FSP Summer Meeting 2020


Save the Date for the Florida Society of Pathologists Summer Pathology Conference, July. 18-19, 2020 at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Palm Beach. The Summer 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.



Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD

Professor and Chair 

University of Mississippi Medical Center 

Jackson, Mississippi 

Topic: Malpractice 


Christopher P. Crum, MD

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Division of Women's and Perinatal Pathology

Department of Pathology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts 

Topic: GYN Pathology


Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA
Professor and Chair (Interim)

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Director of Genitourinary Pathology and Cytopathology

Chief of Pathology, Jackson Memorial Hospital

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

Topic: GU Pathology


Aysegul A. Sahin, MD

Section Chief of Breast Pathology

Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, Texas

Topic: Breast pathology


Stephen Vernon, MD

Emeritus Fellow, CAP

Miami, FL

At Large Member, Executive Committee

Florida Society of Pathologists

Topic: Malpractice 


Jim Zhai, MD, FCAP

Professor of Lab Medicine and Pathology

Consultant Pathologist

Mayo Clinic Florida

Co-Chair, Education Committee

President-Elect, Executive Committee

Florida Society of Pathologists

Jacksonville, FL 

Topic: Malpractice 


Saturday, July 18, 2020

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM- 8:45 AM
Welcome and Introduction
8:45 AM- 9:45 AM
Breast Core Needle Biopsy Diagnosis Pitfalls and Pearls
Aysegul A. Sahin, MD
9:45 AM- 10:45 AM
Specimen Handling and Reporting of Breast Specimens After Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy
Aysegul A. Sahin, MD
10:45 AM- 11:15 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:15 AM- 12:15 PM
Review of Interesting Breast Cases: Read Slides Session
Aysegul A. Sahin, MD
12:15 PM- 12:30 PM
FSP Business Meeting
12:30 PM- 1:45 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors
1:45 PM- 2:30 PM
How to Minimize Damage After a Mistake that Adversely Impacts Patient Care
Jim Zhai, MD, FCAP
2:30 PM- 3:15 PM
How to Handle the Stress if You are Sued for a Mistake you Made
Tim Allen, MD, JD
3:15 PM- 3:45 PM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:45 PM- 5:00 PM
Medical Malpractice Roundtable/Q&A Session
Tim Allen, MD, JD, Stephen Vernon, MD, Luis Villa, MD, Jim Zhai, MD, FCAP
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
GU Pathology Read Slides Session
Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA
6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Sunday, January 19, 2020

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM- 9:30 AM
Advances in Gynecologic Pathology Relevant to Practice
Christopher Crum, MD
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
Challenging Cases in Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology
Christopher Crum, MD
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Ten Challenging Cases in Consultative Practice: Read Slides Session
Christopher Crum, MD
12:00 PM- 12:15 PM
Closing Remarks


Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa 
100 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462

Room Rate: $219/night (plus tax)

A link to reserve your hotel room will be made available here soon!


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