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ISMRM and SMRT Virtual Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Date: 08-14 August 2020

Join ISMRM & SMRT in August for our 2020 Annual Meetings. Connect with our vibrant, collaborative, international and interdisciplinary family of MR clinicians, physicists, engineers, biochemists, radiographers and technologists and industry professionals.

Come for the meeting to share and network as we continue to push to advance the impact and reach of magnetic resonance in medicine.

Further Information

HRCT Fellowship

Date: 24 – 26 August 2020

100% online

The fellowship is an introduction to the field of HRCT of the lung through an interactive program that includes a combination of lectures, reporting and group case discussion. We will discuss pattern recognition and interstitial lung diseases with extra focus on fibrotic lung diseases. Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session. All sessions are run through an online conference software to ensure full interactivity (sessions will also be recorded).

Further information

Abdominal and Pelvic MRI Fellowship

Date: 24–28 August 2020

Venue: Carrer Marina, Bercelona, Spain

The principle part of the education will be case-based study with direct feedback. The participants will be asked about their expectations and needs. Coverage of whole abdomen will be provided, however the course program will be adjusted as much as possible based on what the participants’ wishes.

Further information

Prostate Cancer MRI Fellowship

Date: 31 August­ – 2 September 2020

100% online

Radiologists (to-be) who would like to become more confident on reporting prostate MRI will find the fellowship useful. The Online Prostate MRI fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the main indications to perform MRI of the prostate: Diagnosis (PI-RAD), staging (local and sytemic), follow up (post-treatment and active surveillance). Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session.

Further information

ISMRM Workshop on Motion Detection & Correction

Date: 31 August–3 September 2020

Venue: Oxford, UK

Further information

Breast MRI and beyond

Date: 31 August–4 September 2020

Venue: Carrer Marina, Bercelona, Spain

This fellowship will include from the basics till the advanced knowledge of breast MRI. All relevant clinical cases would contain the patient’s initial digital mammography and breast ultrasound images – based on them, the diagnostics would be completed by breast MRI, and biopsy results, if applicable.

Further information

Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship – Upper extremity

Date: 7 – 9 September 2020

100% online

The MSK fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hands and fingers in three consecutive 4-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening. There is a second short online fellowship covering the lower extremity. Every day two lectures of approximately one hour will supply you with knowledge that you consecutively apply during the case reading session with group case discussion. In the communal case reading session we will use a reporting template to help you navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your own and each other’s knowledge in structured musculoskeletal MRI reading.

Further information

Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship

Date: 7–11 September 2020

Venue: Carrer Marina, Bercelona, Spain

The MSK fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the knee, shoulder, hip, elbow, wrist, ankle joints in modules covering the morning or afternoon. Each module starts with a lecture. You will be challenged with an examination and after the lecture we continue with individual case readings from the TMC academy teaching file.

Further information

Computed Tomography Skills Part One: Image Quality and Dose Optimisation (Online)

Date: 12 September 9.30-14.30

This interactive online CT skills course will provide you with the information and ability to optimise your clinical practice by improving understanding of diagnostic quality / dose relationships. A wide range of CT examinations and protocols will be explored with the opportunity for extensive interactive discussion.

Image and dose optimisation

CT radiation dose measures and recording

User selectable CT parameters and their influence

Dose modulation methods

Principles of x-ray absorption in tissues and image formation

Appropriate use of image reconstruction algorithms

Further information

Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship – Lower extremity

Date: 14 – 16 September 2020

100% online

The MSK fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the hip, knee, ankle and foot in three consecutive 4-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening. There is another short online fellowship covering the upper extremity. Every day two lectures of approximately one hour will supply you with knowledge that you consecutively apply during the case reading session with group case discussion. In the communal case reading session we will use a reporting template to help you navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your own and each other’s knowledge in structured musculoskeletal MRI reading.

Further information

General Neuroradiology Fellowship

Date: 14–18 September 2020

Venue: Carrer Marina, Bercelona, Spain

The fellowship is designed for general radiologists reporting neuroradiology cases or wishing to embark on a subspecialized path. Coverage of the entire field of diagnostic neuroradiology will be provided, while the program will be adjusted as much as possible according to the participants’ expectations and needs (including selection of lectures).

Further information

Adaptive Radiotherapy Study Day: Setting up a Service

Date: 21 September 2020

Venue: The Christie School of Oncology, Manchester

Join us for a brand new study day run by international experts in the field. Delegates will gain knowledge of the practicalities of setting up an adaptive radiotherapy service and gain a foundation of the skills and knowledge required by radiotherapy teams in setting up a service.

What to expect:

Case based presentations and interactive sessions describing:

- Evidence base for adaptation

- Current and future adaptive radiotherapy strategies

- Resources needed

Target Audience:

- Radiotherapy radiographers, Doctors, Physicists, Students and Radiotherapy service managers

Further information

General Neuroradiology - Brain and its Coverings

Date: 21 – 23 September 2020

100% online

The fellowship includes an overview of the brain pathology in three consecutive 4-5-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening (Central European Time). One to two daily lectures will provide the knowledge to be applied during the case reading sessions. Questions and comments are encouraged during the lectures. After each lecture the fellows will individually review and read around 10 selected clinical cases. This will be followed by mentor's interpretations, questions and comments, along with group discussion. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of brain imaging.

Further information

Liver Fellowship

Date: 21–25 September 2020

Venue: Carrer Marina, Bercelona, Spain

During this fellowship CT/MR technique as well as the different pathologies of the liver will be shown, in an interactive way, trying to illustrate the best technique according to the different clinical fields. Special emphasis will be given to CT and MR, especially liver specific MR contrast media.

Further information

General Neuroradiology - Trauma, Spine, Suprahyoid Neck & Sella

Date: 28 – 30 September 2020

100% online

The fellowship includes an overview of the pathology in three consecutive 4-5-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening (Central European Time). One to two daily lectures will provide the knowledge to be applied during the case reading sessions. Questions and comments are encouraged during the lectures. After each lecture the fellows will individually review and read around 10 selected clinical cases. This will be followed by mentor's interpretations, questions and comments, along with group discussion. Reporting templates will be suggested to help navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of brain imaging.

Further information

ISMRM Workshop on Low Field MRI

Date: 28–30 September 2020

Venue: John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, USA

Further information

20th International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting “Concepts in Cancer Imaging”

Date: 29 September–1 October 2020

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, London

Abstract deadline: 3 April

High quality lectures from our world class Faculty.  Refresh your knowledge and learn about cutting-edge developments:

•             75 individual talks over three-days

•             Bring your knowledge into practice in workstation based teaching in our hands-on workshops

•             Experience the role of cancer imaging in multidisciplinary interaction: treatment selection, early response prediction and treatment adaptation

•             Learn how big data initiatives are changing the future of cancer imaging: radiogenomics, machine learning and AI

Further information

PCNL Masterclass

Date: 5–6 October 2020

Venue: Newcastle Surgical Training Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

This PCNL Masterclass offers a two day programme that focuses on techniques used when performing PCNL. The Masterclass is comprised of didactic presentations, live case observation and hands on training in a cadaver lab. It is an excellent learning opportunity to build PCNL related skills through practice on fresh frozen cadavers. Training is provided from an experienced faculty.

Further information

HRCT Fellowship

Date: 5 – 7 October 2020

100% online

The fellowship is an introduction to the field of HRCT of the lung through an interactive program that includes a combination of lectures, reporting and group case discussion. We will discuss pattern recognition and interstitial lung diseases with extra focus on fibrotic lung diseases. Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session. All sessions are run through an online conference software to ensure full interactivity (sessions will also be recorded).

Further information

RCR2020

Dates: 5–7 October 2020

Venue: The ACC Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

This three-day conference will run four dedicated radiology and oncology lecture streams, two workshop streams and three outstanding plenary lectures. Our abstract competitions are held as part of RCR2020 and submissions are open until Monday 6 April 2020, to submit your abstract please visit our website.

Further information

ISMRM Workshop on Diffusion MRI: From Research to Clinic

Date: 10–14 October 2020

Venue: Sheraton, Peru

Further information 

Head & Neck Neuroradiology Fellowship - Skull base and orbits

Date: 12 – 14 October 2020

100% online

The fellowship includes an overview of the skull base and orbits in three consecutive 4-5-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening (Central European Time). One to two daily lectures will provide the knowledge to be applied during the case reading sessions. After each lecture the fellows will individually review and read around 10 selected clinical cases. This will be followed by mentor's interpretations, questions and comments, along with group discussion. Reporting templates will be suggested to help navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of head and neck imaging.

Further information

Head & Neck Neuroradiology Fellowship – Neck & Sinuses, Cancer & Trauma

Date: 19 – 21 October 2020

100% online

The fellowship is an overview of the neck and paranasal sinuses, including dedicated coverage of head & neck cancer as well as traumatic injuries, in three consecutive 4-5-hour sessions. One to two daily lectures will provide the knowledge to be applied during the case reading sessions. After each lecture the fellows will individually review and read around 10 selected clinical cases. This will be followed by mentor's interpretations, questions and comments, along with group discussion. Reporting templates will be suggested to help write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of head and neck imaging.

Further information

Prostate Cancer MRI Fellowship

Date: 19–23 October 2020

Venue: Carrer Marina, Bercelona, Spain

The program covers all the main topics related to MRI of prostate cancer and provides basic and early advanced knowledge. Radiologists (to-be) who would like to become more confident on reporting prostate MRI will find the fellowship useful.

Further information

Breast Imaging

Date: 26 – 28 October 2020

100% online

This fellowship will include from the basics till the advanced knowledge of breast MRI. All relevant clinical cases would contain the patient’s initial digital mammography and breast ultrasound images – based on them, the diagnostics would be completed by breast MRI, and biopsy results, if applicable. Everyday usual and complicated or rare cases would help to become familiar with the semiology of this modality, as well as technical issues, artifacts and pitfalls. Advantages, disadvantages and limits of this method would be treated. Special issues as MRI-guided biopsy, BI-RADS MRI lexicon, implant complications, Gadolinium deposition problem would be discussed. The fellow will be provided with the reporting templates and referring questionnaire, developed by the mentor.

Further information

Liver MRI

Date: 28 – 30 October 2020

100% online

During this fellowship CT/MR technique as well as the different pathologies of the liver will be shown, in an interactive way, trying to illustrate the best technique according to the different clinical fields. Special emphasis will be given to CT and MR, especially liver specific MR contrast media. Pathologies will be shown either in the hepatic parenchyma either in the biliary context. Diagnosis, differential diagnosis, staging and assessment of therapeutic response will be illustrated.

Further information

ISMRM Workshop on Cancer Imaging: From Discovery to Diagnosis

Date: 1­–4 November 2020

Venue: Bahia Resort Hotel, San Diego, USA

Further information

Abdomen and Pelvic - Hepatobiliary system and pancreas

Date: 2 – 4 November 2020

100% online

The Abdominal/Pelvic MRI fellowship I., offered by TMC Academy, includes a systematic review of the MRI diagnostics of liver, biliary system and pancreas conditions in the form of interactive lectures, followed by individual reporting and group discussion and a common reading session of the cases of selected cases from the TMC Academy teaching file, allowing for direct feedback from the mentor. Participation in this fellowship with a small group of radiologists ensures a personal learning environment where you will enhance and strengthen your own and each other’s knowledge in structured MRI reading.

Further information

Abdomen and Pelvic - Genitourinary and gastrointestinal tract

Date: 4 – 6 November 2020

100% online

The Abdominal/Pelvic MRI fellowship II., offered by TMC Academy, includes a systematic review of the MRI diagnostics of the urogenital and gastrointestinal tract conditions in the form of interactive lectures, followed by individual reporting and group discussion and a common reading session of the cases of selected cases from the TMC Academy teaching file, allowing for direct feedback from the mentor. Participation in this fellowship with a small group of radiologists ensures a personal learning environment where you will enhance and strengthen your own and each other’s knowledge in structured MRI reading.

Further information

ICIS Masterclass in Prostate Cancer *2nd edition 

Date: 5 November 2020 

Venue: London, UK

Learning objectives:

• Understand the prostate patient’s journey from suspected cancer to the advanced disease state using the framework of definable clinical states.

• Know in detail the pathologic states, problems of categorisation and clinical needs of patients in each clinical state in the prostate cancer pathway.

• Understand how imaging can help meet clinical priorities, promoting the personalisation of care in the advancing prostate cancer pathway.

• Show how next generation prostate imaging (multiparametric MRI & MR-directed biopsies) and whole body assessments (WB-MRI & PET/CT) with clinical biomarkers, create opportunities to support and refine management pathways of patients.

Further information

Prostate Cancer MRI Fellowship

Date: 9 – 11 November 2020

100% online

Radiologists (to-be) who would like to become more confident on reporting prostate MRI will find the fellowship useful. The Online Prostate MRI fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the main indications to perform MRI of the prostate: Diagnosis (PI-RAD), staging (local and sytemic), follow up (post-treatment and active surveillance). Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session.

Further information

Case based and interactive: Head and neck imaging

Date: 13 November 2020

Venue: Cavendish Conference Centre, London

This study day will provide an opportunity to learn about head and neck imaging using interactive methods. It will be suitable for trainees and consultants who would like to improve their head and neck radiology skills. Presentations by experienced head and neck radiologists will include a series of cases, and then audience will be invited to vote on the answers to questions posed.

Further information

Head & Neck Neuroradiology Fellowship - Skull base and orbits

Date: 16 – 18 November 2020

100% online

The fellowship includes an overview of the skull base and orbits in three consecutive 4-5-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening (Central European Time). One to two daily lectures will provide the knowledge to be applied during the case reading sessions. After each lecture the fellows will individually review and read around 10 selected clinical cases. This will be followed by mentor's interpretations, questions and comments, along with group discussion. Reporting templates will be suggested to help navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of head and neck imaging.

Further information

Head & Neck Neuroradiology Fellowship – Neck & Sinuses, Cancer & Trauma

Date: 18 – 20 November 2020

100% online

The fellowship is an overview of the neck and paranasal sinuses, including dedicated coverage of head & neck cancer as well as traumatic injuries, in three consecutive 4-5-hour sessions. One to two daily lectures will provide the knowledge to be applied during the case reading sessions. After each lecture the fellows will individually review and read around 10 selected clinical cases. This will be followed by mentor's interpretations, questions and comments, along with group discussion. Reporting templates will be suggested to help write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your knowledge and understanding of head and neck imaging.

Further information

ICIS Masterclass in Oncological whole body imaging

Date: 19 November 2020

Venue: Imparando, (nearest tube Aldgate East), London

Delegates will receive 6 CPD points

Learning objectives:

•             To provide a rationale for the use of WB-MRI for maintaining health via early detection and disease characterisation.

•             To discuss the application and benefits of WB-MRI in prostate cancer.

•             To discuss the application and benefits of WB-MRI in multiple myeloma.

•             To discuss the application and benefits of WB-MRI in breast cancer.

Further information

Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship – Upper extremity

Date: 23 – 25 November 2020

100% online

The MSK fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hands and fingers in three consecutive 4-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening. Every day two lectures of approximately one hour will supply you with knowledge that you consecutively apply during the case reading session with group case discussion. In the communal case reading session we will use a reporting template to help you navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your own and each other’s knowledge in structured musculoskeletal MRI reading.

Further information

Musculoskeletal MRI Fellowship – Lower extremity

Date: 25 – 27 November 2020

100% online

The MSK fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the hip, knee, ankle and foot in three consecutive 4-hour sessions in the late afternoon and early evening. Every day two lectures of approximately one hour will supply you with knowledge that you consecutively apply during the case reading session with group case discussion. In the communal case reading session we will use a reporting template to help you navigate and write adequate reports. In this fellowship with a limited number of 15 radiologists you will enhance and strengthen your own and each other’s knowledge in structured musculoskeletal MRI reading.

Further information

Advanced MSK

Date: 7 – 9 December 2020

100% online

More details coming soon. Keep checking the TMC Academy website for updates.

HRCT Fellowship

Date: 9 – 11 December 2020

100% online

The fellowship is an introduction to the field of HRCT of the lung through an interactive program that includes a combination of lectures, reporting and group case discussion. We will discuss pattern recognition and interstitial lung diseases with extra focus on fibrotic lung diseases. Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session. All sessions are run through an online conference software to ensure full interactivity (sessions will also be recorded).

Further information

Prostate Cancer MRI Fellowship

Date: 14 – 16 December 2020

100% online

Radiologists (to-be) who would like to become more confident on reporting prostate MRI will find the fellowship useful. The Online Prostate MRI fellowship that TMC academy offers includes an overview of the main indications to perform MRI of the prostate: Diagnosis (PI-RAD), staging (local and sytemic), follow up (post-treatment and active surveillance). Each module starts with a lecture. After the lecture you will be challenged with practicing on real anonymised key cases from the TMC academy teaching file. After the individual case readings there will be an additional lecture followed by a ‘Questions and Answers’ session. All sessions are run through an online conference software to ensure full interactivity (sessions will also be recorded).

Further information

Paediatric Neuroradiology

Date: 16 – 18 December 2020

100% online

Pediatric Neuroradiology is a subspecialty of both Neuroradiology and Pediatric Radiology. Neuroimaging studies in infants and children are often reported by radiological specialists who have little background or experience in this specific field. Through the recreation of real-life scenarios, the Fellow will be exposed to, and guided through a broad range of common and less-common clinical problems, and will thus consolidate his/her experience and build new knowledge that will turn useful when reporting pediatric examinations in the everyday clinical practice.

Further information

Neuroanatomy for Imagers

Date: 4 March 2021

Venue: King’s College London, SE1 7EH

The course has been designed for people working in imaging but with no neuroanatomical background. It will introduce participants to the basic principles of the anatomy, the function of the nervous system, the major anatomical constituents and parts of the brain.

Professor Alexander Hammers has received excellent feedback.

The course will include lectures, it is based on 180 slides but is highly interactive. Expect to be involved!

Further information

Swiss Congress of Radiology - SCR'21

Date: 24-26 June 2021

Venue: Congress Centre Davos, Switzerland

SCR is the biggest radiological scientific & educational meeting in Switzerland. It is organised by the Swiss Society of Radiology (SGR-SSR), the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SGNM-SSMN) and the Swiss Association of Radiographers (SVMTRA-ASTRM). SCR consists of refresher courses, plenary sessions with lectures by national and international speakers, scientific sessions, ultrasound workshops, as well as a poster and industry exhibition.

Language: English.

Further Information

Electrical requirements for the electrical installation of medical radiological equipment

The course will consider the radiological aspects of the 2017 DH guidance “HTM06-01 Electrical services supply and distribution”. The new guidance has been re-structured and is more clearly split into two major policies – business risk and patient risk.  The requirements of this document need to be understood when a new radiology room is purchased especially that from now on, electrical installations compliance management will now be measured under the NHS Performance Assessment Model (PAM).

The course is for experienced project managers, medical and x-ray engineers and focuses on the relevant points for medical radiological installations.  There is a summary session at the beginning of the course that other healthcare staff may wish to attend in order to attain a brief overview of the new document.  This summary session would be aimed at radiographers and medical physics experts who are involved with medical radiological equipment purchasing and commissioning, and will explain the new policies and gives reference to the relevant sections of the guidance.

This short course is intended to be run at the customer’s site at their convenience.  

For further information please visit: http://medical-locations.co.uk/

ERASMUS Basic MRI Physics 2021

Date:  20-24 September 2021

Venue:  Ninewells Hospital, University of Dundee

This one-week ERASMUS module provides delegates with a sound understanding of the basic physics of MRI. The course format includes lectures and supervised tutorial Q/A sessions – covering everything from basic NMR, T1 and T2, through to advanced neuro, body and cardiovascular applications.  No previous knowledge of MR physics is assumed.  Two social events are also included as part of the registration fee. The University of Dundee will award a certificate to successful candidates, and 20 CME credits will be applied for.  A full course programme can be found at: 

https://www.emricourse.org/basic_2021.html

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