Chest Imagining Seminars 2023

The University of Florida Chest Imaging Seminar Series present a comprehensive set of educational lectures and interactive case discussions, covering important and timely topics in chest imaging, including HRCT and diffuse lung disease, airway disease, lung infection, mediastinal masses, lung nodule diagnosis, lung cancer screening, and state of the art diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. Emphasis will be placed on interaction with the audience with ample time for questions and discussion. The course is based in 20 image enriched lectures with an additional 100 cases and suggested review papers for open discussion. The lectures will be at 12:00 – 13:00 and will be presented live and transmitted by Zoom.

Zoom Sessions: Register HERE. Register once and select all dates you would like to attend.

Live Presentations: Held at 1600 SW Archer Rd. Gainesville FL, 32610 – in the Large Conference Room in the North Tower – G101

Week 1

Date Topic Speaker
August 7 X-Ray: Practical Approach Alexandre Mancano, MD, PhD
August 8 CT anatomy / Emergency chest radiology Klaus Irion, MD, PhD
August 9 Mycobacterial infections Alexandre Mancano, MD, PhD
August 9 Fungal infections Arthur Soares Souza Jr. MD, PhD
August 10 Smoking-related lung diseases / Viral infections Bruno Hochhegger MD, PhD
August 11 Metabolic Lung Disease / The Heart in non-ECG gated chest CT Felipe Torres, MD, PhD

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Week 2

August 14 How I evaluate ILDS in HRCT / Imaging in Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Jonathan Chung MD, PhD
August 16 Acute aortic syndrome Alexandre Mancano, MD, PhD)
August 17 Cystic Lung diseases Pratik Patel, MD
August 18 Lung cancer Klaus Irion MD, PhD)

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Week 3

August 21 Pulmonary hypertension Tan Lucien Mohammed , MD
August 22 Pleural diseases Bruno Hochhegger MD, PhD
August 23 Lung nodules patterns, Lung-RADs, Fleischner Alexandre Mancano, MD, PhD
August 24 Applications of Multi-energy Cardiothoracic Imaging / Opportunistic Screening in Chest CT Fernando Kay, MD, PhD
August 25 CTPA – Tips and Tricks / Post-operative aorta: A survival Guide Rodrigo Bello, MD

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Week 4

Date Topic Speaker
August 28 Cardiac Masses Tan Lucien Mohammed, MD
August 29 Fundamentals of cardiac CTA Pratik Patel, MD
August 30 Cyanotic congenital heart diseases Pratik Patel, MD
August 31 Fundamentals of cardiac CTAMR of Chest: Clinical applicationsals of cardiac CTA Lisa Berg, MD

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Learning Objectives:
As a result of participation in this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize most common chest diseases in imaging
  • Discuss more common differential diagnosis in chest diseases
  • Discuss imaging in multidisciplinary approach

Target audience: Radiologists, thoracic surgeons and pneumologists.

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Each lecture is 1 credit. Attendees may earn up to 18 total credits.


Dr. Hochhegger has disclosed that he is a consultant for Braiomix, Inc.

Dr. Torres has disclosed that he has received research support from Altis Labs.

Dr. Chung has disclosed that he is a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, Riverain, and Roche; he is on the speakers’ bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim.

Dr. Kay has disclosed that he receives research support from Lunit and Siemens (in-kind support); he was previously a consultant for Bayer LLC.

No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.