2024 Surgical Pathology Update: Diagnostic Pearls for the Practicing Pathologist: Vol. VIII - A CME Teaching Activity

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AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 17.25

Keywords: Pathology CME

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This pathology CME video teaching activity 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.

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About This CME Teaching Activity
This activity has been designed to provide a comprehensive overview of some of the most common topics which are encountered by practicing surgical pathologists, including gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, genitourinary, gynecologic, breast, and head and neck pathology. The course will provide an update and overview of some of the most important diagnostic features which allow pathologists to make accurate diagnoses in each of these areas, as well as essential clues as to how to avoid the most common diagnostic pitfalls. Faculty also discuss the use of ancillary diagnostic techniques, including both immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics, which assist the pathologist in rendering a final diagnosis.

Target Audience
This CME activity is primarily designed to educate practicing pathologists.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:
  • Describe the recent changes in the definition of Barrett’s esophagus
  • Discuss the most common diagnostic pitfalls in diagnosing Barrett’s esophagus-related dysplasia
  • Recognize some of the most important diagnostic features in the most common types of colorectal polyps
  • Identify pitfalls in separating Crohn’s disease from ulcerative colitis in biopsy specimens
  • Review the pitfalls in diagnosing fatty liver disease in biopsy specimens
  • Recognize some of the most common inflammatory mimickers of pancreatic carcinoma
  • Cite the most important features in reporting biomarkers tests in lower gastrointestinal tract neoplasms
  • Describe the most common diagnostic pitfalls in diagnosing the most common disease in biopsies of the vulva
  • Discuss biomarker testing in endometrial carcinoma
  • Describe the most common mesenchymal neoplasms in gynecologic pathology
  • Highlight the most common diagnostic issues in prostate pathology
  • Emphasize a practical approach to common diagnostic challenges in diagnosing renal neoplasms
  • Review the most useful diagnostic features in urinary bladder and testicular biopsy specimens
  • Describe the features of HPV-associated tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract
  • Recognize the differential diagnosis of small round cell malignant neoplasms of the sinonasal tract
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

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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 enduring material for a maximum of 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

All activity participants are required to complete the credit application in order to be awarded credit. Course participants will also have the opportunity to critically evaluate the program as it relates to practice relevance and educational objectives.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for this activity may be claimed until February 14, 2027.

This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in accredited continuing education since 1975.

This activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essential Areas and Elements.


Clifton Fulmer, M.D., Ph.D.
Staff Pathologist
Department of Pathology
Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute
Cleveland Clinic 
Cleveland, OH
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
Chia-Sui (Sunny) Kao, M.D.
Staff Pathologist
Cleveland Clinic 
Cleveland, OH
Patrick McIntire, M.D.
Director, Breast Pathology
Associate Director
Breast Pathology Fellowship Program
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Pathology Residency Training Program
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Bruce M. Wenig, M.D.
Department Chair, Pathology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

2024 Surgical Pathology Update: Diagnostic Pearls for the Practicing Pathologist Vol. VIII

Barrett's Esophagus and BE-Related Dysplasia
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Keratinizing Dysplasia and Viral-Associated Cancers of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract
Bruce M. Wenig, M.D.
A Robust Approach to Difficult Core Biopsies
Patrick McIntire, M.D.
Current Issues in Prostate Pathology
Chia-Sui (Sunny) Kao, M.D.
A Case-Based Discussion of Vulvar Pathology: Updates in Practice
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
Colorectal Polyps: Terminology and Diagnostic Issues
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
A Practical Approach to Fatty Liver Disease
Clifton Fulmer, M.D., Ph.D.
Biopsy Diagnosis of Salivary Gland Neoplasms: Challenges and Diagnostic Pitfalls
Bruce M. Wenig, M.D.
Pathology of Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Carcinoma
Patrick McIntire, M.D.
Updates in Renal Tumor Diagnosis
Chia-Sui (Sunny) Kao, M.D.
A Case-Based Discussion of Endometrial Carcinoma: Updates in Practice
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
Pancreatic Neoplasms and Inflammatory Mimics
Clifton Fulmer, M.D., Ph.D.
Follicular Patterned Thyroid Neoplasms: Diagnostic Challenges
Bruce M. Wenig, M.D.
IBD and IBD-Related Dysplasia
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Everything HER2: Including Updates on "HER2 Low"
Patrick McIntire, M.D.
Select Topics in Bladder and Testicular Pathology
Chia-Sui (Sunny) Kao, M.D.
Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers and Biomarker Reporting
Clifton Fulmer, M.D., Ph.D.
A Case-Based Discussion of Mesenchymal Neoplasia: Updates in Practice
Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.