Cardiac MRI in Today’s Clinical Practice: Foundations of CME-A Level I SCMR Workshop

Chicago, IL US
April 28, 2018 to April 29, 2018
This activity will provide an interdisciplinary educational forum led by internationally recognized physicians in the field of cardiac imaging. Participants will learn about the latest scientific advances, technologies, and best practices in cardiac imaging during an engaging and dynamic day of learning in the heart of Chicago!

Learning Objectives and Target Audience

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

  • Discuss the various cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) techniques that are commonly used in clinical practice;
  • Discuss the assessment of ischemia and viability using CMR;
  • Describe how to assess non-ischemic cardiomyopathy using CMR;
  • Summarize the major assessment techniques of arrhythmias using CMR;
  • Identify how to assess vascular, valvular, and pericardial disorders using CMR.
This activity has been designed for cardiology and radiology physicians, fellows, and residents and other healthcare professionals interested in the clinical applications of cardiac magnetic resonance.
Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Ashley Duffy
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 10.50 Participation
Event starts: 
04/28/2018 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
04/29/2018 - 3:30pm
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Cardiac MRI in Today’s Clinical Practice: Foundations of CME-A Level I SCMR Workshop Schedule

Cardiac MRI in Today’s Clinical Practice: Foundations of CME-A Level I SCMR Workshop Schedule

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
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The SCMR has secured a discounted room rate of $199.00 plus applicable taxes at the Sheraton Grand Chicago (three minute walk to the meeting center). 

Please call the hotel directly at +1 312-464-1000 and reference the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) to receive the discounted room rate. All reservations must be received by Friday, April 6, 2018. After this time, the discounted room rate and availability are not guaranteed.

Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Check-in Time: 3:00 PM
Check-out Time: 12:00 PM (noon)
To book your stay, click below! 

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-734-7929 or via email at

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.

 Amit Patel, MD Amit R. Patel, MD
  Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology
  Director, Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography
  University of Chicago Medicine

Luis Landeras, MD  Luis Landeras, MD
  Assistant Professor of Radiology
  Associate Director, Cardiac MRI and CT
  University of Chicago Medicine
James C Carr, MD  James Carr, MD
  Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology
  Knight Family Professor of Cardiac Imaging
  Professor of Radiology, McCormick School of Engineering and Medicine (General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics)


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 any commercial 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 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.

Accreditation Period

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REGISTRATION: Registration is open! Click the button below to reserve your seat.
 Registration Type SCMR Member RateNon-Member Rate
Trainee, Technologist, & Other Healthcare Professionals$400.00$500.00


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