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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

9:00 am - 12:00 pm CSP02 Uncommon Gastrointestinal Disorders: Ignorance is Not Bliss
CSP01 Timely Topics in Breast Pathology
CSP03 Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs): Standards and Quality Assurance in the Era of Personalized Medicine
CSP07 College of American Pathologists: It's a New Era for Pathologists: Real-Life Examples of How Pathologists Successfully Practice in New Roles
10:00 am - 10:50 am 78 The Power of Peripheral Blood Smears-Apparent Diagnostic Clues (Part 1)
11:00 am - 11:50 am 83 The Power of Peripheral Blood Smears-Apparent Diagnostic Clues (Part 2)
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm CSP06 Head and Neck Pathology: Challenges and Opportunities
CSP04 Topics in Hematopathology: Flow Cytometry and Molecular Genetics as Tools for Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating Hematolymphoid Malignancy
CSP05 Difficult Cases in Clinical Flow Cytometry

Thursday, October 20, 2011

10:00 am - 10:50 am 215 Problematic Cases in Pulmonary Cytopathology
60 Molecular Biology of Cartilage Neoplasis: Current Concepts and New Advances
73 Coagulation Laboratory: Methods, Standards and Cost Effective Testing (Part 1)
105 The Practice of Pathology in Resource Poor Countries
143 Changes on the Horizon-An Update on Pathology Convergence
10:00 am - 11:50 am 13 Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Metastatic Malignancies of Unknown Primary Site
38 Diagnosis and Prognostication of Gastro-entero-pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: A Multidisciplinary Approach
31 Surgical Pathology of Diagnostically Challenging Thyroid Gland Lesions
59 What You and the Neurosurgeon Really Need to Know: Intra-operative Neuropathology
67 Pharmacodynamic Monitoring of Targeted Drug Therapy
86 FDA Regulation of Laboratory-Developed Tests
119 Laboratory Medicine Best Practices: Developing and Applying Systematic Evidence Review and Evaluation Methods for Quality Improvement
11:00 am - 11:50 am 53 Clinico-Pathologic Dilemmas in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
74 Coagulation Laboratory: Methods, Standards and Cost Effective Testing (Part 2)
169 Teach An Entire Pathology Course, Lecture and Lab, Online!
115 Endothelial Progenitor Cells: A Novel Laboratory-Based Biomarker of Vascular Health
141 The Role of the Laboratory Director: Responsibilities, Expectations and Challenges
152 Infections without Borders
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm 2 Glands Gone Wild: Glandular Lesions in Pap Tests
225 Global Standardization and Quality Services of Molecular-Genetic Testing
116 The Future Role of Laboratory Inspections and Accreditation
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm 231 Barbara M. Castleberry Lecture for Laboratory Professionals
2:00 pm - 3:50 pm 7 The Use of Ultrasound in FNA Biopsy Guidance
34 Core Biopsies of the Breast
46 Medical Liver Biopsy Interpretation: A Practical Guide for Accurate Diagnosis and Informative Reporting
189 Evaluating and Reporting Tumors after (Neo)adjuvant Therapy: Breast,Testis and Urinary Bladder
66 Contemporary Issues in Diagnostic Hemostasis and Thrombosis
78R (REPEAT) The Power of Peripheral Blood Smears: Apparent Diagnostic Clues
223 Applied Information Technology - Where Simplicity brings blissful surprises
2:00 pm - 4:50 pm 39 Wart's Happening: HPV disease of the cervix, vulva and anus with an update on laboratory testing and the vaccine
88 Systems Pathology: An Introduction to Omic Approaches in Personalized Medicine
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm 1 Novel Immunochemistry Biomarkers for Cervical Cancer Screening
3:00 pm - 4:50 pm 230 Quality Assurance Programs and Revalidation: Exploration and Opportunities for Collaboration at an International Level
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm 65 Evidence-based Uses and Abuses of Plasma Transfusion
131 Staff Motivation & Retention: Possible Solutions to an Ongoing Challenge
153 Tissue Tug of War: Issues in Tissue Procurement for Research and Banking
10 Hot Topic: High False-Negative Rate of HER2 qRT-PCR of the Oncotype DX test: An Independent Quality Assurance study
4:00 pm - 5:50 pm 14 Cytologic Sub-Classification of Lung Cancer: A New Challenge for Practicing Pathologists
6 Challenging Cases for the Cytopathology Professional During Immediate Assessment. Are You Prepared?
40 Surgical Pathology of Sinonasal Tract Tumors
55 Important Pathologic Parameters in Reporting Urothelial Carcinoma of The Bladder
76 Molecular Genetics/Immunophenotype in New Entities of the 2008 WHO Classification of Hematopoietic Neoplasms
77 Flow Cytometry: Basic Analysis Principles of Hematopoietic Malignancies
5:00 pm - 5:50 pm 69 Using Mass Spectrometry in Diagnosis and Management
87 Recent Advances in HPV Testing
106 Advancing the Global Workforce in Developing Countries: Diagnostics to Logistics to Solutions
127 Lean in Action: Using Lean Principles to Solve "Impossible Problems"
133 The Entrepreneur Within You: Imagine!
140 Financial Strategies in Response to the Changing Health Care Economy
156 The Opportunity for Laboratory Services to Reduce Diagnostic Errors

Friday, October 21, 2011

7:30 am - 8:45 am GEN04 Global Access to Health Care: Taking a Closer Look at Cervical Cancer
9:00 am - 9:50 am 42 A Practical Diagnostic Approach to the Non-Neoplastic Endometrial Biopsy
61 "Lost": Mass Casualty Identification of Human Remains
80 Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: New Approaches to Diagnosis and Disease Monitoring
118 Managing Results in the New World of the Electronic Record
130 "Can You Hear Me Now?": How to Get Your Message Across in Every Situation
129 Congratulations Residency Graduate: What Every "New" Pathologist Should Know About Employment Decisions!
139 Making the Change from Lab Mentality to Customer Service Mentality (Part 1)
9:00 am - 10:50 am 7R (REPEAT) The Use of Ultrasound in FNA Biopsy Guidance
224a Pulmonary Pathology: New and Evolving Concepts, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Controversies (Part 1- Cases)
172 Diagnostics Off the Grid: Providing Laboratory Testing Without Municipal Power
9:00 am - 11:50 am 54 ENCORE! Common Non-Neoplastic Lumps and Bumps of Bones and Joints
64 Implementing Blood Management
90 A Practical Approach to Molecular Diagnostics in Gynecologic Neoplasms
10:00 am - 10:50 am 95 Maintenance of Certification Primer
132 What Would You Do? Case Studies in Laboratory Ethical Dilemmas
10:00 am - 11:50 am 8 Classifying Your Thyroid FNA Specimens Using Bethesda Terminology: Use of Adjunct Molecular Reflex Testing
33 Special Types of Invasive Breast Carcinoma: Diagnostic Criteria with Prognostic and Therapeutic Signs
214 Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases in Surgical and Cytopathology with Microbiology Recommendations
113 Improve Lab Operations with Six Sigma Metrics
147 Personalized Medicine-Current and Future Realities
11:00 am - 11:30 am MTE01 Meet-the-Experts: Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance (FLUS). A Thyroid FNA Case Presentation
11:00 am - 11:50 am 224b Pulmonary Pathology: New and Evolving Concepts, Diagnostic Dilemmas and Controversies (Part 2- Microscope Tutorial)
96 What You Need to Know for the AP/CP Boards
99 Don't Be Mystified, Be Certified! Opportunities on a Global Scale
142 Making the Change from Lab Mentality to Customer Service Mentality (Part 2)
12:10 pm - 1:10 pm Lunch Roundtable Discussions
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm 161 The Thyroid in Art
233 Arthur Purdy Stout Lecture for Pathologists
2:00 pm - 3:50 pm 191 Understanding Genitourinary System Cytology: From Morphology to Molecular Pathology
48 Prostate Needle Biopsy Interpretation and Reporting: Contemporary Issues and Emerging Concepts
36 An Integrated Clinicopathologic Approach to Ever-Confusing Thyroid Pathology
81 Stump the Stars 2011: Problem Cases in Hematopathology
177 2011 ASCP Resident Review Mini-Course Series Session 1: Microbiology, Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine
160 International Pathology and the World Health Organization
134 A Laboratory Cage Match: Six Sigma vs. Lean
4 Utilize CLMA's "Body of Knowledge for Medical Laboratory Management" to Achieve ASCP's DLM Certification
136 Risk Management and Legal Issues for the Practice
149 Gene Patents-The Future of Gene Research in an Era of Patents-Scientific and Legal Considerations
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm MTE02 Meet-the-Experts: Application of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Laboratory
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm 124 Most Common Findings from Joint Commission Surveys
3:00 pm - 4:50 pm 82 Practicalities of Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy: Interpretation and Issues Beyond the Diagnosis
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm 37 Pitfalls in Dermatopathology: When Things Are Not What They Seem To Be
4:00 pm - 5:50 pm 3 Building Blocks of Cytodiagnosis: The "Gut Course" in FNA Biopsy
41 A Crash Course in Diagnosing Common and Not-So-Common Head and Neck Lesions
77R (REPEAT) Flow Cytometry: Basic Principles and Case Analysis
204 Molecular Testing in Breast and Lung Cancer: A Diagnostic Immunology and Molecular Pathology Update
178 2011 ASCP Resident Review Mini-Course Series Session 2: Renal and Soft Tissue Pathology
107 Informatics in the Anatomical Pathology Laboratory: Making It Work for You
114 The Anatomic Pathologist's Role in Error Reduction and Patient Safety
196 Develop and Maximize Your Team's True Potential
12 Syphilis, HSV and Other STDs: New Assays, New Testing Algorithms
155 Pathology Consultations-Making Them Effective and Relevant
5:00 pm - 5:50 pm 52 Top Ten Advances in Gastrointestinal Pathology 2011

Saturday, October 22, 2011

8:00 am - 8:50 am 72 Procalcitonin as a Marker of Infection, Sepsis, and Response to Antibiotic Therapy
108 Improving Tissue Traceability by Internationally Standardized Coding
117 Applying Risk Management Principles to QA in Surgical Pathology: From Principles to Practice
8:00 am - 9:50 am 220 Urinary Cytopathology - Its Role in Diagnostic Uropathology and Relationship to Ancillary Tests like FISH
29 Common Consultation Conundrums in Breast Pathology
217 Gynecologic Familial Cancer Syndromes: What the Practicing Pathologist Needs to Know

93 Whole Genome Sequencing by Next-Generation Methods: Genome-forward Medicine
179 2011 ASCP Resident Review Mini-Course Session 3: Hematopathology and Cytopathology
138 Developing the Right Negotiation Skills for the Laboratory
8:00 am - 10:50 am 47 ENCORE! GI Pathology: New Approaches to Old Problems
50 ENCORE! Pancreas: Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology of Pancreatic Neoplasms
9:00 am - 9:30 am MTE04 Meet the Experts: Experience of Lab Professionals in the Japan Earthquake/Sunami
9:00 am - 9:50 am 182 Basic Principles of Biorepositories for Clinical Practice
70 Diagnostic Accuracy
110 LIS-EHR Integration and Meaningful Use Requirements
10:00 am - 10:50 am 9 Gray Zones and Double Hits: Distinguishing "True" Burkitt Lymphoma from Other High-Grade B-Cell Lymphomas
100 Changes in Residency Training: Shaping the Future Pathology Work Force
10:00 am - 11:50 am 184 Cutaneous Lymphomas: Morphology, Immunohistochemistry and Molecular Testing
51 Non-neoplastic Diseases of the Genitourinary Tract: A Practical Approach and Diagnostic Pitfalls
176 Liver Biopsy Evaluation: A Novel Approach To Arriving at Differential Diagnosis
68 Update on Use of PSA in Diagnosis and Monitoring: Clinical and Laboratory Perspectives
79 Hemoglobinopathies: The How, Why and What
92 Molecular Pathology in a Community Hospital Setting
120 POCT in a Changing Regulatory World
128 Strategic Planning: How to Create and Implement a Plan to Achieve Your Vision for Your Laboratory
11 Pathologists' Assistants and Their Role in the Practice of Pathology
11:00 am - 11:50 am 56 Inflammatory Diseases of Large and Medium Vessels
101 Changes In the Fellowship Match Process
170 Peer Brainstorming: Doping Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: Is the Clinical Laboratory Able to Detect the Use of Doping Substances in Non-official Competitions?
173 ENCORE! Handling Patient Diagnostic Materials: Ethical, Social, and Legal Issues
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm MTE03 Meet-the-Experts: Mecanismos de las Embolias / Mechanisms of Embolisms - Presentación Científica Bilinguë / Bilingual Scientific Presentation
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm 206 Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Aplastic Anemia, and Other Bone Marrow Failure States
89 Emerging Molecular Diagnostic Tests and Therapies for Melanoma
104 White Blood Cell Identification: A Novel Trainer and Competency Assessment Tool
109 Digital Pathology: Current State, Future, and Opportunities
126 Improving Your Decision Making: Skills to Improve Laboratory Performance
135 Can't Do It Without You: Your Role in Creating Change That Your Lab Needs
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm 232 Michele Raible Lecture for Pathology Residents
1:30 pm - 3:20 pm 15 Updates in the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory
1:30 pm - 4:20 pm 5 2011 AP Slide Seminar: Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions of the Urinary Bladder
175 An Integrated Approach to the Evaluation and Reporting of Breast Biopsy Findings
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm 9a From Morphology to Molecular Pathology: A Practical Approach for Cytopathologists (Part 1: Cytomorphology)
84 Immunohistochemistry to the Rescue in Hematopathology Problem Cases
94 Defining Best Practices for Determining KRAS Mutations in Colon Cancer
2:30 pm - 4:20 pm 71 Molecular Versus Conventional Microbiology: The Role of Pathologist in Optimal Diagnosis
75 "Half the Sky" in Hematopathology: Diagnosis of Lymphoma With Limited Resources
171 Crossing Borders: Discovering Exotic Diseases That Have Become Endemic
137 Pathology Coding-Doing It By the Numbers and Staying in Compliance
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm 9b From Morphology to Molecular Pathology: A Practical Approach for Cytopathologists (Part 2: Molecular Testing)
111 Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) in Cytology
144 Getting to "Yes" with Multigenerational, Multicultural Team Members
157 Clinical Research in CLS: Services Delivery, Performance Measures, and Evidence-Based Practice