FSP 2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference Highights

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The FSP 2017 Summer Anatomic Conference was held on July 15-16 in Palm Beach at the Breakers Hotel. Approximately 100 attendees came to learn from the cadre of reputable faculty members as well as to network with their colleagues throughout the weekend.

Faculty and Lectures

Pablo A Bejarano, MD
Staff Pathologist, Cleveland Clinic
Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine
Professor, Ross University School of Medicine
Weston, FL

Topic areas: Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias and Their Clinico-Radiologic Correlation; Inflammatory Lung Diseases: Microanatomy and Distribution as Clues for Diagnosis; Pulmonary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma

David J. Grignon, MD
Centennial Professor & Vice Chair
Department of Pathology
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana

Topic areas: Prostatic Adenocarcinoma in Needle Biopsies; Epithelial Kidney Tumors; Bladder Cancer

Esther Oliva, MD
Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Topic areas: Mesenchymal Tumors of the Uterus; High-Grade Endometrial Carcinomas; The Spectrum of In Situ and Invasive Cervical Adenocarcinoma

Shahla Masood, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville Medical Director, UF Health Breast Center Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine UF Health Jacksonville Jacksonville, Florida

Topic area: Breast Pathology

Microscopy Faculty

Ashwini K. Esnakula, MD, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida

Farah Khalil, MD, FCAP
Associate Professor
Director of Histology & Immunohistochemistry Laboratory
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida

Oleksandr Kryvenko, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Urology
University of Miami Health System
Miami, Florida

Conference Highlights
FSP President, Antonio Martinez, MD kicked off the meeting on Saturday morning with an opening address to an audience of approximately 100 attendees. Dr. Oleksandr Kryvenko introduced the first speaker, Dr. David Grignon from the Department of Pathology at the University of Indiana. Dr. Grignon gave three very informative lectures on Reporting on Prostatic Adenocarcinoma in Needle Biopsies, Epithelial Kidney Tumors and Bladder Cancer. Afterwards Dr. Kryvenko presented Dr. Grignon with an appreciation award.
Before lunch there was a brief business meeting with reports given by the membership and finance committee chairs and a report given by Dr. Ronald Giffler, Vice President of the FMA. After a lunch with exhibitors, Dr. Oliva gave three lectures on Mesenchymal Tumors of the Uterus, High-Grade Endometrial Carcinomas and The Spectrum of In Situ and Invasive Cervical Adenocarcinoma. Here Dr. Ana Medina presents Dr. Oliva with an appreciation award.
On Saturday afternoon, there was an Interactive Microscopy Course featuring 3 junior faculty members from institutions across the state of Florida. The faculty presented cases on GYN pathology, lung pathology and prostate pathology and provided interactive presentations of digitized slides.
Featured Guest Speaker, Dr. Shahla Masood from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville, Florida concluded the lectures on Saturday with a personalized discussion on breast pathology including her advocacy efforts for patient health as well as a moving story of her accomplishments in the field of medicine and pathology. Dr. Martinez presented Dr. Masood with an award of appreciation.
The welcome reception on Saturday evening was the perfect opportunity for the attendees to network with the 25 exhibitors and sponsors of the meeting as well as fellow conference attendees.
Dr. Pablo Bejarano closed out the meeting on Sunday with lectures on Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias and Their Clinico-Radiologic Correlation, Inflammatory Lung Diseases: Microanatomy and Distribution as Clues for Diagnosis and Pulmonary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma. Here Dr. Michael Betancourt presents Dr. Bejarano with an appreciation award.