Neuro & Musculoskeletal Imaging

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Fairmont Orchid
Kona, Hawaii
Sunday, February 12, 2017 to Friday, February 17, 2017
Course Director:
Lynne Steinbach
MD; Christopher Hess
CME Credits:
SAM Credits:

Course Outline and Faculty

Five half-day sessions Sunday through Friday, with a full-day off on Wednesday.

Sun/Mon, Feb 12-13 = Skeletal
Tuesday, Feb 14 = Skeletal and Neuro
Thr/Fri, Feb 16-17 = Neuro

UCSF Neuro Faculty:  Christine Glastonbury, MBBS;  Christopher Hess, MD, PhD;  Vinil Shah, MD.
UCSF Skeletal Faculty:  Matthew Bucknor, MD;  Lynne Steinbach, MD.
Guest Skeletal Faculty:  Robert Boutin, MD - UC Davis School of Medicine.

This course will present a comprehensive state-of-the-art update on different aspects of neuroradiology and musculoskeletal imaging, including a discussion of optimized protocols with 1.5T and 3T MR units.  
Neuroradiology topics to be addressed include updated strategies for imaging of the peripheral nervous system, stroke and other neurologic emergencies, and routine head & neck abnormalities.
Musculoskeletal imaging will include discussions of the knee, shoulder, hip and foot, as well as new metal reduction sequences for MRI, and diagnostic approaches to wrist pain.

Accommodations - The Fairmont Orchid

Reserve online:  or call  800–845–9905 or 808–885-2000
Reservation deadline:  Thursday, January 12, 2017  /  1 N. Kaniku Drive, Kamuela  HI  96743

Join the Fairmont President’s Club upon booking or prior to your arrival to receive complimentary in-room internet access:

$339    Fairmont Standard Room             $650    Garden View Suite                 
$385    Partial Ocean View Room            $755    Ocean View Suite
$409    Ocean View Room                       $917    Ocean Front Suite

A credit card is required to confirm your reservation, a two-night’s stay will be charged at the time of booking.  Reservation requests for the group rate made after the deadline will be considered on a space-available basis and cannot be guaranteed. Cancellations made at least 30 days prior to arrival will incur no cancellation charges; between 29 and 3 days prior to arrival will be charged a two-nights stay; less than 72 hours prior to arrival and no-shows will be charged a five-nights stay.  
Maximum person per room is 3 adults, or 2 children and 2 adults.  No additional charge for children under 18 years staying with their parents, third adult per room $75 per night.  Early departures not notified at check-in and late check-outs will be charged up to a full-night’s room & tax.  Room rates subject to occupancy taxes totaling 13.416%.  Check-in is 4:00 p.m.; check-out is 12:00 noon. Daily parking rates for 2016 are $17 for self-park and $22 for valet park (subject to change for 2017).

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           Website                                    Promo-Event Code            Toll-Free (add’l booking fee)

Delta                           NMNKQ                               800−328−1111  

United                       ZWZB714473                       800−426−1122

Hawaiian      AMUCSFRPE                     800–367–5320                 

Hertz Car Rental  /  Discount-Promo Code: CV# 01SY0263 /  800–654–2240
View / Print Hertz rates for UCSF Neuro-Skeletal February 2017
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