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Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas and Liver

November 6 - November 10, 2017

A Tutorial on 'Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas and Liver' will be conducted under the direction of Dr. Rhonda Yantiss, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place in New Orleans, LA from November 6 - November 10, 2017. This course is designed for pathologists in-training and those at the practitioner level. It will provide a thorough review of gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic pathology, with emphasis placed on the role of pathologists in the diagnosis and reporting of disease. Instruction will occur in the form of lectures, case presentations, and panel discussions. Each registrant will receive comprehensive course materials.

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General Information

Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas, and Liver

The Tutorial consists of five days of lectures, case presentations and discussions. It will be held at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States. Phone: (504) 566-7006; http://www.westinneworleanscanalplace.com

Tuition

The registration fee is $1,275, which includes registration for the Tutorial, daily continental breakfasts, coffee breaks and a reception. This fee does not include any travel, housing, other meals, or additional expenses. The registration fee will increase to $1,375 for all requests postmarked after October 6, 2017.

We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Payments made by check must be in U.S. currency and drawn on a U.S. Bank. They should be made payable to the WCMC-Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. International participants may contact us directly for wire transfer information. Please be sure to use a complete mailing address when registering. The address with which you register will be printed on the master list of registrants.

Confirmation/ Seating

A written confirmation will be sent to all registrants. Early registration is recommended. Seating at the program is on a first come first serve basis and will be assigned based on registration date. The seat assigned remains yours throughout the course.

Cancellation Policy

In the event of cancellation, the Tutorial fee is refundable, less a $150 service charge. A front and back copy of your cancelled check must be submitted with a refund request. After October 13, 2017, no refunds will be possible and no exceptions of any kind will be honored.

Course Materials

Please note, we will no longer offer hard copies or flash drives of the course materials. The course materials will be made available via email prior to the course. You will receive an email notification providing the link required to view and print the handouts. You may also opt to view the materials online during the course using your electronic device. Wifi will be provided at no additional charge.

On Friday afternoon, there will be a Virtual Slide Session which is a new interactive addition to the Tutorial. Glass slides will be scanned as large files that can be viewed through software that will allow participants to manipulate the virtual image, similar to sitting at a microscope. The presenter will “teach at the microscope” and discuss findings with participants.

Continuing Medical Education

Weill Cornell Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Weill Cornell Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit for attendance at the regularly scheduled lectures are granted on an hour for hour basis and will be indicated at the bottom of the Tutorial certificate, which will be mailed to you approximately 6 weeks after conclusion of the program.

Maintenance of Certification

The American Board of Pathology has approved the Tutorial as a Self-Assessment Module (SAM) for Part II of the ABP Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program and designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20 SAM Credit(s).

Disclosure Of Relationships/Content Validity

It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medicine to adhere to ACCME Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support and content validation in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored activities. All speakers, Course Directors, Co-Course Directors, planners, reviewers, and staff members participating in sponsored activities are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships pertaining to their contribution to the activity. Relationship information is analyzed to determine whether conflicts of interest exist. All conflicts of interest are resolved prior to participation in the planning or implementation of this activity. Presenters and authors are also expected to disclose any discussion of (1) off-label or investigational uses of FDA approved commercial products or devices or (2) products or devices not yet approved in the United States.

Transportation

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is 16 miles and approximately a $35 cab ride to the hotel.

Rental cars can be arranged at the airport, as well as the Hotel through the Concierge. Limousine service, valet and self-parking are also available through the hotel.

Other

A daily continental-style breakfast will be available from 7 a.m. each day in the foyer outside the Grand Ballroom where the Tutorial sessions will be held. The use of cell phones or video/audio recording during the lectures is strictly prohibited.

Accommodations

Accommodations have been reserved for Tutorial participants at Westin in New Orleans. Note that a one-night deposit is required. Reservations can be made by clicking here. Participants may also call 504-566-7006 or 888-627-8180 to make reservations. Advise the reservations desk that you will be attending the Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract from November 6-10, 2017 in order to receive the Cornell group rate. A confirmation number will be immediately assigned. The special daily rate for this meeting is $199/night (single/double). Reservations made after October 9, 2017 will be accepted on a space-available basis and rooms will not be available at the discounted group rate. Please make your reservations early!

Requests for further information should be directed to:

Ms. Jessica Misner
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
1300 York Avenue, Room C-302
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-6464
jep2018@med.cornell.edu
http://www.cornellpathology.org

Course Goals & Objectives

This course is designed to update physicians on the latest advances in GI Pathology.

Target Audience: Pathologists and pathologists-in-training

Note: No video or audio recording will be allowed.

Schedule

Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas and Liver: November 6-10, 2017


MONDAY, November 6, 2017
Moderator: Joel K. Greenson, MD

7:45 - 8:00am Welcoming Remarks
Jose Jessurun, MD
8:00 - 8:45am Reflux, Allergy, and Other Forms of Esophageal Injury
Joel K. Greenson, MD
8:45 - 9:45am Barrett’s Esophagus and Early Neoplasia of the Esophagus and Stomach
Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
9:45 - 10:00am Question and Answer Session
10:00 - 10:15am Breaks and Refreshments
10:15 - 11:00am Gastritis and Mucosal Injury
Wendy L. Frankel, MD
11:00 - 11:45am How Not to Sprue-Up a Small Bowel Biopsy
Joel K. Greenson, MD
11:45am - 12:00pm Question and Answer Session
12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:30pm Case Presentations
Joel K. Greenson, MD
2:30 - 3:30pm Case Presentations
Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
3:30 - 3:45pm Break and Refreshments
3:45 - 4:45pm Case Presentations
Wendy L. Frankel, MD
4:45 - 5:15pm Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned
Joel K. Greenson, MD
5:30 - 6:30pm Cocktail Reception—Meet the Faculty


TUESDAY, November 7, 2017
Moderator: David S. Klimstra, MD

8:00 - 9:00am Ductal Neoplasms of the Pancreas
David S. Klimstra, MD
9:00 - 9:45am A Practical Approach to Mesenchymal Tumors of the GI Tract
John R. Goldblum, MD
9:45 - 10:00am Question and Answer Session
10:00 - 10:15am Break and Refreshments
10:15 - 11:00am Pitfalls in the Immunohistochemical Evaluation for Lynch Syndrome
Wendy L. Frankel, MD
11:00am - 11:45am Neuroendocrine Tumors of the GI Tract
David S. Klimstra, MD
11:45am - 12:00pm Question and Answer Session
12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:30pm Case Presentations: Mesenchymal Tumors
John R. Goldblum, MD
2:30 - 3:30pm Case Presentations: Frozen Sections of the Pancreas, Bile Duct, and Liver
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
3:30 - 3:45pm Break and Refreshments
3:45 - 4:45pm Case Presentations
David S. Klimstra, MD
4:45 - 5:15pm Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD


WEDNESDAY, November 8, 2017
Moderator: Henry Appelman, M.D.

8:00 - 8:45am Acute Self-Limited Colitis
Jose Jessurun, MD
8:45 - 9:45am Chronic Colitis, IBD, and Pouchitis
Henry D. Appelman, MD
9:45 - 10:00am Question and Answer Session
10:00 - 10:15am Break and Refreshments
10:15 - 11:00am Immunodeficiency and Gastrointestinal Injury
Laura W. Lamps, MD
11:00am - 12:00pm Case Presentations and Questions
Henry D. Appelman, MD
12:00 - 1:00pm Case Presentations: Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
1:00pm Lunch, Break for the Day


THURSDAY, November 9, 2017
Moderator: Jose Jessurun, MD

8:00 - 8:45am Liver Anatomy and Histology: Patterns of Injury
John Hart, MD
8:45 - 9:30am Biliary Disease and Cholestasis
Jose Jessurun, MD
9:30 - 10:15am A Practical Approach to the Blue Portal Tract in 2017
John Hart, MD
10:15 - 10:30am Question and Answer Session
10:30 - 10:45am Break and Refreshments
10:45 - 11:30am Granulomas and Liver Disease
Laura W. Lamps, MD
11:30am - 12:15pm Biopsy Interpretation of Hepatic Tumors
John Hart, MD
12:15 - 12:30pm Question and Answer Session
12:30 - 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 - 3:00pm Case Presentations
Laura W. Lamps, MD
3:00 - 4:00pm Case Presentations
Jose Jessurun, MD
4:00 - 4:15pm Break and Refreshments
4:15 - 5:15pm Case Presentations
John Hart, MD
5:15 - 5:45pm Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned
Laura W. Lamps, MD


FRIDAY, November 10, 2017
Moderator: Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD

8:00 - 9:00am New Twists on Persistent Problems in Colorectal Cancer Reporting
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
9:00 - 10:00am Problematic Colorectal Polyps
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
10:00 - 10:15am Question and Answer Session
10:15 - 10:30am Break and Refreshments
10:30 - 12:30am Virtual Slide Session
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD & Jose Jessurun, MD
12:30am - 12:45pm Closing Remarks
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD

Faculty

DIRECTOR

Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

MEDICAL FACULTY

Henry Appelman, M.D.
M.R. Abell Professor of Surgical Pathology
University of Michigan Hospitals
Ann Arbor, MI

Wendy L Frankel, M.D.
Kurtz Chair and Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Pathology
Director of GI/Liver Fellowship
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

John. R. Goldblum, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic
Professor of Pathology
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Joel K. Greenson, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
University of Michigan Hospitals
Ann Arbor, MI

John Hart, M.D.
Professor of Surgical Pathology and Hepatology
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Jose Jessurun, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

David S. Klimstra, M.D.
Attending Pathologist and Chairman
Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

Laura W. Lamps, M.D.
Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of GI Pathology
Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology
University of Michigan Hospitals
Ann Arbor, MI

Elizabeth Montgomery, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Orthopedic Surgery
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

Tutorial Administration

Gina L. Imperato MPA
Administrator, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
1300 York Avenue, Room C-302
New York, NY 10065
Telephone (212) 746-6464
FAX (212) 746-8192
e-mail: glimpera@med.cornell.edu

Jessica Misner
Administrative Specialist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine
1300 York Avenue, Room C-302
New York, NY 10065
Telephone (212) 746-6464
Fax (212) 746-8192
e-mail: jep2018@med.cornell.edu

Weill Cornell Medicine Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 1300 York Avenue New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-2700 Fax: (212) 746-8624