Continuing Medical Education

Advanced Imaging in the Islands 2019

The Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands



We are pleased to offer Self-Assessment Modules which meet the American Board of Radiology’s criteria for self-assessment activities in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program.


This course has been designed for the radiologist interested in gaining a greater knowledge and understanding of advances in diagnostic imaging, specifically implementing a multidisciplinary approach to education via a combination of experts from Duke’s Divisions of Abdominal Imaging, Cardiothoracic Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine.


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

  • Discuss the newest imaging techniques and modalities being used to diagnose various abnormalities in the abdominal, cardiothoracic, musculoskeletal and central nervous system.
  • Implement the latest protocols for PET/CT and MRI as well as the newest contrast agents for MRI and tracers being used for PET/CT

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.

Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this Advanced Imaging in the Islands 2019 activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Jared Christensen, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology

Rajan Gupta, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology
Director, Radiology CME

Jenny Hoang, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology

Peter Kranz, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology

Nicholas Said, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Terence Wong, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology


Monday, February 18, 2019

7:30 a.m.         Prostate Cancer – Rajan Gupta, MD

8:15 a.m.         New PET Tracers for Neuroendocrine Tumors and Prostate Cancer –
Terence Wong, MD, PhD

8:45 a.m.         Head Trauma – Peter Kranz, MD

9:30 a.m.         Q& A
9:45 a.m.         Break

10:00 a.m.       GU Malignancies – Rajan Gupta, MD

10:30 a.m.       White Matter Disease – Peter Kranz, MD

11:00 a.m.       PET Imaging in Dementia – Terence Wong, MD, PhD

11:30 a.m.       Brain Hemorrhage – Peter Kranz, MD

12:15 p..m.       Optimizing PET/CT Protocols – Terence Wong, MD, PhD

12:45 p.m.       Q&A
1:00 p.m.        Adjourn 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

7:30 a.m.         MRI of Cardiac Masses – Jared Christensen, MD

8:15 a.m.         MRI of Wrist – Nicholas Said, MD

9:00 a.m.        The Myelopathic Patient – Peter Kranz, MD

9:30 a.m.         Q& A
9:45 a.m.         Break

10:00 a.m.       Postsurgical Shoulder – Nicholas Said, MD

10:30 a.m.       Postoperative Spine – Peter Kranz, MD

11:15 a.m.       Postsurgical Knee – Nicholas Said, MD

11:45 a.m.       Lung Nodule Management – Jared Christensen, MD

12:30 p.m.       Q&A
11:45 p.m.       Adjourn

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

7:30 a.m.         Sinus Disease – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

8:15 a.m.         MR Contrast Agents – Rajan Gupta, MD

8:45 a.m.         Acute Aortic Syndromes – Jared Christensen, MD

9:30 a.m.         Q& A
9:45 a.m.         Break

10:00 a.m.      Liver Malignancies – Rajan Gupta, MD

10:30 a.m.      Lung Cancer Screening – Jared Christensen, MD

11:15 a.m.        MR Protocol Optimization – Rajan Gupta, MD

11:45 a.m.       Temporal Bones, Jenny Hoang, MBBS

12:30 noon      Q&A
12:45 p.m.       Adjourn 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

7:30 a.m.        Thyroid Incidental Findings – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

8:15 a.m.        Nuclear Medicine Artifacts & Pitfalls – Terence Wong, MD, PhD

9:00 a.m.        Simple IT Solutions – Nicholas Said, MD

9:30 a.m.         Q& A
9:45 a.m.         Break

10:00 a.m.       Head & Neck Emergencies – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

10:45 a.m.       PET/CT of Head, Neck and Thorax – Terence Wong, MD, PhD

11:30 a.m.        MRI of Hand and Fingers – Nicholas Said, MD

12:15 p.m.      Q&A
12:30 p.m.         Adjourn



Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman

Rooms are being held at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman for this meeting from Saturday, February 16 through Saturday, February 23 until the cutoff date of Monday, January 14, 2019 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 sixty dollar ($60.00) 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 January 17, 2019 or $970 after January 17, 2019.   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 7, 2019 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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