Oct 14-18, 2019 BWH Radiology Observership 2019-2020: AMIGO

October 14, 2019 to October 18, 2019

Department of Radiology 
AMIGO (Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating Suite) Observership

Course Description

Brigham Radiology offers a Radiology Observership program through the Brigham Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) office. Health professionals interested in spending time in the Brigham Radiology department as an observer must apply through this office and may request to spend time in one or more of the departmental sections, provided space is available.

Departmental sections include:
Abdominal Imaging and Intervention
AMIGO (Advanced Multimodality Image Guided Operating Suite)
Angiography Interventional Radiology
Breast Imaging
Cardiovascular Imaging
Emergency Radiology
Musculoskeletal Imaging
Nuclear Medicine Including PET Scan
Percutaneous Tumor Ablation
Thoracic Imaging


DAILY SCHEDULE (Monday-Friday)

8:00-8:30 a.m.

Teaching Conference

8:30-12:00 p.m.

Observe in the Reading Room

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Lunch Recess

Optional - Daily Radiology Resident Teaching Conference and Grand Rounds if there is one

1:00-2:00 p.m.

Observe in the Reading Room 

Optional - Resident Case Conference if there is one

2:00-2:15 p.m.


2:15-5:00 p.m

Observe in the Reading Room

5:00 p.m.


Target Audience

Radiologists in private practice, academic physicians, primary care physicians, obstetricians, gynecologists, other medical specialists who use imaging in their practice, sonographers, and radiologic technologists

Learning Objectives

  1. Apply new imaging protocols to optimize diagnostic accuracy.
  2. Incorporate new guidelines for staging diseases and cancer e) employ sub-specialty specific reporting standards, such as ACR BIRADS and PIRADS interpretation into the final report.
  3. Understand the role of image guided interventions for diagnosis and treatment. 
  4. Identify optimal recommendations for, and multi-modality evaluation of questioned abnormalities seen on routine screening mammography. 
  5. Review a spectrum of indications for screening and diagnostic breast MRI exams, and their interpretation.
  6. Acquire knowledge of image guided breast interventional procedures.
  7. Describe how to use ultrasound in conjunction with other imaging modalities, when appropriate, to solve clinical problems.


Additional Information

Provided by: 

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Radiology and Partners HealthCare


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/14/2019 - 12:00am EDT
Event ends: 
10/18/2019 - 11:59pm EDT
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
United States

Per Week:


Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 38.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 25.00 Participation


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