Interactive Microscopy: January 28-31, 2018

Faculty

January 28, 2018 to January 31, 2018
USCAP Interactive Center, Palm Springs, CA

Interactive Microscopy: January 28-31, 2018
Rhonda K. Yantiss

Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College

Course Director

Dr. Yantiss received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and graduated from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in anatomic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by fellowship training in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  She is currently a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College where she is the director of the gastrointestinal and liver pathology service.  Dr. Yantiss has chaired the Nominations and Education Committees of the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society and served as President of that society.  She is Chair of the Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee, a former member of the Education Committee and prior member of the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.  Dr. Yantiss lectures widely in the United States and abroad and is the Course Director of the Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas, and Liver. She has received several teaching and professional awards, including the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Pathology Annual Prize. Dr. Yantiss has published more than 150 articles, books, and book chapters related to gastrointestinal pathology.  She serves as an ad hoc reviewer for fifteen journals and member of the editorial boards of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineModern PathologyAmerican Journal of Clinical PathologySeminars in Diagnostic Pathology, and The American Journal of Surgical Pathology; she is also an Associate Editor of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
Joel K. Greenson

Joel K. Greenson, M.D.
University of Michigan

Dr. Greenson received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan. He did his residency training in pathology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and completed a 2-year fellowship in gastrointestinal pathology at Johns Hopkins under the mentorship of John Yardley, M.D. After working as an assistant professor of pathology for 3 years at Ohio State University, Dr. Greenson returned to the University of Michigan where he is currently a professor of pathology and the director of GI and hepatic pathology. Dr. Greenson is a past president of the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society and has been on the education committee of both the USCAP and the ASCP.  He has also been a member of the USCAP Board of Directors and now serves as Vice-President of the Academy. Dr. Greenson is one of the editors of Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology and he has co-authored and edited two textbooks on Gastrointestinal pathology (Diagnostic Pathology Gastrointestinal – Amirsys, Morson and Dawson’s Gastrointestinal Pathology-Wiley-Blackwell). He serves on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Histopathology and Human pathology and has authored over 160 peer-reviewed publications.

John A. Hart

John A. Hart, M.D.
University of Chicago

Dr. John A. Hart did his pathology residency at U.C.L.A. Medical Center, followed by a Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology fellowship at the same institution. In 1991 he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Department of Pathology as an assistant professor, and rose to the rank of full professor in 2004.  In 1998 he started a fellowship program in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology and has served as the director of the program since that time.  The fellowship has graduated more than a dozen GI pathologists who are now working in academic pathology departments throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Hart has published more than 180 articles in the fields of gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology and has also authored numerous book chapters. He has lectured throughout the United States and in Europe, South America and Asia. He has been the director of a liver pathology course for the past 13 years and has participated in numerous additional educational courses in GI and hepatic pathology.

Dr. Hart has attended the USCAP annual meeting for the past 25 years.  He has been an abstract reviewer, platform session moderator, companion society and evening specialty session speaker and moderator, and is currently a member of the education committees of the USCAP and of the Rodger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society. He has also participated in the USCAP Diagnostic Pathology Update and Practical Pathology Seminar courses. He is a member of the USCAP Board of Directors.

Jason L. Hornick

Jason L. Hornick, M.D., Ph.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dr. Jason L. Hornick received a BA from Amherst College and an M.D., Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. He trained as a resident in Anatomic Pathology and pursued subspecialty fellowships in soft tissue pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is now the Director of Surgical Pathology and Director of the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory. He is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a consultant at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Dr. Hornick is Chair of the USCAP Education Committee, former Chair of the Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee and former Chair of the CAP Immunohistochemistry Committee. Dr. Hornick was a member of the 2012 consensus and editorial working group for the WHO Classification of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone and a member of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Expert Panel for the AJCC. Currently a member of the Sarcoma Analysis Working Group for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), he also serves on the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Anatomic Pathology for the American Board of Pathology.

Dr. Hornick serves on many editorial boards, including the American Journal of Surgical Pathology and Modern Pathology. He is a Regional Editor for Histopathology, an Associate Editor for Advances in Anatomic Pathology, the Consulting Editor for Surgical Pathology Clinics, and on the Executive Advisory Board for Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Hornick is the Associate Editor for the American Registry of Pathology (formerly AFIP) Atlases. Dr. Hornick has published over 300 original papers, review articles, and book chapters and has edited a textbook, Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach, the second edition of which is currently in press. He is an Associate Editor for Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology.

Dr. Hornick received the 2012 Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize and the 2014 Jack Yardley Investigator Award from the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society. He teaches courses on the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors, gastrointestinal pathology, and diagnostic immunohistochemistry.

Laura W. Lamps

Laura W. Lamps, M.D.
University of Michigan Hospital

Dr. Lamps is the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Gastrointestinal Pathology at the University of Michigan. She was formerly Professor of Pathology and Vice-Chair for Academic Affairs at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Lamps, originally from Auburn, Alabama, received her B.S. degree from Davidson College, followed by her M.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1992. She also completed her residency and surgical pathology fellowship training at Vanderbilt. She joined the faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in 1998, where she most recently held the position of Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs. In February of 2017, Dr. Lamps joined the faculty of the University of Michigan Department of Pathology as the Godfrey D. Stobbe Professor of Gastrointestinal Pathology, and Patient Safety Officer for the University of Michigan Hospital.

Dr. Lamps is a renowned academic pathologist and educator, and a leader in the fields of gastrointestinal, hepatic, and infectious disease pathology. She has received multiple teaching awards, including the UAMS Department of Pathology Teaching Award, the UAMS Dean’s Resident Teaching Award, and the UAMS Dean’s Educational Incentive Award. She was recognized at graduation seven times by the UAMS fourth year medical students for her contributions to education. She has been invited as a visiting professor or course faculty at over 60 institutions throughout the country and the world. She has authored numerous papers and abstracts, particularly in her primary area of interest, the study of infectious diseases of the liver and GI tract. She is the co-author or author of several major pathology textbooks including Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal System: Bacterial, Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections; Diagnostic Pathology: Normal Histology; and Diagnostic Pathology: GI Endoscopic Correlation. She has also contributed numerous book chapters to texts including Odze and Goldblum’s Surgical Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas, which is regarded as the most widely used GI textbook in the world. She is also one of four editors of the upcoming new edition of Rosai and Ackerman’s Surgical Pathology.

Dr. Lamps has served USCAP in many capacities. She has been a member of the Vogel Award Committee, the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee, and was co-chair of the Residency Advisory Committee. She was a member of the USCAP Council (now Board) from 2009-2012, and most recently served as the chair of the Education Committee. During her tenure as chair of the Education Committee, she worked on several important initiatives including an overhaul of the evaluation system and creation of a procedure manual that documents all of the policies and procedures of the committee. She is the 2017 recipient of the President’s Award.

Dr. Lamps has recently moved to Ann Arbor with her husband, Paul Ward, and their two rescue corgis, Henry and Alys. She is active in animal welfare efforts, and served on the board and as the past President of the Central Arkansas Rescue Effort for Animals. She is an avid knitter, cook, and substitute yoga instructor.

Elizabeth A. Montgomery

Elizabeth A. Montgomery, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Montgomery is a Professor of Pathology, Oncology, and Orthopedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and Division Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology.  She is an author of numerous articles, book chapters, and books concerning gastrointestinal and soft tissue pathology and has trained numerous fellows in these disciplines. She has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief for the next generation of American Registry of Pathology/ARP (formerly the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology/AFIP) publications.

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