2024 FSP Annual Conference



Save the date for the FSP's 50th Annual Pathology Conference Updates and Practical Approaches in Pathology taking place on February 16-18, 2024 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort in Orlando, FL. We hope to see you there!


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Registration Type *Discounts Cannot be Applied Retroactively

Proof of Training Status


Special Events Tickets

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$75 each

FSP Poster Hall Registration

I am a resident or fellow and would like to compete in the Poster Competition
I am not a resident or fellow but would like to submit an abstract for the FSP Poster Hall
I am a resident or fellow who plans to submit a poster for the annual meeting, and I would like my poster to be considered for an oral podium presentation at the meeting during a designated session on the agenda. Note: This is a separate event from the Poster Competition.

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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.



Florida Society of Pathologists Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy

COVID 19 Policy:
By registering for the conference, sponsor agrees to adhere to all infectious disease protocols in place during the event, including those imposed by FSP, the venue, the county health department, and any state directives, and if sponsor fails, they consent to be ejected from the conference and the venue with no refund. By registering, sponsor accepts and assumes all risks of in-person participation, including the risk of injury or contracting an infectious disease, including but not limited to COVID-19 exposure.

Assumption of Risk:
I accept and assume all risks of my in-person participation, including the risk of injury or contracting an infectious disease, including but not limited to COVID-19 exposure.

Badge Information:
By allowing an exhibitor to scan the conference badge, attendee understands, agrees and consents to the sharing of attendee's contact information with the company that scanned the conference badge.

Cancellation Policy:
A written notice of cancellation must be received by January 17, 2024 to receive a refund. Cancellations received prior to this date will be honored minus a $100 administration fee. Refunds will not be honored after January 17, 2024. Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted.

Special Needs
We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you. Please contact info@flpath.org at least four (4) weeks in advance prior to the event.

Communication, Confirmation and Receipts:
You must provide a valid Email address when you register online to receive a confirmation/receipt. Please remember to check your spam/junk box for confirmation emails and receipts.

You consent to the photographing and recording of your likeness and voice and the use of these photographs and/or recordings singularly or in conjunction with other photographs and/or recordings for advertising, publicity, commercial or other business purposes.

Florida Society of Pathologists COVID-19 Policy and Waiver of Liability

While participating in-person at the 2024 FSP Annual Conference on February 16-18, 2024, the FSP will follow suggested federal, state, and local preventive measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19; however, the FSP cannot guarantee that participants, attendees, exhibitors, vendors, staff, or others in attendance (“participants”) will not become infected with COVID-19. All participants will be asked to:

  1. Wear masks when and where required
  2. Practice social distancing when and where required
  3. Follow any pathway signage
  4. Follow good personal hygiene practices
  5. Practice self-monitoring & self-reporting
  6. Follow the requirements of the host hotel that are in place at the time of the meeting.
  7. Not travel to or attend the FSP meeting if you are sick or become sick
  8. Take reasonable precautions to ensure your own comfort

I understand the inherent risks of attending the FSP meeting and that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19. By attending the FSP meeting, I am acknowledging that exposure or infection may result in quarantine requirements, serious illness, permanent disability and/or death. I agree to follow all health and safety precautions for the FSP meeting. I also acknowledge that if I choose not to follow the health and safety precautions as outlined by the FSP, the meeting venue and other partners for the FSP, my registration may be canceled, and I may be removed from the meeting with no refund of any related expenses. I willingly agree to comply with the stated terms and conditions for participation as protection against COVID-19 including those outlined here for the FSP meeting.


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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


Sylvia L. Asa, MD, PhD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University  
Cleveland, OH
Topic: Thyroid/Neuroendocrine

Teri A. Longacre, MD
Richard Kempson Endowed Professor of Surgical Pathology
Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology
Director, Gynecologic Pathology
Stanford Medicine & Stanford Cancer Center
Stanford, CA
Topic: GYN 

William D. Travis, MD
Attending Thoracic Pathologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Topic: Lung/Pulmonary


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Friday, February 16, 2024

8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Registration Open  


10:00 am - 11:30 am
Educational Symposium   


12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Non-CME Product Theater Lunch   


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD, FSP President


1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Endometriosis-Associated Tumors: Differential Diagnosis
Teri A. Longacre, MD


2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Endocervical Adenocarcinoma: HPV-Associated & HPV-Independent
Teri A. Longacre, MD


3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions  


3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Ovarian Sex-Cord Stromal: Is it Normal/Physiologic or a Tumor? If Tumor, Which One? Microscopy Session
Teri A. Longacre, MD


4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Microscopy Read Slides Session- Interesting or unusual cases in bone and soft tissue
Andrew E. Rosenberg, MD


5:45 pm - 6:30 pm


6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors  


Saturday, February 17, 2024

7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registration Open   


7:15 am - 8:00 am
Non-CME Product Theater
Breakfast Served


7:00 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions   


7:55 am - 8:00 am
Morning Notes and Overview  


8:00 am - 9:00 am
Updates in Classification of Lung Cancer
William D. Travis, MD


9:00 am - 10:00 am
Classification of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias
William D. Travis, MD


10:00 am - 10:45 am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions  


10:45 am - 11:45 am
Challenging but instructive lung tumors Microscopy Session
William D. Travis, MD


12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Non-CME Product Theater
Lunch served


1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
FSP Business Meeting   


1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Recent, Ongoing, and Future Legal Matters Affecting Your Practice (non-CME)  


1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
An Update from the FMA (non-CME)  


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CAP Advocacy Update (non-CME)  


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Rare and Interesting Case Session  


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Non-CME Product Theater  


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fellowship Fair and Reception   


Sunday, February 18, 2024

7:00 am - 12:15 pm
Registration Open   


7:00 am - 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors   


8:00 am - 8:15 am
Morning Notes and Overview   


8:15 am - 9:15 am
Update on the 5th Edition WHO Classification of Thyroid Tumors
Sylvia L. Asa, MD, PhD


9:15 am - 10:15 am
Neuroendocrine Neoplasia from Head to Toe
Sylvia L. Asa, MD, PhD


10:15 am - 11:00 am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors  


11:00 am - 12:00 pm
A Pot Pourri of Endocrine Pathology Microscopy Session
Sylvia L. Asa, MD, PhD


12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Closing Remarks   



The FSP 2024 Annual Pathology Conference will take place at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.


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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
4401 Floridian Way
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830

Room Rate:

The FSP discounted room rate starts at $349/night

About Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Victorian elegance meets modern sophistication at this lavish Disney Resort hotel. Relax in the sumptuous lobby as the live orchestra plays ragtime, jazz, and popular Disney tunes. Unwind outdoors, indulge in a luxurious massage and watch evening fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle. Just one stop to Magic Kingdom Park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era.

Room Reservation Deadline:

The discounted room rate is available until January 25, 2024, or until the room block is full. Attendees must first register for the meeting and once registered, will receive a confirmation email with the link and special code to book a room.


Accreditation Information



Please join us at the FSP's 50th Annual Pathology Conference taking place on February 16-18, 2024 at Disney Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Exhibitors will connect with over 250 pathologists during the conference as well as engage in over 15 hours of face to face time with attendees.
Other benefits include:

  • Pre and post attendee lists.
  • Benefit from listings on onsite signage, virtual exhibit hall and the FSP onsite guide.
  • Gain maximum exposure with prize giveaways and breaks scheduled in the exhibit hall.
  • Receive between 2-6 complimentary badges to access the exhibit hall dependent on sponsorship level chosen.

Please contact Paige Hay at exhibits@flpath.org if you have any questions or would like to discus sponsorship opportunities

Exhibitors may apply here!

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Satellite Events


Special Events


Confirmed Exhibitors

Thank you to the following companies for their support of the FSP 2024 Annual Pathology Conference


APS Medical Billing is a premier billing firm that provides expert billing and practice management solutions to pathology and laboratory practices nationwide. APS’ clients range in size from a single-physician practice to large, multi-site academic departments, reference and independent labs. The scope of our billing services and proven strategies allow APS to effectively bill for professional, technical and global components of anatomic and clinical pathology services. Please visit our website at www.apsmedbill.com.


Cleveland Clinic Laboratories is a full-service, national reference laboratory dedicated to providing world-class care. Our laboratories offer high-quality, clinically impactful pathology and laboratory diagnostics services combined with readily available consultation from experienced pathologists and laboratory scientists.

Considered the founder of the industry, Genentech, now a member of the Roche Group, has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 40 years. Genentech is a biotechnology company dedicated to pursuing groundbreaking science to discover and develop medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Our transformational discoveries include the first targeted antibody for cancer and the first medicine for primary progressive multiple sclerosis.


At Innovative Science Press, we are dedicated to the advancment of pathologists by producing and disseminating educational textbooks. We believe that all pathologists deserve access to quality and affordable medical training in order to help their patients. For this reason, our books are written by some of the most prominent in the field and are reasonably priced. We provide steep discounts to residents and fellows to make our products more affordable and donate frequently to the under-served countries.

Molecular diagnostic testing for indeterminate thyroid nodules utilizing multi platform testing. ThyGeNEXT is an oncogenic mutation panel that helps identify malignant thyroid nodules and ThyraMIR is a proprietary microRNA gene expression assay that helps to clarify the risk of cancer in thyroid nodules.

MSN's Pathology Solutions Team has over 20 years of pathology billing experience working with hospital-based practices and outreach facilities.  We balance the skills and understanding of our expert billing staff with excellent technology,a combination resulting in diligent claims follow-up and collection activity for our pathology clients.  MSN is passionate about client service, and we build strong partnerships with the pathology groups we serve.  We are dedicated to becoming one of the leading pathology billing companies in the country.

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

SpringWorks Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company that applies a precision medicine approach to acquiring, developing and commercializing life-changing medicines. We do it to help patients suffering from devastating cancers live longer, better lives.

How? We scrutinize promising molecules from every angle to unlock their full potential. We forge collaborations with industry and academic innovators to multiply the opportunities for success. And we build our company with exceptional people who press beyond “good enough” to make a profound impact. In a word, we are tenacious.

Are you with us?

The University of Miami Health System delivers leading-edge patient care by the region's best doctors, powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. As South Florida's only university system, UHealth is a vital component of the community.

UHealth combines patient care, research, and education to create a front-line approach to health care. Within the UHealth system, patients can participate in clinical trials and benefit from the latest developments that are fast-tracked from the laboratory to the bedside.


Coming soon

The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) Poster Review Committee invites the submission of posters for inclusion in the Poster Hall during the FSP’s 50th Annual Pathology Conference taking place on February 16-18, 2024 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 case-based posters or research-based posters for inclusion in the Poster Hall. Residents and fellows are eligible to compete in the FSP Poster Competition for prizes.

Back by popular demand, residents and fellows who are enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology in the state of Florida 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.


Poster Submission Deadline
Monday, January 15, 2024
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 and $50 poster fee.If you wish to submit more than 1 poster, you can indicate this on the meeting registration form.
  2. Submit your e-poster on this website through the online submission portal.


Please note, within the submission portal, you will be able choose and download a PowerPoint slide template. To download the templates to create your e-poster, click on the links below:

General Information and Policies:

  • Lead authors on all submissions are required to register for the conference and pay the applicable registration and poster fee.
  • Residents, fellows and students participating in the Poster Competition are required to present their poster in the Poster Hall on either Friday, February 16 or Saturday, February 17. 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 poster 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 posters@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 poster. 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 or fellow enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology in the state of Florida 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 17 and Saturday, February 18 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 17-19, 2023 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 18.


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 posters@flpath.org or call 904-309-6261.


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

Poster Submission Portal

Networking Events




Confirmed Sponsors


Rare and Interesting Case Competition


Pathology is fun, but it can also be hard! Every day, we are faced with challenging cases that require us to open books, read new articles, consult our friends and colleagues, and sometimes consult the experts. To share such cases with our membership, we will be holding our 3rd annual Rare & Interesting Case Conference at our winter FSP meeting and we need your help!

Residents and fellows are all encouraged to submit their rare and interesting cases for a chance to present at the FSP 2024 Annual Meeting.

Deadline to submit case
November 30, 2023
11:59 PM EST

How to submit a case

Please use the Case Submission Portal to submit the information below:

  • Name
  • Institution
  • Case title
  • A brief clinical summary/clinical history of case
  • A representative picture of an H&E stained slide as a jpg file
  • Key diagnostic points
  • Completed disclosure form – click here to download



Five cases will be chosen to fill an hour-long session. We envision this to be a lively, interactive, educational session for all and look forward to everyone's participation!