Check your mailbox for your official invitation from the Florida Society of Pathologists to join us for our first-ever virtual edition of the FSP’s Annual Pathology Conference on Feb. 12-14, 2021. The FSP Education Committee has been hard at work producing an educationally impactful and socially enriching virtual conference, no easy feat! With the ability to watch the sessions live and earn up to 12 hours of CME credit, the opportunity to interact with your colleagues and our expert faculty through live question and answer sessions and the chance to catch any of the sessions you missed live through our virtual platform for up to 60 days after the meeting, there is no reason not to participate! To learn more about the meeting and to register online visit the FSP website here.
Do you have a unique research project or case study that you would like to showcase? Submit your science for a chance to have your poster on display at the FSP’s 47th Annual Pathology Conference taking place virtually on Feb. 12-14, 2021. The purpose of the FSP Poster Hall is to stimulate research, provide a venue to share innovative and effective educational programs, showcase unique research projects, and to encourage networking among pathologists. All pathologists are invited to submit their case-based posters or research-based posters. If you are a resident or fellow enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or a subspecialty of pathology in Florida, you are also eligible to participate in the FSP Poster Competition. The top 3 posters will win a monetary prize and recognition of excellence during the FSP’s Business Meeting on Sunday, February 14. The deadline to submit is Jan. 8, 2021. To submit your poster, visit the FSP website.
Give yourself the gift of education this holiday season and register for the FSP’s 47th Annual Pathology Conference taking place virtually for the first time on Feb. 12-14, 2021. Registration is only $189 for FSP members and you can earn up to 12 hours of CME credit. Register online on the FSP website here.
The FSP Membership Business Meeting is THIS WEEK on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 pm ET. All FSP members are asked to attend this informative and complimentary webinar where FSP leadership will present several updates on behalf of the society. In addition to these updates, there will be a FSP bylaws review and vote by members. Members will also get a preview of what to expect for the upcoming FSP Virtual Conference taking place on Feb. 12-14, 2021. To learn more about the business meeting and to reserve your spot for the webinar, please register online here.
The results from the election on Nov. 3, 2020 show that the current Republican majority in the State Senate and State House will be maintained in Florida. Official certification of the election results will take place on Nov. 17, 2020. FSP lobbyist Amy Young has summarized a complete list of the results for the state of Florida. To read the full report please visit the FSP website here.
After many months of discussion with the leadership of the FSP and with careful consideration, the FSP has made the decision to go virtual for the Annual Pathology Conference on Feb. 12-14, 2021. Going virtual will allow us to continue to provide exceptional educational content and networking opportunities for our members and the larger pathology community while ensuring our attendees, faculty members, supporters and staff are staying safe, healthy, and happy! Although we cannot meet in person in February, we are committed to offering an interactive and engaging virtual conference where attendees will be able to interact with our faculty and our sponsors. To learn more about the virtual conference and what is included please visit the FSP website here.
Did you miss the live scope session hosted by FSP on Bugs Not Drugs: Infectious Diseases of the Tubular Gut? No need to worry, we are offering this webinar on-demand to view at your leisure from the comfort of your home. During the one-hour webinar Dr. Michael Feely reviewed both atypical presentations of common infections as well as infrequently encountered, but clinically relevant, infectious disease of the gastrointestinal tract as they present in surgical pathology. To view the on-demand version now, visit the FSP website here .
Catch the latest edition of our monthly member spotlight where we feature Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA. FSP is proud to congratulate Dr. Jorda on her recent appointment as Chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Miami. Dr. Jorda has been a long-time member of the FSP and has frequently served as a featured invited speaker at the FSP educational conferences. Dr. Jorda also represents her program on the FSP’s academic chairs workgroup, meeting annually with other academic program chairs during the FSP winter conference to discuss mutual objectives and interests as well as opportunities for the FSP and the academic programs to collaborate. To learn more about Dr. Jorda and to read her full member spotlight visit the FSP website here.
The Florida Society of Pathologists Nominating Committee is accepting nominations from FSP members in good standing for the FSP Board, Committees, and for the Florida delegation to the Florida Medical Association (FMA). The FSP is one of the most active, engaged, talented, dedicated, and exciting state pathology societies in the country! Being an active leader in the FSP will enrich both your professional and personal life and will benefit your chosen profession. Make an impact as a leader and become a part of the future of YOUR state society! Complete the survey on the FSP website here to indicate your interest.
The FSP will host a one-hour CME-certified webinar on Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. EST. The webinar entitled Bugs Not Drugs: Infectious Diseases of the Tubular Gut will be led by Michael Feely, DO from the University of Florida. During this webinar, Dr. Feely will lead a live scope session providing an interactive and engaging learning environment for attendees. Registration is complimentary for FSP members.