Penn Radiology’s Breast Imaging Fundamentals & Innovations


Expert faculty from Penn Radiology join internationally renowned guest speakers to present both standard and emerging practices in Breast Imaging. This activity combines a review of basics with an exploration into the latest advances in mammography, Breast MRI, ultrasound and tomosynthesis.  Worth up to 16.5 AMA PRA Category I Credits™, this multi-modality review and update will meet the MQSA CME requirements for breast imagers. All credits count toward Self Assessment CME Requirements for ABR Maintenance of Certification.

Session 1: Risk and Indications for Breast MRI
Risk Assessment in Breast Imaging: Breast Density and Beyond Emily F. Conant, MD
Evidence-Based Clinical Indications for Breast MRI Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD, FACR
MRI in High and Intermediate Risk Patients Emily F. Conant, MD
Session 2: Tomosynthesis and MRI Interpretation
Update on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Emily F. Conant, MD
Breast MRI: A Practical Approach to Image Interpretation
Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD, FACR

Tomosynthesis in Practice: Case Based Examples Emily F. Conant, MD
Panel Discussion
Session 3: Ultrasound: BI-RADS, Lesions and New Techniques
Highlights of New BIRADS 5th Edition for Mammography and Ultrasound Susan P. Weinstein MD
Breast Ultrasound: Screening, Newer Techniques, and Applications Lori M. Strachowski MD
Breast Ultrasound: Evaluating Palpable and Non-palpable Lesions Lori M. Strachowski MD
Panel Discussion
Session 4: Breast MRI: BI-RADS, Advanced Applications & Cases
Breast MRI BI-RADS 5th Edition Update Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD, FACR
Advanced Applications MR (Including Diffusion for Dummies!)
Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD, FACR
MRI Challenging Cases and Management Options Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD, FACR
SAM: Update on BIRADS and Advanced Imaging 2016 Conant, Lehman & Weinstein
Session 5: Breast Cancer Biology, Biopsies and Pathology
Breast Cancer Biology – What the Imager Needs to Know Elizabeth McDonald, MD, PhD
MRI Guided Biopsies: Basics and Lesions Learned Susan P. Weinstein MD
Pathologic Correlation and High Risk Lesions Lori M. Strachowski MD
Session 6: BI-RADS 3, Post Surgery and False Findings
Review of BIRADs 3 Lesions Learned – Why and Why Not? Susan P. Weinstein MD
Imaging of the Postsurgical Breast: What to expect. What to look for. Lori M. Strachowski MD
False Negatives/False Positives – Where Did We Go Wrong? Emily F. Conant, MD
Session 7: DCIS, Male/Transgender Imaging & Multi-Modality Cases
Multi-Modality Imaging of DCIS Susan P. Weinstein MD
Breast Imaging of Males and Transgender Individuals – Why, Who, When, Why? Lori M. Strachowski MD
Instructive Breast Imaging Cases Lori M. Strachowski MD
Multi-Modality Problem Solving Cases Susan P. Weinstein MD

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