Course Director: John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
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 breast, genitourinary, gynecologic, practical molecular surgical pathology and soft tissue pathology. 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. Time is scheduled for questions and answers utilizing an audience response system. 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. |
The USCAP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The USCAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs)
The USCAP is also accredited 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 (80% correct) the post-test in order to claim SAMs credit(s).
These SAMs offerings address the following ACGME
competency: "b. Medical Knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate
(e.g. epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient
| || Through March 17||After March 17|
| Academy Member||$599 ||$625|
| Academy Member in Training ||$499||$525|
| Non-Member ||$675 ||$699|
| Non-Member in Training||$625 ||$650|
Secure Online Registration - or download - PDF of Registration Form
Early registration is advised since enrollment will be closed when the course is filled.
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until April 6, 2008. Refunds after that date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.
The Sandpearl Resort is sold out. The Marriott Suites is located just 3 short miles away and can accomodate your reservation at a discounted rate until April 7th.
Clearwater Beach Marriott Suites on Sand Key
1201 Gulf Blvd
Clearwater Beach, Fl 33767
Reservations: Phone: (800) 228-9290 (identify yourself with the USCAP group) or make reservations online on the Marriott Website.
Sandpearl Resort - SOLD OUT
500 Mandalay Blvd
Clearwater Beach, Fl 33767
Rates: Single/Double $245.00
Available 3 days pre/post meeting dates
Taxes: 12% tax
Room Block to be released March 24, 2008
Check in: 4:00 pm Check out: 11:00 am
Reservations: Phone: (877) 726-3111 (identify yourself with the USCAP group)
or website at www.sandpearl.com
Cancellation policy: All reservation requests will require a one (1)
night advance payment that will be refundable only if the reservation is canceled at least 72 hours prior
to arrival date.
American Airlines is offering discounted airfares for attendees traveling to our meeting. For
assistance with reservations and ticket purchase contact American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at
1-800-433-1790. Be sure to use our Authorization Number: A2848AF
IMPORTANT: For online ticket purchases, please include our Authorization Number in the Tour Code box
of all tickets issued for this group.
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 http://tinyurl.com/ypr386
or call toll free to 1-800-331-1600 and use the above discount number.
The group discount is 25% and 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!
Cab fare to/from the Tampa airport/Sandpearl Resort is approximately $45.00 one way.
Airport Shuttle Service
SuperShuttle is offering a discounted rate of to USCAP meeting attendees. To book your reservation
and prepay online, please visit their website at www.supershuttle.com and use the promotional code NFPDG.
Location & Directions
From North and East Follow I-75 South or I-4 West to 275 South into Tampa. Merge
onto State Route 60 at exit 39, the Tampa Airport Exit. Take 60 and the Courtney Campbell Causeway
across beautiful Tampa Bay and into Clearwater. Continue onto Gulf To Bay Boulevard to Court Street
where you veer left toward Clearwater Beach. Cross the Memorial Causeway and onto Clearwater Beach. At
the traffic circle take your second right on Mandalay Avenue. Sandpearl will be roughly a half a mile,
on your left. Sandpearl is roughly 25 miles from downtown Tampa.
From South Take I-75 North to 275 North into St. Petersburg. Merge onto Roosevelt
Boulevard via exit number 30. Continue for a few miles on Roosevelt Boulevard/East Bay Drive. Exit near
the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport and continue across the Bayside Bridge. Exit the bridge at Route
60 and at the bottom of the ramp turn left. Follow Route 60 through Clearwater for roughly 5 miles.
Route 60 will veer right toward downtown. Follow through downtown and cross the Memorial Causeway and
onto Clearwater Beach. At the traffic circle take your second right on Mandalay Avenue. Sandpearl will
be roughly a half a mile, on your left. Sandpearl is roughly 20 miles from downtown St. Petersburg.
Get driving directions using Google maps.