Continuing Medical Education

Duke Radiology in the Islands 2018

The Ritz Carlton Aruba, Palm Beach, Aruba Dutch Caribbean


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




David Enterline, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology

Clyde Helms, M.D.
Consulting Professor of Radiology

Karen Johnson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Charles Kim, M.D.
Associate Professor of Radiology

Charles Maxfield, M.D.
Professor of Radiology

Erik Paulson, M.D.
Professor & Chairman of Radiology


*Lecture schedule subject to change

Monday, January 15, 2018
7:30 a.m.             Acute Abdomen – Erik Paulson, M.D.
8:00 a.m.            Cross Sectional Venography – Charles Kim, M.D.
8:45 a.m.             Small Bowel Obstruction – Erik Paulson, M.D.
9:15 a.m.              Breast Imaging – Young, Pregnant, Male – Karen Johnson, M.D.
10:00 a.m.           Q&A
10:15 a.m.            Break
10:30 a.m.           Molecular Subtypes of Breast Cancer – Karen Johnson, M.D.
11:15 a.m.            Incidental Findings – Charles Kim, M.D.
12:00 noon         Incidental Liver Lesions – Erik Paulson, M.D.
12:30 p.m.          Q&A
12:45 p.m.          Adjourn for Day

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
7:30 a.m.              Renal AblationCharles Kim, M.D.
8:00 a.m.              Brain Tumor ImagingDavid Enterline, M.D.
8:45 a.m.              Shoulder – Part 1 – Clyde Helms, M.D.
9:30 a.m.              Q&A
9:45 a.m.              Break
10:00 a.m.           Shoulder – Part 2Clyde Helms, M.D.
10:45 a.m.           Hepatic Ablation Therapies – Charles Kim, M.D.
11:30 a.m.           Stroke Imaging and TreatmentDavid Enterline, M.D
12:00 noon          Hepatic EmbolotherapiesCharles Kim, M.D.
12:30 p.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn for Day

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
7:30 a.m.              Management of High Risk Breast PathologyKaren Johnson, M.D.
8:00 a.m.              Pediatric ChestCharles Maxfield, M.D.
8:30 a.m.              Incidental Pancreatic Cystic Lesions­Erik Paulson, M.D.
9:00 a.m.              Probably Benign Lesions­Karen Johnson, M.D.
9:30 a.m.              Q&A
9:45 a.m.              Break
10:00 a.m.           Imaging of Child AbuseCharles Maxfield, M.D.
10:30 a.m.           Pancreatic CancerErik Paulson, M.D.
11:00 a.m.           Imaging the Pediatric Elbow, Knee and HipCharles Maxfield, M.D.
11:30 a.m.           Abdominal Oncologic CasesErik Paulson, M.D.
12:00 noon          Breast MRIKaren Johnson, M.D.
12:30 p.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn for Day

Thursday, January 18, 2018
7:30 a.m.              Spine Imaging and InterventionDavid Enterline, M.D.
8:15 a.m.              Pediatric Imaging Emergencies – Charles Maxfield, M.D.
8:45 a.m.             Chronic Lateral Ankle PainClyde Helms, M.D.
9:30 a.m.             Radiation Risk and Dose – Charles Maxfield
10:00 a.m.           Q&A
10:15 a.m.            Break
1030 a.m.            Gadolinium DepositionDavid Enterline, M.D.
11:15 a.m.            Pediatric MRI – Technical Considerations – Charles Maxfield, M.D.
11:45 a.m.           Musculoskeletal Tumors – Clyde Helms, M.D.
12:30 a.m.           Q&A
12:45 p.m.           Adjourn Meeting



Overlooking the Caribbean Sea with miles of azure waters to explore, experience, surprise and delight at every turn is the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, one of the newest Aruba luxury hotels to rise along the island’s spectacular Palm Beach. With its exclusive location and remarkable offerings of dining, wellness and recreation,

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba makes each vacation experience more memorable than the last. Weddings and meetings, too, will leave an indelible impression when they unfold in this lush Caribbean setting, masterfully orchestrated by our dedicated event planning professionals. Our island paradise also features a 24-hour casino. With its pristine beaches and beautiful landscape, guests will revel in a new standard of luxury and elegance that characterizes one of the finest Aruba 5 star hotels.  Each of its 320 rooms offers a private balcony.

Group rates for this meeting are $559 for Run of Ocean or $699 for Run of Ocean Front.  All rates are subject to all applicable government taxes (currently 9.5%), taxable service charge (currently 14%) and a government mandated levy charge of $3.50 per occupied room in effect at the time of check in (all taxes and levies are subject to change).  The following charges also apply:  Bellman charge $10.00 round trip, per person/Housekeeping gratuity $5.00 per room per day.
The daily service charge includes:
Complimentary local welcome drink at check-in
Use of laptop computers in the Business Center
Local telephone calls
Newspaper App for smartphones and tablets
Complimentary 2MB internet access through the resort (Except in Meeting Rooms)
Access to spa facilities including steam, sauna and whirlpools
Use of Fitness Center and jacuzzi’s
Daily fitness classes (including Yoga, Zumba, Tai Chi on the beach)
Use of non-motorized water sports equipment, including kayaks, standing paddle boards and floating rafts
One time Spa skin consultation (advance reservation required)
Scheduled daily activities for the family (including sand castle building and culinary demonstrations)
Weekly movie night for Ritz Kids
Maximum occupancy is three adults or two adults and two children (under 18 years of age) per room.  Charges for rol-away beds and cribs may apply.  These rates will be available three (3) days prior and three (3) days after scheduled conference dates, subject to availability.  Rooms are being held at these rates until Wednesday, December 13, 2017 or until the room block is full.  To make reservations call 1-800-241-3333 and reference Duke 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.
When booking air, you want to choose flights in and out of Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA), located approximately 20 minutes from the resort. Taxis are readily available and cost approximately $25 per taxi plus luggage fees.  Alternatively, if you wish to explore the island on your own a rental car is suggested.


Registration fee is $895 on or before December 14, 2017 or $970 after December 14, 2017.   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 January 1, 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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