The University of Chicago Radiology Review
In addition to outlining diagnostic tips, techniques and pitfalls, this CME program will help you to better:
- Identify clinical features of common and uncommon diseases to create a differential diagnosis
- Integrate evidence-based techniques for performing electrodiagnostic tests into practice
- Define the role of novel imaging methods in reaching the correct diagnosis
- Evaluate the most effective imaging methods for different disease entities
- Appraise the strengths and limitations of diverse diagnostic imaging techniques
- Describe the impact of emerging technology and the growing healthcare system on the practice of radiology
- Confront challenging issues in the practice of radiology
Commercial Support: This CME certified activity has not requested or received any support or funding from commercial interests. This includes, but is not limited to, pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
- 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.
Associate Professor of Radiology
Director of Nuclear Medicine/PET Imaging
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