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From the Internet to In-Person: Surgical Pathology Cases from Six Social Media Educators



Original release date:
April 17, 2024
Access to this course expires on:  February 5, 2027 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
CME 17.25

Course Description
This interactive microscopy course will provide key updates in the daily practice of surgical pathology from six proven educators. Topics will include molecular testing of bone, soft tissue, thyroid, and endometrial neoplasms; histologic distinction of difficult appendiceal, thoracic, mesenchymal, head and neck, and endocrine lesions; best practices in thoracic frozen section evaluation; and proper workup of limited material in gastrointestinal, thyroid, bladder, and renal samples.

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

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Appreciate subtle gross and histologic clues to resolve differential diagnoses for appendiceal mucinous lesions.
  • Use histologic features to guide selection of immunohistochemical markers and genetic studies to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis of bone and soft tissue tumors.
  • Synthesize histologic features with ancillary findings to optimize recognition of clinically meaningful gynecologic cancers with molecular signatures.
  • Recognize key scenarios in which thoracic sections are performed, key histopathologic findings in these scenarios, and how to word the frozen section report in order to effectuate optimal intraoperative management.

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 17.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures
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 no relevant financial relationships: Raul S. Gonzalez, MD, Valerie A. Fitzhugh, MD, Xiaoyin (Sara) Jiang, MD, Anne M. Mills, MD, Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD, Ankur R. Sangoi, MD

The following IM coordinator reported no relevant financial relationships: Monica Garcia-Buitrago, MD

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

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