2017 Advanced Hands-on Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop

Advanced Hands-on Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop
Friday, March 31, 2017
Orange County Convention Center, Room W308 CD
Orlando, Florida

Click here to register for the Advanced Thyroid Ultrasound Workshop.  Please note, registration for this workshop is through Endocrine Society.  Any questions regarding registration should be directed to ENDO@xpressreg.net.

7:00–7:30 AM  Registration & Breakfast
7:30–7:45 AM Welcome & Introduction
7:45–8:10 AM   Understanding Ultrasound Principles & Physics to Optimize Imaging
Lawrence Kim, MD
8:10–8:35 AM Normal Head & Neck Ultrasound Anatomy
Jennifer Sipos, MD
8:35–9:05 AM  Challenges in Sonographic Assessment of Thyroid Nodules
Susan Mandel, MD, MPH
9:05–9:30 AM Ultrasound Interpretation of Non-Thyroid Neck Pathology
Kevin Brumund, MD
9:30–9:45 AMQ&A and Panel Discussion
9:45–10:00 AM BREAK
10:00–10:25 AM  Sonographic Assessment of Cervical Lymph Nodes
Peter Mazzaglia, MD
10:25–10:45 AM Ultrasound of the Vocal Cords
Denise Carneiro-Pla, MD
10:45–11:10 AM Ultrasonography for Parathyroid Localization
Carmen Solorzano, MD
11:10–11:45 AM Use of Ultrasound for Thyroid Cancer Surgical Planning
Scott Wilhelm, MD
11:45 AM–12:00 PM  Q&A and Panel Discussion
12:00–12:15 PM Live Patient Demonstration: Scanning Technique
Susan Mandel, MD, MPH
Denise Carneiro-Pla, MD
12:15–1:00 PM  LUNCH
For the afternoon session, attendees will split into two groups. One group will attend an additional didactic session with an interactive activity and the other group with go to the hands-on session. The groups will switch after 2 hours.
1:00–3:00 PM   Group 1: ARS Activity in Lecture Room
  1. Thyroiditis/ATA Risk Category
    Mark Lupo, MD
  2. Lymph Nodes/Microcalcifications
    Denise Carneiro-Pla, MD

Group 2: Demonstration

8 small groups of 5 attendees will cycle though 4 activities for 30 minutes each. Overall Supervision: Maybe an endo you trust to oversee the hands-on.

  1. Live Patient Demonstrations: Benign Thyroid Diagnosis
    Jennifer Sipos, MD
    Giuseppe Barbesino, MD
  2. Live Patient Demonstrations: Malignant Thyroid Diagnosis
    Kevin Brumund, MD
    Lawrence Kim, MD
  3. Fine-Needle Aspiration Practice on Phantom Models
    Jason Gaglia, MD, MMSc
    Stephanie Lee, MD, PhD
  4. Cytology and Slide Preparation
    Nicole Massoll, MD
3:00–3:15 PM    BREAK
3:15–5:15 PM    GROUPS ROTATE
5:15 PM Adjourn

If you have questions about the schedule, please contact
AAES Headquarters at 859-402-9810 or info@endocrinesurgery.org.