HealthManagement, Volume 15 - Issue 1, 2015

ECR Congress Preview

The 27th European Congress of Radiology 2015 opens in Vienna on 4 March, with over 20,000 delegates from 101 countries expected. This year also marks the 10th anniversary of the European Society of Radiology (ESR).

 

New for 2015

Many of the educational format sessions are organised according to the different levels of the European Training Curriculum for Radiology, providing a well-structured teaching programme for medical students, trainee radiographers, residents, general radiologists and subspecialty experts. New formats added for 2015 are the European Diploma Prep Sessions, ECR Academies and ECR Master Classes.

 

Delegates will also be able to vote online for the best paper awards.

 

Plenary Sessions

Wednesday 4 March

17:45–19:00

Opening Ceremony Presentation of Honorary Members

 

Thursday 5 March

12:15–12:45

Josef Lissner Honorary Lecture Is the ‘Art of Medicine’ dead in the era of population health management?

James A. Brink, Boston, USA

 

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen Honorary Lecture

Hybrid imaging: let the two worlds of radiology and nuclear medicine come together

Gerald Antoch, Düsseldorf, germany

 

Saturday 7 March

12:15–12:45

Nikola Tesla Honorary Lecture Brain tumour update 2015: What’s new and why you should care

Anne G. Osborn, USA

 

ESR/ EFRS meets…

Friday 6 M arch

10:30–12:00

ESR m eets germany

All Levels

Tradition goes digital: getting ready for the future

 

16:00–17:30

ESR meets the European Association of Urology

Level II + III

Prostate cancer session

 

Saturday 7 M arch, 10:30–12:00

ESR meets the Republic of Korea

Level II

CT in lung c ancer screening and COPD evaluation

 

Sunday 8 M arch, 10:30–12:00

ESR m eets Turkey

Special Focus Sessions

 

Thursday 5 March

08.30-10.00

Advanced applications in ultrasound

Level II

 

16:00–17:30

Breast imaging modalities: beyond the conventional

Level III

 

Saturday 7 M arch, 14.00-15.30

Cardiac C T: cutting edge techniques

Level III

 

Sunday 8 M arch, 08:30–10:00

Technolog y for suppor ting clinical research in radiology

Level II

Professional Challenges Sessions

 

Wednesday 4 March

16:00–17:30

Radiologist: imager or doctor?

Level II + III

 

What are the concrete benefits of structured reporting?

Level II

 

Thursday 5 March

08:30–10:00

Looking into the future of radiology

Level I + II

 

Imaging Biobanks: from genomic to radiomic in the era of personalised medicine

Level III

 

16.00-17.30

Integration of imaging biomarker activities on a European level

Level II

 

Imaging in population-based studies

Level II

 

Friday 6 March

08:30–10:00

Personalised medicine in radiology

Level II

 

16:00–17:30

European imaging in Europe: myth or reality?

Level III

 

Medicolegal aspects in daily practice

Level II

 

ECR Master Classes

Saturday 7 March, 16:00–17:30

Breast imaging: improving the information to women

Level III

 

Pros and Cons Session

Thursday 5 March, 16:00–17:30

Breast cancer: to screen or not to screen?

Level III

 

Refresher Courses

Wednesday 4 March, 08:30–10:00

Mobile IT in radiology

Level III

Saturday, 7 March

08:30–10:00

IT tools for dose t racking and workflow optimization

Level III

 

EuroSafe Imaging Sessions

Thursday 5 March

14:00–15:30

EuroSafe Imaging Session 1

Level I + II

Clinical decision support: making imaging referral guidelines work for patients, doctors and hospital managers

 

Friday 6 March

14:00–15:30

EuroSafe Imaging Session 2

All Levels

EuroSafe imaging call for action

Friday 6 March, 16:00–17:30

Refresher Course: good radiation and bad radiation? How to assess and communicate radiation risk to patients and referring physicians

Level III

 

Saturday 7 March

14:00–15:30

EuroSafe Imaging Session 3

Level II

Dose-tracking leads the way to dose-reduction

 

16:00–17:30

EuroSafe Imaging Session 4

All Levels

How can clinical audit enhance patient safety?

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