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FSP Summer Meeting 2020


WELCOME/OVERVIEW

Join us for another exciting and informative Summer Pathology Conference taking place on July 18-19, 2020 at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Palm Beach. Hear interesting cases and learn new diagnostic strategies in breast pathology, genitourinary pathology and obstetric and gynecologic pathology to make an impact in your practice or organization.  

NEW THIS SUMMER attendees will be able to take part in an interactive roundtable disucussion led by senior pathologists on medical malpractice. Attendees will hear how to respond to diagnostic errors and how to deal with the impact and stress of a malpractice situation. 

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.

 

A message from FSP regarding COVID-19 and the Summer Conference

Thank you for your ongoing support and interest in participating in the FSP’s Summer Pathology Conference on July 18-19 in Palm Beach, Florida. The health and safety of our attendees, faculty members, staff, and supporters is our top priority. We are keeping a close eye on the daily developments of COVID-19 and guidelines issued by the United States government and the Centers for Disease Control. As of now, the conference is proceeding as planned but we will continue to monitor the situation and keep our attendees updated on any necessary changes to the conference such as postponement or cancellation.

Register for the 2020 FSP Summer Conference

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A message from FSP regarding COVID-19 and the Summer Conference:
Thank you for your ongoing support and interest in participating in the FSP’s Summer Pathology Conference on July 18-19 in Palm Beach, Florida. The health and safety of our attendees, faculty members, staff, and supporters is our top priority. We are keeping a close eye on the daily developments of COVID-19 and guidelines issued by the United States government and the Centers for Disease Control. As of now, the conference is proceeding as planned but we will continue to monitor the situation and keep our attendees updated on any necessary changes to the conference such as postponement or cancellation.

Cancellation Policy:
A written notice of cancellation must be received by June 18, 2020 to receive a refund. Cancellations received prior to this date will be honored minus a $100 administration fee. Refunds will not be honored after June 18, 2020. Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. Cancellation refunds will be processed within 30 days after the conclusion of the Conference.

By registering for the Florida Society of Pathologists Summer Pathology Conference, attendee understands and agrees that attendee’s name, city, and state may be shared with other attendees and exhibitors

FACULTY

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 

 

Luis Villa Jr., MD

Pathologist and Clinical Oncologist

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Coral Gables, FL

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 

AGENDA

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
1:45 PM- 2:30 PM
Minimize the Damage by Actively Responding to Serious Diagnostic Errors: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach
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

VENUE

An intimate ocean retreat, situated on the sweeping back drop of Florida’s gold coast and with the Atlantic as its playground, Eau Palm Beach invokes the relaxed glamour of America’s first resort destination; a chance to refresh, play and rediscover time. One of only two Forbes Five-Star resorts in Palm Beach and eight in Florida, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is where effortless living meets relaxed luxury. Situated on a private beach on seven acres of oceanfront with lush tropical gardens, guests are welcomed with champagne, breathtaking ocean views and cooling tropical breezes. Indulge in the warm Florida sunshine, sumptuous accommodations designed by Jonathan Adler, and the award-winning Eau Spa.

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

FSP Discounted Room Rate: $219/night (plus tax)

There are two ways you can make your hotel reservation:

  1. To make a reservation online please click here.
  2. Call the Eau Palm Beach reservations line at 855-388-0537.

Rooms and the special group room rate is available until June 16, 2020 or once the room block is full so make your reservations as soon as possible.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

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 9.5 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 Self- Assessment Module (SAMs) credits in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) 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 July 29, 2020.

ACTIVITY FORMAT
Live

TARGET AUDIENCE
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.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, all participants should be able to:

  • Recognize histopathologic changes in tumor and normal epithelium after neoadjuvant systemic therapy
  • Review the reporting systems for breast specimens after neoadjuvant systemic therapy
  • Identify residual carcinoma after systemic therapy
  • Recognize diagnostic features of lesions of the breast
  • Review of breast cases with squamous metaplasia and metaplastic changes.
  • Recognize differential diagnosis for spindle cell proliferations of the breast
  • Identify the histopathologic and molecular correlates of vulvar squamous cell carcinoma precursor types
  • Identify and properly grade squamo-columnar junction specific cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions. (SIL)
  • Recite the spectrum of non-HPV adenocarcinomas in the uterine cervix
  • Recognize categories of undifferentiated or poorly differentiated carcinomas of the endometrium
  • Identify potential pitfalls in assessing glandular and squamous neoplasia of the vulva
  • Distinguish variants of verruciform proliferations of the vulva
  • Distinguish adenosarcoma from atypical endometrial polyp
  • Recognize criteria for aggressive variants of low grade ovarian serous neoplasia
  • Identify the origin and nature of “clear cell” neoplasia in the uterus and peritoneal cavity
  • Recognize unusual variants of epithelioid trophoblastic tumors
  • Recognize variants of endometrioid and undifferentiated carcinomas of the uterus
  • Recognize various pathologic and clinical features of Renal Cell Carcinoma subtypes
  • Identify morphology and immunohistochemical analysis tests to appropriately classify Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
  • Describe the basics of medical malpractice law and the specific legal criteria that determine medical liability
  • Recognize the typical timeline of a medical malpractice lawsuit
  • Identify ways to minimize the emotional and psychological impact of a medical malpractice lawsuit on the pathologist and the pathologist's family

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT AND EDUCATIONAL GRANTS
At the time of this printing, full commercial support and education grant information was not available. All commercial support and educational grants will be communicated to attendees in advance of the meeting.

PLANNER DISCLOSURES

The planners of this activity disclosed no financial relationships relevant to the content to be presented with the exception of Marilyn Bui, MD who disclosed the following Grant/Research Support: NCI/NIH Core Support Grant. Consultant: Epizyme, BMS, Hologic, ContexVision. Speaker's Bureau: Physicians Education Resource. Other Financial Support: Travel support to speak on behalf of Digital Pathology Associates

FACULTY DISCLOSURES

The faculty of this activity disclosed no financial relationships relevant to the content to be presented.

DISCLOSURE OF THE FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

It is the policy of the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to ensure independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all approved CME content. CME faculty must present evidence-based data, clarify off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships to the audience. The ideas and opinions expressed during jointly provided events do not necessarily reflect those of the FMA, and the FMA’s approval of course content for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. does not constitute an endorsement of the ideas, positions or statements contained therein.  Every effort has been made to ensure that all information provided by the joint provider is accurate and current. However, FMA does not accept responsibility for errors or omissions and accepts no liability for any resulting loss or damage. Attendees agree to participate in this CME activity with full knowledge and awareness that they waive any claim they may have against the FMA for injury or other damage that may result in any way from their participation in this activity.

SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS

Make plans to join us for the Florida Society of Pathologists’ Summer Pathology Conference on July 18-19, 2020 at Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa in Palm Beach, Florida. Connect with over 150 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 904-309-6220 or email exhibitor@flpath.org

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