Midwestern Conference: Update Coure in Surgical Pathology

Milwaukee, WI US
September 20, 2013 to September 22, 2013

This program has been designed to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic surgical pathology.  The course is primarily designed for practicing surgical pathologists, particularly those involved in community practice.  The course should also be of interest for pathologists-in-training, surgeons, oncologists and other health-care professionals.

The Medical College of Wisconsin, as the sole medical teaching institution in Southeastern Wisconsin, considers it a responsibility to offer community physicians CME programs that will help them update their skills in their specialty and acquire new medical knowledge.  There is currently no other program of its kind being presently offered for pathologists in the state of Wisconsin.  Support for the need and desirability of such a program has been reinforced through informal conversations held between the members of the planning committee and pathologists in the community.

The intention of Pathology has been to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic surgical pathology to practicing surgical pathologists.  Many attending pathologists have completed their training in previous years (i.e., before the year 2000) and have not been exposed to the new molecular techniques currently available for diagnosis.



 

Target Audience

This course has been designed to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic surgical pathology. The course is primarily designed for practicing surgical pathologists, particularly those involved in community practices. The course should also be of interest for pathologists-in-training, surgeons, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals.
 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, the participants should be able to:

  1. Evaluate current criteria for diagnosis in various subspecialty areas in surgical pathology
  2. Recognize the proper application of immunohistochemical and other ancillary techniques for the diagnosis of problematic cases
  3. Become familiar with advances in terminology and classifi cation of neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders
Additional information

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Name: 
Patricia J. Wolf, MBA, CCRP
Phone Number: 
+1 (414) 805-8449
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 19.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.
Course opens: 
06/01/2013
Course expires: 
09/22/2013
Event starts: 
09/20/2013 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
09/22/2013 - 2:30pm
Cost:
$600.00
InterContinental Hotel
138 East Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
InterContinal Hotel
139 East Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 276-8686

Activity Director:
Saul Suster, MD
 

Available Credit

  • 19.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 19.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/01/2013
Course expires: 
09/22/2013

Price

Cost:
$600.00
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Required Hardware/software

No required hardware or software.

Free thumb drive will be given to attendee day of conference to view all presentations.