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MRI in the Thousand Islands




Four Points by Sheraton
285 King St., E., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3B1, Canada
Fee: $599.00 (Base Price)


  • Radiologists (2 Days): $599
  • Radiologists (1 Day): $299
  • Residents/Technologists/Fellows: $299 (discount applied at the time of registration)
  • Dinner Guest Ticket: $50

MRI in the Thousand Islands

1st Annual MRI Anatomy & Pathology Course



  • Dr. Robert Bleakney, Musculoskelatal Radiologist, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Claudia Kirsch, Neuroradiologist, Zucker Hofstra School of Medicine at Northwell 
  • Dr. Roberta LaPiana, Paediatric Neurologist, MNI - McGill University
  • Dr. Nicola Schieda, Abdominal Imaging Radiologist, University of Ottawa


Please note that your registration fee includes YOUR ticket to the Thousand Island Dinner Cruise on Friday, October 4th.  You will have an option to purchase one additional guest ticket for $50 at the time of registration. 

**Use THIS Hotel Room Booking Link for a Special Conference Rate!**



  • Eric Sauerbrei, MD FRCPC. Professor of Radiology, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Queen’s University
  • Donatella Tampieri, MD. Professor of Radiology, Kingston Health Sciences Centre,  Queen’s University

This program is a practical MRI anatomy and pathology symposium.  We aim to highlight current trends and recent advances in MRI in various body sections through didactic and interactive case-based sessions. 

Our first annual program will feature an in-depth focus on:

  • MRI Anatomy
  • Liver and Women’s Imaging
  • Neuroradiology, including Epilepsy, Orbital, Spine, and Cranial Nerves
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging of Large Joints
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Prostate MRI
  • Contrast Agents 
  • Tailored Protocols 

October 4, 2019


Breakfast & Welcoming Remarks

MRI Evaluation of the Thoracic Aorta

Prostate MRI & Pi-RADS

Update on MRI of Solid Renal Masses

Coffee Break

Use of 3T MRI in Epilepsy

MRI of the Cervical Carcinoma

Peri-Neural Tumour Spread of Head & Neck Cancer


The role of gadoxectic acid-enhanced MRI in the detection of colorectal liver metastases

Spinal Cord Pathology

Brain Tumour Imaging with 3T

MRI & High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening

Case of the Day Results

October 5, 2019


High-Resolution MR Vessel Wall Imaging

Hip Labrum & FAI

Cranial Nerves Anatomy & Pathology

Coffee Break

Hereditary White Matter Diseases: The Usefulness of 3T MRI

New Rapid Imaging Techniques

The safety and stability of gadolinium-based contrast agents


MRI in Diagnostic Multi-modality Breast Imaging

Cardiovascular MRI at 3 Tesla

Coffee Break

Introduction to Cardiac Imaging

Shoulder Instability

Case of the Day Results