Society News

FSP's 2021 Summer Pathology Conference Highlights

The Florida Society of Pathologists hosted its Summer Pathology Conference on July 17-18, 2021 in Palm Beach at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. This was FSP’s first meeting back in-person after a long 16+ months due to the pandemic. The FSP welcomed over 110 attendees from all over the state of Florida and across the country as well as 20+ sponsors who graciously supported the FSP’s efforts to host the summer conference.

Get to Know Donald Karcher, MD July Member Spotlight

Get to Know Donald Karcher, MD

Update on Cigna Policy on Professional Component for Clinical Pathology

Informal announcement has been made by Cigna that they intend to reverse the proposed policy update and will continue to make payments for the professional component of clinical pathology.

FSP Spotlight | Get to Know Tim Allen, MD

Get to know Tim Allen, MD.

Important Advocacy Update: FSP's Response to Cigna Policy Update

FSP responds to Cigna's policy update to suspend payment of professional component for clinical pathology.

FSP Legislative Report

The Florida Legislature adjourned Sine Die last Friday April 30.

FSP Spotlight | Get to Know Rebecca Johnson, MD

Get to know Rebecca Johnson, MD

FSP Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Anne Montgomery, MD

This month we are delighted to feature Elizabeth Anne Montgomery, MD. Dr. Montgomery recently moved to the state of Florida  and has joined the University of Miami. Dr. Montgomery was a featured speaker at the virtual edition of the FSP's Annual Pathology Conference in February. 

The American Board of Pathology Announces the Appointment of Qihui “Jim” Zhai to the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Anatomic Pathology

The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) is pleased to announce the appointment of Qihui “Jim” Zhai to the ABPath’s Test Development and Advisory Committee (TDAC) for Anatomic Pathology for 2021. The TDACs are responsible for developing and reviewing the ABPath certification exam questions that assess and certify a physician’s education, knowledge, experience, and skills in order to provide high quality care in the pathology profession.

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