UCSF Neuro and Musculoskeletal Imaging

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Fairmont Orchid Resort
Kona, Hawaii
Sunday, February 9, 2020 to Friday, February 14, 2020
Course Director:
Rina Patel MD; Jason Talbott MD PhD
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Five half-day morning sessions Sunday thru Friday, with a full-day off on Wednesday.
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday = Neuro.  Tuesday, Thursday, Friday = Skeletal.

UCSF Neuro Faculty:  Soonmee Cha MD;  Jason Talbott MD PhD;  David Wilson MD PhD
Neuro Topics Include: Stroke, Craniofacial Trauma, Hydrocephalus, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spine Infection, Intracranial Infection, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Brain Tumors, Tumor Mimics, Head & Neck Emergencies, Spine Trauma/ Tumors.

UCSF Skeletal Faculty:  Thomas Link MD PhD;  Rina Patel MD;  Lynne Steinbach MD.
Skeletal Topics Include: Shoulder Instability, Post-Op Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist & Hand, Biceps Tendon, Knee Menisci/ Ligaments, Skeletal Ultrasound, Bone Marrow/ Tumors, Ankle, Young Adult Hip, ACL, Inflammatory Arthropathies. 

Accommodations – Host Hotel

The Fairmont Orchid  / 1 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela  HI  96743
Reserve online:  https://resweb.passkey.com/go/ucsfneuro2020 
or call  800–845–9905 or 808–885-2000
Reservation deadline:  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 

Note that availability of ocean view rooms and suites are limited.
$359  Single/Double Fairmont Room        $689  Garden View Executive Suite
$409  Partial Ocean View                          $789  Ocean View Executive Suite
$439  Guaranteed Ocean View                 $979  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
From the reservation input screen, click on "Discount Code", and enter the Convention Number in the fourth field down
View/ Print UCSF February 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/PCYI47 
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, January 10, 2020; the refund will be less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds will be made after this date. Please email your request to [email protected]