UCSF Body Imaging: Abdominal & Thoracic

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Fairmont Orchid Resort
Kona, Hawaii
Sunday, January 20, 2019 to Friday, January 25, 2019
Course Director:
Lori Strachowski
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Outline and Faculty

Five half-day morning sessions Sunday thru Friday, with a full day off on Wednesday.

Sunday - Female Pelvis and Pregnancy            Wednesday - no formal course program
Monday - Male Pelvis and Liver                         Thursday - Abdomen, Thoracic and Cardiac
Tuesday - Gastrointestinal                                  Friday - Thoracic and Lung

UCSF Faculty:  Travis Henry, MD (thoracic);  Thomas Hope, MD (abdominal);  Kimberly Kallianos, MD (thoracic);  Michael Ohliger, MD, PhD (abdominal);  Lori Strachowski, MD (ultrasound);  Emily Webb, MD (abdominal).

Host Hotel - The Fairmont Orchid

1 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela  HI  96743  /  808–885-2000

Please note that the group room block is sold out. The Fairmont is on the West (Kona) side of the island in the Kohala coastal region north of the airport.  Other resources and nearby properties are listed below:


Queen K Highway at Waimea (15 minutes north of Fairmont)
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Mauna Kea Fairways, Kumulani at Wailea Resort, Waiulaula Uplands, Big Island 3 BR

Queen K Highway at Puako Bay (10 minutes north of Fairmont)
Aina Malia, Honu Ohana, Puako Bed & Breakfast

Queen K Highway at Mauni Lani Drive (same exit as Fairmont)
Islands at Mauna Lani, Mauna Lani Point

Queen K Highway at Waikoloa Road West (one exit south of Fairmont)
Kings' Land Hilton

Queen K Highway at A-Bay (two exits south of Fairmont)
Castle Halii Kai, Aston Waikoloa, Kohala Suites Hilton, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Waikoloa Beach Marriott

Queen K Highway at Waikoloa Road - Inland East (15 minutes east of Fairmont)
Paniolo Greens (near the Waikoloa golf course)

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  https://airports.hawaii.gov/koa

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

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

Hertz Car Rental

www.hertz.com  /  Discount-Promo Code: CV# 01SY0265 /  800–654–2240
View/Print Hertz rates UCSF January 2019 Kona Hertz Rates
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.

Airport Transfers

877-242-5777 / [email protected] /  Per person rate:  $33.80 one way, $67.60 round trip.
Book online  Kona Speedishuttle January 20-25 2019 UCSF85064
SpeediShuttle provides shared ride airport transportation in Mercedes shuttles between the Kona Airport and the Fairmont Orchid. Guests with pre-arranged arrival reservations will be met by their driver at the baggage claim area, then directed to their shuttle. Vehicle amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, 6’1” headroom, three-point seat restraints, adjustable head-rests and roomy comfortable seats.

Island Information / Tour Options


Course Registration / Cancellation Deadline: cancellation requests must be made in writing by Friday, December 21, 2018; the refund will be less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after this date. Please email your request to [email protected]