The 17th Clinical Nuclear Medicine 2019

04/11/19 - 04/12/19
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando ResortTM | Orlando, FL

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 11.75

Category A CE Credits: 13.5

About The Meeting
This course is designed to provide a practical yet in-depth review of nuclear medicine with concentration on the latest trends, protocols and advances in clinical diagnosis and patient management. Faculty discuss techniques, tips and pitfalls through didactic lectures and case-based presentations.

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Register Below for Both Clinical Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Imaging 2019 
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Place Your Order

Company Representatives
$ 895
Retired Physicians
Active Military *
VA Physicians *
$ 495
Residents *
Fellows *

* 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!
$ 448


Full Color Printed Syllabus$ 95
About The Meeting
This course is designed to provide a practical yet in-depth review of nuclear medicine with concentration on the latest trends, protocols and advances in clinical diagnosis and patient management. Faculty discuss techniques, tips and pitfalls through didactic lectures and case-based presentations.

Target Audience
This course should benefit nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, and nuclear medicine technologists. It should also benefit physicians who supervise and interpret nuclear medicine procedures. The course should also prove valuable for physicians who order these studies.

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Apply state-of-the-art protocols to assess a hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Discuss current and future directions of nuclear medicine.
  • Describe the role of nuclear medicine when used to evaluate thyroid disorders.
  • Explain the expanding role of nuclear medicine studies in the detection and management of pulmonary, bone and neuroendocrine disorders.
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.

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 continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after April 2, 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 April 2, 2019.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by March 15, 2019 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.

Cancellations must be received in writing by sending an e-mail to There is a $50 processing fee applied to all cancellations. Cancellations made in writing prior to March 15, 2019 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after March 15, 2019.

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 11.75 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 activity is approved for credit by the ASRT for 13.5 hours in Category A CE Credit, provided it is completed as designed.
Program Director: Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM

Anca M. Avram, M.D., FACNM
Director, Nuclear Medicine Therapy Clinic
Professor of Radiology
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, MI

Robert M. Bober, M.D., FACC
Director of Molecular Imaging John Ochsner Heart
   and Vascular Institute Ochsner Medical Center
The Ochsner Clinical School, University of Queensland
New Orleans, LA

Gagandeep Choudhary, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics and
   Neuroradiology Section
University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital
Birmingham, AL

Joseph S. Fotos, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Penn State Health
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

Christopher J. Palestro, M.D., FSNMMI
Professor of Radiology
Donald & Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at
Chief Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
Northwell Health
Manhasset & New Hyde Park, NY

Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
Professor of Radiology and Medicine
Associate Director, Nuclear Medicine
Penn State University
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
Thursday, April 11, 2019
7:30 – 8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Morning Announcements
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
8:10 – 8:50 Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in Acute Conditions
Joseph S. Fotos, M.D.
8:50 – 9:30 Benign Thyroid Conditions: Imaging and Therapy (Theranostics)
Anca M. Avram, M.D., FACNM
9:30 – 10:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
10:00 – 10:50 V/Q Imaging in Pulmonary Embolism: Planar or SPECT
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
10:50 – 11:45 Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in Non-Acute Conditions
Joseph S. Fotos, M.D.
11:45 – 12:30 PM Gastric Emptying and Gastrointestinal Bleeding Scintigraphy
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30 – 2:15 Neuroendocrine Tumors Therapy (Theranostics)
Anca M. Avram, M.D., FACNM
2:15 – 3:15 Bone and Joint Scintigraphy in Benign Conditions
Christopher J. Palestro, M.D., FSNMMI
3:15 – 3:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
3:30 – 4:05 Infection and Inflammation Scintigraphy
Christopher J. Palestro, M.D., FSNMMI
4:05 – 4:45 Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Therapy (Theranostics)
Anca M. Avram, M.D., FACNM
4:45 – 5:15 Parathyroid Adenomas & Pheochromocytomas
Christopher J. Palestro, M.D., FSNMMI
5:15 End of Session
Friday, April 12, 2019
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
8:00 – 8:50 SPECT Brain Imaging for Non-Neurodegenerative Diseases
Gagandeep Choudhary, M.D.
8:50 – 9:40 Myocardial Viability, Function and Innervation
Robert M. Bober, M.D., FACC
9:40 – 10:30 Brain Scintigraphy in Neurological Diseases
Gagandeep Choudhary, M.D.
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
10:45 – 11:35 Myocardial Perfusion and Infarct Imaging
Robert M. Bober, M.D., FACC
11:35 – 12:30 PM Lymphoscintigraphy: Radiotracers and Use of SPECT/CT
Joseph S. Fotos, M.D.
12:30 End of Course
  Faculty & topics subject to change.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal OrlandoTM

About The Hotel
The Portofino-inspired architecture, sun-baked color palette, towering Italian Cypress trees and the romantic Harbor Piazza will have you thinking you’re in Europe. And the Musica della Notte show, also known as “Music of the Night,” you may just start dreaming in Italian. There are three stunning pools to choose from and the staff will bring you cocktails poolside. If you feel like a little more pampering, the Mandara Spa® is just the place.

Next door at Universal’s Islands of AdventureTM, you’ll explore The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM - HogsmeadeTM, come face to face with King Kong, battle villains alongside Spider-Man and flee hungry raptors in Jurassic ParkTM.

You can have all the romance of Italy, its cobblestone streets and harbor piazzas, as well as all the American fun you can handle. Now that’s what we call a world-class good time.

How to Get There
Fly directly to Orlando International Airport, located just 30 minutes from Loews Portofino Bay Hotel At Universal OrlandoTM. Daily non-stop flights are available to Orlando for major national and international carriers

Hotel Cut-Off Date: March 20, 2019
Group Rates 3 Days Prior/Post – Space Available Basis

Space is Limited – Reserve Today: Call Reservations at: (866)360-7395 and identify that you are with "Nuclear Medicine/PET-CT/Ultrasound" OR Group Code: GEPG4O1 or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 813-806-1050 for further assistance.

Group Room Rates:
Start At $249.00/nt. (Single/Double Occupancy)
Each additional person over double occupancy is $35.00 per night. Children under 18 stay free when sharing a room with an adult.

Room Preferences:
King Bed/Two Double Beds upon availability

Self Parking - Complimentary for overnight attendees of the group. $12 discounted rate per vehicle per day for attendees of the group who are not staying at the hotel.

Hotel Tax: 12.5%

Deposit Policy: A deposit of one (1) night’s room rate plus tax will be charged at time of reservation to guarantee accommodations.

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations, arrival and departure date changes must be made five (5) days or more prior to scheduled arrival date/time and cancellation number must be obtained to avoid penalties. Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00 AM.

5601 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819

PH: (407)503-1000