We are very pleased to announce our invited speakers for the 20th Annual Current Topics in Pathology - GI Pathology - January Day-long LASOP Academic program.
Dr. John Goldblum – Chair of the Department of Anatomic Pathology at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and an internationally recognized expert in gastrointestinal and soft tissue pathology
Dr. Deepa Patil - Associate Professor of the Department of Anatomic Pathology at Cleveland Clinic, Associate Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic's Lerner College of Medicine, and Director of the GI, Pancreatic, and Hepatobiliary Pathology Fellowship Program
Both of these distinguished pathologists have made impressive contributions to the current medical literature and are among the most recognized names in their respective fields. For example, Dr. John Goldblum has co-authored a popular gastrointestinal pathology textbook entitled “Surgical Pathology of the GI Tract, Liver, Biliary Tract, and Pancreas”, now in its third edition, and a soft tissue textbook entitled “Enzinger and Weiss’s Soft Tissue Tumors”, now in its sixth edition
Recognize Barrett’s related dysplasia and review classification of IBD and IBD-related dysplasia with respect to current management guidelines
Learn to classify serrated colorectal polyps, understand the surveillance guidelines, and review pitfalls in assessing malignant colorectal polyps
Develop a practical approach to gastritis, gastropathy, small bowel pathology, and non-IBD colitides
Review common GI mesenchymal tumors, molecular genetics of GISTs, and use of ancillary stains in their differential diagnoses
Engage in “live” case-based discussions using whole slide imaging technology
**Specifc objectives for each lecture listed available upon request and on day of program**
The Los Angeles Society of Pathologists, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
The Los Angeles Society of Pathologists, Inc. is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicans. The Los Angeles Society of Pathologists, Inc. takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity