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April 7-10, 2016, Austin, Texas

The 2016 SBI/ACR Breast Imaging Symposium, previously known as the Postgraduate course, is the largest dedicated breast imaging conference in the world. The meeting consists of a plenary session, panel discussions and focused single topic refresher courses that cover a wide variety of topics. The course is designed for radiologists, technologists and medical physicists involved in breast imaging, and hosts an exhibit hall with the latest technology. And for the first time, attendees will have the opportunity to hear new and original research being presented at one of several scientific sessions offered throughout the meeting.

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 Course Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:

    •  Recognize the importance of mammographic screening, the potential harms of screening, and the assessment of breast cancer risk; particularly as relating to breast density.

    • Identify the appropriate use of breast MRI and MRI-guided biopsy in cancer/disease assessment and management.

    • Describe the current information on the biology of breast cancer from the pathologist and medical oncologist perspectives.

    • Translate research about DBT/Tomosynthesis and contrast enhanced digital mammography and apply those findings to clinical practice.

    • Demonstrate proficiency in a wide variety of breast imaging topics, including biopsy tips and tricks, managing the difficult patient, working in a multidisciplinary environment, challenging cases using ultrasound, MRI and multi-modalities, accreditation, and medical legal issues.


JW Marriott Austin
110 East Second Street
Austin, TX

Due to the overwhelming popularity of this year's meeting and other citywide events in Austin, the JW Marriott Austin is sold out. Below is a list of other nearby hotels within walking distant of the JW Marriott. We have also included a PDF of a map of downtown Austin to show you where the hotels are in relation to the JW Marriott. We strongly encourage you to reserve your rooms right away.

*Faculty members who have not yet reserved their rooms will receive additional information from SBI regarding room reservations.

Map of hotels in Downtown Austin

Hyatt Place Austin Downtown
211 E. 3rd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 476-4440

Courtyard by Marriott
300 E. 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 236-8008

Raddison Hotel & Suites
111 Cesar Chavez at Congress St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 478-9611

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin Downtown
200 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 472-1500

Hilton Austin Downtown
500 E. 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 482-8000

Plan your trip - view Austin Insider Guide


Exhibitor Prospectus
List of Exhibitors
SBI Exhibitor Service Kit

Questions? Please contact:
Pam Plater
Phone: (703) 648-8967 ext 4967

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Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME toprovide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SAM Statement

Qualified on March 14, 2016, this activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for self-assessment (SAM) activity and is designated for up to 10.0 SAM credits toward the ABR Maintenance of Certification program.

ARRT Statement

The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of RadiologicTechnologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.

The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 22.00 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.