MGH Pathology presents continuing medical education (CME) courses under the auspices of Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses

Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education
P.O. Box 825
Boston, MA 02117-0825
Phone: 617-384-8600
Fax: 617-384-8686
Email: hms-cme@hms.harvard.edu
Website: www.cme.hms.harvard.edu

2014 - 2015 Courses

November 17 - 21, 2014
Current Concepts in Surgical Pathology 36th Annual Course, with Clinical Correlation
Four Seasons Hotel, Boston, MA

The Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School will present a five-day postgraduate course, Current Concepts In Surgical Pathology, 36th Annual Course under the direction of Drs. Eugene J. Mark, Judith A. Ferry, Gregory Y. Lauwers and Robert H. Young, with thirty eight faculty members. This course should improve the skills of surgical pathologists by focusing on new information and techniques relevant to their practice and emphasizing problems likely to be encountered in a busy practice. The application of immunochemistry and electron microscopy and molecular pathology to diagnostic pathology is part of the course. Small group slide review sessions with a faculty member will be available. These sessions are optional. They take place during the mid­day break and in the morning before the first lecture and in the late afternoon after the last lecture. When registering, participants may request one such study session at no additional charge. Assignments to these study sessions will be made in order of registration. Evening seminar sessions will be held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. These sessions are optional. Registrants can request one in order of preference and will be assigned to one. Space at these sessions is limited to the first forty registrants. Digital images of slides used at the small group slide study sessions will be available for review online. A USB drive and syllabus including representative material from each lecture will be given to each registrant.Visit the HMS page for full details. Course Fee: $995.00
Course Directors: Gregory Y. Lauwers, MD, Robert D. Odze, MD, FRCP(C)

January 24 - 27, 2015
Surgical Pathology for the Practicing Pathologist
Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, AZ

This course presents a broad overview 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. We also aim 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 four-day course features conventional didactic lectures with frequent discussion periods and extensive time for one-on-one contact with faculty. Visit the HMS page for full details. Course Fee: $995.00
Course Director: Robert H. Young, MD, Robert E. Scully Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

March 12 - 15, 2015
Surgical Pathology for the Practicing Pathologist
The Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort and Spa, Fort Myers, FL

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 four-day course features conventional didactic lectures with frequent discussion periods and extensive time for one-on-one contact with faculty. Visit the HMS page for full details.
Course Fee: $995.00
Course Director: Robert E. Scully Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

April 20 - 23, 2015
Gynecological and Obstetric Pathology for the Practicing Pathologist
The Naples Grande Beach Resort, Naples, FL

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May 4 - 7, 2015
Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Pathology
The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

This course presents a broad overview of many areas of gastrointestinal 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 gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary 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. The program features 1) conventional didactic lectures with frequent discussion periods and extensive time for one-on-one contact with faculty; and 2) slide seminars with discussion of diagnostic challenges. Visit the HMS page for full details. Course Fee: $995.00
Course Directors: Gregory Y. Lauwers, MD, Robert D. Odze, MD, FRCP(C)

June 3 - 6, 2015
Current Concepts in Head and Neck & Endocrine Pathology 
The Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

This four-day postgraduate course provides comprehensive coverage of practical head and neck & endocrine topics, including oropharynx, larynx, nasal and oral cavities, ear, salivary gland, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pituitary, and GI endocrine. The course also covers skin, bone, soft tissue, and hematopoietic lesions of the head and neck. The course emphasizes diagnostic issues encountered in everyday practice, highlighting common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Microscopic sessions will also be given with unknown cases. Guest speakers, Ricardo V. Lloyd, M.D., Ph.D, and Bruce M. Wenig, M.D., will supplement expert subspecialty faculty from the Massachusetts General Hospital and other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. The course will be held at the popular Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, located in historic Copley Square in the heart of downtown Boston. In addition to CME credit, registrants will also be eligible for SAM credit for the purposes of meeting the American Board of Pathology requirements for Maintenance of Certification. Visit the HMS page for full details. Course Fee: $995.00 Course
Directors:
William C. Faquin, MD, PhD, Vania Nose, MD, PhD, Peter M. Sadow, MD, PhD

 

 

 

Updated 10/29/2014