UCSF Breast Imaging Update

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Omni Rancho las Palmas Resort
Palm Springs, CA
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to Sunday, November 12, 2017
Course Director:
Jessica Hayward
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Faculty and Objectives

Half-day morning sessions, Wednesday through Sunday.   Friday lectures focus on Breast MRI and Tomosynthesis, Saturday session includes parallel workshops with challenging cases. Sessions consist of didactic lectures and BI-RADS updates.  Each daily session ends with a faculty panel discussion of questions from attendees, to address challenges and issues encountered in daily clinical practice.

UCSF Faculty: Rita Freimanis, MD,  Jessica Hayward, MD,  Amie Lee, MD,  Kimberly Ray, MD,  Edward Sickles, MD.
Guest Faculty: Linda Moy, MD - NYU Langone Medical Center.

At the completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:
1.  Apply and utilize BI-RADS categories as appropriate; 
2.  Develop a skillful and practical approach to performing and interpreting mammography and breast US;
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.

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:  $195  /  Reservation deadline:  Monday, October 16, 2017
Book online www.omnihotels.com/rancholaspalmas/UCSFnov2017

The daily resort fee has been reduced to $5 (normally $32) for UCSF attendees who book directly with the hotel via phone or the weblink 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           Webpage                                        Promo-Event Code            Toll-Free 

Delta             www.delta.com/book-a-flight          NMNKQ                              800−328−1111 (add’l booking fee)

United           www.united.com/book-a-flight        ZWZB714473                     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# 01SY0263 /  800–654–2240
View / Print Hertz rates for UCSF Hertz Rates Palm Springs Nov 2017.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. 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.