Full Schedule

 

USCAP 2014 Diagnostic Cytopathology
L'Auberge Del Mar
Del Mar, CA

 
 

Saturday, January 18, 2014

 
    Platinum Foyer
7:00 AM–7:45 AM   Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
 
 
    Platinum Ballroom
7:45 AM–8:00 AM   Welcome and Announcements
 
8:00 AM–9:00 AM   Reducing the Atypical Category and Unifying Nomenclature of Urine and Renal Cytology
Kristen Atkins, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Residency Program
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
 
9:00 AM–10:00 AM   Deciphering and Applying Bethesda Reporting Terminology for Thyroid Nodules
William Faquin, MD, PhD
Director, Head and Neck Pathology
Department of Pathology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
 
10:00 AM–10:15 AM   Q&A/Break
 
10:15 AM–11:15 AM   Thyroid FNA: Selected Pitfalls and Unusual Challenge Lesions
William Faquin, MD, PhD
 
11:15 AM–12:15 PM   Genomic Testing on Small Samples
Anna Berry, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
 
12:15 PM–1:15 PM   Lunch and Learn
Molecular Panel Discussion—Molecular Testing on Thyroid and Urine

Kristen Atkins, MD
William Faquin, MD, PhD
Anna Berry, MD
 
 
    Emerald Ballroom
1:15 PM–2:15 PM   FNA Biopsy Techniques
(*Requires additional registration)
Ronald Balassanian, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
 
2:15 PM–2:30 PM   Q&A
 
 
    Platinum Ballroom
2:30 PM–4:30 PM   Improving FNA Technique with an Introduction To Ultrasound Guidance
(*Requires additional registration)
Ronald Balassanian, MD
Anna Berry, MD
Elham Khanafshar, MD, MS
Associate Clinical Professor, Pathology
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship
Associate Director, Cytopathology
San Francisco, CA
 
 
    Pacific Terrace
5:00 PM–6:30 PM   Reception for Registrants and Accompanying Persons
 
 

Sunday, January 19, 2014

 
    Platinum Foyer
7:15 AM–8:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Registrants
 
 
    Platinum Ballroom
8:00 AM–9:00 AM   Body Fluid Cytology: Cytomorphology and Interpretation in Clinical Context
Elham Khanafshar, MD, MS
 
9:00 AM–10:00 AM   Salivary Gland Cytopathology for the Practicing Cytopathologist
William Faquin, MD, PhD
 
10:00 AM–10:15 AM   Q&A/Break
 
10:15 AM–11:15 AM   Pancreatic FNA: Classic Cytologic Principles
Edward Stelow, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
 
11:15 AM–12:15 PM   The Detection of HSIL: Cytologic, Molecular, and Histopathologic Aspects
Terrance Colgan, MD
Professor of Pathology
Professor, Lab Medicine & Pathobiology
Head, Section of Cytopathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
12:15 PM–1:00 PM   Q&A/Break
 
1:00 PM–2:00 PM   Training, Continued Certification, and Proficiency Testing
Kristen Atkins, MD
 
2:00 PM–3:00 PM   Pancreatobilliary Cytology: Advanced Techniques, Etc.
Edward Stelow, MD
 
    Afternoon Free
 
7:00 PM–9:00 PM   Challenging Cases & Challenging Laboratory Decisions
Terrance Colgan, MD
Edward Stelow, MD
Kristen Atkins, MD
 
 

Monday, January 20, 2014

 
    Platinum Foyer
7:15 AM–8:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Registrants
 
 
    Platinum Ballroom
8:00 AM–9:00 AM   Select Topics in Diagnosis and Staging of Non-Small Cell Carcinoma
Kristen Atkins, MD
 
9:00 AM–10:00 AM   Glandular Lesions in Cytology and Histopathology
Terrance Colgan, MD
 
10:00 AM–10:15 AM   Q&A/Break
 
10:15 AM–11:15 AM   Navigating Challenging Liver Aspirates and Tiny Core Biopsies
Edward Stelow, MD
 
11:15 AM–12:15 PM   The Alphabet of Managing a Cytology Laboratory: From CLIA to QA/QI
Kristen Atkins, MD