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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
Palm Springs, CA
Monday, November 12, 2018 to Friday, November 16, 2018
Course Director:
Rita Freimanis
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Outline and Faculty

Five half-day morning sessions Monday thru Friday.  Course includes didactic lectures, case reviews and daily faculty panel questions & discussion.  Focus on Breast Ultrasound and MRI on Wednesday, challenging cases on Thursday.

UCSF Faculty:  Rita Freimanis, MD;  Heather Greenwood, MDBonnie Joe, MD, PhD;  Amie Lee, MD;  Edward Sickles, MD.
Guest Faculty:  Jocelyn Rapelyea, MD - George Washington University School of Medicine.

Hotel and Accommodaitions

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa / 44600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells  CA  92210
Tel:  888-421-1442 / 760-776-1234
Run-of-House:  $225  /  Deadline:  October 11, 2018
Book your room online  https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ucsfnov2018

The daily resort fee has been waiveed for those who book directly with the Hyatt using the phone number or weblink above (normally $29). Room rates are subject to all state and local taxes. Self-park is $12 per night, valet park is $27 per night. Cancellation deadline is 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival to avoid penalties.  

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

Delta         www.delta.com/book-a-flight        code:  NMQDC              tel:  800−328−1111  

United       www.united.com/book-a-flight      code:  ZYUF559912      tel:  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# 01SY0264  /  800–654–2240
View / Print Hertz rates for UCSF Nov 2018 Hertz Palm Springs
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.

About Palm Springs

Palm Springs is located about 130 miles or a two-hour drive east of Los Angeles. The area includes the neighboring towns of Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert and Indian Wells, as you travel southeast along Route 10 or Highway 111. The area has an average of 350 days of sunshine a year.

  • 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.

Course Registration / Cancellation Deadline: cancellation requests must be made in writing by Friday, October 12, 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]