CME Visiting Professor Lecture
Professor David M. Panicek, MD
Principles of oncologic imaging and reporting: The radiologist as consultant
Friday, May 29th
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Sam Jackson Hall 4248
View the recorded session here
David M. Panicek, MD, serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and as Director of Educational Programs in the Department of Radiology at Memorial Hospital, and as Vice Chairman of the Graduate Medical Education Committee at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in New York City. Dr. Panicek received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in 1980, and completed a diagnostic radiology residency at The New York Hospital/ Cornell in 1984, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. From 1984-1988 he was a faculty radiologist and Assistant Professor of Radiology at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. He then joined the faculty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and was appointed Assistant Professor of Radiology (1988-93), Associate Professor of Radiology (1994-98) and Professor of Radiology (1999-present) at Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Panicek is a recipient of the E. Robert Heitzman Award for Teaching Excellence (from residents in the Department of Radiology at SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse) and the Robin C. Watson Award for Excellence in Radiology Teaching (from residents in the Department of Radiology at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Cornell).
Dr. Panicek’s research has covered a range of topics in oncologic imaging, using various imaging techniques in the diagnosis and care of patients with cancer. He was the lead investigator on a National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health multi-institutional project that compared CT and MR imaging for the staging of musculoskeletal tumors. His clinical and research focus for the last fifteen years has been musculoskeletal tumor imaging, about which he lectures nationally and internationally.
Dr. Panicek is a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and an elected member of the International Skeletal Society. He has served as Co-Chair of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Task Force on Oncologic Imaging and Therapy, Member in Oncologic Imaging of the RSNA Refresher Course Committee, and member of the editorial board of Radiology. He currently serves on the editorial board of Skeletal Radiology.
Target Audience: OHSU and Regional, Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners.
- Discuss general principles of oncologic imaging that are key to the successful and meaningful interpretation of radiologic examinations
- Describe the importance of interpreting oncologic imaging examinations in the specific clinical context of an individual patient
- Utilize various methods to ensure that the radiologist's reports provide added value to referring physicians, and also reflect the radiologist’s role as consultant
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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