FSP Annual Meeting 2019


WELCOME/OVERVIEW

Register now 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.

 

Official Program of the 45th Annual Pathology Conference

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Before 12/22/2018 After 12/22/2018 Onsite
Society Member
$495.00$550.00
Non-Member
$650.00$700.00
Industry
$700.00$750.00
Medical Student//Resident/Fellow
$150.00$200.00
Pathology Assistant
$200.00$250.00
Military (Active Duty)
$200.00$250.00

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Special Events Tickets

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Guest Reception Tickets $75 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

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Fellowship Fair and Resident Forum
This event is free to attend but please check the box to RSVP.
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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.
$50

Friday Read Slides Breakout Sessions (please choose one)


Saturday Read Slides Breakout Sessions (please choose one)

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FACULTY

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 N. 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

AGENDA

Friday, February 22, 2019

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Welcome
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 - 1:45 pm
FSP Business Meeting and Lunch
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, FASCP, FCAP
4:00 pm - 5:30 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

VENUE

Disney's Contemporary Resort
4600 North World Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Room rate: $310/night (plus tax)
 

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Disney is rolling out the red carpet! Visit this website built exclusively for attendees of the 45th Annual Pathology Conference, where you can not only book your room but also take advantage of special ticket options to Disney parks. Don't miss out on this great feature!

About Disney's Contemporary Resort
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.

ACCREDITATION

 

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Society of Pathologists. The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Florida Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS
Statements of credit/participation will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance at each session and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.flpath.org/claimcme.  If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact the FSP at 904-309-6261. Credit must be claimed by March 1, 2019.

ACTIVITY FORMAT
Live

TARGET AUDIENCE
This activity is designed to meet the needs of practicing physicians, pathologists, and other specialists involved with anatomic pathology.

STATEMENT OF NEED
The field of anatomic pathology is constantly changing, and many of the most important advances in the field. In the setting of new technology, techniques and advancements in the field, practice gaps are inevitable. As such, pathologists require ongoing educational opportunities to stay current in order to maintain and improve their knowledge and competence in the field.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, all participants should be able to:

  • Analyze clinically relevant diagnostic concepts to aid in patient management
  • Evaluate current criteria for diagnosis in various subspecialty areas in pathology
  • Discuss the new paradigms adopted in the Eight Edition AJCC Cancer Staging Manual
  • Examine the principals of TNM staging and the role of the pathologist in staging of cancer
  • Analyze new subtypes of renal cell carcinoma and the implications of their accurate recognition
  • Recognize diagnostic criteria for commonly encountered and clinically important inflammatory dermatoses
  • Recognize the digital trends that are shaping our practice and future of e-pathology
  • Discuss the shifts in workflow due to the transition from analog to digital
  • Examine the importance of image analysis in routine pathology practice
  • Describe communication techniques to improve professional standing and patient care

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
At the time of this printed, a complete listing of commercial supporters (financial or in-kind) was not available. Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.

PLANNER DISCLOSURES
The planners of this activity disclosed no ­financial relationships relevant to the content to be presented.

FACULTY DISCLOSURES

The speakers for this activity disclosed no financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services have a direct bearing on the subject matter of these presentations with the exception of Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD who has a NIH/NCI Cancer Center Support Grant as a co-investigator (5% effort), Rebekah Bernard, MD who has authored self-published books regarding physician wellness, and Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP who is a consultant for Leica Biosystems.

SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS

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 904-309-6204 or email exhibitor@flpath.org

 

Click here to view the 2019 Prospectus

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INNOVATION LAB

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VIRTUAL EXHIBIT HALL

 

 

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to customers’ most challenging questions. The company generated revenues of $4.47 billion in fiscal 2017 and employs 14,200 people worldwide. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com

 

Alexion (NASDAQ: ALXN) is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing therapies.Since its founding in 1992, Alexion has given hope to people who had none and shined a light on those who felt isolated and alone. But we know that fighting rare diseases takes so much more than hope. It requires persistence, dedication, and a relentless pursuit of the highest levels of medical innovation. At Alexion, our goal is to deliver medical breakthroughs where none currently exist. We are driven because we know people's lives are at stake. Alexion has 2,500 passionate and dedicated employees serving patients in 50 countries around the world.http://alexion.com/

 

Applied Spectral Imaging (ASI) is a global leader in biomedical imaging with a comprehensive product portfolio and a global distribution footprint. The Company's technology, powered by GenASIs, enables Pathology, Cytogenetics and Research laboratories to provide advanced diagnostics to patients. ASI has a wide portfolio of dedicated solutions for Brightfield, Fluorescence and Spectral imaging and analysis, including HiPath Pro, PathFusion, HiBand, HiFISH, Harmony and Rainbow. Founded in 1993, ASI markets, services and supports its products in nearly 50 countries. The Company has worldwide offices in the US and Asia and a global network of distribution partners. www.spectral-imaging.com

 

APS Medical Billing is a premier billing company that provides expert billing and practice management solutions to practices nationwide.  Some of the services provided include expert ICD-10 and CPT coding, contract management, and comprehensive charge capture systems to ensure its client’s financial success. Visit us at: www.apsmedbill.com.

 

Change Healthcare is a catalyst for your value-based healthcare system. We are a healthcare technology company that offers software, analytics, network solutions, and technology-enabled services to help create a stronger, more collaborative healthcare system. We help deliver measurable value not only at the point of care, but also before, after, and in between care episodes. www.changehealthcare.com/about

 

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is dedicated to providing high-quality, clinically impactful pathology and laboratory diagnostic services combined with readily available consultation from experienced pathologists and laboratory scientists. 
Our laboratories offer excellence in coagulation, cytogenetics, flow cytometry, hematopathology, and molecular testing, as well as subspecialty services in anatomic pathology. This approach ensures that every specimen submitted will be evaluated by a pathologist with a high level of diagnostic expertise in that specific field of pathology. For more information, visit clevelandcliniclabs.com.

 

As the world's largest organization of board-certified pathologists and leading provider of laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing programs, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. For more information, read the 2017 CAP Annual Report at CAP.ORG.

 

CSI Laboratories is a specialized cancer diagnostics laboratory focused on meeting the unique needs and challenges of pathologists. Independently owned and operated by medical professionals, CSI has offered expert diagnostic testing to pathologists across the U.S. since 1997. Testing offered by CSI includes flow cytometry, cytogenetics, FISH, IHC, and molecular diagnostics. www.csilaboratories.com 

 

The goal of Discern Management Group is to help you maximize revenue and minimize concerns. Discern provides an overall understanding of the business side of your practice.  Since Discern is not affiliated with a billing service, our independence allows an unbiased review of your entire practice. Discern will partner with the physician group to maximize income for services already being performed and help stop the trend of decreasing annual revenue. Partnering with Discern gives you the peace of mind that your practice is reaching its maximum potential, allowing you to focus your efforts on patient care and medicine. www.discernmanagementgroup.com

 

Genentech is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. We are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline. www.gene.com/about-us

 

Interpace Diagnostics develops molecular diagnostic tests. You can be assured that all of the molecular tests we offer are driven by rigorous, validated science.We power the future of molecular diagnostics, delivering cutting-edge and much-needed mutational analysis that helps risk-stratify for thyroid, pancreatic, and other cancers to better inform treatment decisions. The unique molecular diagnostic tests we offer enable healthcare providers to avoid unnecessary surgeries and better assess the risk of cancer progression in their patients. www.interpacediagnostics.com

 

The Lawrence D. Share Company and Professional Casualty Corporation can provide the best products at the most competitive rates available in today’s market for Disability Life and Health Insurance, Financial Services and Medical Malpractice. Our clientele includes more than 5000 physicians throughout the United States. www.ldshare.com

 

For more than 35 years, MagMutual has served as a trusted advisor and strategic ally to thousands of physicians and hospitals. Today we offer the best resources in patient safety, expert defense and comprehensive solutions for professional liability insurance. Our Policy Owners receive exceptional service, financial strength, dividends, rewards and more. www.magmutual.com

 

As the global reference laboratory for Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical Laboratories will help you advance patient care, strengthen your practice, and broaden access to specialized testing. www.mayomedicallaboratories.com

 

MedReceivables Advisor, LLC is a full service outsourcing medical billing company for the hospital based physician. Our company provides complete accounts receivable management services for hospital-based physicians. www.medreceivables.com

 

Milestone is a technological innovator of microwave tissue processors, digital imaging systems, and pre-analytical tools for the modern lean laboratory. Our products enable histotechs, pathologists’ assistants, and pathologists to achieve the highest level of productivity, flexibility, and safety. Milestone’s family of rapid microwave processors allow tissue samples to be run in a fraction of the time as compared to conventional methods, providing for same-day diagnosis. MacroPath D, our digital imaging system for grossing areas, allows the user to capture, annotate, and store case photography for diagnostic reports. For more information about our products please visit www.milestonemed.com.

 

M Labs is a full-service reference laboratory and part of one of largest health care complexes in the world, Michigan Medicine. With 30+ years of reference laboratory experience, MLabs is CLIA-certified/CAP accredited, committing to delivering the highest quality laboratory results to meet the needs of today’s patients in a cost effective and personalized manner. Our nationally recognized faculty comprise one of the strongest groups of diagnostic pathologists in the world.  Consultations and second opinions are provided in all subspecialties. MLabs is a recognized leader for advance molecular diagnostic testing, continuously adding new molecular assays. Expertise Delivered Personally. https://mlab.com/

 

NeoGenomics is a premier cancer diagnostics and pharma services company serving oncologists, pathologists, pharmaceutical companies, academic centers, and others with innovative diagnostic, prognostic and predictive testing. Our vision embodies uncompromising quality, exceptional service, and innovative solutions. We have a network of CAP-accredited, CLIA-licensed facilities across the U.S., but work hard to maintain easy access and all the efficiencies of a smaller operation.NeoGenomics has been serving the cancer community for over 12 years. We welcomed the expertise of our peers at Clarient Diagnostic Services through acquisition of that company in December 2015. https://neogenomics.com/

 

NovoPath, Inc. develops and markets software solutions for the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory market segment that includes local, regional, national, in-house laboratories as well as community and university teaching hospitals and medical centers. Since the release of its flagship product in 1999, NovoPath, Inc. has focused exclusively on Anatomic Pathology. NovoPath's mission is to provide unique and unparalleled solutions and services to all aspects of the Anatomic Pathology sector in a way that improves workflow, reduces the probability of human error, ensures results accuracy for greater patient safety, protects patient confidentiality, and above all, produces more precise and informative diagnostic outcomes. More information is available at www.NovoPath.com.

 

Associated Pathologists,d/b/a PathGroup, is the largest physician owned pathology group in the United States.  With more than 75 pathologists, we provide a wide range of anatomic, clinical and molecular services to hospitals, multi-speciality groups, surgery centers, physician offices and other clinical reference laboratories, and have done so since 1965.  Associated Pathologists is an academic style group practice that has superb range and depth of experience, expertise and certifications in all subspecialty areas of pathology. More information is available about Associated Pathologists/Pathgroup at www.pathgroup.com

 

PIMS Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and has evolved into a full-service Medical Billing and Practice Management Services company. PIMS provides comprehensive billing and consulting services for providers of all sizes. In addition, PIMS offers an innovative and robust laboratory information system designed specifically for the anatomic pathology practice in mind. Headquartered in our state-of-the-art 23,000 square-foot facility in Tampa, Florida, PIMS is led by a senior management team with many years of diversified medical billing and healthcare revenue cycle management experience. With 100+ highly trained employees, we have you covered. www.pims-inc.com

Founded in 1995, TELCOR is the proven leader of health care software solutions for point of care testing (POCT) and laboratory revenue cycle management (RCM). Customers today need robust, efficient solutions to match laboratory and hospital challenges.https://telcor.com/

 

University of Florida Health Pathology Laboratories is a pathology services resource for physicians throughout the Southeast United States. We offer a broad range of modern diagnostic and prognostic tests that include applications of advanced technology and the latest research findings. http://pathlabs.ufl.edu/

 

Wolters Kluwer Health is a global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Major brands include Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (the publisher of JONA, Official Leadership Journal of the Magnet Recognition Program® and Lippincott’s Nursing Solutions) and Ovid, online information search, discovery and management solutions. https://wolterskluwer.com/

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FSP Welcomes Abstract Submissions for Poster Hall and Poster Competition

 

Introduction
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.

Checklist
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.

Disclaimer
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.

Calling all Residents and Fellows! FSP to host a Fellowship Fair and Resident Roundtables

The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) will hold a fellowship fair and resident roundtable discussion showcasing the various fellowship programs in Florida and the southeast area. The fair will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2018 from 4:00-5:30 pm. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the fellowship programs available to pathology residents and fellows.

After meeting with the fellowship programs, FSP will host resident roundtable discussions with FSP board members and prominent pathology thought leaders representing the various fields of pathology practice including clinical, laboratory, hospital based and academic. Residents will spend 10 minutes at each of the five tables to discuss the following topics:

  • Building Your Resume and How to Distribute It
  • Marketable Fellowships
  • First year of practice expectations (both graduates and employers)
  • Do newly graduated pathologists have any negotiating power?
  • Academic vs. Private Practice

We hope you will join us!

Cocktails and light hors d ‘oeuvres will be served.