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.
The FSP hosted Nicole Riddle, MD and moderator Stefanie Grewe, MD, for an educational webcast slide review on Soft Tissue and Bone Pathology. During the slide review, Dr. Riddle reviewed eight high yield diagnoses for soft tissue and bone pathology. The webcast is not only an excellent resource for residents preparing for the boards, but also serves as a practical slide review for pathologists interested in soft tissue and bone pathology. Watch the webcast on-demand here on the FSP website .
The FSP Member of the Month is Sherri Flax, MD, the Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Outreach, Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Flax first became involved with the FSP when her UF colleagues invited her to an FSP conference. After attending, she realized that being involved in the FSP is a great way to support the pathology profession, as well as meet some phenomenal pathologists. To read Dr. Flax’s full member profile visit the FSP website here.
Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the very difficult but necessary decision to cancel the FSP Summer Conference. The health and safety of our attendees, faculty members, staff, and supporters are our highest priority and we realize this is the best decision to keep everyone safe and happy. While we are disappointed that we will not be able to deliver the exceptional educational agenda we had hoped to deliver this summer, we are happy to announce that all faculty will be able to join us next year for the 2021 Summer Pathology Conference which will take place on July 17-18, 2021 at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. In the meantime, please mark your calendars for the FSP 2021 Annual Meeting taking place on February 12-14, 2021 at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club. Registration will be available soon on the FSP website. We hope to see you there! READ MORE