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.
The FSP hosted a Town Hall Webinar on July 15 to discuss the recent changes to Florida’s Medicaid program and their impact on clinical pathology. FSP leadership and experts provided a comprehensive update on the changes, the FSP’s response to the updates and took questions from the audience during the webinar. All Florida pathologists are invited and encouraged to watch the on-demand recording of the Town Hall Webinar on the FSP website here.
The FSP will host a Town Hall Webinar at 7 p.m. EDT, July 15. Experts from the billing, legal and legislative sectors will discuss the organization’s response to the 2020 Practitioner Laboratory Fee Schedule published by the Agency for Health Care Administration, the administrator of Florida’s Medicaid program. The Town Hall will be your opportunity to hear from our experts, understand the potential financial and legal implications, ask questions, and share your experiences. Pre-registration is required, so please register today to save your seat!
Join the FSP at 7 p.m. EDT, July 15 for a special Town Hall Webinar where FSP leadership and experts from the billing, legal and legislative sectors will discuss the organization’s response to the 2020 Practitioner Laboratory Fee Schedule published by the Agency for Health Care Administration, the agency responsible for Florida’s Medicaid program. The Town Hall will be your opportunity to hear from our experts, understand the financial and legal implications, ask questions, and share your experiences. Register Now.