Graz Tutorial

Graz, Austria

21 – 25 October, 2024

Including

ESOR Course on Breast Imaging

Application deadline: 12 April 2024

What to expect

For one week participants are offered practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology.  Additional exposure to non-interpretory issues of the broader culture of radiology is provided, addressing radiologic education, departmental work-flow, quality assurance or administrative principles and qualities. The whole programme is performed by renowned faculty including local and invited speakers.

The aim of the ESOR Tutorials is to enhance the experience of young radiologists, residents in the late years of their training, and board-certified radiologists in their daily radiological routines through an intensive, week-long teaching program.

Your host

Prof. Dr Michael Fuchsjäger

Chairman, Department Radiology
Medical University of Graz

Venue will be announced soon!

Co-Organizers

Prof. Ritse Mann
Radboud University Medical Center

Prof. Thomas Helbich
Medical University of Vienna

In cooperation with

Accreditation

Applications have been made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for CME accreditation of ESOR Patient Communication Courses.

 

Learning Objectives

  • to learn and consolidate knowledge in imaging protocols for hip, ankle and foot
  • to learn how to diagnose and manage bone and soft tissue tumours and bone marrow diseases in children and adults
  • to know the role of imaging in the diagnosis and management of traumatic, degenerative and inflammatory diseases of hip, ankle and foot

Programme

GRAZ TUTORIAL

08:00 – 08:30

Registration

08:30 – 09:00

Opening

C. Enzinger, Graz/AT
Vice Rector of Medical University Graz

W. Köle, Graz/AT
Medical Director of University Hospital Graz

M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
Chairman, Department of Radiology

09:00 – 10:00

Welcome and introduction

M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

10:00  12:00

Guided tour through the University Hospital Graz
A. Kaufmann-Bühler, Graz/AT

E. Talakic, Graz/AT

12:00 – 13:00Lunch Break
13:00 – 13:45

Cardiac MRI – Basics
U. Reiter, Graz/AT

13:45 – 14:15

Acute coronary syndrome
J. Schmid, Graz/AT

14:15 – 14:45Chronic coronary heart disease
C. Reiter, Graz/AT
14:45 – 15:15

Pulmonary hypertension – imaging signs
G. Reiter, Graz/AT

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 – 17:15

Cardiac radiology – Expert cases: an interactive session
C. Reiter, Graz/AT

J. Schmid, Graz/AT

U. Reiter, Graz/AT

GRAZ TUTORIAL

07:15 – 08:00

Morning Conference of Radiology

08:00 – 10:00

Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology

10:00 – 10:45

Paediatric trauma imaging: present and future
S. Tschauner, Graz/AT

10:45 11:30Endovascular therapy of acute stroke: state-of-the-art
H. Deutschmann, Graz/AT
11:30 – 12:15Differential diagnosis of liver lesions in CT and MRI
E. Talakic, Graz/AT
12:15 – 13:15

Lunch break

13:15 – 14:00

Evaluation of bone tumours and soft tissue sarcomas
J. Igrec, Graz/AT

14:00 – 16:00

Mentoring session: short scientific presentations by participants with expert feedback
J. Schmid, Graz/AT

E. Talakic, Graz/AT

U. Reiter, Graz/AT

M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

15:15 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 17:45

CT & MRI film reading session
J. Elstner, Graz/AT

J. Igrec, Graz/AT

M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

ESOR COURSE ON BREAST IMAGING

08:00 – 09:45

Graz Tutorial
Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology

09:45 – 10:00

Welcome and introduction to the ESOR Course on Breast Imaging
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

10:00 – 10:30

Mammography – basics and interpretation
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

10:30 11:00Mammography screening – present and future
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT
11:00 – 11:30Pearls and pitfalls of DBT
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT
11:30 – 12:30

Mammography – DBT cases
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

12:30– 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 14:15US performance and reporting
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
14:15 – 14:45

Cystic and complex lesions
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

14:45 – 15:30

Artificial intelligence for breast imaging
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

ABUS in clinical practice
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL

16:30 – 18:00

Workshop: handheld ultrasound and ABUS – BI-RADS assessment and expert cases
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

 

ESOR COURSE ON BREAST IMAGING

08:00 – 10:00

Graz Tutorial
Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology

10:00 – 10:30

MRI protocols
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL

10:30 – 11:15

MRI reporting and BI-RADS
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT

11:15 12:00MRI screening
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT
12:00 – 12:30MRI staging and monitoring
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT
12:30 – 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 14:30Interactive MRI workshop I
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT
14:30 – 15:30

Interactive MRI workshop II
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30

Contrast enhanced mammography (CEM)
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT

16:30 – 18:00

CEM workshop
P. Clauser, Vienna/AT
T. Helbich, Vienna/AT

 

ESOR COURSE ON BREAST IMAGING

08:00 – 09:00

Graz Tutorial
Participation in the daily work of the department of radiology

09:00 – 09:45

US and stereotactic guided biopsy
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

09:45 – 10:15

MRI guided biopsy
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT

10:15 10:45Minimal invasive therapy
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT
10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30

US of the axilla
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK

11:30– 12:45

Hands-on ultrasound guided interventions I
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

12:45 – 13:45Lunch break
13:45 – 15:00

Hands-on ultrasound guided interventions II
R. Mann, Nijmegen/NL
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT
F. Kilburn-Toppin, Cambridge/UK
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

15:00 – 16:00

Case presentations
G. Adelsmayr, Graz/AT
J. Steiner, Graz/AT
M. Merdzo-Hörmann, Graz/AT

16:00 – 17:00

Quiz session
A. D’Angelo, Rome/IT; M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

17:00 – 17:30

Closing ceremony
M. Fuchsjäger, Graz/AT

Application deadline: Friday, 28 June 2024

how to apply

Please note:

In 2024, 12 places for radiologists from Eastern Europe* are available.

  1. The ESOR Graz Tutorial applies to residents in their late years of training and board-certified radiologists within 5 years of board certification.
  2. The ESOR Graz Tutorial is aimed at radiologists from Eastern European countries*.
  3. Previous exposure in any field of special interest is advantageous.
  4. Applicants must be fluent in English.
  5. Applicants must be members of the European Society of Radiology. If you are not a member yet, please go to https://www.myesr.org/membership and create your account. If your membership has expired, please renew it.
*Albania, Armenia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine

All applicants must provide the following documents
as a single PDF file:

01

Letter of Motivation

explaining personal interest in participating in the tutorial

02

03

Proof of resident status (download here) or proof of board certification

certification must be no more than 5 years old

04

Letter of Recommendation

from the head of department of the current training centre or a previously undertaken academic training

 

05

Language Profiency Confirmation

written by the head of department, stating that the applicant is proficient in English

or

English Language Certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, etc.)

Please submit your application per e-mail to pawel.pasek@myesr.org.

*Each candidate is required to submit the provided ESOR CV. Any application with another CV will not be considered. Please note that only complete applications can be considered. To apply for or renew your ESR membership please click here.

Selection Criteria

An Evaluation Committee at Medical University Graz will review all applications and select the most appropriate candidates taking into the account the following aspects:

  • the degree of motivation expressed in the Motivation Letter;
  • CV (hospital work, involvement in scientific presentations and/or teaching, publications, abstracts);
  • letter of recommendation;
  • involvement in previous ESOR/ECR activities;
  • track record of interest in breast imaging.

FEES

The registration fee for selected participants is 990EUR and covers the following:

 

  • hotel accommodation for six nights (single room)
  • breakfast, coffee breaks, lunches and welcome dinner
  • public transport pass for a week*
  • registration for the Tutorial including the ESOR Course on Breast Imaging
  • certificate of attendance
 
* Participants are responsible for their transport arrangements from Graz Airport to the hotel. The return trip to the airport is included in the public transport pass.

programme structure

For one week participants are offered practical and theoretical knowledge and the opportunity to be integrated in the activities of an academic department of radiology.  Additional exposure to non-interpretory issues of the broader culture of radiology is provided, addressing radiologic education, departmental work-flow, quality assurance or administrative principles and qualities. The whole programme is performed by renowned faculty including local and invited speakers.

Certification

After completion of the training programme, the resident receives a certificate from ESR/ESOR. In order to receive this, the fellow must present a written report about his/her work and activities during the programme.

Fees

The registration fee for successful candidatesCardiac Imaging. Participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation arrangements themselves.

EUR 990 for ESR Members in Training (radiology residents)
EUR 590 for ESR Members

Please note that 10% VAT will be added during the registration process.

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