The meeting Registration Desk will be open during the following hours:
|Saturday, March 22 ||2:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
|Sunday, March 23 through Thursday, March 27||7:00 AM - 5:00 PM |
|Friday, March 28 ||7:00 AM - 2:00 PM |
|| $ 90|| $50|| $125|| $100
Prostate Cancer Pathology
| 125|| 60|| 150|| 130
Short Courses (per half-day)
|| 95|| 50|| 130|| 100
Basic Molecular Pathology
| 125|| 75|| 150|| 130
Advanced Molecular Pathology
|| 100|| 60|| 125|| 105
|| 70|| 50|| 70|| 70
You may fill out our secure online meeting registration
form, or you can print out a form from the website. All fees are shown on the
form. The General Registration Fee is required for admittance to any function of the Academy. This fee
entitles you to attend the entire program on Monday and Tuesday as well as the poster session on Wednesday
and all the evening Specialty Conferences. Additional fees are required for the Long Course, Special
Courses and Short Courses. A single registration fee of $70 is required for admittance to any one or all of
the Companion Meetings which are held on Saturday evening and Sunday, except the Society for Pediatric
Pathology which will have its own separate registration. Special reduced registration fees are shown on the
registration form which apply to USCAP Junior Members only. Short Course glass slides will not be mailed to
those using the reduced fee. Pre-Registrations will be accepted until March 15th. Do not submit
anything to the USCAP office after that date - please utilize On-Site Registration at the meeting.
Cancellations received prior to January 31, 2003 are subject to a $25 administrative charge. In addition, a
$25 handling fee will be assessed for each short course cancelled if study materials were mailed. No
refunds will be made until short course study materials have been returned.
Cancellations received after January 31, 2003 will be assessed an administrative charge of 25% of the total
registration fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after the meeting has started.
Scientific and technical exhibits, book and journal displays will be in the Exhibit Hall A - C. The
exhibits are open from Monday, March 24 through Wednesday, March 26 the same hours as the poster
|Session I ||Monday, March 24 ||9:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon|
|Session II ||Monday, March 24 ||1:00 p.m. - 4:30 PM|
|Session III ||Tuesday, March 25 ||9:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon|
|Session IV ||Tuesday, March 25 ||1:00 p.m. - 4:30 PM|
|Session V ||Wednesday, March 26 ||9:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon|
|Session VI ||Wednesday, March 26 ||1:00 p.m. - 4:00 PM|
Those responsible for a presentation of a display will be at these sessions during the coffee breaks in
order to expand on the material and to answer questions.
STOWELL-ORBISON AND AUTOPSY AWARD FOR PATHOLOGISTS-IN-TRAINING
The Stowell-Orbison Awards were inaugurated to recognize scientific achievement by young pathologists
while in training. The selections will be made by members of the Education Committee. The Association
of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology and the USCAP jointly offer an award for the best
scientific poster based on autopsy material. The selection will be made by a panel of members of the
ADASP. Posters eligible for both Awards will be on display on Monday morning. The prizes will be
presented during the Business Meeting on Tuesday, March 25.
BENJAMIN CASTLEMAN AWARD
The Benjamin Castleman Award is presented to a pathologist or a pathologist-in-training who has not yet
reached the age of 40, for an outstanding paper in English. The subject may be on any topic in pathology
based on human material. This award is administered by the Massachusetts General Hospital and the United
States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and financed by a fund established by former students,
residents, and colleagues at the Massachusetts General Hospital in recognition of Dr. Castleman's valued
contributions to human anatomic pathology. The award will be presented at the Business Meeting on
Tuesday, March 25.
F. STEPHEN VOGEL AWARD
The F. Stephen Vogel Award was established by contributions to a fund created by his family and friends.
It is awarded for an outstanding paper by a resident or fellow published in one of the Academy journals,
Modern Pathology or Laboratory Investigation, during the preceding calendar year. The Awardee must: 1)
be a member, in good standing, of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology for at least a year
prior to receiving the award; 2) possess an M.D. or equivalent degree; and 3) be a pathology resident or
fellow in an accredited training program at the time of the paper's acceptance for publication.
Applicants should be the first author, or document a significant contribution to the paper. For papers
with multiple authorship, only one author is eligible. The award will be presented at the Business
Meeting on Tuesday, March 25.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Academy takes
responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The Academy
designates that a maximum of 55 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award is
available during the annual meeting. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she
actually spent in the educational activities.
The Academy also jointly sponsors the programs of the following Companion Societies whose programs have been
planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the USCAP and these societies.
American Society of Dermatopathology
The programs of these societies have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas
and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of
the USCAP and the above mentioned societies. The Academy takes responsibility for the content, quality,
and scientific integrity of these CME activities. The meeting of the Society for Pediatric Pathology is
separately accredited and is not included in this joint sponsorship.
American Society of Investigative Pathology
Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists
Association for Molecular Pathology
Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists
College of American Pathologists
Endocrine Pathology Society
Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society
History of Pathology Society
International Society of Breast Pathology
International Society of Gynecological Pathologists
International Society of Urologic Pathology
North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology
Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology
Pulmonary Pathology Society
Renal Pathology Society
Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
Society for Cardiovascular Pathology
Society for Hematopathology
Society for Ultrastructural Pathology
|Category 1 Credit Hours|
(Proffered Papers & Poster Sessions)
|20.5 hours |
|Specialty Slide Conferences ||2.0 hours each |
|Kaufman Timely Topics Lecture ||1.0 hour |
|Maude Abbott Lecture ||1.0 hour |
|Long Course ||5.5 hours |
|Short Courses ||3.0 hours each |
|Special Course Thursday ||6.5 hours |
|Special Course Friday ||4 hours |
|Companion Meetings ||3 hours each |
The appropriate form for obtaining a record of attendance and CME credits will be mailed with your
registration materials and will also be available at the meeting.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROGRAM
The overall goal of this program is to provide participants with new information both at the
investigative and applied practice level and to reinforce and update their knowledge in their area of
interest and expertise. Concomitant with this is the introduction of topics of particular intellectual
and professional interest to pathologists. This varied program is planned to meet the educational
objectives that mature professionals can set for themselves and to serve the needs of pathologists of
various levels of experience from residents and fellows to the well established and expert investigator
Specifically, to meet these goals and objectives, it provides a forum for the presentation and discussion
of advances in the understanding of pathologic processes and for the presentation and critical evaluation
of the application of scientific, technological and methodological advances.
Activities are listed in a separate announcement. The Hospitality Room will be in the Wardman Suite and
will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday; 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; and
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon on Friday.
CONVENTION MESSAGE CENTER
The Convention Message Center will be located in the USCAP Meeting Registration area and will be staffed
while the Registration Desk is open. The Center may be reached through the switchboard of the Hotel
(202) 328-2900 and asking for the Pathology Message Center.
MICROSCOPIC STUDY ROOM
The Microscopic Study Room, located in the Washington 4 room, will be open Sunday March 23 through
Thursday, March 27 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, and Friday, March 28 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
for the purpose of studying the slides and protocols used in Specialty Conferences and Short Courses.
SPEAKER PREVIEW ROOM
Projection equipment and slide trays will be available in Washington 5 Room so that individuals
presenting papers, as well as faculty, may have the opportunity to review their materials and familiarize
themselves with the projection equipment that will be used.
This room will be open Saturday, March 22 through Friday, March 28, from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
The Academy wishes to be of service to its members. Please feel free to contact any of
the USCAP staff listed below who are available to assist you.
Fred G. Silva, M.D.-Secretary-Treasurer & Executive Director email@example.com
James P. Crimmins-Chief Financial Officer & Meeting Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
Jo Ann Johnson - Educational Program Coordinator email@example.com
Carolyn Lane - Membership Services Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Haygood - Administrative Assistant email@example.com
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