FSP Annual Meeting 2019


Save the date for the Florida Society of Pathologists 45th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference, February 22-24, 2019 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida. The Annual Conference will feature innovative topics in pathology including the interactive microscopy course, featuring case presentations related to topics featured throughout the conference.

In addition to the educational offerings, attendees will have an opportunity to connect with colleagues and interact with industry leaders in the field of pathology during exhibit hall social functions.

Register for the 2019 FSP Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference

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Contact Information


Before 12/22/2018 After 12/22/2018 Onsite
Society Member
Medical Student//Resident/Fellow
Pathology Assistant
Military (Active Duty)

Proof of Residency


Guest Tickets

Guest Pass - Reception $50 each
One welcome reception ticket is provided with each registration. Additional spouse/guest tickets available for purchase.

FSP Poster Hall Registration

I am a resident, fellow or medical student and would like to compete in the Poster Competition
I am not a resident, fellow or medical student but would like to submit an abstract for the FSP Poster Hall

Additional Products

Item Price
Guest Reception Friday Night
Printed syllabus
A printed syllabus can be purchased for an additional cost at the time of registration. A printed syllabus is not provided unless purchased at the time of registration. A digital syllabus will be provided to all attendees who are registered at no additional cost.



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Abstract Poster Submission #1
Poster Title
Author Name(s)
Financial Disclosures
Disclosure of Funding Support
Choose one of the following Topics


Mahul B. Amin, MD
Gerwin Endowed Professor and Chairman
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Memphis, TN


Rebekah Bernard, MD
Gulf Coast Direct Primary Care
Fort Myers, FL


Steven D. Billings, MD
Professor of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH


Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD
Scientific Director of Analytic Microscopy Core
Section Head of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
Director of Cytopathology Fellowship and President of Medical Staff
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL


Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP
Medical Director
Affiliated Pathologists Medical Group
Rancho Dominguez, CA


Carmen Gomez-Fernandez, MD, FASCP, FCAP
Professor of Pathology, Vice Chair of Education
Director of Breast and ENT Pathology Services
Professor of Clinical Pathology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL


Oleksandr Kryvenko, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Urology
Director of Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship
University of Miami Health System
Miami, FL


Ana Maria Medina, MD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Associate Professor,
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami Beach, FL


Alan E. Siroy, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL


Friday, February 22, 2019

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Antonio E. Martinez, MD
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
The 8th Edition of AJCC TNM Staging: Vision, What’s New & What’s Important
Mahul B. Amin, MD
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Newly Described Renal Tumors: Implications for Their Accurate Recognition
Mahul B. Amin, MD
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Interactive Microscopy: Challenging and Not So Uncommon Bladder Lesions
Mahul B. Amin, MD
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Read Slides Breakout: Genitourinary/Prostate Pathology
Oleksandr N. Kryvenko, MD
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Read Slides Breakout: Dermatopathology
Alan E. Siroy, MD, MPH
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Saturday, February 23, 2019

7:30 am - 8:15 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions
8:15 am - 8:30 am
Morning Notes and Overview
Antonio E. Martinez, MD
8:30 am - 9:30 am
Inflammatory Dermatopathology: What the Surgical Pathologist Needs to Know
Steven D. Billings, MD
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Melanocytic Tumors: A Practical Approach and Update
Steven D. Billings, MD
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Interactive Microscopy Session: Challenging Cutaneous Soft Tissue and Adnexal Tumors
Steven D. Billings, MD
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
FSP Business Meeting
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Physician Wellness
Rebekah Bernard, MD
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Read Slides Breakout: Hematopathology
Ana Maria Medina, MD
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Read Slides Breakout: Breast Pathology
Carmen Gomez-Fernandez, MD
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fellowship Fair and Resident Forum

Sunday, February 24, 2019

7:30 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 am - 8:15 am
Morning Notes and Overview
Antonio E. Martinez, MD
8:15 am - 9:15 am
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Digital Pathology
Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP
9:15 am - 10:45 am
Interactive Microscopy: Digital Pathology
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD
10:45 am - 11:15 am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Speaking of Pathology: The Art and Science of Professional Communication
Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Closing Remarks
Antonio E. Martinez, MD


Disney's Contemporary Resort
4600 North World Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Retreat to this ultra-modern Disney Resort hotel and discover award-winning dining, spectacular views and dazzling pools. Whether you’re staying in the iconic A-frame Contemporary tower or the nearby Garden Wing, you can walk to Magic Kingdom main gate or catch the Resort Monorail as it breezes through the tower. Inside, a 90-foot-tall mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair—responsible for the distinct look and feel of the “it’s a small world” attraction—celebrates the Grand Canyon and the American Southwest. 

Reserve your hotel room online here. The FSP room rate starts at $310/night. The special group rate is available until January 31, 2019 or until the room block is filled. We recommend that you make your reservation early as the room block will sell out.


Coming soon


We invite you to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor in the Florida Society of Pathologists 45th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference taking place on February 22-24,2019 in Orlando,FL. Interact and showcase your products and services with approximately 300 pathologists.

For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring please call 904-309-6228 or email exhibitor@flpath.org


Click here to view the 2019 Prospectus

Exhibitor Sign Up




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FSP Welcomes Abstract Submissions for Poster Hall and Poster Competition


The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) Poster Review Committee invites the submission of abstracts for display in the FSP Poster Hall at the 2019 FSP Annual Pathology Conference taking place on February 22-24, 2019 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.  

The purpose of the FSP Poster Hall is to stimulate research, provide a venue to share innovative and effective educational programs, showcase unique research projects, and to encourage networking among pathologists.

New this year, all pathologists are invited to submit abstracts for display in the Poster Hall.

Back by popular demand, residents, fellows, and medical students who are enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology are invited to submit and be eligible to participate in the FSP Poster Competition.

All abstracts must be submitted online, and authors must register and pay for the FSP conference and pay the poster fee. Please read all instructions, information, and policies closely before submitting your poster.

Poster Submission Deadline
Monday, January 28, 2019
5:00 pm EST

Poster Submission Instructions
Please read through the submission instructions below before preparing your poster:

  1. Register for the Conference and pay the meeting registration fee.
  2. Check your registration confirmation email for poster submission instructions.
  3. Go to the digital posters online submission website to create your poster.
  4. Submit your poster(s) online by January 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST.
  5. Pay the poster fee of $50/per poster upon notification by FSP staff of acceptance. Please add @flpath.org to your email “safe senders” or whitelist to ensure you receive these and other important notifications.

General Information and Policies:

  • Lead authors on all submissions are required to register for the Conference and pay the applicable registration rate.
  • Residents, fellows and students participating in the Poster Competition are required to present their poster in the Poster Hall on either Friday, February 22 or Saturday, February 23. All other pathologists submitting posters are not required to present their poster but are encouraged to be participate during poster viewing hours to answer questions from conference attendees.
  • Lead authors on all submissions are required to pay a $50 submission fee for each poster. Multiple posters may be submitted.
  • It is the responsibility of the submitter to ensure that his/her poster is submitted correctly.
  • Full disclosure of all authors must be provided by the time of submission. Any failure to fully comply with this requirement may result in the poster being withdrawn.
  • If judges deem that a poster must be edited or updated to be eligible for presentation, lead authors will be contacted by email.

Content Guidelines
Poster entries can only be accepted electronically and must adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Posters must have one central theme, include essential data and test, and be visually appealing.
  • Posters must be proofread carefully to avoid errors before submission.
  • Posters must contain generic drug names only.
  • Posters must be submitted in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of quality suitable for publication.
  • Lead and secondary authors must disclose all financial relationships.
  • Any funding support for the research must be disclosed.
  • Encore research is not eligible for submission.
  • A maximum of 4 references are allowed.
  • Posters must not contain hyperlinks, videos, GIF files, and must be one slide only.

You will be asked for the following:

  • Short poster title (40-character title for use on onsite signage)
  • Author name(s)
  • Financial disclosures
  • Disclosure of funding support
  • Topic
  • Payment of registration and submission fee

The online poster submission does not allow you to save and return to resume later. Therefore, before starting your submission, have all materials and information ready. After the abstract is submitted, you will receive an automated email to confirm your submission. If you do not receive the email within 24 hours, please contact the FSP office at poster@flpath.org or call 904-309-6261.

Poster Topics
The poster must relate to an appropriate topic in the field of pathology. Poster authors will be required to indicate which topic BEST matches the content of their abstract. Topics are:

  • Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Molecular Genetic Pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Pediatric Pathology
  • Selective Pathology
  • Case Study
  • Other

Poster Competition Eligibility
Authors must be a resident, fellow, or medical student enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology to be eligible to participate in the FSP Poster Competition.

Poster Competition Presentation Process and Awards
Posters submitted for the Poster Competition by residents, fellows and medical students will be pre-judged and selected by FSP judges based on quality, innovation, approach/design, and visuals. Posters will be judged twice and are subject to an additional preliminary review to determine eligibility. If judges deem that changes need to be made for posters to be eligible for presentation, lead authors will be contacted by email. The first judging will be done before the conference, and it will be a blind review. The second judging will be conducted during the poster presentation live at the conference in the FSP Poster Hall. The scores from both judging sessions will be combined to determine the winners. The first-place winner will receive $500, the second-place winner will receive $250, and the third-place winner will receive $150. To be considered for the competition, you must you must be a resident, fellow or medical student and you must submit your poster by the submission deadline.

Onsite judging times will be assigned for residents, fellows and medical students that are participating in the Poster Competition, and authors will be notified of their presentation time. Presentation times will occur on Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23 so please make plans to be available on both days. All lead poster authors are required to register for the conference taking place on February 22-24, 2019 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando to present their poster to judges.*

Winners of the Poster Competition will be announced, and prizes will be awarded on Saturday, February 23.

The FSP will not be responsible for submissions not received via the website or for submission errors caused by Internet service outages, hardware or software delays, power outages, or unforeseen events. Faxed, emailed or mailed hard-copy posters or posters sent on a CD/disc WILL NOT be accepted. If you have questions, please contact the FSP office at poster@flpath.org or call 904-309-6261

*Expenses related to registration, airfare, lodging, and social events/guest fees are the responsibility of the presenter.