Extended Multimodality Course

The Extended Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Tissues Course is a  4 1/2 day course with Day 1 devoted exclusively to breast MRI with the remaining MRI lectures and activities distributed throughout the rest of the course.  Attendance in this option will provide 32 Category I CME credits, including 15 credit hours of breast MRI, fulfilling the MIPPA accreditation requirements for breast MRI.

In addition, the course will provide 2 hours of Category I CME credits in breast ultrasound.

This course is offered only in the USA.


The extended course is intended for practicing radiologists, surgeons, radiology technologists, nurses, physician assistants, fellows, residents, scientists, and anyone interested in multimodality approach to the diagnosis of breast diseases.

Those who wish can choose the Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Diseases segment, starting on Day 2 of the Extended Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Diseases Course. This course will provide 24 hours of Category I CME credits, including two (2) hours of Category I CME credits in ultrasound and six (6) hours of Category I CME credits of breast MRI. This course segment is offered only in the USA.


  • Lectures about mammography and the multimodality approach: László Tabár, M.D., F.A.C.R.(Hon).
  • Breast MRI lectures by Gillian Newstead, M.D., F.A.C.R.  and Robert Schmidt, M.D., F.A.C.R. (USA Courses Only)
  • Breast ultrasound lectures by A. Thomas Stavros, M.D., F.A.C.R (USA Courses Only)


68 year old asymptomatic woman, screening examination.  The solitary, <10mm screen-detected lesion has the features of a malignant breast tumor on the mammogram, hand-held ultrasound and breast MRI

Correlative specimen radiograph,large section histology, intermediate and higher power histologic examination: <10mm well differentiated invasive breast cancer associated with low grade cancer in situ (22x16 mm).

Multimodality Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Diseases

This course teaches the implications of mammography, breast MRI, hand-held and 3-dimensional automated breast ultrasound as well as interventional methods as part of the interdisciplinary team work. The mammographic, ultrasound, breast MRI and large section histology images of a wide range of breast diseases will be explained didactically, using the latest presentation technology tools in a unique presentation format.

MEI provides training and teaching on all aspects of breast imaging using the multimodality approach: mammography, breast ultraosund, tomosynthesis, breast MRI. Internationally reknowned Faculty teaches each of the imaging modalities.

For more details about the Multimodality Course, click HERE.


Hands-on Screening Course Overview

MEI offers a newly-designed Hands-on Screening Course (3-day). This course fulfills the following MQSA and ACR accreditation requirements:  

  • Interpretation/multi-reading of at least 240 mammograms under direct supervision of a qualified interpreting physician.
  • Initial qualifications for Full Field Digital mammography (FFDM) under MQSA
  • Instruction in the interpretation of mammograms and education in basic breast anatomy, pathology, physiology.
For a detailed description of the Screening Course, click HERE.

Hands-on screening at high quality viewing stations.
Hands-on screening at high-quality viewing stations