Course Director: John R. Goldblum, M.D.
This course is designed to provide updated, pragmatic, problem-solving information for practicing
anatomic pathologists. It will focus on the resolution of diagnostic pitfalls in an array of difficult
areas of surgical pathology including gynecologic, hepatic, breast, endocrine, gastrointestinal, soft
tissue and hematopathology. This course is presented in a lecture format by distinguished faculty
members with expertise in their respective fields and experienced in post graduate educational activities
at the national and international levels. Ample time will be allowed for questions and answers. A
comprehensive syllabus and a CD-ROM containing illustrative PowerPoint presentations for each topic are
included in the course fee. This course is intended to provide a pleasant, informal atmosphere for
learning as well as opportunities for one-on-one interaction with the outstanding faculty. Continental
breakfast is provided.
Course Learning Objectives
|To sharpen existing expertise in diagnostic surgical pathology and to present new information, recent technological advances and updated concepts that are useful in daily practice.|
|To provide an understanding of current standards, techniques, criteria, classifications, etc. in areas where training and self-study may give less than ideal exposure.|
Daily Schedule and Course Outline
Course Descriptions and Faculty
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 designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17.5 category 1 credits towards the
AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually
spends in the activity.
Early registration is advised since conference room size may necessitate closing
of enrollment. The course registration fee includes course fee, a comprehensive syllabus and a CD with
representative PowerPoint presentations for each lecture, continental breakfasts, break refreshments and
a reception on Thursday evening.
|Academy Member || $550|
| Academy Member in Training|| $450|
| Non-Member || $625|
|Non-Member in Training || $525|
Secure Online Registration - or download - PDF of Registration Form
Early registration is advised since enrollment will be closed when the course is filled.
Amelia Island Plantation
6800 First Coast Highway
Amelia Island, FL 32034
The course will be held at the Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida. This AAA Four
Diamond, 1,350 acre resort is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and Intracoastal Waterway on the
west and features miles of uncrowded beach, world-renowned golf and tennis, fine dining, luxury spa and
shopping. The resort is located 29 miles from the Jacksonville International Airport. The resort
provides shuttle service from the airport for a cost of $40.00 one way. Call 1-800-874-6878 and ask for
airport transportation or push # 7 to make arrangements.
Visit their website www.aipfl.com for more details. A limited number of rooms are
available at a special rate of $209/single and $ 217/double, + 9% tax. The room block will only be held
until February 9, so early registration is recommended. Group rates will be honored three days pre and
post meeting. Please call the hotel directly at 1-888-261-6165 to make your reservation. You must be
sure to mention the USCAP group marketing code 8AN68B in order to obtain the
special rate negotiated for this meeting.
Budget Rental Car offers a discount for meeting registrants. The USCAP group
marketing code is S181399 and the toll free number is: 1-800-772-3773 or online at
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until February 7, 2006. Refunds after that
date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.