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.

 

SATURDAY JULY 7 – MORNING WORKSHOP

0830-0915

Approach to a Medical Autopsy

0915-1000

Lloyd A. Kennedy PA Award Winner

1000-1030

Refreshment Break

1030-1115

Specimen Photography and the Basics of Digital Imaging Editing

1115-1200

8th Edition of Lung Cancer TNM

1200-1400

Lunch

SATURDAY JULY 7 – AFTERNOON WORKSHOP

1400-1530

Grossing Case Studies Discussion #1

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. Pictures of gross specimens and digital slides uploaded to the PathPresenter platform will be utilized.

1530-1600

Refreshment Break

1600-1730

Grossing Case Studies Discussion #2

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. Pictures of gross specimens and digital slides uploaded to the PathPresenter platform will be utilized.