Wrist, Hand and Elbow Imaging Fellowship

6 - 8 Mar 2023

Barcelona - Spain

Level II - General radiologist

18 EACCME CME Credits

On this 3-day fellowship in Barcelona, participants will benefit from the expertise of MSK radiologist Dr. Phillip Tirman's through lectures and several detailed case discussions on Wrist and Elbow MRI. This interactive programme with a small group will give participants a chance to read cases individually and receive immediate feedback and advice from the radiologist mentor.

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A successful fellowship will provide you with knowledge that can help you address your ongoing clinical challenges, as well as future pursuits.

This Wrist and Elbow MRI fellowship, taught by highly knowledgeable radiologist Dr. Phillip Tirman, will include an overview of MRI of the wrist and elbow with a daily presentation, individual case readings, and with group-based case read-outs.

With years of experience in the field in particular to sports radiology, Dr. Tirman comes prepared with his own case mix to share with you, containing a large variety of cases relevant to the topic which participants can also review on their own after the fellowship.

Participation in this fellowship, limited to a maximum of 8 radiologists, will enhance and strengthen your knowledge in musculoskeletal MRI interpretation. In this small group environment among your peers, you are free to ask questions, make mistakes, and learn together with the support of the radiologist mentor.

The fellowship will run during working hours (approximately 9:00 to 5:00pm) so participants will be free to explore the beautiful city of Barcelona in the evenings and weekend should you choose to extend your stay.

This fellowship is organised by TMC Academy, an EACCME Trusted Provider.

Combine with Shoulder MRI fellowship - Info below

Combine and Save:

Looking to maximise your travels and dive deep into MSK MRI?

Join us also on 1-3 March at Dr. Hetényi 's Shoulder MRI Fellowship and save with our MSK Combo Deal, while also enjoying a weekend to visit beautiful Barcelona!

6 intensive fellowship days at: €4000 €3200

Interested in combining these 2 fellowships? Send us an email and we can provide you with more details about this exclusive deal.

Learning objectives

  • To describe the normal anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, specifically wrist and elbow MRI
  • To be familiar with some normal skeletal variants that mimic disease
  • To understand common imaging presentations of trauma involving the skeleton and soft tissue
  • To understand the imaging presentation of degenerative disorders of the musculoskeletal system and to appreciate their clinical relevance
  • To offer tools for a radiology report that satisfies the needs of the referring physician

Programme will include

  • Lectures covering a variety of topics relevant to wrist and elbow MRI
  • Individual reporting on selected cases with supervision/ immediate feedback by the Mentor
  • Group case discussion
  • Workstations provided by TMC for the training week
  • Access to all course materials via TMCA platform, including discussed cases (for 1 year following course)
  • Daily lunches and coffee breaks with your peers and radiologist mentor
  • Plenty of time for Q&A with the specialised radiologist mentor
  • Certificate of attendance


Level II - General radiologist
This is an intermediate level MSK training geared toward general radiologists (Level II). However, in a small group with plenty of one-on-one time with the radiologist mentor, there will be some flexibility within the programme for each participant.

Interested in attending? Send us an email to let us know you're interested and we can answer your questions or let you know how many seats are left.


  • Phillip Tirman M.D.
    Los Angeles, United States of America

    Dr. Phillip Tirman is an internationally recognized MSK expert further subspecializing in the applications of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for evaluating orthopedic, sports medicine, and spine disorders. He is the co-author of three textbooks, including MRI OF THE SHOULDER and DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING: ORTHOPAEDICS. He is also the author or co-author on over sixty original scientific articles published in the radiology and orthopedic literature. Dr. Tirman did fellowship training in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at The Cottage Community Magnetic Resonance Center in Santa Barbara and the San Francisco Magnetic Resonance Center (SFMRC) in San Francisco where he continued to practice and was named Medical Director. Dr. Tirman was subsequently recruited from SFMRC to the prestigious National Orthopedic Imaging Associates Group where he worked closely with Dr. David Stoller and Rusty Fritz and was the NOIA Fellowship director. Dr. Tirman has been a manuscript reviewer for Radiology, the American Journal of Roentgenology, and the Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. He is a widely sought lecturer and has spoken at over fifty international meetings and has been a pioneer of continuing medical education utilizing the World Wide Web. Dr. Tirman is also a food and wine connoisseur and is the author of the popular book THE WINE AND FOOD LOVER’S DIET which was a James Beard award nominee. Connect with Dr. Phillip Tirman on LinkedIn:


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Monday - March 6th 2023
08:30 - 09:00 (GMT +0100) Registration and introduction to the venue Introduction
09:00 - 10:30 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Wrist Lecture Phillip Tirman
10:30 - 10:45 (GMT +0100) Coffee break Break
10:45 - 12:45 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Wrist Lecture Phillip Tirman
12:45 - 14:15 (GMT +0100) Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:30 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
15:30 - 15:45 (GMT +0100) Coffee break Break
15:45 - 17:00 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
Tuesday - March 7th 2023
09:00 - 10:15 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Thumb Lecture Phillip Tirman
10:15 - 10:30 (GMT +0100) Coffee Break Break
10:30 - 11:15 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Fingers part 1 Lecture Phillip Tirman
11:15 - 12:45 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
12:45 - 14:15 (GMT +0100) Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Fingers part 2 Lecture Phillip Tirman
15:15 - 15:30 (GMT +0100) Coffee Break Break
15:30 - 17:00 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Lecture
Wednesday - March 8th 2023
09:00 - 10:15 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Elbow Lecture Phillip Tirman
10:15 - 10:30 (GMT +0100) Coffee Break Break
10:30 - 11:15 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Elbow Lecture Phillip Tirman
11:15 - 12:45 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Case demo
12:45 - 14:15 (GMT +0100) Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15 (GMT +0100) MRI of the Elbow Lecture Phillip Tirman
15:15 - 15:30 (GMT +0100) Coffee Break Break
15:30 - 17:00 (GMT +0100) Individual case reading followed by case discussion Lecture

Torre Mapfre

Designed by Íñigo Ortíz and Enrique de León on the occasion of the Olympics in 1992, Torre Mapfre is one of the most iconic buildings in Barcelona, due to its height -154 meters (505ft) height, distributed in 44 floors, as well as its unique location by the sea at Vila Olímpica.

The fellowship will be held on the 33rd floor where the TMC offices are located, complete with a gorgeous view of the entire city.

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Carrer Marina, 16-18
08005 - Barcelona Spain

Cancellation Policy

Participant cancellation
For cancellations made up until 6 weeks prior to the course, the participant will be fully reimbursed.

For cancellations made after 6 weeks, TMC Academy offers a flexible transfer of paid registration fees, meaning that in the unfortunate event that an attendee cannot make it to Barcelona (for Covid-19 related reasons or other), they may simply transfer their credit to the next session (or to any combination of TMCA training programme(s) or subscriptions equivalent to the same price). Please note that this flexible transfer option is available until 1 day prior to the course.

Mentor/TMC cancellation

Considering the possibility of unforeseen circumstances leading to the cancellation of the training such as Covid-19, force majeure, or any other unforeseen events, registrants will have the option of flexible transfer or receiving a full reimbursement of the registration fee.

Flexible booking

It's important to note that TMC Academy cannot be held responsible for any travel or accommodation arrangements affected by cancellation, whether initiated by TMC Academy or the participant. Therefore, we strongly advise attendees to prioritize booking flexible travel options whenever possible. This proactive approach ensures that participants have the flexibility to adapt to any changes that may arise, safeguarding their investment and ensuring a smooth experience overall.