FSP Summer Meeting 2021


Join us for an exciting and informative Summer Pathology Conference taking place on July 17-18, 2021 at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Palm Beach. Hear interesting cases and learn new diagnostic strategies in breast pathology, genitourinary pathology and obstetric and gynecologic pathology to make an impact in your practice or organization.  

NEW IN 2021 attendees will be able to take part in an interactive roundtable discussion led by senior pathologists on medical malpractice. Attendees will hear how to respond to diagnostic errors and how to deal with the impact and stress of a malpractice situation. 

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.


2021 FSP Summer Conference

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$50 each
One welcome reception ticket is provided with each registration. Additional spouse/guest tickets available for purchase.

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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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Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD

Professor and Chair 

University of Mississippi Medical Center 

Jackson, Mississippi 

Topic: Malpractice 


Christopher P. Crum, MD

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Division of Women's and Perinatal Pathology

Department of Pathology

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts 

Topic: GYN Pathology


Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA

Professor and Chair (Interim)

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Director of Genitourinary Pathology and Cytopathology

Chief of Pathology, Jackson Memorial Hospital

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

Topic: GU Pathology


Aysegul A. Sahin, MD

Section Chief of Breast Pathology

Division of Pathology/Lab Medicine

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, Texas

Topic: Breast pathology


Stephen Vernon, MD

Emeritus Fellow, CAP

Miami, FL

At Large Member, Executive Committee

Florida Society of Pathologists

Topic: Malpractice 


Luis Villa Jr., MD

Pathologist and Clinical Oncologist

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Coral Gables, FL

Topic: Malpractice 


Jim Zhai, MD, FCAP

Professor of Lab Medicine and Pathology

Consultant Pathologist

Mayo Clinic Florida

Co-Chair, Education Committee

President-Elect, Executive Committee

Florida Society of Pathologists

Jacksonville, FL 

Topic: Malpractice 


Saturday, July 17, 2021

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM- 8:45 AM
Welcome and Introduction
8:45 AM- 9:45 AM
Breast Core Needle Biopsy Diagnosis Pitfalls and Pearls
Aysegul A. Sahin, MD
9:45 AM- 10:45 AM
Specimen Handling and Reporting of Breast Specimens After Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy
Aysegul A. Sahin, MD
10:45 AM- 11:15 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:15 AM- 12:15 PM
Review of Interesting Breast Cases: Read Slides Session
Aysegul A. Sahin, MD
12:15 PM- 12:30 PM
FSP Business Meeting
12:30 PM- 1:45 PM
1:45 PM- 2:30 PM
Minimize the Damage by Actively Responding to Serious Diagnostic Errors: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach
Jim Zhai, MD, FCAP
2:30 PM- 3:15 PM
How to Handle the Stress if You are Sued for a Mistake you Made
Tim Allen, MD, JD
3:15 PM- 3:45 PM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:45 PM- 5:00 PM
Medical Malpractice Roundtable/Q&A Session
Tim Allen, MD, JD, Stephen Vernon, MD, Luis Villa, MD, Jim Zhai, MD, FCAP
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
GU Pathology Read Slides Session
Merce Jorda, MD, PhD, MBA
6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Sunday, July 18, 2021

7:30 AM- 8:30 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors
8:30 AM- 9:30 AM
Advances in Gynecologic Pathology Relevant to Practice
Christopher Crum, MD
9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
Challenging Cases in Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology
Christopher Crum, MD
10:30 AM- 11:00 AM
Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Ten Challenging Cases in Consultative Practice: Read Slides Session
Christopher Crum, MD
12:00 PM- 12:15 PM
Closing Remarks



An intimate ocean retreat, situated on the sweeping back drop of Florida’s gold coast and with the Atlantic as its playground, Eau Palm Beach invokes the relaxed glamour of America’s first resort destination; a chance to refresh, play and rediscover time. One of only two Forbes Five-Star resorts in Palm Beach and eight in Florida, Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is where effortless living meets relaxed luxury. Situated on a private beach on seven acres of oceanfront with lush tropical gardens, guests are welcomed with champagne, breathtaking ocean views and cooling tropical breezes. Indulge in the warm Florida sunshine, sumptuous accommodations designed by Jonathan Adler, and the award-winning Eau Spa.

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa 
100 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, FL 33462

FSP Discounted Room Rate: $219/night (plus tax)

Click here or call 855-388-0537 to reserve your hotel room at the FSP Discounted Room Rate.


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Make plans to join us for the Florida Society of Pathologists’ Summer Pathology Conference on July 17-18, 2021 at Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa in Palm Beach, Florida. Connect with over 150 pathologists as you showcase your products and services.
We have added new and exciting sponsorship opportunities to allow you maximum exposure throughout the weekend. We look forward to working with you to secure your booth and confirm your participation in the conference.
For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring, please call 904-309-6220 or email exhibitor@flpath.org

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