41st Annual Seminar Pathology Review: Genitourinary, Pulmonary, and Neuropathology for the General Pathologist Live Webcast

02/09/20 - 02/14/20
The Westin Snowmass Resort | Snowmass Village, CO

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 20.0

Category A CE Credits:

This seminar is designed to provide a practical review of genitourinary, pulmonary and neuropathology. 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

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About The Meeting
This seminar is designed to provide a practical review of genitourinary, pulmonary and neuropathology. 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.

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Discuss how the evaluation of transbronchial, cryo, needle and surgical lung biopsies differ based on biopsy technique.
  • Recognize the major diagnostic pitfalls in the diagnosis of lung adenocarcinoma and non-adenocarcinoma thoracic neoplasms.
  • Develop an integrated approach to the diagnosis of lung cancer.
  • Discuss the importance of pathological and radiological correlation in pulmonary disease.
  • Better understand the evaluation of a blue biopsy.
  • Recognize the pearls and pitfalls of interstitial lung diseases and their mimics.
  • Discuss the WHO classification and cIMPACT-NOW classification guidelines for CNS tumors.
  • Better understand peripheral nerve sheath tumors.
  • Recognize glial and glioneuronal neoplasms.
  • Develop an integrated approach to intraoperative CNS consultations and frozen sections.
  • Appreciate meningioma grading and other meningeal neoplasms.
  • Discuss the diagnosis and reporting of limited adenocarcinoma on needle biopsy of the prostate.
  • Analyze common bladder tumors on biopsy and TURB specimens.
  • Review common differential diagnoses in bladder lesions.
  • Review common differential diagnoses in prostate lesions.
  • Recognize mimickers of bladder neoplasm.
  • Better understand medicolegal issues in pathology cases relating to genitourinary pathology.
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.

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 January 30, 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 January 30, 2020.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by January 10, 2020 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.

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 January 10, 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 January 10, 2020.

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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.

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.
Program Director: Andrea Bozzo Mainman, M.D.

Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
Professor, Departments of Pathology, Urology & Oncology
The Reinhard Professor of Urologic Pathology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Director of Surgical Pathology
Director of Anatomic Pathology Consult Service
Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, MD

Kevin O. Leslie, M.D.
Emeritus Professor of Pathology
Mayo Clinic Arizona
Scottsdale, AZ

Arie Perry, M.D.
Departments of Pathology and Neurological Surgery
Director, Division of Neuropathology
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
San Francisco, CA

Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ
6:45 – 8:00 Diagnosis and Reporting of Limited Adenocarcinoma on Needle Biopsy of the Prostate
Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
8:00 – 9:15 Diagnosis, Grading, and Reporting of Common Bladder Tumors on Biopsy and TURB
Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
9:15 – 10:30 Common Differential Diagnoses in Bladder and Testies Lesions
Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
10:30 – 10:45 Question & Answer 
Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
10:45 End of Session
6:45 – 7:45 Mimickers of Bladder Neoplasia
Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
7:45 – 8:45 How Biopsy Technique (Transbronchial, Cryo, or Needle Biopsy) Changes Your Pathologic Approach
Kevin O. Leslie, M.D. & Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
8:45 – 9:45 Medicolegal Issues of Pathologists: General Aspects and Specific Cases Relating to Genitourinary Pathology
Jonathan I. Epstein, M.D.
9:45 – 10:45 Lung Adenocarcinoma: What Do I Need to Know in 2020?
Kevin O. Leslie, M.D. & Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
10:45 End of Session
6:45 – 7:45 Update of the WHO Classification and cIMPACT–NOW Classification Guidelines
Arie Perry, M.D.
7:45 – 9:45 The Importance of Clinical and Radiologic Correlation in Pulmonary Pathology
Kevin O. Leslie, M.D. & Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
9:45 – 10:45 Glial and Glioneuronal Neoplasms
Arie Perry, M.D.
10:45 End of Session
6:45 – 7:45 What To Do With the Blue Biopsy
Kevin O. Leslie, M.D. & Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
7:45 – 8:45 Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors
Arie Perry, M.D.
8:45 – 9:45 Approach to Important Non–Adenocarcinoma Thoracic Neoplasms
Kevin O. Leslie, M.D. & Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
9:45 – 10:45 Intraoperative CNS Consultations/Frozen Sections
Arie Perry, M.D.
10:45 End of Session
6:45 – 7:45 Neuropathology Unknown Cases – Part 1 
Arie Perry, M.D.
7:45 – 9:45 Key Pearls of Interstitial Lung Disease and Their Mimics That Should Change Your Approach
Kevin O. Leslie, M.D. & Maxwell L. Smith, M.D.
9:45 – 10:45 Neuropathology Unknown Cases – Part 2 
Arie Perry, M.D.
10:45 End of Course
  Faculty & topics subject to change, program times are in MST time
  ♦ Not eligible for SAM Credits
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