June 2017

Challenging but not Impossible: Helpful Clues for the Daily Practice of Pancreaticobiliary Surgical and Cytopathology

Michelle Reid, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor,
Emory University

and

Volkan Adsay, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Vice Chair,
and Director of Anatomic Pathology
Emory University

Sunday, June 4, 2017
8:30AM-4:45PM
Registration begins at 7:00AM

Westin Hotel South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-2500

Seminar Objectives:
At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:

1. Discuss key cyto-histologic features and differential diagnosis of commonly encountered, problematic solid pancreatobiliary tract lesions.
2. Review the cyto-histologic classification and reporting of cystic and intraductal pancreatobilary neoplasms, as well as benefits and limitations of ancillary testing.
3. Emphasize new concepts in classification and grading of pancreatic NET’s with emphasis of morphologic repertoire and differentials.
4. Review the complex periampullary region anatomy and histologic and site-specific classification of associated neoplasms with emphasis on grossing of Whipples.
5. Discuss the approach to gallbladder atypia including subtle clues to diagnosis of dysplasia, recognition of tumoral intraepithelial neoplasia and invasive carcinoma.

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December 2016

Evolving Concepts in Soft Tissue Pathology

Andrew L. Folpe, M.D.
Professor and Consultant
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California, 94111
Phone: (415) 788-1234

December 4, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Seminar Objectives:

1. Recognize the clinical and morphological features of newly or more completely described entities in soft tissue tumor pathology

2. Effectively apply established and new immunohistochemical markers to the workup of soft tissue tumors

3. Appreciate the impact of advances in molecular pathology to the differential diagnosis of soft tissue tumor

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June 2016

Gynecology Pathology Update: Selected Topics with Diagnostic Approach

Brigitte M. Ronnett, M.D.
John Hopkins University, School of Medicine

Westin Hotel South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-2500

June 5, 2016
8:30AM – 4:45 PM

Objectives include:

1. Improvement in the use of modern diagnostic techniques, including IHC and molecular genotyping
2. Knowledge of current criteria for diagnosis of mucinous tumors both primary and metastatic
3. Learning the criteria for serous tumors including borderline and peritoneal lesions.
4. Being aware of challenges of diagnosing invasion for HPV-related endocervical lesions
5. Understanding the utility of IHC for distinction of endocervical and endometrial adenocarcinomas

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December 2015

Updates in the changing world of breast pathology

Laura C. Collins, MD
Stuart J. Schnitt, MD

Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcardero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 788-1234

December 6, 2015
8:30 am – 4:45 pm

Seminar Objectives: At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:
1. To discuss the diagnostic features and differential diagnosis of several commonly encountered problems in breast pathology.
2. To describe the diagnostic features and clinical significance of a variety of breast lesions with particular reference to the implications of these diagnoses in core needle biopsy specimens.
3. To discuss the molecular classification of breast cancer and the uses and limitations of immunohistochemical surrogates to determine molecular subtype.
4. To describe the current role of ancillary molecular testing in breast pathology.

June 2015

Pitfalls and pearls in lymph node and spleen pathology

Dennis P. O’Malley MD
with special guest Peter Banks, MD

Westin Hotel South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-2500

June 7, 2015
8:30 am – 4:45 pm

Seminar Objectives: At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees will be able to:
1. Improve your skills in identifying lymphomas including use of the appropriate immunohistochemical stains, flow cytometry and other ancillary tests.
2. Become familiar with in situ lymphoid lesions as well as new and important benign lesions that may mimic lymphoma.
3. Survey pathologic lesions of the spleen and become familiar with important and difficult splenic pathology.

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