Hawaii November 11-14, 2019

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  • Monday, November 11, 2019

    HRCT and Diffuse Lung Disease

    Time Session Speaker
    7:00-7:30am Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
    7:30-7:40 The pulmonary Lobule on HRCT Richard Webb, MD
    7:40-8:00 HRCT patterns: reticular Opacities and Differential Diagnosis Richard Webb, MD
    8:00-8:30 UIP and IPF: Current Diagnostic Guidelines Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    8:30-8:50 HRCT Patterns: Nodular Lung Disease and Differential Diagnosis Richard Webb, MD
    8:50-9:10 Sarcoidosis Richard Webb, MD
    9:10-9:30 HRCT Patterns: Ground-Glass Opacity, Consolidation, and Differential Diagnosis Richard Webb, MD
    9:30-9:45 Coffee Break and Exhibits
    9:45-10:00 Organizing Pneumonia (OP) Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    10:00-10:15 Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia (NSIP) Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    10:15-10:45 HRCT Patterns: Emphysema, Lung Cysts & Mosaic Perfusion David P. Naidich, MD
    10:45-11:15 Collagen-Vascular Disease Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    11:15-11:45 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    11:45-12:15 Questions, Answers, and Discussion

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    HRCT and Airways Disease

    Time Session Speaker
    7:00-7:30am Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
    7:30-7:45 Technique and Basic Principles David P. Naidich, MD
    7:45-8:15 Trachea Richard Webb, MD
    8:15-8:45 Bronchietasis Richard Webb, MD
    8:45-9:30 Central Airways: CT-Bronchoscopic Correlations David P. Naidich, MD
    9:30-9:45 Coffee Break and Exhibits
    9:45-10:15 Small Airway/Bronchiolar Disease David P. Naidich, MD
    10:15-10:45 Potential Pitfalls in the Interpretation of HRCT Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    10:45-11:45 Unknown Cases: Brett Elicker and Faculty Brett Elicker, MD & Faculty
    11:45-12:15 Questions, Answers, and Discussion

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Plain Films, Cardiovascular Disease, and The Lung Nodule

    Time Session Speaker
    7:00-7:30am Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
    7:30-8:00 The Chest Radiograph: A Few Signs and Pitfalls Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    8:00-8:45 Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis: Pitfalls and Controversies Brett Elicker, MD
    8:45-9:15 The Chest Radiograph: Interesting and Instructive Cases Nestor L. Müller, MD, PhD, FRCPC
    9:15-10:00 Acute Aortic Syndromes: A Case-Based Review Brett Elicker, MD
    10:00-10:15am Coffee Break and Exhibits
    10:15-10:45 Non Small Cell Lung Cancer – CT-Pathology Correlation David P. Naidich, MD
    10:45-11:15 Fleischner Guidelines – Incidental Nodules David P. Naidich, MD
    11:15-11:30 Fleischner Guidelines for Measuring SPN’s David P. Naidich, MD
    11:30-12:00 Insights into Lung Cancer Screening and the Lung RADS System Brett Elicker, MD
    12:00-12:30 Questions, Answers, and Discussion


    Thursday, November 14, 2019 

    Lung Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Pleural Disease Mediastinal Masses

    Time Session Speaker
    7:00-7:30am Registration, Exhibits, and Continental Breakfast
    7:30-7:45 New Concepts in Staging Lung Cancer David P. Naidich, MD
    7:45-8:30 Artificial Intelligence – Concepts and Lung Cancer Applications David P. Naidich, MD
    8:30-9:15 Key Cardiac Findings on Routine Chest CT Brett Elicker, MD
    9:15-9:45 Congenital Lung Lesions Richard Webb, MD
    9:45-10:00 Coffee Break and Exhibits
    10:00-10:45 CT of Pleural Disease Richard Webb, MD
    10:45-11:45 Mediastinal Masses: Case Discussion Brett Elicker, MD & Richard Webb, MD
    11:45-12:15 Questions, Answers, and Discussion
  • Naidich-David

    David Naidich MD did his Radiology residency and body imaging fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Baltimore Md, following which he joined the Division of Thoracic Imaging at  the now NYU-Langone Medical Center in 1980. In 2015 Dr. Naidich became Emeritus Professor at NYU, a position he still holds. Dr. Naidich’s areas of expertise include: lung cancer, including as a pioneer in the development of low-dose CT imaging and lung cancer screening;  development of the Fleischner guidelines for managing incidental pulmonary nodules; diffuse interstitial lung diseases; and CT evaluation of the airways. He is the author of over 200 peer reviewed article as well as co-author, along with Dr’s Webb and Muller, of the definitive HRCT of the Thorax, now in its 5th edition. More interestingly he is a member of a renown family of Academic Radiologists, including his father, nephew, two first cousins, and three second cousins. More important, he is thoroughly adored by his loving wife, Jocelyn, and son Zachary, and daughter-in-law  Madeleine.

    Nestor

    Dr. Nestor Müller did his residency in Radiology at The University of British Columbia followed by a fellowship in Chest Radiology at UCSF with Gordon Gamsu and the incomparable Rick Webb, before joining the Radiology Staff at the Vancouver General Hospital and the University of British Columbia in 1984. He became Professor of Radiology at UBC in 1992 and was Head and Medical Director of the Department of Radiology at the VGH and Chairman of the Department of Radiology UBC from 2000 until 2010. He was President of the Society of Thoracic Radiology in 1996 and has been a member of the Fleischner Society since 1988. Dr. Müller has authored or coauthored more than 450 publications in scientific journals and has published 17 books. He has won a number of awards, including recognition by the Editor of the American Journal of Roentgenology as being one of the “3 Wise Men in Radiology” as an outstanding teacher and scholar (2003), Gold Medal of the Brazilian College of Radiology (2010) and Gold Medal of the Society of Thoracic Radiology (2011).

    Rick Webb

    Richard Webb attended the Univ of California San Francisco for medical school, residency, and fellowship. He has been Chief of Thoracic Imaging at UCSF and the Hideyo Minagi Professor of Radiology. He is Past President of the Society of Thoracic Radiology and has been a member of the Fleischner Society since 1984. He is editor emeritus of the Journal of Thoracic Imaging, has authored or coauthored more than 200 scientific papers and 9 books in multiple editions and languages. He has lectured in more than 35 different countries and has received the Fleischner medal and the Gold medal of the Society of Thoracic Radiology (as have Drs. Muller and Naidich).


    Faculty

    Brett Elicker, MD
    Professor and Chief of Thoracic Imaging at UCSF

    Brett M. Elicker, MD is a Professor of Clinical Radiology and Chief of the Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging Section at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Elicker earned his medical degree in 2000 from New York Medical College, and completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut in 2005, followed by a fellowship in Thoracic Imaging from UCSF in 2006. He came to UCSF in 2005 as a Clinical Fellow in Cardiac and Pulmonary Imaging and joined the faculty of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging in July 2006.

    Dr. Elicker’s research interests are thoracic CT and MRI. His research is primarily clinical which is a reflection of the strong clinical training during his radiology residency at Yale University and thoracic fellowship at UCSF. His research interests primarily involve three areas: high resolution CT (HRCT) in the evaluation of diffuse lung disease, imaging in patients with lung transplants, and thoracic vascular imaging.

    Dr. Elicker has published 30 articles, he has written 37 peer-reviewed articles, 2 book chapters, and he has 5 significant publications.

  • Grand Hyatt Kauai

    Discover paradise at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa. The lush grounds and infinite amenities present myriad options for each guest to create their own personalized retreat. Kayak in the lagoons, indulge in a reviving treatment at Anara Spa, or simply breathe in the refreshing ocean breezes. Play championship golf or tennis, savor fine dining or delight in an authentic Luau. The lovely setting of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort lets you easily explore the natural wonders of the Garden Isle.

    A block of rooms is reserved for conference attendees at the following special rates: Standard View at $249, Pool View at $279.00, Partial Ocean View at $309, and Deluxe Ocean View at $349. All rates are per room per night, plus tax and daily resort of $30.00 per day, and are for single or double occupancy; up to two more guests under age 19 are at no additional charge, additional guests aged 19 and over are $75.00 per night, per person.

    To receive these special rates, please make your reservation no later than October 2, 2019. After this date, rooms at our discount rates cannot be guaranteed. Rooms are reserved on a first-come, first served basis, and may sell out before the cut-off date. If your date selection shows unavailable or sold-out online please call reservations direct to book your room. 

    You can make your reservation Online HERE by calling the Grand Hyatt Kauai direct at +1-808-742-1234 or toll-free 1-800-742-2353 to make your reservation and be sure to identify yourself as a participant of CME’s Science’s November 2019 Chest Imaging Update Conference in order to receive these special rates.

    For more information on the Grand Hyatt Kauai Hotel, please visit their website at www.grandhyattkauai.com. For more information on Hawaii and the island of Kauai, please visit www.kauaidiscovery.com and www.Travelsmarthawaii.com.

    The Grand Hyatt Kauai is located at 1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756 USA, Phone:  (808) 742-1234

  • Travel to Kauai

    The Grand Hyatt Kauai is located on Poipu Beach in Koloa, Kauai. The resort is a half-hour drive from Lihue airport, a short 20-minute flight from Honolulu International Airport. Transportation from Lihue airport is available by taxi or rental car. Rental cars are recommended for those who plan on exploring the island.

    Special Airfare and Car Rental Discounts:

    For United Airlines and United Express, and United Codeshare airlines (Lufthansa Airlines, All Nippon Airways), visit www.united.com or call 1-800-426-1122 and use Code: ZFK5130550. US and Canada flights are 2-5% off discounted economy, business and first class, and 10% off full fare economy, business, and first class. International flights are discounted by 5-10%.

    For Hawaiian Airlines log on to  www.Hawaiianairlines.com/Affiliate and enter the code “CMESCIENCE” for 5% off their published webfares.

    For Delta Airlines, Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com. When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMTM3 on the Search Flights page. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting reservations at 800-328-1111. Mon-Fri. 7am-7pm CDT. *Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

    For Alaska Airlines, reservations and ticketing are available via www.alaskaair.com. When booking online, select “Use a Discount Code”, enter in meeting code ECMC618 when prompted. Reservations may also be made by calling Alaska Airlines directly at 800-252-7522. *Please note there is a $15 per person ticket fee for booking through the reservation number above.

    For Hertz Rent-A-Car, Call 1-800-654-2240 reference Convention Number use code: 04K20010 and click HERE to book online.

    For Avis, Call 1 (800) 331-1600 Reference the course and use AWD code: J906925 and click HERE to book online.

    For Budget, Call 1 (800) 842-5628 Reference the course and use BCD# U0111183 and click HERE to book online.

    For Enterprise and National, Call 1 (800) RENT-A-CAR Reference the course and use code: L23J799. To book online go to www.enterprise.com or www.nationalcar.com

    For Advantage Rent A Car; Call 1 (800)-777-5500, reference the course and use discount code CD03541309. To book on-line click HERE

    Area code for Hawaii is (808)

    Lihue Airport Information (808) 246-1448

    Learn more – detailed Hawaii Travel Tips at: Travelsmarthawaii.com

    Kauai Visitor Information (Kauai Visitors Bureau)
    Toll Free: 1-800-262-1400
    Phone: (808) 245-3971
    Fax: (808) 246-9235
    Address: 4334 Rice St., Suite 101, Lihue, HI 96766
    E-mail:  kauai@hvcb.org

    The most difficult thing about a visit to Kauai – besides getting on the plane to return home – is knowing where to start once you get here.

    Opportunities for fun are virtually endless. So, what do you want to do first? You might start by checking out the various outdoor sports and other activities that are available on the island at  www.kauaidiscovery.com.