The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel
The Denver Marriott City Center
The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel
SRU 2013 Annual Meeting
October 18-20, 2013
The Westin Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL
The 2013 annual meeting will begin with an October 18 plenary session on imaging of the thyroid. Michael G. Kawooya, MB, ChB, of Mengo Hospital in Kampala, Uganda will be the first speaker in the International Speaker Series, speaking on imaging of tropical diseases in Uganda, and Stephanie R. Wilson, MD will deliver the keynote address, "The Role of Sonography in the Evaluation of Inflammatory Bowel Disease". Additional educational sessions on October 18 will focus on the use of ultrasound in women's imaging and imaging of the liver.
Sessions on October 19 will focus on obstetrics, musculoskeletal imaging and vascular imaging. A series of 25 afternoon workshops, a new feature of the meeting, will provide practical information on various topics of interest to the ultrasound community.
The meeting will conclude on October 20 with a session on pitfalls and practical challenges, which will include both adult and pediatric topics. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits�, and four of the sessions will be designated as self-assessment modules (SAMs).
Click here to view the complete schedule of topics and speakers. A registration brochure will be available, and online registration will open, the first week in June. A link will also be provided to reserve a room at The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel.
SRU Consensus Conferences
On October 23-24, 2012, the SRU convened a consensus conference on the topic of early first trimester sonography, focusing on establishing sonographic criteria for excluding the possibility of a viable pregnancy. The conference was moderated by SRU Fellow and Immediate Past President Peter M. Doubilet, MD, PhD. The panelists for the conference included physicians with expertise in early pregnancy from several specialty areas, including radiology, obstetrics and gynecology (including reproductive medicine) and emergency medicine. A consensus statement has been submitted for publication in a major journal. Click here to read a preliminary summary of the conference.
During the past ten years the SRU has convened five multispecialty consensus conferences on clinical issues related to ultrasound. These conferences brought together physicians from drugs online the field of radiology as well as other specialties to discuss clinical questions and arrive at a consensus on how a particular clinical issue should be handled. Previous conferences were:
� A 2011 conference on imaging algorithms for evaluating suspected rotator cuff disease. The consensus statement was published online on the Radiology website on February 11, 2013, and is now available in print in the May issue.
� A 2009 conference on management of asymptomatic ovarian and other adnexal cysts imaged at ultrasound. Click here to read the consensus statement.
� A 2005 conference on management of thyroid nodules detected at ultrasound. Click here to read the consensus statement.
� A 2003 conference on carotid artery stenosis. Click here to read the consensus statement.
� A 2001 conference on evaluation of the woman with postmenopausal bleeding. Click here to read the consensus statement.
The SRU is a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, an initiative of the Society for Pediatric Radiology. For more information on the initiative, also known as Image Gently, please click on the link to the left.
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