Twists and Turns of Problematic GI Pathology and How to Find Your Way Out!

January 27-30, 2019

Available Credits 24.5 CME, 24.5 SAM

Course Description

This interactive microscopy course is intended to provide an all-around review of gastrointestinal biopsy pathology for general surgical pathologists, junior GI pathologists, and pathologists-in-training, focusing on unusual lesions and common problematic areas of biopsy interpretation and analysis of appendectomy specimens. Course structure follows GI anatomic topography emphasizing key diagnostic features of inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic pathology as encountered in daily practice. The faculty intends to stimulate dialogue around differential diagnoses, variations in presentation, effective use of ancillary tests and diagnostic decision-making. This is a superb opportunity to refine your skills by direct interaction with enthusiastic rock stars of gastrointestinal pathology at USCAP’S fabulous interactive learning center. You should consider taking this course in contiguity with Liver Pathology: Translating a World of Colors into Clinically Relevant Pathology Reports, directed by Dr. Sanjay Kakar, UCSF, January 24-26, 2019.

Course Objectives

      Classify Barrett’s Esophagus-related and gastric dysplasia and uncommon
        neoplasia in Barrett’s esophagus
      Distinguish diagnostic features of iatrogenic and infectious gut pathology
      Formulate a differential diagnosis for sprue-like lesions of the small bowel
      Properly classify colonic polyps and their malignant risks
      Differentiate between benign and malignant lymphoid infiltrates in the
        GI tract and liver

COURSE LOCATION

USCAP Interactive Center

500 South Palm Canyon Drive
Suite 307
Palm Springs, CA 92264
760.327.6777

USCAP Interactive Center


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