Calling all residents, fellows, trainees and students — Submit your digital poster for inclusion in the Digital Poster Competition at the FSP 44th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference taking place on February 16-18, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Residents, fellows, trainees and students who are resident members of the FSP and enrolled in a full time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology in the state of Florida are welcome to participate in the Digital Poster Competition.
The CAP Fall 2017 HOD Meeting took place on Saturday October 7 in National Harbor, MD. The meeting was well attended by approximately 200 CAP HOD members and 13 delegates from Florida, many of which are FSP's very own Board Members. The agenda included state of the HOD report, 2017 CAP Meritorious Service Awards, CAP Foundation awards, HOD strategic update, advocacy update, state society support, delegate chairs issue Q &A, CAP President & CEO panel, HOD liaisons to councils and action group updates, qualified clinical data registry & alternative payment model, and evidence based guidelines. The HOD members had the opportunity to interact with CAP leadership, fellow HOD members, resident forum members and CAP staff. The day ended with a CAP business meeting, the new CAP President inauguration and celebration.
Previous conference attendees rave that FSP provides the pathology educational events of the year. FSP member, Dr. John Accola from Winter Garden says "the FSP conference is an excellent meeting, not only to gain knowledge, but also to reconnect with colleagues, meet new people, and socialize." FSP President-Elect Dr. Morton Levitt from Boca Raton says "the FSP educational meetings are the best venues to network, learn about important legislative and regulatory issues affecting our practices, and update our knowledge of common, high-yield pathology topics germane to our practices."
The Florida Society of Pathologists (FSP) will hold a fellowship fair and resident forum showcasing the various fellowship programs in Florida and the southeast area. The resident forum and fair will take place on Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 4:00-5:15 pm. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the fellowship programs available to pathology residents and fellows in addition to hearing from FSP thought leaders on why choosing pathology as a career choice is the right decision. If you are a fellow or resident and interested in attending you can RSVP on the online meeting registration page here. If you are a fellowship program and interested in showcasing your program visit the FSP website for more information and email email@example.com to register your program today!
Register now for the Florida Society of Pathologists 44th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference, taking place on February 16-18, 2018 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort. View the final agenda online and make plans to attend to hear from our distinguished pathology experts. Presentations will include practical cases and updates in soft tissue pathology, head and neck pathology and GYN pathology given by experts in the field Drs. John Goldblum, Lester D.R. Thompson and Marisa Nucci. Dr. Raouf Nakhleh will read slides on challenging cases in liver and GI pathology. Register now to secure the early bird registration rate!
The Florida Society of Pathologists invites the submission of posters for the Resident Digital Poster Competition at the 44th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference, February 16-18, 2018 at the Disney's Grand Floridian Resort. Residents, fellows, trainees and students who are resident members of the FSP and enrolled in a full time approved training program in pathology or sub-specialty of pathology in the state of Florida are welcome to participate. Posters will be displayed in the digital poster hall during the conference for all attendees to view. More information, including guidelines and instructions will be available soon. Check the website and make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn to stay up to date.
The 2017 CAP Board of Governors Election is underway. The election opened on August 8 and will close on September 7. The election will be conducted via electronic ballot. The CAP will send Fellows in good standing an email with instructions. Fellows who do not have an email address on file will receive a letter through mail.
Get to know the CAP Board of Governors candidates on the CAP website here, keep an eye out for the electronic ballot and make an educated vote.
Election results will be posted on the CAP website by September 13.
It's never too early to make your 2018 educational conference plans! Save the date for the two FSP Conferences in 2018. The 44th Annual Anatomic Pathology Conference will be held Feb. 16-18, 2018 at the Grand Floridian Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Registration is available online here and the hotel is accepting reservations. Be sure to mention the FSP room block to receive the discounted room rate of $302/night. Confirmed faculty include John R. Goldblum, MD, Lester D.R. Thompson, MD, Marissa Nucci, MD and Raouf E. Nakhleh, MD. Junior faculty members include Andre Pinto, MD, Juan Carlos Hernandez-Prera, MD and Dianne Torrence, MD.
The FSP 2017 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference was held on July 15-16 in Palm Beach at the Breakers Hotel. Approximately 100 attendees came to learn from the highly regarded FSP faculty members Drs. David Grignon, Esther Oliva, Pablo Bejarano and Shahla Masood. Attendees were also able to hear from junior faculty members Drs. Ashwini Esnakula, Farah Khalil and Oleksandr Kryvenko during the Interactive Microscopy course that featured digitized slides on GYN, lung and prostate pathology. There was also plenty of time to network with over 25 exhibiting companies in the Exhibit Hall during refreshment breaks and a Welcome Reception on Saturday evening. For those that couldn't join us we hope you can plan to attend a future FSP meeting in 2018: the 44th Annual Anatomical Conference will take place on February 16-18 at the Grand Floridian Hotel in Orlando and the 2018 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference will take place on July 21-22 at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach.