Radiology Events

Radiology CME Grand Rounds and Visiting Professors

We invite professors from around the country to speak at our institution to enhance our residents and local radiologists knowledge base.  Our visiting lecturers can be viewed online via live streaming in case you are unable to join us in person. Our target audience for our lectures are OHSU local and Regional, Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. CME is available.

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Explore our archive videos of past visiting lecturers. Go to the previous visiting professor lecturers page

Friday April 7th

We are honored to have, presenting at diagnostic radiology grand rounds, visiting professor from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas:

Friday April 7th @ 12 noon 
Radiology Classroom
View the recorded session here

This CME Visiting Professor Lecture is Co-sponsored by Diagnostic Radiology and Oregon Radiological Society.

Our department is honored to welcome Suhny Abbara, M.D., F.A.C.R. Dr. Abbarra is a board certified, fellowship trained cardiac radiologist, who completed a Radiology Residency at Georgetown University and a Cardiac Imaging Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Currently he is the Chief of the Cardiothoracic Imaging Division at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and its Cardiothoracic Fellowship program. He has been the clinical Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Section and the Cardiac Imaging Fellowship Director of the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital from 2003 to 2011.  He has published more than 220 original manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, several book chapters and edited three major textbooks on Cardiovascular Imaging. He is an Editor of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (JCCT) has been Editor of the Cardiac Imaging section of the Year Books of Diagnostic Radiology, and is on the editorial board or is an ad-hoc reviewer for more than a dozen scientific journals. He serves as the Co-chair of the Guidelines Committee of the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), and is the past-President of the Certification Board for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He has directed several Harvard CME Courses and has been on the program committee or has been the course director for scientific and educational conferences by national and international organizations, including the American College of Radiology, the American College of Cardiology, the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and others.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand Dual Energy and Spectral CT Physics.
  2. Understand the Difference between Science Based and Detector Based Spectral CT