Course Directors:

Jeffrey Kanne, MD, FCCP
Professor and Chief of Thoracic Imaging
Vice Chair of Quality and Safety,
Department of Radiology
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and
Public Health

Gerald F. Abbott, MD, FACR
Division of Thoracic Imaging
Massachusetts General Hospital

Continuing Education

3 Days




Course Overview

This three-day course, led by Course Directors Jeffrey Kanne, MD, FCCP, and Gerald F. Abbott, MD, FACR, is designed to provide practicing radiologists with the skills and understanding necessary to interpret high resolution CT of the chest in diffuse infiltrative lung diseases. During the program, participants will receive lectures on specific aspects of HRCT interspersed with hands-on interpretation of related cases. Faculty will provide direct supervision and assistance. The integration of clinical, radiologic and pathologic information will also be discussed.

Target Audience

General radiologists and/or non-thoracic imaging fellowship-trained radiologists that are called upon to interpret HRCT studies in their practice.

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • State the clinical indications and optimal approach for high resolution imaging of the lung parenchyma.

  • Utilize approach to CT differential diagnosis based on pattern and distribution of abnormality.

  • Recognize clinical features of the common interstitial lung diseases.

  • Describe the importance and mechanism of multidisciplinary consultation in diagnosis of interstitial lung disease.

Target Attendees:

# of participants:
Maximum 35