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

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

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. See below for list of cases and presenters.

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. See below for list of cases and presenters.

 

 

 

Grossing Case Studies

  • Post-Neoadjuvant Rectal Cancer
    PA: Stefanie Sharpley
    Resident: Matt Cecchini, London Health Sciences Centre
     
  • Post-radiation Gastro-esophageal Resection
    PA:
    Residents: Lina Chen, Christine Orr
     
  • Grossing Distal Gastrectomy with an Ulcer
    PA:
    Resident: Thomas Shi
     
  • Lobectomy with Interstitial Lung Disease and Adenocarcinoma
    PA:
    Resident: Matt Cecchini, London Health Sciences Centre
     
  • Topic TBA
    PA:
    Resident: Joy (Idowu) Adekanmbi
     
  • Lung Cancer and Interstitial Lung Disease
    PA:
    Resident: Matt Cecchini, London Health Sciences Centre
     
  • SCC of the Esophagus
    PA: Martin Grealish, University Health Network
    Resident:
     
  • Right Extended Hemicolectomy Resection
    PA: Amanda Chan, University Health Network
    Resident: Stephanie Reid, Mount Sinai Hospital
     
  • Vulvar Melanoma: Interesting Case Points and Practical Tips
    PA: Emmanuelle Chung, University Health Network
    Resident: Allison Osmond, University Health Network
     
  • Testicular Neoplasm
    PA: Karine Métellus, Laval Hospital
    Resident:
     
  • DFSP
    PA: Susan Cromwell, St. Joseph’s Health Centre
    Resident:
     
  • Grossing Post Neoadjuvant Therapy (NAT) Breast Specimens
    PA: Steffi Regpala, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
    Resident: