UCSF Radiology Clinical Update

University of California San Francisco Clinical Update (SA-CME)

Take an informative look at key radiology topics, including interventional procedures, state-of-the-art imaging techniques, modalities and protocols. Earn Lifelong Learning and SAM credits.

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Explore Pearls and Pitfalls

The UCSF Radiology Clinical Update covers routine clinical applications of state-of-the-art imaging, with a thorough review of abdominal, musculoskeletal, neuro, pulmonary, and breast imaging. Standard interventional procedures are addressed, with added focus on appropriate imaging techniques, accompanying modalities and established protocols.

This online CME course will help you to better:

  • Select guidelines and protocols for cancer imaging, with special focus on breast, lung, endometrium, and cervix
  • Recommend the latest imaging approaches to trauma and emergency conditions including masses of the brain, orbits, and spine
  • Recognize imaging pearls and pitfalls in joint injuries of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle
  • Identify criteria and fundamentals for imaging of the acute abdomen, including pregnant women
  • Implement updated guidelines for imaging of abdominal trauma, infections, and IBD

Expand Your Skills

Available online, UCSF Radiology Clinical Update provides a maximum of 21.5 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: University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF)

Course Director:
Priyanka Jha, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Credits: Earn a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Musculoskeletal, Lung

  • CT Approach to the Pulmonary Nodule: Update - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Diffuse Lung Disease: The Key Patterns - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Pulmonary Embolism: Controversies and Pitfalls - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Role of Imaging in Suspected Pulmonary Infection - Brett M. Elicker, MD
  • Basics of MSK US - Rina P. Patel, MD
  • Ankle: Tendons and Ligaments - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Knee Ligaments - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Knee Menisci - Ramya Srinivasan, MD

Musculoskeletal, Neuro

  • Imaging of Orbital Anatomy and Pathology - Yi Li, MD
  • Finger and Thumb MRI Simplified - Rina P. Patel, MD
  • Shoulder MRI: Instability and Labrum - Rina P. Patel, MD
  • Shoulder MRI: Rotator Cuff - Rina P. Patel, MD
  • Young Adult Hip: MRI - Rina P. Patel, MD
  • Hip Ultrasound Made Easy - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Skeletal Trauma: Commonly Missed Injuries - Ramya Srinivasan, MD
  • Cysts and Hydrocephalus - David M. Wilson, MD, PhD

Neuro

  • Hybrid OR: Implication for Radiology Practice and Trauma - Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH
  • A Simplified Approach to Normal Brain Myelination - Yi Li, MD
  • Congenital and Perinatal CNS infections - Yi Li, MD
  • Congenital Spinal Anomalies: What the Surgeon Wants to Know - Yi Li, MD
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage - David M. Wilson, MD, PhD
  • Intracranial Infection - David M. Wilson, MD, PhD
  • Midline Masses - David M. Wilson, MD, PhD
  • Spine Inflammation and Infection - David M. Wilson, MD, PhD

Abdomen, Interventional

  • Biopsies and Drainages from Hell: How To Do It - Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH
  • IVC Filters: A Primer and Medicolegal Implications - Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH
  • Pearls & Pitfalls of Central Venous Access: Thoracentesis and Paracentesis - Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH
  • Acute Abdomen: Pearls & Pitfalls - Priyanka Jha, MBBS
  • Non-obstetric CT/MRI in Pregnancy: How To Do It and What To Expect - Priyanka Jha, MBBS
  • Post-operative Abdomen: Upper GI Tract - Priyanka Jha, MBBS
  • Practical Tools for Addressing Screening Mammography Controversies - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Imaging of Mesenteric Ischemia - Alexander V. Rybkin, MD

Abdomen, Breast

  • MRI of Endometrial and Cervical Cancer - Priyanka Jha, MBBS
  • Breast MRI Interpretation: BPE vs. Cancer? - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Digital Mammography Cases - Bonnie M. Joe, MD, PhD
  • Monitoring Response to Therapy in Breast Cancer - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • MQSA and EQUIP - Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD
  • HIV and AIDS: Imaging Update - Alexander V. Rybkin, MD
  • Imaging of Abdominal Trauma: Insights and Pitfalls - Alexander V. Rybkin, MD
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Alexander V. Rybkin, MD

Course Chair

Priyanka Jha, MBBS

  • Assistant Professor of Radiology

UCSF Faculty

Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology

Brett M. Elicker, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Chief of Cardiac & Pulmonary Imaging

Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology
  • Chief of Breast Imaging

Yi Li, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

 

Rina P. Patel, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

Alexander V. Rybkin, MD

  • Professor of Clinical Radiology

Ramya Srinivasan, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Radiology

David M. Wilson, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Radiology
  • Chief of Neuroradiology, SF VAMC

Faculty Disclosures

Miles B. Conrad, MD, MPH has disclosed that he is a consultant for Medtronic, and on an advisory board for Ethonova.

The following faculty have stated they have no relationships to disclose: Brett M. Elicker, MD; Priyanka Jha, MBBS; Bonnie N. Joe, MD, PhD; Yi Li, MD; Rina P. Patel, MD; Alexander V. Rybkin, MD; Ramya Srinivasan, MD; David M. Wilson, MD, PhD.

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 21.5 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 7.0 in CT, 9.25 in MR, 0.75 in Ultrasound, and 2.75 in Breast Imaging.

Series Release: November 16, 2019
Series Expiration: November 15, 2022 (deadline to register for credit)
Estimated time to complete activity: 21.5 hours

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test and evaluation. CME Credit registration forms must be submitted prior to series expiration date. Certificates will be dated upon receipt and cannot be dated retroactively.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Select guidelines and protocols for cancer imaging, with focus on breast, lung, endometrium, and cervix
  • Recommend up-to-date imaging approaches to trauma and emergency conditions and masses of the brain, orbits and spine
  • Recognize imaging pearls and pitfalls in joint injuries of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, as well as utilize musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Identify fundamentals and criteria for imaging of the acute abdomen, including pregnant women
  • Implement updated guidelines for imaging of abdominal trauma, infections, and inflammatory bowel disease

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for practicing radiologists.