The USCAP Diagnostic Pathology course has a long standing tradition of providing cutting-edge education for practicing surgical pathologists and residents, and 2012 will continue this tradition of excellence!
Revised last year, participants will again benefit from a dynamic educational experience through rich content, renowned speakers, and a format designed to utilize highly effective teaching tools. Participants continue to rave about our speakers, who are nationally and internationally known for their diagnostic expertise and their exceptional teaching skills.
Diagnostic Pathology has dramatically changed its format specifically to enhance your learning and retention. Traditional didactic lectures focus in diagnostically challenging areas for each major organ system or subspecialty area. The speakers integrate teaching on morphology with diagnostic assays, including immunohistochemistry and molecular advances. Diagnostic Pathology also recognizes the value of experiential learning. This course incorporates interactive sessions designed to give the participant an opportunity to actively reinforce the learning concepts. There will be live slide review sessions using a video-microscope. The faculty will have cases to show, but we also encourage you to bring interesting cases to share with the faculty and other participants. Faculty will host "Pop-Quiz" sessions that use an audience response system for short, targeted cases and educational questions to reinforce key points.
Diagnostic Pathology has a specially designed schedule that maximizes your continuing medical education and allows for some fun. Some sessions will even be run twice, in early bird and night-owl time spots, to suit your circadian rhythm and recreation schedule.
Join us for a week in Bar Harbor, Maine during one of its most beautiful seasons while acquiring valuable education unsurpassed in our field.
The course fee includes a comprehensive syllabus, a CD-ROM containing full PowerPoint presentations for each topic presented with over 3,500 images. Daily continental breakfast and two lunches are provided for the registrants, and we invite you to bring your accompanying guests to the course reception.
Course Schedule and Faculty
USCAP Statement Regarding Conflict of Interest
Course Registration Fees
| ||Practicing Pathologist||Trainee|
| February 15 - May 30 ||$1150||$1300||$850 ||$950 |
| May 31 - July 11 ||$1250||$1400||$950 ||$1150|
| July 12 - onsite ||$1350||$1500||$1150||$1250|
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until June 20. Refunds after that date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.
Certificates of CME/SAM Credit or Participation
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The USCAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 33.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Health Professional participants may claim hours to receive a Certificate of Participation for an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
An online evaluation must be completed prior to claiming CME credit for this activity. The evaluation form and CME claim forms can be accessed through the USCAP website after completion of the activity.
Self-Assessment Module Credits
The USCAP is also approved by the American Board of Pathology to offer Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the American Board of Pathology requirements for Maintenance of Certification. Registrants must take and pass the post-test with a minimum performance level of 80% correct in order to claim SAM credits. A maximum of 25.75 SAM credits are offered for this live activity.
The Harborside Hotel and Marina
55 West Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
|Room ||Single Rate ||Double Rate |
| Deluxe King Sunset View || $239.00 || $239.00 |
| Deluxe Harbor View || $260.00 || $260.00 |
| Premium King Sunset View || $282.00 || $282.00 |
Rates are subject to a 7% Tax.
Reservations: For reservations call (800) 328-5033 and reference Diagnostic Pathology Conference or USCAP.
Check in 4:00 PM; Check out 11:00 AM
Discounted Room Rates will be available until July 7, 2012.
The Bar Harbor Regency is offering discounted rates for our attendees. Guests may call 1-800-234-6835 for reservations. There is a free shuttle that runs between the Bar Harbor Regency and the Harborside Hotel every 15 minutes.
For the time and route schedule click here.
Delta Airlines is offering discounted airfares for attendees traveling to our meeting. For assistance with reservations contact Delta Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-328-1111. Be sure to use our File Number: NM9E6.
NOTE: The closest airport is Bangor International Airport.
Avis Car Rental
Avis is offering discounted car rentals for attendees during our meeting. The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is D005275. To book your reservation online, please visit www.avis.com or call toll free to 1-800-331-1600 and use the above discount number. The group discount is available from 7 days before until 7 days after the event dates with unlimited free mileage.
With great discounts and the highest levels of service, there's never been a better reason to rent with Avis!
Bar Harbor - Bangor Shuttle
Daily shuttle trips from Bar Harbor to Bangor. $25 per person / (207) 479-5911 for Reservations
207 Main St
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Activities and Local Tours
For more information about Bar Harbor and things to do while there, please visit www.barharborinfo.com.