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2018, April 11-13: Practical Updates in Lymphoma


Apr. 11-13, 2018

17.5 CME / 15.5 SAMs

Course Schedule     Faculty Biographies

Target Audience: Hematopathologists, surgical pathologists, academic and community practitioners and pathologists-in-training.


Lymphomas are highly heterogeneous, consisting of numerous clinicopathologic subtypes and variants whose diagnosis and classification require integration of histologic, immunophenotypic, clinical, molecular and genomic parameters.  Furthermore, there is rapid evolution of molecular prognostic factors and therapeutic markers that have clinical impact and challenge pathologists.  This interactive microscopy course, supplemented by lectures, highlights the practical aspects of important changes impacting the diagnostic approach to indolent and aggressive B cell lymphomas, Hodgkin lymphoma and T cell lymphoma.


  • Improve ability to diagnose indolent and aggressive B cell lymphomas, Hodgkin Lymphoma and T cell lymphoma
  • Refine skills related to the use of immunohistochemical and molecular studies to identify clinically relevant subtypes of indolent and aggressive B cell lymphomas and T cell lymphomas
  • Enhance ability to distinguish diffuse large B cell lymphomas (DLBCLs) from other aggressive B cell lymphomas
  • Better distinguish Hodgkin lymphoma from other B or T cell lymphomas
  • Enhance capability of evaluating lymphomas for clinically relevant targeted therapy

Course Director

  • Megan S. Lim, M.D., Ph.D.
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


  • Nathanael Bailey, M.D.
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Kojo S. J. Elenitoba-Johnson, M.D.
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • L. Jeffrey Medeiros, M.D.
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians can earn a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating in the CME activities within the April 11-13, 2018 Interactive Microscopy Course.

USCAP is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABP) to offer Self-Assessment credits (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the ABP requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC). Registrants must take and pass the post-test in order to claim SAMs credit.

Physicians can earn a maximum of 15.5 SAM credit hours.


For cancellations received on or before one month before the event, a $50 administrative charge will be due. After that date, cancellations will be assessed an administrative charge of 25% of the total registration fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations after one week before the event.

The Academy is not responsible for travel expenses incurred as a result of an event cancellation.

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