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2024 Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care

This multidisciplinary continuing medical education program targets the practicing musculoskeletal provider or clinician seeking to polish their hands-on, diagnostic, and procedural skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound performed at the point-of-care through guided instruction by expert physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Center. Specialties such as orthopedics, sports medicine, rheumatology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, emergency medicine, internal medicine, primary care, family medicine and radiology can benefit from this basic to intermediate course.

 


Attendees are encouraged to participate in the optional add-on Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop on Saturday, September 7th at 7:30 am. Please see the course website for details: https://cpdlearn.massgeneralbrigham.org/course/2024-comprehensive-update-large-vessel-vasculitis-vasculitis-ultrasound-workshop/


Registration Fees:

USSONAR Members: Please reach out to David O’Dea (davodea@mgh.harvard.edu) with proof of membership to receive a discount code for tuition.

NOTE: Standard tuition applies to all MD, DO, APP, chiropractors and other established providers attending the course. 

Registration Type Extra Early Bird
(March 18, 2024 – May 15, 2024)
Early Bird
(May 16, 2024 – June 30, 2024)
Regular Tuition
(Beginning July 1, 2024)
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care ONLY $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $1,700.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care ONLY – Fellow/Trainee $1,200.00 $1,200.00 $1,500.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care ONLY – Industry $1,700.00 $1,700.00 $1,700.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care AND Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop $1,999.00 $2,099.00 $2,399.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care AND Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop – Fellows/Trainees $1,699.00 $1,699.00 $2,099.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care AND Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop – Industry $2,399.00 $2,399.00 $2,399.00

 

Target audience

This activity is intended for Physicians, Advance Practice Providers (APPs), Nurses and other members of the healthcare team.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize basic musculoskeletal sonoanatomy and sonopathology.
  2. Develop interprofessional team and individual strategies to utilize musculoskeletal ultrasound at the point-of-care.
  3. Demonstrate mastery of procedural techniques and scanning protocols for musculoskeletal ultrasound.
  4. Develop the practicing clinician’s skills in the use of MSUS for evaluation and treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and diseases by bridging older and newer practices with clinical research.
  5. Apply the use of diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures to enhance their clinical knowledge, skill set, and judgement in practice.

Registration instructions

USSONAR Members:

Please reach out to David O’Dea (davodea@mgh.harvard.edu) with proof of membership to receive a discount code for tuition.

 

NOTE: Standard tuition applies to all MD, DO, APP, chiropractors and other established providers attending the course. 

Registration Type Extra Early Bird
(March 18, 2024 – May 30, 2024)
Early Bird
(May 31, 2024 – July 28, 2024)
Regular Tuition
(Beginning July 29, 2024)
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care ONLY $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $1,700.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care ONLY – Fellow/Trainee $1,200.00 $1,200.00 $1,500.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care ONLY – Industry $1,700.00 $1,700.00 $1,700.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care AND Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop $1,999.00 $2,099.00 $2,399.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care AND Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop – Fellows/Trainees $1,699.00 $1,699.00 $2,099.00
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care AND Vasculitis Ultrasound Workshop – Industry $2,399.00 $2,399.00 $2,399.00

 

Cancellation Policy:
Registrations cancelled on or before August 23, 2024 will be refunded, less a $255 administrative fee. Registrations cancelled after August 23, 2024 will not be refunded.

Contact partnerscpd@partners.org if you require assistance in cancelling your online registration.

Additional information

Massachusetts General Hospital & Mass General Brigham 

Faculty credentials

Course Directors

Minna Kohler, MD, RhMSUS
Director, Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Program,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Instructor in Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
David Robinson, MD
Sports Medicine Physiatrist,
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

 

Speakers

Marwa Ahmed, MD, MS
Clinical Instructor, Sports Medicine
Department of PM&R, Harvard Medical School
Medical Director
Boston Landing – Spaulding Outpatient Center Brighton
Massachusetts General Hospital & Spaulding Rehabilitation
Jemima Albayda, MD, RhMSUS
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship,
Program Director, Musculoskeletal
Ultrasound and Injection Clinic,
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Nour Al Jalbout, MD
Co Director, Harvard Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship,
Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Ashwin Babu, MD
President of Medical Staff: Spaulding Rehabilitation
Team Physician: New England Revolution, USA Paralympic Soccer; Consultant: New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, Harvard University, Curry College, Suffolk University
Associate Program Director: Spaulding/Harvard Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training Program
Joanne Borg-Stein, MD
Chief, Newton Wellesley Hospital Division of Sports and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Associate Director, Harvard/Spaulding Sports Medicine Fellowship
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Haylee Borgstrom, MD
Sports Medicine PM&R Physician;
Associate Program Director, Spaulding/Harvard Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training Program;
Instructor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Paul DeMarco, MD, RhMSUS
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine,
Georgetown University School of Medicine;
Partner, Arthritis and Rheumatism Associates
Lauren Elson, MD
Instructor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School;
Director of Dance Medicine,
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Calvin Huang, MD, MPH
Director, Ultrasound Education, Harvard Medical School;
Emergency Ultrasound,
Department of Emergency Medicine,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Eugene Kissin, MD, RhMSUS
Rheumatologist,
Boston Medical Center;
Clinical Professor of Medicine ,
Program Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program,
Boston University, Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
Mark Matza, MD, MBA, RhMSUS
Co-Clinical Director, Rheumatology,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Instructor in Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Anthony Reginato, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Director, Division of Rheumatology,
Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Department of Medicine
Craig Rovito, MD
Brain Injury Medicine,
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital;
Program Director, Spaulding/Harvard Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training Program
Hamid Shokoohi, MD, MPH
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship,
Director, Emergency Ultrasound Research,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Zachary Stewart, MD
Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Director of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound,
Massachusetts General Hospital;
Clinical Instructor of Radiology,
Harvard Medical School
Janeth Yinh, MD, RhMSUS
Rheumatology,
Massachusetts General Hospital

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, Mass General Brigham is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Mass General Brigham designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

 

 

Program

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care

Saturday, September 7, 2024 | 12:00pm – 7:10pm

Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (pre-recorded session) | Craig Rovito, MD

Ultrasound-guided injections (pre-recorded session) | Ashwin Babu, MD

Radiology Cases (pre-recorded session) | Zachary Stewart, MD

Billing & Coding (pre-recorded session) | Paul DeMarco, MD, RhMSUS

12:00pm

Welcome | Minna Kohler, MD, RhMSUS

12:10

Ultrasound of the Hand and Wrist and Color Power Doppler Assessment | Mark Matza, MD, MBA, RhMSUS

12:40

Sports Pearls for the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow | TBD – MGH Sports Med Faculty

1:10

Ultrasound of the Elbow | Janeth Yinh, MD, RhMSUS

1:40 BREAK
1:50 Hand, Wrist, and Elbow US Scanning | All Faculty
3:00

Ultrasound of the Shoulder | Marwa Ahmed, MD, MS

3:30 Shoulder US Scanning | All Faculty
4:30 BREAK
4:40

Ultrasound of the Knee | Lauren Elson, MD

5:10 Knee US Scanning | All Faculty
6:10 Ultrasound-guided Injection Stations | All Faculty 
7:00 pm Adjourn

*Please Note: Agendas Are Subject To Change
 

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound at the Point-of-Care

Sunday, September 8, 2024 | 7:00am – 4:00pm

7:00am

Continental Breakfast, Introductory Announcements, Q&A Session  | Minna Kohler, MD, RhMSUS

7:30

Rheumatology Ultrasound Cases | Gene Kissin, MD, RhMSUS

8:00

Emergency MSK Ultrasound Cases | Hamid Shokoohi, MD, MPH

8:30

Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot | Minna Kohler, MD, RhMSUS

9:00 Ankle and Foot Ultrasound Scanning | All Faculty
10:00 BREAK
10:10

Ultrasound of the Hip | Joanne Borg-Stein, MD

10:40 Hip Ultrasound Scanning | All Faculty
11:40

Muscle Ultrasound | Jemima Albayda, MD, RhMSUS

12:10pm

MSK Ultrasound Cases | Anthony Reginato, MD, RhMSUS

12:40 LUNCH
1:40

4-Track Break-Out Sessions

TRACK 1Upper & Lower Extremity Review | Craig Rovito, MD & Janeth Yinh, MD, RhMSUS

TRACK 2Sports Medicine | David Robinson, MD & Zachary Stewart, MD

TRACK 3Rheumatology US | Jemima Albayda, MD, RhMSUS & Gene Kissin, MD, RhMSUS

TRACK 4Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine | Hamid Shokoohi, MD; Andrew Liteplo, MD; Nour Al Jalbout, MD; Calvin Huang, MD, MPH

3:00 BREAK
3:20 Implementing Ultrasound in Practice & Q&A | Panel
4:00 pm Adjourn

 

*Please Note: Agendas Are Subject To Change
 

Course Summary
  • Available credit
    14.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    14.00 Participation
  • Formats
    Live
  • Categories
    Rheumatology
  • Course opens
    March 7, 2024
  • Course expires
    October 8, 2024
  • Event starts
    September 7, 2024, 12:00 pm EDT
  • Event ends
    September 8, 2024, 4:00 pm EDT
  • Price
    $1,700.00
  • Register for this course
Event location
  • Venue
    Mass General Brigham
    399 Revolution Drive
    Somerville, MA 02145 US
  • This is a live event.
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