Breast Ultrasound, Intra-operative Wire Localization, and Oncoplastics Skills Course for Surgeons

September 20, 2024 | 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Course Highlights

  • Over 3 hours of hands-on cadaver skills lab
  • Overview of ultrasound basics, breast anatomy, benign vs malignant lesions
  • Indications and technique for intraoperative ultrasound-guided localization
  • PECS block
  • Level I+ Oncoplastic techniques
  • 6.5 hours of CME course credits

Course Chair: Dr. Nimmi Kapoor, UCLA
Course Faculty: Dr. Carlie Thompson (UCLA), Dr. Scott Karlan (Cedars Sinai Medical Center), Dr. Janie Grumley (Saint John’s Cancer Institute) , Dr. Jennifer Baker (UCLA)

To register, please contact Cianna Miller at [email protected]. For questions about the course, please contact Dr. Kapoor at [email protected].

This event is open to the public, and all Cancer Center members and the broader UCLA community, including faculty, trainees and staff. 

Registration is limited. The cost of the course is covered by a Strategic Plan Aligned Project Grant from the UCLA Health Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. However, a deposit of $100 is required to hold your spot in the course which is returned to attendees only after participation. 

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BL 180 Center for Health Sciences
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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