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Imaging Advances by Penn Radiology 2018

Vanderbilt County Hotel | san juan, USA
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Title: Imaging Advances by Penn Radiology 2018
Specialty: Radiology
Dates: From Nov, 4, 2018 to Nov, 7, 2018
Location: san juan, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 865 to 965 USD
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Penn Medicine Department of Radiology.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


 Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Penn Medicine.




Participants in this activity will have an opportunity to earn Self-Assessment credits (SAM). These modules meet the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.


Upon registering and completing the activity evaluation, you will be able to download your certificate.



This CME activity is designed to educate diagnostic imaging physicians who perform and interpret imaging examination. The content will also be beneficial to breast surgeons, neurologists, gynecologists, and gastroenterologists who order imaging procedures.


Our meeting app includes lecture slides, SAMs, evaluations and instructions to obtain your online CME certificate. We also hope you will join the Activity Feed and share pictures of meals you are enjoying and places you are visiting. Prior to the course, registered attendees will receive an invitation to go to the App Store or Google Play and download Attendee Hub. Using the course code from your email, you will be able to access this content. In addition to the app, a complimentary electronic syllabus will be provided at Registration. A paper syllabus is not available. If you do not have a Smartphone and wish to earn SAM credits, please contact our office at 215-662-6982 or


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Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (ie, physical, dietary, etc). Please contact Angela Scott at least two weeks prior to the live event at 215-662-6982 or via email at

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

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Event Overview
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Penn Radiology is excited to be able to offer this course in Puerto Rico.  The four-day program is designed to present the most up-to-date information on evolving guidelines and imaging techniques, and offer practical tips to enhance image interpretation skills which are of particular importance to diagnostic radiologists in clinical practice.  A broad range of lecture topics in breast, neuroradiology, thoracic, abdominal and gynecological imaging will be given by our expert, subspecialized faculty.  Emphasis is placed on describing diagnostic pitfalls and the indications for complementary use of different imaging modalities.  Several case review presentations will re-enforce the lecture material and allow for group discussion.  Additionally, self-assessment modules (SAMS) will be offered throughout the week.


This CME activity is designed to educate diagnostic imaging physicians who perform and interpret imaging examinations.  The content will also be beneficial to breast surgeons, neurologists, gynecologists, and gastroenterologists who order imaging procedures.



Professor of Radiology

Jill E. Langer, MD is Ultrasound Section Chief and Professor Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes. 

She co-directs the Thyroid Nodule Clinic at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Langer has served on the AIUM Collaborative Committee for the establishment of Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound Practice Guidelines, the ACR Thyroid Incidental Findings Committee and the ACR TIRADS Steering Committee. She is a co-author of the Society of Radiology Consensus Statement on Thyroid FNA (published in 2005) as well as the ACR Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS) published in 2016. She has authored a number of articles and chapters on thyroid and female pelvic imaging and most recently has published a text entitled, Advanced Thyroid and Parathyroid Ultrasound (Springer, 2017).

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Professor of Radiology, Vice Chair, Faculty Development

Division of Breast Imaging

Dr. Conant is Chief of Breast Imaging and Vice-Chair of Faculty Development at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a pioneer in the development of digital mammography, and a leader in research on the use and benefits of early mammography screening and on the role of MRI and PET scanning. She is also the recipient of grants from the National Institutes of Health to compare standard surgical biopsy with digital mammography and stereotactic core breast biopsy (biopsy guided by an imaging study). Philadelphia Magazine named Dr. Conant one of its "Top Docs." She's also been a featured expert in national media including "Good Morning America," CBS News, USA Today, The New York Times, and Redbook Magazine.

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Assistant Professor of Radiology

Division of Cardiovascular Imaging

Tessa Cook, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the Director of the 3-D & Advanced Imaging Laboratory as well as the Director, Center for Translational InformaticsShe divides her clinical practice between the Division of Cardiothoracic Imaging of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the Department of Radiology of the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Cook's research interests include radiology informatics, radiation dose monitoring, advanced image processing and radiology education. She is the principal developer of RADIANCE, a free, open-source dose monitoring software for CT, which was released worldwide in 2010. She is also the fellowship director for the Penn Radiology Informatics Fellowship.

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After experiencing damage and loss from Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico is back and more vibrant than ever! The streets of San Juan are alive once again with the bustle of vendors and aromas that make San Juan the culinary capital of the Caribbean. The blue cobblestones of Old San Juan contrast with the modern Condado district that our host hotel now thrives in.


The Condado Vanderbilt Hotel

In 1917, the Vanderbilt family, one of the wealthiest in America at that time, hired the prominent architectural firm that built New York's Grand Central Terminal to build their hotel.  One million dollars later, the hotel opened with great excitement as the first luxury hotel in Puerto Rico, marking the beginning of  high-end tourism to the area. 

Today, the Condado Vanderbilt hotel boasts two 11-story towers showcasing the rich history of its past with modern amenities such as high definition screens, Apple TVs in every room, and Five-Diamond butler service on every floor.  Seven restaurants and bars offer guests numerous choices along with options in other nearby hotels and along the streets of Condado.

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