We invite you to join us in Palm Beach, Florida for the FSP's 2018 Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference taking place on July 21-22 at the Breakers Hotel.
Conference Highlights Include:
But most of all the FSP Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference will provide pathology education at its finest from a cadre of the most prominent leaders in our field. Hear timely and practical updates on breast pathology, gastrointestinal pathology and coagulation. Interact with other attendees and faculty during a read slides session on breast pathology covering HER2 IHC, HER2 FISH Equivocal cases.
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 and beautiful oceanfront resort.
David M. Andrews, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Laura C. Collins, MD
Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology
Director of Breast Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Laura W. Lamps, MD
Professor, Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathology
Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology
Chief Patient Safety Officer
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, MI
Hadi Yaziji, MD
Medical Director & CEO
Vitro Molecular Laboratories
Stacy G. Beal, MD
Associate Medical Director, Microbiology and Core Laboratories
Monica T. Garcia-Buitrago, MD
Professor of Clinical Pathology
University of Miami
Ozlen Saglam, MD
Associate Member, Gynecologic Oncology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Pathology
University of South Florida
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
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.
PLEASE NOTE: The Breakers and the FSP room block is SOLD OUT over the weekend of the FSP Meeting. If you would like to be placed on a waitlist if rooms at the Breakers become available, please contact Kasey Cleary at email@example.com or 904-309-6253.
FSP has arranged an overflow hotel group block at the nearby Brazilian Court, 1.5 miles from the Breakers, with room rates starting at $189/night plus applicable taxes. Please call 1-800-552-0335 and ask for the Florida Society of Pathologists room block. The Brazilian Court will provide complimentary parking for FSP attendees. Attendees with FSP badges not staying at the Breakers will still have access to the pool and restaurants by showing their FSP badge.
Brazilian Court Palm Beach
301 Australian Ave.
Palm Beach, FL 33480
To ensure availability please book as soon as possible.
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.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Florida Medical Association and the Florida Society of Pathologists. The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Florida Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS
Statements of credit/participation will be awarded based on the participant’s attendance at each session and submission of the activity evaluation form. A statement of credit will be available upon completion of an online evaluation/claimed credit form at www.flpath.org/claimcme. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact the FSP at 904-309-6261. Credit must be claimed by August 1, 2018.
This activity is designed to meet the needs of practicing physicians, pathologists, and other specialists involved with anatomic pathology.
STATEMENT OF NEED
The field of anatomic pathology is constantly changing, and many of the most important advances in the field. In the setting of new technology, techniques and advancements in the field, practice gaps are inevitable. As such, pathologists require ongoing educational opportunities to stay current in order to maintain and improve their knowledge and competence in the field.
At the conclusion of this activity, all participants should be able to:
At the time of this printing, full commercial support information was not available. A final listing of all commercial support will be provided to attendees in advance of the meeting.
The planners of this activity disclosed no financial relationships relevant to the content to be presented with the exception of Qihui Jim Zhai, MD who disclosed that he received Grant/Research Support from Springer, LLW and as a member of the Speaker’s Bureau for USCAP, CAP.
|Faculty Name||Name of Commercial Interest||Nature/Type of Relationship|
|David Andrews, MD||Bayer Pharmaceuticals||Consultant|
|Stacy Beal, MD||BioFire Film Array||Grant/Research Support|
|Laura Collins, MD||None||N/A|
|Monica Garcia-Buitrago, MD||None||N/A|
|Laura Lamps, MD||None||N/A|
|Ozlen Saglam, MD||None||N/A|
|Hadi Yaziji, MD||Genetech||Speaker's Bureau|
DISCLOSURE OF THE FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
It is the policy of the Florida Medical Association (FMA) to ensure independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all approved CME content. CME faculty must present evidence-based data, clarify off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships to the audience. The ideas and opinions expressed during jointly provided events do not necessarily reflect those of the FMA, and the FMA’s approval of course content for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. does not constitute an endorsement of the ideas, positions or statements contained therein. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information provided by the joint provider is accurate and current. However, FMA does not accept responsibility for errors or omissions and accepts no liability for any resulting loss or damage. Attendees agree to participate in this CME activity with full knowledge and awareness that they waive any claim they may have against the FMA for injury or other damage that may result in any way from their participation in this activity.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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