6th Annual A Practical Approach to Surgical Pathology

04/23/20 - 04/25/20
Aria® Resort & Casino | Las Vegas, NV | Las Vegas, NV

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 17.75

Category A CE Credits:

About The Meeting
This seminar has been designed to provide a comprehensive and very practical review of several topics in surgical pathology, including gastrointestinal, gynecologic, soft tissue, endocrine, genitourinary, and breast pathology. The course will include an overview of diagnostic pearls which allow for accurate diagnosis as well as important clues as to how to avoid the most common diagnostic pitfalls. Discussion will also focus on appropriate diagnostic immunohistochemical and molecular genetic tests which serve as adjuncts to diagnosis. There will also be a significant opportunity for interactive discussion between faculty members and participants.

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About The Meeting
This seminar has been designed to provide a comprehensive and very practical review of several topics in surgical pathology, including gastrointestinal, gynecologic, soft tissue, endocrine, genitourinary, and breast pathology. The course will include an overview of diagnostic pearls which allow for accurate diagnosis as well as important clues as to how to avoid the most common diagnostic pitfalls. Discussion will also focus on appropriate diagnostic immunohistochemical and molecular genetic tests which serve as adjuncts to diagnosis. There will also be a significant opportunity for interactive discussion between faculty members and 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:
  • Discuss the most common benign and malignant well-differentiated lipomatous tumor.
  • Discuss the key features in recognizing Barrett’s esophagus-related dysplasia.
  • Provide an overview of an algorithmic approach that allows for differentiation between primary versus metastatic ovarian mucinous tumor.
  • Describe key pathologic features in both low- and high-grade serous ovarian carcinomas.
  • Review the key morphologic, immunohistochemical, and molecular genetic findings of intra-abdominal and retroperitoneal spindle cell mesenchymal lesions.
  • Define effective work-up strategies for diagnostic scenarios commonly encountered in soft tissue pathology.
  • Discuss common pitfalls in bladder pathology and tips to an accurate diagnosis.
  • Recognize uncommon challenging prostate cancer subtypes.
  • Review recent updates in prostate cancer grading and reporting.
  • Discuss diagnostic and management problems in breast core needle biopsies.
  • Recognize important inflammatory and reactive lesions of the breast and their differential diagnoses.
  • Summarize recent updates in thyroid pathology.
  • Characterize the common elements of neuroendocrine neoplasia throughout the body.
  • Summarize the spectrum of steroidogenic tissues and their tumors.
  • Describe the common variants of ulcerative colitis and UC-related dysplasia.
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 April 14, 2020. 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 813-806-1000. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after April 14, 2020.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by March 27, 2020 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing by sending an e-mail to cancel@edusymp.com. There is a $50 processing fee applied to all cancellations. Cancellations made in writing prior to March 27, 2020 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after March 27, 2020.

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 (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 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Pathology (ABP) Maintenance of Certification: This activity provides up to 17.75 SAM eligible CME for the American Board of Pathology MOC Program. Participants must take and pass a post-test in order to earn SAM credit.
Sylvia L. Asa, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pathology, Case Western
   Reserve University
Consultant in Endocrine Pathology, University
   Hospitals Cleveland
Institute of Pathology
Cleveland, OH
Consultant in Endocrine Pathology, University Health
   Network, Toronto
Toronto, ON

Karen Joy Fritchie, M.D.
Associate Professor
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
Rochester, MN

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

Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Division Director of Anatomic 
   Pathology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Anne M. Mills, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
Chief of Breast Oncologic Pathology, Dana
   Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center
Associate Director, Dana-Farber Cancer
   Institute/Brigham and Women's Hospital Breast
   Oncology Program
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020
   
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 Sorting Through the Mush with Ovarian Mucinous Tumors
Anne M. Mills, M.D.
   
10:10 – 10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30 – 11:30 Lipomatous Tumors: Everything You Need to Know
Karen Joy Fritchie, M.D.
   
11:30 – 12:30 PM Thyroid Pathology: Common and Controversial
Sylvia L. Asa, M.D., Ph.D.
   
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
1:30 – 2:30 Prostate Cancer Evolution: What the Pathologist Needs to Know
Christina Magi-Galluzzi, M.D., Ph.D.
   
2:30 – 3:30 Problematic Issues in Breast Core Biopsies
Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
   
3:30 – 3:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:45 – 4:45 Clinically Relevant Serous Ovarian Carcinoma Update
Anne M. Mills, M.D.
   
4:45 – 5:45 Intra-abdominal and Retroperitoneal Spindle Cell Neoplasms: A Practical Approach
Karen Joy Fritchie, M.D.
   
5:45 End of Session
   
FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00 – 9:00 Nomenclature of Colorectal Polyps: Controversies and Confusion
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
9:00 – 10:00 Neuroendocrine Cells: Hormones from Head to Tail
Sylvia L. Asa, M.D., Ph.D.
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 – 11:15 Prostate Carcinoma: Morphologic Subtypes and Areas of Diagnostic Difficulty
Christina Magi-Galluzzi, M.D., Ph.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 Inflammatory and Reactive Lesions of the Breast
Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
   
12:15 – 1:00 PM Zebras in the Uterus: Expanding the Differential for Uterine Mesenchymal Neoplasia
Anne M. Mills, M.D.
   
1:00 End of Session
   
SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2020
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00 – 9:00 Common Diagnostic Scenarios in Soft Tissue Pathology and How to Stay Out of Trouble
Karen Joy Fritchie, M.D.
   
9:00 – 10:00 Steroidogenic Tissues: Fundamental Fa(c)ts
Sylvia L. Asa, M.D., Ph.D.
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15 – 11:15 The Challenge of Evaluating Post-Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy Breast Specimens
Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
   
11:15 – 12:15 Pitfalls and Pearls in Bladder Biopsy and TURBT Specimens
Christina Magi-Galluzzi, M.D., Ph.D.
   
12:15 – 1:00 PM IBD and IBD-Related Dysplasia
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
1:00 End of Course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change.
 
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How to Get There
Fly directly to McCarran International Airport, located just 10 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. Daily non-stop flights are available to Las Vegas for major national and international carriers.
 
Hotel Cutoff: March 23, 2020
Subject to availability, group rates may be available three (3) days before and three days the conference.
 
Space Is Limited - Reserve Today: Call Aria Reservations at: (866) 359-7757 or (702)590-7757 and identify yourself as a registrant of "Pathology/NUC Med/PET-CT" to receive the group discount or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 813-806-1050 for further assistance.

Special Discounted Group Room Rates:
Start at $199.00/nt. (single/double occupancy)
Cost for additional person over double occupancy is $50 for 3rd and 4th person.

Room Preferences:
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Smoking / Non-smoking
 
Hotel Tax:13.38%

Resort fee of $39.00 per room, per day applies.

DEPOSIT POLICY:
One (1) night's room rate plus resort fee and tax will be charged at time of reservation.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations, arrival and departure date changes must be made 72 hours or more prior to scheduled arrival date/time to avoid penalties. Check in time is: 3:00 PM; Check out time is: 11:00AM.

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