The 16th Clinical Nuclear Medicine 2018

04/19/18 - 04/20/18
Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin | Lake Buena Vista, FL

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™:

Category A CE Credits:

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September 30, 2017
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Physicians/Scientists/Company Personel
RAs/PAs, Technologists, Retired Physicans

*Includes a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus.

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Company Representatives
$ 750
Retired Physicians
Active Military *
VA Physicians *
$ 395
Residents *
Fellows *

* Must receive letter from your director certifying status - IF LETTER IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF REGISTRATION YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE ADDITIONAL FEE!
$ 375
Full Color Printed Syllabus$ 95
Register on or before September 30, 2017 to receive discounted tuition rates included here. Tuition rates increase October 1, 2017. As an added incentive for registering early, there will be no cancellation fee until October 31, 2017. After this date, our normal cancellation policy will be in effect. (A $100.00 processing fee will be charged on refund requests made in writing after November 1, 2017 and up to 30 days prior to the commencement of the meeting; no refunds will be made thereafter). No early registrations will be accepted after September 30, 2017.
About The Meeting
This course is designed to provide a practical yet in-depth review of nuclear medicine with concentration on the latest trends, protocols and advances in clinical diagnosis and patient management. Faculty discuss techniques, tips and pitfalls through didactic lectures and case based presentations.
Target Audience
This course should benefit nuclear medicine physicians, radiologists, and nuclear medicine technologists. It should also benefit physicians who supervise and interpret nuclear medicine procedures. The course should also prove valuable for physicians who order these studies.
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Apply state-of-the-art protocols to assess a hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Discuss current and future directions of nuclear medicine.
  • Describe the role of nuclear medicine when used to evaluate thyroid disorders.
  • Explain the expanding role of nuclear medicine studies in the detection and management of pulmonary, bone and neurodegenerative disorders.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in diagnostic imaging education since 1975.
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.

Registration Information
Tuition for live conference includes all course materials, an electronic course syllabus (printed color syllabus available for $95 for advanced purchase only), daily continental breakfasts, and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after April 10, 2018. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.

Tuition for live webcast includes participation for one registrant. Each registrant must sign-in on a separate computer to receive credit. Prior to the meeting we will send you further information about the log in process. We will also send you a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus via email. If you have any questions or problems logging into the meeting we will have support personnel available at (800) 338-5901. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after April 10, 2018.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by March 23, 2018 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to March 23, 2018 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.
Special Note for the Disabled
Educational Symposia wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact our office at (800) 338-5901 or (813) 806-1000.
Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of  12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Technologists: This program has been submitted to the ASRT. The number of A CE credits will be available approximately 30 days prior to the meeting. Please visit or call 1-800-338-5901 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.
Program Director: Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM

Anca M. Avram, M.D., FACNM
Director, Nuclear Medicine Therapy Clinic
Professor of Radiology
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, MI

Sharmila Dorbala, M.B.B.S., FACC
Director,  Nuclear Cardiology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Alan H. Maurer, M.D.
Professor of Radiology and Internal Medicine
Director Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Temple University Hospital and School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Jonathan McConathy, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Division of Molecular Imaging and
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Christopher J. Palestro, M.D.
Professor of Radiology
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine of Hofstra 
Chief Division of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
Northwell Health
Manhasset & New Hyde Park, NY

Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
Professor of Radiology and Medicine
Associate Director, Nuclear Medicine
Penn State University
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA
7:30 – 8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Morning Announcements
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
8:10 - 8:50 Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in Chronic Conditions
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
8:50 – 9:30 Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy in Acute Conditions
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
9:30 – 9:45 Question and Answer Session
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
9:45 – 10:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
10:00 – 10:45 V/Q Scintigraphy for PE and Lung Function Evaluation
Alan Maurer, M.D.
10:45 – 11:15 Gastrointestinal Bleeding Evaluation
Alan Maurer, M.D.
11:15 – 12:15 PM Intestinal Motility Evaluation
Alan Maurer, M.D.
12:15 – 12:30 Question and Answer Session
Alan Maurer, M.D.
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
1:30 – 2:15 Benign Thyroid Conditions: Evaluation and Therapy
Anca Avram, M.D.
2:15 – 3:00 Thyroid Malignancy: Evaluation and Therapy
Anca Avram, M.D.
3:00 – 3:15 Question and Answer Session
Anca Avram, M.D.
3:15 – 3:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
3:30 – 4:00 Infection and Inflammation Scintigraphy
Christopher Palestro, M.D.
4:00 – 4:40 Bone and Joint Scintigraphy in Benign Conditions
Christopher Palestro, M.D.
4:40 - 5:00 Scintigraphy in Hyperparathyroidism
Christopher Palestro, M.D.
5:00 – 5:15 Question and Answer Session
5:15 PM End of Session
FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
8:00 – 8:45 Metastatic Bone Disease: Scintigraphy and Therapy
Anca Avram, M.D.
8:45 – 9:30 Lymphoscintigraphy: Radiotracers and Use of SPECT/CT
Mark Tulchinsky, M.D., FACNM
9:30 – 10:15 SPECT Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Jonathan McConathy, MD, PhD
10:15 – 10:30 Question and Answer Session
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
10:45 – 11:30 SPECT and SPECT/CT in Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH
11:30 – 12:15 PM Imaging Myocardial Viability, Function and Innervation
Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH
12:15 – 12:30 Question and Answer Session
12:30 End of Course
  Topics and faculty subject to change.
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

About the Resort
Located in the heart of the most magical place on earth, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort provides a truly extraordinary backdrop for your Orlando vacation or meeting. Beautiful tropical landscaping, tranquil waterways and classic art and architecture work together to create a stunning landmark in the midst of one of the most spectacular places on earth.

Inside the magnificent Disney resort, an environment of elegance and sophistication awaits. From the spectacular lobbies and unique restaurants, to the exotic Mandara Spa, and incredibly comfortable guest rooms.

The stylish lobbies provide guests with a warm and inviting welcome and a distinct sense of arrival. Swan and Dolphin guest rooms include custom draperies, upgraded technology and of course, all rooms feature the incredibly comfortable Heavenly Bed®.

How to Get There
Fly directly to Orlando International Airport, located just 25 minutes from Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort. Daily non-stop flights are available to Orlando for major national and international carriers.

Hotel Cutoff: March 19, 2018
Subject to availability, group rates may be available three (3) days before and three days after the conference.

Space is Limited – Reserve Today: Call Reservations at: (800)227-1500 and identify yourself as a registrant of “Nuclear Medicine/PET-CT Symposia or use the Group Code: ES18 to receive the group discount or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 800-237-7230 for further assistance.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
$249.00 per night
Single/double Occupancy
Cost for additional person over double occupancy is $25.
Children under 18 stay free when sharing a room with an adult.

Room Preference:
King Bed/Two Queen Beds
Smoking/Non-Smoking (Upon Availability)
This can be requested at time of booking. Please note, this would be a request only and not a guarantee.
Additional fees apply to guarantee.

Hotel Tax: 12.5%

Resort fee of $25.00 per room, per day applies

DEPOSIT POLICY: One (1) night’s room rate plus resort fee and tax will be charged at time of reservation.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations, arrival and departure date changes must be made five (5) days or more prior to scheduled arrival date/time and cancellation number must be obtained to avoid penalties. Check in time is: 3:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00 AM.

1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

PH: (407)934-4000