Breast Imaging Fundamentals and Innovations

Breast Imaging Fundamentals and Innovations CME / CPD 

Full Course:  16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD(EXPIRES 5/31/19)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Radiologists, Physicians, Subspecialist Physicians

Series 16 (BIFIP16) Topics Include: Indications for Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Post Surgery, Male/Transgender Imaging, and more.

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

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Risk and Indications for Breast MRI

Risk Assessment in Breast Imaging: Breast Density and Beyond, Evidence-Based Clinical Indications for Breast MRI and MRI in High and Intermediate Risk Patient

Tomosynthesis and MRI Interpretation

Update on Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Breast MRI: A Practical Approach to Image Interpretation, and Tomosynthesis in Practice: Case Based Example

Ultrasound: BI-RADS, Lesions and New Techniques

Highlights of New BIRADS 5th Edition for Mammography and Ultrasound, Breast Ultrasound: Screening, Newer Techniques, and Applications, and Breast Ultrasound: Evaluating Palpable and Non-palpable Lesions

Breast MRI: BI-RADS,Advanced Applications and Cases

Breast MRI BI-RADS 5th Edition Update, Advanced Applications MR -Including Diffusion for Dummies!, MRI Challenging Cases and Management Options, and
SAM: Update on BIRADS and Advanced Imaging 2016

Breast Cancer Biology, Biopsies and Pathology

Breast Cancer Biology - What the Imager Needs to Know, MRI Guided Biopsies: Basics and Lesions Learned, and Pathologic Correlation and High Risk Lesion

BI-RADS 3, Post Surgery and False Findings

Review of BIRADs 3 Lesions Learned - Why and Why Not?, Imaging of the Postsurgical Breast: What to expect. What to look for., and False Negatives/False Positives - Where Did We Go Wrong

DCIS, Male/Transgender Imaging and Multi-Modality Cases

Multi-Modality Imaging of DCIS, Breast Imaging of Males and Transgender Individuals - Why, Who, When, Why?, Instructive Breast Imaging Cases, and Multi-Modality Problem Solving Case

Course Objective

  • Explain the roles and potential benefits of digital breast tomosynthesis in the screening and diagnosis of breast cancer and benign breast diseases
  • Discuss the data on screening breast ultrasound in women with dense breasts
  • Summarize the emerging technologies of ultrasound elastoraphy, diffusionweighted breast MRI and molecular breast imaging
  • Discuss the methods of breast cancer risk assessment and how they can be integrated into breast imaging practices
  • Demonstrate image-guided breast biopsy skills
  • Identify the changes in the new BI-RADs 5th edition for breast MRI
  • Discuss the data on the use of breast MRI in the screening of high and intermediate risk women.


Release Date: 6/1/16
CME Expiration: 5/31/19

This enduring material has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Global Education Group (Global) and Meetings By Mail. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Global Education Group designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All credits for this enduring material are applicable toward Self Assessment CME requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC).


  • Enjoyed the new format.  Please offer more imaging courses, specifically abdominal division (bowel, pancreas, etc.).

    Alan B., MD, Ontario, Canada