39th Annual Seminar Pathology Review: Breast, Soft Tissue, Orthopedic and GI Pathology for the General Pathologist

02/11/18 - 02/16/18
The Westin Snowmass Resort | Snowmass Village, CO

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 20.0

Category A CE Credits:

First 10 Active Military Registrants receive free tuition!
*Includes a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus.

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Full Color Printed Syllabus (Advanced Purchase Only)$ 95

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Child & Youth Rates (Ages 7-17)$ 183
About The Meeting
This seminar is designed to provide a practical review of soft tissue, orthopedic pathology, breast pathology and gastrointestinal pathology. Faculty will discuss basic to advanced techniques, pitfalls and pearls to pathologic diagnosis. Interactive case reviews emphasizing the material presented will round out the program.
Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily intended and designed to educate pathologists.
Needs Assessment
This is an annual meeting aimed at pathologists to improve the quality of their diagnostic and consulting skills. The topics are slected through identification of professional practice gaps, the review of previous evaluations, expert faculty opinion and input from participants.
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Achieve a better understanding of neoplastic and non-neoplastic orthopedic pathology.
  • Differentiate benign breast disease and atypical proliferative lesions.
  • Discuss liver biopsies in the post-HCV era.
  • Achieve a better understanding of HER in GI malignancies and comparisons to breast.
  • Prepare for colon cancer and universal screening for Lynch syndrome.
  • Identify conditions to consider before surgical pathology subspecialty sign-out.
  • Discuss breast cancer predictive factor testing (ER, PR & HER2).
  • Analyze myxoid soft tissue tumors and peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
  • Identify key features of genomic in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Describe sclerosing lesions of the breast.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.
Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.
Family Meal Plan
We invite those accompanying you to the meeting to particpate in the Family Meal Plan. Sign up for the Family Meal Plan during registration on-site at the meeting registration desk.

Registration Information
Tuition for live conference includes all course materials, including a comprehensive electronic course syllabus (printed color syllabus available for $95 for advanced purchase only), daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after February 1, 2018. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.


Tuition for live webcast includes participation for one registrant. Each registrant must sign-in on a separate computer to receive credit. Prior to the meeting we will send you further information about the log in process. We will also send you a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus via email. If you have any questions or problems logging into the meeting we will have support personnel available at (800) 338-5901. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after February 1, 2018.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by January 12, 2018 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.
Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to January 12, 2018 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.
Disclaimer
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.
Special Note for the Disabled
Educational Symposia wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact our office at (800) 338-5901 or (813) 806-1000.
Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia
Meeting Accreditation
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Program Director: Andrea Bozzo Mainman, M.D.
 
David G. Hicks, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Surgical Pathology Unit
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

G. Petur Nielsen, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Pathologists, Department of Pathology
Director of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Director of Electron Microscopy
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Christa L. Whitney-Miller, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
   and Dentistry
Rochester, NY
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2018
   
5:00 - 6:00 PM Registration & Welcome Reception
   
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2018
   
6:30 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 10:45 G. Petur Nielsen, M.D.
   
  SAM SESSION
  Problematic Areas in Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Orthopedic Pathology
   
  Interactive Orthopedic Case Presentation
   
10:45 End of Session
   
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018
   
6:30 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 10:45 David G. Hicks, M.D.
   
  SAM SESSION
  Breast Cancer Predictive Factor Testing (ER, PR & HER2): Bridging the Gap Between Diagnosis and Management
   
  Ancillary Breast Cancer Studies: Rogue Cases, Challenges, Pitfalls and Trouble Shooting
   
  Benign Breast Disease: Atypical Proliferative Lesion: Diagnosis and Breast Cancer Risk
   
10:45 End of Session
   
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018
   
6:30 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 10:45 Christa L. Whitney-Miller, M.D.
   
  SAM SESSION
  HER2 in GI Malignancies: Comparison to Breast and Review Guidelines
   
  Liver Biopsies in the Post-HCV Era
   
  SAM SESSION
  Colon Cancer and Universal Screening for Lynch Syndrome: Are you Ready?
   
  Surgical Pathology Subspecialty Sign-Out: Things to Consider Before Taking the Plunge
   
10:45 End of Session
   
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018
   
6:30 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 10:45 G. Petur Nielsen, M.D.
   
  SAM SESSIONS
   
  What's New in Fat?
   
  Problematic Myxoid Soft Tissue Tumors
   
  Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
   
  Interactive Case Presentation
   
10:45 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018
   
6:30 AM Breakfast for Registrants & Meal Plan Participants
   
6:45 – 10:45 David G. Hicks, M.D.
   
  Sclerosing Lesions of the Breast
   
  SAM SESSION
  Genomic in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Planning: Is this an Opportunity to Enhance the Role of Pathologists in Multidisciplinary Care?
   
  Challenging Breast Pathology Case Studies
   
10:45 End of Course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change


The Westin Snowmass Resort
Snowmass, Colorado.... A Magical Place!


The Snowmass/Aspen area has some of the finest skiing in the world. With over 3,000 acres of uncrowded ski runs and every kind of terrain. Do you want to learn to ski or snowboard, or hone your skills? Lessons are available for all levels of skiing and snowboarding. There are even classes specifically for women and adults over fifty. Your children can get the same exceptional level of instruction; there is childcare (8 weeks to 3 yrs), ski school, and snowboarding programs for children from three years to teenage. Exciting activities such as Tube Town, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating, dog-sled rides, horse-drawn carriage tours, sleigh rides and snowmobile tours go on all through the winter season.

THE WESTIN SNOWMASS RESORT, Snowmass Village’s full-service hotel, has been designated as the official Headquarters Hotel for this meeting. Adjacent to the Westin Conference Center, The Westin Snowmass Resort offers complimentary Aspen Airport transfers. Also, around Snowmass Village local shuttle bus transportation is complimentary and convenient. During skiing hours, free shuttles take you to/from all four mountains. The Westin Snowmass Resort offers an incomparable ski-in/ski-out location in the center of Snowmass Village on the Village Mall with plenty of opportunities for dining and shopping.

How to Get There

Fly to directly Aspen/Pitkin County Airport, located just 20 minutes east of Snowmass Village. Daily non-stop flights are available to Denver for major national and international carriers; a beautiful 4 hour drive through the mountains. Professional Travel can arrange your car rentals and van transfers by calling 800-237-7230.

Lift Tickets/Ski Rentals: Order your deeply discounted Lift Tickets and Ski Rentals at www.edusymp.com or call Professional Travel at 800-237-7230.

Westin Snowmass Resort: SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE TODAY: Make your reservation online here or Call for Reservations: Westin Snowmass Resort (800) 525-9402 or Westin Central Reservation Office at (800) 937-8461 and identify yourself as a registrant of "ESI MRCT/PATH". Call Professional Travel at (800)237-7230 for further assistance.

Hotel cut-off date: January 11, 2018
Westin Guest Room Rates Start At $339.00/nt. Hotel Tax: 12.8%
Resort Fee: $15 per room, per night
Room preference
Single/Double (upon availability) - Smoke Free Property

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel: SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE TODAY: Make your reservation online here or Call for Reservations: (970)923-8400 Ext. 1 and identify yourself as a registrant of "ESI MRCT/Path". Call Professional Travel at (800)237-7230 for further assistance.
Hotel cut-off date: January 11, 2018
Wildwood Snowmass Guest Room Rates Start At $189.00/nt.
Hotel Tax: 10.4%
Resort Fee: $10 per day
Room preference
Single/Double (upon availability) - Smoke Free Property

Condo group rates increase after January 11, 2018
Off site Condo Rates Start At $361.00/nt.
Call Professional Travel for group rate off site condo reservations: (800) 237-7230
 
Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00 AM.

Extra Person charge is $25 per person per night. Children under 12 stay free in parent's room. Rollways are $25 per night and cribs are free.

Westin Snowmass Resort Deposit Policy: A credit card is required to hold each guest's reservation. A 25% deposit is due at the time of booking. The final is due 30 days prior to arrival.

Westin Snowmass Resort Cancellation Policy: Obtain cancellation number 31 days prior for refund.

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel Deposit Policy: A credit card is required to hold each guest's reservation. Full payment taken 14 days prior. Guests can cancel up to 3 days prior to arrival without penalty.

Wildwood Snowmass Hotel Cancellation Policy: Obtain cancellation number 3 days prior for refund. Cancellations within 3 days of arrival will have a one night cancellation fee.

HOTEL:
Westin Snowmass Resort
100 Elbert Lane
Snowmass, Colorado 81615
PH: 970-923-8200

HOTEL:
Wildwood Snowmass Hotel
40 Elbert Lane
Snowmass, Colorado 81615
PH: 970-923-8400 (press #1 for reservations)