Pathology At The Speed Of Thought

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Second Edition: Modern Surgical Pathology Through the Expert Eyes of APSS-USCAP

Second Edition: Modern Surgical Pathology Through the Expert Eyes of APSS-USCAP

October 27 - 30, 2019

Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 24 SAM Credit Hours
USCAP Member $1099, Non-Member $1499
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Marisa R. Nucci

Marisa R. Nucci, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Course Director

Dr. Nucci is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair and Director of the Division Women's and Perinatal Pathology, and Associate Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program in the Department of Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, USA. She also serves as a Consultant Pathologist for the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center where she is an Associate Member of the Gynecologic Cancer and Sarcoma Programs.

Dr. Nucci was born in Newark, NJ. She did her undergraduate training at Haverford College and medical training at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, and completed an AP residency as well as the Women’s and Perinatal Pathology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She has been on staff at the Brigham and Women's Hospital since 1996.

She is past president of the New England Society of Pathologists and serves on the editorial boards of The International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Human Pathology, and Advances in Anatomic Pathology. She is an active member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, where she served on the Education Committee (2011-2017), was Chair of the Subcommittee for Unique Live Course Offerings (2012-2017) and is a member of the Board of Directors (2016-). She is also President-elect of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society. She is the co-editor of three widely read major gynecologic pathology textbooks: Diagnostic Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology edited by Drs. Crum, Nucci and Lee; Gynecologic Pathology. A Volume in the Series Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva; and Diagnostic Pathology Gynecological edited by Drs. Nucci and Oliva.

Steven D. Billings

Steven D. Billings, MD
Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Billings completed his pathology residency at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.  Following residency, he completed a fellowship in soft tissue pathology with Dr. Sharon Weiss at Emory University and a dermatopathology fellowship with Dr. Antoinette Hood at Indiana University.  Upon completion of his post-graduate studies, he joined the faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he practiced for several years.  In 2007 he joined the faculty at the Cleveland Clinic where he serves as a Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and as co-director of the dermatopathology section.  He also staffs the soft tissue pathology service. 

His research interests are in dermatopathology and soft tissue pathology, with a special emphasis on cutaneous soft tissue tumors.  He has authored over 100 articles, numerous book chapters as well as a book on inflammatory diseases of the skin.  He is on the editorial board of several journals and a peer reviewer for many more.  He has a strong interest in education and gives numerous invited lectures and CME courses.  He inaugurated and chairs interactive microscopy for USCAP and serves on its Board of Directors.

Jeffrey F. Krane

Jeffrey F. Krane, MD, PhD
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA); June 2019

Dr. Jeffrey Krane is joining the UCLA Department of Pathology in June 2019 after 26 years at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston, MA. Since completing his training at BWH in Anatomic Pathology and Cytopathology in 1997, Dr. Krane has been a staff cytopathologist, most recently serving as Associate Director of Cytology and the Chief of Head and Neck Pathology as well as Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Krane has broad interests in neoplasia of the head and neck region. Particular areas of research interest are in salivary gland and thyroid cytopathology and HPV-associated malignancy of the head and neck region. Dr. Krane has served on the Executive Board of the American Society of Cytopathology and is currently an Associate Editor of Cancer Cytopathology. He has co-authored/contributed to several books including The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology and The Milan System for Reporting Salivary Gland Cytopathology.  Dr. Krane values a pragmatic teaching approach to solving diagnostic challenges in both cytology and surgical pathology.  In his free time, he looks forward to exploring southern California with his wife, adult children and the family Corgi while cheering on Boston’s professional sports teams from across the continent.

Laura W. Lamps

Laura W. Lamps, MD
University of Michigan

Dr. Lamps is the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Gastrointestinal Pathology and Patient Safety Officer at the University of Michigan. Dr. Lamps, originally from Auburn, Alabama, received her B.S. degree from Davidson College, followed by her M.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1992. She also completed her residency and surgical pathology fellowship training at Vanderbilt. She joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 1998, where she held the position of Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs until January of 2017. Dr. Lamps is a renowned academic pathologist and educator, and a leader in the fields of gastrointestinal, hepatic, and infectious disease pathology. She has received multiple teaching awards, including the UAMS Department of Pathology Teaching Award, the UAMS Dean’s Resident Teaching Award, and the UAMS Dean’s Educational Incentive Award. She was recognized at graduation seven times by the UAMS fourth year medical students for her contributions to education. She has been invited as a visiting professor or course faculty at over 60 institutions throughout the country and the world. She has authored numerous papers and abstracts, particularly in her primary area of interest, the study of infectious diseases of the liver and GI tract. She is the co-author or author of several major pathology textbooks including Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal System: Bacterial, Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections; Diagnostic Pathology: Normal Histology; and Diagnostic Pathology: GI Endoscopic Correlation. She has also contributed numerous book chapters to texts including Odze and Goldblum’s Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, which is regarded as the most widely used GI textbook in the world. She is also one of four editors of the recently published new edition of Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology.

Dr. Lamps has served USCAP in many capacities. She has been a member of the Vogel Award Committee, the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee, and was co-chair of the Residency Advisory Committee. She was a member of the USCAP Council (now Board) from 2009-2012, and most recently served as the chair of the Education Committee. During her tenure as chair of the Education Committee, she worked on several important initiatives including an overhaul of the evaluation system and creation of a procedure manual that documents all of the policies and procedures of the committee. She is recipient of the 2017 President’s Award and the 2019 F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Lamps lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her husband, Paul Ward, and their two rescue corgis, Henry and Alys. She is active in animal welfare efforts, and served on the board and as the past President of the Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals. She is an avid knitter, cook, and substitute yoga instructor.

Adeboye O. Osunkoya

Adeboye O. Osunkoya, MD
Emory University

Adeboye O. Osunkoya, MD is a Professor of Pathology and Urology at Emory University School of Medicine, where he directs the Urologic Pathology service and the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program. He serves in leadership roles in national and international organizations and is currently an elected member of the Board of Directors of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), Member-at-Large, Board of Trustees of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society, Chair of the Prize and Award Committee, Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists, and Director of Urologic Pathology at the USCAP Interactive Center. He previously served as Chair of the Excellence in Urological Pathology Resident/Fellow Research Award Committee of the International Society of Urological Pathology (2013-2018), Chair of the Stephen Vogel Award Committee of the USCAP (2014-2016), member of the Education Committee of the USCAP (2012-2016), USCAP Ambassador, member of the Stowell-Orbison Award Committee of the USCAP and Abstract Review Committee of the USCAP. He serves on the Editorial Board of several well-known Journals. Dr. Osunkoya has presented several lectures and conferences in the United States and abroad, including USCAP, European Congress of Pathology, International Academy of Pathology, and Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology meetings. In addition, he was the Director of the Diagnostic Challenges in Prostate Pathology USCAP Short Course (2015-2017) and Director of the Interactive Microscopy Courses on Prostate Pathology in 2015 (Boston and Saint Louis), 2016 (Seattle and Palm Springs), 2017 (San Antonio and Palm Springs), and 2018 (Palm Springs). He was an invited speaker at the 2017 USCAP Long Course and 2017 Practical Pathology Seminars. Dr. Osunkoya has been involved in several major research grants over the years, and has published over 140 manuscripts, over 20 book chapters, and has won numerous awards including the very prestigious Benjamin Castleman Award (2010) and the highly coveted Arthur Purdy Stout Prize (2015).

Stuart J. Schnitt

Stuart J. Schnitt, MD
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center;
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Schnitt is the Chief of Breast Oncologic Pathology for the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center, Associate Director of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital Breast Oncology Program, co-leader of the Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center Breast Program, Senior Pathologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized expert in breast pathology.

He did his internship and residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston followed by a fellowship in surgical pathology, also at Beth Israel Hospital. He was a faculty member in the Beth Israel Hospital/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Pathology from 1984-2017, including 11 years as Director of Anatomic Pathology and subsequently Vice Chair for Anatomic Pathology.  He has published over 350 original articles, review articles, editorials, commentaries, and book chapters, primarily in the area of breast diseases. He has authored a popular breast pathology textbook entitled “Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast”, now its third edition. The first two editions of this book were also published in Chinese. In addition, he is one of the editors of the 4th Edition of the “World Health Organization Classification of Tumours of the Breast”, published in 2012 and is serving as an editor of the upcoming 5th Edition of the “World Health Organization Classification of Tumours of the Breast”.

Dr. Schnitt is a Past President of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (2010-2011). Other notable honors include the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize (1999), the Albany Medical College Distinguished Alumnus Award (2014), the Lynn Sage Distinguished Lecturer (2014), the Maude Abbot Lecture at the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Annual Meeting (2016), the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award (2018) and United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology Harvey Goldman Master Teacher Award (2019) and the International Society of Breast Pathology’s (ISBP) Breast Cancer Research Foundation Award (2019).  He is particularly proud to have been involved in the training of 37 breast pathology fellows since 1995. He has lectured extensively around the world. His research interests and contributions to our understanding of benign breast diseases and breast cancer have been broad, having largely focused on risk factors for local recurrence in patients with invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ treated with breast conserving therapy, benign breast disease and breast cancer risk, and stromal-epithelial interactions in breast tumor progression.