UCSF Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging: CT/MR/US

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Omni Rancho las Palmas Resort & Spa
Palm Springs, CA
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 to Friday, February 8, 2019
Course Director:
Ronald Zagoria MD FACR
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Registration:  Additional discount of up to $100 if you register for both the Thoracic and Abdominal-Pelvic courses; registration must be done using the registration form on the last page of the brochure by fax or mail only.  Register for this one course only at the "Register" link above.

Course Outline and Faculty

Three half-day morning sessions Wednesday thru Friday. 
The course will consist of GU, GI and ObGyn lectures utilizing CT, MR and US. 
Topics include:  Renal, Adrenal, Pancreas, UTI, Thyroid, DVT, Liver, Inflammatory Bowel, Cervix, First Trimester, Endometrium, Female Pelvis, Acute Abdomen and Pelvis, Fluoroscopy. 

UCSF Faculty:  Hailey Choi, MD;  Priyanka Jha, MBBS;  Tara Morgan, MD;  Liina Poder, MD;  Ronald Zagoria, MD, FACR.
Guest Faculty:  David DiSantis, MD - Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville. 

Hotel and Accommodations

Omni Rancho las Palmas Resort & Spa / 41000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage CA 92270
Tel  866-423-1195 or 760-568-2727
Run-of-House:  $220  /  Reservation deadline:  Thursday, January 3, 2019
Book online https://www.omnihotels.com/rancho-las-palmas/ucsf-radiology

The daily resort fee has been reduced to $15 (normally $32) for UCSF attendees who book directly with the hotel via the weblink or phone number above.  Room rate includes in-room internet access, fitness center access, local and toll-free calls, in-room coffee maker. Rates are subject to additional taxes, additional adult per-room fees and cancellation/late check-out policies.  Both valet and self-park are complimentary.

Air Travel

UCSF Radiology has negotiated group discounts with Delta and United Airlines for radiology course attendees.
Book online to avoid additional booking fees. 

Palm Springs Airport code:  PSP  www.palmspringsairport.com

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

Delta             www.delta.com/book-a-flight             NMS6F                          800−328−1111  

United           www.united.com/book-a-flight           ZFKT721044                 800−426−1122

The ONTario airport is about 80 miles or 1.5 hours away.
LAX and SAN Diego are about 130 miles or 2.5 hours away.

Hertz Car Rental

www.hertz.com  /  Discount-Promo Code: CV# 01SY0265 /  800–654–2240
View / Print Hertz rates for UCSF Hertz Rates Palm Springs February 2019
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. Reservations at the group rate can be made by using the CV number listed above.

Palm Springs Information

www.VisitGreaterPalmSprings.com  /  TheRiverAtRanchoMirage.com

The Omni is located near the main intersection of Bob Hope Drive and Highway 111, which is centrally located in the greater Palm Springs area.  The Resort is across the boulevard from and within walking distance to "The River", a family-friendly shopping, restaurant and theater complex.

  • Villagefest − on Thursday evenings in downtown Palm Springs: enjoy an array of artists, artisans, entertainers, snacks and a farmers market.
  • The Gardens on El Paseo − stroll and shop on one of the most bountiful upscale shopping venues.
  • Living Desert Zoo & Botanical Garden − 1,200 acres of scenic trails and exhibits including gardens, live animal shows, a play park, a model train exhibit and tram rides.
  • Children’s Discovery Museum − with over fifty hands-on exhibits for kids of all ages.
  • Moorten Botanical Gardens − examine over 3,000 examples of southwestern cacti and plants.
  • Air Museum − experience one of the world’s largest collections of WW2 fighter planes.
  • Aerial Tramway − ascend 8,000 feet in the world’s largest rotating tramcars, with a spectacular, never-ending panoramic view of Palm Springs below.
  • Joshua Tree National Park − located on the northeast edge of the Palm Springs area, the nearly 800,000 acre park encompasses the most interesting geologic displays found in California’s deserts.

Registration / Cancellation Deadline:  cancellation requests must be made in writing by Friday, January 4, 2019; the refund will be less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after this date. Please email your request to [email protected]