Total Radiology Conference


Arab Health’s CME Total Radiology Conference was a four-day scientific meeting presenting the latest advances in medical imaging, accurate imaging diagnosis and improvement of care quality for radiology patients within the theme “Practical advice and updates in radiology practice”.

New in 2019:

  • NEW VENUE: The Total Radiology Conference took place at the Conrad Hotel to provide attendees with a better experience!
  • Leadership lectures: Management skills for radiologists
  • Technical skills workshops and hands-on training for senior radiologists
  • Masterclass on MRI for radiographers
  • Arab Health welcomed the Pan Arab Radiology Society, the Turkish Society of Radiology, the European Society of Radiology - ESR, the European Society of Oncologic Imaging - ESOI and the European Federation of Radiographers Societies EFRS
  • Reduced price and special rates were available for allied healthcare professionals*

Benefits of attending:

  • Find tips on how the experts conduct accurate diagnosis in oncologic imaging
  • Examine impact of new initiatives to prevent occupational exposure in radiology
  • Identify how to translate academic research to evidence-based diagnostic radiology
  • Evaluate how to reduce radiation while maintaining good image quality with different modalities
  • Review pearls and pitfalls of diagnosis and image cases more efficiently and quickly

Key topics:

  • Leadership lectures to improve radiology practice management
  • Oncologic radiology
  • Practical updates for radiographers
  • Paediatric imaging
  • Breast imaging

Activity director:

  • Dr Moulay Meziane, Head of Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Co-activity director:

  • Dr Eric Vens, Department Chair, Diagnostic Radiology, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Global chair:

  • Prof Dr Michael Fuchsjaeger, Professor and Chairman of General Radiology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Local chair:

  • Prof Hatem Abou El Abbass Ghonim, Senior Consultant Radiologist, Al Qassimi Hospital, Sharjah Medical Director, Unison CI in PPP with Ministry of Health and Prevention, Dubai, UAE

Committee members:

  • Anthony John Bedson, Manager of Radiology, Clinical Imaging Institute, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Asim Khwaja, Consultant Interventional Radiologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Dr Jamal Alkoteesh, Consultant Interventional Radiologist; Chairman, Clinical Imaging Institute, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE


  • Dr Adnan Ali Kassis, Consultant, Head of Department – Radiology, Ain Alkhaleej Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Dr Alaa Hakim, Consultant Interventional Radiologist,Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Allison McGee, Lecturer, University College Dublin, School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland
  • Prof Andrea Laghi, Professor of Radiology, "Sapienza”, University of Rome, Director, Radiology Unit,Sant' Andrea University Hospital, Rome, Italy
  • Prof Dr Aysenur Oktay, Breast and Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Department of Radiology, Ege University Medical School, Izmir, Turkey
  • Prof Dr Carol Benson, Director of Ultrasound, Co-Director of High Risk Obstetrical Ultrasound, Radiology Director of the Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory, Professor, Radiology,Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Dr Christian Krautz, Senior Physician and Head of the Surgical Skills Lab, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlandgen, Germany
  • Prof Daniele Regge, Past President, European Society of Oncologic Imaging, Turin, Italy
  • Denise Conroy, Radiology Manager, Bon Secours Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • Prof Elizabeth Morris, Chief of the Breast Imaging Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Prof Emanuele Neri, Department of Translational Research, University of Pisa , Chair, Radiodiagnostics,Pisa University Hospital, Pisa, Italy
  • Prof Dr Frederica Pediconi, Chairperson of the Educational Committee, European Society of Breast Imaging - EUSOBI, Department of Radiology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
  • Dr Gamal Mahgoub, Consultant Radiologist, Abu Dhabi Police Medical Services, Abu Dhabi Police G.H.Q., Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Prof Dr Graciano Paulo, Professor of Medical Imaging & Radiotherapy, IPC-ESTeSC, Coimbra Health School, Head, WHO Collaborative Centre for Radiation Protection and Health IPC-ESTeSC, Coimbra Health School, Past President, European Federation of Radiographer Societies, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Prof Dr Guy Frija, Chair ESR EuroSafe Imaging, Professor of Radiology, Imaging Department, Hospital Europeen Geroges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Prof Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Professor and Chairman of Radiology, German Center for Lung Research (DZL), Director, Translational Lung Research Center Heidelberg (TLRC), Executive Board, Medical Director, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Assoc Prof Dr Jonathan McNulty , President, European Federation of Radiographer Societies, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Head of Subject, Radiography, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Kaltham Abdulwahid Noor, Specialist Radiographer, Deputy Supervisor – Radiology,Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE
  • Prof Khalid Khashoggi, President of Radiological Society of Saudi Arabia (RSSA), Assistant Professor, Head of Radiology Department, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, KSA
  • Prof Dr Michael Kreissl, Professor and Chairman of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
  • Dr Mohamed Abdelfatah Abuzaid, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Diagnostic Imaging, College of Health Sciences, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
  • Dr Napapong Pongnapang, ISRRT Vice-President Asia-Australasia, Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dr Nehad Kazim Albastaki, Specialist Breast Radiologist, Head of Breast Imaging, Mediclinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Prof Olivier Clement, Professor of Radiology, Georges Pompidou European Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France
  • Prof Dr Peter Doubilet, Senior Vice Chair, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Prof Regina Beets-Tan, Chair, Department of Radiology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, President, European Society of Oncologic Imaging, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Dr Reto Sutter, Deputy Head of Radiology, Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Senior Lecturer, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Sariah Mhango, Radiographer, Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain, UAE
  • Prof Dr Sophia Zackrisson, Executive Board Member, European Society of Breast Imaging - EUSOBI, Malmo, Sweden
  • Prof Sudhir Vinayak, President, African Society of Radiology; Chairman of Radiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Prof Dr Tamer Kaya, President, Turkish Society of Radiology, Eskisehir Acibadem University Medical Faculty Radiology Department, Eskisehir, Turkey
  • Prof Dr Tarek El Diasty, Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology, Urology and Nephrology Centre, Mansoura University, President, Egyptian Society of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt
  • Prof Dr Tuncay Hazirolan, Professor, Hacettepe University Medical Faculty Radiology Department, Ankara, Turkey
  • Prof Dr Ulrich Bick, Chairperson of the Educational Committee, European Society of Breast Imaging - EUSOBI, Department of Radiology, Charite University, Berlin, Germany
  • Dr Yasser Asseri, Transformation Administration, Radiology PSP lead, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, KSA

*Allied healthcare professionals such as Nurses, Physiotherapists, Radiographers and Technicians can contact the Arab Health conference team on +971 4 408 2891 or to find out more about the special rates. Valid company/employee identification with job designation will be required to avail the special rates.

27 - 30 January 2020

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Accreditation statement:

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.