2023 FSP Annual Conference


Welcome/Overview

Save the date for the FSP's 49th Annual Pathology Conference Updates and Practical Approaches in Pathology taking place on February 17-19, 2023 at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, FL. We hope to see you there!

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Special Events Tickets

Guest Event Tickets
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$75 each
FSP 75th Anniversary Celebration Tickets
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$25 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.

Additional Products

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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

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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, 2023 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, 2023. 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:
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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 FSP Annual Pathology Conference on February 17-19, 2023, 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.


RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY.
I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE AGAINST THE FLORIDA SOCIETY OF PATHOLOGISTS AND ITS AFFILIATED PARTNERS AND SPONSORS, INCLUDING IN EACH CASE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTEERS, MANAGEMENT AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), EITHER IN LAW OR IN EQUITY, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES OR LOSSES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, FAULT OR CONDUCT OF ANY KIND ON THE PART OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DEATH, BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS, ECONOMIC LOSS OR OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES, OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, WHICH I, MY HEIRS, ASSIGNEES, NEXT OF KIN AND/OR LEGALLY APPOINTED OR DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVES, MAY HAVE OR WHICH MAY HEREINAFTER ACCRUE ON MY BEHALF, WHICH ARISE OR MAY HEREAFTER ARISE FROM MY PARTICIPATION WITH THE ACTIVITY.

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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

Faculty

Featured Keynote Faculty

Debra A. Bell, MD
Consultant
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Topic: GYN Pathology

L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Hematopathology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Topic: Hematopathology

Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
Chief of Breast Oncologic Pathology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center;
Associate Director,
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Breast Oncology Program;
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Topic: Breast Pathology

Monkeypox Session Faculty

Hema Kapoor MD, D(ABMM)
Senior Medical Director, IDI, GDN
Quest Diagnostics
Miramar, FL

Microscopy Session Faculty

David Hernandez Gonzalo, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine; University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

Educational Symposium Faculty

Monica Garcia-Buitrago, MD
Professor Clinical Pathology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Topic: Patterns of Colitis: The Old and the New

Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
Professor of Pathology
University of Miami
Miami, FL
Topic: Approach to Gastric Polyps: How it all MAPS out

Nemencio Ronquillo Jr., MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Topic: Pattern-based approach to liver biopsies

Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
Professor of Pathology
University of Miami
Miami, FL
Topic: Patterns of Esophagitis: Beyond Reflux and EoE

Agenda

Friday, February 17, 2023

7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Registration Open   
8:30 am - 10:00 am
DIGITAL PATHOLOGY SESSION: THE FUTURE OF PATHOLOGY
8:30 am - 9:00 am -- Digital and AI-Empowered Pathology: Opportunities
Piotr Borkowski, MD
9:00 am - 9:30 am -- H&E Based Computational Predictive and Prognostic Markers in cancer diagnostics
Juan Retamero, MD
9:30 am - 10:00 am -- Molecular testing in a Digital Pathology Age: decreasing time to treatment
Mark C. Kruzel, MD, MBA
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM HOSTED BY UM: Interactive GI Pathology: A practical approach to GI biopsies
Patterns of Colitis: The Old and the New
Monica Garcia-Buitrago, MD
Patterns of Esophagitis: Beyond Reflux and EoE
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
Pattern-based approach to liver biopsies
Nemencio R. Ronquillo, Jr. MD
Approach to Gastric Polyps, Dysplasia and Adenomas: How it all MAPS out!
Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Non-CME Product Theater
Lunch served
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Welcome   
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
2020 WHO Classification of Female Genital Tumors: New Entities and Important Changes
Debra A. Bell, MD
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Serous Neoplasms of the Ovary and Fallopian Tube: A Survival Guide
Debra A. Bell, MD
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions  
3:45 pm - 4:45 PM
New Entities in Gynecologic Pathology Microscopy Session
Debra A. Bell, MD
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Microscopy Read Slides Session- GI Pathology
David Hernandez Gonzalo, MD
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Updates on Monkeypox
Hema Kapoor, MD, SM, D(ABMM)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors   

Saturday, February 18, 2023

7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registration Open  
7:15 am - 8:00 am
Non-CME Product Theatre
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
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: An update
L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Histiocytic and Dendritic Cell Lesions
L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors and Poster Sessions  
10:45 am - 11:45 pm
Potpourri of Lymph Node Lesions Microscopy Session
L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Non-CME Product Theater
Lunch Served
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
FSP Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony  
1:30 pm - 1:50 pm
Recent, Ongoing, and Future Legal Matters Affecting Your Practice
Steven Weinstein and Patrick Montoya
1:50 pm - 2:00 pm
An Update from the FMA
Ronald Giffler, MD
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CAP Advocacy Update   
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Rare and Interesting Case Session   
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fellowship Fair and Reception   
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
75th Anniversary Celebration   

Sunday, February 19, 2023

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
The Challenge of Evaluating Post-Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy Breast Specimens
Stuart J. Schnitt, MD
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Lobular carcinoma in situ and problematic in situ lesions
Stuart J. Schnitt, MD
10:15 am - 11:00 am
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors  
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Unusual Breast Lesions Every Pathologist Needs to Know About Microscopy Session
Stuart J. Schnitt, MD
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Closing Remarks   

Venue

Disney’s Contemporary Resort
4600 World Dr
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Room Rate:
The FSP discounted room rate starts at $339/night

Room Reservation Deadline:
The discounted room rate is available until January 25, 2023 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 at the Contemporary Resort.

 

Accreditation Information

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Sponsors/Exhibitors

Join us on February 17-19, 2023 at the FSP’s 49th Annual Pathology Conference!  Exhibitors will connect with 250-300 pathologists during the conference with over 15 hours of face-to-face time during networking functions.
 
Other benefits include:
 

  • Pre and post attendee lists.
  • Acknowledgement on the FSP website, meeting signage and mobile app.
  • Maximum exposure to attendees as attendees are encouraged to visit with sponsors to receive prize giveaways during breaks scheduled in the exhibit hall.
  • Between 2-6 complimentary badges depending on sponsorship level chosen.

 
 
Due to popular demand, exhibitors are encouraged to register early as we do anticipate on selling out! Please contact Paige Hay at exhibits@flpath.org if you have any questions regarding sponsorship.

Exhibitors may apply here!

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Special Events

FSP 75th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, February 18 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Ticket Price: $25
Dress: Black Tie

The FSP will host a 75th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, February 18 at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Come dressed to impress at this black tie event as we share in the many successes and memories of the past 75 years of FSP's history. Tickets are only $25 as we want as many members and friends to join us for this special celebration. The ticket price includes a plated dinner, open bar, live band, interactive photo booth and most importantly a special evening shared amongst friends. Tickets can be purchased online when registering for the meeting. We hope to see you there!

Confirmed Exhibitors

Thank you to the following companies for their support of the FSP 2023 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.

 

Arkana Laboratories is a private pathology practice specializing in renal and neuropathology. Our mission is to improve patient care by advancing understanding of disease and providing world-class diagnostics. 

Our ambition is to push the boundaries of science to change the practice of medicine and transform the lives of cancer patients. We target the underlying biology of cancer in Immuno-Oncology, Tumor Drivers/Resistance, DNA Damage Response and Antibody Drug Conjugates. Utilizing precision medicine and biomarker-driven indications we look to dramatically improve five-year survival. Our focus on early disease stages and relapsed patients is to 1) identify and treat patients earlier with curative intent; and 2) support relapsed and refractory patients by tackling primary or acquired resistance.

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. With more than 100 pathologists, our laboratories offer excellence in anatomic pathology subspecialty services ensuring that every specimen submitted will be evaluated by a pathologist with a high level of diagnostic expertise.

We support the whole pathologist so you can excel in your practice with the latest educational resources, powerful career development tools, extensive networking opportunities, and unwavering advocacy for fair regulations in the corridors of health care legislation.
Whether you are just starting out or have been in practice for many years, being a CAP member allows you to continuously evolve your skills, strengthen your practice, and support your profession.

CSI Laboratories, a Fulgent Genetics company, is a national cancer testing laboratory with one mission: keeping our clients and their patients at the forefront of everything we do. Our priority is to manage testing with speed, precision, and care, only delivering testing that is medically necessary and clinically significant. 

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.

ImagineSoftware is the leading provider of medical billing automation software and revenue cycle management applications. Offering powerful technology solutions for medical billing offices, practices, and hospitals for over 20 years, ImagineSoftware currently serves more than 75,000 physicians across 43 specialties. ImagineSoftware solutions improve financial efficiency, build provider reputation, and ultimately improve the patient experience. For more information, visit imagineteam.com and follow us on Twitter @ImagineTeam.

 

At Innovative Science Press, we are dedicated to the advancement 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.

Labcorp Oncology offers a broad array of pathology and oncology testing services.  From screening for inherited cancers, diagnosis on solid tumor biopsies, bone marrow and blood, prognostic and predictive biomarker testing and treatment monitoring, LabCorp Oncology helps power informed decisions at every stage of cancer care.  With over 75 specialty trained and boarded pathologists, PhDs, and genetic counselors, 25 years of testing expertise, and an extensive network of laboratories across the United States, Labcorp Oncology has a broad range of experience and ability to approach diagnostic challenges throughout a patient's entire continuum of care.  By connecting insights from patients, practioners, clinical trials, health systems and managed care partners, LabCorp is committed to improving outcomes through the promise of precision medicine.

 

Lighthouse Lab Services is a laboratory and pathology consulting firm specializing in revenue cycle auditing, refining revenue cycle processes, and negotiating managed care contracts. We are not a billing company. We utilize a three-tiered process of assessing revenue strategy, revenue management, and revenue insurance to help clients find weaknesses and strengthen process to improve their overall revenue cycle management practices. By specializing and working exclusively with laboratories and pathologists, our team has insight into industry trends and key payer issues that are affecting laboratories today.

 

Medical Malpractice Insurance.  Comprehensive solutions and support for the Practice of Medicine, the Business of Medicine and the Regulation of Medicine.

 

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.

 

At Merck, our goal is to translate breakthrough science into innovative oncology medicines.  As part of our focus on cancer, Merck is committed to clinical research with one of the largest development programs in the industry. 

 

MLabs home

MLabs is a full-service reference laboratory, with more than 35 years’ experience providing state-of-the-science tools and expertise to help clinicians and patients choose the right clinical path. MLabs is part of Michigan Medicine – one of the largest hospital systems in the world, and one of the best – ranked #11 in the nation and #1 in the state by U.S. News and World Report.

 

MSN is a practice management and billing company serving pathology, anesthesiology, and radiology Clients.

 

NeoGenomics is a Florida-based 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-certified facilities in the US and offer global capabilities with laboratories in Switzerland and Singapore.

 

Founded in 1965, PathGroup is a premier provider of anatomic, clinical, molecular, and digital pathology laboratory services. Using a combination of the latest in proprietary and industry standard technology, PathGroup provides a comprehensive anatomic, clinical, and molecular laboratory test menu. Operating from 147,000 square-feet in Nashville, TN, the laboratory facility houses state-of-the-art automation and instrumentation, performing millions of laboratory tests each year to service more than 15,000 healthcare providers and over 175 hospitals across 25 states. Privately held and physician-centric, PathGroup offers the laboratory testing information necessary to help healthcare providers make clinically actionable treatment plans with their patients. For more information, visit pathgroup.com.

Physicians Independent Management Services, Inc. (PIMS) is a full service medical billing and practice management company specializing in anatomic pathology.

 

 

Roche Indy is the North American headquarters of the world's largest biotech company, where more than 4,000 people work together to provide insights that help people around the world manage and improve personal health conditions. We lead the industry in the development of diagnostics products for cancer, cardiac health, infectious diseases, women's health and in diabetes management. Diagnostics informs 70 percent of clinical decisions, including the prevention, identification and treatment of diseases, and are a critical part of modern medicine as care becomes more personalized.

 

TELCOR provides billing software and services for pathology practices and laboratories to manage its revenue cycle. These solutions are built on the premise that every pathology practice and lab needs to get paid for the work they do in the most efficient manner. Our software and service solutions provide unparalleled visibility to billing and revenue cycle data allowing executives to identify trends and make sound business decisions. This visibility is key to increasing collections and minimizing operating costs thus positively impacting profitability. With multiple solutions, each using our software designed specifically for the laboratory industry, we have a solution for pathology practices and labs of any size.

 

University of Florida Health Pathology Laboratories is the largest academic outreach pathology laboratory in Florida, offering comprehensive pathology services to hospitals and physician groups throughout the state.  

 

This booth is to create awareness of our Pathology Consultation Services  with expertise in all aspects of Anatomic and Clinical  Pathology.  We boast world class name brand" pathologists right here in Florida.  Experts include Drs. Andrew Rosenberg in Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology.

 

Veracyte is a pioneering genomic diagnostics company. Our tests provide trustworthy and actionable ANSWERS that improve patient care when diagnostic test results are uncertain. Our tests leverage innovations in genomic technology and machine learning to enable a significantly more confident diagnosis than currently possible in challenging diseases such as thyroid cancer, lung cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. We are creating new standards of care in the diagnosis of these diseases by enabling more patients to avoid unnecessary invasive procedures, speeding time to diagnosis and removing costs from the healthcare system.

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FSP Welcomes Submissions for Poster Hall and Poster Competition


Introduction
The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) Poster Review Committee invites the submission of posters for inclusion in the Poster Hall during the FSP’s Annual Pathology Conference taking place on February 17-19, 2023 at Disney’s Contemporary Resortin 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 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 16, 2023
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 17 or Saturday, February 18. 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 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 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 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 18.

 

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 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.

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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 2nd annual Rare & Interesting Case Competition at our winter FSP meeting and we need your help!
Community pathologists, junior faculty, and trainees with a faculty mentor are all encouraged to submit their rare and interesting cases for a chance to present at the FSP 2023 Annual Meeting.

How to submit a case

Please submit the information below as a short word document to education@flpath.org by December 9, 2023.

  • 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

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!