The FSP’s 46th Annual Pathology Conference: Updates and Practical Approaches in Pathology is designed to provide pathologists with education surrounding a wide range of topics and the opportunity to learn and adopt new strategies and tools to aid in the diagnosis and analysis of diseases. The conference will provide practical updates and clinical pearls and pitfalls in thyroid pathology, gastrointestinal pathology and lung pathology. In addition, there will be supplemental education on subspecialty topics in pathology covering a wide range of diseases during interactive read slides and microscopy sessions dispersed throughout the scientific agenda. The following topics will be covered during the interactive microscopy and read slides sessions:
It is very difficult for pathologists to stay current in all organ systems and cancer types therefore, pathologist’s need a regular, educational review of glass slides or digital images in different subspecialties of pathology, our conference delivers this type of unique education. Attending the FSP Conference will allow you to be the best pathologist that you can be, opening your eyes and mind to new developments and cutting-edge diagnostic strategies. Don’t miss this must-attend conference!
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Diane Davis Davey, MD
Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education
DIO, UCF/HCA GME Consortium
Professor of Pathology
College of Medicine
University of Central Florida
Juan C. Hernandez-Prera, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Jesse Lee Kresak, MD
Associate Professor, Director of Surgical Pathology
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Florida
Ricardo V. Lloyd, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Wisconsin
Jeffrey L. Myers, MD
A. James French Professor of Diagnostic Pathology
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality
Director, Division of Michigan Medicine Laboratories
Interim Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology
Ann Arbor, MI
Andre Pinto, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of Miami
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY
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FSP 2020 Annual Pathology Conference
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 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity will be registered to offer credit in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Maintenance of Certification program.
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/claim 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 February 26, 2020.
This activity is designed to meet the needs of practicing physicians, pathologists, and other specialists involved with pathology.
STATEMENT OF NEED
The field of 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.
At the conclusion of this activity, all participants should be able to:
At the time of this printing, full commercial support information was not available. All commercial support will be provided to attendees in advance of the meeting.
The planners of this activity disclosed no financial relationships relevant to the content to be presented.
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)
Save the date for the Florida Society of Pathologists’ 46th Annual Pathology Conference on February 14-16, 2020 at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort in Orlando, Florida. Connect with over 250 pathologists as you showcase your products and services.
We have added new and exciting sponsorship opportunities to allow you maximum exposure throughout the weekend. We look forward to working with you to secure your booth and confirm your participation in the conference.
For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring please call 904-309-6204 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling all Residents and Fellows! FSP to host a Fellowship Fair and Resident Roundtable Discussion
The 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 the afternoon of Saturday, February 15, 2020. 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.
Resident attendees will spend time at each of the five different topic tables covering issues of major significance to residents transitioning from residency to fellowship to practice. Attendees will rotate to each table and will meet with pathology leaders in an intimate group setting.
Cocktails and light hors d ‘oeuvres will be served.
This event is open to all residents and fellows attending the FSP meeting and is complimentary. Attendees must RSVP to attend on the FSP registration form.
The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) Poster Review Committee invites the submission of electronic posters (e-posters) for display in the FSP Poster Hall at the 2020 FSP Annual Pathology Conference taking place February 14-16, 2020 at Disney’s Grand Floridian 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.
All pathologists are invited to submit abstracts for consideration for display in the Poster Hall.
Back by popular demand, residents and fellows 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.
The poster author must register for the conference and pay a poster fee of $50 (included on the registration form). All e-posters must be submitted online once the submission portal opens. If your poster is not selected for display in the poster hall, FSP will provide a refund of this fee. Please add @flpath.org to your email "safe senders" or whitelist to ensure you receive important notifications from FSP.
Resident/Fellow Platform Presentations
New this year, residents and fellows are invited to submit their poster to be considered for an oral podium presentation to take place on Saturday, February 15 during a designated session on the conference agenda. If you wish to be considered for an oral podium presentation, you can indicate this on the conference registration form. If selected for an oral podium presentation, you must commit to attending and presenting at the conference. Please note this is a separate event from the Poster Competition. You will still be required to present your poster as part of this competition.
Poster Submission Deadline
Monday, January 13, 2020
5:00 pm EST
Poster Submission Instructions
Please read through the submission instructions below before preparing your poster:
You must create your poster in a PowerPoint slide. There are 2 templates you can choose from. Plesae see the "E-poster Resources" section below for available templates, upload instructions, and FAQs.
General Information and Policies:
Poster entries can only be accepted electronically and must adhere to the following guidelines:
You will be asked for the following:
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 email@example.com or call 904-309-6261.
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:
Poster Competition Eligibility
Authors must be a resident or fellow 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 and fellows 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 or fellow and you must submit your poster by the submission deadline.
Onsite judging times will be assigned for residents and fellows that are participating in the Poster Competition, and authors will be notified of their presentation time. Presentation times will occur on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 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 14-16, 2020 at Disney's Grand Floridian 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 15.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-309-6261
*Expenses related to registration, airfare, lodging, and social events/guest fees are the responsibility of the presenter.
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