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Diagnostic Advances in Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology Conference 2020

May 01 - 02, 2020   |   San Diego, California  United States Of America
Specialties : Cytopathology   |   Pathology   |   Surgery
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Diagnostic Advances in Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology is organized by UC San Diego School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education and will be held from May 01 - 02, 2020 at Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego, California, United States of America. 

Target Audience:
This course is designed for practicing pathologists across community and academic centers and pathology residents and fellows.

The University of California San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Board of Pathology: This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification Program (formerly known as Maintenance of Certification) requirements for Lifelong Learning (Part II) and Self-Assessment Module (SAM).

Diplomates may earn up to 14.0 Continuing Certification credits (Part II and SAM).

This two-day interactive course will address key updates in breast, gynecologic, soft tissue and gastrointestinal pathology. A stepwise approach to pathology diagnosis in these subspecialty topic areas in surgical pathology and cytopathology will be addressed. The course will also provide guidance in the use and interpretation of molecular and immunohistochemical testing in difficult diagnostic scenarios.

Specific topics that will be covered include: Breast neoplastic lesions, ovarian neoplasms, endocervical cancers, soft tissue tumors, appendiceal neoplasms, 2020 gastrointestinal WHO updates, gastrointestinal polyps, dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus, and prostate/urologic biopsy pitfalls.

Course Objectives:
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Develop a methodical approach to common morphologic patterns in soft tissue tumors including lipomatous neoplasms
• Recognize the range of morphologic variants of breast papillary lesions and less aggressive breast neoplasms
• Diagnose chronic colitis, idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease and mimics in biopsy material
• Examine etiologies of esophageal injury and complexities of evaluation of Barrett’s related dysplasia
• Review Updates in the 2020 WHO tumors of the digestive system, including appendiceal mucinous lesions
• Discuss classification of ovarian sex cord stromal tumors, endocervical adenocarcinoma and mimics
• Incorporate use of ancillary diagnostic techniques including immunohistochemistry and molecular testing

Registration Desk

Contact No. : (858) 534-2230


Registration Type Last Date Price
MD, PhD - Early Fee 01 Apr,2020 USD 595.00
Allied Health, Residents, Fellows 01 Apr,2020 USD 395.00
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Venue Address

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, California, United States Of America

Official Hotel

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina,

333 W Harbor Dr,

San Diego, California, United States of America 92101,

+1 619-234-1500

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