14th Annual OctoberQuest: Topics in Radiologic Imaging

Date: October 14th, 2017

Time: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Maine Medical Center
Charles A. Dana Health Education Center
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME  04102

Brochure & Registration Form


7:00 - 7:45 AM  Registration/Breakfast

7:45 - 8:00 AM  Welcome

8:00 - 9:00 AM  Keynote: Auditorium

The Radiological Assessment of the Abused Child
Lawrence Ricci, MD, Medical Director, Spurwink Child Abuse

9:00 - 9:15 AM  Break

9:15 - 10:15 AM  Concurrent Session 1

Interesting and Unique Findings on Trauma CT Scans
Joseph Rappold, MD, FACS, Chief, Acute Care Surgery, Maine Medical Center

Pediatric Renal Ultrasound: Not Just Hydro!
Andrew Landes, MD, Director, Pediatric Radiology, Maine Medical Center

10:20 - 11:20 AM  General Session: Auditorium

The Evolution of Imaging Informatics-Enterprise Imaging and Beyond
Robert Coleman, BS, Senior Director, Imaging Informatics, MaineHealth

11:20 AM - 12:20 PM  General Session: Auditorium

3D Printing: The Lesser Known Tool in the Radiology Toolbox
Yasmin Carter, Ph.D., Asst. Professor, University of Mass Medical School

12:20 - 1:00 PM  Lunch     

1:00 - 2:00 PM  Concurrent Session 2

Radiation Risk: Where Do We Stand?
Lindsey Berkowitz, Ph.D., ABR, Director of Physics, Maine Medical Center

Ultrasound and MR Elastography
Elena Resnick, MD, Radiologist, Maine Medical Center

2:05 - 3:05 PM  General Session: Auditorium

Supporting Transgender and Gender Divergent People in Healthcare
Brandy Brown, LCSW, Gender Clinic Coordinator, Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital

3:05 - 3:20 PM  Break

3:20 - 4:20 PM  Closing Keynote: Auditorium

Radiology Technology and Cyber Security – Trends and Actions
Barb Armstrong, MSA, CISA, CISM, Senior Director, Information Services, Maine Medical Center

4:20 - 4:30 PM  Evaluations and Closing


Lawrence Ricci, MD

Medical Director, Spurwink Child Abuse Program & Consultant at BBCH

The Radiological Assessment of the Abused Child
The modern assessment of possible child abuse is heavily dependent on radiology. We’ll review various aspects of the radiological assessment of the possibly abused child.

Elena Resnick, MD

Division Director, Ultrasound, MMC

Ultrasound & MRI Elastography
The pathology of fibrosis and the clinical implications of an accurate diagnosis will be reviewed. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of each modality and techniques for acquisition.

Yasmin Carter, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor, U of Mass Medical School

3D Printing: The Lesser Known Tool in the Radiology Toolbox
This lecture will provide an overview of 3D printing technology, its associated costs and required skill sets. Participants will learn how 3D models can be used in staff training, student education, and surgical planning.

Brandy Brown, LCSW

Gender Clinic Coordinator, BBCH

Imaging the Transgender Patient
This lecture will help us understand the risks and barriers for this patient population. We’ll discuss common reasons why transgender patients are referred for radiology services and the role of radiology caregivers in supporting excellent healthcare outcomes.


Registration is $65 if paid before October 1st. From October 1st to the day of the conference, the fee is $80. A student fee of $40 is offered throughout the registration period. All refunds will be subject to a $20 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after October 6th.

Brochure & Registration Form

Accommodations, Parking & Assistance

Rooms are reserved on Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th at the Clarion Hotel at 1230 Congress Street in Portland. To take advantage of the special conference rate of $68 plus tax, call (207) 774-5611 by October 1st and mention the Maine Medical Center OctoberQuest conference. Free parking is available in the Chadwick Street Visitors lot and the hospital visitors parking garage on Congress Street.

Maine Medical Center has the means available to assist persons with disabilities who have specific needs relative to participation in the conference. Individuals who need auxiliary aides for effective communication in programs and services of the Dana Center are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the Radiology Department at (207) 662-6203. To ensure availability, please make your request no later than October 1st.


ASRT: 7.0 Category A CE Credits