6th Annual Surgical Pathology Update: Diagnostic Pearls for the Practicing Pathologist

10/14/21 - 10/16/21
Omni Montelucia Scottsdale | Scottsdale, AZ

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 17.75

Category A CE Credits:

All registrants have access to review the webcast for six months post meeting.PATHF21 PATHFW21

Each meeting registrant must have, and be registered under their own account, in order to obtain credit.


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Syllabus

About the Meeting
This seminar has been designed to provide a comprehensive review of key topics in surgical pathology, including gastrointestinal, orthopedic, pulmonary, breast, head and neck, and gynecologic pathology. The course will provide an update and an extensive overview of the most important diagnostic features which allow the practicing pathologist to make an accurate diagnosis, as well as important clues as to how to avoid the most common pitfalls resulting in diagnostic error. There will be extensive discussion on appropriate diagnostic immunohistochemical and molecular tests which help to serve as diagnostic adjuncts. There will also be sufficient time 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 diagnostic errors in diagnosing Barrett’s esophagus-related dysplasia.
  • Understand the most common diagnostic difficulties in the most common colorectal polyps.
  • Discuss the most common pitfalls in separating ulcerative colitis from Crohn’s disease.
  • Provide an accurate classification and appropriate use of ancillary studies in endometrial and vulvar lesions.
  • Describe the most up-to-date classification of endometrial carcinomas.
  • List an accurate differential diagnosis for the most common head and neck lesions.
  • Employ the most useful immunostains in addressing the most common diagnostic problems in head and neck pathology.
  • Identify the limitations and potential pitfalls of immunohistochemistry and molecular testing in head and neck pathology.
  • Recognize the criteria used to establish a diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection and the significance of intraoperative neutrophil counts.
  • Cite the WHO 2020 changes to the nomenclature of cartilaginous neoplasms.
  • Identify how to differentiate the most common benign and malignant bone-forming neoplasms.
  • Review the current diagnostic criteria for adenocarcinomas of the lung and the implications for staging.
  • Review the current WHO diagnostic criteria for neuroendocrine tumors of the lung.
  • Describe the diagnostic features and the most important differential diagnoses for the most common interstitial lung diseases.
  • Utilize information on the uses and limitations of immunohistochemistry in resolving diagnostic problems in breast core needle biopsy specimens.
  • Review the updated guidelines for ER, PR and HER2 testing in breast cancer.
  • Recognize the uses and limitations of immunohistochemistry in resolving diagnostic problems in spindle cell lesions of the breast.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

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 September 17, 2021 will be issued a refund for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after September 17, 2021.

Accreditation Statement
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.
Justin A. Bishop, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Director of Anatomic Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
 
Laura C. Collins, M.D.
Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology
Director of Breast Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
 
Carol Farver, M.D.
Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Pathology Education
Director, Division of Education Programs
The University of Michigan, Department of Pathology
Ann Arbor, MI
 
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
 
Brooke Howitt, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
 
John Reith, M.D.
Staff Pathologist
Department of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
 
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PLEASE NOTE: Hotel cut-off date is September 22, 2021 prior to 5:00 PM local time – (group rates 3 days prior/post – space available basis).


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GETTING TO THE RESORT


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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
PH: (480) 627-3200

 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2021
7:00–8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00–8:10 Welcome and Introduction
  John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
8:10–9:05 BE and BE-Related Dysplasia: Controversial Issues
  John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
9:05–10:00 Periprosthetic Joint Infection: Pathologists, Neutrophils, and Four-Letter Words
  John Reith, M.D.
   
10:00–10:10 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
10:10–10:30 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:30–11:25 Adenocarcinomas of the Lung: An Update of the WHO Classification 
  Carol Farver, M.D.
   
11:25–12:20 PM Contemporary Considerations for Core Needle Biopsy of the Breast
  Laura C. Collins, M.D.
   
12:20–12:30 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
12:30–1:30 Lunch On Your Own
   
1:30–2:25 Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Dysplasia
  Justin A. Bishop, M.D.
   
2:25–3:20 Approach to the Endometrial Biopsy
  Brooke Howitt, M.D.
   
3:20–3:30 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
3:30–3:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
3:45–4:40 An Update on Cartilaginous Tumors: WHO Are You?
  John Reith, M.D.
   
4:40–5:35 Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung:  Current Diagnostic Criteria and Controversies
  Carol Farver, M.D.
   
5:35–5:45 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
5:45 PM End of Session
   
   
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021
7:30–8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00–8:55 Colorectal Polyps: Confusion and Controversy
  John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
8:55–9:50 Spindle Cell Lesions of the Breast
  Laura C. Collins, M.D.
   
9:50–10:00 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
10:00–10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15–11:10 Updates on Human Papillomavirus-related Head and Neck Carcinomas
  Justin A. Bishop, M.D.
   
11:10–12:05 PM Classification of Endometrial Carcinomas
  Brooke Howitt, M.D.
   
12:05–12:50 Bone-forming Neoplasms: They’re Not as Hard as They Seem
  John Reith, M.D. 
   
12:50–1:00 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
1:00 PM End of Session
   
   
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021
7:30–8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
8:00–8:55 Common Interstitial Lung Diseases: The Essentials for Practicing Pathologists
  Carol Farver, M.D.
   
8:55–9:50 Update on the Unusual Carcinomas of the Breast
  Laura C. Collins, M.D.
   
9:50–10:00 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
10:00–10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:15–11:10 Newly Defined and Recently Refined Salivary Gland Tumors
  Justin A. Bishop, M.D.
   
11:10–12:00 PM Vulvar Squamous Lesions
  Brooke Howitt, M.D.
   
12:00–12:50 IBD and IBD-related Dysplasia
  John R. Goldblum, M.D.
   
12:50–1:00 Question & Answer Session
  Faculty
   
1:00 PM End of Course