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2023 MVMA Spring Seminar - Getting Through Your Day: Interpretation tips for Radiology of the Thorax and GI Tract

Event Date Apr 20, 2023 9:00 am
Event End Date Apr 20, 2023 3:35 pm
Registration Start Date Feb 10, 2023
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Cut off date Apr 20, 2023 9:00 am
Individual Price Ranges: $80-220
Location MN Humanities Center
2023 MVMA Spring Seminar - Getting Through Your Day: Interpretation tips for Radiology of the Thorax and GI Tract

Explore the world of thoracic and gastrointestinal radiology in interactive sessions! Together we will navigate normal anatomy of the thorax and abdomen, recognize normal variants, and distinguish artifacts of technique from disease. We will try to make sense of the shadows in thoracic disease, highlighting some of the common disorders you encounter in your day-to-day practice.  We will complete our time together determining who needs to go to GI surgery and who might be able to go home with some medical therapy.

This program has submitted for 6.0 hours of continuing education credits in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.

Participate either in person at the MN Humanities Center in St. Paul or attend online.


Seminar Day-Thursday, April 20th

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration & Continental Breakfast 

9:00 am-9:50 am- Is that normal? – Normal thoracic radiology

9:50 am-10:00 am-Break

10:00 am-10:50apm- Hail, hoarfrost, whiteout & fog – Making sense of lung patterns

10:50 am-11:00 am-Break

11:00 am-11:50 am- It grew three sizes that day – Cardiovascular radiology

11:50 am-12:45 pm-Lunch

12:45 pm-1:35 pm-What’s in that space? – Radiology of the mediastinal and pleural spaces

1:35 pm-1:45 pm-Break

1:45 pm-2:35 pm-Is that normal? – Normal abdominal radiology

2:35 pm-2:45 pm-Break

2:45 pm-3:35 pm- To cut or not to cut? – Gastrointestinal radiology



  • This program has been approved for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
  • Availability to participate onsite (limited) and online
  • Breaks and lunch are provided to onsite attendees
  • Handouts are provided to all attendees
  • Registration changes (onsite to online) must be received 72 hours prior to the seminar. Changes incur a $40 administrative fee.
  • Registration cancellations must be received 72 hours prior to the seminar. Cancellation refund less a 10% administrative fee. 
  • Disclaimer: All logos, photos, etc. used in this presentation are the property of their respective copyright owners and are used here for educational purposes only. Please do not take photos of any of the slides.


Online Registration Option

Attend the Seminar, which will begin at 9:00 am (central), from anywhere you have an internet connection! Choose the "online" option during registration and you will be emailed a secure link to attend the live session on the day of the seminar. Only the registrant has access with this link as the attendees are monitored and must sign-in with their name and email address. The registrant is also the only one eligible for the CE credits associated with the Seminar. 

What will you experience: Once you have accessed the Seminar your computer screen will be dominated with a direct-feed PowerPoint for clarity of viewing, plus the audio of the presenter as the slides automatically advance on your screen. A small video window on the side of your screen will show the presenter. During the live Q&A session you are able to submit questions.


Kari Anderson

DV\M, DACVR, Professor, Medical Imagine, Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Kari Anderson is a Professor of Medical Imaging at the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine.  She joined the faculty in 1999 after completing a radiology residency at the University of Tennessee.   Prior to specializing, she earned her DVM at the U of MN, completed a small animal rotating internship at NC State, and worked as an associate veterinarian in a small animal veterinary hospital in the greater Twin Cities metro area.  Kari’s passion to teach radiology to students, interns and residents is a primary reason she accepted and continues a faculty position at the CVM.  She is currently developing the interactive Veterinary Radiographic Anatomy Tool (V-RAT) to help students learn radiographic anatomy of dogs, cats, horses and cows.