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Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas and Liver

Next course will take place November 12-16, 2018.

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 Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL from November 12 - November 16, 2018. 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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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 Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay, 1633 North Bayshore Drive, Miami, FL 33132, United States Phone: (305) 374-3900;  http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/miabb-miami-marriott-biscayne-bay

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, 2018.

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 11, 2018, 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.

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 31.5 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.

Continuing Certification

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s Continuing Certification (CC) Program* requirements for Lifelong Learning (Part II) and Self-Assessment Module (SAM) and designates this educational activity for a maximum of 20 SAM Credit(s).
*The American Board of Pathology’s Continuing Certification (CC) Program is formerly Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

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

Miami International Airport (MIA) is 7.5 miles away with approximately a $26 cab ride to the hotel. The Miami Shuttle van is $15. Reservation is required and they can be reached at 786-873-7304. Fort Lauderdale International Airport is 25 miles away with approximately a $90 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 Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. Note that a one-night deposit is required. Participants may make reservations by clicking here. Participants may also call 305-374-3900 to make reservations. Advise the reservations desk that you will be attending the Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas and Liver from November 12-16, 2018 in order to receive the Cornell group rate. A confirmation number will be immediately assigned. The special daily rate for this meeting is $165/night (single/double). Reservations made after October 26, 2018 will be accepted on a space-available basis and rooms will not be available at the discounted group rate. Please make your reservations early!

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 12-16, 2018



SUNDAY, November 11, 2018
4:30 - 6:30pm Registration


MONDAY, November 12, 2018
Moderator: Joel K. Greenson, MD

7:45 - 8:00am Welcoming Remarks
Rhonda K. Yantiss, 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
Elizabeth Montgomery, 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: Gastric Cancer and its Mimics
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
3:30 - 3:45pm Break and Refreshments
3:45 - 4:45pm Case Presentations
Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
4:45 - 5:30pm Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
5:30 - 6:30pm Cocktail Reception—Meet the Faculty


TUESDAY, November 13, 2018
Moderator: Wendy L Frankel, MD

8:00 - 9:00am Ductal Neoplasms of the Pancreas
Wendy L. Frankel, MD
9:00 - 9:45am Lymphoproliferative Diseases of the Gut – A Survival Guide for the General Pathologist (from a General Pathologist)
Lawrence J. Burgart, 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 - 12:00pm New Twists on Persistent Problems in Colorectal Cancer Reporting
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
12:00 - 12:15pm Question and Answer Session
12:15 - 1:45pm Lunch
1:45 - 2:45pm Case Presentations
Wendy L. Frankel, MD
2:45 - 3:45pm Case Presentations
Lawrence J. Burgart, MD
3:45 - 4:00pm Break and Refreshments
4:00 - 5:00pm Case Presentations: Problematic Colorectal Polyps
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
5:00 - 5:30pm Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned
Wendy L. Frankel, MD


WEDNESDAY, November 14, 2018
Moderator: Rhonda K Yantiss, MD

8:00 - 8:45am A Practical Approach to Mesenchymal Tumors of the GI Tract
John R. Goldblum, MD
8:45 - 9:45am Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
9:45 - 10:00am Question and Answer Session
10:00 - 10:15am Break and Refreshments
10:15 - 11:00am Serrated Neoplasia: Diagnostic Challenges and Clinical Implications
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD
11:00am - 12:00pm Case Presentations and Questions
John R. Goldblum, MD
12:00 - 12:30pm The Anus: Sometimes 88304 Doesn’t Do It Justice
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD


THURSDAY, November 15, 2018
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 2018
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 Frozen Section Diagnoses of Liver Nodules
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD


FRIDAY, November 16, 2018
Moderator: Henry Appelman, MD

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
Henry D. Appelman, MD
12:00 - 12:30pm Memorable Mistakes and Lessons Learned
Henry D. Appelman, MD
12:30 - 12:45pm Closing Remarks
Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD

Faculty

DIRECTOR

Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Chief, Gastrointestinal Pathology
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

Lawrence J. Burgart, MD
Professor of Pathology
Allina Health, Minnesota Gastroenterology and Hospital Pathology Associates
Minneapolis, MN

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

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
Chief, GI/Liver Pathology
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) 746-6464 Fax: (212) 746-8192