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Breast Imaging and Digital Mammography

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update

Discover the latest developments in breast imaging with this convenient program featuring UCSF experts.
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Expert-Led Learning

Designed for the clinical radiologist who specializes in breast imaging, or who practices general diagnostic radiology including breast imaging, Breast Imaging and Digital Mammography emphasizes the application of digital mammographic techniques to breast cancer detection and diagnosis. This program features leading experts from the UCSF, covering a wide range of relevant topics from Stereotactic Breast Biopsy to Breast MRI Indications and BI-RADS Interpretation.

After completing the course, you’ll be better able to:

  • Apply and utilize BI-RADS categories
  • Skillfully and practically perform and interpret mammography, breast US and breast MRI
  • Anticipate and resolve potential medicolegal issues around breast imaging
  • Apply the current status of digital mammography and results of clinical trials using full-field digital mammography

Convenient CME

Available in online, DVD video, and combined formats, this program lets you gain practical working knowledge of the latest applications of breast imaging, at your convenience. After learning from UCSF leaders, you can earn up to 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits without interrupting your busy schedule with travel. Learn and earn the continuing medical education credits you need with this practical, relevant breast imaging program.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Digital Mammography

  • Digital Breast Tomosynthesis - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Experience and Lessons post-DMIST - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Informatics in Breast Imaging: NMD, BCSC, CAD, Decision Support, Risk Prediction - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Digital Mammography Cases: Applying the Systematic Approach - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • DM Cases: Challenges and Pitfalls - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • DM Manifestations of Breast Cancer - Elissa R. Price, MD
  • Computer-aided Detection of Breast Lesions: A Clinical Perspective - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • Managing the Transition to Digital Mammography - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • A Systematic Approach to Diagnostic Mammography - Dorota J. Wisner, MD, PhD
  • Calcifications of Digital Mammography - Dorota J. Wisner, MD, PhD
  • Breast Imaging, Including Tomosynthesis - Faculty Panel
  • Optimizing Workflow in the Current Era of Digital Technology - Faculty Panel
  • Problem Solving / Emerging Techniques in Digital - Faculty Panel

Breast Imaging

  • Audits and Quality Outcome Measures - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Breast Asymmetries - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Controversies in Screening Mammography: 40-50 Age Group, Over Diagnosis, Other Issues - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Use of BI-RADS in Breast Ultrasound - Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH
  • Breast MRI Case Review - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Breast MRI Technical Pearls, Avoiding Common Pitfalls - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • MRI Optimization Tips for the Clinical Radiologist - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Breast MR Biopsy Tips and Tricks - Elissa R. Price, MD
  • Breast MRI Indications and BI-RADS Interpretation - Elissa R. Price, MD
  • Multimodality Case Review - Elissa R. Price, MD
  • BI-RADS Update: The New (5th) Edition - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • Breast Density: How Important Is It? - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • Mammographic Interpretation at the Digital Workstation: Challenging Cases - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • Screening Mammography Interpretation at the Threshold for Recall - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • The Radiologist Expert Witness - Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR
  • Are We Done? Assessment of Breast Radiology - Dorota J. Wisner, MD, PhD
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy - Dorota J. Wisner, MD, PhD
  • Discussion: Appropriate Use of BI-RADS 3, Controversies in Breast Imaging - Faculty Panel
  • Discussion: Breast MRI, High Risk Screening - Faculty Panel
  • Pathology – Concordance After Biopsy Discussion: BI-RADS, Management Issues - Faculty Panel

Course Chair

Elissa R. Price, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

UCSF Faculty

Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Women’s Imaging
  • Mt. Zion Medical Center

 

Edward A. Sickles, MD, FACR

  • Professor Emeritus of Radiology

Dorota J. Wisner, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Guest Faculty

Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Vice-Chair of Research
  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
  • and Public Health at Madison

Faculty Disclosure

The following speaker(s) has disclosed a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with a commercial company, which might provide products or services relating to his/her presentation(s) or commercial support for this continuing medical education activity:

  • Elizabeth S. Burnside, MD, MPH receives grant support from Hologic.

All potential conflicts of interest have been resolved in accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

None of the speakers participating in this activity has indicated that their presentations include or discuss investigational or off-label uses of pharmaceutical products or medical devices.

Accreditation

The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

UCSF designates this enduring material for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

These credits include 5.5 in Breast MRI, 2.25 in Breast US, 2.75 in Stereotactic Guided Biopsy, and 8.0 in Digital Mammography.

Series Release: March 16, 2014
Series Expiration: March 15, 2017

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation, as well as payment of a $45 processing fee. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Apply and utilize BI-RADS categories as appropriate
  • Develop a skillful and practical approach to performing and interpreting mammography, breast US and breast MRI
  • Anticipate and resolve potential medicolegal issues relevant to breast imaging
  • Apply the current status of digital mammography and results of clinical trials using full-field digital mammography
  • Describe practical approaches to the implementation of full-field digital mammography in a breast imaging practice
  • Gain practice in analyzing and interpreting digital mammography cases

Intended Audience

This course is designed for the clinical radiologist who specializes in breast imaging, or who practices general diagnostic radiology including breast imaging.

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