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A Journey through Diagnostically Challenging Areas in Gynecologic Pathology: Updated with New Cases

A Journey through Diagnostically Challenging Areas in Gynecologic Pathology: Updated with New Cases

September 27 - 29, 2019

Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Physicians Can Earn A Maximum Of 16 SAM Credit Hours
USCAP Member $499, Non-Member $669, Pathologist-in-Training $399
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Pei Hui

Pei Hui, MD, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine

Course Director

Dr. Hui is Professor in the Department of Pathology and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. He received combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 2000, followed by Oncological Pathology Fellowship training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He joined the pathology faculty at Yale in 2001 and became full professor in 2013. Dr. Hui is a board certified surgical pathologist with clinical specialty areas including gynecologic pathology and molecular diagnostics. Currently, he is Director of Gynecologic Pathology Service, Clinical director of Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory and Director of Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Hui oversees a dynamic, high volume gynecologic pathology service at Yale. One of his long-term academic goals is to build an outstanding gynecological pathology program with emphasis on diagnostic tissue evaluation, oncological biomarker identification and clinical applications, and understanding the pathogenesis of various gynecological cancers. Dr. Hui has particular clinical expertise in the diagnostic workup of gestational trophoblastic disease. He serves on the editorial boards of International Journal of Gynecological Pathology, Human Pathology, American Journal of Clinical Pathology and Journal of Clinical Pathology. He has authored over 190 publications and written three pathology textbooks including Cytology and Surgical Pathology of Gynecologic Neoplasms, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: Diagnostic and Molecular Genetic Pathology, and Atlas of Intraoperative Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gynecologic Pathology. Dr. Hui has been a member of USCAP in the past 20 years and contributed to the educational mission of the academy in various capacities, including USCAP ambassador, abstract reviewer, plenary session chair, special course faculty and short course director. He was the recipient of the 2001 USCAP F. Stephen Vogel Award. Dr. Hui was a member of the consensus and editorial working group for the 2014 WHO Blue Book of Tumor Classifications of Female Reproductive Organs and is the responsible author for the WHO Classification of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease. Dr. Hui serves on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists (ISGyP) and is currently treasurer of the society.

Natalia Buza

Natalia Buza, MD
Yale University School of Medicine

Dr. Buza is Associate Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Gynecologic Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Buza completed her pathology residency training at Yale in 2009, followed by a fellowship in gynecologic and breast pathology at Yale. Since joining the faculty at Yale in 2010, she has been actively engaged in clinical and translational research and resident and fellow education. She currently serves as Associate Director of the Gynecologic and Breast Pathology Fellowship and Associate Director of the Pathology Residency Program at Yale.

In 2016 Dr. Buza received the Averill A. Liebow Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Pathology Residents at Yale. Dr. Buza authored over 70 publications – including several review articles and book chapters – in the field of gynecologic pathology. Recently she co-authored a comprehensive textbook entitled “Atlas of Intraoperative Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gynecologic Pathology”. Her main areas of academic interest include gestational trophoblastic disease, diagnostic and prognostic markers of endometrial carcinoma, endocervical glandular proliferations and frozen section diagnosis of gynecologic malignancies. Dr. Buza has been a member of USCAP for 12 years and contributed to its missions in various roles, including USCAP ambassador, abstract reviewer, platform session moderator and interactive course faculty at USCAP annual meetings.

Teri A. Longacre

Teri A. Longacre, MD
Stanford Medicine

Dr. Teri Longacre received a B.A. from St. John’s College, a B.S. from the University of New Mexico, and an M.D. from the University of New Mexico. She trained as a resident in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of New Mexico and pursued subspecialty fellowships in hematopathology, gastrointestinal pathology and general surgical pathology at Stanford Medicine, where she is now Director of Gynecologic Pathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology. She is a Professor of Pathology at Stanford and directs the Gynecologic Pathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship programs. Dr. Longacre is also the Director of the Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Institute Tissue Procurement Facility.

Dr. Longacre was a member of the 2013 consensus and editorial working group for the WHO Classification of Tumors of the Female Genital Tract. She is the current President of the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology and the Chair of the Endometrial Cancer Biomarker Reporting Panel for the College of American Pathologists She also serves on the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Anatomic Pathology for the American Board of Pathology

She has established a clinical research program that is focused on gynecologic and gastrointestinal pathology with an emphasis on diagnosis and screening of hereditary gynecologic and gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. She has published extensively in national and international journals, and has authored or co-authored more than 200 peer reviewed manuscripts and book chapters in gynecologic and gastrointestinal pathology. She co-authored a textbook on the Uterine Corpus and Cervix. She serves on many editorial boards, including the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Modern Pathology, and International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology. She is an Associate Editor for Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology. Dr. Longacre has extensive national and international teaching experience in gynecologic and gastrointestinal pathology and currently coordinates the Annual Dr. Richard L. Kempson Diagnostic Pathology Course for Scientific Symposiums International. She and her husband, a private practice pathologist, have three grown children, who never fail to surprise and fascinate. She also runs…a lot.

Jennifer N. Stall

Jennifer N. Stall, MD
Hospital Pathology Associates - Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN

Dr. Stall received a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame and M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed an anatomic and clinical pathology residency at the University of Michigan following which she pursued fellowship training in gynecologic pathology and served as the Robert E. Scully Fellow in Gynecologic Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She subsequently had the unique opportunity to stay for an additional year as the Fellow for the Robert E. Scully Collection, reviewing and cataloging numerous cases within the vast archives accrued by Dr. Scully. Her study of these cases enabled her to attain an experience which normally would take years. She has spoken on gynecologic pathology at five Harvard Medical School postgraduate courses. In the summer of 2016, Dr. Stall joined Hospital Pathology Associates in Minneapolis/St. Paul where she currently practices anatomic and clinical pathology and serves as co-director of gynecologic pathology.

Dr. Stall is interested in all areas of gynecologic pathology but ovarian tumors are of particular interest. She has written on the polyembryoma and is currently involved with projects focusing on the morphologic spectrum of yolk sac tumors, an unusual variant morphology of the granulosa cell tumor, and molecular alterations in neoadjuvantly- treated epithelial ovarian tumors. She is currently working with Dr. Philip B. Clement and Dr. Robert H. Young on the preparation of the 4th edition of the book entitled “Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology.”

Dr. Stall has strong interests in international outreach, laboratory utilization, organized medicine, and health policy. She has been an active member serving in numerous leadership roles within the American Society for Clinical Pathology and American Medical Association. She also serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Clinical Pathology and is a member of the International Society of Gynecologic Pathologists and the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

Robert H. Young

Robert H. Young, MD, FRCPath
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Young is a graduate of Dublin University, Ireland, where he began his training in pathology in the mid 1970’s in the University Department. He joined the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in 1977 where he completed a residency and then a fellowship in gynecologic pathology under the direction of Dr. Robert E. Scully; he joined the faculty in 1981. Dr. Young is the Director of Gynecologic Pathology at the James Homer Wright Pathology Laboratories, MGH, and is Robert E. Scully Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Young has written almost 400 original publications, 125 reviews and has authored or edited 13 books, among them four fascicles (one on the ovary), and a well-known text “Atlas of Gynecologic Surgical Pathology” with Dr. Philip B. Clement; Dr. Jennifer Stall will be a co-author of the next edition currently being prepared.

Dr. Young’s papers on gynecologic pathology have been broad but with an emphasis on ovarian tumors, with major papers on juvenile granulosa cell tumor, small cell carcinoma of hypercalcemic type, endometrioid carcinomas that simulate sex cord tumors, and many on Sertoli-Leydig cell tumors and metastatic tumors.

Dr. Young was a co-editor of the recent World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Female Reproductive Organs. He has served as President of the International Society of Gynecological Pathologists. In 2011 he received the Leopold Koss lifetime achievement award for contributions to urologic pathology and in 2015 the Fred Waldorf Stewart Award of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Young has played a major role in Harvard Medical School postgraduate courses for 30 years, having been a director of, on average, three a year for many years. He has been active in the United States-Canadian Academy of Pathology for many years having done a short course on ovary for ten years and co-directed the 2004 long course “Pathology of the Gonads.”