DescriptionJoin us in Havana, Cuba where our primary goal is to educate radiologists, medical oncologists and surgeons to improve their diagnostic acumen related to oncologic imaging and the role of current state of the art imaging modalities. Concurrently, experience the beautiful island nation of Cuba and its unique people and culture. The multicultural approach allows for interaction with Cuban physicians, who will participate as students and take away invaluable knowledge to strengthen their healthcare system.
Gaps of radiologic knowledge exist as some technology is relatively new and other technology continues to evolve. The oncologic radiology program faculty will provide a greater experience regarding the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of PET/CT, MDCT, and MRI. Attendees will be made aware of and knowledgeable about potential diagnostic pitfalls and how to avoid them.
The multidisciplinary approach, unique to this course, will allow registrants to not only appreciate imaging from the radiologist’s standpoint, but also to integrate medical information presented by surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists. The result of this is to ultimately impact and produce best patient outcomes. The structure of the course, including panel discussions, allows registrants to have direct access to world-recognized experts in the field of cancer.
To participate in the CME educational program, participants must separately enroll and pay for the Lodging, Tour and Social Activities Package by contacting Victor Perez of VACuba at Victor Perez. Fees and information for the travel, lodging, food, tour and activity package will be provided directly by Victor Perez. Each registrant is permitted to bring one adult companion who must pay for a Lodging, Tour and Social Activities Package.
Due to the high demand for this unique opportunity, limited spaces are available. Registration closes December 20, 2018.
Please see the brochure for full detailed information regarding the CME educational program including speakers and the agenda in Cuba. Coming soon!
Handouts will be available for download in advance and provided on thumb drives at the live program in Cuba.
Radiologists, Medical Oncologists, Surgeons, Residents & Medical Students
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be able to:
- Implement new techniques into clinical protocols to improve the quality of imaging results and enhance overall patient care (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
- Provide and review data on the impact of newer imaging technologies that will improve confidence in diagnosing imaging findings, thus improving diagnosis and avoiding pitfalls (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
- Identify clinical needs for imaging studies and determine which imaging studies provide the best chance for most accurate diagnosis and the important imaging features for accurate cancer staging (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
- Integrate features of imaging studies which are most important and will change staging or treatment in terms of surgery or chemotherapy (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
- Priya Bhosale, MD
- Richard M. Gore, MD, FACR
- Vikas Kundra, MD, PhD
- Reggie F. Munden, MD, DMD, MBA
- Paul M. Silverman, MD
- Janio Szklaruk, MD, PhD
- Atif Zaheer, MD