Pathology At The Speed Of Thought

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Traps And Pitfalls To Avoid In Urologic Pathology

Traps And Pitfalls To Avoid In Urologic Pathology

September 24 - 26, 2019

Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 15 SAM Credit Hours
USCAP Member $649, Non-Member $899, Pathologist-in-Training $539
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Adeboye O. Osunkoya

Adeboye O. Osunkoya, MD
Emory University

Course Director

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).

Lakshmi Priya Kunju

Lakshmi Priya Kunju, MD
University of Michigan

Dr. Kunju is Professor of Pathology, Director of Surgical Pathology and Urologic Pathology, and Medical Director of the Molecular Testing Laboratory of Michigan Center of Translational Pathology (MCTP) at the University of Michigan.  She received her medical degree from the Seth G.S. Medical College & King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Bombay, India in 1996.  Her research interests are genitourinary neoplasms including morphologic and molecular underpinnings of prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular cancers, and breast cancers with emphasis on morphology and molecular markers that predict breast cancer development.  She holds numerous grants, has lectured widely, has accrued over 100 peer-reviewed publications, contributed three book chapters and is involved in more than 120 abstracts.  She serves on the Education Committee of USCAP. 

Steven S. Shen

Steven S. Shen, MD, PhD
Houston Methodist; Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

Dr. Steven Shen received his Medical Degree from Tongji Medical University in China and PhD from the University of Texas Houston Medical School. He completed his residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Pennsylvania State University/Hershey Medical Center followed by surgical (oncologic) pathology fellowship training at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Shen is currently the associate director of surgical pathology and director of immunohistochemistry at the Houston Methodist Hospital and is a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Shen practices general surgical pathology with strong emphasis on genitourinary pathology. He has published more than 130 articles primarily in the area of genitourinary pathology. He was co-editor of three textbooks and author of several chapters on genitourinary pathology.  Dr. Shen serves as a section editor of Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine and ad hoc reviewer of 10 pathology and urology journals. He is an active member of International Society of Urologic Pathology (ISUP) and currently serves as one of the council members (treasurer). Dr. Shen has been teaching urologic pathology for trainees in pathology and urology over the last 16 years, recognized as a consultant and invited speaker on urologic pathology nationally and internationally.    

Kiril Trpkov

Kiril Trpkov, MD
University of Calgary

Dr. Kiril Trpkov is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is a Genitourinary Pathology Group Leader at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary and a consultant for the Southern Alberta Institute of Urology and Tom Baker Cancer Center in Calgary, Canada. He obtained his MD degree, his graduate and postgraduate training in Anatomic Pathology at the University Kiril and Metodi, School of Medicine, Skopje, Macedonia (former Yugoslavia) and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Anatomical Pathology) and he is certified by the American Board of Pathology.

Dr. Trpkov has established the Anatomical Pathology Laboratory at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta as one of the largest centralized uropathology centers in Canada and North America. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles, numerous book chapters and other scholarly contributions. Dr. Trpkov has been invited to give lectures, courses and slide seminars in uropathology on all continents. He was a convener of the GU pathology program for the IAP 2014 Congress in Bangkok, Thailand and the IAP 2018 Congress in Amman, Jordan. He was also a working group member for the ISUP consensus conferences on kidney tumors and best practices in immunohistochemistry. Dr. Trpkov has been actively involved with USCAP in various roles and was a member of the Education committee from 2012-2016. He was a Course Director of the 2017 USCAP Interactive Microscopy Course “Diagnostic Challenges in Urologic Pathology - the Usual Suspects and the New Kids on the Block”. He is a USCAP Ambassador and a member of the Stout Award Subcommittee. He is also involved with several national and international expert panels and committees that establish guidelines in uropathology and prostate cancer. He was one of the founding members of the new Genitourinary Pathology Society (GUPS) established in 2018.