3rd Annual A Practical Approach to Surgical and Cytopathology

04/06/17 - 04/08/17
Hotel del Coronado | Coronado, CA

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 17.5

Category A CE Credits:

About The Meeting
This seminar has been designed to provide a very practical yet comprehensive review of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, breast, pulmonary and gynecologic pathology. This will include an overview of diagnostic pearls allowing for an accurate diagnosis as well as how to best avoid diagnostic pitfalls. There will be significant discussion related to pertinent diagnostic immunohistochemical and molecular genetic techniques as well as significant opportunity for interactive discussion between faculty members and the participants.
*Includes a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus.

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About The Meeting
This seminar has been designed to provide a very practical yet comprehensive review of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, breast, pulmonary and gynecologic pathology. This will include an overview of diagnostic pearls allowing for an accurate diagnosis as well as how to best avoid diagnostic pitfalls. There will be significant discussion related to pertinent diagnostic immunohistochemical and molecular genetic techniques as well as significant opportunity for interactive discussion between faculty members and the participants.
Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily designed to educate practicing pathologists.
Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Recognize the major diagnostic pitfalls in the diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus and Barrett’s-related dysplasia.
  • Discuss the more recently recognized variants of ulcerative colitis as well as the major issues related to diagnosing dysplasia in the setting of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Identify some of the major diagnostic issues in the most common colorectal polyps including serrated polyps.
  • Employ the diagnostic approach to assessing difficult prostate needle biopsy specimen.
  • Explain the nomenclature and diagnostic approach to flat and papillary lesions of the urinary bladder.
  • Describe the newest classification of renal tumors.
  • Employ an approach to lobular lesions of the breast.
  • Recognize problematic issues in core needle biopsies of the breast.
  • Illustrate how to assess and fully evaluate margins in lumpectomy specimens.
  • Discuss difficult diagnostic issues in endometrial biopsy specimens.
  • Identify the most essential diagnostic issues in cervical biopsy specimens.
  • Describe the approach to difficult mucosal lesions of the head and neck.
  • Discuss the newer aspects of molecular alterations in thyroid neoplasms.
  • Review the approach to difficult lesions of the salivary glands.
  • Describe the essential elements of diagnosing non-small cell lung carcinoma in the molecular era.
  • Discuss the new WHO classification of lung tumors.
  • Employ a diagnostic approach to interstitial lung diseases.
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.

Registration Information
Tuition for live conference includes all course materials, including a comprehensive electronic course syllabus (printed color syllabus available for $95), daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after March 28, 2017. 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 March 28, 2017.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by March 10, 2017 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 March 10, 2017 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 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Educational Symposia has been approved by the American Board of Pathology as a provider of SAMs.
 
Program Chair: John R. Goldblum, M.D.

Carol Farver, M.D.
Director of Pulmonary Pathology
Department of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D.
Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Aubrey J. Hough Jr, Endowed Professor (with tenure)
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Pathology Residency Training Program
Associate Pathologist, Division of Women’s and Perinatal Pathology
Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Member, Cancer Program and Sarcoma Program
Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
Boston, MA

Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Ming Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Director of Anatomic Pathology,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center,
Dallas, TX
THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Introduction
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
8:10 – 9:10 Controversies in the Diagnosis of Barrett's Esophagus
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
9:10 – 10:10 Diagnostic Approavh to Difficult Prostate Needle Biopsies
Ming Zhou, M.D.
   
10:10 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:30 Lobular Carcinoma In Situ and Problematic In Situ Lesions of the Breast
Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
   
11:30 – 12:30 PM Practical Issues Related to the Endometrial Biopsy I
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
   
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
1:30 – 2:30 Mucosal Lesions of the Head and Neck
Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D.
   
2:30 – 3:15 Diagnosing Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma in the Molecular Age: Doing More With Less
Carol Farver, M.D.
   
3:15 – 3:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:30 – 4:30 Nomenclature of Colorectal Polyps: Controversies and Confusion
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
4:30 – 5:30 What’s New in Lumpectomy Margin Evaluation?
Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
   
5:30 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00 – 9:00 Diagnostic Approach to Flat and Papillary Urothelial Lesion
Ming Zhou, M.D.
   
9:00 – 10:00 Practical Issues Related to the Endometrium Biopsy II
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 – 11:15 What’s New in the World Health Organization Classification of Lung Tumors
Carol Farver, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 PM Thyroid Pathology in the Molecular Era
Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:00 Pattern Based Approach to Diagnosis and Classification of Renal Tumors
Ming Zhou, M.D.
   
1:00 End of Session
   
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 2017
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00 – 9:00 An Update on Salivary Gland Lesions
Jennifer L. Hunt, M.D.
   
9:00 – 10:00 Problematic Issues in Breast Core Needle Biopsies
Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 – 11:15 Practical Issues Related to the Cervical Biopsy Specimen
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 PM Interstitial Lung Pathology: What Every Pathologist Needs to Know
Carol Farver, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:00 IBD and IBD-Related Dysplasia
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
1:00 End of Course
   
  Topics & faculty subject to change
 
Hotel del Coronado

About The Resort 
Experience the artful blend of elegance and tradition at the Hotel del Coronado. The Del's most traditional San Diego beach accommodations reflect the resort's classic heritage in its charming decor. Housed in the original Victorian building, a National Historic Landmark, the Del blends romantic, 19th century ambiance with modern comforts for today's traveler.

How to Get There
Fly directly to San Diego International Airport, located just 17 minutes from the Hotel Del Coronado. Daily non-stop flights are available to Las Vegas for major national and international carriers.
 
Hotel Cutoff: March 6, 2017
Subject to availability, group rates may be available three (3) days before and three days after the conference.
 
Space is Limited - Reserve Today:  Call Hotel Del Coronado Reservations at: 1-800-468-3533 and provide Group Code PAT0405 or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 800-237-7230 for further assistance.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
Run of House Guestroom - $253.00/nt.

Upgraded room type based on availability and at the Hotel's discretion:
Ocean View - $319.00/nt. 
Ocean Front - $339.00/nt. 
(single/double occupancy. king/two queen beds)
 
 
Hotel Tax: 11.56%
 
Resort fee of $15.00 per room, per day applies. 
 
DEPOSIT POLICY: Hotel requires one night's room and tax deposit to be charged at time of reservation.  
 
CANCELLATION POLICY: Refunds will be issued for rooms cancelled at least 48 hours prior to arrival date. All room cancellations after this time are subject to penalty. Check in time is: 4:00 PM; Check out time is: 12:00 Noon.
 
HOTEL: 1500 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
 
PHONE:  619-435-6611