Vancouver Imaging Review: Head to Toe


University of British Columbia, Dept of Radiology

 (To be advised) for 24.5 SECTION 1 CREDITS FOR MOC (CANADA) & AMA (USA) Catergory 1.

TECH CAMRT accreditation (to be advised)

Thursday, October 12 - Sunday, October 15, 2017

Rosewood Hotel Georgia, 801 West Georgia Street Map
Vancouver BC, Canada

Department of Radiology
University of British Columbia

Tel: 604-875-4165 (8:30-4:30 PST)
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2016 Key Note Speakers 


Carol Barnewolt, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology at Harvard Medical School, a faculty member of the Department of Radiology at Boston Children’s Hospital; and Chief of the Division of Sonography. She has practiced in both clinical and research roles at Boston Children’s Hospital for 20 years, with special expertise in fetal, neonatal, childhood, and adolescent genitourinary imaging, with a particular interest and sonography and magnetic resonance imaging.


Bernstein 2 croppedMark Bernstein, MD - Trauma and emergency radiologist at New York University School of Medicine and Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Radiology. Mark completed his residency at Western University, Ontario, Canada, and his fellowship in Trauma and Critical Care Radiology at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Dr. Bernstein has played a pivotal role in emergency and, in particular, trauma imaging, at Bellevue and NYU Langone Medical Center. As an author of multiple scientific publications and ten book chapters, Dr. Bernstein has gained international acclaim for his expertise in trauma radiology and has lectured extensively around the world on various topics related to trauma radiology.


 SanjeevSanjeev Bhalla, MD - Professor of radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University in St. Louis, where he serves as the section chief of Cardiothoracic Imaging and Co-Chief, Body Computed Tomography, vice-chair of Education Assistant Radiology Residency Program Director. For about a decade he was the co-director of Emergency Radiology at MIR and has published numerous articles on the interface between body and emergency imaging. As an assistant program director at MIR, he enjoys being part of one of the largest residencies in the nation. 



MikeMichael Federle, MD - Professor of Radiology at Stanford University and the Associate Chair in charge of Education for the department. His focus in clinical research and teaching is abdominal imaging with a particular emphasis upon CT scanning. Within this broad field he has a wide range of specific and general interests, leading to over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals as well as hundreds of book chapters. In addition, he has been the main editor and/or author of more than 20 textbooks of radiology Abdominal imaging specialist with over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals, as well as, hundreds of book chapters and author of more than 20 textbooks.


 RoyRoy A. Filly, MD - Emeritus Professor of Radiology, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Filly is Co-Founder of the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center, the pioneering organization known worldwide since 1981 as the “Birthplace of Fetal Surgery.”  Frequently featured in national and international news articles, Dr. Filly has received numerous awards, including the prestigious Pioneer Award of the World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology and the Fry Memorial Award of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the highest award for a North American sonologist. Dr. Filly is one of fewer than 100 worldwide fellows of the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, and he is also a fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.  Dr. Filly has published more than 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and over 70 textbook chapters. He is the co-author of two books and an educational CD-ROM, Upper Abdominal Sonographic Anatomy.


AliAli Guermazi, MD, PhD - Director of the Quantitative Imaging Center, Professor of Radiology, and Section Chief of Musculoskeletal Imaging at Boston University School of Medicine. Prior to joining Boston University, he was Director of the Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group at University of California at San Francisco and then Director of Clinical Research at Synarc, Inc. in San Francisco. Dr. Guermazi interest is musculoskeletal diseases, in particular note are his scientific contributions in the diagnosis and disease progression assessment of osteoarthritis using MRI. Dr. Guermazi had been involved in developing several original and widely accepted radiological methods to assess osteoarthritis disease risk and progression, including the WORMS and BLOKS for the knee, and fixed-flexion radiography for measuring joint space width. He is author of over 260 peer-reviewed publications and Investigator on numerous research grants related to MRI reading for Osteoarthritis.


max wMax Wintermark, MD, MAS, MBA - Professor of Radiology and Chief of Neuroradiology at the Stanford University Medical Center. Chair of the research committees of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) and of the American Society of Functional Neuroradiology (ASFNR). He developed the ASNR research study groups, including one focusing on cervical and intracranial wall imaging, one focusing on brain tumor imaging and genomics, and one addressing clinical translation of functional MRI (fMRI) and diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to conditions such as traumatic brain injury and chronic stroke having pioneered perfusion scanning of the brain.

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