RSNA Press Release

RSNA to Hold Spotlight Course on Chest Imaging

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Released: January 31, 2019

OAK BROOK, Ill. . (January 31, 2019) — The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) will offer a new regional course this spring in Santiago, Chile. The RSNA Spotlight Course, New Frontiers: Advances in Radiology of the Thorax, will be held April 12-13, 2019, at the Hotel Plaza el Bosque Nuevas Las Condes. Registration is now open for this unique course, presented entirely in Spanish.

The course offers personalized education from the best specialists in chest imaging from North America and South America. Course participants will discover innovative concepts in thoracic imaging and acquire practical skills to improve patient care in their practices and in their communities. In select sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and test their knowledge with the RSNA Diagnosis Live™ gamification program.

RSNA organized the course with the support of the Chilean Society of Radiology. Presented under the direction of Carlos S. Restrepo, M.D., from the University of Texas (UT Health) in San Antonio, Texas, and Claudio Silva, M.D., M.Sc., from the Clínica Alemana de Santiago in Chile, the course will be taught by renowned leaders in thoracic and cardiothoracic imaging.

The program includes sessions on cancer imaging, cardiovascular imaging, infection and inflammation, and more.

"This RSNA Spotlight Course is the state-of-the-art in chest radiology with a large selection of topics of great clinical relevance," Dr. Restrepo said.

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RSNA is an association of over 53,400 radiologists, radiation oncologists, medical physicists and related scientists, promoting excellence in patient care and health care delivery through education, research and technologic innovation. The Society is based in Oak Brook, Ill. (