USCAP is a transformative leader in pathology education, creating better pathologists with updates in relevant information requisite for their performance and professional growth. The Academy is sensitive to the personal and cultural needs of practicing pathologists by providing conferences that welcome them with their family to enticing venues at which they are enriched with new knowledge and unusual experiences. The 2019 Diagnostic Pathology Update combines expert subspecialized, academic faculty with exposure to culinary excellence at a world-class facility in California’s celebrated Napa Valley. USCAP is changing the way we learn by transposing the learning environment and continuously elevating the quality of content. Wine, culinary arts and medicine are intuitive life partners that will take you to a place you’ll never forget.

Course Objectives

  Update diagnostic criteria for particular lesions occurring at various body sites
  Apply immunohistochemistry and genetics to the analysis and classification of
specific disease entities
  Understand concepts of quality and patient safety referable to managing and
disclosing errors, root cause analysis, and use of quality tools to improve
performance in the laboratory, particularly in anatomic pathology
  Understand the role of nutrition in disease prevention and healthy living

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.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this live activity for a maximum of 33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The USCAP is approved by the American Board of Pathology (ABP) to offer Self-Assessment credits (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the ABP requirements for Continuing Certification (CC). Registrants must take and pass the post-test in order to claim SAMs credit.

Physicians can earn a maximum of 33 SAM credit hours.

USCAP records courses for future educational purposes. By registering for this conference, you consent that your likeness may be used by USCAP.

Registration Pricing

Member Non-Member
Practicing Pathologist Trainee Practicing Pathologist Trainee
Until Dec 13, 2018 $1,499 $999 $1,999 $1,339
Dec 14, 2018 – Jul 6, 2019 $1,599 $1,099 $2,199 $1,469
Jul 7, 2019 – On-Site $1,699 $1,199 $2,299 $1,599

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations received on or before June 1, 2019, a 25% administrative charge will be due. After that date, cancellations will be assessed an administrative charge of 50% of the total registration fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations after the start of the meeting – July 7, 2019.

The Academy is not responsible for travel expenses incurred as a result of event cancellation.