The Ohio State University Department of Pathology Update Course

September 10 - 12, 2021

Columbus Hilton at Easton

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Course Objectives:

This program has been designed to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic pathology. It is intended to keep conference attendees abreast of the latest scientific advances in the field of pathology needed to comply with the current standard of practice, with an emphasis on the practical aspects of the specialty. The course is primarily designed for practicing pathologists, particularly those in community practice. The course should also be of interest for pathologists-in-training, surgeons, oncologists, and other health-care professionals interested in understanding the principles underlying the formulation of a histopathologic diagnosis. A broad range of pathology topics will be covered during the three days of the update course by both OSU pathologists and guest outside speakers.

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Register NOW to attend the 2021 Live Pathology Update Course. Registration is simple and online.

At this 3-day conference in Columbus, Ohio, you will experience live lectures and Q&A interactions with distinguished speakers in surgical pathology, clinical pathology and molecular pathology and more; plus the opportunity to network with vendors, learning more about new products and innovative solutions that can drive your lab forward.

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Registration Fees
  • Physician - $675
  • Past Participant Physician - $600
  • Ohio Society of Pathologists Member - $600
  • Other Allied Health Professional - $450
  • OSU Faculty - $400
  • One Day Option - $275
  • Resident/Fellow/PA/Tech - $100
  • OSU Resident/Fellow/PA/Tech - $0
Attend Sessions & Build Connections

Choose to join sessions where prominent speakers, renowned in their subspecialty, have been invited to lecture. With your registration to this live activity you will have access to talks with slides; case presentations; an eBook course syllabus and Q&A sessions to target audience specific questions. Expose yourself to information regarding current and innovative advances in the field of diagnostic pathology.

Build connections with others passionate as you, about the update on key pathology entities and discoveries based on information provided by experts in the field.

CME Credits

Your online registration to this OSUMC conference will take you to the OSUMC Center for Continued Medical Education site, where before registering, you will create an account to enable the issuance of your earned CME credits. This should take no more than 3 minutes and will allow you an ongoing access to earned CME certificates in one convenient location.

For more high quality continuing medical education activities, visit the Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education website

CCME

Course Directors

Wendy Frankel, MD

Anil Parwani,
MD, PhD, MBA

Invited External Speakers

Andrew Bellizzi, MD

University of Iowa

Blair Holladay, PhD,
MASCP, SCT(ASCP)

Chief Executive Officer of ASCP

Alyssa Krasinskas, MD

Emory University

Adeboye Osunkoya, MD

Emory University

Invited OSU Speakers

Jayalakshmi Balakrishna, MD

Assistant Professor

Wei Chen, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Catherine Chung, MD

Associate Professor

Ashwini Esnakula, MD

Associate Professor

Wendy Frankel, MD

Professor

O. Hans Iwenofu, MD

Professor

Daniel Jones,
MD, PhD

Professor

John Kalmar,
DMD, PhD

Professor

Zaibo Li, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Abberly Lott Limbach, MD

Assistant Professor

Anil Parwani,
MD, PhD, MBA

Professor

Jose A. Plaza, MD

Professor

Johanna Savage, MD

Assistant Professor

Archana Shenoy, MD

Assistant Professor

Debra Zynger,
MS, MD

Professor

Course Staff

Amanda Poston

Course Administrator

Debra Crosby

Course Administrator

Shawn Scully

Technology Support
Agenda

Agenda

FRIDAY

Time Speaker Title
7:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:45 am Wendy Frankel, MD Introductory Remarks
7:55 am Sean Kirby, MD Ohio Society of Pathologists Update
8:00 am Blair Holladay, PhD, MASCP, SCT(ASCP) Appropriate Utilization of Laboratory Tests/Choosing Wisely: What Pathologists, Lab Professionals and Clinicians Need to Know
9:00 am Blair Holladay, PhD, MASCP, SCT(ASCP) Evaluation of a Pandemic
10:00 am BREAK BREAK
10:30 am Catherine Chung, MD Old Patterns, New Entities: Updates in Dermatopathology
11:30 am Jose A. Plaza, MD Cutaneous Adnexal Neoplasms, an Update
12:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm Wendy Frankel, MD What You Need to Know About Lynch Syndrome and MSI Screening in Colorectal Cancer
2:30 pm Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA Diagnosing the Zebras: Interesting Sarcoma Cases on the Urological Pathology Service
3:30 pm BREAK BREAK
3:45 pm Wei Chen, MD, PhD Hereditary Gastric Cancer Syndromes
4:15 pm Johanna Savage, MD WHO Updates in Gynecologic Pathology: Changes Relevant to the General Surgical Pathologist
5:15 pm ADJOURNMENT ADJOURNMENT

SATURDAY

Time Speaker Title
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Adeboye Osunkoya, MD Practical Issues in Prostate Pathology
9:00 am Adeboye Osunkoya, MD Practical Issues in Bladder Pathology
10:00 am BREAK BREAK
10:30 am Andrew Bellizzi, MD Differentiating the Undifferentiated: An Immunohistochemical Approach
11:30 am Andrew Bellizzi, MD Algorithmic Aproach to Define Tumor Type and Unknown Primary
12:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm Jayalakshmi Balakrishna, MD Diagnostic Approach to Aggressive B Cell Lymphomas
2:00 pm Dan Jones, MD, PhD Preparing for the Next Pandemic: Viral Genomics for the Practicing Pathologist
3:00 pm BREAK BREAK
3:15 pm Debra Zynger, MS, MD Testicular Germ Cell Tumors: How to Stay Out of Trouble
4:15 pm Abberly Lott Limbach, MD Thyroid Nodules: A Spectrum of Changes
4:45 pm John Kalmar, DMD, PhD Fibro-osseous Lesions of the Jaw
5:15 pm ADJOURNMENT ADJOURNMENT

SUNDAY

Time Speaker Title
7:30 am Continental Breakfast Continental Breakfast
8:00 am Alyssa Krasinskas, MD How to Approach Tiny Pancreatobiliary Specimens
9:00 am Alyssa Krasinskas, MD Esophageal Cancer and Its Precursors
10:00 am BREAK BREAK
10:30 am Ashwini Esnakula, MD Updates in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pathology: Focus on Mimickers and Dysplasia
11:30 am Zaibo Li, MD, PhD Uncommon Special Types of Breast Carcinomas
12:30 pm LUNCH LUNCH
1:30 pm Archana Shenoy, MD Pediatric Pathology Case Files: Diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s Disease and Beyond
2:00 pm O. Hans Iwenofu, MD Diagnostic Challenges in Soft Tissue and Bone Tumors: Your Cases and Mine!
3:00 pm ADJOURNMENT & EVALUATION ADJOURNMENT & CLOSING REMARKS

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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