FSP Annual Meeting 2018


Save the date for the Florida Society of Pathologists 44th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference, February 16-18, 2018 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort in Orlando, Florida. The Annual 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.

We hope to see you there!

Register for the 44th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference 2018

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Until 12/15/17 12/16/17 - 2/15/18 Onsite
Society Member $445.00 $495.00$550.00
Non-Member $600.00 $650.00$700.00
Pathology Assistant $245.00 $295.00$345.00
Medical Student//Resident/Fellow $100.00 $150.00$200.00
Military (Active Duty) $100.00 $150.00$200.00


I will attend the Business Luncheon on Saturday
Non-Members $75

I will NOT attend the Business Luncheon on Saturday
The Business Luncheon is included in the Member registration fee however you must pre-register to attend.

Guest Tickets

Guest Pass - Reception $75 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 January 16, 2018 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 January 16, 2018. 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 44th Annual 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.


John R. Goldblum, MD

Chairman, Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic

Professor of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

  • Born and raised in Pittsburgh PA
  • BS, MD, AP residency, Chief Resident, Fellowship (with Dr Sharon Weiss) all at University of Michigan -moved to Cleveland Clinic in 1993 and have been doing GI and soft tissue pathology there since
  • Became Chairman of the Department of Pathology in 2002: department is one of the busiest of its kind in the country with approximately 190,000 surgicals and 120,000 cytology specimens, 65 staff members, completely subspecialized department
  • Became Chairman of the Department of Pathology in 2002: department is one of the busiest of its kind in the country with approximately 190,000 surgicals and 120,000 cytology specimens, 65 staff members, completely subspecialized department
  • Coeditor (with Dr Robert Odze) of textbook entitled, "Odze and Goldblum's Surgical Pathology of the GI tract, liver, biliary tract and pancreas" (co-edited 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions)
  • Series Editor of FOUNDATIONS IN DIAGNOSTIC PATHOLOGY series for Elsevier, now in their second edition
  • Series Editor for series of books called "SURGICAL PATHOLOGY CLINICS" (Elsevier)
  • Author of over 330 peer-reviewed articles, mostly on GI and soft tissue pathology
  • Many short courses in both GI and soft tissue pathology for ASCP, CAP and USCAP
  • Served as Short Course Coordinator for USCAP; served as Chair of the Education Committee for the USCAP (longest tenure as member and Chair of EC in history of USCAP); served as President of the USCAP and currently a member of the USCAP Executive Committee and Board of Directors
  • Editorial boards of AJSP, Human Pathology, among others
  • Interesting family! Cousin Jeff Goldblum (actor), Aaron Krickstein (formerly ranked number 6 in world in tennis) and uncle to Morgan Pressel, youngest person to ever win an LPGA major
  • Have seen Bruce Springsteen in concert 73 times!
  • Most important achievement is successfully raising 4 children, Drew, Ryan, Janavi and Raedan (ages 16-24) and married to wonderful woman (Asmita) for 26 years!


Lester D.R. Thompson, MD

Southern California 

Permanente Medical Group

Woodland Hills, CA

With more than 24 years of experience in Head and Neck and Endocrine Pathology, Dr. Lester D.R. Thompson worked for a decade at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (Washington, DC), continuing as a consultant and research pathologist in the ensuing years. He has maintained a prodigious research effort (over 250 papers); serves on the editorial boards of many peer reviewed scientific journals; teaches at national and international conferences; serves as an active member of a number of national and international societies (including President of the North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology); is an active member of the College of American Pathologists Protocol Committee (among others); and collaborated on the two most recent editions (2003; 2017) of the World Health Organization’s classifications for Head and Neck Tumors and Endocrine Organ Tumors. He has published 7 books, considered excellent texts in the field. In his free time he enjoys weight lifting, cufflink making, museum visiting, wine tasting and travel.


Marisa Nucci, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Dr. Nucci is an Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, USA and an Associate Pathologist in the Division of Women’s and Perinatal Pathology. She also serves as a Consultant Pathologist for the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center where she is an Associate Member of the Gynecologic Cancer and Sarcoma Programs.

Dr. Nucci was born in Newark, NJ. She did her undergraduate training at Haverford College and medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, and completed an AP residency as well as the Women’s and Perinatal Pathology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has been on staff at the Brigham and Women's Hospital since 1996.

She is past president of the New England Society of Pathologists and serves on the editorial boards of The International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Human Pathology, and Advances in Anatomic Pathology. She is an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, where she serves on the Education Committee (2011-2017), is Chair of the Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings (2012-2017) and is a member of the Board of Directors (2016-). She is also the Chair of the Membership Committee for the Arthur Purdy Stout Society and is a member of the Surgical Pathology Committee of the College of American Pathology. She is the co-editor of three widely read major gynecologic pathology textbooks: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology edited by Drs. Crum, Nucci and Lee; Gynecologic Pathology. A Volume in the Series Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva; and Diagnostic Pathology Gynecological edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva.



Raouf E. Nakhleh, MD


Breast Clinic

Mayo Clinic

Jacksonville, FL


Andre Pinto, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, FL


Juan Carlos Hernandez-Prera, MD

Assistant Member, Anatomic Pathology

Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL


Dianne Torrence, MD


University of Florida

Gainesville, FL


coming soon


Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

4401 Floridian Way

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Victorian elegance meets modern sophistication at this lavish Disney Resort hotel. Relax in the sumptuous lobby as the live orchestra plays ragtime, jazz and popular Disney tunes. Unwind outdoors, indulge in a luxurious massage and watch evening fireworks light up the sky over Cinderella Castle. Just one stop to Magic Kingdom park on the complimentary Resort Monorail, this timeless Victorian-style marvel evokes Palm Beach’s golden era. 

To make your reservations, please call 407-824-3000 and ask for the FSP room rate that starts at $302/night or click here to book online.  The special group rate is available until January 17, 2018 or until the room block is filled.




We invite you to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at the Florida Society of Pathologist 44th Annual Anatomic Conference on February 16-18, 2018 in Orlando, FL. Interact and showcase your products and services to over 250 pathologists from Florida and the surrounding states.

Sign Up to Exhibit 

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Exhibit Hall Hours

Friday, February 16

Exhibitors Set Up: 12:00 – 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open: 3:15 – 6:00 pm


Saturday, February 17

Exhibit Hall Open: 8:00 – 11:15 am


Sunday, February 18

Exhibit Hall Open: 7:45 – 11:00 am

Exhibitors Tear Down: 11:00 – 3:00 pm


For questions contact Vivian Grifantini at 904-309-6212 or by email at vgrifantini@flpath.org