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;  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.

Host Hotel - The Fairmont Orchid

1 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela  HI  96743  www.fairmont.com/orchid-hawaii

Please note that the group room block is sold out for the week of the conference, and the standard room rates begin at $499.  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 - exit Mauni Lani Drive (same exit as Fairmont)
Islands at Mauna Lani, Mauna Lani Point

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

Queen K Highway at A-Bay (Anaehoomalu 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

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.

Island Information / Tour Options