The University of Chicago Radiology Review

University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences Board Review (SA-CME)

A wide-ranging, comprehensive review and update of the practical aspects of all major diagnostic radiology subspecialties.

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The University of Chicago Radiology Review is a case-based, comprehensive look at new developments and updates. Led by renowned radiologist Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD, it covers a wide array of topics like imaging ischemic stroke, orbits, brain vascular malformations, spine tumors, white matter diseases, pediatric thorax, bone tumors, and more. In addition to outlining diagnostic tips, techniques and pitfalls, this CME program will help you to better:

  • Identify clinical features of common and uncommon diseases to create a differential diagnosis
  • Integrate evidence-based techniques for performing diagnostic tests into practice
  • Define the role of novel imaging methods in reaching the correct diagnosis
  • Evaluate the most effective imaging methods for different disease entities
  • Appraise the strengths and limitations of diverse diagnostic imaging techniques
  • Describe the impact of emerging technology and the growing healthcare system on the practice of radiology
  • Confront challenging issues in the practice of radiology

Expand Your Skills

Available online, The University of Chicago Radiology Review provides a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and 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.

Quick Facts

Provider: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Chairman:
David Paushter, MD, FACR
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiology
University of Chicago

Program Director
Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD
Professor of Radiology
Director of Nuclear Medicine/PET Imaging
University of Chicago

Credits: Earn a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Gastrointestinal

  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation and Management: Evolving Topics - David Paushter, MD, FACR
  • Multidetector CT of Acute GI Hemorrhage - Stephen Thomas, MD
  • Body MR: A Practical Approach - Frank H. Miller, MD, FACR
  • Solid and Cystic Pancreatic Masses - Frank H. Miller, MD, FACR
  • Cirrhotic Liver Disease, HCC and MR Elastography - Frank H. Miller, MD, FACR
  • CT and MR Enterography - Aytekin Oto, MD
  • Prostate MR - Aytekin Oto, MD
  • Focal Lesions in the Non-Cirrhotic Liver - Melvy Mathew, MD

Nuclear Medicine

  • Nuclear Medicine: Applications in the Acute and Emergency Setting - Sundeep M. Nayak, MD
  • Nuclear Medicine: Applications in the Clinic Setting - Sundeep M. Nayak, MD
  • BIRADS - Alixandra Purakal, MD
  • Interesting Cases - Ali Al-Saraf, MD
  • Advanced Imaging - Deepa Sheth, MD
  • Radiology Pathology Discordance - Kirti Kulkarni, MD

Neuroradiology

  • Imaging Ischemic Stroke - Greg Christoforidis, MD
  • Imaging Hemorrhagic Stroke - Greg Christoforidis, MD
  • Trauma and CT of the Head - Greg Christoforidis, MD
  • Orbits - Greg Christoforidis, MD
  • Infectious and Non-infectious Intracranial Inflammatory Disorders - Greg Christoforidis, MD
  • Brain Vascular Malformations - Greg Christoforidis, MD
  • Degenerative and Inflammatory Diseases of the Spine - Saad Ali, MD
  • Spine Tumors - Saad Ali, MD
  • Approaching Common Intracranial Neoplasms - Sundeep M. Nayak, MD
  • White Matter Diseases - John M. Collins, MD, PhD
  • Advanced Neuroimaging: MRS, fMRI, Diffusion Tensor, and Susceptibility - John M. Collins, MD, PhD
  • Acquired Pediatric Neurologic Disorders - Carina Yang, MD
  • Imaging of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancers - Sundeep M. Nayak, MD
  • Deep Spaces of the Neck - Daniel Ginat, MD
  • Temporal Bone - Daniel Ginat, MD
  • Neuroradiology Unknowns - Anatoliy Vaysberg, MD

Pediatric Case-Based Reviews: Emergency Department Radiology

  • Pediatric Thorax - Mario Zaritzky, MD
  • Pediatric Airway - Kate A. Feinstein, MD, FACR
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal - Seng Ong, MD
  • Pediatric Genitourinary - Kate A. Feinstein, MD, FACR
  • Pediatric Musculoskeletal - Seng Ong, MD
  • Pediatric Neuroradiology - Carina Yang, MD

Interventional Radiology for the Diagnostic Radiologist

  • Venous Interventions and IVC Filters - Osman Ahmed, MD
  • Interventional Oncology - Osman Ahmed, MD
  • Non-Vascular Diagnosis and Therapy - Steven M. Zangan, MD
  • Clinical Quiz: Errors Made on Imaging Studies by Diagnostic Radiologists Interpreting IR Related Interventions - Rakesh Navuluri, MD

Nuclear Medicine

  • PET Imaging: Current Techniques and New Clinical Tracers - Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD
  • Skeletal Scintigraphy - Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD
  • Beyond Metabolic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine Unknowns - Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD

Musculoskeletal

  • MR Imaging of the Foot and Ankle - G. Scott Stacy, MD
  • MR Imaging of the Shoulder - Larry B. Dixon, MD
  • MR Imaging of the Hip - G. Scott Stacy, MD
  • Bone Tumors - Larry B. Dixon, MD
  • Metabolic Bone Disease - Larry B. Dixon, MD
  • MR Imaging of the Knee - G. Scott Stacy, MD
  • Imaging Arthritis - Larry B. Dixon, MD
  • Musculoskeletal Unknowns - G. Scott Stacy, MD

GI/GU

  • Upper Genitourinary Imaging - David D. Casalino, MD, FACR
  • Updates in Body CT – Emphasis on DECT - Pritesh Patel, MD
  • Lower Genitourinary Imaging - David D. Casalino, MD, FACR
  • Genitourinary Unknowns - David D. Casalino, MD, FACR
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Imaging - Abraham H. Dachman, MD, FACR
  • Virtual Colonoscopy - Abraham H. Dachman, MD, FACR
  • Rectal Cancer Staging/MRI - Carla Harmath, MD
  • Gastrointestinal Unknowns - Carla Harmath, MD

Chest

  • Interstitial Lung Disease - Steven M. Montner, MD
  • Mediastinum - Steven M. Zangan, MD
  • Cystic Lung Disease - Steven M. Montner, MD
  • Pulmonary Nodules and Masses - Heber MacMahon, MB, BCh
  • MDCT and Pulmonary Embolism - Heber MacMahon, MB, BCh
  • Chest Unknowns - Heber MacMahon, MB, BCh
  • Addressing Radiology Burnout - Jonathan W. Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR
  • Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: A Reality Check - Paul J. Chang, MD, FSIIM

Obstetrical Ultrasound

  • Obstetrical Ultrasound I and II - David N. Rabin, MD
  • Obstetrical Ultrasound Unknowns - David N. Rabin, MD

Cardiac

  • Evaluation of LV Function: Cardiac MRI - Amit Patel, MD
  • Myocardial Tissue Characterization and Non-Ischemic CMP: Cardiac MRI - Luis Landeras, MD
  • Ischemic Heart Disease: Cardiac MRI - Amit Patel, MD
  • Coronary Artery Disease: Cardiac CT - Amit Patel, MD
  • Structural Heart Disease (including TAVR, LAA Occluder, and MitraClip): Cardiac CT - Luis Landeras, MD
  • Cardiac Masses - Luis Landeras, MD
  • Congenital Heart Disease - Sanmit K. Basu, MD, MS

Chairman

David Paushter, MD, FACR

  • Professor and Chair
  • Department of Radiology
  • University of Chicago

Program Director

Daniel E. Appelbaum, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Director of Nuclear Medicine/PET Imaging
  • University of Chicago

Course Faculty

Osman Ahmed, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Saad Ali, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Spine Neuroradiology

Ali Al-Saraf, MD

  • Clinical Instructor of Radiology

Sanmit K. Basu, MD, MS

  • Director, Pediatric Cardiac CT-MR Imaging
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Jonathan W. Berlin MD, MBA, FACR

  • Director of Business Development
  • Clinical Professor of Radiology
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem

Greg Christoforidis, MD

  • Professor of Radiology and Surgery
  • Section Chief, Neuroradiology

Paul J. Chang, MD, FSIIM

  • Professor and Vice-Chairman, Radiology Informatics
  • Medical Director, Enterprise Imaging
  • Medical Director, SOA Infrastructures

John M. Collins, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Advanced Neuroimaging

Abraham H. Dachman, MD, FACR

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Fellowship Programs

Larry B. Dixon, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Musculoskeletal Advanced Clinical Experience

Kate A. Feinstein, MD, FACR

  • Professor of Radiology and Surgery
  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
  • Radiology Section Chief, Pediatric Radiology

Daniel Ginat, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Head & Neck Imaging

Carla Harmath, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Kirti Kulkarni, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

Luis Landeras, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Associate Director of Cardiac CT and MR

Heber MacMahon, MB, BCh

  • Professor of Radiology

Melvy Mathew, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

 

Steven M. Montner, MD

  • Professor of Radiology

Rakesh Navuluri, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • IR Integrated Residency Program Director
  • IR Independent Residency Program Director

Seng Ong, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Radiology Residency Program

Aytekin Oto, MD, MBA

  • Professor of Radiology and Surgery
  • Vice Chair for Business Development
  • Section Chief of Abdominal Imaging
  • Chief of Body MRI

Amit Patel, MD

  • Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology
  • Director, Cardiac MR and CT

Pritesh Patel, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Alixandra Purakal, MD

  • Clinical Instructor of Radiology

David N. Rabin, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem

Deepa Sheth, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

G. Scott Stacy, MD

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Section Chief, Musculoskeletal Radiology

Stephen Thomas, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology

Anatoliy Vaysberg, MD

  • Neuroradiology Fellow

Carina Yang, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Director, Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • Director, Neuroradiology Fellowship

Steven M. Zangan, MD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Associate Program Director
  • IR Integrated Radiology Residency

Mario Zaritzky, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

Guest Speakers

David D. Casalino, MD, FACR

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Chief, Genitourinary Radiology
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL

Frank H. Miller, MD, FACR

  • Professor of Radiology
  • Lee F. Rogers Professor of Medical Education
  • Director of Body Imaging
  • Director of MRI
  • Northwestern University
  • Chicago, IL

 

Sundeep M. Nayak, MD

  • Senior Physician
  • The Permanente Medical Group
  • Chief of Nuclear Medicine
  • San Leandro, CA

Accreditation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2019
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2022

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify the clinical features of common and less common diseases to create an appropriate differential diagnoses
  • Discuss how both general and subspecialty radiologic imaging techniques lead to the appropriate differential diagnoses of common and less common diseases
  • Detail how the newer imaging methods of breast tomosynthesis, diffusion MR, tractography, cardiac CT/MR, virtual colonoscopy, PET/CT, SPECT/CT, and PET/MR can lead to improved diagnoses
  • Compare the most effective imaging methods of different disease entities
  • Analyze the strengths and limitations of different diagnostic imaging procedures
  • Describe how technology and the greater healthcare system affect the practice of radiology

Intended Audience

The target audience includes practicing radiologists and residents seeking a comprehensive review of diagnostic radiology.