When: Saturday, November 7, 2015, 8 AM – 5 PM
Where: World Health Organization (PAHO HQ) at 525, 23rd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037
Sponsored by: Johns Hopkins Radiology
*CME/CE for MDs and Techs
**Photos of the 2015 RAD-AID Conference are credited to Aaron Taylor Photography, Dahlia Kronfli, and Issack Boru.
2015 RAD-AID Conference Agenda
Saturday, November 7, 2015, World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC
7:30-8:30 Breakfast, Meet and Greet
8:30-9:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction
Introduction: Meeting Overview, Agenda, and Objectives.
Daniel J. Mollura. President & Chief Executive Officer, RAD-AID International
9:00-10:30 Assessing Radiology Capacity for Global Health Objectives
9:00-9:15 Disaster Response in Nepal: Assessment and Planning
Farhad Ebrahim. Radiologist, RAD-AID Nepal
9:15-9:30 World Health Organization: Activities, and Plans for Global Radiology
Miriam Mikhail. Diagnostic Radiologist & RAD-AID Consultant to WHO (Geneva) 2013-2015.
9:30-9:45 Radiology in Tanzania: Longstanding and New Radiology Infrastructure
Mindy Yang. RAD-AID Tanzania, University Pennsylvania, RAD-AID Chapter
9:45-10:00 West China: Cancer Imaging and Treatment
Shilpen Patel. Director, RAD-AID Radiation Oncology
10:00-10:15 Panel with Audience Comments and Q/A
*15min break (10:15-10:30)
10:30-12:00 Implementation Strategies for Radiology in Resource-Limited Regions
10:30-10:45 RAD-AID Pediatric Radiology: New Radiology Development in Laos
Michael Reiter. Director, RAD-AID Radiology-Readiness Program
Tiffani Walker. Technologist, RAD-AID Laos.
10:45-11:00 Radiology Development in Malawi: RAD-AID UNC Malawi Project
Peter Shaba. Acting Head, Radiography Program at Malawi College of Health Sciences
Andrew Woodward, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, RAD-AID Malawi
11:00-11:15 RAD-AID Ghana: 2012-Present, and Plans for Future
Seth Quansah. Program Manager, RAD-AID Ghana
11:15-11:30 Building Pediatric Radiology Capacity in Ghana
Hansel Otero. Program Manager, RAD-AID Children’s Health for Africa
11:30-11:45 RAD-AID Haiti: An Update and Progress, 5+ Years Post-Earthquake
Michael Yannes. Radiology Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center RAD-AID Chapter
Natasha Monchil. Technologist, RAD-AID Haiti
11:45-12:00 Panel with Audience Comments and Q/A
*Special Announcement: Francois Couillard, CEO of CAMRT Announces RAD-AID/CAMRT Partnership
12:00-1:00 Lunch (Provided at Conference Site)
1:00-2:15 Public Health Objectives for Global Radiology
1:00-1:15 Radiology Outreach in Nicaragua (Accepted Oral Abstract)
George Carberry et al. University of Wisconsin RAD-AID Chapter, Mount Sinai Medical Center (Miami, FL) RAD-AID Chapter. (Abstract Authors: Carberry G, Schapiro A, Knavel E, Ruby J, Rizer M, Alexander R, Glodowski J, Elezaby M, Hendricks C, Battino G, Riedesel E, Ozel B)
1:15-1:30 Preliminary Radiology Assessment in Nigeria
Hammed Ninalowo. University of Maryland, RAD-AID Chapter
1:30-1:45 Global Radiology Advocacy and Outreach, International Society of Radiology
James Borgstede. President, International Society of Radiology
1:45-2:00 RAD-AID in Bhutan: Radiology-Readiness
Robert Morrow. Associate Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Danielle Canter & Trent Hope. GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences
2:00-2:15 Panel with Audience Comments and Q/A
2:15- 3:30 Educational Strategies: In-Country Personnel and Global Volunteers
2:15-2:30 Radiology Residency Rotations: Cornell RAD-AID in Ethiopia.
Joanna Escalon. Radiology Resident, Cornell RAD-AID Chapter
2:30-2:45 UC Davis Radiology Residency Outreach: Haiti
Rebecca Stein-Wexler. Program Director, UC Davis Radiology Residency
2:45-3:00 RAD-AID Chapters: Networked Opportunities for Education & Public Service
Lauren Fuller. RAD-AID Chapters Administrator
3:00-3:15 Update from World Federation of Pediatric Imaging (WFPI)
Dorothy Bulas. WFPI Board of Directors, Radiologist, Children’s National Medical Center.
3:15-3:30 Panel with Audience Comments and Q/A
*15 min break
3:45-5:00 Technology Solutions For International Imaging
3:45-4:00 GlobalDiagnostiX: A new digital radiography solution for low-income countries
Klaus Schanenberger. EssentialTech Program Leader, Cooperation & Development Center, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
4:00-4:15 RAD-AID India: Mobile Technology and Women’s Health
Tulika Singh & Niranjan Khandelwal. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh
Eralda Mema Global Health Fellow, RAD-AID India & Radiology Resident, Columbia University
4:15-4:30 RAD-AID Merge International Imaging Informatics Initiative: Global PACS Outreach
Andrew Kesselman. Director, RAD-AID Informatics
4:30-4:45 Online Case Presentations and Learning Management Systems
Woojin Kim. Radiology Education Program Manager, RAD-AID
Carrie Hayes. Ultrasound Program Manager and Clinical Education Coordinator, RAD-AID
4:45-5:00 Panel with Audience Discussion and Q/A
5:00-5:30 Wrap-Up, Summary and Future Plans: Themes of Conference
Moderator: Daniel J. Mollura, President and Chief Executive Officer, RAD-AID
ACR Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the essential areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American College of Radiology and RAD-AID. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The American College of Radiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American College of Radiology is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) as a Recognized Continuing Education Evaluation Mechanism (RCEEM) to sponsor and/or review Continuing Medical Educational programs for Radiologic Technologists and Radiation Therapists.
The American College of Radiology designates this educational activity as meeting the criteria for up to 7 Category A credit hours of the ARRT.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Radiology and RAD-AID International. The American College of Radiology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Sonography Accreditation Statement
This education activity was approved by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) for 7.5 credit hours.
*The RAD-AID Conference has 5 panels covering these topics, in which each presentation is 15 minutes in length, followed by a panel discussion and Q/A session with the audience. Panels include economic development, public health issues/methods, education strategies, technology development, and clinical model implementation. This schedule will be updated regularly to show speakers and presentation titles. © 2015, RAD-AID International. All rights reserved.