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  • THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY

    POSTGRADUATE COURSE INEMERGENCY AND TRAUMA RADIOLOGY

    2004

    Jointly Sponsored by

    Continuing Medical Education Resources, Inc.

    Hôtel Omni Mont-RoyalMontreal, Canada

    Wednesday – SaturdaySeptember 8-11, 2004

    Hôtel Omni Mont-RoyalMontreal, Canada

    Wednesday – SaturdaySeptember 8-11, 2004

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    his meeting will provide a broad experience in state-of-the-art emergency imaging, including both edu-cational sessions covering the latest advances and trends in emergency radiologic diagnosis and ses-sions presenting new original scientific work. The meeting provides opportunity to meet with col-leagues internationally and discuss new and challenging aspects of emergency imaging

    The meeting will be of particular interest and importance to persons at various levels of training in radi-ology (residents, and fellows) and different types of radiology practices (community hospitals, teachinghospitals, small and large radiology group practices), and subspecialties including emergency radiolo-gist, neuroradiologist, musculoskeletal radiologist, interventional radiologist, uroradiologist, and gas-trointestinal radiologist. The education level is intermediate to advanced.

    Course Overview and Intended Audience

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    he goal of the scientific meeting is to afford the attendee a wide-ranging educational experience reflect-ing the latest advances in emergency radiology emphasizing insights into the diagnosis of acute diseases,the potentialities of new therapies, the mechanisms of injuries, and the utilization of digital technologiesin contemporary practice.

    Specific learning objectives are as follows:

    • Review common and uncommon upper extremity injuries using multiple imaging modalities• Refresh skills in imaging of brain, neck and spine emergencies• Apply clinical prediction rules to emergency imaging• Learn about new advances in the imaging of obstetrical and gynecological emergencies• Explore legal and ethical issues in teleradiology • Reveal the expanding uses of multidetector-row CT and MR for chest emergencies• Develop innovative approaches to providing off-hour emergency imaging coverage• Review imaging of pediatric emergencies, including child abuse

    2004 Meeting Goals and Learning Objectives

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    his activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies ofthe Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of ContinuingMedical Education Resources and The American Society of Emergency Radiology. Continuing MedicalEducation Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physi-cians.

    Continuing Medical Education Resources designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22 cate-gory 1 credits toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only thosecredits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

    Presenters at this conference will disclose any conflict of interest or their intention to discuss off-labeluse, if applicable, at the beginning of their presentation and in accordance with ACCME Standards andFDA requirements.

    CME Statement and Credit Designation

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    Consider the benefits received from attending thismeeting:◆ Top-Quality Education: A wide-ranging educational

    experience reflecting the latest advances in emer-gency radiology.

    ◆ CME: 22 category 1 credits toward the AMAPhysician’s Recognition Award.

    ◆ Networking: Opportunities to build professional

    growth and relationships and to make contacts withyour peers.

    ◆ Fun: Camaraderie, meeting new friends, gettinginvolved, professional growth and development.

    ◆ The registration fee includes teaching materials,instruction, welcome reception, annual awards ban-quet, three continental breakfasts, coffee breaks andawarding of AMA category 1 credits.

    General InformationVALUE FOR YOUR DOLLAR

    ON OR BEFORE AFTER08/14/04 08/14/04

    ASER Member $595.00 $645.00 Non Member $750.00 $800.00 ASER – Member in Training $350.00 $400.00 Non-Member in Training $375.00 $425.00

    There are three easy ways to register:By internet at www.erad.orgBy fax at 713-960-0488By mail at ASER Annual Meeting, 4550 Post OakPlace, Suite 342, Houston, Texas 77027

    REGISTRATION DEADLINESave $50.00! Early bird advance registration deadline isSaturday, August 14th. Registrations received afterthis date will be charged the full registration rate.

    REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICYA $100.00 administrative fee will be retained if youcancel your meeting registration. In order to receive afull refund of the balance, written notice must bereceived no later than Saturday, August 14, 2004,thereafter, no refunds will be made.

    REGISTRATION HOURSWednesday, September 8 7:00 am - 5:00 pmThursday, September 9 7:00 am - 3:00 pmFriday, September 10 7:00 am - 1:00 pmSaturday, September 11 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Registration materials may be picked up on-site at theregistration desk.

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    Registration Fees

    Special EventsWELCOME RECEPTIONWednesday, September 8, 2004Salon: Pierre de Coubertin6:30 - 7:30 PMLight hors d’oeuvres and hosted bar

    ANNUAL AWARDS RECEPTIONAND BANQUETSaturday, September 11, 2004 Salons Des Saisons A/B6:30 - 9:30 PM

    COMPLIMENTARYCOMPANION/GUESTBREAKFASTWednesday, September 8 -Saturday, September 117:00 am - 8:30 amPierre de Coubertin

    CONCIERGE SERVICES

    The Hotel Omni Mont Royalconcierge is located in the mainlobby of the hotel and can assistattendees with dinner reserva-tion and local area attractions.Please contact them at 514-985-6227, should you need assis-tance.

    A list of child care/baby sittingservice providers is available.Please contact the meeting man-agement office for details.

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    Transportation Information

    MEETING MANAGEMENTPam Vinje, CMP, Meeting ManagerInternational Meeting Managers, Inc.4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342Houston, TX 77027(713) 965-0566 Phone(713) 960-0488 [email protected]

    If you have any special needs, please contact IMM at the above address in writing at least two weeks beforethe meeting to ensure that your needs will be met.

    TRAVEL INFORMATION TO CANADA United States citizens are required to provide proof of citizenship upon request (passport or birth certificate andU.S. driver’s license) U.S. citizens must present a passport if entering from a third country. Persons under 18years traveling without their parents should have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian to travelinto Canada. The U.S. government has a useful page with further tips for U.S. residents visiting Canada. It ishttp://travel.state.gov/tips_canada.html

    Visitors from all countries except the United States need a valid passport to enter Canada. They may also requirea visa. For information, check with a Canadian embassy or your local travel agency.

    If you are a U.S. citizen and divorced, separated or traveling without your spouse and are bringing your chil-dren to Canada, you should bring a document demonstrating the permission of the other spouse, proof of legalcustody or a notarized letter from the other custodian(s) which gives travel permission for the specific durationof the trip.

    AIR TRAVEL INFORMATIONContinental Airlines is an official airline for the ASER 2004 meeting and has discounted airfares and zone faresavailable for attendees. For reservations, you may either contact your travel agent or the Continental MeetingWorks desk at (800) 468-7022 available 6 am -10 pm CT daily. You must use Reference Number UX1Q1K andZ code ZAFS to obtain a group fare. Outside of the toll-free dialing area, please contact your local ContinentalReservations Office.

    American Airlines is also an official airline for the ASER 2004 meeting and has reduced fares available for atten-dees. For reservations, you may either contact your local American Airlines office or the Meeting Services deskat (800) 433-1790. You must refer to INDEX number 16606 to obtain a group fare. For international ticketing,contact your local American Airlines office.

    GROUND TRANSPORTATIONTaxi, shuttle and limousine services are available from Montreal-Trudeau International Airport. Taxicabs arerequired by law to charge a flat rate for the trip. The current rate from Montreal-Trudeau to the hotel is $32.00CAD. The Aerobus la Québécoise shuttle bus service runs from the airport to the Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. Thefare is $12 one way, $22 round trip per adult. All ground transportation prices are subject to change withoutnotice.

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    Faculty Listing

    Stephen R. Baker, MDNew Jersey Medical SchoolUniversity HospitalNewark, NJ

    Paul E. Berger, MDNighthawk Radiology Services Coeur d' Alene, ID

    Ronald M. Bilow, MDThe University of Texas MedicalSchool – HoustonHouston, TX

    C. Craig Blackmore, MD, MPHUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA

    Wendy Cohen, MDUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA

    Debra Dyer, MDUniversity of Colorado Health Science CenterGreenwood Village, CO

    George Y. El-Khoury, MDUniversity of Iowa Carver College of MedicineIowa City, IA

    Alisa D. Gean, MDSan Francisco General HospitalUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA

    Stanford M. Goldman, MDThe University of Texas MedicalSchool – HoustonHouston, TX

    Thomas W. Greeson, EsquireReed Smith LLPFalls Church, VA

    Stephen F. Hatem, MDCleveland Clinic FoundationCleveland, OH

    Murray Janower, MDBoca Raton, FL

    Susan D. John, MDThe University of Texas MedicalSchool – HoustonHouston, TX

    Sravanthi Keesara, MDUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles, CA

    Wayne S. Kubal, MDYale UniversityNew Haven, CT

    Suzanne D. LeBlang, MDUniversity MRIBoca Raton, FL

    M. Stephen Ledbetter, MDBrigham & Women’s HospitalHarvard Medical SchoolBoston, MA

    Charles Luttenton, MDAdvanced Radiology Services, P.C.Grand Rapids, MI

    F. A. Mann, MDUniversity of WashingtonSeattle, WA

    A. Van Moore, MDCharlotte RadiologyCharlotte, NC

    Robert A. Novelline, MDHarvard Medical SchoolBoston, MA

    Diego B. Nunez, Jr., MD, MPHHospital of St. RaphaelYale University School of MedicineNew Haven, CT

    Kook Sang Oh, MD, FACRUniversity of Pittsburgh School ofMedicinePittsburgh, PA

    David D. Pellei, MDCharlotte RadiologyCharlotte, NC

    Lee F. Rogers, MDUniversity of Arizona Health Sciences CenterTucson, AZ

    Myer H. Roszler, MDBaptist Health Center FloridaMiami, FL

    Geoffrey D. Rubin, MDStanford University School of MedicineStanford, CA

    Daniel L. Schwarz, MDCharlotte RadiologyCharlotte, NC

    Caroline D. Sherbourne, MDShands at the University of FloridaGainesville, FL

    Carlos J. Sivit, MDRainbow Babies and ChildrensHospitalCleveland, OH

    James G. Smirniotopoulos, MDUniformed Services University of Health SciencesBethesda, MD

    Ian G. Stiell, MD, MSc, FRCPCUniversity of Ottawa Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    Leonard E. Swischuk, MDUniversity of Texas Medical Branch – GalvestonGalveston, TX

    Eric C. Trefflener, MDNightShift RadiologyMontara, CA

    O. Clark West, MDThe University of Texas Medical School – HoustonHouston, TX

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    Preliminary Program (ASER 2004)

    WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2004UPPER EXTREMITY TRAUMA COURSE CHEST EMERGENCIES, AND SPECIAL LECTURES – Salons Des Saisons

    7:00 am – 5:00 pm REGISTRATIONSalons Des Saisons Foyer

    7:00 am – 8:20 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST(for members and guests)Pierre de Coubertin

    8:20 am – 8:30 am WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKSStanford M. Goldman, MD Susan D. John, MD

    8:30 am – 9:45 am UPPER EXTREMITY TRAUMA IModerator: O. Clark West, MD

    8:30 – 9:15 am Shoulder and HumerusGeorge Y. El-Khoury, MD

    9:15 – 9:45 am Elbow and ForearmO. Clark West, MD

    9:45 am – 10:15 am BREAK Posters – Salon PrintempsExhibitors, Case of the Day and refreshments – Pierre de Coubertin

    10:15 am – 11:45 am UPPER EXTREMITY TRAUMA IIModerator: O. Clark West, MD

    10:15 – 11:00 am WristLee F. Rogers, MD

    11:00 – 11:30 am Hand Stephen F. Hatem, MD

    11:30 am – 11:45 am Discussion11:45 am – 1:15 pm LUNCH (on your own)

    Posters – Salon PrintempsExhibitors and Case of the Day – Pierre de Coubertin)Committee Meetings – rooms to be determined

    1:15 pm – 2:15 pm SPECIAL LECTUREModerator: Carlos J. Sivit, MD

    1:15 – 2:15 pm The Canadian CT Head and C-Spine Rules for Emergency Department ImagingIan G. Stiell, MD, MSc, FRCPC

    2:15 – 3:15 pm CHEST EMERGENCIES IModerator: Carlos J. Sivit, MD

    2:15 – 3:15 pm CTA for Acute Chest PainGeoffrey D. Rubin, MD

    3:15 – 3:45 pm BREAKPosters – Salon Printemps Exhibitors, Case of the Day and refreshments – Pierre de Coubertin

    3:45 pm – 5:00 pm CHEST EMERGENCIES IIModerator: Debra Dyer, MD

    3:45 – 4:30 pm Aortic EmergenciesM. Stephen Ledbetter, MD

    4:30 – 5:00 pm Abnormalities of the DiaphragmKook Sang Oh, MD, FACR

    6:00 pm – 7:30 pm WELCOME RECEPTION(for members and guests)Pierre de Coubertin

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2004OBSTETRICAL, GYNECOLOGICAL AND PEDIATRIC EMERGENCIES – Salons Des Saisons

    7:00 am – 3:00 pm REGISTRATIONSalons Des Saisons Foyer

    7:00 am – 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (for members and guests)Pierre De Coubertin

    8:00 am – 9:30 am PRIVATE PRACTITIONERS SESSION OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL EMERGENCIESModerator: David D. Pellei, MD

    8:00 – 8:30 am Emergency Pelvic Ultrasound in the Pregnant Female With Applications in TeleradiologyDavid D. Pellei, MD

    8:30 – 9:00 am Imaging the Pregnant Patient with Non-obstetrical EmergenciesDaniel L. Schwarz, MD

    9:00 – 9:30 am Imaging of Gynecological EmergenciesCaroline D. Sherbourne, MD

    9:30 am – 10:00 am BREAK Posters – Salon PrintempsExhibitors, Case of the Day, and Refreshments –Pierre de Coubertin

    10:00 am – 11:30 am PEDIATRIC EMERGENCIESModerator: Susan D. John, MD

    10:00 – 11:00 am FOUNDER’S LECTUREEmergency Pediatric Imaging: Changes Over the Years Leonard E. Swischuk, MD

    11:00 – 11:30 am Challenges of Child AbuseSusan D. John, MD

    11:30 am – 1:00 pm LUNCH (on your own)Posters – Salon Printemps Exhibits – Pierre de CoubertinCommittee Meetings – rooms to be determined

    1:00 pm – 3:00 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION 1Moderator: C. Craig Blackmore, MD, MPH

    3:00 pm – 5:30 pm EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETINGTBD

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 200424 HOUR COVERAGE, TELERADIOLOGY AND PHYSICIAN EXTENDERS – Salons Des Saisons

    7:00 am – 1:00 pm REGISTRATIONSalons Des Saisons Foyer

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    7:00 am – 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST (for members and guests) Pierre de CoubertinEMERGENCY RADIOLOGY EDITORIAL BOARD MEETINGSalon Ete

    8:00 am – 9:35 am MODELS OF AFTER HOURS COVERAGEModerator: Myer H. Roszler, MD

    8:00 – 8:25 am In House and Local Coverage of Emergency DepartmentsDaniel L. Schwarz, MD

    8:25 – 8:50 am National Teleradiology Coverage of Emergency Departments Eric C. Trefflener, MD

    8:50 – 9:15 am International Teleradiology Coverage of Emergency Departments Paul E. Berger, MD

    9:15 – 9:35 am Panel Discussion9:35 am – 9:55 am BREAK

    Posters – Salon PrintempsExhibitors, Case of the Day, and refreshments – Pierre de Coubertin

    9:55 am – 11:30 am LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN TELERADIOLOGYModerator: Myer H. Roszler, MD

    9:55 – 10:20 am Ethical and Practical ConsiderationsMurray Janower, MD

    10:20 – 10:45 am Legal Issues of International TeleradiologyThomas W. Greeson, Esquire

    10:45 – 11:10 am ACR Task Force on International Teleradiology A. Van Moore, MD

    11:10 – 11:30 am Panel Discussion Myer H. Roszler, MD, Murray Janower, MD, Thomas W. Greeson, Esquire, A. Van Moore, MDand Stephen R. Baker, MD

    11:30 am – 11:40 am BREAK Posters – Salon PrintempsExhibitors, Case of the Day and refreshments – Pierre de Coubertin

    11:40 am – 12:40 pm PHYSICIAN EXTENDERS IN RADIOLOGYControversies in Emergency RadiologyModerator: Susan D. John, MD

    11:40 am – 12:05 pm The Case for Physician ExtendersCharles Luttenton, MD and F. A. Mann, MD

    12:05 – 12:20 pm The Case Against Physician ExtendersStephen R. Baker, MD

    12:20 – 12:40 pm Panel Discussion12:40 pm – 1:10 pm ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

    Salons Des Saisons

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2004 EMERGENCY NEUROIMAGING COURSESalons Des Saisons

    7:00 am – 5:00 pm REGISTRATIONSalons Des Saisons Foyer

    7:00 am – 8:00 am CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST(for members and guests)Pierre de Couberti

    8:00 am – 9:30 am EMERGENCY IMAGING OF THE SPINE AND ITS CONTENTSModerator: F. A. Mann, MD

    8:00 – 8:30 am Upper Cervical Spine TraumaF. A. Mann, MD

    8:30 – 9:00 am Lower Cervical Spine TraumaC. Craig Blackmore, MD, MPH

    9:00 – 9:30 am Emergent MR in Spine TraumaWendy Cohen, MD

    9:30 am – 10:00 am BREAK Posters – Salon Printemps Exhibitors, Case of the Day, and refreshments – Pierre de Coubertin

    10:00 am – 12:05 pm EMERGENCY IMAGING OF THE BRAINModerator: Wayne S. Kubal, MD

    10:05 – 11:20 am StrokeAlisa D. Gean, MD

    11:20 am – 12:05 pm Brain TraumaJames G. Smirniotopoulos, MD

    12:05 pm – 1:20 pm LUNCH (on your own)Posters – Salon Printemps Exhibitors, Case of the Day, and refreshments – Pierre de Coubertin

    1:20 pm – 2:50 pm EMERGENCY IMAGING OF THE FACE AND NECKModerator: Suzanne D. LeBlang, MD

    1:20 – 1:50 pm Facial TraumaRobert A. Novelline, MD

    1:50 – 2:20 pm Non-Traumatic Facial Emergencies Suzanne D. LeBlang, MD

    2:20 – 2:50 am Neck InfectionsWayne S. Kubal, MD

    2:50 pm – 3:00 pm BREAKPosters – Salon PrintempsExhibitors, Case of the Day, and refreshments –Pierre de Coubertin

    3:00 pm – 5:00 pm SCIENTIFIC SESSION IIModerator: Diego B. Nunez, Jr, MD, MPH

    6:30 pm – 7:00 pm ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET RECEPTIONSalons Des Saisons Foyer

    7:00 pm – 9:30 pm ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUETSalons Des Saisons

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 20048:00 am – 9:00 am 2005 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM PLANNING

    BREAKFAST9:00 am – 11:00 am 2005 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM PLANNING

    COMMITTEE MEETINGO. Clark West, MDSalon Automne

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    If you apply for Active, Affiliate, or Associate membership when you register for the 2003 ASER Annual Meeting,you will save $155.00 off your registration fee. Complete the membership application below and mail this alongwith your meeting registration by August 14th.

    THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF EMERGENCY RADIOLOGY4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342 • Houston, TX 77027 • (713) 965-0566 • Fax (713) 960-0488

    Dues Year: Jan. 1 – Dec. 31

    MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION

    Please print or type ❒ MR. ❒ MRS. ❒ MS.

    FIRST NAME MIDDLE INITIAL LAST NAME

    DEGREE

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    TYPE PRACTICE: ❒ Academic ❒ Private ❒ Resident ❒ Government ❒ Military

    SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS: ❒ ACR ❒ RSNA ❒ ARRS ❒ AUR ❒ ASTRO ❒ AMA ❒ Other:

    Please check member category for which you are applying:

    ❒ Active ($250/yr) ❒ Associate ($250/yr) ❒ Member-in-Training ($75/yr) ❒ Affiliate ($250/yr) ❒ Technologist ($75/yr)

    Signature: Date

    Membership Dues and your curriculum vitae must accompany the application when submitted. Attach check or complete credit card information.

    ❒ Check (payable to ASER) ❒ MasterCard ❒ VISA ❒ American Express

    Credit Card Number: Expiration:

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    Mail to: ASER, 4550 Post Oak Place , Suite 342 Houston, TX 77027, or fax to (713) 960-0488.

    APPLY FOR ASER MEMBERSHIP NOW AND SAVE $155.00!

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    APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

    ACTIVE: A diplomat of the ABR, AOBR, the RoyalCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equiv-alent whose credentials are acceptable to theMembership Committee. Equivalent shall be describedto mean any national radiological accreditation body.Should an applicant radiologist be from a country thatdoes not have a national accreditation, the membershipcommittee shall evaluate the applicant.’s qualificationsand make its recommendation to the ExecutiveCommittee. Active members shall be entitled to vote, tohold elective and appointed office, and to serve on allcommittees. Members shall pay full dues, which includea subscription to Emergency Radiology, the Society’sofficial journal. Dues are currently $250 per year.

    ASSOCIATE: Physicians who are engaged in the prac-tice of Radiology on a full-time basis and who havecompleted an approved residency in Radiology, and areotherwise eligible for membership in ASER, but whohave not been certified by the ABR, AOBR, or the RoyalCollege of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equiv-alent. Associate members have the right to be appoint-ed to committees, but shall not have the right to holdelective office or be a member of the ExecutiveCommittee. Associate members shall pay full societydues ($250), which includes a subscription toEmergency Radiology, the Society’s official journal.

    MEMBER-IN-TRAINING: Physicians in training in the

    field of Radiology (Residents or Fellows) who have aninterest in Emergency Radiology. Members-in-trainingshall be entitled to all the privileges of Active membersexcept they shall not be entitled to vote or hold office.They may serve on committees of the Society. Dues for members-in-training are $75 and includes a sub-scription to Emergency Radiology, the Society’s official journal.

    AFFILIATE: Any physician who has not completed aRadiology residency, but has a demonstrated interest inEmergency Radiology shall be eligible for Affiliate mem-bership. Affiliate membership in ASER neither impliesnor conveys special qualifications or competence inEmergency Radiology. Affiliate members shall have allthe rights of active membership except the right to voteor hold elected office. Affiliate members shall pay fulldues ($250), which includes a subscription toEmergency Radiology, the Society’s official journal.

    TECHNOLOGIST: A registered technologist and mem-ber in good standing of the American Society ofRadiological Technologists or equivalent who has aprincipal interest in Emergency Radiology technology.Technologist members shall have the right to serve oncommittees, but shall not have the right to vote, holdelective office, or serve on the Executive Committee.Technologist dues are $75 and includes a subscriptionto Emergency Radiology, the Society’s official journal.

    Physicians who qualify for membership and who are interested in promoting the goals of the AmericanSociety of Emergency Radiology (ASER) are invited to complete the application form. New applicationsare reviewed and endorsed by the Membership Committee and then reviewed by the ExecutiveCommittee. Successful applicants are notified by the Society of acceptance. If your application is not approvedfor membership, the first year’s membership dues will be refunded.

    The ASER was established in 1988 for the following purposes, as stated in the Society Bylaws:

    ◆ To advance and improve the radiologic aspects of emergency patient care. ◆ To establish Emergency Radiology as an area of special interest in the field of diagnostic imaging including

    sequencing, prioritization, and management of the delivery of imaging services. ◆ To improve educational curricula in Emergency Radiology for both medical students and residents. ◆ To provide, through an annual scientific meeting, a mechanism for presentation of scientific information on

    various aspects of Emergency Radiology and continuing education. ◆ To promote research in Emergency Radiology by clinical and basic science investigators, including residents

    and other trainees. ◆ To act as the resource body on Emergency Radiology for those interested in emergency patient care. ◆ To foster the development of Emergency Radiology in other nations and/or regions of the world. ◆ To develop and recommend standards of care in Emergency Radiology.◆ To publish a scientific journal for dissemination of emergency radiological, clinical, educational, and research

    information worldwide.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP

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    2004 ASER Meeting Registration FormThe American Society of Emergency Radiology offers convenient online registration made available

    through the ASER web site www.erad.org.

    If you do not have access to the internet, please fax or mail your registration form to the following:ASER C/O International Meeting Managers, Inc.4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342Houston, TX 77027or fax to 713-960-0488

    Badg e Name and Ad dress Inf ormation (Please Print or Type)

    First Name Last Name Degree

    Name As It Should Appear on Badge If Different Than Above

    Institution

    Street Address

    City State/Country Province Zip/Postal Code

    Phone Number Fax Number E-mail address

    If you are not an ASER member, how were you informed about the annual meeting? (Check all that apply.)❒ Postcard ❒ Brochure ❒ ASER website ❒ Colleague ❒ Other

    REGISTRATION FEESPlease check the appropriate box and enter total fee enclosed:

    ON or BEFORE 08/14/04 AFTER 08/14/04❒ ASER Member (Active Associate, Affiliate) $595.00 $645.00❒ Non Member $750.00 $800.00❒ ASER Member In Training (Resident*/ Fellow) $350.00 $400.00❒ Non-Member –In-Training (Resident*/Fellow) $375.00 $425.00

    Will you attend the welcome reception on Wednesday evening, September 8th? ❒ yes ❒ noWill you attend the Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday evening, September 11th? ❒ yes ❒ no

    COMPANION/GUEST REGISTRATION INFORMATIONHow many guests will attend the complimentary Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening? ____________How many guests will attend the complimentary Companion/Guest breakfast? ____________How many guests will attend the Annual Awards Reception and Banquet? ____________(Additional tickets are $60.00)Title, First and Last Name of Guest for badge purposes _______________________________________________________________________________

    TOTAL REGISTRATION FEE inc luding guest f ees $___________

    Registration fees cover tuition, teaching materials, instruction, continental breakfast and coffee breaks, annual welcome reception and awardsbanquet for the attendee.

    A $100.00 administrative fee will be retained if you cancel your meeting registration. In order to receive a full refund of the balance, writ-ten notice must be received no later than August 14, 2004, thereafter, no refunds will be made.

    METHOD OF PAYMENT❒ Check (payable to ASER) ❒ MasterCard ❒ VISA ❒ American Express

    Credit Card Number Expiration Date

    Name on Card Cardholder’s Signature

    Fees should be made payable to The American Society of Emergency Radiology in U.S. dollars only. All Foreign payments must be made on a U.S. bank.American Express, VISA, Master Card and Discover are accepted for payment. All fees must be received at the time of registration.

    *Written verification of Radiologist-In-Training, Resident or Fellow status must accompany registration form.

    MEETING REGISTRATION FORM

    Registration Disclaimer: The American Society of Emergency Radiology, International Meeting Managers, Inc., as planners of this function and ContinuingMedical Education Resources Inc., claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers to this meeting or the safety of any attendee while in transit to or from thisevent. The total amount of any liability during the precise hours of the meeting will be limited to a refund of the attendance fee. Your signature belowacknowledges acceptance of this provision of registration. If applicable, your signature below also gives your consent to participate in the tours, and by sodoing releases those involved in the organization of these events from any liability in case of injury or accident to yourself.

    Signature Date

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    The spirit of Montreal emerges with elegance and sophistication at the Hôtel Omni Mont-Royal.Located on historic Sherbrooke Street in the heart of the downtown Golden Square Mile, thisAAA Four-Diamond hotel defines the standards of impeccable service and lavish accommoda-tions. Nestled among fashionable boutiques, museums, fine dining and exciting nightlife of chicCrescent Street, the hotel is an experience in itself.

    Luxurious guest rooms and suites offering stunning views of the Montreal skyline or breathtak-ing Mont-Royal Park, the world-class cuisine of OPUS II restaurant, the full-service health cluband spa has something for everyone.

    $235.00 CD Single/Double for deluxe guest rooms$375.00 CD One Bedroom Suites$525.00 CD Two Bedroom Suites

    HOUSING DEADLINEThe deadline for guaranteed housing is Saturday, August 14, 2004. Reservations made after the deadline date will be taken on a space available basisand the ASER hotel rate cannot be guaranteed.

    HOTEL RESERVATION AND CANCELLATION POLICYReservations may be made conveniently on line at ASER’s website; www.erad.org. Should you experience a problem using the online reservation sys-tem, please refer to the hotel reservation service by phone or by fax at the numbers listed on the hotel reservation form. Reservations must be receivedby August 14, 2004 in order to guarantee availability. It is possible that hotel rooms may sell out prior to August 14th, therefore it is strongly recom-mended that you make your reservations as early as possible.

    Room rates are available three days prior and following actual meeting dates subject to availability. Room rates listed do not include applicable taxes,which are currently 7% federal tax, 7.5% provincial tax, $2 lodging tax (fixed tax per room/per night). Tax is subject to change

    The hotel will require a first night’s deposit to confirm a guestroom reservation plus appropriate tax. Personal check, money order or any valid majorcredit card is acceptable. The deposit will not be charged against the credit card unless you should cancel without proper notice of cancellation.Cancelations are fully refundable forty-eight hours prior to the scheduled arrival. When phoning or faxing your reservation, please obtain a cancela-tion number for your records.

    HOTEL INFORMATION

    HOTEL RESERVATION FORMThe American Society of Emergency Radiology

    Postgraduate Course in Emergency and Trauma Radiology 2004September 8-11, 2004

    HOTEL RESERVATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 14, 2004

    (Please Print or Type. Information marked with an “*” are mandatory.)

    FIRST NAME* LAST NAME*

    DEGREE INSTITUTION

    STREET ADDRESS*

    CITY* STATE/COUNTRY PROVINCE* ZIP/POSTAL CODE*

    PHONE NUMBER* FAX NUMBER E-MAIL ADDRESS

    PERSON(S) SHARING MY ROOM

    ARRIVAL DATE* DEPARTURE DATE* EXPECTED ARRIVAL TIME

    ❒ Single/Double for Deluxe guest rooms: $235.00 CD❒ One Bedroom Suites: $375.00 CD❒ Two Bedroom Suites: $525.00 CD

    ❒ ONE BED ❒ TWO BEDS SPECIAL NEEDS:

    METHOD OF PAYMENT:* ❒ MASTERCARD ❒ VISA ❒ AMERICAN EXPRESS

    CREDIT CARD NUMBER EXPIRATION DATE

    NAME ON CARD CARDHOLDER’S SIGNATURE

    (max. occupancy is 3 people per room. Additional fee of CAD $35 for triple occupancy.)

    The convenient on-line hotel reservation system is available through the ASER web site www.erad.org. If you do not have access to the internet, please fax your hotel reservation form to 514-845-3025.

    HÔTEL OMNI MONT-ROYAL1050 Sherbrooke Street WestMontreal, Canada H3A 2R6 Telephone: 514-284-1110

    Fax: 514-284-6614

    Visit www.erad.or gfor con venient on-line

    hotel reser vations.

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    Wednesday - SaturdaySeptember 8-11, 2004

    THE HÔTEL OMNI MONT-ROYALMONTREAL, CANADA

    Jointly sponsored by Continuing Medical Education Resources,Inc.

    The American Society of Emergency Radiologyc/o International Meeting Managers, Inc.4550 Post Oak Place, Suite 342Houston, Texas 77027

    The American Society of Emergency RadiologyPostgraduate Course in Emergency and Trauma Radiology 2004

    SEPTEMBER 8-11, 2004

    The Hôtel Omni Mont-RoyalMontreal, Canada

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    Postgraduate Coursein Emergency andTrauma Radiology 2004

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