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2019, October 23-26: Interactive Microscopy with Authors of the Fascicles

$1,899.00

October 23-26, 2019

26.5 CME / 26.5 SAMs

Course Schedule     Faculty Biographies

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Diagnostic surgical pathology is a rapidly evolving field, informed by discoveries in molecular genetics and improvements in tumor classification.  Uterine, hepatic, bone, lymphoma, gastroesophageal and soft tissue tumor pathology are examples of subspecialty areas that have made dramatic changes in recent years.  Surgical pathologists must become familiar with recent changes in tumor classification, recently developed diagnostic markers, recently discovered molecular genetic alterations and evolving diagnostic criteria for neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders in surgical pathology.  They must also be intuitively conversant with relevant differential diagnoses, ordering appropriate panels of markers and molecular tests, and applying diagnostic criteria to arrive at specific diagnoses.

As a companion interactive microscopy course to the “Fascicles”, and with a superbly experienced and creative, visually motivated faculty, this USCAP-ARP experience promises unparalleled mentoring in an aesthetic ambiance, driven by the art of microscopic images.

As a provider of continuing medical education accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), USCAP has a policy of ensuring that the content and quality of this educational activity are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. The scientific content of this activity was developed under the supervision of the USCAP Education Committee. The information presented in this activity represents the opinion of the faculty and is not necessarily the official position of USCAP.

The American Registry of Pathology is a non-profit organization founded in 1921 and chartered by Congress to serve the medical scientific communities. ARP Press has been publishing the AFIP Fascicles of Tumor and Non-Tumor Pathology since 1990. ARP Press provides steep discounts on all its books to make them affordable to resident and fellow pathologists, and donates frequently to under-served countries.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Develop a differential diagnosis for a wide range of tumor types
  • Apply immunohistochemistry to help resolve the differential diagnosis
  • Understand the role of molecular genetic testing for tumor diagnosis

COURSE DIRECTORS

  • Jason L. Hornick, M.D., Ph.D.

    Harvard Medical School

  • Elizabeth A. Montgomery, M.D.

    Johns Hopkins University

FACULTY

  • G. Petur Nielsen, M.D.
    Harvard Medical School
  • Esther Oliva, M.D.
    Harvard Medical School
  • Dennis P. O'Malley, M.D.
    Neogenomics
  • Michael Torbenson, M.D.
    Mayo Clinic

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 the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and ARP Press. The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The USCAP is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) to offer Self-Assessment credits (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the ABPath requirements for Continuing Certification (CC).

Physicians can earn a maximum of 26.5 SAM credit hours.

USCAP records courses at the Interactive Learning Center for future educational purposes. By registering for this course, you consent that your likeness may be used by USCAP.

CANCELLATION POLICY

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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