Mayo Clinic Ultrasound Research Center Symposium: Convergence of Waves and Ideas 2017

Rochester, MN US
December 16, 2017

Course Directors: Matthew R. Callstrom, M.D., Ph.D., James F. Greenleaf, Ph.D., Ivan Z. Nenadic, Ph.D., Luiz Henrique D. Vasconcelos

This educational activity is designated for Mayo Clinic employees only and will be video-conferenced to Stabile North 150N in Florida and to Scottsdale: Mayo Clinic Building, Taylor Auditorium.  Please contact to cancel your registration by December 12th if you are unable to attend to avoid unnecessary costs for the course.

The Ultrasound Research Center at Mayo Clinic was established to be a multidisciplinary ultrasound research nexus, comprising engineers and physicists performing world-class basic research partnered with clinicians practicing cutting-edge translational medicine that utilizes the entire array of ultrasound technologies. The goal of the symposium is to bring all clinical and basic science ultrasound research conducted at Mayo into a single all-day meeting with the opportunity to share scientific advancements and facilitate collaborations.

Abstracts for poster presentation abstracts will be accepted through December 4th.  Click here to submit your abstract.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, scientists, residents, fellows, PAs and sonographers in Mayo Clinic’s Cardiology, OB/GYN, Muscular Skeletal, Radiology, and other departments with an interest in ultrasound research. 

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe state-of-the-art research on medical ultrasound.
  • Identify common, critical issues encountered in applying ultrasound technologies and creative approaches to solve them.
  • Discuss opportunities for greater research collaboration across disciplines, sectors, initiatives, and departments.
  • Identify opportunities to strengthen the development of the field of ultrasound research including concepts, frameworks, measures and methods.
  • Examine current research and clinical practices from disciplines outside of one’s own to find improvement opportunities.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
12/16/2017 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
12/16/2017 - 2:45pm

Click here to view the program schedule in your mobile device.

Click here to view the Poster Submissions in your mobile device.

Phillips Hall - Mayo Clinic
100 2nd Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902
United States

We will be video conferencing this event to AZ‑SC‑MC‑CC‑TAYLOR AUD in Scottsdale and to FL‑JA‑VS‑01‑150N in Jacksonville.  

Zeynettin Akkus, Ph.D.

Maria C. Arciniegas Calle, M.D.

Mahdi Bayat, Ph.D.  

Miguel Bernal Restrepo, Ph.D.

Matthew R. Callstrom, M.D., Ph.D.

Abolfazl Dohaei

Katrina N. Glazebrook, M.B., Ch.B.

James F. Greenleaf, Ph.D.

Viksit Kumar, Ph.D.

Xifeng Liu, Ph.D.

Matthew Lowerison, Ph.D.

Daniel Mellema, Ph.D.

Scott A. Mitchell, M.D.

Ivan Z. Nenadic, Ph.D

Pengfei Song, Ph.D.

Mari Charisse (Charisse) Trinidad, M.D.

Matthew W. Urban, Ph.D.

Kristin D. Zhao, Ph.D.

Poster Presenters

Sara Aristizabal Taborda

Miguel Bernal Restrepo, Ph.D.

Mahdi Bayat, Ph.D.

Ping Gong, Ph.D.

Nathan R. Huber

Brenda J. Hyde, M.D.

Dr. Annop Lekhakul

Shireen Mirza, M.B.B.S.

Ivan Z. Nenadic, Ph. D.

Juan S. Rico-Mesa

Matthew W. Urban, Ph.D.

Luiz Henrique D. Vasconcelos

Simrit K. Warring

Ben Wood, Research Student

Kathleen (Katie) A. Young, M.D.

Xiaoming Zhang, Ph.D.

Jinling Zhou, Ph.D.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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 Statement:

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.00 Attendance

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