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Monday, April 16 - Early Registration
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Early Registration - Governor's Hall Lobby
Tuesday, April 17 - Gadsen Holbrook
Moderator: Frederick S. Nolte, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast - Governor's Hall C
7:55 - 8:00 am Welcome - Governor's Hall D & E
Moderator: Frederick S. Nolte, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 - 9:00 am Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Diagnostic Biomarker Aids and Monitoring Controversies
Nikolina Babic, Ph.D., D(ABCC), F(ABCC), Medical University of South Carolina
9:00 - 10:00 am Multiplex Molecular Panels for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases: Performance, Interpretation, and Cost-Effectiveness
Frederick S. Nolte, Ph.D., D(ABMM) F(AAM), Medical University of South Carolina
10:00 - 10:15 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits Vanderhorst
10:15 - 11:15 am Genomic Medicine: What Every Pathologist Needs to Know
Stephen Ethier, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
11:15 - 12:15 pm How Molecular Methods have Changed My Hematopathology Practice
Angela Duong, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
1:30 - 2:30 pm Overview of Microarrays and Clinical Applications
Daynna Wolff, Ph.D., F(ACMG), Medical University of South Carolina
2:30 - 3:30 pm Application of Microarrays to Diagnosis of Brain Cancers
Adriana Olar, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
3:30 pm Adjourn
Wednesday, April 18 - Pratt Thomas
Moderator: Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast - Governor's Hall
7:55 - 8:00 am Welcome - Governor's Hall D & E
Moderator: M. Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 - 9:00 am Lung Pathology
Mark R. Wick, M.D., University of Virginia Health System
9:00 - 10:00 am Lung Pathology
Mark R. Wick, M.D., University of Virginia Health System
10:00 - 10:15 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits - Vanderhorst
10:15 - 11:15 am Soft Tissue Pathology
David R. Lucas, M.D., University of Michigan
11:15 - 12:15 pm Soft Tissue Pathology
David R. Lucas, M.D., University of Michigan
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
1:30 - 2:30 pm Breast Pathology
Jean F. Simpson, M.D., Breast Pathology Consultants, Inc.
2:30 - 3:30 pm Breast Pathology
Jean F. Simpson, M.D., Breast Pathology Consultants, Inc.
3:30 pm Adjourn
Thursday, April 19 - Pratt Thomas
Moderator: Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast - Governor's Hall C
7:55 - 8:00 am Welcome - Governor's Hall D & E
Moderator: M. Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 - 9:00 am Genitourinary Pathology
Jesse K. McKenney, M.D., Cleveland Clinic
9:00 - 10:00 am Genitourinary Pathology
Jesse K. McKenney, M.D., Cleveland Clinic
10:00 - 10:15 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits - Vanderhorst
10:15 - 11:15 am Head and Neck Pathology
Bruce M. Wenig, M.D., Moffitt Cancer Center
11:15 -12:15 pm Head and Neck Pathology
Bruce M. Wenig, M.D., Moffitt Cancer Center
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
1:30 - 2:30 pm Head and Neck Pathology
Mary S. Richardson, M.D., D.D.S., Medical University of South Carolina
2:30 - 3:30 pm GYN Pathology
Laura S. Spruill, M.D., Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina
3:30 pm Adjourn
Friday, April 20 - Morning Session - Pratt Thomas
Moderator: Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast - Governor's Hall
7:55 - 8:00 am Welcome - Governor's Hall D & E
Moderator: M. Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 - 9:00 am Mysterious Cases
M. Timothy Smith, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
9:00 - 10:00 am Surgical Pathology
Evelyn T. Bruner, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
10:00 - 10:15 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits - Vanderhorst
10:15 - 11:15 am Inflammatory Diseases of the Skin of the Breast and Vulva
John S. Metcalf, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
11:15 - 12:15 pm Neoplastic Diseases of the Skin of the Breast and Vulva
John S. Metcalf, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
Friday, April 20 - Afternoon Session - McKee
Moderator: Jack Yang, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
1:30 - 2:30 pm Urine Cytology
Eva M. Wojcik, M.D., Loyola University Medical Center
2:30 - 3:30 pm Renal Cytology
Eva M. Wojcik, M.D., Loyola University Medical Center
3:30 pm Adjourn
6:30 - 9:30 pm Group Social – The Pavilion at Night Heron Park (included with registration)
Saturday, April 21 - Option 1 - McKee
Moderator: Jack Yang, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast - Governor's Hall C
7:55 - 8:00 am Welcome - Governor's Hall D & E
Moderator: Jack Yang, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 - 9:00 am GYN Cytopathology
Ritu Nayar, M.D., Northwestern University
9:00 - 10:00 am Thyroid Cytopathology
Ritu Nayar, M.D., Northwestern University
10:00 - 10:15 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits - Vanderhorst
10:15 - 11:15 am Pancreas Cytology
Martha B. Pitman, M.D., Harvard Medical School
11:15 - 12:15 pm Pancreas Cytology
Martha B. Pitman, M.D., Harvard Medical School
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
1:30 - 2:30 pm Non-Gyn Cytology
Olga Chajewski, M.D. and Kathryn Lindsey, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
2:30 - 3:30 pm Hematopathology for Cytology
Kathryn Lindsey, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
3:30 pm Adjourn
Saturday, April 21 - Option 2 - Dermatopathology
Moderator: John Metcalf, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
7:00 - 7:55 am Registration and Breakfast - Governor's Hall
7:55 - 8:00 am Welcome - Governor's Hall A
John Metcalf, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
8:00 - 10:00 am Case Presentations by MUSC DermPath Alumni
Moderator: John S. Metcalf, M.D.
10:00 - 10:15 am Refreshment Break and Exhibits - Vanderhorst
10:15 - 12:15 pm Dermatopathology Unknowns
Jessica Forcucci, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch - Governor's Hall C
1:30 - 3:30 pm Dermatopathology Unknowns
Brett Keeling, M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
3:30 pm Adjourn