Chest Imagining Seminars 2024

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.

Registrations Open June 1st, 2024

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 5 X-Ray and CT anatomy Klaus Irion MD, PhD
August 6 Emergency chest radiology Pablo Santana, MD
August 7 Lung Nodules Klaus Irion MD, PhD
August 7 Fungal infections Arthur Soares Souza Jr. MD, PhD
August 8 Smoking-related lung diseases Bruno Hochhegger MD, PhD
August 8 Viral infections Bruno Hochhegger MD, PhD
August 9 Metabolic Lung Disease Felipe Torres, MD, PhD
August 9 The Heart in non ECG gated chest CT Felipe Torres, MD, PhD

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Week 2

August 12 Occupational and environmental lung disease David Lynch, MD
August 12 Imaging of pulmonary fibrosis David Lynch, MD
August 13 Lymphoproliferative lung disorders Moacir Moreno, MD
August 14 Cystic Lung diseases Pratik Patel, MD
August 15 Granulomatous disease of chest Moacir Moreno, MD

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Week 3

August 19 Lung Cancer Ioannis ‘Johnny’ Vlahos, MD
August 21 Pleural diseases Bruno Hochhegger MD, PhD
August 21 Chest Wall Mass Approach Rubens Andrade, MD, PhD
August 22 Applications of Multi-energy Cardiothoracic Imaging Fernando Kay,MD, PhD
August 22 Opportunistic Screening in Chest CT Fernando Kay,MD, PhD
August 23 CTPA – Tips and Tricks Rodrigo Bello, MD
August 23 Post operative aorta: An survival Guide Rodrigo Bello, MD

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Week 4

Date Topic Speaker
August 27 Cardiac MRI Mohammed Al-Ani, MD
August 28 Cyanotic congenital heart diseases Pratik Patel, MD
August 28 Fundamentals of cardiac CTA Pratik Patel, MD
August 29 MR of Chest: Clinical applications Jeanne Ackman, MD
August 29 Cardiac Masses Tan Lucien Mohammed, 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 day of lecture is 1 credit. Attendees may earn up to 16 total credits.