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MSK Whistler Course

Feb 22 – 25, 2020 (Next course: Feb 26 – Mar 1, 2022)

SAVE THE DATE: MSK Whistler Course, Feb 20-23, 2021, Four Seasons Whistler

UT 200
UBC 200

2020 Keynote Speakers


Dr. Theodore Miller

Dr. Theodore Miller is a board certified radiologist specializing in musculoskeletal imaging and interventional procedures. He completed his fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging at HSS in 1993, and went on to serve in the Departments of Radiology at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital and North Shore-LIJ Medical Center before returning to HSS in 2006.

Dr. Miller is Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He has published over 80 scientific papers and review articles and written 17 book chapters and a textbook on musculoskeletal imaging. He has given over 200 lectures worldwide, and is active in numerous national and international radiology societies.

Dr. Miller has served as an examiner for the American Board of Radiology and as a panelist for the in-service examination of the American College of Radiology, and is a former RSNA editorial fellow. He has also been awarded the Presidents Medal of the International Skeletal Society in 2006 and fellowship in the American College of Radiology in 2007.


Dr. David Rubin

David A. Rubin, M.D. is a highly accomplished musculoskeletal radiologist who obtained his bachelor’s degree from Brown University. He is an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his radiology residency and musculoskeletal radiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he also served as Chief Resident.

Before joining Radsource, Dr. Rubin served on the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis for more than 20 years, where he was Professor of Radiology and Chief of the Musculoskeletal Section of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.

Dr. Rubin is a world-renowned leader in the field of musculoskeletal radiology and has earned many honors and awards, including multiple awards for excellence in resident education. He is an Associate Editor for the journal Radiology, sits on additional editorial boards, and serves as a peer reviewer for several prestigious journals, including Radiology, AJR, and JBJS. Dr. Rubin is an active member of numerous radiology professional societies, previously chairing multiple committees for the Society of Skeletal Radiology, the Radiologic Society of North America, and the American College of Radiology. His contributions to the radiology literature include over 100 peer-reviewed and invited articles, book chapters, scientific presentations and exhibits. Dr. Rubin is a highly sought-after lecturer and visiting professor at national and international radiology meetings.

U of T / UBC Faculty


Dr. Mark Cresswell

A musculoskeletal radiologist at St Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver and Clinical Associate Professor at UBC Radiology, with a sub-special interest in imaging and treating sports injuries. He did his undergraduate training in anthropology and medicine in South Africa. He initially started specializing in anesthesia including pain management before moving to do his radiology residency at St Mary’s Hospital in London, UK and musculoskeletal fellowship in Oxford, UK. Moved to Vancouver in 2007, and had great fun co-managing imaging at the Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2010. He still likes to get involved in “real” medicine, and have been actively involved with Medecins Sans Frontieres for the past 17 years.


Dr. Bruce Forster

Dr. Bruce Forster is Professor and Head at the University of British Columbia, Department of Radiology, and Director of the UBC, Office of Academic Innovation. He was recently the Regional Department Head and Medical Director, Diagnostic Imaging, Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care and Director of Diagnostic Imaging for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics/Paralympics Games. As an Associate Member of the Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, he has been involved in the clinical, education, and research aspects of sports imaging for 25 years, is Consultant to the Editor for the journal ‘Radiology’ and Associate Editor of the ‘British Journal of Sports Medicine’. Dr. Forster has delivered over 300 invited lectures, many internationally, and has served as a Visiting Professor in Canada, the United States, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, and the Middle East. He is the author of over 120 peer-reviewed scientific publications, and 115 educational exhibits, and has served as President of the Pacific Northwest Radiology Society, and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Radiologists and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Radiologic Foundation. Dr. Forster is Lead Physician for ‘Choosing Wisely Medical Imaging’ one of the most comprehensive appropriateness initiatives in the Province, and serves as Chair of the CAR/CRF/UBC Radiology Leadership and Business Course, in collaboration with the Sauder School of Business.


Dr. Craig Harris

Dr Craig Harris specializes in musculoskeletal imaging and interventional radiology, and is committed to assisting patients with sports injury management.Recognized as an authority in the science of sports medicine, Dr Harris is often asked to share his knowledge as a speaker at conferences and as an educator within the health and sporting community. Dual fellowship trained, Dr Harris has completed fellowships in Musculoskeletal Imaging and MRI at both the University of Toronto and Westmead Hospital. Over the past 15 years Dr Harris has established himself as a highly regarded professional in his field. He regularly works with sports medicine physicians, general practitioners, physiotherapists, orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons to diagnose and treat a range of patients including:

  • elite athletes
  • professional football players
  • children and adults with musculoskeletal injuries
Rakesh Mohankumar

Dr. Rakesh Mohankumar

Dr. Rakesh Mohankumar is an Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging at University of Toronto and Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Joint Department of Medical Imaging (Mount Sinai Hospital, University Health Network and Women’s College Hospital).

Dr. Mohankumar completed his residency in Radiology from University of Manchester, UK and undertook a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Radiology at University of Toronto.


His main areas of research are bone and soft tissue sarcoma imaging, bone imaging of Gaucher disease, and development of WIPS MRI sequences in Musculoskeletal Imaging. He is the division lead for Quality Control Initiatives within the musculoskeletal division including audit projects and peer review process.



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Dr. Darra Murphy

Dr. Darra Murphy is a Clinical Assistant Professor and radiologist at St Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, specializing in cardiothoracic and musculoskeletal radiology. He is particularly interested in the intercostal muscles, with his favorite being in the left fourth intercostal space.


Dr. Tom Powell

Dr. Tom Powell, is an Assistant Professor, McGill University and radiologist at Montreal General Hospital, specializing in  musculoskeletal radiology. He completed his resdiency at Royal College of Surgeons, Department of Radiology, Dublin Irleand and further went on to complete two fellowships in MSK Imaging at UBC and Thoracic radiology, U of T. Tom is an enthusiastic teacher and lecturer. 


Dr. Linda Probyn

Dr. Probyn is a Musculoskeletal Radiologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto. She graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at Western University, completed her Residency training at McMaster University followed by a Musculoskeletal Imaging Fellowship at the University of Toronto where she is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Imaging. Dr. Probyn is the past Program Director for the Diagnostic Radiology Residency program and is now the Vice-Chair of Education for the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto. Dr. Probyn has clinical and research interests in a broad range of musculoskeletal diseases with a particular focus on ultrasound, sports injuries, trauma, osteoporosis and arthritis. She also has a strong interest in teaching and education including the use of ultrasound simulation to train learners. She has published several scholarly projects and presents her work and teaches at many National and International conferences.

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Dr. Lawrence White

Radiologist-in-Chief, Joint Department of Medical Imaging
Professor, Department of Medical Imaging
University of Toronto

Staff Radiologist, Musculoskeletal Imaging
Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network

Training & Degrees

  • Medical School: University of Toronto
  • Residency: Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto
  • Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of California San Diego

Radiological Areas of Expertise/Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Cartilage Imaging
  • Sports Medicine
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