AIRP® Musculoskeletal Categorical Course

Earn up to 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This course will be held in-person at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD.

If MSK isn't your area of expertise and you are looking to incorporate MSK imaging into your practice, this is the perfect course for you.

The course covers the vast majority of musculoskeletal diseases including trauma, neoplasm, infection, arthritis and internal derangement, metabolic, systemic and congenital abnormalities.

Extensive pdfs produced directly from the Powerpoint files will be provided. A systematic “pattern approach” to differential diagnosis will also be emphasized. Learn more about ACR AIRP categorical courses.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the most common musculoskeletal lesions.
  • Describe the best imaging modality for a variety of musculoskeletal lesions.
  • Identify the tools and strategies that can be implemented to facilitate radiology-pathology communication and correlation.
  • Describe those diseases of the musculoskeletal system in which radiologic imaging is key for accurate diagnosis.

CME Information

Physician Accreditation Statement:
The American College of Radiology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation Statement:
The American College of Radiology designates this other (blend of enduring material and internet live) activity for a maximum of 30.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Section Chief

Mark D. Murphey, MD, FACR

Physician in Chief and Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging, AIRP

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Professor of Radiology


Mark W. Anderson, MD

Mark W. Anderson, MD

University of Virginia Health System
Professor of Radiology and Orthopedic Surgery and Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor of Radiology
Omer A. Awan, MD, MPH, CIIP

Omer A. Awan, MD, MPH, CIIP

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Associate Vice Chair of Education and Associate Professor of MSK Radiology

Stephanie A. Bernard, MD

Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC)
Donald J. Flemming, MD, FACR

Donald J. Flemming, MD, FACR

Penn State Hershey Medical Center
G. Victor Rohrer Professor of Radiology Education

Jon A. Jacobson, MD

Jon A. Jacobson, MD

University of Cincinnati
Professor of Radiology

William B. Morrison, MD

William B. Morrison, MD

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Professor of Radiology and Director, Division of Musculoskeletal and General Diagnostic Radiology

Thomas Lee Pope Jr., MD, FACR

Thomas Lee Pope Jr., MD, FACR

Envision Physician Services
Vice Chair
Charles S. Resnik, MD

Charles S. Resnik, MD

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Professor of Diagnostic Radiology

This course will be held in-person at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD.

All AIRP categorical courses are provided in Eastern Time Zone.



Fundamental Concepts of Musculoskeletal Neoplasms-Radiographs
Fundamental concepts of Musculoskeletal Neoplasms-CT and MRI
Generalized Musculoskeletal Disorders/Hematologic
MSK Case Review 1 Pre-Presentation Review
Osteoid Lesion of Bone
Osteoid Lesion of Bone
Approach to Inflammatory Arthropathies, Parts 1& 2
MSK Case Review 1
Crystal Deposition Diseases and Neuropathic Osteoarthropathy
Chondroid/Cartilaginous Lesions of Bone, Parts 1&2
Paget Disease
MSK, Case Reivew 2, Pre-Presentation Review (PPR)
Fibrous Lesions of the MSK System Parts 1&2
Imaging of Ewing Sarcoma and Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
MSK Case Review 2
MRI of the Rotator Cuff/Labrum
MRI of Shoulder Instability
Skeletal Metastases, Myeloma, and Lymphoma
MRI of the Elbow
Alphabet Soup and Cystic Lesions of Bone
MSK Manifestations of Chronic Renal Insufficiency, Osteomalacia, and Rickets
MSK Case Review 3 – Pre-Presentation Review
Juxtaarticular Soft Tissue Masses Parts 1&2
MRI of the Knee, Parts 1&2
MSK Case Review 3
MRI of the Foot and Ankle
MRI of the Wrist/Hand
MSK Lipomatous Lesions
Musculoskeletal Angiomatous Lesions
MSK, Case Reivew 4, Pre-Presentation Review (PPR)
MSK Infection Parts 1&2
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound with MRI Correlation: Upper & Lower Extremity
Jacobson MSK US Demonstration
MSK Case Review 4
Radiologic Assessment of Joint Replacement and Imaging of Bone Grafts
Osteonecrosis and Femoroacetabular Impingement
Potpourri of MSK Cases and Review Parts 1&2