Breast Imaging 2020

Category: Live Events

Breast Imaging 2020:

This course blends the newest innovations in breast imaging with time-honored traditional breast imaging modalities and procedures. Special attention will be given to Tomosynthesis and Breast MR, as well as Whole Breast Ultrasound. The contentious issues of Breast Density Legislation and Screening Guidelines will also be addressed.

NEW THIS YEARThursday, the first day of the course, will be a tomosynthesis workstation-based workshop, featuring the new high definition synthesized 2D images.There will be three separate 75 minute workshops, all identical. Each one will be preceded by an introductory lecture, and then 12 people will be able to sit at individual workstations and review 25 cases featuring the new high resolution tomosynthesis and new high resolution synthesized 2D images. Each case will be accompanied by an answer sheet which will allow for the attendees to get immediate feedback on that case as they proceed through the cases.

Individuals MUST sign up for one of the three groups available on Thursday morning. There are only 12 slots in each workshop, and these will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. When you register for the course, also send an email to us at and indicate which Workshop Group you prefer (1/2/3 – see Thursday’s schedule). You should give us your first and second choice. If you choose not to participate in the workshop, please call or send us an email indicating this as well, the day you sign up. If you do not email us on the day you register for the meeting with your group preference, we will assign you to a workshop. We will try to accommodate everyone’s choice, although we cannot promise this in advance. The sooner you sign up, the more likely you will be to get the time slot you want.

Educational Objectives:
  • Review the basic principles and current guidelines for screening mammography
  • Address the multimodality approach to the evaluation of breast lesions
  • Outline the current applications of hand-held and whole breast ultrasound in the screening and diagnostic arenas.
  • Describe the major aspects of breast MR, including imaging techniques and current indications
  • Discuss the medical and legal concerns regarding the missed breast cancer
  • Delineate current and future applications of Breast Tomosynthesis
  • Explore the role of breast density in screening for breast cancer
  • Address new techniques, including abbreviated MR and contrast mammography
  • Recount the potential role of Molecular Breast Imaging for breast cancer screening and diagnosis
  • Develop skills in detecting early breast cancer by interpreting actual tomosynthesis cases at the workstation

Modality Breakdown
Breakdown of hours:
- Breast Ultrasound: 4.0 Hrs.
- Breast MR: 3.5 Hrs.
- Digital Mammography: 5.0 Hrs.
- Breast Tomosynthesis: 4.75 Hrs.
- 4 SAMS (Pending ABR Approval)



March 12-15th, 2020



Naples, FL Naples Grande Beach Resort



Starting at $595.00

Target Audience
This course is intended for all radiologists with a special interest in Breast Imaging. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized expert teachers of Breast Imaging with a broad breadth of experience and knowledge in this field.

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The International Institute for Continuing Medical Education, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.95 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Program Schedule

Thursday, March 12th, Day 1
6:30 - 7:30AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 8:00Workshop Group 1: Group 1 Introduction to Tomosynthesis Workshop – Linver
8:00 - 9:15Group 1 Tomosynthesis Workshop at the Workststion
9:15 - 9:45Workshop Group 2: Group 2 Introduction to Tomosynthesis Workshop – Linver
9:45 - 11:00Group 2 Tomosynthesis Workshop at the Workststion
11:00 - 11:30Workshop Group 3: Group 3 Introduction to Tomosynthesis Workshop – Linver
11:30 - 12:45Group 3 Tomosynthesis Workshop at the Workststion
Day 2
6:30 - 7:00 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
7:30 - 7:45Tomosynthesis: the New Standard in Mammography – Linver
7:45 - 8:45Breast Density and Screening (SAMS) – Destounis
8:45 - 9:45The Argument for Screening Mammography (SAMS) – Linver
9:45 - 10:15Break
10:15 - 11:00Tomosynthesis Workflow & Other Practice Issues – Destounis
11:00 - 11:45Tomosynthesis Screening Workshop Case Review – Linver
11:45 - 12:30Panel: The Role of New Screening Tools in Your Breast Imaging Practice: Tomosynthesis & Beyond – Linver, Destouni

Day 3
6:30 - 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 - 7:45 AMMassology 101 – Cardeñosa
7:45 - 8:45 AMHigh Risk Lesions (SAMS) – Brem
8:45 - 9:45Establishing Clinical, Imaging, & Pathology Correlation (SAMS) – Cardeñosa
9:45 - 10:15Break
10:15 - 11:00MRI in the High Risk Patient – Destounis
11:00 - 11:45Abbreviated MR & Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography – Destounis
11:45 - 12:30Panel: The Multimodality Approach to Breast Imaging: What to do When? – Linver, Brem, Cardeñosa, Destounis
Day 4
6:30 - 7:00 AM Continental Breakfast
7:00 - 7:45 AMAsymmetries & Architectural Distortion – Brem
7:45 - 8:30 AMMultimodality Approach to Problem-Solving – Cardeñosa
8:30 - 9:15Screening Breast Ultrasound – Brem
9:15 - 10:00Breast Ultrasound: Diagnostic Uses – Cardeñosa
10:00 - 10:15Break
10:15 - 11:00Molecular Breast Imaging – Brem
11:00 - 11:45The Missed Mammographic Lesion: Causes & Cures – Linver
11:45 - 12:30Panel: Tomo, MRI, MBI, AI and Beyond: What is the Future of Breast Imaging? – Linver, Brem, Cardeñosa

* Schedule subject to change

Registration & Fees

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Enrollment will be confirmed on the basis of registration fee. We do not process registration without payment. We cannot guarantee course materials on site for a registration received after 02/14/2020.

Sign-in will take place on THURSDAY, MARCH 12th at 7:00 AM in the Ballroom Foyer.


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475 Seagate Drive, Naples, Florida, 34103, USA | Tel: (855) 821-6191
Room Rate: $379.00 Coastal View Guest Rooms Single/Double |
Naples Grande Beach Resort, one of the top family friendly hotels in Naples, FL is conveniently located for guests looking to explore the charming city of Naples and the pristine natural areas nearby.Don't hesitate to ask any member of Naples Grande Beach Resort for some additional things to see and do and places to eat near the hotel. Many of us have been here for years and are always happy to share our local favorites so you can have the most memorable and fulfilling Florida beach vacation.

Venue & Travel

Located on 23 acres of Southwest Florida’s Paradise Coast, Naples Grande Beach Resort is a full-service destination resort in the heart of Naples. The Golden Door Spa, located at the Resort’s entrance, features 13 treatment rooms set in a unique Asian-inspired spa village. Enjoy unique treatments designed to rejuvenate the mind and body. The resort features acclaimed recreational amenities including a new pool complex with private cabanas and Mangrove Mountain waterslide, award-winning dining, supervised children’s programs, and outstanding conference facilities. Enjoy 15 Har-Tru tennis courts at the resort or golf at the Naples Grande Golf Club. Expect to be amazed at The Pelican’s Catch, home to exceptional coastal cuisine and freshly innovated cocktails. With an emphasis on regional seafood, here you can unwind surrounded by the truly relaxed sophistication of the Gulf Coast. Aura, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, encapsulating a global view of authentic ingredients in their purest form. By incorporating these elements into a lively spot for conversation and familiar food, Aura is quickly becoming a local favorite. Paradise Grill, located on the pristine Clam Pass Park beach on the Gulf of Mexico, serves salads, sandwiches, snacks, and refreshing beverages with a tropical flair. Palm Terrace Pool Bar & Grill, is an informal outdoor bar where guests gather for their favorite poolside beverages and light lunch.

Travel: Rental Car
Hertz is our official rental car supplier. Special low rates have been negotiated to reduce your travel costs. Call the Hertz Convention ControlCenter at (800) 654-2240 or book through Hertz Rental Cars Online.
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Program Speakers

Program Director, Michael N. Linver, MD, FACR, FSBI
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
X-Ray Associates of New Mexico, PC
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Program Facilty, Rachel F. Brem, MD, FACR, FSBI
Vice-Chair, Research & Faculty Development
The George Washington University Medical Center
Washington, DC

Program Facilty, Gilda Cardeñosa, MS, MD, FACR, FSBI
Section of Breast, Department of Radiology
Wake Forest Baptist Health System
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Program Facilty, Stamatia Destounis, MD, FACR, FSBI
University of Rochester
Elizabeth Wende Breast Care, LLC
Rochester, New York

Credit Type: iiCME maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits & maximum of 16.5 ARRT Category A+ CE credits
*Issued credit will correspond to your registration type. Select the appropriate registration type below.

Questions? Contact us at or call us at (608) 212-2391

Product Expires: March 12, 2020
Delivery Method: In Store Pickup
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