Featured Speakers

Featured Speakers

Donald Resnick, MD

Bone Marrow Changes Related to Injury: Anatomy, Pathophysiology and Terminology

The presentation will describe in detail the reaction of bone marrow to physical injury emphasizing the subchondral bone and, specifically, delineating the anatomy of this region and the pathophysiology that explains what we see on the MR imaging examination, covering such topics as bone contusions (or bruises) and subchondral and osteochondral fractures.


Robert Boutin, MD & Atul Taneja, MD, PhD

Muscle Injury, Edema and Beyond

MRI has a pivotal role in the diagnosis of traumatic and non-traumatic muscle disorders, both in children and adults. Grading systems for muscle injuries have been evolved recently, and professionals dealing with sports medicine should be aware of the current classifications. Novel imaging techniques also add information for advanced muscle imaging.


Marcelo Bordalo-Rodrigues, MD, PhD

Plates and Screws - What Do They Do? 

Knowledge of basic orthopedic hardware is necessary to understand proper function and aggregate value to the report. We will describe basic orthopedic fixation devices, purposes, normal radiological findings and complications.


James Griffith, MB, BCh, BAO, MD

Osteoporotic Fractures

All osteoporotic insufficiency fractures provide an absolute unequivocal measure of reduced bone strength and hence osteoporosis. They should be recognized as such and routinely reported in a clear, unambiguous manner.


Michael Recht, MD

AI and MSK Radiology: What is Its Role?

Artificial Intelligence, and in particular machine learning, holds the promise/threat of significant disruption to the current practice of musculoskeletal imaging. In this lecture, we will discuss some of the potential changes including the decision as to which examination to perform, the protocoling of examinations, the acquisition and reconstruction of images, quantitative calculations and the interpretation of images.



Philip Robinson, FRCR

Post-Op ACL

In this talk we will review the rationale and techniques for ACL reconstruction and focus on MRI findings of normal post-surgical variation versus graft complications. A summary of the literature available regarding subsequent global knee complications and how these can be detected with imaging techniques will be illustrated.



Christian Pfirrmann, MD, MBA

MR Imaging of Metal: How To Do It

MR Imaging Around Metallic Hardware – With the advancement of MR techniques, new powerful indication for imaging emerge. However not only techniques are new but also our interpretation needs to be reviewed and relevance findings needs to be assessed.



Jon Jacobson, MD

PRP: What is it Good For? 

Platelet-rich plasma injections are more commonly being used to treat chronic tendinopathy. While proven safe and effective, there continues to be debate regarding its cost effectiveness compared to other percutaneous tendon treatments.



 Donna Blankenbaker, MD

MRI of FAI: How to Assess and What to Report

In the last two decades there has been a renewed interest in hip preservation surgery. However, this treatment has evolved from treating established osteoarthritis (OA) to prevention of joint degeneration in the symptomatic hip before OA is radiographically evident. Our imaging of femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and measurements obtained from imaging play a key role in the preoperative planning for these patients.



Andrew Grainger, FRCP, FRCR

Imaging the Menisci 

Our understanding of patterns of meniscal injury and their significance along with surgical techniques to treat meniscal injury has advanced rapidly in recent years. The lecture will focus on the MRI appearances of different types of meniscal injury, highlighting their surgical significance and reviewing common diagnostic pitfalls. 



Anne Cotten, MD

Hands and Feet Pitfalls for Diagnosis

The aim of this lecture is to present the main radiological pitfalls that can be encountered in clinical practice. Key points to recognize technical or anatomical structures mimicking lesions such as erosions will be provided.