UCSF Radiology Review - Comprehensive Fundamentals

University of California San Francisco Board Review

Gain valuable insight from this board review hosted by top UCSF radiologists. Formal didactic lectures are combined with unknown case sessions for a thorough review of radiology fundamentals and terminology, as well as exposure to a cross-section of topical and clinically relevant cases.
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An Acclaimed Review of Radiology Fundamentals

UCSF Radiology Review - Comprehensive Fundamentals is appropriate for residents, clinical fellows and practicing radiologists interested in updating their working knowledge, by covering all the major radiology subspecialties. The course represents the breadth and depth of experience from each subspecialty while providing a step-by-step process for reaching a differential diagnosis.

This board review will help you to:

  • Identify imaging fundamentals of each of the radiology sub-specialties and major organ systems
  • Prescribe the appropriate utilization of imaging modalities (CT, MR, US, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine) for different medical conditions
  • Implement the appropriate imaging protocols for routine clinical presentations
  • Recognize indications and markers for interventional procedures, as well as assessment of outcomes
  • Apply classifications of pathophysiological mechanisms underlying human disease to facilitate differential diagnosis
  • Refine imaging criteria to optimize image quality/findings and improve diagnostic interpretation

Discover New Guidelines

A comprehensive clinical update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in radiology provides up to 45 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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

Nuclear Medicine

  • Gastrointestinal - Thomas A. Hope, MD
  • Whole Body Oncology - Thomas A. Hope, MD
  • Genitourinary - Spencer C. Behr, MD
  • Thyroid/Parathyroid - Miguel H. Pampaloni, MD, PhD
  • Cardiac - Miguel H. Pampaloni, MD, PhD
  • Pulmonary - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Quality Control - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Brain Imaging - Randall A. Hawkins, MD, PhD
  • Musculoskeletal - Carina Mari Aparici, MD

CT/MR Physics and Safety

  • CT: Practical Physics for the Radiologist - Michael A. Ohliger, MD, PhD
  • MR: Practical Physics for the Radiologist - Michael A. Ohliger, MD, PhD
  • CT/MR Safety: What You Need to Know - John T. Mongan, MD, PhD
  • CT/MR: Intravenous Contrast - Brett M. Elicker, MD

Ultrasound

  • Key Points in the First Trimester - Liina Poder, MD
  • Female Pelvis: Uterus/Adnexa - Liina Poder, MD
  • Key Points in the Second Trimester - Ruth B. Goldstein, MD
  • Key Points: Thyroid Imaging/Biopsy - Ruth B. Goldstein, MD
  • Fetal Abnormalities: Most Relevant - Vickie A. Feldstein, MD
  • Vascular Ultrasound - Stefanie Weinstein, MD
  • Abdomen - Tara Morgan, MD
  • Genitourinary - Jessica H. Hayward, MD
  • Technical Tips / Artifacts - John T. Mongan, MD, PhD
  • Unknown Case Review - Lori M. Strachowski, MD
  • Unknown Case Review: US - Anthony L. Filly, MD

Breast Imaging

  • Masses and Asymmetries - Kimberly M. Ray, MD
  • Calcifications - Heather I. Greenwood, MD
  • Breast MRI - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Radiology-Pathology Concordance - Amie Y. Lee, MD
  • Breast Ultrasound - Jessica H. Hayward, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Rita I. Freimanis, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Lori M. Strachowski, MD

Pediatrics

  • Genitourinary - Jesse Courtier, MD
  • Gastrointestinal - Jesse Courtier, MD
  • Important Abdominal Masses - Jesse Courtier, MD
  • Musculoskeletal: Key Concepts - Matthew Zapala, MD, PhD
  • Chest - Matthew Zapala, MD, PhD
  • Cardiac - Andrew S. Phelps, MD
  • Don’t Miss Unknown Case Review - Andrew S. Phelps, MD

Genitourinary

  • Benign Gynecologic Disease - Liina Poder, MD
  • Malignant Gynecologic Disease - Michael A.Ohliger, MD, PhD
  • Renal & Adrenal Masses - Antonio C. Westphalen, MD, PhD
  • Unknown Case Review: GU - Antonio C. Westphalen, MD, PhD
  • Non-Tumorous Renal Disease - Emily M. Webb, MD
  • Bladder, Prostate, Urethra - Derek Sun, MD

Neuro

  • Classification of Brain Tumors - Soonmee Cha, MD
  • Stroke - Bhavya Rehani, MD
  • Markers for Head Trauma - Esther L. Yuh, MD, PhD
  • Brain Infections - Jason F. Talbott, MD, PhD
  • Pediatric Neuro Essentials - Orit A. Glenn, MD
  • Head & Neck Primer - Alina Uzelac, DO
  • Neurovascular Anatomy and Masses - Daniel L. Cooke, MD
  • Spinal Imaging (Osseous) - Vinil Shah, MD
  • Spinal Cord and Case Review - Erik H.L. Gaensler, MD

Interventional

  • Vascular Diagnosis - Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH
  • Arterial Interventions - Evan Lehrman, MD
  • Venous Interventions - Mark W. Wilson, MD
  • Non-Vascular Interventional - Nicholas Fidelman, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Sujal Nanavati, MD

Gastrointestinal

  • Fluoroscopy - Spencer C. Behr, MD
  • Acute Abdomen - Derek Sun, MD
  • Pancreas - Judy Yee, MD
  • Biliary Tract - Benjamin M. Yeh, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Benjamin M. Yeh, MD
  • Liver Disease - Thomas A. Hope, MD

Musculoskeletal

  • Skeletal Trauma: Extremeties - Terry C.P. Lynch, MD
  • Arthritis and Infection - Thomas M. Link, MD, PhD
  • Shoulder: Rotator Cuff and Instability - Daria Motamedi, MD
  • Knee: Meniscus and Ligaments - Daria Motamedi, MD
  • Metabolic and Osteoporosis - Daria Motamedi, MD
  • Tumors and Tumor-like Conditions - Robert D. Boutin, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Robert D. Boutin, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Matthew D. Bucknor, MD

Cardiac/Pulmonary

  • Acquired Heart Disease: CT/MRI - Karen G. Ordovás, MD
  • Congenital Heart Disease: CT/MRI - Karen G. Ordovás, MD
  • Unknown Case Review - Karen G. Ordovás, MD
  • Aorta, Coronaries, Pulmonary Arteries - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • HRCT of the Lung: Findings-Based - Part 1 - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • HRCT of the Lung: Findings-Based - Part 2 - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Chest Radiograph: the Lost Art - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Interactive Cases: Chest - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • PET/CT of Pulmonary Nodules - David M. Naeger, MD
  • The Tumor Formerly Known as BAC - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Lung Cancer Staging - David M. Naeger, MD
  • Pulmonary Infections - Travis S. Henry, MD
  • Mediastinal Masses - Travis S. Henry, MD
(Faculty members are affiliated with UCSF Medical Center unless otherwise indicated.)

Co-Course Directors

Jesse Courtier, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology

 

Brett M. Elicker, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Chief, Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging

Faculty

Spencer C. Behr, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Robert D. Boutin, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • UC Davis School of Medicine

Matthew D. Bucknor, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Soonmee Cha, MD

  • Professor of Radiology and Neurosurgery
  • Director, Radiology Residency Program

Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology

Daniel L. Cooke, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Interventional Neuroradiology SFGH and VAMC

Vickie A. Feldstein, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology, and of
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Nicholas Fidelman, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Anthony L. Filly, MD

  • Chief, Ultrasound
  • Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor
  • Stanford University

Rita I. Freimanis, MD

  • Professor of Radiology

Erik H.L. Gaensler, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Neuroradiology
  • Bay Imaging Consultants
  • Berkeley, California

Orit A. Glenn, MD

  • Professor of Radiology

Ruth B. Goldstein, MD

  • Professor of Radiology, and of
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
  • Chief, Ultrasound

Heather I. Greenwood, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Randall A. Hawkins, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Radiology

Jessica H. Hayward, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Travis S. Henry, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Thomas A. Hope, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Breast Imaging

Amie Y. Lee, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Evan Lehrman, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Thomas M. Link, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging

Terry C.P. Lynch, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Radiology

Carina Mari Aparici, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

 

Tara A. Morgan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

John T. Mongan, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Daria Motamedi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

David M. Naeger, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Assistant Director, Nuclear
  • Medicine Residency Program

Sujal Nanavati, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology

Michael A. Ohliger, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Karen G. Ordovás, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

Miguel H. Pampaloni, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Nuclear Medicine

Andrew S. Phelps, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Liina Poder, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology

Kimberly M. Ray, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Associate Chief, Breast Imaging

Bhavya Rehani, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Vinil Shah MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Lori M. Strachowski, MD

  • Clinical Professor of Radiology, and of
  • Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
  • Chief, Ultrasound, SFGH

Derek Sun, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Jason F. Talbott, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Alina Uzelac, DO

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology

Emily M. Webb, MD

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology

Stefanie Weinstein, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Assistant Director, Radiology Residency
  • Chief, Ultrasound, VAMC

Antonio C. Westphalen, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

Mark W. Wilson, MD

  • Professor and Vice-Chair of Radiology
  • Chief, Radiology Services, SFGH

Judy Yee, MD

  • Professor and Vice-Chair of Radiology
  • Chief, Radiology Services, VAMC

Benjamin M. Yeh, MD

  • Professor of Radiology

Esther L. Yuh, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

Matthew Zapala, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

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:

  • Spencer Behr, MD is a consultant for and receives grant/research support from GE Healthcare, and is a consultant for Grandrounds, Inc.
  • Daniel Cooke, MD is a consultant for Stryker; and is a board member, advisor/reviewer and stock shareholder for Viket Medical.
  • Erik Gaensler, MD is a consultant for Bioclinica.
  • Thomas Hope, MD receives grant/research support from GE Healthcare.
  • Thomas Link, MD, PhD receives grant/research support from GE/Insightec.
  • John Mongan, MD, PhD is an employee for Thermo Fisher.
  • Judy Yee, MD receives grant/research support from Echopixel.
  • Benjamin Yeh, MD receives grant/research support from GE Healthcare, and receives honorarium from Oxford University Press.

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

The total credits are inclusive of 14.0 in CT, 13.25 in MR, 6.5 in Ultrasound, in 4.0 Breast Imaging, and 4.25 in Nuclear Medicine.

Series Release: June 16, 2016
Date Series Expires: June 15, 2019 (deadline to register for credit)

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

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify imaging fundamentals of each of the radiology sub-specialties (organ systems)
  • Prescribe the appropriate utilization of imaging modalities (CT, MR, US, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine) for different medical conditions
  • Implement the appropriate imaging protocols for routine clinical presentations
  • Recognize indications and markers for interventional procedures, as well as assessment of outcomes
  • Apply classifications of pathophysiological mechanisms underlying human disease to facilitate differential diagnosis
  • Refine imaging criteria to optimize image quality/findings and improve diagnostic interpretation

Intended Audience

This comprehensive radiology overview is appropriate for residents, clinical fellows, and practicing radiologists interested in updating their working knowledge, by covering all the major radiology subspecialties.

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