EDUCATION & Training
Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses
January 11-14, 2014
SURGICAL PATHOLOGY FOR THE PRACTICING PATHOLOGIST
Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, Arizon
This course presents a broad over-view of many areas of surgical pathology and is presented by Harvard Medical School faculty and selected guest faculty with known expertise in the specific subject matter areas. The course is designed to update both academic practicing pathologists and those in the community with new advances in surgical pathology and to provide aids in diagnosis based on conventional morphologic analysis as well as updates on new techniques such as immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology to the extent that they bear on establishing the correct diagnosis. This 4-day course features conventional didactic lectures with frequent discussion periods and extensive time for one-on-one contact with faculty. Course Director: Robert H. Young, MD. To contact Harvard Medical School with inquiries, call 617-384-8600, Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM (EST) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 19-22, 2014
GASTROINTESTINAL, LIVER, AND PANCREATIC PATHOLOGY
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA
The Brigham and Women's and the Massachusetts General Hospitals are co-sponsoring this intensive four-day course under the direction of Robert D. Odze, MD and Gregory Y. Lauwers, MD. Now in its 14th year, the course is taught by faculty of the Harvard Medical School and other institutions. It provides a comprehensive review of the current concepts in diagnostic surgical pathology of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. The role of pathologists in the diagnosis and reporting of endoscopically obtained biopsies and resection specimens is emphasized. Over the course of four days, twenty-six lectures and seven slide seminars are given. This course enables attendees to receive CME hours and SAMs credits. The 2013 registration fee was $1,150.00. The 2014 fee is forthcoming.