UCSF Imaging Update in Las Vegas

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Four Seasons Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada
Friday, September 28, 2018 to Sunday, September 30, 2018
Course Director:
Travis Henry
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Outline and Faculty

Three half-day morning sessions from 7:30 am to 1:15 pm, Friday through Sunday.

This three-day course is intended for practicing clinical radiologists in both general and subspecialty practice, as well as those working in an academic environment, to review and address important topics in brain, spine, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, pulmonary, oncologic, vascular and ob-gyn imaging. 

UCSF Faculty:  Soonmee Cha, MD (neuro); Travis Henry, MD (thoracic); Tara Morgan, MD (ultrasound); Antonio Westphalen, MD, PhD (abdominal CT/MR).

Upon completion of this course, the attendee should be able to:
1. Differentiate various abnormalities of the abdomen & pelvis using CT, MRI and Ultrasound;
2. Recognize typical and atypical appearances of lung cancer;
3. Describe the proper management of renal carcinomas;
4. Evaluate the adnexa and uterus in patients with abdominal pain and other symptoms;
5. Utilize ultrasound to assess thyroid nodules;
6. Recognize normal and abnormal appearances after bariatric surgery;
7. Interpret musculoskeletal ultrasound;
8. Differentiate brain tumors from tumor mimics.

Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Tel:  877–632–5000  or  702–632-5363
3690 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas NV 89119
Reserve online: https://aws.passkey.com/go/UCSFsept2018
Room rate:  $225 (single/double) / Reservation Deadline:  Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Resort Highlights
- The Four Seasons offers an added level of comfort and luxury with the convenience of being in the heart of the Vegas Strip;
- A dozen celebrity and must-try restaurants adjoining the Resort, including the Charlie Palm Steakhouse at The Four Seasons;
- Exclusive Four Seasons Pool with optional Cabana rental, and access to the adjoining adult and family pools at Mandalay Bay;
- The Spa with full-service skin & body therapy, massage and nail care, and tailored gentelmens’ packages;
- Customized experiences including Couples’ Escape, Family Fun, Sports Weekend, Girlfriends’ Get-away

A credit card is required for confirmation, and you will be charged an advance one-night’s deposit when making your reservation.  The group rate will be offered 3 days pre-/post- on a space-available basis. Room rates are subject to 13.38% state/county taxes.  $50 nightly room charge for third person (maximum occupancy). $35 nightly resort fee includes guest-room and resort common areas, access to Mandalay Bay pools, in-room coffee/tea maker. Overnight parking is $24 (subject to change). Cancellation requests must be made at least 30 days prior to scheduled arrival to receive a full refund; cancellations made less than 30 days will forfeit the one-night’s deposit. All early departures, no shows, and late arrivals will be charged the contracted nightly rate for each night the reserved room is not occupied by the individual.  Check-in is 3:00 pm, check-out is 12 noon.

Air Travel

UCSF Radiology has negotiated fare discounts with Delta and United Airlines for radiology course attendees. You may use the following tour codes to book online or by phone (add’l fee via phone). Airport code = LAS.

Las Vegas McCarran Airport:  www.mccarran.com
Delta      www.delta.com/book-a-flight       code: NMQDC             800−328−1111
United    www.united.com/book-a-flight     code: ZYUF559912     800− 426−1122  

Hertz Car Rental

www.hertz.com  /  Discount-Promo Code: CV# 01SY0264 /  800–654–2240
View/Print Hertz rate sheet UCSF Sep 2018 Las Vegas 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. Reservations at the group rate can be made by using the CV number listed above.

Course Registration / Cancellation Deadline: cancellation requests must be made in writing by Friday, August 31, 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]