Hawaii July 2016


Dates: July 25-28, 2016


Monday July 25, 2016

Body Imaging – Lawrence C. Chow, MD

7:00-7:30amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
7:30-8:10Pitfalls in Urography and Urologic Imaging
8:15-8:50Peritoneal Disease: What the Surgeon Wants to Know
8:50- 9:30Concepts in Abdominal Trauma
9:30-9:45Coffee Break
9:45-10:25Challenging Cases in Obstetric and Gynecologic Imaging- Interactive Session
10:25-11:05Internal Hernias and Bariatric Complications
11:05- 11:45Small Airways and Small Nodules for Non-Chest Radiologists
11:45-12:00pmQuestions and Answers


Tuesday July 26, 2016

PET/CT and Thoracic Imaging- David M. Naeger, MD

7:00-7:30amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
7:30-8:15Incidentals and Artifacts on PET/CT: How Not to be Fooled
8:15-9:00When PET is No Good: Situations in which PET has Low Sensitivity
9:00-9:15Questions and Answers
9:15-9:30Coffee Break
9:30-10:15A Comprehensive Approach to Lung Cancer Imaging
10:15-11:00Typical and Atypical Appearances of Lung Cancer
11:00- 11:30The Tumor Formerly Known as BAC
11:30-12:15pmQuestions and Answers


Wednesday July 27, 2016

Musculoskeletal Imaging- Sandip Biswal, MD

7:00-7:30amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
7:30-8:30MRI of the Shoulder
8:30-9:30MRI of Peripheral Nerves
9:30- 9:45Coffee Break
9:45- 10:45MRI of the Elbow and Wrists
10:45-11:45MRI of the Hip
11:45-12:15pmQuestions and Answers


Thursday July 28, 2016

Neuro / Neuro-Interventional – Huy Do, MD

7:00-7:30amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
7:30-8:30Imaging and Treatment of Acute stroke: Time is Running Out
8:30-9:30Current Concepts in Imaging and Endovascular Treatment of Cerebral Aneurysm: Flow Diversion and Beyond
9:30- 9:45Coffee Break
9:45- 10:45Vascular Malformations and Anomalies of the CNS
10:45-11:45Spinal and Extra-Axial Osseous Augmentation for Metastatic Disease
11:45-12:15pmQuestions and Answers



Sandip Biswal, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Stanford University Medical Center

Lawrence Chow, MD
Adjunct Associate Professor
Oregon Health and Science University
Vision Radiology, Portland, OR

Huy M. Do, MD
Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery
Program Director Stanford Neuroradiology, Fellowship
Stanford University Medical Center

David M. Naeger, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Associate Program Director, Nuclear Medicine Residency
Co-Director, Henry I. Goldberg Center for Advanced Imaging Education
University of California, San Francisco
Dept. of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging
Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging Section
Nuclear Medicine Section


Ritz Carlton Kapalua

Nestled among the lush foliage of rolling hills and a beautiful beach front, in the midst of a century-old pineapple plantation, The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui provides that rare opportunity to experience a different view of Hawaii – one that hearkens back to unspoiled landscapes, breathtaking sunsets, and swaying coconut palms. Escape to a distinctly memorable tropical getaway, where world-class service converges with captivating island culture. Framed by two championship golf courses, this exclusive Kapalua, Maui hotel is the annual home of the PGA TOUR season-opening championship, offering a prestigious address, recognized throughout the world. Embrace the spirit of aloha within our Kapalua, Maui beach hotel, the quintessential Hawaiian destination.

A block of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the following special rates: Deluxe Rooms at $299.00, Deluxe Ocean View at $359.00, Residential Garden View Suite at $369.00 and Residential Ocean View Suite at $479.00. All rates are per room per night, plus tax and resort fee of $20.00 per night. To receive these special rates please make your reservation no later than June 24, 2016. After June 24, 2016, rooms at our discount rates cannot be guaranteed. Rooms are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis, and may sell out before the cut-off date.

You can make your reservation ONLINE HERE or by calling the The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua room reservations [Toll Free in North America: 1-800-262-8440; all other locations: 1-808-669-6200] and reference CME Science’s “Imaging in Hawaii Event”.

For more information on the The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua, please visit their website. The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua is located at One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA, Phone: (808) 669-6200.

Travel to Maui

Kahului Airport (OGG) is the Maui’s main airport. There is also a smaller commuter airport between Ka’anapali and Kapalua, the Kapalua Airport (JHM) in West Maui.  Many airlines offer non-stop flights direct to Maui. You may also fly into Honolulu International Airport (HNL) on Oahu before heading to Maui on a short, 30-minute flight.

You can get around Maui by shuttle, tour bus, taxi, or public transportation. But to really experience all that Maui offers you should consider reserving a rental car in advance from the Kahului or Kapalua Airport. Special meeting discounts on airfare and car rentals have been arranged for our attendees and their guests that you may find helpful to use.

For Hawaiian Airlines log on to www.HawaiianAir.com/Affiliate and enter the code “CMESCIENCE” for 5% off their published webfares.

For United Airlines and United Express, and United Codeshare airlines (Lufthansa Airlines, All Nippon Airways), visit www.united.com or call 1-800-426-1122 and use Z Code: ZVNA & Agreement Code: 225182. US and Canada flights are 2-5% off discounted economy, business and first class, and 10% off full fare economy, business and first class. International flights are discounted by 5-10%.

For Delta Airlines, Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com. When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMLTZ on the Search Flights page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800-328-1111 Mon-Fri 7am-7pm CDT. *Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.

For Hertz Rent-A-Car, Special Discounted rates have been arranged for conference participants and their families, call 1-800-654-2240 reference Convention Number use code: 04K20007 and click HERE to book.

For Avis, Special Discounted rates have been arranged for conference participants and their families. Call 1 (800) 331-1600 Reference the course and use AWD code: J906925 To book on-line: Avis.com

Private taxi service: Contact Mai Taxi at 1-808-276-4411, taymai@hotmail.com. Advance reservations required.

CME Science has negotiated a special discount with Advantage Rent A Car.  The discount is 10% off their already low internet rates – this discount is valid throughout the countrythroughout the year without blackouts!  Please click here for the discount http://www.advantage.com/?rc=CD03541309 or call 800-777-5500 and mention discount code CD03541309.

CME Science has negotiated a special discount with Enterprise and National car rental. To use please go to www.nationalcar.com Enter location, dates, and contract ID (L23J799).

Hotel Address

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA
Phone:  (808) 669-6200

Driving directions to the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua:

Kahului Airport – OGG (all flights from the US mainland):
From the Kahului Airport, follow H-380 to the first traffic light and bear left through the light.

Continue straight through the next few sets of lights crossing Pu’unene Avenue and continue to the junction of H-380 and H-30. Continue driving along the winding coastline towards Lahaina and through Ka’anapali, Napili and then Kapalua (highway signs will indicate towns).
A green road sign on the right-hand side of the road will indicate ‘Office Road, The Village Course’. Take this left-hand turn (there is no traffic light).
After turning left at the intersection you will be on Office Road.  Take the first right after the Honolua Store (entrance to the hotel) onto Ritz-Carlton Drive. Please allow 45-60 minutes for driving.

Kapalua/West Maui Airport (Some flights from Honolulu):
Please utilize a courtesy phone to call the Kapalua Resort shuttle or West Maui rental car shuttle transportation upon arrival at the Kapalua Airport.

Learn more – detailed Hawaii Travel Tips at: Travelsmarthawaii.com



The Imaging in Hawaii course is designed to provide the tools for participants to enhance interpretation skills utilizing the latest imaging technologies. Lectures and cases will cover evidence-based practice techniques and protocols for improved diagnostic accuracy in multiple applications.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe thoracic radiologic procedures for clinical cancer management.
  • Optimize Abdominal Imaging Methods.
  • Describe the common challenges in interpreting whole body and brain PET/CT.
  • Describe the imaging anatomy and protocols that are necessary to arrive at a diagnosis of intracranial diseases.
  • Explain the performance and processing of MRI and CT studies designed to depict anatomy and pathology.
  • Use contemporary imaging techniques and protocols to accurately diagnose, stage and manage diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.
  • Develop differential diagnosis that relates to the pertinent imaging and clinically relevant findings for each of the cases covered in this course.
  • Outline the fundamentals of the latest advanced techniques in MRI and CT and their current roles and limitations in clinical practice.
  • Integrate information presented in this course into efforts to improve the imaging skills of the participants.


Target Audience

targetsThe course are intended for practicing radiologists and radiologic nurses, physician assistants, technologists, scientists, residents, fellows and others who are interested in current techniques and applications for advanced diagnostic imaging.

The fresh, floral air energizes you. The warm, tranquil waters refresh you. The breathtaking, natural beauty renews you. Look around. There’s no place on earth like Hawaii. Whether you’re a new visitor or returning, the islands offer distinct experiences that will entice any traveler. We warmly invite you to explore our islands and discover your ideal travel experience.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and CME Science. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates these live activities for 19.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This course includes 5 hours of Breast Imaging which can be used towards fulfilling the Mammography requirement. It also includes 1 hour of Breast Ultrasound.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by PIM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

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Technologists: This course has been approved for up to 20.0 ARRT Category A CE credits for those technologists attending the entire course.


CME Certificate Copies

How to Claim your CME Certificate instruction video on www.cmeuniversity.com

Physicians please contact:
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine
367 Inverness Parkway, Suite 215
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 720-895-5322
Fax: 303-858-8848
Email: Rwalters@pimed.com

Technologists please contact:
Email: Toni@cmescience.com

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