Meet our Community
This is an incredible opportunity to learn cardiac echo and ultrasound in person. Network with our community, ask questions, and enjoy the congress in beautiful Vienna. In addition: if you buy your ticket until 31st July you get a 50% discount voucher for your next 123sonography online course. See more details about topics covered below.
4-Day Ticket + 50% off your next online course: €1200
Benefit from state-of-the-art learning techniques:
- Hands-on Training
- Simulator Training
- Keynote Lectures
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THOMAS BINDER, MD
Dr. Binder is a world-renowned cardiologist at the Vienna Medical Center in Austria. He has lectured throughout the world on echocardiography and provided ultrasound training to thousands of clinicians through live courses and on-line instruction.
THOMAS COOK, MD
Dr. Cook has been the program director for emergency medicine at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina since 2001. He is the founder of 3rd Rock Ultrasound and has lectured on clinical ultrasound for over twenty years.
PATRICK HUNT, MD
Dr. Hunt is the program director for emergency ultrasound fellowship at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina. He is the co-founder of 3rd Rock Ultrasound and has lectured on clinical ultrasound for over twenty years. He is a past president of the ultrasound section for the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine and is the director for the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship website (www.eusfellowships.com).
RYAN BARNES, DO
Dr. Barnes completed his fellowship training at Palmetto Health. He is the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director at the Medical University of South Carolina. His academic interests include Echocardiography, Regional Anesthesia, and Musculoskeletal Sonography.
LAURA NOLTING, MD
Dr. Nolting is the associate program director for emergency ultrasound fellowship at Palmetto Health / University of South Carolina. She has published numerous articles, papers, and book chapters on emergency ultrasound.
ANTHONY WEEKES, MD
Dr. Weekes is the director of the emergency ultrasound fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has taught clinical ultrasound for over 15 years. His clinical research focus is on echocardiography and pulmonary embolism.
ROB FERRE, MD
Dr. Rob Ferre completed his fellowship training at Palmetto Health. He is the Emergency Ultrasound Division Director and Associate Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has taught ultrasound to clinicians across the globe and loves to tell about it.
JAMES HWANG, MD
Dr. Hwang is the director for emergency ultrasound at Scripts Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, CA. He is the former ultrasound director for Brigham & Womens in Boston, MA. He is one 3rd Rock’s most experienced and talented instructors. His primary area of interest is echocardiography.
GEOFF HAYDEN, MD
Dr. Hayden is the clinical ultrasound director at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He is an associate professor of emergency medicine and pediatric emergency and splits his clinical duties between adult and pediatric patients. He has previously established ultrasound programs at Vanderbilt University, New York Methodist Hospital, and MUSC. He is the founder of the Pediatric Ultrasound Course and has lectured for 3rd Rock Ultrasound for over 8 years.
CHRISTIAN AIGINGER, MD
Hailing from Vienna, Dr Christian Aiginger studied medicine in his home town and specialised in internal medicine and ultrasound diagnostics. He then lectured at the Medical University of Vienna for nine years, and became the head of the Ultrasound Diagnostics Department at a hospital in vienna. Dr Aiginger is also Course Instructor (level 3) of the Austrian Society for Ultrasound in medicine (ÖGUM) and chairman of the training school ´Collegium acad. for Ultrasound Diagnostics including CEUS´. He loves to teach colleques how to use sonography for their daily use,his enthusiasm for this fascinating medical tool is clearly visible in all his courses and lectures. Christian Aiginger regularly takes part in the european ultrasound congresses, in october 2017 he is chairman at the european meeting dealing with abdominal sonography and CEUS (contrast enhanced ultrasound).
ULRIKE HANDLER, MD
After studying Medicine at the Medical University in Vienna Dr. Ulrike Handler started her medical career at St. Josef´s Hospital in Vienna, where she was trained in internal medicine and diagnostic ultrasound. She soon found her fascination in this diagnostic method and specialized on abdominal ultrasound, including contrast-enhanced ultrasound. After finishing her medical education she certificated as tutor of the Austrian Association for Abdominal Ultrasound (ÖGUM) and started to teach abdominal ultrasound together with her colleague, Dr. Christian Aiginger. Dr. Ulrike Handler is currently senior physician at Herz Jesu Hospital in Vienna, where she is also responsible for ultrasound training of the assistants doctors of the internal department. She met Dr. Thomas Binder during a resident stay in the echocardiography laboratory at the Medical University in Vienna. In 2015 she joined the online teaching platform 123sonography, where she, toghether with Dr. Christian Aiginger, teaches abdominal ultrasound to a worldwide community.
WILFRIED RÖTHY, MD
Dr. Röthy received his medical degree from the Medical University of Vienna where he later completed his internship and residency as well as surgery and cardiac surgery fellowship. His research activities led him to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (NYC), one of the leading centers in the world for physiology of blood flow, ventricular mechanics and hemodynamics. Dr. Röthy has been principal and co-investigator for numerous clinical trials that have helped shape the field including angiogenesis, heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, physiology of blood flow and hemodynamics. He has a strong passion to vascular ultrasound and teaching. His goal is enabling people to experience something surpassing their expectations.
ANNA MARIA PISTRITTO, MD
Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto is from Italy. She studied Medicine at the Medical University of Catania and started her medical career at the A. Ferrarotto Hospital in Catania, where she was trained in cardiology and diagnostic ultrasound. She applied cardiac ultrasound in many interesting fields of medicine, such as pulmonary hypertension and interventional cardiology. She spent 2 years of her specialization at the Vienna General Hospital, with Prof. T. Binder and Prof. I. Lang. There she was further trained in advanced echocardiography, especially transesophageal echocardiography, and she improved her knowledge on pulmonary hypertension. In 2015 she joined the online teaching platform 123sonography, where she, toghether with Prof. Binder, teaches cardiac ultrasound to a worldwide community. Dr. Anna Maria Pistritto is now cardiologist and works at the Imperia Hospital in Liguria, Italy.
JUTTA BERGLER-KLEIN, MD
At the Medical University of Vienna, Prof. Jutta Bergler-Klein heads the cardiac outpatient clinic. She is currently chair of the Echo Working Group of the Austrian Society of Cardiology and involved in the European EACVI, and fellow of the ESC. Special research interests are valve disease and cardio-oncology. As cardiologist she is deeply convinced that echo presents the most important tool for quick and precise diagnosis. We just can´t go without it!
Eschenbachgasse 11, 1010 Vienna, Austria
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Kärntner Straße 32–34,
- Double room including breakfast: 90 EUR (incl. VAT) per person
- Double room for single use including breakfast: 160 EUR (incl. VAT)
Please note that there is a limited room contingent available at these special rates.
Rechte Wienzeile 93–95 / Sonnenhofgasse 8–10,
- Double room including breakfast: 68 EUR (incl. VAT) per person
- Double room for single use including breakfast: 120 EUR (incl. VAT)
Please note that there is a limited room contingent available at these special rates.
- Double room including breakfast: 73,50 EUR (incl. VAT) per person
- Double room for single use including breakfast: 125 EUR (incl. VAT)
Please note that there is a limited room contingent available up to 12 July 2017 at these special rates.
In order to book at these special rates we would kindly ask you to contact the hotel (stating the code `ultrasound´) by:
- Austria: DFP
- International: CME
- Certificate of Attendance
- Get-Together: on 13 September 2017
- Social-Dinner: on 16 September 2017
- General practitioners
- Specialists (resident and clinical setting) for:
- Emergency medicine
- Internal medicine
- All sonographers
- All those who are interested in ultrasound and sonography
- Medical students