Continuing Medical Education

Duke Radiology at Walt Disney World 2017

Disney’s Grand Floridian, Lake Buena Vista, Florida



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.


We are pleased to offer Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) 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 who performs abdominal, cardiothoracic, musculoskeletal, and neuroradiologic and nuclear medicine imaging examinations.


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

  • Identify and discuss the latest modalities and techniques being used in the field of Diagnostic Radiology.
  • Discuss differential diagnoses of common disease processes as they are seen on radiologic images.
  • Demonstrate compliance with various governing agencies to sustain accreditation, licensing and board certificate requirements.

For more information contact:
Debbie Griffin
Department of Radiology, Box 3808
Duke University Medical Center
919-684-7228 –


Jared Christensen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology 

Rajan Gupta, M.D.
Associate Professsor of Radiology 

Jenny Hoang, MBBS
Associate Professor of Radiology

Olga James, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology

James Ronald, M.D.
Medical Instructor

Nicholas Said, M.D., MBA
Medical Instructor



Sunday, November 5, 2017
7:30 a.m.         Temporal Bones – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

8:00 a.m.         Lung Nodule Management – Jared Christensen, M.D.

8:45 a.m.         PET/CT of the Chest – Case review – Olga James, M.D.

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

10:00 a.m.       F-18 FDG PET/CT in Lymphoma

10:45 a.m.       Extramuscoal Space Masses – Jenny Hoang

11:30 a.m.       Diagnostic Approach to Mediastinal Disease – Jared Christensen, M.D.

12:15 p.m.       Sinonasal Imaging – Jenny Hoang

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

Monday, November 6, 2017
7:30 a.m.         Women’s Imaging:  Molecular Imaging Perspective – Olga James, M.D.

8:15 a.m.         Lung Cancer Screening – Jared Christensen, M.D.

9:00 a.m.         Incidental Thyroid Nodules – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

9:45 a.m.         Q&A
10:00 a.m.       Break

10:15 a.m.       Neuroendocrine Tumors – Olga James, M.D.

11:00 a.m.       Postoperative Thoracic Aorta – Jared Christensen, M.D.

11:30 a.m.       Head & Neck Emergencies – Jenny Hoang, MBBS

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

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7:30 a.m.         GU Malignancies – Rajan Gupta, M.D.

8:15 a.m.         MRI & US of the Hand, Fingers, Thumb – Part 1 – Nicholas Said, M.D., MBA

9:00 a.m.         Central Venous Recanalization – James Ronald, M.D.

9:45 a.m.         Q&A
10:00 a.m.       Break

10:15 a.m.       MRI & US of the Hand, Fingers, Thumb – Part 2 – Nicholas Said, M.D., MBA

11:00 a.m.       Multiparametric MRI of the Prostate – Rajan Gupta, M.D.

11:45 a.m.      Imaging and Intervention for Abdominal and Pelvic Venous Insufficiency –
James Ronald, M.D.

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

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
7:30 a.m.         Complications of Common IR Procedures – James Ronald, M.D.

8:15 a.m.         Liver Malignancies – Rajan Gupta, M.D.

8:45 a.m.         Postsurgical Imaging of the Knee and Shoulder – Nicholas Said, M.D., MBA

9:00 a.m.         Imaging Findings After Interventional Oncology Procedures – James Ronald, M.D.

9:45 a.m.         Q&A
10:00 a.m.       Break

10:15 a.m.       Practical Approach to MRI with Hepatobiliary Specific Contrast –
Rajan Gupta, M.D.

10:45 a.m.       Musculoskeletal Interesting Cases – Nicholas Said, M.D., MBA

11:30 a.m.       Innovative Solutions for Abdominal/Pelvic MR Protocol Optimization –
Rajan Gupta, M.D.

12:00 noon      Q&A
12:15 p.m.       Adjourn Meeting



Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa transports guests into a world of lavish decor, pampered luxury and stately elegance. From it’s distinctive lobby to the ultimate in five-diamond dining at Victoria & Albert’s the crown jewel of Disney Resorts immerses you in the graciousness of a bygone era.

Group rates for this meeting: $360 single/double. These rates are in effect until Monday, October 9, 2017 or until the room block is filled and are subject to applicable local taxes (12.5%). A deposit of one night’s rate plus taxes is required. Upgraded room categories and group room rates may be available 3 nights pre and post meeting depending upon availability. Complimentary Magical Express transfers are included in room rate.

Reservations can be made by calling (407)824-1383 and reference Duke Radiology.  If you have any issues booking into the block please contact Emily Dunn at or 336-499-6705 for assistance.

Guests can learn more about the resort, purchase tickets, plan Fastpasses, learn about extra luxuries around property and much more prior to their arrival.  Please see the link below to visit our custom site and let the magic begin!


Registration fee is $895 for physicians on or before October 5, 2017 ($795 for Duke Radiology alumni / $695 for intraining/military/VA/retirees/Non-MD).   After October 5, 2017 there is a $75 late fee making the registration $970/$870/$770 respectively.  The registration fee includes tuition, continental breakfast and refreshment breaks.  The fee is payable with check to “Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners” or by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover.  There is a $100 administrative fee for cancellation.  No refund within 14 days of first day of meeting.

In an effort to be more environmentally conscious, we will only distribute syllabi electronically.  You are encouraged to bring your laptop or electronic device to follow along.  Registrants will be provided with a printable version via the mobile app if they wish to print their own.

Register online (using the button below) or send registration to:

Emily Dunn
Aladdin Travel & Meeting Planners
301 North Main Street, Suite 2602
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
(336) 499-6705 or 1-800-849-1680 Ext. 705
Fax (336) 499-6774

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