2018 Summer Meeting


We invite you to Save the Date for the FSP 2018 Summer Conference taking place at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida on July 21-22. Registration will open on Friday, July 20 and the first session begins at 8:00 am on Saturday, July 21 so we encourage you to book your hotel room from July 20-22 to enjoy the full conference. 

Register for the 2018 FSP Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference

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Until 5/15/2018 After 5/15/2018 Onsite
Society Member
Medical Student//Resident/Fellow
Military (Active Duty)
Pathology Assistant

Fellowship Fair and Resident Forum

I will attend the Fellowship Fair and Resident Forum on Saturday evening.

Guest Tickets

Until 5/15/2018 After 5/15/2018 Quantity
Guest Pass - Reception $50 each $75 each
One welcome reception ticket is provided with each registration. Additional spouse/guest tickets available for purchase.



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Cancellation Policy:
A written notice of cancellation must be received by June 21, 2018 to receive a refund. Cancellations received prior to this date will be honored minus a $100 administration fee. Refunds will not be honored after June 21, 2018. Telephone cancellations cannot be accepted. Cancellation refunds will be processed within 30 days after the conclusion of the Conference.

By registering for the Florida Society of Pathologists 2018 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference, attendee understands and agrees that attendee’s name, city, and state may be shared with other attendees and exhibitors.. By allowing an exhibitor to scan the conference badge, attendee understands, agrees and consents to the sharing of attendee's contact information with the company that scanned the conference badge.

By registering for this Conference, I also give FSP the right to publish all photos, videos, etc. taken at this Conference.


David M. Andrews, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

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Laura C. Collins, MD

Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology

Director of Breast Pathology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Professor of Pathology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

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Laura W. Lamps, MD

Professor, Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology

Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology

Chief Patient Safety Officer

Anatomic Pathology

University of Michigan Health System

Ann Arbor, MI

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Hadi Yaziji, MD

Medical Director & CEO

Vitro Molecular Laboratories

Miami, FL


Stacy G. Beal, MD

Associate Medical Director, Microbiology and Core Laboratories

Assistant Professor

UF Health

Gainesvile, FL


Monica T. Garcia-Buitrago, MD

Professor of Clinical Pathology

University of Miami

Miami, FL


Ozlen Saglam, MD

Associate Member, Gynecologic Oncology

Moffitt Cancer Center

Associate Professor of Pathology

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL




Friday, July 20, 2018

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Early Registration

Saturday, July 21, 2018

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Registration Open
7:00 AM – 7:30 PM
Exhibit Hall Open
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Antonio E. Martinez, MD
8:15 AM – 9:15 AM
ADH Vs. Low Grade DCIS: Diagnostic Pearls
Laura C. Collins, MD
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Lobular Carcinoma of the Breast: Types & Management Implications
Laura C. Collins, MD
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Recently Described New Entities in Breast Pathology
Laura C. Collins, MD
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Unusual or Interesting Case Presentation: Breast Pathology
Ozlen Saglam, MD
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
FSP Business Meeting
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Barrett’s Esophagus and Barrett’s-Related Dysplasia: Challenges & Controversies
Laura W. Lamps, MD
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM
A Practical Approach to Small Bowel Biopsies
Laura W. Lamps, MD
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
Biopsy Evaluation of Non-Neoplastic Diseases of the Large Intestine: An Algorithmic Approach
Laura W. Lamps, MD
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Unusual or Interesting Case Presentation: Gastrointestinal Pathology
Monica T. Garcia-Buitrago, MD
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Expert Read Slides in Breast Pathology: HER2 IHC, HER2 FISH Equivocal Cases
Hadi Yaziji, MD
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Sunday, July 22, 2018

7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration Open
7:45 AM – 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
Clinical Coagulation & Platelet Function Testing: From Point of Care to Whole Blood Visco-Elastography to Core Lab Systems
David M. Andrews, MD
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Why Test? Blood Utilization? Perioperative Decisions? Anticoagulant/Platelet Therapy? Inherited Disease Risk/Prognosis?
David M. Andrews, MD
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Illustrative Case Scenarios and Examples of System-Wide Decision-Making Challenges
David M. Andrews, MD
12:00 – 12:15 PM
Unusual or Interesting Case Presentation: Clinical Pathology
Stacy G. Beal, MD
12:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Antonio E. Martinez, MD


Breakers     Breakers Hotel Room


The Breakers
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
1-888-BREAKER (273-2537)

A spectacular destination on Florida's Atlantic coast, The Breakers in Palm Beach has something for everyone. With an array of amenities to choose from, you will find activities and services for all ages. Rejuvenate at the Italian-inspired spa or Mediterranean-style Beach Club featuring four pools, a private beach, luxury poolside bungalows, and a spectacular 6,000-square-foot indoor-outdoor Ocean Fitness center. Enjoy two championship golf courses, ten tennis courts, eleven on-site shopping boutiques, a family entertainment center, and more.

To make your reservations, please call 1-888-BREAKER (273-2537) and ask for the FSP room rate that starts at $239/night or click here to book online. The special group rate is available until June 19, 2018 or until the room block is filled.

We recommend that you make your reservation early. Please note, registration is open on Friday, July 20 from 3:00–6:00 PM. Breakfast will be provided on Saturday, July 21 in the exhibit hall at 7:00 AM, and the first session will begin at 8:00 AM. Book your hotel for Friday, July 20 to take full advantage of the FSP Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference.




We invite you to participate as a sponsor and exhibitor at the Florida Society of Pathologists 2018 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference on July 21 - 22, 2018 in Palm Beach, FL. Interact and showcase your products and services to 150 pathologists from Florida and the surrounding states.


Sign up to Exhibit View the Exhibitor Prospectus


Exhibit Hall Hours

Friday, July 20, 2018

Exhibitors Set Up: 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Saturday, July 21, 2018

Exhibit Hall Open: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm


Sunday, July 22, 2018

Exhibit Hall Open: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Exhibitors Move Out: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm


For questions contact Vivian Grifantini at 904-309-6212 or by email at vgrifantini@flpath.org