ASNR 2022 Comprehensive Neuroradiology Course


September 15-17, 2022
Chicago, IL, and Virtual

Back by popular demand! ASNR is once again hosting its popular Comprehensive Neuroradiology Course September 15-17, 2022. This year, we are planning for a hybrid event, with attendees being able to choose their learning environment: in-person in Chicago OR virtual.

The Comprehensive Neuroradiology Course is a 2.75 day intensive, image-rich review of neuroradiology taught by award-winning educators. This high-yield, practical course covers the essentials of neuroradiology practice, including adult brain imaging, head and neck imaging, spine imaging, pediatric neuroradiology, and advanced imaging techniques in neuroradiology.

CME Credit

The American Society of Neuroradiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Neuroradiology designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In-Person and Virtual Registration

This hybrid event will allow attendees to choose how they attend, in-person OR virtual.

In-Person: Join us in Chicago to connect and learn with faculty and colleagues face-to-face in an interactive classroom environment. Registration will also include one evening social activity and planned meals.

Virtual: Alternatively, attendees may choose to join virtually which will include all of the course content thought a live feed (and on-Demand post-event) and the opportunity to participate in discussion/Q&A with faculty and attendees real-time.

Both environments will allow for small group interaction and (BONUS) ALL of the content on-demand after the event!


Take advantage of Early Bird Rates. All prices increase by $100 after August 15, 2022.

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Event Registration

Event registration will open in mid-May.

Topics and Agenda

Day 1: Thursday, September 15

8:00 am-5:00 pm Central Time


  • Normal brain development
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Epilepsy imaging
  • Perinatal imaging and NAT
  • Adult brain tumors
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • MR Perfusion, spectroscopy and fMRI
  • Degenerative spine
  • Spine vascular and inflammatory
  • Spine infection and mimics
  • Post-treatment brain imaging
  • DWI imaging
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
Day 2: Friday, September 16

8:00 am-5:00 pm Central Time


  • Spaces of the head and neck 1
  • Spaces of the head and neck 2
  • Facial trauma
  • Temporal bone
  • Orbit imaging and disease
  • Thyroid imaging
  • Paranasal sinus imaging
  • Spine tumors, including bone
  • Phakomatoses
  • Spine- CSF
  • Brain trauma
  • Spine trauma
  • Developmental spine malformations
Day 3: Saturday, September 17

8:00 am-3:30 pm Central Time


  • CT perfusion and stroke imaging
  • White matter diseases, toxic and metabolic
  • Intracranial infection
  • Non-traumatic hemorrhage and vascular lesions
  • Skull base cases
  • Vessel wall imaging
  • Lesion localization
  • Post-operative spine
  • Unknown rapid-fire cases

Meet Your Course Faculty

Joshua P. Nickerson, MD: Course Director

Dr. Nickerson is Division Chief of Neuroradiology and Associate Professor at Oregon Health & Science University. He is a former residency Program Director and Vice Chair of Education, and current Associate Program Director. He has served for many years on the Education Committee of the ASNR, and is the current Editor-in-Chief of Neurographics, the educational journal of the ASNR. He is a passionate educator, a prior Anne Osborn International Outreach Professor, and serves in educational roles with the APDR, AUR, and ABR.

Tabassum A. Kennedy, MD: Adult Brain

Dr. Tabby Kennedy is the Division Chief of Neuroradiology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a former Fellowship Director. Tabby is a pioneer in medical education and has experience with flipped classroom instruction using digital media. She is a highly regarded lecturer on the national stage always delivering well-organized, visually appealing and insightful talks. She was recently awarded the ASNR Outstanding Educator award for 2021.

Judith A. Gadde, DO, MBA: Pediatric

Dr. Judy Gadde is a pediatric neuroradiologist at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where she also serves as the Director of Academic Innovation. She is currently enrolled in two Harvard Macy Institute courses – Program for Educators in Healthcare Professions and Transforming your Teaching for the Virtual Environment. Her passion is in medical education with a focus on social media and innovation.

Mahmud Mossa-Basha, MD: Advanced Imaging

Dr. Mahmud Mossa-Basha is an associate professor of radiology at the University of Washington, and serves as Vice Chair of Clinical Operations, Medical Director of MRI and Radiology Chief of Service. Mahmud is former Johns Hopkins Fellow Teacher of the Year (2012), UW Neuroradiology Teacher of the Year (2013, 2015), and Scott J. Schulte UW Radiology Teacher of the Year (2014). Mahmud is the co-director of the ACR Neuroradiology Review Course, a didactic and case-based hands-on course the he leads and proctors 2-3 times per year.

Wende Gibbs, MD, MA: Spine

Dr. Gibbs is a Neuroradiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Wende is Vice Chair of the ASNR Education Committee, and a member of the ASNR Operations and Corporate Partners committees. She is the Vice President of the American Society of Spine Radiology and Western Neuroradiological Society. She is the ARRS Scientific Program Chair for Neuroradiology and Chair of the Social Media Committee. She is a longstanding member of the American Board of Radiology Neuroradiology Core Committee. She is a member of the AJNR editorial board as well as AJNR Podcast Editor and host, and more recently, Associate Editor for Radiographics.

Ashley H. Aiken, MD: Head & Neck

Dr. Aiken is Director of Head and Neck imaging, Fellowship Program Director and Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University. She has served for many years on the ASNR education committee and serves as chair of the ASNR fellowship directors’ committee. She also serves as chair of the fellowship director’s committee for APDR. She serves on the editorial board for AJNR and is heavily involved in ACR committee work focused on head and neck practice parameters. She practices in an innovative embedded reading room within ENT clinics and a multidisciplinary clinic for head and neck cancer.