2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference


You are invited to attend the Florida Society of Pathologists 2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference, July 15-16, at The Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida. The Summer Conference will feature innovative topics in pathology including epithelial kidney tumors, high-grade endometrial carcinomas, non-small cell carcinoma, and more! Back by popular demand, the interactive microscopy course will take place Saturday afternoon, 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. Attendees are encouraged to make their reservations as soon as possible to take advantage of the FSP room rate. Please visit the venue page for more information on The Breakers amenities and discounted rates.

Register today! We hope you will make plans to join us in Palm Beach this July!

Register for the 2017 FSP Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference

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Early Bird until 5/15/17 After 5/15/17
Society Member $445.00 $495.00
Non-Member $600.00 $700.00
Pathology Assistant $100.00 $150.00
Industry $650.00 $750.00
Medical Student//Resident/Fellow $100.00 $150.00
Military (Active Duty) $50.00 $100.00
Not Attending $0.00 $0.00
Guest Pass - Reception 50 x

One welcome reception ticket is provided with each registration. Additional spouse/guest tickets available for purchase.



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Cancellation Policy:
A written notice of cancellation must be received by June 16, 2017 in order 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 17, 2017. 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 2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference, attendee understands and agrees that attendee's name, city, and state may be shared with other attendees and exhibitors. 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.

By registering for this Conference, I also give FSP the right to publish all photos, videos, etc. taken at this Conference.




Pablo A. Bejarano, MD

Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Pablo Bejarano is a Staff Pathologist at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL. He holds academic appointments at the University of Miami and Ross University Schools of Medicine. He did his residency in Anatomic Pathology and Surgical Pathology fellowship at Washington University/ Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born in Bogotá, Colombia.  Following the fellowship at Barnes, he was at University of Cincinnati as an Assistant Professor where Dr. Bejarano and colleagues published in Hybridoma and Modern Pathology the initial expression of TTF1 in surgical pathology series in 1996 demonstrating its clinical practical utility for the first time.  After seven years at the University of Cincinnati he moved to the University of Miami as a Full Professor where he carries the teaching duties of the pulmonary curriculum. He has published over 100 per-reviewed papers in addition to book chapters in several areas of surgical pathology and mainly in the fields of pulmonary and gastrointestinal pathology.


David J. Grignon, MD

Indiana University

Dr. David Grignon is Centennial Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Programs in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Indiana University. Prior to joining the faculty at Indiana University in 2007, Dr. Grignon had served as the Chairman of the Department of Pathology at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI (1999-2007). He obtained his MD degree and completed training in Anatomic Pathology at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada followed by a 2 year Fellowship in Surgical Pathology and Genitourinary Pathology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.

Dr. Grignon is recognized nationally and internationally for his expertise in the area of Urologic Pathology. He has published over 390 research/review articles and 36 book chapters. He is an author or editor of 5 books including the 4th Series AFIP fascicle on Tumors of the Kidney, Bladder, and Related Urinary Structures, and the recently released text, Urological Pathology. A major focus of Dr. Grignon’s career has been education and he has presented over 300 invited lectures and courses nationally and in more than 30 other countries. He has directed numerous courses for all the major organizations in pathology and currently directs the annual 4 day special course in Urologic Pathology sponsored by the ASCP. Dr. Grignon is a founding member of the International Society of Urologic Pathology and has served in various capacities for many organizations including the USCAP, ASCP, CAP, IAP, ISUP, WHO, Arthur Purdy Stout Society and the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. He currently is the Treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the USCAP. He is a member of the editorial board of several journals including Modern Pathology. In 2016 Dr. Grignon was awarded the Koss medal by the ISUP for lifelong contributions to the field of urologic pathology.


Esther Oliva, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Esther Oliva is a member of the pathology department, associated director of the Gynecologic service at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Harvard Professor. Her research is mainly focused on neoplastic diseases involving the female genital tract (with a particular interest in mesenchymal tumors at morphologic, translational and molecular levels) and the genitourinary tract. She serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Human Pathology, International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, and Pathology (Australia). She is very active member of the USCAP. She was a member of the USCAP council. She has recently been the codirector of the USCAP long course on gynecologic pathology and currently teaches a short course on endocervical pathology and another short course on sex cord stromal tumors of the ovary has been accepted. She is the secretary and member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Gynecological Pathology. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, is co-editor of the book "Gynecologic Pathology" (Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series), editor of the monograph "Current Concepts in Gynecologic Pathology: Mesenchymal Tumors of the Female Genital Tract" (part of Surgical Pathology Clinics) and co-editor of the upcoming book "Diagnostic Pathology Gynecologic" from Amirsys.


Friday, July 14, 2017

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Registration Open

Saturday, July 15, 2017

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Antonio E. Martinez, MD
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Reporting on Prostatic Adenocarcinoma in Needle Biopsies
David J. Grignon, MD
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Epithelial Kidney Tumors: New Entities and Problem Diagnoses
David J. Grignon, MD
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Bladder Cancer: What’s New and Clinically Important?
David J. Grignon, MD
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Florida Society of Pathologists, Business Meeting
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mesenchymal Tumors of the Uterus: Challenges and Clues
Esther Oliva, MD
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
High-Grade Endometrial Carcinomas: What Matters
Esther Oliva, MD
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Refreshment Break
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Spectrum of In Situ and Invasive Cervical Adenocarcinoma
Esther Oliva, MD
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Interactive Microscopy Course and Case Presentations
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Read Slides with FSP Expert Faculty
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Welcome Reception

Sunday, July 16, 2017

7:45 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Practical Approach to the Histology of Interstitial Lung Diseases: From Grossing to Communicating with Radiologists and Clinicians. Do I Need to Know Internal Medicine?
Pablo A. Bejarano, MD
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Refreshment Break
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Microanatomy and the Distribution of Inflammatory Lung Diseases: Clues for the Diagnosis
Pablo A. Bejarano, MD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Non-Small Cell Carcinoma and Unusual Tumors: Their Morphology and Molecular Characteristics
Pablo A. Bejarano, MD
12:00 PM
Closing Remarks
Antonio E. Martinez, MD


Breakers Hotel Room



The Breakers
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
1-888-BREAKER (273-2537)

A spectacular destination on Florida's Atlantic coast, The Breakers in Palm Beach has something for everyone. With an array of amenities to choose from, you will find activities and services for all ages. Rejuvenate at the Italian-inspired spa or Mediterranean-style Beach Club featuring four pools, a private beach, luxury poolside bungalows, and a spectacular 6,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor Ocean Fitness center. Enjoy two championship golf courses, ten tennis courts, eleven on-site shopping boutiques, a family entertainment center, and more.

To make your reservations, please call 1-888-BREAKER (273-2537) and ask for the FSP room rate that starts at $235/night.  The special group rate is available until June 13, 2017 or until the room block is filled.



This Activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (TM)


We invite you to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor in the Florida Society of Pathologists 2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference taking place on July 15-16, 2017 in Palm Beach, FL. Interact and showcase your products and services with approximately 100 - 150 pathologists from the state of Florida.

For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring please contact Kasey Cleary at 904-309-6253 or by email at kcleary@flpath.org.

Download the Exhibitor Prospectus