Pool Society Weekend
Department of Radiology and
Division of Professional and Community Education
**This course has been approved for ASRT credit**
Conference accredited for 15 CME hours
A Teacher First...
The W. H. Pool Jr. Society was formed in 2005 to honor the contributions of Dr. W. H. Pool Jr., Professor Emeritus and chair of the Georgia Health Sciences University Department of Radiology from 1974-87. Dr. Pool, a 1952 Medical College of Georgia graduate, completed his residency at Georgia Health Sciences University, then served on the faculty for all but two years from 1957-90. The senior class of the Medical College of Georgia presented him with Teaching Excellence Awards each year from 1968-71. He was also noted as an excellent educator by the radiology residents of the class of 1989 and the family medicine residents of the class of 1985.
This course will offer lectures about the diagnosis, imaging and treatment of breast cancer.
This course should enable participants to:
• Discuss indications and options for imaging breast cancer
• Review the role of interdisciplinary approach to breast cancer care
This course is designed for diagnostic radiologists, dosimetrists and therapists and other health care professionals.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Category A Credit is pending approval from the ASRT.
Pool Society lectures are supported by the Dr. John Scott Coleman Lecture Fund and the MCG Foundation.
Location: Sessions will be held in the
GRU Alumni Center
|Saturday, August 24, 2013 (8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.)|
|7:55||Welcome and Introduction to Course|
|8:00||Dr. Jerry Allison Medical Physics Lecture: Physics of Digital Mammography –Dr. Andrew Karellas|
|9:00||Pathology of Breast Cancer –Dr. Natasha Savage|
|10:00||Work-Up of Palpable and Non-Palpable Mass(es) of the Breast –Dr. Alfred Watson|
|11:15||Focused Breast Ultrasound of Solid and Cystic Mass(es) –Dr. Alfred Watson|
|12:15||Mammography Unknown Case –Dr. Jamie Edwards
(Lunch provided during lecture)
|1:15||Breast MRI Imaging and Biopsy –Dr. Kathleen R. Gundry|
|2:30||Breast Calcifications: Which to Biopsy? –Dr. Kathleen R. Gundry|
|3:30||Digital Mammography and Tomosynthesis –Dr. Karen Panzitta|
|4:30||Breast Asymmetry, Architectural Distortion and Increased Parenchymal/Trabecular Pattern –Dr. Alfred Watson|
|Sunday, August 25, 2013 (7 a.m.–1:15 p.m.)|
|7:00||Surgical Management of Breast Cancer –Dr. Edward J. Kruse|
|8:00||Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy –Dr. Shefali Shah|
|9:00||Work-Up and Management of Questionable and Pre-Cancer Lesions –Dr. Alfred Watson|
|10:15||Imaging and Treatment of Male Breast Disease –Dr. Alfred Watson|
|11:15||Medical Legal/Risk, Management and Prevention of Risk –Dr. Alfred Watson|
|12:15||Health Care Social Media and Breast Cancer –Dr. James Rawson|
James V. Rawson, M.D., FACR, Warren Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology, Augusta University
Kathleen R. Gundry, M.D., Director, Grady Breast Imaging, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Andrew Karellas, PhD., FAAPM, FACR, Professor of RadiologyDirector of Radiological Physics, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts
Alfred B. Watson, Jr., M.D., Professor of Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
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Jamie Edwards, D.O., Resident, Department of Radiology
Edward J. Kruse, D.O., Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
Karen C. Panzitta, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Radiology
Natasha M. Savage, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
Shefali Shah, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology
REGISTRATION AND FEE
The registration fee includes a course syllabus containing supplemental material.
Annual Pool Society membership dues of $600 allow attendance at the fall conference (August 2013) and spring course (March 2014).
Non-members may register for a single meeting for $400.
Member physicians may bring staff members to the lectures for an additional $50 each.
Advanced registration is requested. An administrative fee of $75 will be retained on all refunds. No refunds will be given after the course has begun. Augusta University cannot reimburse airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties.
Pool Society Member
$600 (includes registration fees for fall and spring meetings)
$50 each when accompanied by a physician
$400 (single meeting)
$125 each (two days)
|Non-member staff||$75 each (one day only)|
FOUR CONVENIENT WAYS TO REGISTER
with payment by credit card
Call the Division of Professional and
The Division of Professional and Community Education of Augusta University complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act. If you require special services, facilities or dietary considerations (vegetarian or otherwise) to support your participation in this continuing education activity, contact the conference coordinator at 800-221-6437 or 706-721-3967.
Although every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room, everyone’s comfort zones vary. Please bring a jacket or light wrap for your comfort.