University of Wisconsin-Madison Radiology at the Society of Abdominal Radiology 2022 Meeting

The 2022 meeting of the Society of Abdominal Radiology kicked off in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona on Sunday, February 27th. The meeting kicked off on a high note, with Scott Reeder, MD, PhD, named a new Fellow of the Society of Abdominal Radiology! Faculty and fellows from UW-Madison delivered excellent presentations on advancements in abdominal imaging, ranging from plenary session presentations to hands-on courses. The Department also had a strong presence in the meeting’s five scientific sessions, including Elizabeth Sadowski, MD‘s collaborative effort looking at rates of ovarian cancer as well as Matthew Lee, MD’s impressive back-to-back presentations in the Advanced Technology session. Check out the full list of presenters from the Department of Radiology below!

Sunday, February 27th

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – David Kim, MD, FACR – CT Colonography: Hands-On Course

Monday, February 28th

Plenary Session II: NASH (Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis): Rise To The Challenge

8:22 AM – 8:32 AM – Meghan Lubner, MD – Multiparametric CT Approach to NAFLD and NASH

8:42 AM – 8:52 AM – Scott Reeder, MD, PhD – Emerging Techniques in NASH

Plenary Session III: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In Radiology: A Way Forward

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM – Elizabeth Sadowski, MD – SAR Resources for Diversity and Inclusion

Plenary Session IV: Early Detection Of Cancer: Screening And Surveillance

12:40 PM – 12:50 PM – Elizabeth Sadowski, MD – Early Detection of Cancer: Ovarian Cancer

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Lori Mankowski-Gettle, MD, MBA – Prostate MRI: Hands-On Course

Tuesday, March 1st

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Lori Mankowski-Gettle, MD, MBA – CT Colonography: Hands-On Course

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: J. Louis Hinshaw, MD – Is There Such a Thing as an ‘’Impossible’’ Biopsy? The Five Craziest Biopsies of My Career…: Workshop

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Elizabeth Sadowski, MD – US and MRI of the Uterus: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Workshop

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM: Perry Pickhardt, MD – Moderator: Unknown Case Film Panel

11:40 AM – 12:10 PM: Edward Lawrence, MD, PhD – Mind Playing Tricks On You: How Cognitive Biases and Perception Errors Affect Radiologists and What To Do About It: Workshop

11:40 AM – 12:10 PM: J. Louis Hinshaw, MD – Optimizing Ultrasound Settings for Procedures: Workshop

Wednesday, March 2nd

Plenary Session V: Rectal Cancer, 2.0

7:20 AM – 7:40 AM: David Kim, MD – Refresher On Low Rectal Cancer: Addressing Knowledge Deficiencies in Staging And Anatomic Complexity

Thursday, March 3rd

8:20 AM – 8:50 AM: Lori Mankowski Gettle, MD, MBA – Good Ideas Bubble to the Top: Emerging and Exciting Applications of CEUS: Workshop

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Ali Pirasteh, MD – Diffuse Liver Disease: Practical Quantitative MRI and Us for Daily Practice: Hands-On Course

On-Demand Workshops

Meghan Lubner, MD and Giuseppe Toia, MD – CT Protocol Standardization and Optimization

Ali Pirasteh, MD – A Practical Approach to Clinical PET/MRI


Matthew Lee, MD won the Alexander R. Margulis Award for Best Overall Trainee Paper for his research, “Deriving Critical Thresholds for Automated CT-based Body Composition Measures for Predicting 10yr Risk of Death and Other Adverse Outcomes”.