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Welcome to the Sponsor News section of IAC online. The IAC provides the following news and updates from our sponsoring organizations as a service to imaging facilities.

American Academy of Neurology

Save the Date for the AAN 2021 Annual Meeting
The AAN 73rd Annual Meeting will be held April 17-23, 2021 in San Francisco, CA.

2020 AAN Science Highlights
The AAN Annual Meeting, originally scheduled for April 27-May 1, was cancelled this year due to COVID-19. In its place, Neurology Today is featuring select abstracts that were accepted by the AAN Science Committee as part of the 2020 AAN Science Highlights. Read more»

American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Save the Date for the 2021 AAPM Annual Meeting
The 2021 AAMP Annual Meeting will be held June 25-29, 2021 in Columbus, OH. For updates on this meeting, visit www.aapm.org/meetings.

AAPM Newsletter
The AAPM Newsletter is a source of information focusing on AAPM activities and items of interest to AAPM members. It contains timely information and serves as a forum for lively debate. The newsletter is published bi-monthly on the website and became open to the public in 2019. Read more»

American Society of Neuroradiology

ASNR 2021 Annual Meeting
The 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology will he held May 22-26, 2021 in San Francisco, CA. This meeting is taking shape as an innovative hybrid event featuring both a virtual and in-person experience.  This unique educational experience will include on-demand content, virtual CME and enhanced interactivity.  Building on the industry leading ASNR virtual platform, elements of the content will be available for attendees to view at their leisure. For updates on this meeting, visit www.asnr.org/asnr-2021.

COVID Specific CPT Codes Released
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to us and our patients. The AMA has recently released a set of COVID-19 specific codes designed to reflect current practice including the new services and extra effort that the pandemic has created in current medical practice. These new codes are to be published in the 2021 code set with individual codes being retroactive into 2020. Read more»

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

CNS 2021 Annual Meeting
The CNS 2021 Annual Meeting will be held October 16-20, 2021 in Austin, TX. This meeting features cutting-edge studies and technology, 100+ educational sessions, substantial CME, engaging speakers who are experts at evaluating scientific content, and more.
Registration: Open now»
For updates on this meeting, visit 2021meeting.cns.org/home-2021.

CNS Publishes Update to Guidelines for Pediatric Hydrocephalus
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) has developed an update to its evidence-based guideline for the treatment of patients with pediatric hydrocephalus. Read more»

CNS Foundation announces Future Women Leaders in Neurosurgery Scholarship
The CNS Foundation is pleased to announce the Future Women Leaders in Neurosurgery Scholarship, established by a generous gift from an anonymous donor. Beginning in 2021, The CNS Foundation will award multiple scholarships to female neurosurgeons early in their medical career so they may attend enriching leadership opportunities of their choice. Read more»

Neurocritical Care Society

NCS 2021 Annual Meeting
The NCS 19th Annual Meeting will be held October 26-29, 2021 in Chicago, IL.
For updates on this meeting, visit www.neurocriticalcare.org/events/annualmeeting.

Women in Neurocritical Care as the Voice of Clinical Excellence, Activism, Camaraderie, Collaborations, Diversity and New Beginnings
We have all seen our lives changed by the global COVID-19 pandemic since the first reported case of COVID-19 on Dec. 31, 2020. The mission of Women in Neurocritical Care (WINCC) continued to be strengthened during these times. In this pandemic, we saw the rise of neurocritical care not only directly tackling COVID-19 but also getting involved in social activism, continued friendship, international collaboration, and improving diversity, equity and inclusion. This article will serve to celebrate the recent accomplishments of WINCC, discuss our events at the recent virtual Annual Meeting and share our new evolution into a group that aims to grow diversity as a whole within NCS. Read more»

Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM)

Review the Virtual SVM 2020 Annual Scientific Sessions
If you were not able to attend the event live, there is still an opportunity to get access to all of the informative and cutting-edge research presented. You can still access the content presented by visiting by clicking the registration button below. Content will be available until September 2021. Learn more»

Save the Date for the SVM 2021 Annual Scientific Sessions
The SVM 2021 Annual Scientific Sessions will be held June 3-5, 2021 in Savannah, GA.
For updates on the meeting, visit www.vascularmed.org»>

SVM/SVU Consensus Statement on Doppler Waveforms
The first consensus-based nomenclature for arterial and venous waveforms has been published online in Vascular Medicine (VMJ) and the Journal for Vascular Ultrasound (JVU). This publication reflects a multispecialty collaboration in partnership with the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) and the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU), with Writing Committee members nominated by both organizations. This document addresses a significant area of confusion in vascular testing. Read more»

Society for Vascular Surgery

Save the Date for the 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting
VAM 2021 will be held June 2-5, 2021 in San Diego, CA. For updates on the meeting, visit vascular.org»

Coming Up: VRIC and VAM 2021 Submission Portals Set to Open
Abstracts for next year’s Vascular Research Initiatives Conference (VRIC) will be accepted beginning November 3. VRIC 2021 is held the day before and in the same location as the American Heart Association’s “Vascular Discovery” scientific sessions. The meeting date and location will be announced soon. Abstracts for both VRIC and Vascular Discovery will be accepted through January 19, 2021. Registration for the two meetings will open January 6, 2021. Learn more»

Quality Payment Program: Proposed Updates Slated for 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on surgery and medicine continues, prompting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to propose changes in year five of the CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP). These changes were to take effect Jan. 1, 2021. The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) will compose a comment letter in response to the proposed changes, advocating on behalf of its members. Read more»

Society of Interventional Radiology

Save the Date for the SIR 2021 Annual Meeting
The 46th SIR Annual Scientific Meeting will now be held as a virtual event March 20-25, 2021. The Annual Meeting Committee and staff are already hard at work developing a vibrant and engaging #SIR2021, and we are confident we will deliver the valuable and high-quality programming you expect from the Annual Scientific Meeting. Over the coming months, as we unveil our educational and scientific programming, we will also roll out our plans to bring the IR community together outside the session rooms with alternative formats for our events, committee meetings and Expo Hall. For updates on the meeting, visit www.sirmeeting.org.

Society of Interventional Radiology Publishes IVC Filter Guidelines
The Society of Interventional Radiology published new clinical practice guidelines that provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of inferior vena cava filters to treat venous thromboembolism (VTE). Read more»

Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (SNIS)

SNIS 2021 Annual Meeting
The SNIS 18th Annual Meeting & Fellows Course will be held July 26-30, 2021 in Colorado Springs, CO. For updates on the meeting, visit www.snisonline.org/meetings/snis-18th-annual-meeting.

Dr. William J. Mack Becomes 25th President of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
Dr. William J. Mack, a neurointerventionalist at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles, became president of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) during the organization’s 17th Annual Meeting in August. As president, Dr. Mack will lead SNIS’ initiatives to advance excellence in minimally invasive neuroendovascular care. Dr. Richard P. Klucznik, a neurointerventionalist at Houston Methodist in Houston, Texas, becomes the SNIS immediate past president. Read more»