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Release Date:
May 2013

Review Date:
June 1, 2016

Expiration Date:
July 1, 2018


Linda R.N. Greer, MD
Medical Director
John C. Lincoln Breast Health
   and Research Center
Phoenix, Arizona



Equipment Requirements
PC: Win7/Win8, Pentium processor or faster, at least 2GB RAM, Internet Explorer version 10/11, Mozilla FireFox version 33.0.

MAC: OS version 10.8/10.9, Intel processor, at least 2GB RAM, Safari version 6.2, FireFox 33.0

5103-101A Case Studies in Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
Recording of a live webinar presented on May 8, 2013

If you want credit, this course must be completed (i.e. view the recording, pass the posttest, AND print the certificate) by no later than June 30, 2018.

Please note, after this course has expired, no aspect of the course will be accessible, including the recorded lecture.

A certified, one-hour prerecorded webinar for radiologists who diagnose and treat patients with breast disease.

Format: Archived Webinar
MD Credit:  1.0 AMA PRA Category 1
RT Credit: 
1.0 ARRT Category A
Fee for Credit Certificate: $0


This activity qualifies for 1.0 hour of training for the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions® 3D Mammography™ System

Course Overview

This first in a series of three, one-hour webinars for radiologists will focus on building skills in interpreting digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) cases. Similarities and differences between 2D and 3D mammography will be highlighted, followed by a review of several different case studies, during which participants will have the opportunity to read over the shoulder of faculty.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Evaluate the potential role of DBT as a complementary imaging modality for screening and diagnostic patients.
  • Explain the similarities and differences between 2D and 3D mammography.
  • Develop a systematic strategy for interpreting breast tomosynthesis images for improved diagnostic accuracy.

Accreditation & Credit

ACCME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and International Center for Postgraduate Medical Education. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SA-CME: This activity meets the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the American Board of Radiology (ABR) Maintenance of Certification Program.

The European Accreditation Council for CME (EACCME®)
The UEMS-EACCME® has mutual recognition agreements with the American Medical Association (AMA) for live events and e-learning materials. For more information go to .

Radiologic Technologists
This program has been approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) for 1.0 hour of ARRT Category A continuing education credit.

How to Enroll and Participate
There are no fees or prerequisites to participate in this program. Estimated time to complete this activity is one hour.

  • Click on the blue link. Complete the precourse questions and SUBMIT.
  • Click on the blue link again to view the recording.

How to Receive a Credit Certificate
Your certificate of credit will remain in your account at as a permanent record of your participation.

  • Log-in to your account at
  • View the entire educational activity session. At the conclusion of the lecture, close the Vimeo window.
  • Return to the course in your account at
  • From the COURSE HOME page, click the button for POSTTEST and for EVALUATION.
  • A passing grade of at least 75% is required to receive credit. You may take the test up to three times.
  • Upon receipt of a passing grade, you will be able to print a certificate of credit from your account at

Your certificate of credit will remain in your account at as a permanent record of your participation.

Faculty Biography

Dr. Greer received her medical degree from University of Texas - Medical Branch, Galveston, where she also completed her residency in diagnostic radiology.

Dr. Greer currently serves as medical director of the John C. Lincoln Breast Health and Research Center in Phoenix, AZ.  Her research and educational interests are on protein biomarkers for breast cancer screening, genomic characterization of breast cancer, and performance measures of digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT), and she recently published an article on tomosynthesis in Applied Radiology.

Dr. Greer has lectured nationally and internationally on DBT, as well as provided training on DBT implementation and interpretation. She is a member of the American College of Radiology, Society of Breast Imaging, American Cancer Society Board, Arizona Radiation Regulatory Board, and Arizona Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.

The following faculty reported this financial relationship or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Linda R.N. Greer, MD has participated in a non-paid role as advisory board member for Hologic, Inc.

The following planners and managers reported NO financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Sharon Cancino
Laura Excell, ND, NP, MS, MA, LPC, NCC
Trace Hutchison, PharmD
Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD
Linda McLean, MS
Victoria Phoenix, BS
Patricia Staples, MSN, NP-C, CCRN

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
For questions regarding this program, please contact ICPME:
Phone: 607-257-5860 X10




Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.