2019 Summer Meeting


Save the date for the Florida Society of Pathologists Summer Pathology Conference taking place on July 12-14 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

The conference will feature innovative topics in pathology and interesting case presentations related to topics featured throughout the conference.

In addition to the educational offerings, attendees will have an opportunity to connect with colleagues and interact with industry leaders in the field of pathology during exhibit hall social functions.

Make plans to arrive on Friday July 12 in the afternoon to check in early and enjoy the hotel at your leisure before the conference kicks off on Saturday July 13

Register for the 2019 FSP Summer Conference

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Before 06/01/2019 After 06/01/2019 Onsite
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Special Events Tickets

Guest Reception Tickets $75 each
One welcome reception ticket is provided with each registration. Additional spouse/guest tickets available for purchase.

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Printed syllabus
A printed syllabus can be purchased for an additional cost at the time of registration. A printed syllabus is not provided unless purchased at the time of registration. A digital syllabus will be provided to all attendees who are registered at no additional cost.



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Abstract Poster Submission #1
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Choose one of the following Topics


Richard R. Gammon, MD
Medical Director
OneBlood, Inc.
Assistant Professor of Pathology,
University of Central Florida, College of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
Nova Southeastern University, College of Allopathic Medicine
Orlando, Florida
Topic: Blood Banking


Dina R. Mody, MD
Medical Director, Cytopathology
Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine
The Ibrahim Ramzy chair in Pathology
Houston Methodist Hospital
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill College Medicine
Houston, Texas
Topic: Cytology in conjunction with surgical pathology


Mehrdad Nadji, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Pathology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Topic: IHC and Molecular Biomarkers


Rish K. Pai, MD, PhD
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona
Topic: Gastrointestinal Pathology and Medical Liver



Saturday, July 13, 2019

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Morton Levitt, MD
8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Gastric Neoplasia: Subtypes, Staging, and Ancillary Testing
Rish K. Pai, MD, PhD
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Biopsy Interpretation of Liver Tumors
Rish K. Pai, MD, PhD
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Cytology in Pap Smear: Classification and Diagnostic Pitfalls
Dina R. Mody, MD
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Milan System for Salivary Gland
Dina R. Mody, MD
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
FSP Business Meeting
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Value and Limitations of Genomically Derived Antibodies in Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry
Mehrdad Nadji, MD
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Expert Read Slides: Usual and Unusual Forms of Colitis
Rish K. Pai, MD, PhD
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Expert Read Slides
Dina R. Mody, MD
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Sunday, July 14, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Platelets to Transfuse or Not?
Richard R. Gammon, MD
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Effective Methods of Utilization Review
Richard R. Gammon, MD
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Basics of Molecular Diagnostics for the Everyday Practicing Pathologist
Artur E. De Rangel Filho, MD
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Morton Levitt, MD
*Agenda subject to change


Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Phone: 954-465-2300
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The Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale is a premier beachfront location offering guests remarkable amenities including an infinity pool overlooking the ocean; direct access to the beach with towel and chair service, a luxurious 8,500 square foot spa, and state of the art room accommodations all equipped with balconies to admire the views of Fort Lauderdale. From discovering the boutiques of Las Olas Boulevard to exploring the canals of the Florida Intracoastal Waterway, Fort Lauderdale is a destination that will surprise and delight travelers.

The FSP has a special discounted room rate of $199/night plus a $20/night resort fee.  The group rate is available until June 17, 2019 or until the room block is filledWe recommend that you make your reservation early, the room block will sell out.


The following amenities and services are  included in the resort fee:

  • Two beach chairs, one beach umbrella, per day
  • Two bottles of Ritz-Carlton water, per day at the beach or pool
  • Two signature resort cocktails, per day at Burlock Coast
  • One-hour fitness class, per day
  • Enhanced high speed, in-room guest internet, wired or wireless
  • Two, four-hour bike rentals
  • One water taxi pass, per day


Important Information:
Registration will open on Friday, July 12 from 3:00–6:00 PM. Breakfast will be provided on Saturday, July 13 in the exhibit hall at 7:00 AM, and the first session will begin at 8:00 AM. Book your hotel for Friday, July 12 to take full advantage of the FSP Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference.


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