AIUM to host 2004 annual convention June 19-22, in Phoenix, Arizona

03/23/04

LAUREL, MARYLAND--The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) will hold its 2004 Annual Preconvention Program and Convention at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, June 19–22, 2004.

More than 2,000 sonographers, physicians, engineers, scientists, physicists, manufacturers, medical students, and veterinarians are expected to meet in Phoenix for the world's largest meeting dedicated to diagnostic ultrasound.

Attendees will have the opportunity to view the newest and best in ultrasound technology, network with colleagues from around the world, and enhance their professional skills through categorical courses and scientific, Meet-the-Professor, Just Images, and film panel sessions. The 2004 convention will also feature scientific and commercial exhibits, as well as hands-on scanning courses including musculoskeletal and vascular ultrasound.

The 2004 preconvention program, which will take place the Saturday and Sunday before the convention, June 19 and 20, will feature five different courses: Evidence-Based Obstetric Ultrasound; Vascular Ultrasound: Where Does It Fit In Diagnosis and Management; Newest Trends in Gynecologic Ultrasound; Three-Dimensional Ultrasound for Obstetrics and Gynecology--An Update; and The Practice of Ultrasound.

Attendees of the 2004 AIUM Annual Preconvention Program and Convention will have the opportunity to earn up to 32 AMA PRA category 1 CME credits (16 convention CME credits, 11 preconvention CME credits, and 5 Meet-the Professor CME credits).

The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, the site of the 2004 AIUM Annual Convention, is a welcome haven in the spectacular Sonoran Desert, where it's easy to find ultimate luxury, unparalleled service, endless recreation, and exquisite cuisine. As an entertainment resort, the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa includes two championship golf courses, the Kokopelli Kids Program, which includes interactive activities for guests ages 4–12, an eight-court tennis center, bicycle rentals, and a 28,000 square-foot Revive Spa for massages. The resort also boasts four acres of waterways including whirlpools, lap pools, swimming pools, jacuzzis, and a lazy river, as well as ten eateries, hiking on nearby desert trails, great shopping, and many other great features that have attracted visitors from all over the world.

Online registration and detailed course itineraries for the 2004 AIUM Annual Preconvention Program and Convention (June 19–22, 2004) are available on the AIUM website at www.aium.org.

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