Pathology At The Speed Of Thought

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Interactive Microscopy with Authors of the Fascicles

Interactive Microscopy with Authors of the Fascicles

October 23 - 26, 2019

Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 26.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 26.5 SAM Credit Hours
USCAP Member $1,399, Non-Member $1,899, Pathologist-in-Training $1,199
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Jason L. Hornick

Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Course Director

Dr. Jason Hornick received a B.A. from Amherst College (Amherst, MA) and an M.D./Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA). He trained as a resident in Anatomic Pathology and pursued subspecialty fellowships in soft tissue pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA), where he is now the Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry. He is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a consultant at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Dr. Hornick is Chair of the USCAP (United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology) Education Committee, past Chair of the USCAP Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee, and past Chair of the Immunohistochemistry Committee for the CAP (College of American Pathologists). He was a member of the consensus and editorial working group for the 4th edition of the WHO (World Health Organization) Classification of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone and currently serves as an expert member of the editorial board for the 5th edition. Dr. Hornick has also contributed to the WHO Classifications of Tumors of the Digestive System, Skin Tumors, Tumors of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs, and Tumors of the Breast. He was a member of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Expert Panel for the AJCC (American Joint Committee on Cancer) and a member of the Sarcoma Analysis Working Group for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). He also serves on the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Anatomic Pathology for the American Board of Pathology.

Dr. Hornick serves on 12 editorial boards, including Modern Pathology and the American Journal of Surgical Pathology. He is a Regional Editor for Histopathology, an Associate Editor for Advances in Anatomic Pathology, the Consulting Editor for Surgical Pathology Clinics, and on the Executive Advisory Board of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Hornick is the Associate Editor for the American Registry of Pathology (formerly AFIP) Atlases. Dr. Hornick has published around 400 original papers, review articles, and book chapters and edited the textbook Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach, the 2nd edition of which was recently published. He is an Associate Editor for Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology.

Dr. Hornick received the 2012 Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize and the 2014 Jack Yardley Investigator Award from the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society.  He teaches courses on the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors, gastrointestinal pathology, and diagnostic immunohistochemistry.

Elizabeth A. Montgomery

Elizabeth A. Montgomery, MD
Johns Hopkins University

Course Director

Dr. Montgomery is a Professor of Pathology, Oncology, and Orthopedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and Division Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology.  She is an author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books concerning both gastrointestinal and soft tissue pathology and has trained numerous fellows in these disciplines. She is a highly sought speaker worldwide in both English and Spanish. Lastly, she is the Editor-in-Chief for the next generation of American Registry of Pathology/ARP (formerly the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology/AFIP) publications.

G. Pétur Nielsen

G. Pétur Nielsen, MD
Harvard Medical School

Dr. G. Petur Nielsen was born in Iceland and earned his medical degree from the University of Iceland.  He completed his residency training in anatomic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital followed by a fellowship training in surgical pathology and bone and soft tissue pathology at the same institution.  He is currently a Pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.  He is the director of bone and soft tissue pathology, electron microscopy and the media lab at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He has published over 150 articles, several book chapters and is the co-author of a textbook on bone pathology.  He has given short courses at the USCAP, lectured throughout the US and the world.  He has received teaching awards and was recently awarded a Doctoris Honoris Causa at the Universitatea de Medicina si Famacie, Victor Babes in Romania for his contribution and teaching in Timisoara, Romania.  His research, teaching and clinical activities focuses on bone and soft tissue pathology and electron microscopy.

Esther Oliva

Esther Oliva, MD
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Oliva is a Pathologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School in Boston. Her work is mainly focused on neoplastic diseases involving the female genital tract (with a particular interest in mesenchymal tumors) and the genitourinary tract.  Dr. Oliva has been a regular invited speaker at all major national and international pathology meetings and serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Modern Pathology, Human Pathology, International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology, and Pathology (Australia). She was a member of the USCAP executive committee and currently serves in several committees. She is currently the President Elect of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists. She is a member of the standing committee of the 5 series of the WHO pathology books. Dr Oliva is co-editor of the textbook "Diagnostic Pathology Gynecologic" from Amirsys, co-editor of the first edition of the textbook "Gynecologic Pathology" (Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series), and editor of the monograph "Current Concepts in Gynecologic Pathology: Mesenchymal Tumors of the Female Genital Tract" (part of Surgical Pathology Clinics). She co-directed the USCAP Long course in 2015 on Uterine pathology and has participated in 5 USCAP short courses (one still ongoing).

Dennis P. O’Malley

Dennis P. O’Malley, MD

Dr.  O'Malley, M.D., is a nationally recognized expert in the field of diagnostic pathology. His areas of special expertise include the evaluation and diagnosis of leukemias, lymphomas, and other diseases of blood, bone marrow and lymph nodes. He has written several books, book chapters and articles in the areas of diagnostic pathology including molecular and genetic testing for cancer. He currently works as pathologist in the role of an independent contractor for Neogenomics, one of the largest oncology reference laboratories in the United States, and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center/University of Texas. Dr. O'Malley teaches at medical schools and residencies (including M.D. Anderson, UCLA, USC, and Yale), state, national and international pathology societies. He recently co-authored the AFIP fascicle, Tumors of the Lymph Nodes and Spleen.

Michael Torbenson

Michael Torbenson, MD
Mayo Clinic

Dr. Torbenson is a Professor of Pathology at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota where he specializes in GI and liver Pathology. He has authored over 200 papers, numerous book chapters, and four recent books on liver pathology, including a book on liver biopsy interpretation, a book on general liver pathology interpretation, and two books on liver tumors. Dr. Torbenson grew up in Minnesota, but trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for both residency and for a fellowship in liver and transplant pathology, followed by a GI pathology fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He stayed on as faculty at Johns Hopkins until 2013, when he returned to Minnesota and joined Mayo Clinic Rochester.