This course is designed to provide updated knowledge for practicing surgical pathologists, academicians, and
residents. It addresses the resolution of diagnostic problems relative to each of the major organ systems.
The course fee includes a comprehensive syllabus and a CD-ROM containing an illustrative powerpoint
presentation for each topic presented, totaling over 3,500 images. Details regarding topics to be covered
by each speaker are available on the USCAP website. The intent of this course is to provide a pleasant,
relaxed atmosphere for learning from an outstanding faculty lecturing on important topics. There is time
for 1:1 interaction with the faculty. For registrants, daily continental breakfast and three lunches are
included in the fee. There is a reception on Sunday for registrants and accompanying persons. The ample
free time in the schedule makes this a great opportunity for a family experience.
NEW for 2006!
On-line Pre-test Available Now! (Post-test, Evaluation Form, and CME Claim Form available after the meeting)
Optional evening session: Diagnostic Dilemmas in Surgical Pathology: Case Discussions with the Faculty
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Budget Car Rental
Taxi Service - For taxi service to and from the airport, At Your Service Taxi Co will let you reserve a taxi in advance from airport pickup to Bar Harbor and hotel pickup to Bangor airport. Fare is $90 one way. Reservations can be made by calling 207-288-9222 or online at www.atyourservicetaxi.com.
Course Schedule and Faculty
The optional evening session will feature case presentations by several of the faculty. Each case will be
selected to illustrate a relatively common and troublesome diagnostic issue that is likely to be encountered
by most practicing pathologists.
Course Learning Objectives
To sharpen existing diagnostic expertise in the 14 organs/subspecialties presented and to show how newly
acquired information, recent technological advances and updated concepts are used in the daily practice of
To provide an understanding of current standards, techniques, criteria, classifications, etc. in areas where
training and self-study may give less than ideal exposure.
To stimulate interest in new developments and to assist in recognition of the benefits and limitations of
The course will be held at the Harborside Hotel & Marina in downtown Bar Harbor, ME, adjacent to Acadia
National Park. Visit the following website for more information about the area: www.barharborinfo.com .
Hotel information and online course registration form are available on the USCAP website.
The USCAP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing
medical education for physicians. The Academy designates this educational activity for a maximum of 34
category 1 credits towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those
credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until June 07, 2006. Refunds after that date
will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.