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American Association of Neuropathologists

  Pineal Region TumorsChristine Fuller, MD and Adekunle Adesina, MD, PhD
  Germ Cell TumorsEyas Hattab, MD
  Papillary Tumor of the Pineal Region and the Differential Diagnosis of Papillary TumorsBrent Orr, MD, PhD
  Pineal Parenchymal TumorsTarik Tihan, MD, PhD
  Pineal Cyst, Glial and Other Rare TumorsHannes Vogel, MD

American Association of Ocular Oncologists and Pathologists

  Biomarkers in Ocular MelanomaPatricia Chevez-Barrios, MD
  Biomarkers in Sebaceous Gland CarcinomasSander R. Dubovy, MD
  Biomarkers in Neuro-Opthalmic TumorsFausto J. Rodriguez, MD
  Biomarkers in Orbital TumorsDiva R. Salomao, MD

College of American Pathologists

  Understanding the General Rules of Cancer StagingThomas Baker, MD
  Pathologic Staging Updates in Lung CancerSanja Dacic, MD, PhD
  Pathologic Staging Updates in Breast CancerPatrick L. Fitzgibbons, MD
  Staging Updates in Colorectal CancerSanjay Kakar, MD
  Mission Control-The Value of Cancer Protocols, Staging Manuels, and Key Revisions to Select Tumor SitesJoseph Khoury, MD
  Staging and Reporting of Prostate Cancer: Major Changes in 8th Edition AJCC Staging and CAP Cancer ChecklistsMing Zhou, MD, PhD
  Introduction: Ki67; Average Versus Hot Spots; Eye Ball Versus Image AnalysisHironubu Sasano, MD, PhD

Endocrine Pathology Society

  Introduction: Ki67; Average Versus Hot Spots; Eye Ball Versus Image AnalysisHironubu Sasano, MD, PhD
  Advantages and Limitations of Assessing Proliferation in Adrenal Tumors for Diagnosis and PrognosisThomas Giordano, MD, PhD
  Ki-67 in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms According to WHO 2017Gunter Kloppel, MD, PhD
  The Value and Pitfalls of Ki67 Labeling Index in Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine NeoplasmsStefano La Rosa, MD
  Ki67 in Pituitary Tumors: What Information Could We Obtain?Robert Y. Osamura, MD

International Society of Urological Pathology

  Update on TNM Staging of Genitourinary CancersSteven Shen, MD, PhD
  Update on TNM Staging of Genitourinary CancersMichelle S. Hirsch, MD, PhD
  Overview and Principles for Contemporary AJCC TNM StagingMahul B. Amin, MD
  Updates in AJCC/TNM Staging of Prostate CancerSamson W. Fine, MD
  Updates in TNM Staging of Testicular CancerMuhammad Idrees, MD
  Updates in the New AJCC TNM Staging of Bladder Cancer: Issues Pertaining to Application in Routine Surgical PathologyGladell Paner, MD
  Update On TNM Staging of Penile CancerPheroze Tamboli, MBBS
  Update on TNM Staging and Handling of Kidney CancerKiril Trpkov, MD, FRCPC

Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology

  The Current State of Thyroid Fine-Needle Aspiration: Considerations, Discussions and ConclusionsZubair Baloch, MD
  Cytomorphologic Thresholds for Classifying Thyroid FNAs as "Suspicious" and "Positive" for PTCTarik M. Elsheikh, MD
  Proposed Modifications and Updates for the Thyroid Bethesda System for Repoting Thyroid Cytology from an International PanelWilliam C. Faquin, MD, PhD
  Understanding The Current ATA Guidelines for Thyroid Nodule Management and Their Impact on TBSRTCJeffrey F. Krane, MD, PhD
  NGS and Thyroid FNA: Utility, Implementation and PitfallsMarina N. Nikiforova, MD

Pulmonary Pathology Society

  Overview of Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (EBUS FNA): benefits and ChallengesRoss A Miller, MD, FCAP, FASCP
  Biopsy Interpretation of Spindle Cell Proliferations of the SerosaRichard Attanoos, MD
  Differential of Neuroendocrine CarcinomaAlain C. Borczuk, MD
  Granulomatous Lung Disease: how pathologic findings add value to clinical and radiologic informationSanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD
  Diferential Diagnosis of Lymphoid Infiltrates of the LungKirtee Raparia, MD
  Preanalytic Variables in Cytology: Lessons Learned from Next Generation SequencingSinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD

Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists

  IntroductionVania Nose, MD, PhD
  Pitfalls in Immunohistochemistry in Hematopathology: CD20 and CD3 Can Let Me Down?!Judith A. Ferry, MD
  Unexpected Immunoreactivity in Soft Tissue Tumors: Often Confusing, Occasinally Helpful, and Sometimes Just Plain OddAndrew L. Folpe, MD
  There Are No Magic Bullets: When Immunostains Can Get You into Trouble in Hepatic & Gastrointestinal PathologyJohn Hart, MD
  When ImmunostainsCan Get You Into Trouble ( and how they can help you out)David S. Klimstra, MD
  When Immunostains Can Get You in Trouble: Gynecologic Pathology: p16: Panacea or Pandora's Box?Teri A Longacre, MD
  The Longer I Practice Pathology, The Less I Like Immunohistochemistry: Genitourinary PitfallsJesse K. McKenney, MD

Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society

  Acute Viral Hepatitis: Beyond A. B and CVenancio Alves, MD, PhD
  Metastatic Disease of the Liver: A common sense appraoch to a common problemLawrence Burgart, MD
  Idiopathic Non-Cirrhotic Potal HypertensionM. Isabel Fiel, MD
  Hepatic Lymphoma DiagnosisRyan M. Gill, MD, PhD
  Cryptogenic Cirrhosis: An Approach to the Diagnosis in the Era of Molecular MedicineDhanpat Jain, MD
  The Bugaboos of Fatty Liver Disease: Balloning and FibrosisDavid Kleiner, MD, PhD

Renal Pathology Society

  Hereditary Tubulointerstitial Kidney DiseasesStephen M. Bonsib, MD
  Hereditary Nephropathy with Focal Segmental GlomerulosclerosisJoseph P. Gaut, MD, PhD
  APOL1 NephropathyJeffrey Kopp, MD
  Therapeutic Targets in Alport Syndrome: Insights from the Big PictureJeffrey H. Miner, PhD

Joint Mtg w/ Society for Cardiovascular Path & B-D Society of Infectious Disease

  Native Valve Endocarditis and it's ComplicationsMathieu C. Castonguay, MD, FRCP
  Myocarditis: Infection or Autoimmune Reaction? Deep Sequencing AnalysesJohn T. Fallon, MD, PhD
  Cardiovascular Device Infection and the Role of BiofilmRobert F. Padera, MD, PhD
  The Pathologists' Toolkit for Evaluating Cases and Infective Endocarditis: Histopathology, Special Stains, and Molecular TechniquesBobbi S. Pritt, MD, MSc

American Society of Dermatopathology

  Cutaneous adnexal tumors - What's new?Meera Mahalingham, MD, PhD, FRCPath
  Whats New in Dermatopathology Melanocytic ProliferationsAleodor (Coru) Andea, MD, MBA
  Immunohistochemistry of Scaring Processes - Landmines in IHC evaluation and use of multiplex antibodiesDrazen Jukic, MD, PhD
  An Update on Lymphoprolefirative DisordersUma Sundram, MD, PhD
  Inflammatory Dermatopathology: A Case-based UpdateClaudia Vidal, MD, PhD

American Society for Investigative Pathology

  Introduction to the ASIP Companion MeetingMark E. Sobel, MD
  Detection and Analysis of Tumor-Derived ExtracellularVesiclesJennifer C. Jones, MD, PhD
  The Liquid Biopsy: Introduction and OverviewKaren Kaul, MD, PhD
  Liquid Biopsy in Lung Cancer: The EGFR ParadigmLynette M. Sholl, MD
  A New Molecular Probe for Rapid Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells in Whole BloodYouli Zu, MD

Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

  Imunotherapy for Gi MalignanciesRobert A. Anders, MD, PhD
  Selected Updates on AJCC Staging of GI MalignanciesSanjay Kakar, MD
  An Update on the Diagnosis, Grading, and Staging of Appendiceal Mucinous NeoplasmsReet Pai, MD
  Dysplasia (and serrated lesions) in IBDRobert H. Riddell, MBBS
  Goblet Cell CarcinoidHanlin L. Wang, MD, PhD

History of Pathology Society

  A Cooke's tour to find the remaining pathology specimens collected during WW1 by the pathologists in the various combatant countriesRobin Cooke, MD
  In the Wake of the Great War: How Pathology Became a Clinical Discipline in America?James R. Wright, Jr., MD, PhD

International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology

  Tumor Syndromes in Bone and Soft Tissue PathologyJudith VMG Bovee, MD
  Metabolic Enzymes (IDH, FH, SDH) and Mesenchymal Tumor (Syndrome)sJudith VMG Bovee, MD
  Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Syndrome and Associated TumorsSteven L Carroll, MD, PhD
  Familial Adenomatous Polposis and Associated Mesenchymal TumorsCheryl M. Coffin, MD
  Tumor Syndromes Predisposing to OsteosarcomaMeera R. Hammed, MD
  GNAS Related Mesenchymal TumorsGene P. Siegal, MD, PhD

International Society of Gynecological Pathologists

  Rationale and Background for the ISGyP Endometrial Carcinoma ProjectVinita Parkash, MBBS
  IsGyP Business MeetingGlenn W. McCluggage, FRCPath
  Startegies for Classifying Endometrial Carcinoma with Clear CellsOluwole Fadare, MD
  Strategies for Typing High Grade Endometrial CarcinomaBlake Gilks, MD
  Optimal Grossing Parameters in the Reporting of Endometrial CancersAnais Malpica, MD
  Mixed Epithelial Endometrial CarcinomaJoe Rabban, MD, MPH

North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology

  Famous People with Head & Neck DiseasesLeon Barnes, MD
  OSPS and ESPS and ISPS, Oh My! An Update on Schneiderian PapillomasJustin Bishop, MD
  Salivary Duct Carcinoma: Its Apocrine Nature, Mimics, and Androgen Receptor ImmunohistochemistrySimion Chiosea, MD
  Intestinal-Type Adenocarcinomas: Current Classification, Immunohistochemistry/ Molecular Profile and Differential DiagnosisIlmo Lievo, MD
  Paragangliomas of the Head & Neck: An OverviewMichelle D. Williams, MD

Paleopathology Club

  Oral and Dental Pathology in Native Americans from the Late Mississippian periodMichelle D. Hamilton, PhD
  Health Trends Among Roman Period BurialsRobert R. Paine. PhD

Society for Hematopathology

  Rebranding Langerhans Cell HistiocytosisCarl Allen, MD, PhD
  Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cell NeoplasmsFabio Facchetti, MD, PhD
  Dendritic Cell Neoplasms: Histology, Immunohistochemistry, and Molecular GeneticsJason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
  Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis: A unique immunoregulatory disorderMichael B. Jordan, MD
  Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia: From Bedside to Bench and BackMignon Loh, MD
  WHO has an update on the Histiocytoses?...Check your Blood: A brief update on the pathogenesis and histopathology of histiocytic neoplasmsJennifer Picarsic, MD

Association for Molecular Pathology

  Association for Molecular Pathology: Lessons Learned in Molecular OncologyJames R. Cook, MD, PhD
  Association for Molecular Pathology: Lessons Learned in Molecular Oncology - Summary and the FutureCecilia Yeung, MD
  Submission of a Companion Diagnostic Test to the FDA for Detection of KIT D816V Mutations in Aggressive Systemic MastocytosisTodd W. Kelley, MD
  Deploying Lung Cancer Molecular Pathology Guidelines in Real LifeNeal Lindeman, MD
  Implementing Molecular Testing Guidelines for Colorectal CancerAntonia R. Sepulveda, MD, PhD

American Society for Cytopathology

  New Frontiers in Cytopathology PracticeRana Hoda, MD, FIAC
  Ancilliary Molecular Testing in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules: How Far Have We Come?William C. Faquin, MD, PhD
  Application of Cytologic Techniques to Circulating Tumor Cell SpecimensAlarice Lowe, MD
  Advances in Pancreatic CytologyMartha B. Pitman, MD
  Primary HPV Testing in Cervical Screening: The Pros & ConsJason Stone, MD
  Morphology and Molecular Testing in Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of Lung New Frontiers in Cytopathology PracticeWilliam Travis, MD

International Society of Breast Pathology

  International Society of Breast PathologyIra Bleiweiss, MD
  Management of Papillary Lesions Diagnosed at Rad-Path Concordant Core Biopsy (CNB)Edi Brogi, MD, PhD
  Immune Targeting in Breast CancerAshley Cimino-Mathews, MD
  Predicting Treatment Responses in Breast Cancer Using Genomic ToolsVirginia Kaklamani, MD, DSc
  Circulating DNA and NGS TechnologyJS Reis-Filho, MD, PhD, FRCPath

Association for Pathology Informatics

  The March Towards Precision Medicine: Value of Pathology Informatics In Creation of Pixel and Genome Pipelines to Enhance the Diagnostic ProcessAnil V. Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
  Compelling Use-Cases for Immediate Deployment of Image-Based Analytics in Digital Whole Slide Imaging Pathology WorkflowUlysses G. J. Balis, MD, FCAP, FASCP, FAIMBE
  Creation of a Pixel Pipeline and The Need for Image Analysis to Improve Workflow and Increase Adoption of Digital Pathology for Clinical UseAndrew J. Evans, MD, PhD, PRCPC
  Re-imagining the Microscope to Facilitate Collaboration and Integration of Big Data in MedicineBruce Levy, MD, CPE
  Informatics Challenges in the Creation of a Genomic Pipeline Using Next Generation Sequencing: Current State and Future DirectionsSomak Roy, MD

American Society for Clinical Pathology

  Rapid Assessment of Breast Cancer for Treatment DecisionsJane Brock, MBBS, PhD
  Telepathology Rapid Turnaround Time & Meeting Personnel NeedsE. Blair Holladay, PhD
  Innovations in Pathology Service for Low-Middle Income CountriesDanny Milner, MD, MSc

Society for Ultrastructural Pathology

  An Update on the Role of Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Diagnostics in the Evaluation of Spindle Cell Tumors of Soft TissueLeona A. Doyle, MD
  Epithelioid Soft Tissue TumorsAndrew L. Folpe, MD
  Look-alikes in Spindle and Epithelioid Tumors: Ultrastructural value and pitfalls in diagnosisGuillermo A. Herrera, MD
  Pediatric Fibroblastic, Myofibroblastic and Spindle Cell TumorsJohn Hicks, MD
  Value of Electron Microscopy in the Differential Diagnosis of Spindle and Epithelioid Cell TumorsG. Petur Nielsen, MD


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