Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and Other Topics

Registration is now open!

The Mammography Workshop is designed to serve our diverse membership (both in modality and geography) and will present a mix of fundamentals, cutting edge research, and new imaging technologies.  Lectures will be delivered by internationally renowned faculty and will be held in English, via zoom.  Dr. Peter Watson and Dr. Alain Gauvin are leading this initiative. 

Participation is open to everyone, with discounts available for COMP members.

Objectives: This workshop will help attendees to:

  • Understand the image acquisition process of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT).
  • Identify the considerations in DBT/synthetic 2D image quality and artifacts.
  • Understand the components of a QA program for DBT.
  • Learn about the clinical challenges and opportunities related to DBT and breast screening.
  • Keep up to date with the CAR mammography accreditation requirements.

Workshop Schedule: 

March 31, April 14, 21, 28
11:00am - 3:45pm Eastern

The detailed schedule with speakers will be posted once finalized. 

Planning Committee:  

Peter Watson, workshop co-director, McGill University Health Centre | Montréal, QC
Alain Gauvin, workshop co-director, Connectimage Medical Inc. | Montréal, QC
Elena Tonkopi, Nova Scotia Health Authority | Halifax, NS
Stephanie Schofield, Nova Scotia Health Authority | Halifax, NS
Marija Popovic, Education Committee Chair, McGill University Health Centre | Montréal, QC
Erika Brown, COMP, Grimsby, ON
Khadija Cutcher, COMP, Ottawa, ON

Continuing Education Credits

COMP will be applying to CAMPEP for approval of MPCEC credits.

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