Continuing Medical Education

Advanced Imaging in the Islands 2018

The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman Island


Self-Assessment Modules as qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certificate Program will be offered.



In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the health care team.

For more information, please feel free to contact:Debbie Griffin
Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center
919-684-7228 or



Brian Allen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Daniel Barboriak, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology

Caroline Carrico, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology

Joseph Mammarappallil, M.D., PhD
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Rendon Nelson, M.D.
Professor of Radiology

Emily Vinson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology


Monday, February 19, 2018
7:30 a.m.              MRI of the KneeEmily Vinson, M.D.
8:15 a.m.              Airway Disease – Joseph Mammarappallil, M.D., PhD
9:00 a.m.              Acute Pancreatitis – Rendon Nelson, M.D.
9:30 a.m.              Q&A
9:45 a.m.              Break
10:00 a.m.           Radiation Dose Reduction in MDCTRendon Nelson, M.D.
10:30 a.m.           MRI of the ShoulderEmily Vinson, M.D.
11:15 a.m.           Acute Aortic SyndromesJoseph Mammarappallil, M.D., PhD
12:00 noon          Dual Energy MDCT of Abdomen and PelvisRendon Nelson, M.D.
12:30 p.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn for Day

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
7:30 a.m.              Pediatric Bone Lesions – Metaphyseal FocusCaroline Carrico, M.D.
8:00 a.m.              Approach to Pelvis Masses – Brian Allen, M.D.
8:45 a.m.              Neuroanatomy for CT and MRDaniel Barboriak, M.D.
9:30 a.m.              Q&A
9:45 a.m.              Break
10:00 a.m.           Malrotation of Bowel – Caroline Carrico, M.D.
10:30 a.m.           Solid Renal NeoplasmsBrian Allen, M.D.
11:15 a.m.           Newborn ChestCaroline Carrico, M.D
11:45 a.m.           Diffusion Imaging – Daniel Barboriak, M.D.
12:30 p.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn for Day

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

7:30 a.m.              Focal Hepatic Lesion in Non-Cirrhotic Patient – Rendon Nelson, M.D.
8:00 a.m.              Basics of Cardiac CT – Joseph Mammarappallil, M.D., PhD
8:45 a.m.              MRI of the Ankle – Emily Vinson, M.D.
9:30 a.m.              Q&A
9:45 a.m.              Break
10:00 a.m.           Focal Hepatic Lesion in Cirrhotic Patient – Rendon Nelson, M.D.
10:30 a.m.           “No Touch” Thoracic Intervention Lesions – Joseph Mammarappallil, M.D., PhD
11:15 a.m.           Abdominal Interesting Case Conference – Rendon Nelson, M.D.
11:45 a.m.           Interesting MSK Cases – Emily Vinson, M.D.
12:30 p.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn for Day

Thursday, February 22, 2018
7:30 a.m.              Imaging of Stroke On Call – Daniel Barboriak, M.D.
8:15 a.m.              Vascular Malformations and Hemangiomas – Caroline Carrico, M.D.
8:45 a.m.              Prostate Cancer – Brian Allen, M.D.
9:30 a.m.              Q&A
9:45 a.m.              Break
10:00 a.m.           Pediatric Biliary Disease – Caroline Carrico, M.D.
10:30 a.m.           Urothelial Cancer – Brian Allen, M.D.
11:15 a.m.           Newborn Bowel Obstruction – Caroline Carrico, M.D.
11:45 a.m.           Brain Tumors – Daniel Barboriak, M.D.
12:30 a.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn Meeting



Rooms are being held at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman for this meeting from Saturday, February 17 through Saturday, February 24 until the cutoff date of Wednesday, January 17, 2018 or until the block is full.  This group rate will be offered up to three days pre and three days post event dates, based upon availability in the room category requested.  Group room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13%) and service fee (currently 10%) in effect at the time of check in.

Run of Resort $599 single/double
Oceanfront $869 single/double

In addition to the room rate is a fifty dollar ($50.00) resort fee charged per room/per day.  The resort fee covers the following wide variety of additional services and activities provided for your enjoyment.

  • High speed and wireless internet access in guest room and public spaces (including the meeting space)
  • Use of laptop computers set up in the Silver Palm Lounge
  • Morning coffee and tea and local newspapers in the Silver Palm Lounge near the stairs leading to the oceanfront pool
  • Access to the PressReader App
  • Local phone calls
  • Use of the fitness center and daily fitness classes including cardio, yoga and Pilates
  • Use of the Silver Rain, a La Prairie Spa, facilities including steam rooms, saunas and whirlpool
  • Access to the floating Aqua Lounge dining tables and Aqua Bed lounges
  • Snorkeling lessons from our water sports experts daily at 10:30 a.m.
  • Use of water sport toys including kayaks, standing paddle boards, snorkeling gear, water tricycle, floating rafts, paddle boats and water hammocks
  • Introductory sailing lessons
  • Use of the Ambassadors of the Environment by Jean-Michel Cousteau turtle splash pool
  • Use of the Blue Tip golf course chipping and putting green
  • Use of the hitting area at The Courts by Bollettieri
  • Nightly movies under the stars on the big screen next to Periwinkle
  • Access to a comprehensive DVD library for in room viewing
  • Valet parking
  • Children 5 years and under eat free

To make reservations, call 1-800-933-3859 and reference Duke Department of Radiology – CME meeting

If you are interested in an upgraded or different room type other than what is blocked, please contact Emily Dunn at or 336-499-6705 for assistance.


Registration fee is $895 on or before Febuary 19, 2018 or $970 after February 19, 2018.   The fee is payable by check made out to Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners or by visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.  There is a $100 administrative fee for cancellation.  Written notification of cancellation must be received by February 5, 2018 to receive refund.

Printed syllabus will not be available.  All material will be distributed electronically.  A printer-friendly version will be made available prior to the course for anyone who wishes to print it for themselves.

If you have questions regarding meeting registration please contact Emily Dunn at Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners 336-499-6705 or

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