New York Roentgen Society
Annual Meeting October 13-16, 2010 - Princeton Club NYC
May 21, 2010
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LogoDear Members and Colleagues:
   I am very excited to present the program for this years annual meeting. This year we will be offering more sessions, more CME, more activities as well as a PET / CT case review workshop in collaboration with the Society of Nuclear Medicine. All at the beautiful Princeton Club in convenient mid-town Manhattan.
    As always, our members in good standing can attend the Diagnostic and Radiation Oncology sections at no cost and take advantage of reduced rates for the PET / CT Workshop. If you are not sure about your membership status please contact Barney Lau in our member services division at (800) 347-7748.
    Hope to see you all there. We welcome your feedback. Feel free to contact us anytime through our website
Richard Fleury
Executive Director
Wednesday October 13th
Morning Sessions:

Neuroradiology: Practical Issues
Moderator: Jacqueline Bello, MD, FACR (Montefiore Medical Center)

Neuroimaging: Normal or Not? - Yvonne Lui, MD:
Look-alike Lesions in the Spine 
Diagnostic Differential Dilemmas: Multiple Sclerosis, Masses and More
Optimizing Vascular Imaging: maximizing information, minimizing dose - Alexander G. Khandji, MD, FACR
Practical points of PQRI and PQI - Pina Sanelli, MD, MPH 
And concurrently
Moderator: Elizabeth Morris, MD (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)

The Politics of Screening - Carol Lee, MD, FACR
Individualized Screening - Who is the high risk patient? - David Dershaw, MD, FACR
Management of MRI BI-RADS 3 Lesions - Elizabeth A. Morris, MD
US Screening - Only for the high risk patient? - Wendie Berg, MD, FACR
MRI Screening - For the average risk patient? - Elizabeth Morris, MD, FACR
Interesting Cases - Mammo/US/MRI - Christopher Comstock, MD
Afternoon Sessions:

Oncology Imaging
Moderator: David Panicek, MD (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center):

Principles of Oncologic Imaging and Reporting - David Panicek, MD
Head & Neck Tumors - Hilda Stamb, MD
Liver Tumors - Michelle Ginsberg, MD, Richard Do, MD
GI Tumors - Marc Gollub, MD
GU Tumors - Oguz Akin, MD
GYN Tumors - Harpreet Pannu, MD
Musculoskeletal Tumors - Sinchun Hwang, MD
Pediatric Tumors - Anita Price, MD
Molecular Imaging - Jan Grimm, MD
And concurrently
Moderator: Elizabeth Morris, MD (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)

Overdiagnosis with preoperative MRI - Are all foci important? - Christopher Comstock, MD
PEM-The new kid on the block for staging - Wendi Berg, MD, FACR
Preoperative MRI - Is there a role from a surgeon's perspective? - Monica Morrow, MD, FACS
Overtreatment with RT - Are there patients who can benefit from less? - Simon Powell, MD, PhD, FRCP
Panel discussion on overdiagnosis and overtreatment in the conservation patient
MRI Biopsy Techniques - Laura Liberman, MD, FACR
The Cancer Survivor - A Personal Perspective - Laura Liberman, MD, FACR
Thursday & Friday October 14th-15th 
Thursday - 10/14/2010
Morning Session

Moderator: David Naidich, MD (NYU Medical Center):

The New Lung Cancer Staging System: Implications for Imagers - Jane Ko, MD

Distinguished Radiologist Lecture in Honor of David Nadich MD:
Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: New Concepts in Radiologic-Pathologic Correlations - John Austin, MD

Current Techniques for Assessing Pulmonary Nodules - David Yankelevitz, MD
Imaging the Central Airways: Current Concepts - Phillip Boiselle, MD
Bronchiolitis: An Anatomic-Physiologic Approach to Differential Diagnosis - John Bonavita, MD
Afternoon Session

Moderator: Douglas Mintz, MD (Baptist Health South Florida)

Cartilage Research - Christian Glaser, MD
MRI knee and MRI shoulder/elbow in adolescents.
Bone Marrow - Sandy Moore, MD
Interesting Cases - Yoshimi Endo, MD
Friday - 10/15/2010
Morning Session

Interventional RAD Path
Moderator: David Sperling, MD (Columbia University):

ChemoEmbolization - Jonathan Susman, MD
Radiofrequency Ablation - Jason Funderburke, MD
Cryoablation - Joshua Weintraub, MD
Y90 Radioembolization - Scott Nowakowski, MD
Pre and Post Treatment Imaging of Liver Tumors - Martin Prince, MD
Afternoon Session

Abdominal Imaging
Moderator: Douglas Katz, MD (Winthrop-University Hospital): Abdominal Imaging

Imaging of Pediatric Gastrointestinal Emergencies - Dan Barlev, MD
Pediatric Genitourinary Imaging - Terry L. Levin, MD
CT Colonography - Current Status - Matthew A. Barish, MD
Dual-Energy CT of the Abdomen and Pelvis - Michael Macari, MD
Imaging of Abdominal Parasitic Infection - Bruce R. Javors, MD, FACR:
Sonographic Imaging of Non-obstetrical Conditions of the Acute Female Pelvis - William L. Simpson, Jr., MD                                                          
Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging of Non-obstetrical Conditions in Pregnancy - Genevieve L. Bennett, MD
Radiation Oncology 2-Day Session October 14th - 15th!
Hot topics in Radiation Oncology
Two Days of Presentations and Panel Reviews
Honoring Distinguished Radiation Oncologist, Marvin Z. Rotman MD
Pros & Cons of Proton Therapy in Pediatric Malignancies 
Tom Merchant, MD, Shannon MacDonald, MD

Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Head & Neck Carcinoma 
Avi Eisbruch, MD, Robert Haddad MD 

Management of High Risk Prostate Carcinoma 
Eric Horwitz, MD, Michael Zelefsky, MD 

Neoadjuvant Management of 111A NSCLC 
Ken Rosenzweig, MD, Maria Werner-Wasik, MD

Fractionation for Breast Carcinoma 
Bruce Haffty, MD, David Wazer, MD  

Adjuvant Management of Pancreatic Carcinoma 
Karyn Goodman, Corinne Winston MD, Peter Allen, MD 

Acoustic Neuroma 
John Golfinos MD

Brain vs. Combined 
John Flickinger MD

Adjuvant Management of Endometrial Carcinoma 
Kaled Aliktiar MD

Radiation oncology consolidative management in NHL

Environment of practice in Radiation Oncology
Saturday PET / CT Workshop
All Day Workshop With Box Lunch Only $399 to NYRS Members
This workshop is targeted to radiologists and nuclear medicine/molecular imaging professionals who are interested in reviewing and interpreting PET/CT examinations under the supervision of an expert. Studies will be evenly distributed among head and neck, thorax, abdomen, and pelvis.

Attendees will review cases in an interactive live case-based format where an interpretation is rendered and recorded. Attendees can apply this training to the 150 PET/CT examinations recommended for credentialing in PET performed as part of PET/CT as outlined in guidelines of the American College of Radiology and SNM.
Val Lowe, MD: Cases 1-13: Cases 14-26: Brian, Head and Neck, Thyroid
Tod Blodgett, MD: Cases 14-16: Thorax (Lung, Breast and Esphagus)
Eric Rohren, MD: Cases 27-39: Abdomen (Liver, GI, Pancreas)
Lale Kostakoglu, MD: Pelvis and Malignancies with Variable FDG Avidity (GYN, GU, Lymphoma, Myeloma, Sarcoma, Melanoma)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the New York Roentgen Society and the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM). SNM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians