Society News

Florida Pathologists Engagement at CAP Fall 2017 House of Delegates (HOD) Meeting

The CAP Fall 2017 HOD Meeting took place on Saturday October 7 in National Harbor, MD. The meeting was well attended by approximately 200 CAP HOD members and 13 delegates from Florida many of which are FSP’s very own Board Members. The agenda included state of the HOD report, 2017 CAP Meritorious Service Awards, CAP Foundation awards, HOD strategic update, advocacy update, state society support, delegate chairs issue Q &A, CAP President & CEO panel, HOD liaisons to councils and action group updates, qualified clinical data registry & alternative payment model, and evidence based guidelines. The HOD members had the opportunity to interact with CAP leadership, fellow HOD members, resident forum members and CAP staff. The day ended with a CAP business meeting, the new CAP President inauguration and celebration. The detailed agenda book can be downloaded here.

The 2017 CAP Board of Governors Election is Underway – Make Plans to Vote

The 2017 CAP Board of Governors Election is underway. The election opened on August 8 and will close on September 7. The election will be conducted via electronic ballot. The CAP will send Fellows in good standing an email with instructions. Fellows who do not have an email address on file will receive a letter through mail. Get to know the CAP Board of Governors candidates on the CAP website here, keep an eye out for the electronic ballot and make an educated vote. Election results will be posted on the CAP website by September 13.

FSP 2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference Highights

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.

FSP Elects New Officers and Board Members at the Annual Business Meeting

The Florida Society of Pathologists congratulates the new Officers and at-large Board Members that were elected during the FSP Annual Business Meeting at the Annual Conference on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

FSP 2017 Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference Highlights

Another successful annual conference is in the books for FSP. This year’s annual conference had record-breaking numbers with 260 attendees and 44 exhibitors. It was held on February 17-19 at the Grand Floridian Hotel in Orlando. Attendees were pleased with the presentations from nationally-acclaimed faculty, the new digital poster hall, and the many opportunities for networking and socializing with their colleagues and peers.

American Board of Pathology Announces Election of Officers, Trustees

The American Board of Pathology (ABP), Tampa, FL, announced the election of the following officers for 2017 and congratulated Doctors Kaul, Swerdlow and Fuhrman for their reelection to a third term and Doctors Ashwood and Jones to a second term as Trustee. The ABP, Tampa, FL, also announced the election of two new Trustees for terms beginning in 2017.

FSP Slate Recommendations

The FSP Nominating Committee, chaired by Immediate Past President Brett Cantrell, MD recommends the following slate of candidates for Officers and At-Large Member Board positions for the 2017-2019 term. The membership will vote on this slate during the Annual Business Meeting to be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 in conjunction with the FSP 2017 Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Florida Society of Pathologists to Host Fellowship Fair and Resident Forum in Conjunction with 43rd Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference

The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) will host a Fellowship Fair and Resident Forum during a cocktail reception at the 43rd Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference on Saturday, February 18 from 5:00-6:00 pm at Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Recap of College of American Pathologists House of Delegates (HOD) meeting Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

In attendance and representing the Florida Delegation were Doctors Marylin Bui, Rebeca Johnson, Anne Champeaux, Emmanuel Agosto-Arroyo, Stephen Vernon, Harvey Feld, Jim Zhai, Patti Gregg, Marino Leon and Antonio Martinez.