The Hyatt Regency Atlanta will be the site of all official USCAP meeting offerings. Various hotels
may be utilized for registrants sleeping rooms. Information on all hotels is available on this website.
Make room reservations directly with the various hotels.
The USCAP Registration Desk will be located in the Centennial Ballroom Foyer
and will be open during
the following hours:
You are encouraged to register online before the meeting.
|Saturday, February 11 ||2:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
|Sunday, February 12 - Thursday, February 16||7:00 AM - 5:00 PM |
|Friday, February 17||7:00 AM - 1:00 PM |
On Site Registration fees will be higher as shown in table below.
ON SITE REGISTRATION FEES
|| $120|| $ 50|| $ 170|| $ 130
Pathology of Liver and Pancreas
| 160|| 75|| 185|| 165
Short Courses (per half-day)
|| 130|| 60|| 170|| 135
Introductory Molecular Pathology
| 160|| 75|| 185|| 165
Advanced Molecular Pathology
|| 160|| 75|| 185|| 165
|| 90|| 50|| 90|| 90
The General Registration Fee is required for admittance to any function of the
Academy and entitles you to attend the entire program on Monday and Tuesday and the poster
sessions on Wednesday and all evening Specialty Conferences. Additional fees are required for the Long
Course, Special Courses and Short Courses. A single registration fee of $90 is required for admittance
to any one, or all, of the Companion Meetings held on Saturday evening and Sunday. The Society for
Pediatric Pathology is not a Companion Meeting. Registration for their meeting will be handled by the
SPP office and will be located in the International Ballroom Foyer.
Our SECURE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM is currently available for registration and realtime Credit Card processing.
If you would like to register by FAX or mail, please click here , print a copy
from your browser using the 'Printer Icon' in the upper lefthand corner of the form -OR- the 'Print Page' button in the header of this website.
All fees are shown on the form.
Cancellations received prior to January 13, 2006 are subject to a $25 administrative charge. In
addition, a $25 fee will be assessed for each short course cancelled if study materials were mailed.
Cancellations received after January 13, 2006 will be assessed an administrative charge of 25% of the
total registration fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations made after the February 10th and no
refunds will be made until short course study materials have been returned.
Scientific and technical exhibits, book and journal displays will be in the Exhibit Level of the
hotel. The exhibits are open from Monday, February 13 through Wednesday, February 15 the same hours as
the poster sessions.
| Session I ||Monday, February 13 ||9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon|
| Session II ||Monday, February 13 ||1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
| Session III|| Tuesday, February 14|| 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon|
| Session IV|| Tuesday, February 14 ||1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.|
| Session V|| Wednesday, February 15 ||9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon|
| Session VI|| Wednesday, February 15 ||1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.|
Those responsible for presentation of a poster should be at these sessions during the coffee breaks in
order to expand on the material and to answer questions.
Morning Coffee Break is scheduled from 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Afternoon Coffee Break is 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
STOWELL-ORBISON, AUTOPSY and SURGICAL PATHOLOGY AWARDS 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 and in general surgical pathology. The selection will be
made by a panel of members of the ADASP. Posters eligible for these Awards will be on display on Monday
morning. The awards will be presented during the Business Meeting on Tuesday, February 14.
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 published 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, February 14.
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,
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION CREDITS
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The Academy
designates that a maximum of 57.5 hours in category 1 credit towards the AMA's Physicians 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 jointly sponsors the programs at this meeting of the following societies and is
accrediting their programs for Category 1 credits of the following:
American Society for Clinical Pathology
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 Dermatopathology
American Society for 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 Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology
International Society of Breast Pathology
International Society of Gynecological Pathologists
International Society of Urological 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 Wednesday ||5 hours |
|Special Course Thursday ||6.5 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. The form will also be available at the meeting, or on the USCAP website.
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.
INTERNET CAFE / MESSAGE CENTER
A bank of computers will be available in the Centennial Ballroom Foyer. A list of registrants can be
accessed through the USCAP website. During the meeting, messages can be left for them on this site by
using the computer stations or by going to the USCAP website and clicking on Meeting Registrants.
MICROSCOPIC STUDY ROOM
The Microscopic Study Room, located in Chicago B - F Rooms, will be open Sunday, February 12 through
Thursday, February 16 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight, and Friday, February 17 from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00
noon for the purpose of studying the slides and protocols used in Specialty Conferences and Short
SPEAKER PREVIEW ROOM
Only electronic/LCD projection will be utilized for all presentations (with the exception of a few
short courses which are in their last year of presentation). No 2x2 slides may be used for presentation
of scientific abstracts. Specific details on regarding AV requirements will be sent to all
presenters prior to the meeting.
Computers as well as projection equipment will be available in the Speaker Preview Room (Dunwoody
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. The Dunwoody Room
will open on Friday, February 10 at 3:00 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
James P. Crimmins - Administrator email@example.com
Kerry M. Crockett - Assistant Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org
Linda Haygood - Administrative Assistant email@example.com
Jo Ann Johnson - Educational Program Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org
Carolyn Lane - Membership Services Coordinator email@example.com
Sally Miglionico - Administrative Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
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