Gynecologic Pathology 2016

Venezia, VE IT
September 12, 2016 to September 14, 2016

This educational activity aims to help pathologists in the approach with challenging differential diagnosis, especially in case of problematic borderline ovarian tumors, in the instance of ovarian high grade serous carcinoma and in distinguishing metastatic carcinoma from primary ovarian tumor. 


ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Anatomia Patologica-Ospedale S. Andrea La Spezia-Italy. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information or special needs contact:  Claudia Massi +39 0187 534242 or E-mail

Target Audience



Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able:

  • Identify relevant clinicopathologic features of primary mucinous neoplasms of the ovary
  • Distinguish metastatic from primary carcinomas in the ovary.
  • Develop an algorithm to handle serous neoplasms in the ovary, including BRCA+ cases.
  • Recognize the clinicopathologic features of a group of lesions arising in the female peritoneum and identify potential pitfalls in the assessment of these lesions.
  • Analyze properly ovarian high grade serous carcinoma and hereditary ovarian cancer.
  • Understand the histological features to distinguish ovarian high grade serous carcinoma from low grade serous neoplasia and borderline tumors.
  • Approach effectively difficult cases of endocervical adenocarcinoma and apply correctly classification criteria.
Additional information


Claudia Massi
Phone Number: 
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: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/12/2016 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/14/2016 - 1:00pm CDT
Campo dei Gesuiti
Cannaregio, 4878
Venezia, VE 30121
Planning Committee:
Franco Fedeli, MD
Anatomia Patologica - Ospedale S. Andrea
La Spezia – Italy
Saul Suster, MD
Department of Pathology
Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee WI, USA


Course Directors:
Robert A. Soslow, MD
Director of Gynecologic Pathology and Attending Pathologist memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY, USA
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College - New York, NY, USA


All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose with the exception of the following person(s):

Robert Soslow, MDEMD SeranoConsultant


In accordance with the ACCME®  Standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships.  These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved.

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.


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