January 2014 Course Participant Resources

September 2014 Course Participant Resources

PROGRAM DETAILS

This course meets the eight hours of initial training in breast tomosynthesis as required by the FDA. 

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe current uses of DBT in the screening and diagnostic settings
  • Review the DBT patterns of benign and malignant disease; provide attendees with tools to better discriminate between breast cancer versus benign lesions
  • Apply DBT effectively to reduce failure in cancer detection in patients before the next mammogram
  • Recognize image workflow for comprehensive DBT examination review and interpretation
  • Demonstrate an approach to biopsy of lesions visualized only by DBT
  • Cultivate a greater understanding and appreciation of DBT in the screening environment

Faculty

Laurie Fajardo, MD

 Professor of Radiology at University of Iowa

Christopher Comstock, MD

Attending Radiologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Director of Breast Imaging Education at the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center

Michael Linver, MD

 Director of Mammography at Breast Imaging Center of X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, PC, and Clinical Professor of Radiology at University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Margarita Zuley, MD

 Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh and the Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Magee-Womens Hospital

Click here to view the 2014 course program

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

 

Bellagio Las Vegas
3600 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada
www.bellagio.com

Book your hotel room today!

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For reservations by phone, call (888) 987-6667 and request group rate for
the Society of Breast Imaging Meeting.

 

 EXHIBITORS


Now accepting tabletop exhibit applications for September 2014!

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Download the exhibitor application here.

 

This SBI program offers breast imaging radiologists in attendance exposure to challenging DBT cases, supervised by expert faculty, so that the attendees can move beyond the basics and learn to apply this practical knowledge in a clinical setting.

The program is chaired by Dr. Laurie Fajardo, Professor of Radiology at Iowa University. Faculty members include: Drs. Christopher Comstock, Attending Radiologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Director of Breast Imaging Education at the Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center; Michael Linver, Director of Mammography at Breast Imaging Center of X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, PC, and Clinical Professor of Radiology at University of New Mexico School of Medicine;and Margarita Zuley, Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Pittsburgh and the Medical Director of Breast Imaging at Magee-Womens Hospital.

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 sponsorship of The American College of Radiology and Society of Breast Imaging. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SAM Statement
Qualified on December 18, 2013 by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment, this course offer 8.5 SAM credits toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.