Hot Topics in Breast Imaging

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  • 15 CME AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and SA-CME
  • Video Online / On Demand
  • Certificate Included

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A balanced program of case and didactic presentations, covers Tomosynthesis, Ultrasound, MRI, and multimodality approaches with practical details; includes biopsy, and breast imaging issues you face every day. Includes timely technology for synthetic 2D imaging for your tomosynthesis practice.

Modality focus/multimodality coverage:
  • Tomosynthesis > 8 hr
  • MRI > 8 hr
  • US > 8 hr
Register and start your participation anytime. You control the pace of study. Online/On-demand, participation is fast and efficient. Start when you please. Work on at your convenience, on your own schedule (start, stop, fast-forward, rewind). Print your certificate online.


Digital Breast Tomosynthesis with Dr. Ojeda-Fournier
Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD
After a brief overview, Dr. Ojeda-Fournier systematically shares her seasoned experience through examples: detecting cancer, and making such points as reducing callback for cysts and fibroadenomas. She also illustrates limitations to DBT.

2-D Mammography Synthesized from Tomosynthesis: Strengths, Pitfalls, Artifacts
Sona A. Chikarmane, MD
In addition to reviewing artifacts on SM versus field digital mammography, Dr. Chikarmane also explores the weaknesses of SM and highlights the strengths.


Breast MRI Bootcamp
Susan C. Harvey, MD
A concise, yet comprehensive review of the basics, emphasizing precise use of current BI-RADS ® descriptors, with applications.

Spectrum of Clustered Ring Enhancement (CRE) on Breast MRI: Malignancies and their Mimics
Sona A. Chikarmane, MD
She shares her insight and experience, tempered by the literature, by using select practical illustrations intended to show key distinctions among findings.

Breast MRI: Evolution to Current Cases
Robert Jared Weinfurtner MD
MRI is highly effective in screening high-risk patients. Dr. Weinfurtner provides the background you need and shows you how to interpret your examinations in a clinical context.

Name that Enhancement: Characteristic Patterns of Residual Disease Seen on Breast MRI in Post-Lumpectomy Patients with Positive Surgical Margins
Sujay Sheth, MD
In managing patients with positive margins after lumpectomy it may be appropriate in current practice to use MRI to assess residual disease and plan for further management. Dr. Sheth discusses MR findings in such patients.


Breast Ultrasound with Dr. Gundry
Kathleen Gundry, MD
The Role of Breast Ultrasound, presented by Kathleen Gundry, MD, focuses on significant, practical techniques of ultrasound and BI-Rads findings on ultrasound.

Breast Interventions - how I do it:

Breast Ultrasound with Dr. Harvey
Susan C. Harvey, MD
A concise, yet comprehensive review of the basics, emphasizing precise use of BI-RADS ® descriptors, with applications.

Breast Biopsy: Techniques and Tips
Nancy Murphy MD
Dr. Murphy shares practical experience, focusing on efficient use of ultrasound in breast biopsy. She shows you how, and details equipment and patient comfort measures.

Interventional Techniques with Ultrasound, Stereotactic and MR Guidance
Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD
Mandatory qualifications and crucial tips and techniques are included for Ultrasound, Stereotactic and MRI modalities

Practice Management:

What is new in BI-RADS 5th Edition
Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD
Dr. Ojeda-Fournier uses clinical images and management tables to teach the precise use of the BI-RADS to improve your patient care.

Medical Legal Aspects of Breast Imaging: Practical Advice for Interpretation
Kathleen Gundry, MD
With prevalent examples, interesting statistics, and practical solutions, this program gives you the knowledge and insight you need to prevent malpractice.

Special issues:

The Altered Breast
Kathleen Gundry, MD
Dr. Gundry explains breast changes due to reduction, cosmetic augmentation, or post treatment reconstruction.

Optional free add on:
The 30-year Effort to Deny Women Access to Mammography Screening
Daniel B. Kopans MD
Without screening, there is little reason to image the breast. Tomosynthesis and other improvements depend on appropriate screening. Dr. Kopans presents the evidence you need to know for the American Cancer Society and ACR screening mammography recommendations, compared with controversial new guidelines that may restrict mammography, the only test for breast cancer that is proven to save lives in randomized controlled trials.

Haydee Ojeda-Fournier, MD
Professor of Clinical Radiology
Chief of Breast Imaging

Kathleen Gundry, MD
Director of Breast Imaging
Grady Memorial Hospital
Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Emory University School of Medicine

Sujay Sheth, MD
Adjunct Clinical Faculty
University of California, San Fransisco

Robert Jared Weinfurtner MD
Assistant Member
Department of Diagnostic Imaging
Moffitt Cancer Center
Assistant Professor
Department of Oncologic Sciences
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Sona A. Chikarmane, MD
Department of Radiology
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Susan C. Harvey, MD
Director, Breast Imaging Division
The Russel H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Nancy Murphy MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
James A Haley VA Hospital
Assistant Professor
University of South Florida


  • Applications for Credit Accepted Through – 9/15/2020
  • Release Date – 9/15/2017
  • Updated and Reviewed – hide
  • Estimated Time to Complete: 15 hours
  • You control the pace of study. Start and stop access anytime.
  • Download certificate when you complete.

 Physicians (ACCME):

Efficiency Learning Systems, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Efficiency Learning Systems, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with SA-CME for MOC.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Expert opinion and guidance is needed in evolution of Multi-Modality breast imaging, breast care practice, and breast imaging technology.
  1.  Review the required information: target audience, learning objectives and disclosure information.
  2.  Complete the entire activity.
  3.  Successfully pass the post test with a minimum score of 80%.
  4. Complete the evaluation and claim your certificate. *Note: When participants successfully pass the test, ELS will send the Claim Credit Instructions
This course has been designed for Physicians, Radiologists, and other licensed health care providers who participate in breast care or imaging.

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

  1. Apply results of breast care-imaging research to clinical practice.
  2. Appraise the potential of tomosynthesis innovations and advances to enhance clinical practice and problem-solving.
  3. Apply knowledge and skills relevant to clinical practice of breast care-imaging.
  4. Evaluate the results of breast imaging quality improvement measures to improve patient care.
  5. Practice using personalized breast imaging examination reports that comply with BI-RADS™ structure to facilitate communication among the breast care team, scalable multicenter research, and individual outcomes assessment.
  6. Evaluate practical approaches to breast intervention for adaptation to local practice.

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