Sunday, May 1 Featured Sessions

Schedules are in Central Time.

10:00 am–12:00 pm

AJR : Publishing in the Yellow Journal

A. Rosenkrantz, J. Dillman, F. Miller, S. Kang

May 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Offering AJR authors, reviewers, and readers an overview of today’s “yellow journal,” this session highlights key aspects of the peer review and production processes, as well as digital and social media initiatives. Focused attention is given to writing an Original Research study, drafting a Review of a Clinical Perspective paper, and submitting articles for the Journal’s Evidence Synthesis section.

Nontraumatic Emergencies—An Update

S. Nicolaou, F. Berger, J. Johnson, J. Uyeda, S. Jeyaraj, A. Sheikh

May 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Nontraumatic pathologies are many of the most common reasons for emergency care consultations. This course provides comprehensive instruction on appropriate indications and protocols for imaging in emergency settings, helping participants understand and accurately diagnose various pitfalls and mimics leading to misinterpretation of acutely ill patients.

Challenging Cases in Thoracic Imaging: Unknown Film Panel Session

M. Parker, B. Bagga, S. Bhalla, T. Klause, J. Kusmirek, R. Madan, L. Rezai, R. Shah, K. Song

May 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Presented as a series of unknown cases to a film panel with varying levels of training and expertise, this two-hour intensive course provides a systematic approach and analysis for interpreting difficult thoracic imaging cases.

Early Career Advice for Young Professionals: What I Wish I Knew Earlier

R. Munden, K. Schoppe, C. Everett, A. Patel, P. Bunch, E. Middlebrooks

May 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Featuring a diverse group of highly successful radiologists representing perspectives from private and academic practice settings, this course tackles topics important to young imagers preparing for or currently navigating the transition from trainee to independent radiologist, including finance, society involvement, relationship building, and personal/professional branding.

Global PartnerBrain Tumors: From Child to Adult

R. Huang, C. Utrilla, C. Torres, V. Suarez, M. Ho, J. Muchart

May 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Providing a comprehensive review of conventional and advanced imaging techniques for both the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and adult brain tumors, this course also examines key concepts from the 2021 WHO classification of brain tumors.

Practical Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

N. Kagetsu, F. Khosa, D. Chonde, C. DeBenedectis, C. Ho, J. Guerrero-Calderon, A. Jay, G. Guzmán Pérez-Carrillo

May 1, 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This first DEI course to be featured by a professional imaging society at its annual meeting serves both the profession and the patient—improving morale and reducing burnout while provisioning culturally competent care to reduce morbidity and mortality. Led by a truly diverse faculty with publication pedigree and clinical excellence, all are DEI champions on the local, national, and international stage.

1:00–3:00 pm

Sharpening Teamwork and Communication Skills

K. Fowler, V. Chernyak, E. Hecht, C. Grabowski, S. Wang, A. Fung

May 1, 1:00–3:00 pm

Soft skills—skills related to one’s function in a team—are crucial to professional success, yet are rarely formally taught. This course delivers a welcome overview of applicable topics, including intricacies of team dynamics, psychology of interpersonal communication, nuances of email, relationship between communication styles and leadership skills, inclusive team environments, and “imposter syndrome.”

Code Stroke: What Every Radiologist Should Know

J. Heit, A. Kuner, A. Chatterjee, A. Vagal

May 1, 1:00–3:00 pm

Offering a current, guideline-based review of acute stroke imaging, course faculty are expert diagnostic and interventional neuroradiologists with extensive experience in both imaging evaluation and endovascular treatment of patients with acute ischemic stroke. In addition, this session discusses the evolving role of the radiologist in the era of automated and AI-enhanced stroke imaging.

Cranial Nerve Imaging: From the Least to the Last

in partnership with the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology

G. Avey, R. Lobo, H. Kelly, M. Hagiwara, M. Agarwal, B. Hamilton, A. Srinivasan

May 1, 1:00–3:00 pm

Due to their small nature and complex pathways inside the brain and skull base, cranial nerve imaging can be a daunting task. Presenting a thorough review of the anatomy and pathologies involving cranial nerves to reinforce and revise participant knowledge, at the conclusion of this session, attendees will feel much more comfortable evaluating these studies in daily practice.

Imaging in the ICU, Part I

M. Parker, B. Zalta, L. Rezai, C. White, T. Bang

May 1, 1:00–3:00 pm

The first part of this practicum on applied radiology for critical care units focuses on the utility of imaging modalities—everything from portable radiography for life support and ultrasound for bedside diagnoses to CT for more complex decision making—when encountering specific clinical scenarios in critically ill patients.

Resident Symposium, Part I: Leadership, Fellowships, and Work-Life Balance

F. Baffour, J. Fried, N. Hoven, A. Khanna, A. Norbash

May 1, 1:00–3:00 pm

Developed by imaging’s most esteemed educators—via direct requests from the ARRS Resident Advisory Subcommittee—the first of these four, 30-minute lectures focuses on enhancing leadership abilities and interview skills, fully understanding the fellowship process, and addressing specific concerns regarding work-life balance for radiology trainees.

3:30–5:30 pm

Imaging in the ICU, Part II

A. Krishnaraj, A. Smith, M. Jhaveri, E. Stein, V. Lakticova

May 1, 3:30–5:30 pm

The second part of this seminar on practical imaging for intensive care units continues the multimodality examination of a variety of life-threatening injuries and illnesses involving different organ systems, focusing on radiology’s place within a multidisciplinary team of critical medicine professionals—including the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reading Cases With the Experts: An Interactive Session

J. Ko, P. Pickhardt, M. Murphey, E. Lee

May 1, 3:30–5:30 pm

Internationally acclaimed lecturers in major radiology subspecialties, including thoracic, abdominal, musculoskeletal, and pediatric imaging, enhance the educational value of this session with a collaborative approach to case review.

Multimodality Approach to Epilepsy and Dementia

L. Eisenmenger, G. Choudhary, P. Kuo, A. Grayev, C. Wright

May 1, 3:30–5:30 pm

Relevant clinical cases highlight this thorough course review of the anatomic, functional, and molecular imaging of patients with epilepsy and dementia, including neurodegeneration findings and hybrid imaging.

Practical Applications of Computational Science in Musculoskeletal Imaging

M. Chalian, J. Fritz, O. Khalilzadeh, K. Magudia, P. Yi, O. Ashikyan, H. Garner

May 1, 3:30–5:30 pm

Examining how recent advances impact clinical practice, this course surveys solutions aimed at detection and classification of arthritic and other disease processes of the musculoskeletal system, focusing on AI’s increased acquisition speed and resolution quality for MR images. Participants will also discuss AI biases and potential pitfalls.

Resident Symposium, Part II: Fellowship Directors Panel

D. Wolfman, M. Hagiwara, A. O’Connell, C. Tiegs-Heiden, M. Vakil

May 1, 3:30–5:30 pm

Turning to those topics of interest for in-training radiologists too rarely covered in other forums, this ARRS Resident Advisory Subcommittee-curated lecture series concludes with a full hour of expert panel discussion, a Q&A session featuring multiple fellowship directors, as well as dedicated time for social interaction and professional networking.

Conquering Mid-Career Malaise: What to Do Now You’re Associate Professor

C. Glastonbury, H. Bedi, C. Chung, T. Kennedy, J. Kruskal

May 1, 3:30–5:30 pm

The transition from trainee to independent radiologist represents a pivotal time full of opportunities and challenges. Whereas most residents and fellows have benefitted from outstanding clinical education, their nonclinical professional education is likely more variable. This session covers professional skills critical to trainees and junior attending radiologists with the opportunity to ask questions of knowledgeable experts representing both the academic and private practice environments.