23rd Annual Conference: 2018 Radiology Review

Chicago, IL US
April 30, 2018 to May 4, 2018
We invite you to join us at this exciting, comprehensive review and update of the practical aspects of all major subspecialties of Diagnostic Radiology. Our experts are chosen for their excellence as teachers and they will share their clinical expertise and insight to help you improve your performance and practice. They will guide you to appropriate use of conventional imaging modalities such as plain film radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and angiography; and when appropriate, they will emphasize newer important imaging modalities including PET/CT, diffusion weighted MR, cardiac CT, and virtual colonoscopy. Current and future trends in radiology healthcare economics will also be explored. Major emphasis will be placed on the practical and clinical aspects of Diagnostic Radiology. Diagnostic tips, techniques and pitfalls will be stressed and differential diagnoses of common radiological findings will be covered. Unknown case reviews will be held after each section allowing participants to test themselves in a relaxed atmosphere. These popular sessions will stress practical clinical problems and differential diagnoses. Audience Response System (ARS) technology will be used throughout the course and many Self-Assessment Credits (SAMs) will be offered.

We hope that you will join us for the 23rd iteration of this fantastic meeting and look forward to welcoming you to exciting Chicago!

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for radiologists interested in a comprehensive review of diagnostic radiology.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the clinical features of common and less common diseases to create an appropriate differential diagnoses;
  • Discuss how both general and subspecialty radiologic imaging techniques lead to the appropriate differential diagnoses of common and less common diseases;
  • Detail how the newer imaging methods of breast tomosynthesis, diffusion MR tractography, cardiac CT/MR, virtual colonoscopy, PET/CT, SPECT/CT, and PET/MR can lead to improved diagnoses;
  • Compare the most effective imaging methods of different disease entities;
  • Analyze the strengths and limitations of different diagnostic imaging procedures;
  • Describe how technology and the greater healthcare system affect the practice of radiology.


Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Lee Brauer
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 47.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 47.75 Participation
Event starts: 
04/30/2018 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
05/04/2018 - 6:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

23rd Annual Conference: 2018 Radiology Review Agenda


Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
633 North St. Clair Street
Chicago, IL 60611
United States


We are excited and pleased to be returning to the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel in 2018!

At the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel you're in the heart of Chicago, steps from Michigan Avenue, the Gold Coast neighborhood, and Lake Michigan. This classic urban hotel is a symbol of hospitality on The Magnificent Mile.
We are pleased to offer a special discounted rate of $229.00 per night for single or double occupancy.
All rates are subject to state and city taxes and must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card. Check-in time is 3pm and check-out time is 12pm.

Room reservations must be made by April 6, 2018 to guarantee the reduced rate. Cancellations must be received 24 hours prior to arrival or 1 night room and tax will be assessed.
You may also register by telephone. Please call the hotel toll free at 888-591-1234 and identify yourself as part of The University of Chicago Radiology Review 2018 event.
With a locale just one block from Michigan Avenue, near Chicago dining, shops, museums and art galleries, this hotel provides a great base to explore exciting Chicago tourist attractions. Additionally, you can maintain your healthy lifestyle with a satisfying workout in the fitness center or a swim in the sparkling indoor pool. All participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

To help plan your stay in Chicago, visit www.choosechicago.com.
All participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
For additional questions please contact: Lee Brauer | E-mail | 773-702-3550

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Professor and Chair
  Department of Radiology
  Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD
  Associate Professor of Radiology
  Director of Nuclear Medicine/PET Imaging

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 47.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Radiology MOC Part II Credit
Qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program. This meeting is qualified by the ABR for 19 SAM credits as of March 8, 2017.
Other Healthcare Professions Credit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

** Pre-Registration has closed. Onsite registration is available! **

The $1425 registration fee includes: conference registration, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and a comprehensive electronic syllabus. While registration is open until the start of the conference, we encourage early registration to enable us to provide the best possible service to participants.
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CANCELLATION POLICY If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee less a $150 administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by March 30, 2018. No refunds will be made after March 30, 2018.
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