2019 Brochure

Body MRI Value Workshop


Saturday, October 19, 2019
7:00 - 8:45 am

Welcome / Introduction

Andrew Rosenkrantz, MD, FSCBTMR
Featured Speaker: Defining Value in Radiology: Perspectives from Outside the Reading Room
James Borgstede, MD

Economics and the Changing Landscape for MRI Reimbursement
Richard Ehman, MD, FSCBTMR
Cost-Effectiveness – Proving the Value of MRI
Geoff Rubin, MD, MBA, FSCBTMR
Measuring MR Utilization and Access

Scott Reeder, MD, PhD, FSCBTMR
Approaches to Payment for Focused MRI Exams
Andrew Degnan, MD, MPhil
9:00 - 10:30 am
Advances in MRI that Shorten Scan Time
Hersh Chandarana, MD
Advances in MRI that Improve Image Quality and Reliability
Martin Prince, MD, PhD, FSCBTMR
Quantitative MRI Biomarkers – What’s the Value in a Number?
Ihab Kamel, MD, PhD, FSCBTMR
Strategies to Translate New MRI Methods into Clinical Care
Ivan Pedrosa, MD, FSCBTMR

Beyond the Scanner: Innovative Practice Strategies that Increase the Value of MRI
Jeffrey Weinreb, MD, FSCBTMR
Question & Answer

10:40 am - 12:00 pm

Focused MRI Exams: Doing More with Our Toolbox
Mustafa Bashir, MD
Prostate MRI
Sadhna Verma, MD
Breast MRI
Heather Greenwood, MD
Liver MRI for HCC
Claude Sirlin, MD, FSCBTMR
Pulmonary MRA for PE
Christopher Francois, MD
Pelvic MRI for Your Referrers
Alison Sheridan, MD
Fast Knee MRI
Garry Gold, MD, FSCBTMR
Question & Answer



Saturday, October 19, 2019

Cardiothoracic & Vascular Imaging

1:15 – 3:00 pm

Structural Heart Disease 
(Part 1: Cardiologist's Perspective)

Robert Quaife, MD
Structural Heart Disease 
(Part 2: Pre-Operative Imaging)

Scott Nagle, MD
4D Flow MRI of the Aorta
Nicholas Burris, MD
New Innovations in Contrast-Enhanced MRA
Jeff Maki, MD, PhD
Update on Interstitial Lung Disease Imaging
Tami Bang, MD
Update on Lung Cancer Imaging
Ella Kazerooni, MD, MS, FSCBTMR
Q & A
3:00 – 3:15 pm
Innovation Beyond CT & MR
3:15 - 4:45 pm
Artificial Intelligence Applications in Medical Imaging
Bhavik Patel, MD, MBA, FSCBTMR
Patient-Centered Innovations
Matt Davenport, MD, FSCBTMR
MICCAI Society: Medical Image Computing and Research
Stephen Humphries, MD
Informatics Solutions
Thomas Loehfelm, MD, PhD
DEBATE:  Artificial Intelligence Applications: 
Not Until the Distant Future

Thomas Loehfelm, MD, PhD
DEBATE: Artificial Intelligence Applications: 
Ready Today

Bhavik Patel, MD, MBA, FSCBTMR
DEBATE: Panel Discussion


Welcome Reception

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm


Ted-Like Talks

6:30 - 7.30 pm

Sunday, October 20, 2019

7:00 am – 7:45 am

Sponsorship vs. Mentorship: is there a gender divide?
Tara Catanzano, MD, MB, Bch, BAO, FSCBTMR, Barak Friedman, MD
Lung Cancer Screening- Clinical Practice Tips and Challenges
Subba Digumarthy, MD, Ella Kazerooni, MD, MS, FSCBTMR
Getting Published Reed Dunnick, MD, FSCBTMR, Allen Elster, MD








Work Life Balance and 
Professional Fulfillment                   
Leslie Quint, MD, FSCBTMR, Elizabeth 
Edney, MD


7:45 – 8:00 am
Innovations in CT
8:00 – 9.45 am


Designing CT Practice of the Future
Dushyant Sahani, MD, FSCBTMR
Low Dose CT: Technological Advances &
 Implementation Challenges for the 21st Century

Timothy Szczykutowicz, PhD

Innovations in CT Image Reconstruction
Andrew Smith, MD
Photon Counting CT: Technique and Applications Martin Willemink, MD
Functional CT Imaging: Myocardial Dual 
Energy CT Perfusion: What is the Future?

Carlo DeCecco, MD, FSCBTMR
Innovations in CT and Imaging Biomarkers
Meghan Lubner, MD
Question & Answer 
9:45 – 10:00 am
More Science! (Scientific Session A)
10:00 – 11:45 am


10:00 – 10:30 am

MR Radiogenomics: Predicting aggressive
biology in RCC and prostate

Steve Raman, MD, Paul Boutros, MD

Update on Pancreatic Cancer: From Imaging to Reporting


Eric Tamm, MD, FSCBTMR, Sanaz Javadi, MD

FFR-CT vs Myocardial CT Perfusion: 

What should be incorporated in clinical practice?


Carlo De Cecco, MD, FSCBTMR, Marly Van Assen, MD
10:35 - 11:05 am  
Cancer Immunotherapy:
New challenges in imaging

Marilyn Siegel, MD, FSCBTMR, Ali Pirasteh, MD
Don’t Panic: Simple guides on managing contrast reactions
Carolyn Wang, MD, Ben Mervak, MD

Applications of multi-energy CT in cardiothoracic imaging

Prabhakar Rajiah, MD, Fernando Kay, MD

11:10 - 11:40 am  
DEteCTed: Dual Energy CT in the Emergency 

Desiree Morgan, MD, FSCBTMR, 
Lakshmi Ananthakrishnan, MD
CT Deep Learning Image Reconstruction: Image 
Quality, Radiation Dose and Clinical Utility

Dennis Foley, MD, FSCBTMR,           Naveen Kulkarni, MD
Pulmonary Complications of Novel Cancer 

Richard Gore, MD, Brett Carter, MD

Bile duct injuries: a case-based diagnostic approach with gadoxetic acid-enhanced MR Motoyo Yano, MD, Jay Heiken, MD, FSCBTMR


11:45 - 1:00 pm

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Innovations in GU Imaging
2:00 - 3:00 pm


PSMA PET / MRI for Prostate Cancer: 
Should We Be Doing This?

Nelly Tan, MD

Revising the Bosniak Classification
Nicole Hindman, MD
Virtual Renal Mass Biopsy with MRI
Ivan Pedrosa, MD, PhD, FSCBTMR
Question & Answer 

3:00 – 3:15 pm

Beyond Interpretation: Taking Your Practice Higher
3:15 - 5:00 pm

Optimizing Strategic Planning
Neil Rofsky, MD, MHA, FSCBTMR
Drive: How to Recognize and Harness Every
Individual Practitioner's Talents


Formal Versus Informal Mentoring: How I Do it
Claude Sirlin, MD
What and How to Ask Your Chair? 
A Primer on Negotiation

Incentivizing Volunteerism in Radiology Hersh Chandarana, MD
Julia Fielding, MD, FSCBTMR
Ella Kazerooni, MD, MS, FSCBTMR
Erik Paulson, MD, FSCBTMR
Andrew Rosenkrantz, MD, FSCBTMR
Aarti Sekhar, MD
Question & Answer   

Monday, October 21, 2019

Scientific Session 1 

7:45 am - 9:05am



9:05 am – 9:20 am


Scientific Session 2 

9:20 am - 10:40am



10:40 am – 11:00 am


11:00 am -11:30 am
Assessing MRI Response Post
Locoregional Therapy

Ihab Kamel, MD, Joseph Yacoub, MD

Challenging Abdominal Cases: More than
meet the Eyes (Lee's 6 basic principles of image interpretation)

Joe Lee, MD

MRI Assessment of Metabolic Liver Disease
Michael Gee, MD, Amirkasra Mojtahed, MD
Realizing Strategy for Improved Results
Neil Rofsky, MD, MHA, FSCBTMR, Carolyn Wang, MD
11:35 am -12:05 pm  
Dual Energy CT in Therapeutic Response Assessment
Avinash Kambadakone, MD, DNB, FSCBTMR, Achille Mileto, MD
Oncologic body PET/MR applications

Onofrio Catalano, MD, Hersh Chandarana, MD
Atypical HCCs and Other Unusual Hepatic Masses
Sadhna Nandwana, MD, Amir Davarpanah, MD
Evolving throughout your career: Tips for wellness, productivity, and growth mindset Nelly Tan, MD, Stefanie Weinstein, MD
12:05 pm - 1:15 pm

Fostering a Culture of Innovation
1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Session Introduction

Scott Reeder, MD, PhD, FSCBTMR
Susan Ascher, MD, FSCBTMR
Presidential Lecture
John Bennett, PhD
Creating a Culture of Innovation in the 
Field of Radiology

Mitch Schnall, MD

Human Friction
Thomas Grist, MD, FSCBTMR
Pasteur's Quadrant: Innovation in 
Medical Imaging

Richard Ehman, MD, FSCBTMR

Bench to Bedside
Jane Matsumoto, MD
Question & Answer 
3:00 – 3:15 pm

Hepatobiliary & Pancreas
3:15 pm - 5:00 pm


Innovations in Pancreatic Surgery/Therapy
Marco Del Chiaro, MD
Updates on Imaging and Management of 
Neuroendocrine Tumors

Jane Wang, MD

Guidelines on Management of Incidental Pancreatic 
Cysts: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Ihab Kamel, MD

Abbreviated MRI for HCC Screening: Hepatobiliary or 
Extracellular Agents?

Takshi Yokoo, MD, PhD

What's New in LIRADS?
Kathryn Fowler, MD
Question & Answer 
Annual Business Meeting
5:00 - 6:00 pm


Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Round Tables
7:00 – 7:45 am
How to Implement a DECT Program Achille Mileto, Daniele Marin
LI-RADS in Clinical Practice Jay Heiken, MD, FSCBTMR, Cynthia Santillan, MD
CT Colonography - How To Set Up a Clinical Practice Beth McFarland, MD, FSCBTMR, Abhijit Roychowdhury, MD



7:45 - 8:00 am


Large and Small Bowel: Imaging of the Hollow Viscera: Advances and Updates
8:00 - 9:00 am

CT/MR Enterography: Updates on Monitoring Response and Structured Reporting Cynthia Santillan, MD
CT Colonography: Updates and Early Onset Screening Jessica Robbins, MD
MR Imaging of Rectal Cancer Gaurev Khatri, MD
Question & Answer 

Three Pearls  

9:00 - 9:45 am



9:45 – 10:00 am


Educational Poster Viewing | Scientific Poster Viewing  

10:00 – 10:45 am



10:45 – 11:00 am


Even More Science! (Scientific Session B)  

11:00 -12:05 am



11:00 – 11:30 am

HCC - measuring the response to therapy with MRI Bachir Taouli, MD, Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, MD
Benign mimics of cancer of prostate MRI Pranay Krishnan, MD, Joseph Yacoub, MD
A Radiologist's Guide to Rectal Cancer MRI: Post Treatment Evaluation Gaurav Khatri, MD, Katrina McGinty, MD

11:35 – 12:05 am

Staging of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma Priya Bhosale, MD, FSCBTMR, Sanaz Javadi, MD
Anal Cancer: What radiologists need to know Gaiane Rauch, MD, PhD, FSCBTMR, Shannon Sheedy, MD
In Bore MRI Guided Prostate Biopsy Daniel Costa, MD, FSCBTMR, Robert McFarland, MD
Lunch/Special Event
12:05 – 1:00 pm


Don't Let This Happen To You

1:00 – 2:00 pm


CT & MRI for Imaging of Body Composition 
2:00-3:00 pm

Opportunistic CT Screening for Osteoporosis
Perry Pickhardt, MD
Imaging of Fat: Can We Predict Patient Outcomes?
Miriam Bredella, MD
Quantifying Body Fat: Best Imaging Methods
Joe Ippolito, MD
Question & Answer 



3:00 – 3:15 pm


Innovations in MR
3:15 – 5:00 pm
High-Resolution Water Proton MRI of Cellular Metabolic Activity Charles Springer, PhD
Low Field vs. Conventional Field Adrianne Campbell-Washburn, PhD
Advances in MR Elastography: Beyond Stiffness (NIH) Meng Yin, PhD
Elastography: Not Just for the Liver Nayana Patel, MD
Vascular and non-Vascular Applications of Ferumoxytol Paul Finn, MD
4D Flow in the Abdomen Kristin Porter, MD
Question & Answer   

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Round Tables
7:00 am – 8:00 am

Supporting a Uterine Artery Embolization Program

Jessica Robbins, MD,
Olga Brook, MD, FSCBTMR
Sour M&M's: Lessons Learned from Peer Review

Neil Hansen, MD
Elizabeth Edney, MD
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Clinical Trials

Katrina McGinty, MD
Les Folio, DO, MPH, FAOCR


Pelvic MRI: Prostate, Gynecology and Beyond
8:00 am – 9:45 am

Biparametric Prostate MRI: The Time Has Come Jelle Barentsz, MD
Prostate Cancer Recurrence: Imaging Pearls Jeff Weinreb, MD
Prostate Cancer Hide and Seek Pranay Krishnan, MD
Adnexal Incidentalomas 2019 Susan Ascher, MD, FSCBTMR
Journey to the Other Side: Imaging the Transgender Patient Priyanka Jha, MBBS
Leiomyoma vs Leiomyosarcoma: Added Value of Multi-Parametric MR Imaging Yuliya Lakhman, MD
Question & Answer  

9:45  – 10:00 am


Innovations in Quality and Safety
10:00 am – 11:45 am

Rethinking RADPEER: Are Patient Outcomes the Answer? Ethan Smith
Rethinking Novelty: Does Optimization Trump Innovation? Prasad Shankar, MD
Rethinking Steroid Preps: Still Necessary? Benjamin Mervak, MD
Rethinking MR Device Safety: Who Can We Scan Safely? Alison Sheridan, MD
Question & Answer  
DEBATE:  Measuring Quality in Radiology: Almost There Matthew Davenport, MD, FSCBTMR
DEBATE:  Measuring Quality in Radiology: Miles Away 

DEBATE: Panel Discussion
Katrina McGinty, MD

Closing Remarks

11:45 -12:00 pm

Meeting Highlights

    • Over 25 hours of meeting time
      Debates with Top Specialists
      Round Tables - Small Group Discussion with the Experts
      Image Interpretation Panel Team Competition
      Don't Let This Happen To you
      Scientific Research
      Network with Experts and Peers