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Common and Rare Soft Tissue Tumors: Histologic Mimics with Marked Differences in Behavior

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Original release date:
June 2, 2021
Access to this course expires on:  March 17, 2024, at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
CME 1.5

Course Description
Six USCAP educators (recently vaccinated) traveled to Palm Springs to conduct interactive microscopy sessions broadcast live for the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting with interactive Q&A, reflecting their academic expertise and experience. The Academy is pleased to offer access to Dr. Jason Hornick’s study session with focus on the learning objectives below. Dr. Hornick is Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. He currently serves on the USCAP Board of Directors.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:

  • Develop a differential diagnosis for a wide range of soft tissue tumors
  • Apply immunohistochemistry to aid in the differential diagnosis of soft tissue tumors
  • Recognize diagnostically useful genetic alterations in soft tissue tumors

Target Audience
Practicing academic and community pathologists, and pathologists-in-training

Continuing Medical Education
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to USCAP and to learners any financial relationship(s) that have occurred within the last 24 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. USCAP has reviewed all disclosures and mitigated all identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.

The following faculty reported financial relationships: Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD: Consultant, Eli Lilly, Epizyme, Aadi Bioscience

The following planners reported financial relationships:
Yuri Fedoriw: Consultant, Alexion Pharmaceuticals; Grant or Research Support, BioFluidica
Jason Hornick: Consultant, Eli Lilly, Epizyme, Aadi Bioscience
Liron Pantanowitz: Consultant, Hamamatsu; Advisory Board Member, Ibex

The following planners reported no relevant financial relationships: Zubair Baloch, Daniel Brat, Laura Collins, Sarah Dry, William Faquin, Karen Fritchie, Jennifer Gordetsky, Kristin Jensen, Melinda Lerwill, Anna Marie Mulligan, David Papke, Jr., Carlos Parra-Herran, Rajiv Patel, Deepa Patil, Charles Quick, Raja Seethala, Olga Weinberg, Ilan Weinreb, Maria Westerhoff, Rhonda Yantiss, Nicholas Zoumberos.

USCAP staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no financial relationships.

To earn CME credit, all learners must complete the evaluation. Your certificate will be available to view and print by clicking here.

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