91st Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

Endocrine Neck Advanced Ultrasound Course

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

7:00 AM – 7:40 AM

Welcome & Continental Breakfast

7:40 AM – 7:50 AM


Kevin T. Brumund
Susan J. Mandel

7:50 AM – 8:15 AM

Understanding Ultrasound Principles and Physics to Optimize Imaging

Stephanie L. Lee

8:15 AM – 8:40 AM

Normal Head and Neck Ultrasound Anatomy

Debbie Chen

8:40 AM – 9:05 AM

Ultrasound of Diffuse Thyroid Disorders

Poorani Goundan

9:05 AM – 9:40 AM

Challenges in Sonographic Assessment of Thyroid Nodules

Susan J. Mandel

9:40 AM – 9:50 AM

Panel Questions and Answers

9:50 AM – 10:00 AM


10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Use of Ultrasound in Management of Hyperparathyroidism

Maisie Shindo

10:20 AM – 10:40 AM

Ultrasound Interpretation of Non-Thyroid Neck Pathology

Kevin T. Brumund

10:40 AM – 11:05 AM

Sonographic Assessment of Cervical Lymph Nodes

Nitin Pageda

11:05 AM – 11:30 AM

Techniques to Optimize Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

Merry Sebelik

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Panel Questions and Answers

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM


For the afternoon session, attendees will split into two groups. One group will attend an additional didactic session with an interactive activity and the other group with go to the hands-on session. The groups will switch after 2 hours.

12:15 PM – 2:15 PM

Group 1: Audience Response Activity
Thyroid Nodules/ATA Risk Category/Lymph Nodes/

Mark Lupo
Denise Carneiro-Pla

Group 2: Demonstration

Small groups will cycle through activities for a total of two hours­­­­

Preceptors: Stephanie L. Lee, Debbie Chen, Galit Avior, Elizabeth Cottrill, Nitin Pagedar, Nicole Massoll (cytology), Ryan Campbell (cytology), Merry Sebelik, Maisie Shindo

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM


2:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Groups Rotate

4:30 PM