A day of interactive workshops geared towards Pathologists’ Assistants and Residents that focuses on critical skills in Pathology. The morning will consist of multiple short interactive lectures/workshops. In the afternoon the group will work through grossing case studies. These case studies will be led by teams of Pathologists’ Assistants and Residents and will discuss approaches to gross challenging cases and correlate with the microscopic sections. Pathologists’ Assistants, Residents and Pathologists who wish to attend the Essential Pathology Skills Workshop may choose the morning session, afternoon session or both.

 

Register for this program in the Pre-conference Workshop section of the registration form. The fee to attend is related to your registration category – see the registration page for more information.

 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Develop an approach to a medical autopsy.
  • Explain the principles of specimen photography and digital imaging editing.
  • Apply principles of competency based education to pathology training.
  • Correlate the gross, microscopic and radiologic findings of lung cancer using the 8th Edition of Lung Cancer TNM.
  • Discuss and develop an approach to challenging gross cases.

 

SATURDAY JULY 7 – MORNING WORKSHOP

0830-0915

Approach to a Medical Autopsy

Amy Bromley, University of Calgary

0915-1000

Lloyd A. Kennedy PA Award Winner

Specimen Photography and the Basics of Digital Imaging Editing

Alain Tremblay, Eastern Ontario Regional Lab Association

1000-1030

Refreshment Break

1030-1115

Creating a Competency Based Training Program: A Personal Experience

Bill Gorday, University of Calgary, Calgary Laboratory Services

1115-1200

8th Edition of Lung Cancer TNM

Christian Couture, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Quebec

Patrice Desmeules, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec-Université Laval

Philippe Joubert, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval

1200-1400

Lunch

 

SATURDAY JULY 7 – AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

Grossing Case Studies Discussion

The Grossing Case Studies will break the group into smaller groups that will discuss approaches to difficult cases. Each group will be composed of a mixture of residents/PAs. Both aspects of grossing and correlation with microscopic sections will be included in these sessions.

1400-1530

Grossing Case Studies Discussion #1

Case#

Case Title/Presenter

1400-
1415

1415-
1430

1430-
1445

1445-
1500

1500-
1515

1515-
1530

1

Squamous cell carcinoma of the Esophagus
Martin Grealish, University Health Network

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

2

Post-radiation gastro-esophageal resection
Christine Orr & Lina Chen, Queen’s University

Group F

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

3

Right Extended Hemicolectomy Resection
Amanda Chan, University Health Network & Stephanie Reid, Mount Sinai Hospital

Group E

Group F

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

4

Grossing Post Neoadjuvant Therapy (NAT) Breast Specimens
Steffi Regpala, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group A

Group B

Group C

5

The Case of the Multiple Tumours
Ipshita Kak, Mt. Sinai Hospital

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group A

Group B

6

Lobectomy with Interstitial Lung Disease and Adenocarcinoma
Matt Cecchini, London Health Sciences Centre

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group A

1530-1600

Refreshment Break

1600-1730

Grossing Case Studies Discussion #2

Case#

Case Title/Presenter

1600-
1615

1615-
1630

1630-
1645

1645-
1700

1700-
1715

1715-
1730

7

Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
Joy Adekanmbi & Fatema Dhalla Adekanmbi, University of Alberta

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

8

Vulvar Melanoma: Interesting Case Points and Practical Tips
Emmanuelle Chung & Allison Osmond, University Health Network

Group F

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

9

Testicular Neoplasm
Karine Métellus, Laval Hospital

Group E

Group F

Group A

Group B

Group C

Group D

10

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP)
Susan Cromwell, St. Joseph’s Health Centre

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group A

Group B

Group C

11

Grossing Distal Gastrectomy with an Ulcer
Thomas Shi, London Health Sciences Centre

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group A

Group B

12

Grossing Post-Neoadjuvant Therapy (NAT) Rectal Cancer Specimens
Stephanie Sharpley & Matt Cecchini, London Health Sciences Centre

Group B

Group C

Group D

Group E

Group F

Group A