Diagnostic Pathology Course


Saturday, January 28, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Add to Calendar

When
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
South Campus Research Building
Conference Center, Floor 1, Rooms 1-6
7455 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030

Focus
This conference will focus on major areas of interest to general surgical pathologists, including recently implemented diagnostic and prognostic molecular tests that will improve the accuracy of clinical histopathologic diagnoses; updated information on current tumor grading systems; and discussion of areas of diagnostic difficulty along with the information needed to avoid diagnostic errors when these issues are encountered.

Educational Objectives
After attending the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Apply updated diagnostic criteria and new molecular tests for proper classification and treatment of neoplastic lesions (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
  • Incorporate emerging and newly established biomarkers in classification of neoplasms and high risk lesions (knowledge, competence, performance, patient outcomes)
  • Practice appropriate use of molecular testing and tumor diagnosis (knowledge, competence, performance)

Registration Fees
Postmarked on or before Dec. 28, 2016
Physicians: $250
MD Anderson Physicians: $50
Trainees/Students: $50

Postmarked after Dec. 28, 2016
Physicians: $300
MD Anderson Physicians: $75
Trainees/Students: $75

For more information and registration, visit: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/professional-education/cme-conference-management/conferences/diagnostic-pathology.html


Location

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

7455 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030

Contact

Eric Gagneaux

713-745-0080