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11TH ANNUAL GAINESVILLE

PROGRAM

Wednesday, February 23, 2011; March 9, 2011; March 23, 2011 or April 13, 2011 5:00-6:00 pm 6:00-7:00 pm 7:00-7:50 pm 7:50-8:00 pm 8:00-8:50 pm Registration and Welcome Reception Welcome and Explanation of Course and Boards Format Evening Session - Congenital Heart Disease BREAK Evening Session - ENT Anatomy Saturday, February 26, 2011; March 12, 2011; March 26, 2011 or April 16, 2011 6:45-7:15 am 7:15-12:15 pm 12:15-1:15 pm 1:15-6:15 pm 6:30- pm Continental Breakfast - Break Pavilion Sessions 1-3 Lunch - Albert's Restaurant Sessions 4-6 Dinner/Reception - Poolside

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

11TH ANNUAL GAINESVILLE HOT SEAT CONFERENCE

HOT SEAT CONFERENCE

FEBRUARY 23-27, 2011 MARCH 9-13, 2011 MARCH 23-27, 2011 APRIL 13-17, 2011 Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, Florida CME Accreditation

There are no CME hours associated with the UF Gainesville Hot Seat Conferences.

Thursday, February 24, 2011; March 10, 2011; March 24, 2011 or April 14, 2011 6:45-7:15 am 7:15-12:15 pm 12:15-1:15 pm 1:15-6:15 pm 6:30-8:30 pm* Continental Breakfast - Break Pavilion Sessions 1-3 Lunch - Albert's Restaurant Sessions 4-6 Dinner - Albert's Restaurant

Sunday, February 27, 2011; March 13, 2011; March 27, 2011 or April 17, 2011 6:30-7:00 am 7:00-11:15 am 11:15-11:35 am 11:35-1:40 pm 1:40 pm Continental Breakfast - Break Pavilion Sessions 1-4 Break/Light Lunch - Break Pavilion Sessions 5 and 6 Course Concludes

Friday, February 25, 2011; March 11, 2011; March 25, 2011 or April 15, 2011 6:45-7:15 am Continental Breakfast - Break Pavilion 7:15-12:15 pm Sessions 1-3 12:15-1:15 pm Lunch - Albert's Restaurant 1:15-6:15 pm Sessions 4-6 6:30-8:30 pm* Dinner - Albert's Restaurant __________________ *Anytime between

Target Audience

The UF Gainesville Hot Seat Conferences are designed for ONLY residents or those preparing to take the Oral Boards in 2011.

Specific Objectives

Objectives of the course are to: Provide a foundation for approaching cases in a "hot seat" type setting, enabling the participant to gain exposure to taking cases in preparation for oral examination. Provide an overview of pertinent differential diagnoses in radiology through case presentations. Emphasize a pattern approach to radiographic disease through case-based presentations. Provide feedback to applicants wishing to improve their skills in taking cases in preparation for oral examination.

General Information

All courses are pre-register only; no on-site registration will be permitted. Space is limited to the first 108 registrants per course. Each course will be the same with the exception of lecturers. You will see the exact same cases, but not necessarily given by the same lecturer. Please do not mail or fax your registration. We are accepting ONLINE registrations only. Click on the "register" link provided on the UF CME website, http://cme.ufl.edu/, to register. The contents herein are for information only. For NON-APPLICATION related concerns or questions (ONLY) please email Chris Hunter at: [email protected] Please, NO phone calls.

FEBRUARY 23-27, 2011 MARCH 9-13, 2011 MARCH 23-27, 2011 APRIL 13-17, 2011 HILTON UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA CONFERENCE CENTER GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA

Topics to Be Presented

Topics at the courses include: Abdominal Imaging; Body MRI; Cardiac; Chest; GI; GU; Interventional Radiology; Mammography; Musculoskeletal; NeuroBrain; Neuro-ENT; Neuro-Spine; Nuclear Medicine; Obstetrical Ultrasound; Pediatrics; and Ultrasound.

FACULTY

University of Florida College of Medicine

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center

Location: 1714 SW 34th Street, Gainesville, Florida. Telephone: 352-371-3600 or 1-800HILTONS; Fax: 352-371-0306. Adjacent to the University of Florida campus on SW 34th Street across from the Harn Museum and the UF Arts Complex. Accommodations: Two 7-story towers house 248 guest rooms, including two Hospitality Suites and one fabulous Presidential Suite. Each guest room has complimentary High Speed internet access (in the future wireless access), dual line telephones and data ports, Cable television with HBO, On Demand movies and games, and working area with desk and rolling high back chair. The conference center and public areas have complimentary wireless internet access throughout the facility. Recreation On-Site and in the Area: · Full size outdoor swimming pool · Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment · Pool table · Access to UF track and field facilities · Preferred tee times and rates at the best golf courses (billed to your room) · Over 40 national and local dining and drinking establishments within one mile · Night time entertainment in Downtown Gainesville · Private group tours of the Arts Complex, Harn Museum, Center for the Performing Arts, and the Museum of Natural History. Dining and Guest Services: · 256-seat Albert's Restaurant · Poolside dining patio · 2-Bits Lounge · Laundry/Valet service · Gift shop · Complimentary local area transportation to campus including Gainesville Airport · Concierge · Luggage hold/Baggage storage · Multi-lingual staff · Room service · Safety deposit box.

Program Information

The first course begins on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 (5:00 pm) and ends on Sunday, February 27, 2011 (1:40 pm). The second course begins on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 (5:00 pm) and ends on Sunday, March 13, 2011 (1:40 pm). The third course begins on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 (5:00 pm) and ends on Sunday, March 27, 2011 (1:40 pm). The fourth course begins on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 (5:00 pm) and ends on Sunday, April 17, 2011 (1:40 pm). The fees are all inclusive. Hotel nights covered (for those staying at the UF Hilton) are: Wednesday, February 23; March 9; March 23 or April 13, through Saturday, February 26; March 12; March 26 or April 16. If you require additional nights, this will be at your own expense. For those of you not staying at the UF Hilton, you will be responsible for your own transportation to and from the Hilton. In addition, all meals for Thursday through Sunday are included. On to register and/or cancel for The cut-off date Wednesday evening (February 23; March 9; March 23 or April 13), 2008. RegistraBOTH courses is December 15, dinner will be served during be accepted after this date. Howtions will not the welcome reception and we offer evening didactic lectures after our course is ever, we will have a "waiting list." There announcements. opening a third course (date to the possibility of be announced). This will be based on whether or ON THURSDAY (FEBRUARYdemand for an not there is a high enough 24; MARCH 10; MARCH 24 course. additional OR APRIL 14) ATTENDEES WILL BE ASSIGNED TO A ROOM OF 18 PARTICIPANTS. THE FACULTY WILL SHOW (ON AVERAGE) BETWEEN ANY cancellations made prior to December 15th 36-54 CASES DURING EACH 90-MINUTE SESSION. will incur a $250 administrative fee. CancelTHE FACULTY OCCASIONALLY VARIES BETWEEN lations AFTER this date will result in forfeiture of your FULL registration fee, no exception. COURSES (CASES DO NOT VARY). THE VAST MAJORITY OF THE FACULTY HAVE EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN BOARD EXAMINATION PREPARATION. UNLIKE MOST COURSES, THIS COURSE INCLUDES ALL SNACKS AND MEALS SO YOU CAN FOCUS YOUR TIME ON THE PURPOSE OF THE COURSE, PREPARING FOR THE BOARDS. A Continental breakfast will be provided daily, as well as a buffet lunch and dinner. In addition, continuous snacks and beverages will also be provided throughout the day.

Registration Information

Prices:

Fee Per Person, Staying at UF Hilton Fee Per Person, 2 Sharing ONE Room at UF Hilton Fee Per Person, Staying at a Different Hotel $3000 $2700 $2400

Course Director

Walter E. Drane, MD

Radiology Chairman

Anthony A. Mancuso, MD

Registrants sharing a room must register online at the same time of each other. If you do not, you will be charged highest rate of $3000.

Course Faculty

Course Faculty will consist of University of Florida College of Medicine faculty.

Deadlines:

The cut-off date to register and/or cancel for ALL courses is December 29, 2010. Registrations will not be accepted after this date.

Once you register for a course, you cannot "move" to another course. Be sure you register for the exact week you want. Any requests to "transfer" to one of the other weeks must be approved by us and will incur a $250 nonrefundable administrative fee. If you decide to sell your spot, this must be done before our cancellation cut-off date and this also must be approved by us. Please confirm any information before registration and travel plans are made.

Cancellations/Fees:

ANY cancellations made prior to December 29th will incur a $250 administrative fee. Cancellations AFTER the cut-off date will result in forfeiture of your FULL registration fee, no exception.

NOTE: Course content, faculty participation, session times and other aspects are subject to change.

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