UCSF Body Imaging: Abdominal & Thoracic

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Fairmont Orchid Resort
Kona, Hawaii
Sunday, January 12, 2020 to Friday, January 17, 2020
This year's course is the week before MLK weekend.
Course Director:
Liina Poder MD
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Five half-day morning sessions Sunday thru Friday, with a full-day off on Wednesday. 
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday = Abdomen/Pelvis.  Thursday, Friday = Thoracic.

UCSF Abdominal Faculty:  Hailey Choi MD;  Tara Morgan MD;  Liina Poder MD;  Stefanie Weinstein MD.
Abdominal Topics Include:  Adnexa, Acute Pelvic Pain (Pregnant and Non-Pregnant), Female Pelvic Cases, LI-RADS, TI-RADS, Pancreatitis, Acute Gyn Pathology, US and MR in Pregnancy, CT/MR Enterography, Endometriosis, Acute and Post-Op Abdomen, Adrenals, US Elastography, US of Lumps & Bumps, Challenging Cases (3).

UCSF Thoracic Faculty: Brett Elicker MD;  Kimberly Kallianos MD.  
Thoracic Topcis Include:  HRCT of Lung Key, Findings & Patterns, Aucte Aorta, Thoracic Incidentalomas, Cardiac Findings, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Infections, Lung Cancer, Mediastinal Masses, Challenging Cases (2).

Accommodations / Host Hotel

The Fairmont Orchid  / 1 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela  HI  96743
Reserve online:  https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ucsfbody2020 
or call  800–845–9905 or 808–885-2000
Reservation deadline:  Friday, December 20, 2019 (first-come, first-served).

Note that availability of ocean view rooms and suites are limited.
$359  Single/Double Fairmont Room        $679  Garden View Executive Suite
$409  Partial Ocean View                          $789  Ocean View Executive Suite
$429  Guaranteed Ocean View                 $959  Ocean Front Suite

Reduced daily resort charge of $25 for UCSF attendees who register through the group block (normally $35).  Room rates are subject to all state and local taxes.  Self-park is included in the resort charge, valet is an additional $10 per night.  Reservations must be cancelled at least 30 days prior to scheduled arrival to avoid penalties.

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

Delta             www.delta.com/book-a-flight                   NY2VB                         800−328−1111  

United           www.united.com/book-a-flight                 ZH4X515523                800−426−1122

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

Hertz Car Rental

www.hertz.com  /  Discount-Promo Code: CV# 01SY0266 /  800–654–2240
View/ Print rate chart UCSF January 2020 Kona Hertz Rates.pdf
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]
Book online  http://hgts.co/t/L06TW2
Per person rate:  $33.80 one way, $67.60 round trip.
Travel in an air-conditioned Mercedes shuttle, drive-time approximately 30 minutes.

Island Information / Tour Options


Cancellation Deadline: cancellation requests must be made in writing by Friday, December 13, 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]