Course Information
Women’s Health: Imaging and Treatment Guidelines for Primary Care Providers

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Auditorium
Santa Monica, CA
October 07, 2017

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Course Description

The goal of this course is to review the latest developments in imaging, screening and management of common topics in women’s health for primary care providers. A multidisciplinary team of physicians will present the imaging and treatment fundamentals of topics including pelvic, thyroid, cardiovascular and lung pathology. State-of-the-art interventional and minimally invasive techniques will be presented as management options for common women’s health issues. A team of physicians specializing in the treatment of breast cancer will present fundamentals in breast imaging, oncology, surgery, pathology, radiation oncology and breast reconstructive procedures. Updated screening and management guidelines will be provided for each subject. 

Registration Information

Early enrollment is advised.

Online

To enroll click here

By Mail

Send the completed enrollment form to:

Office of Continuing Medical Education
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Women's Health
10920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1060
Los Angeles, CA 90024-6512

By Fax

Fax the enrollment form with charge card information and your authorizing signature to the Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA at (310) 794-2624

By Phone

Use your MasterCard, VISA, American Express, or Discover. Call (310) 794-2620.

Registration Fee

  • $75.00

Refunds

No refunds will be granted for this conference, due to the low enrollment fee. A full refund will be provided if for any reason the course must be cancelled or rescheduled.

Faculty

Course Directors

Simin Bahrami, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology*
Abdominal Imaging and Interventions
Department of Radiological Sciences

Melissa Joines, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology*
Breast Imaging
Department of Radiological Sciences

Course Speakers

Katrina Beckett, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology*
Abdominal and Acute Care Imaging
Department of Radiological Sciences

Kathleen Brown, MD
Professor of Clinical Radiology* 
Section Chief of Thoracic Imaging 
Department of Radiological Sciences

Rena Callahan, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine*
Hematology, Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine

Jane Dascalos, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology*
Breast Imaging
Department of Radiological Sciences

Nicole Dawson, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine*
Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology
Department of Pathology

Laura Doepke, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology*
Breast Imaging
Department of Radiological Sciences

Dieter Enzmann, MD
Leo G. Rigler Chair of Radiological Sciences*
Distinguished Professor of Radiology
Department of Radiological Sciences

Tamara Grisales, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology*
Division of Urogynecology
Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pawan Gupta, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor*
Nuclear Medicine
Department of Medical and Molecular Pharmacology
Anne Hoyt, MD
Professor of Radiology*
Medical Director and Section Chief of Breast Imaging
Department of Radiological Sciences

Ja-Hong Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Urology*
Division of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Urology

Amy Kusske, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery*
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery

Susan McCloskey, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology*
Breast Cancer
Department of Radiation Oncology

Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD, PhD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology*
Gynecologic Cancer Surgeon
Director, G.O. Discovery Laboratory
UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center

Maitraya Patel, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Radiology*
Medical Director of Ultrasound
Department of Radiological Sciences

Stephanie Praw, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine*
Clinical Endocrinologist
Department of Medicine

Marcella Press, MD, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Cardiology*
General and Interventional Cardiology
Department of Medicine

Steven Raman, MD, FSAR, FSIR
Professor of Radiology, Urology and Surgery*
Co-Director of UCLA Fibroid Treatment Program
Department of Radiological Sciences

Andrea Rapkin, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology*
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Charles Tseng, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery*
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery

Pablo Villablanca, MD
Professor of Radiological Sciences*
Director, Radiology Pain Service
Department of Radiological Sciences
 

Program Agenda

Saturday, October 7, 2017

7:00 REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
8:00 Welcome
Simin Bahrami, MD and Melissa Joines, MD
8:05 Multidisciplinary Fibroid Treatment Center and State-of-the-Art Fibroid Imaging
Steven Raman, MD, FSAR, FSIR
8:20 Medical and Surgical Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids
Tamara Grisales, MD
8:35 Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids: Uterine Artery Embolization and MR Guided Focused Ultrasound
Simin Bahrami, MD
8:50 Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Pelvic Pain
Andrea Rapkin, MD
9:05 Pelvic Pain: Common Causes and Cutting Edge Imaging Guided Treatments
Pablo Villablanca, MD
9:20 MORNING 1 PANEL
All Morning 1 Session Speakers
9:40 BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS
9:55 Imaging of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Steven Raman, MD, FSAR, FSIR
10:10 Management Options for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Ja-Hong Kim, MD
10:25 Imaging of Adnexal Pathology
Maitraya Patel, MD
10:40 Gynecologic Malignancy Screening and Management
Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD, PhD
10:55 Update on Thyroid Imaging
Katrina Beckett, MD
11:10 Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules
Stephanie Praw, MD
11:25 MORNING 2 PANEL
All Morning 2 Session Speakers
11:50 LUNCH
12:50 Lung Cancer Screening in Women
Kathleen Brown, MD
1:05 Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Marcella Press, MD, PhD
1:20 Mammography Screening Guidelines
Anne Hoyt, MD
1:35 Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Jane Dascalos, MD
1:50 Breast Ultrasound: Indications and Procedures
Laura Doepke, MD
2:05 Breast MRI Indications: Screening and Breast Cancer
Melissa Joines, MD
2:20 PET/CT and Breast Cancer: Staging and Treatment Monitoring
Pawan Gupta, MD
2:45 AFTERNOON 3 PANEL
All Afternoon 3 Session Speakers
3:00 BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS
3:15 Women's Health: Breast Multidisciplinary Center
Anne Hoyt, MD
3:20 Women's Health: Breast Pathology
Nicole Dawson, MD
3:35 Women's Health: Breast Surgery
Amy Kusske, MD
3:50 Women's Health: Breast Oncology
Rena Callahan, MD
4:05 Women's Health: Breast Radiation Oncology
Susan McCloskey, MD
4:20 Women's Health: Breast Reconstructive Surgery
Charles Tseng, MD
4:35 Keynote Address
Dieter Enzmann, MD
4:50 AFTERNOON 4 PANEL
All Afternoon 4 Session Speakers
5:15 Adjourn

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Utilize updated screening and imaging ordering guidelines in women's health
  • Identify common pelvic disorders including uterine and adnexal pathology, pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction with associated diagnostic and treatment paradigms
  • Describe thyroid and lung cancer imaging and management and diagnose cardiovascular disease in women
  • Follow breast imaging screening and ordering guidelines of 2D and 3D mammography, breast ultrasound and MRI
  • Collaborate in the multidisciplinary management and treatment of breast cancer

Accreditation

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures

The FDA has issued a concept paper which classifies commercial support of scientific and educational programs as promotional unless it can be affirmed that the program is "truly independent" and free of commercial influence. In addition to independence, the FDA requires that nonpromotional, commercially supported education be objective, balanced, and scientifically rigorous. The policy further states that all potential conflicts of interest of the CME staff and faculty be fully disclosed to the program's participants. In addition, Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education policy mandates that the provider adequately manages all identified potential conflicts of interest prior to the program. We at UCLA fully endorse the letter and spirit of these concepts.

Miscellaneous

Location

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Auditorium, Room: G-340
1250 16th Street 
Santa Monica, CA 90404 
(310) 319-4000

Parking

Saturday parking will be provided at no cost for all participants at the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. Attendees will be able to park in the UCLA parking structure located on the corner of Arizona and 16th Street, please park on levels 3 and 4 only.

Local Hotel Accommodations

Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

1700 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(866) 563-9792

The Ambrose
1255 20th Street 
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 315-1555

Best Western Plus Gateway Hotel
1920 Santa Monica Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 829-9100