Vancouver Imaging Review: Head to Toe
(~25 AMA or MOC Credits – to be advised)
Thursday, September 20 – Sunday, September 23, 2018
2018 Keynote Speakers
Dr. Stephan Anderson
Dr. Stephan Anderson is Section Chief of Abdominal Imaging in the Department of Radiology at the Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Anderson is an Associate Professor of Radiology and also directs computed tomography and general radiology at Boston Medical Center. He is a board certified radiologist. Dr. Anderson completed an abdominal imaging fellowship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Anderson has extensive experience in the imaging of thoracoabdominal malignancies. He is the author of over 65 peer-reviewed publications in the area of abdominal imaging. Dr. Anderson has written and co-authored one book and eight book chapters in abdominal imaging. He regularly lectures at a variety of national and international medical imaging meetings.
Aaron Sodickson, MD, PhD
Aaron Sodickson, MD, PhD, is associate professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. He is the chief of Emergency Radiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Director of Brigham NightWatch and the medical director of CT for the Brigham Radiology Network. His clinical and research efforts involve CT dose monitoring and quality control, approaches to reduce unnecessary imaging, dose-optimization of CT protocols, CT technology assessment and dual energy CT applications.
Erik K. Paulson, MD
Erik K. Paulson, MD, Robert Reeves Professor with Tenure and Chair of Department of Radiology. Chair of Duke’s Department of Radiology since 2013, Erik K. Paulson has a distinguished career that includes important leadership roles and groundbreaking achievements in research and patient care. Committed to clinically-driven research, Paulson has published extensively with more than 190 peer-reviewed publications. These publications reflect a sustained focus within three major areas of interest: hepatic cross-sectional imaging, CT technology assessment, and image guided intervention. Paulson’s work reflects collaboration within the Department of Radiology and with colleagues from the Departments of Medicine, Pathology, and Surgery. A national leader in abdominal imaging, his leadership and expertise in hepatobiliary and pancreatic imaging has significantly impacted the way these disease processes are evaluated. He is considered a pioneer in the development of CT colonography. Most recently, Paulson has implemented state-of-the-art Dual Energy CT and enhanced ongoing efforts to reduce
Dr. Jame Fink
Dr. Jame Fink is a neuroradiologist who has focused his research efforts on neuro-oncology and brain tumor imaging. His clinical duties as an associate professor of radiology in the Neuroradiology Section include diagnostic neuroimaging studies and procedures at UWMC, HMC and the VA Puget Sound. Dr. Fink earned his bachelor’s degree from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and his M.D. from the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles, California. Being a Southern California native, he went on to complete his residency in diagnostic radiology and his fellowship in diagnostic neuroradiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, before arriving at the UW in 2005.
Dr. Miriam Bredella
Dr. Miriam Bredella is Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and a musculoskeletal radiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where she serves as the Director of Musculoskeletal Research. She received her MD degree from the University of Hamburg, Germany in 1997. After a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Osteoporosis and Arthritis Research Group (OARG) in the Department of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), she completed a residency in diagnostic radiology at UCSF where she also served as Chief Resident. She pursued a fellowship in musculoskeletal imaging and interventions at MGH. After completing fellowship training in 2005, she joined the faculty of MGH and Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Nestor Müller
Dr. Nestor Müller is Professor Emeritus of Radiology at the University of British Columbia has more than 450 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been an invited speaker at more than 200 national and international meetings. He has won a number of awards including recognition by the Editor of the American Journal of Roentgenology as being one of the “3 Wise Men in Radiology” as an outstanding teacher and scholar (2003), honorary fellowship of the Faculty of Radiologists, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (FFRRCSI) (2007), Gold Medal of the Brazilian College of Radiology (2010) and Gold Medal of the Society of Thoracic Radiology (2011).
Dr. Bruce A. Porter
Bruce A. Porter, MD, FACR, is the Co-Medical Director of Swedish/First Hill Diagnostic Imaging and has been an active member of the Seattle medical community since 1984. Dr. Porter is a native of Grand Forks, ND and received a B.S. in medicine from the University of North Dakota in 1972. Dr. Porter completed his MD at the University of California-Davis in 1974. After internship in Hawaii, his residency training began in Nuclear Medicine at Stanford University and subsequently finished in Diagnostic Radiology at UC Davis. In 1981, he completed a fellowship in abdominal imaging, angiography, and interventional radiology at the University of Lund, Sweden. Dr. Porter is a clinical associate professor at the University of Washington, an affiliate investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and is a fellow of the American College of Radiology (FACR).