From Aug. 15: The last decade has seen a complete transformation of the diagnostic and treatment landscape in the management of non–small cell lung cancer. Following the initial discovery of recurrent epidermal growth factor receptor mutations and then anaplastic lymphoma kinase translocations marking key subsets of NSCLCs highly responsive to targeted therapy, up-front reflex molecular testing has become requisite, impacting the workflow of pathology departments around the world in major ways and calling for careful tissue stewardship and close attention to proper triaging/processing/turnaround times.
The early-bird rate for the FSP’s 45th Annual Pathology Conference ends this weekend on Saturday, Dec. 22. Treat yourself this holiday season to the gift of education and make plans now to attend the conference! Attend the entire conference and earn up to 12 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and approximately nine hours of SAM credit after successful completion of the post-test. Register now to ensure you get the best rate possible!
Do you have a unique research project you'd like to showcase? Submit your poster by Jan. 28 for a chance to present your science at the 2019 Annual Pathology Conference Poster Hall in Orlando at Walt Disney World's Contemporary Resort Feb. 22-24. This year, ALL pathologists are invited to submit a poster. And back by popular demand, residents, fellows and medical students who are enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology are invited to submit and be eligible to participate in the FSP Poster Competition. Posters will be displayed in the digital poster hall during the conference for all attendees to view on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb.23. Submitted posters will be judged by other experts in the field. To learn more about poster guidelines and to submit your poster today visit the website here.
Make your plans now to attend the FSP’s 45th Annual Pathology Conference: Updates and Practical Approaches in Pathology taking place on Feb. 22-24, 2019 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort located just footsteps away from the main entrance gate of the Magic Kingdom. FSP meeting attendees receive a discounted room rate of $310/night. In addition, FSP meeting attendees receive exclusive discounts to all Disney World theme parks! Book your hotel room and discounted park tickets now through the exclusive site for FSP attendees at www.mydisneygroup.com/fsp2019. Join us in February, and don't miss your opportunity to spend a few extra days creating magical memories with family and friends!
There is still time to take advantage of the early-bird discount for the FSP's 45th Annual Pathology Conference: Updates and Practical Approaches in Pathology taking place on Feb. 22-24, 2019. The conference will be held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida, allowing attendees the opportunity to bring their families along for the weekend to enjoy the hotel and theme parks. The conference will feature a wide spectrum of advanced, yet practical pathology topics in the areas of urology, soft tissue tumors, dermatopathology, hematopathology and digital pathology. We guarantee you will learn more than you ever have before! Register online now before the early-bird deadline on Dec. 22 and save $50 on the registration fee.
The Florida Society of Pathologists strives to offer its members valuable membership benefits that not only enhance their professional careers but enhance their personal lives as well. We are our pleased to announce that FSP members now have a special opportunity to purchase AARP membership at a 15 percent discount! AARP membership is designed to help you live life to the fullest. Membership in AARP allows access to exclusive discounts on healthcare products, automobile insurance, homeowner’s insurance and other services from AARP. In addition, AARP members can access discounts on travel, dining, entertainment, phone plans and much more. To learn more and take advantage of the special discount for FSP members, please visit the AARP membership website here. To learn more about all of the many benefits FSP membership provides visit the FSP website.
Submit your digital poster for inclusion in FSP’s Digital Poster Competition at the FSP’s 45th Annual Pathology Conference taking place on Feb. 22-24, 2019 in Orlando, Florida at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. All residents, fellows, trainees and students who are enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology are welcome to participate in the Digital Poster Competition. Posters will be displayed in the digital poster hall during the conference for all attendees to view on Friday, Feb. 22 and Saturday, Feb.23. Submitted posters will be judged by other experts in the field. Aside from being an opportunity to showcase your research, winners will be announced, and cash prizes will be awarded to the top three presenters on Saturday, Feb. 22. Learn more about the Poster Guidelines here.
The FSP is excited to announce a new monthly membership spotlight allowing all FSP members the opportunity to get to know their fellow members and colleagues on a more personal level! Every month, the FSP will highlight a different FSP member who is doing exciting things in the field of pathology. Read the first edition of our FSP Member Spotlight here and get to know Dr. Marilyn Bui from Tampa, Florida. Are you interested in being featured in the next member spotlight or are you interested in recommending one of your colleagues? Please email the FSP office for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Florida Society of Pathologists Poster Review Committee invites the submission of abstracts for display in the FSP Poster Hall at the 2019 FSP Annual Pathology Conference taking place on Feb. 22-24 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida. 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. New this year, all pathologists are invited to submit abstracts for display in the Poster Hall. Back by popular demand, residents, fellows and medical students who are enrolled in a full-time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology are invited to submit and are eligible to participate in the FSP Poster Competition for a chance to win prizes. More information, including guidelines, instructions and deadline to submit abstracts will be available soon. Please check the website soon and make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to stay up to date.
Voting for the 2018 CAP Board of Governors Election is currently underway and is being conducted via electronic ballot. If you are a Fellow of CAP in good standing, you should have received an email from the CAP with instructions on how to vote. FSP strongly encourages all members of FSP that are good standing members of CAP to participate in the election. Voting is open and will close on Sept. 20. To view the candidates, please visit the CAP website here.