IDKD is Workshop-based

Participants attend 20 different workshops which cover the current knowledge of the course topic. During Interventional techniques are discussed where adequate. Group size is 50-60.  Workshops 2019

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IDKD target audience

  • Radiologists / Nuclear Physicians
  • Radiology / Nuclear Medicine residents and fellows
  • Interested clinicians
  • Radiology technicians with advanced competences / interests

Course objectives

  1. Teach the participants effective approaches in analysing diagnostic imaging challenges
  2. Allow the participants to recognize key imaging features of various diseases through guided self study
  3. Teach the participants the most effective imaging examination in various types of settings
  4. Offer participants to interact with top international experts


Additional IDKD materials

Lectures are presented daily by senior experts on "hot topics", new developments or political issues in radiology or associated sciences. Lectures 2019


The IDKD Book written by the Workshop teachers is included in the registration fee.


Film Reading Panel is a diagnostic competition by selected experts. Participants can provide the answers to the cases before the Panel. Prizes will be awarded.


The case viewing is supported by a special software, uniquely developed for IDKD and drawing from the extensive expertise with electronic teaching accumulated by IDKD over the last years.
IDKD cases needed for the Workshops are provided on line during the course, as well as on a USB stick as backup solution. Please bring your Laptop or tablet. 220V electric outlets will be available in the classrooms.


The Teachers may use voting based on your smart phones. For easy participation we recommend to download a QR code Reader .
For Android:
For iPhone: download QR code reader from the Apple Store or Google Play for free.

Future Courses

51st IDKD Davos 2019 Diseases of the Chest, Breast, Heart and Vessels March 31 – April 4, 2019  

9th IDKD Asia 2019
 Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis
May 24 – 26, 2019, Hong Kong
May 31 – June 2, 2019, Beijing

12th IDKD Greece 2019
Diseases of the Abdomen and Pelvis
September 27 – 29, 2019

4th IDKD South America 2019 Musculoskeletal Diseases October 31 – November 3, 2019, São Paulo

52nd IDKD Davos 2020 Diseases of the Brain, Head and Neck, Spine March 22 – 26, 2020

53rd IDKD Davos 2021 Musculoskeletal Diseases March 21 - 25, 2021

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