Education

Access More with Your Registration

 

The ASCP Annual Meeting has always focused on delivering up-to-date, highly practical education to build skills and knowledge that you can apply in the lab immediately. To build the foundation for this year’s education lineup, subject matter experts were engaged from the very beginning to define the entire program based on professional practice gaps and learner needs.

Register to attend in-person or virtually, with the option to access all recorded sessions on-demand for 3 months after the meeting.

Pre-Meeting Virtual Sessions

August 22–Early September

10 sessions, available to all registrants

Core Meeting

September 7–9

130+ sessions in Chicago,
80+ livestreamed virtually

On-Demand Recordings

3 Months Post-Meeting

Access 80+ recorded sessions with purchase of the On-Demand Upgrade

Pre-Meeting Virtual Sessions

All registered attendees will have access to a lineup of 10 virtual sessions starting August 22, including:

Defining the Future of Digital and Computational Pathology

Fostering the Pathways of Women into Leadership Positions from the Nurtured to the Nurturer: A Global Perspective

Social Media: A 4-Part Series of Practical Usage for the Laboratory

Capacity Building in Low and Middle Income Countries

Earn 80+ CME/CMLE Credits

Attendees who purchase the on-demand recordings will be able to claim CME/CMLE credits for all sessions viewed both in-person and virtually on-demand. In-person attendees who don’t purchase on-demand content will be able to claim up to 16 CME/CMLE credits for sessions attended live in Chicago or virtually.

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Education Program Highlights

 

Laboratory Professionals’ Track

Three days of sessions developed and presented by leading Laboratory Professionals. A range of high-interest topic areas are covered, including hematology/coagulation, blood banking/transfusion medicine, microbiology, and chemistry. This track includes sessions like:

Coagulation Testing and DOACs

Updates in Clinical Flow Cytometry Assays

How low can you go? Working to Reduce Blood Culture Contamination Rates

Lessons Learned from COVID in the Blood Bank and IRL: Beyond the Patient (In-person roundtable)

A Fresh Look at Urine Reflex Testing

Establishing a Mass Spectrometry Laboratory

All sessions in this track will be presented in Chicago and livestreamed for virtual attendees. Recordings will be available after the meeting as part of the On-Demand Package.

Resident Review Series – Intensive Board Preparation

The incredibly popular Board review series returns. 12 intensive sessions focus on a single topic area for 1 hour each, incorporating instruction, Q&A, and rapid-fire study questions. 2022 topics include:

Surgical Pathology – Soft Tissue

Hematopathology

Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking

Clinical Chemistry

Coagulation

Hematology

Laboratory Management

Neuropathology

Medical Microbiology

Gynecologic Cytology

Non-Gynecologic Cytology

Dermatopathology

All sessions in this track will be presented in Chicago and livestreamed for virtual attendees. Recordings will be available after the meeting as part of the On-Demand Package.

Case-Based Learning with Videomicroscopy

(In-Person Only)

 

The always popular Videomicroscopy Tutorial (VMT) sessions are all case-based, exploring challenging topics and diagnoses along with attendee interaction. Look for session titles beginning with Videomicroscopy, including:

Benign and Malignant Hepatic Neoplasms: How to Make Proper Diagnosis and Avoid Pitfalls

Crash Course in Gastric Biopsies

Challenges and New 2022 WHO in Kidney Tumor: Oncocytic Renal Tumors? Where are We Now?

Immunohistochemistry Updates and Challenges in Genitourinary Pathology

Morphologic, Immunohistochemical, and Molecular Landscape of Endometrial Carcinoma: A Case Based Approach with Prognostic and Therapeutic Implications

Conventional and Non-Conventional Dysplasia in IBD

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Featured Sessions

All times listed in CDT

1:15pm – 2:15pm Wednesday, Sep 7
Speaker Name
Anne Mills

MD

Michele Raible Lecture for Residents:

From MMR-Deficient to Mesonephric-like: Updates in Endometrial Carcinoma

2:45pm – 3:45pm Wednesday, Sep 7
Speaker Name
Jeffrey Myers

MD, FASCP

Speaker Name
Lija Joseph

MD, FASCP

Speaker Name
Thomas Cummings

MD, FASCP

21st Century Cures Act: Role of Pathologists and Laboratorians in Empowering our Patients

9:40am – 10:40am Thursday, Sep 8
Speaker Name
Jennifer Bennett

MD

Arthur Purdy Stout Society Lecture for Pathologists:

Diagnostic Challenges and Pitfalls in Spindle Cell Neoplasms of the Uterus

1:40pm – 2:40pm Thursday, Sep 8
Speaker Name
Pat Tanabe

MPA, MLS(ASCP)CM

Barbara M. Castleberry Lecture for Laboratory Professionals:

An Accidental Career

10:40am – 11:40am Friday, Sep 9
Speaker Name
Marsha C. Kinney

MD, MASCP

Cindy Johns Lecture:

The Power of Observation in Clinical Care and Discovery: It All Begins in the Lab

Innovative, Interactive Session Formats

 

In-person attendees in Chicago can discover sessions presented in a range of innovative formats, including:

PechaKucha sessions using a rapid-fire, image-based learning format

TED Talk-style sessions featuring short educational stories on hot topics

Meet the Experts small group discussions featuring leading experts in a range of fields

Daily Homerooms provide an informal setting at the end of each day to connect with other attendees in your area

A wide range of case-based sessions, including Videomicroscopy Tutorials (VMTs)

Roundtable Sessions cover a range of high-interest topic areas

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