923-8400 Ext. 1 and identify yourself as a registrant of "ESI Hot Topics/Path". Call Professional Travel at (813)806-1050 for further assistance.
Hotel cut-off date: January 10, 2019
Wildwood Snowmass Guest Room Rates Start At $189.00/nt.
Hotel Tax: 12.8%
Resort Fee: $10 per day plus 10.4% tax
Room preference
Single/Double (upon availability) - Smoke Free Property

Condo Group Rates Increase After January 10, 2019
Off-site Condo Rates Start At $199.00/nt.
5 night minimum applies
Suites and Condos require a 50% deposit at time of booking


 
Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00 AM.

Extra Person charge is $25 per person per night. Children under 12 stay free in parent's room. Rollways are $25 per night and cribs are free.

Westin Snowmass Resort Deposit Policy: A credit card is required to hold each guest’s reservation. A deposit equal to the full value of the reservation (room rate + resort fee plus tax) will be charged 30 days prior to arrival. Such credit card shall serve to confirm the reservation for the dates indicated, and may be used as the Guest’s method of payment.

Westin Snowmass Resort Cancellation Policy: No cancellation penalty if cancellation is received by Hotel at least 30 days prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained. Cancellations made within 30 days of arrival will be subject to full forfeiture of room and tax charge.

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel Deposit Policy: A credit card is required to hold each guest’s reservation. A deposit equal to the full value of the reservation (room rate + resort fee plus tax) will be charged 14 days prior to arrival. Such credit card shall serve to confirm the reservation for the dates indicated, and may be used as the Guest’s method of payment.

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel Cancellation Policy: No cancellation penalty if cancellation is received by Hotel at least 14 days prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained. Cancellations made within 14 days of arrival will be subject to full forfeiture of room and tax charge.

HOTEL:
Westin Snowmass Resort
100 Elbert Lane
Snowmass, Colorado 81615
PH: 970-923-8200

HOTEL:
Wildwood Snowmass Hotel
40 Elbert Lane
Snowmass, Colorado 81615
PH: 970-923-8400 (press #1 for reservations)
Call Professional Travel for group condo reservations: 813-806-1050 8:30AM - 5:00PM EST
Book before January 10th to receive group rates, 5 night minimum applies

SPECIAL DISCOUNTED GROUP CONDO/SUITE RATES
Condos and Suites Require a 50% Deposit at the Time of Booking
All listed condos offer FULL KITCHENS and FIREPLACES
Group rates on space available basis only:


Aspenwood
Studio & 2 bedrooms
$199 - $389/nt.
Interlude
2 & 3 bedrooms
$399 - $499/nt.
Tamarack
2 & 3 bedrooms
$389 - $499/nt.
Terracehouse
2 bedrooms
$389/nt.
Top of the Village
2, 3 & 4 bedrooms - 6 night minimum
$449 - $759/nt.
Laurelwood Suites
Studios
$199/nt.
Timberline Condos
Studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms
$254 - $730/nt.

These special condo rates are subject to applicable state, county, city taxes and assessments in effect at the time of meeting. The current State tax is 12.8% and is subject to change. Rates do not include incidentals or ski passes. Condo check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 10:00 a.m.

If you encounter any problems making your reservation, or if you prefer an alternate condo, please call Professional Travel at (813) 806-1050 direct. Order your discounted Lift Tickets, Ski Rentals, and Van Transfers at www.edusymp.com (a secure website)

Professional Travel (PTI) has arranged for discounted lift tickets, ski equipment rentals, and van transfers. Following your registration for this symposium, information on these special discounts will be sent to you.