UCSF Breast Imaging and Body MRI

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The Fairmont Orchid
Kona, Hawaii
Sunday, January 7, 2018 to Friday, January 12, 2018
Course Director:
Bonnie Joe
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Outline and Faculty

Half-day morning sessions Sunday through Friday, with a full day off on Wednesday.
1/07 Sun = Breast Imaging Fundamentals                 1/10 Wed = no course program     
1/08 Mon = Breast Imaging Practice Pearls                1/11 Thr = Body MRI lectures and Challenging Breast Cases 
1/09 Tue = Breast MRI & Tomosynthesis                    1/12 Fri = parallel sessions; choose either Breast or Body

New this year: added course content on body MRI on Thursday, with parallel sessions in breast imaging and body MRI on Friday -- tailor your learning experience and choose the track that best suits your practice (both sessions have 5 CME credits).
Program will include didactic lectures, small group workshops, BI-RADS updates, and daily faculty panels for attendee questions & discussion of challenges and issues encountered in mammography clinical practice.

UCSF Breast Faculty:  Heather Greenwood, MD;  Bonnie Joe, MD, PhD;  Kimberly Ray, MD;  Edward Sickles, MD.
UCSF Body Faculty:  Michael Ohliger, MD, PhD;  Antonio Westphalen, MD, PhD

At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:
1.    Apply and utilize BI-RADS appropriately; 
2.    Develop a skillful and practical approach to performing and interpreting mammography, US and MRI;
3.    Understand and implement the growing use of MRI and Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in the clinical setting;
4.    Facilitate compliance with reporting guidelines and management of patient follow-up.

Accommodations - The Fairmont Orchid

Reserve online: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ucsfbreast2018 or call  800–845–9905 or 808–885-2000
Reservation deadline:  Thursday, December 17, 2017  /  1 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela  HI  96743

Join the Fairmont President’s Club upon booking or prior to your arrival to receive complimentary in-room internet access:  www.fairmont.com/fpc

$328    Fairmont Standard Room             $625    Garden View Suite                 
$373    Partial Ocean View Room            $725    Ocean View Suite
$395    Ocean View Room                       $879    Ocean Front Suite

A credit card is required to confirm your reservation, a two-night’s stay will be charged at the time of booking.  Room rates subject to occupancy taxes totaling 13.416%.  Reservation requests for the group rate made after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis and cannot be guaranteed. Cancellations made at least 30 days prior to arrival will incur no cancellation charges; between 29 and 3 days prior to arrival will be charged a two-nights stay; less than 72 hours prior to arrival and no-shows will be charged a five-nights stay. Early departures not notified at check-in and late check-outs will be charged up to a full-night’s room & tax.  Maximum person per room is 3 adults, or 2 children and 2 adults.  No additional charge for children under 18 years staying with their parents, third adult per room $75 per night. Check-in is 4:00 p.m.; check-out is 12:00 noon. Daily parking rates for 2017 are $17 for self-park and $22 for valet park (subject to change for 2018).

Air Travel

UCSF Radiology has negotiated group discounts with Delta, United and Hawaiian Airlines for radiology course attendees.
Book online to avoid additional booking fees.  Kona airport code = KOA

Airline           Webpage                                                 Promo-Event Code            Toll-Free (add’l booking fee)

Delta             www.delta.com/book-a-flight                   NMQDC                              800−328−1111  

United           www.united.com/book-a-flight                 ZYUF559912                      800−426−1122

Hawaiian       www.hawaiianairlines.com/preferred      AMUCSFRPE                     800–367–5320                 

Hertz Car Rental

www.hertz.com  /  Discount-Promo Code: CV# 01SY0264 /  800–654–2240
View/Print Hertz Rate Sheet UCSF Breast Imaging January 2018 Kona rate sheet
Arrangements have been made with Hertz Car Rental for special rates during this UCSF meeting, as well as one week before and after this meeting, on all of the Hawaiian Islands. Reservations at the group rate can be made by using the CV number listed above.

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