Program Highlights:

Discover Your Path

How will you experience ASCP 2023?

For those looking to focus in on a subspecialty or topic area, the following tracks provide suggested pathways for you to explore.

All sessions are included with your ASCP 2023 registration, but a number of new tracks have been developed to give you a framework for how to best experience this year’s meeting.

Choose from 35 education sessions, such as:

  • Day 1: A Practical Approach to Problematic Thoracic Pathology Cases
                Jeffrey Myers, MD, FASCP; Kristine Konopka, MD; Tao Huang, BM, PhD, FASCP
  • Day 1: Molecularly-defined Renal Cell Carcinoma and its Differential Diagnosis (VMT Session)
                Sean Williamson, MD, FASCP; Mahmut Akgul, MD
  • Day 2: Diagnostic Challenges in Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Ulcers
                Yue Xue, MD, PhD; Yang Guang-Yu, MD, PhD
  • Day 2: A Simple and Practical Diagnostic Approach to Frozen Sections from the Liver
                Vishal Chandan, MD; Sejal Shah, MD
  • Day 3: Don't Sweat It! - A Practical Approach to Salivary Gland Lesions of the Breast and more
                Raza Hoda, MD, FASCP; Patrick McIntire, MD, FASCP
  • Day 3: Videomicroscopy Tutorial (VMT): Dealing with Difficult Diagnostic Specimens from Patients with Testicular Neoplasms
                Thomas Ulbright, MD

Browse the full schedule here and filter by this track or any subtopic area to explore more.

Choose from 10 specialty sessions, including:

  • Day 1: Diagnosis of lymphoproliferative disorders in cytology and small biopsy: a practical approach
                Songlin Zhang, MD, PhD, FASCP; Xiaohong Wang, MD, PhD
  • Day 1: Out of the Box Flow Cytometry - Unconventional Uses of Flow Cytometry
                Henry Rinder, MD, FASCP; Alexa Siddon, MD, FASCP
  • Day 2: Nodular lymphocyte predominant Hodgkin lymphoma: Challenges in diagnosis, subclassification, and prognostication
                Aliyah Sohani, MD; Rachel Mariani, MD
  • Day 3: ICC vs WHO classifications of hematolymphoid neoplasms
                Shiyong Li, MD, PhD, FASCP; George Deeb, MD, FASCP

Browse the full schedule here and filter by this track or any subtopic area to explore more.

Choose from 5 specialty sessions, including:

  • Day 1: Navigating the Diagnostic Challenges in EUS-guided FNA of Mesenchymal Tumors: A Case-based Approach
                Juan Xing, MD; Xiaoying Liu, MD, FASCP
  • Day 2: Urine Trouble? A Robust Approach to Urine Cytology with Emphasis on Identifying Mimics of Urothelial Carcinoma and Updates to The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology
                Patrick J. McIntire, MD, FASCP; Tarik Elsheikh, MD
  • Day 3: Fluid Cytology: An Update on Advances in CSF Cytology and Lymphoproliferative Processes in Body Fluids
                Lester Layfield, MD, FASCP

Browse the full schedule here and filter by this track or any subtopic area to explore more.

Additional Meeting Highlights


And be sure to fill out your schedule with these meeting highlights, including a host of opportunities to network with and learn from other pathologists as well as members of the entire laboratory team.

  • Day 1: ‘Hot Topic Meet-Ups’ - sit with others in your field for an informal roundtable discussion on top-of-mind topics
  • Day 1: Cancer Patient Advocate Keynote with actor/philanthropist Rob Lowe
  • Day 1: Arthur Purdy Stout Lecture for Pathologists – Sara Dry, MD
  • Day 1: Biospecimens in Clinical Care and Research: Legal/Ethical Issues and Patient Concerns
  • Day 1: Opening Reception - relax and socialize with all attendees
  • Day 2: Scientific Keynote Speaker: Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD
  • Day 2: Cindy Johns Lecture – Robert McKenna, MD
  • Day 2: Attendee Reception - eat, drink, and socialize!
  • 200+ research posters

Renowned Experts in Pathology

2023 speakers include:

  • Jeffrey Myers, MD, FASCP

    Jeffrey Myers, MD, FASCP,
    University of Michigan Medicine

  • Mary Bronner, MD,

    Mary Bronner, MD,
    ARUP Laboratories

  • Andrew Churg, MD, PhD,

    Liron Pantanowitz, MD, MBBCH, FASCP,
    University of Pittsburgh / UPMC

  • Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP

    Kamran Mirza, MD, PhD, FASCP,
    Loyola University

  • Henry Rinder, MD, FASCP

    Henry Rinder, MD, FASCP,
    Yale School of Medicine

  • Xiaoying Liu, MD, MS, FASCP

    Xiaoying Liu, MD, MS, FASCP,
    Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth

  • Sarah Dry
  • Featured Session

    Arthur Purdy Stout Lecture for Pathologists

    Biospecimens in Clinical Care and Research: Legal/Ethical Issues and Patient Concerns

    Friday, October 20 – 9:15AM – 10:15AM

    Sarah Dry, MD

AP/CP Rapid Review Series

Brush up your knowledge in quick fashion with these 1-hour rapid-fire review sessions. Now adapted for both residents and practicing pathologists, these 12 sessions each cover foundational knowledge in a single topic area, including:

AP Rapid Review


 Breast Pathology



 Gynecologic & Non-Gynecologic Cytology

 Soft Tissue

CP Rapid Review

 Clinical Chemistry

 Transfusion Medicine / Blood Banking



 Medical Microbiology

 Laboratory Administration / Management

featured sessions

All Rapid Review sessions will be recorded and included with the On-Demand add-on.

Earn 26.5 CME Credits

Earn up to 26.5 CME credits with your registration, with the opportunity to earn many more if you include the on-demand option.

Included with all registrations Add-on options (additional fee)
Pre-Meeting On-Demand Sessions Core Meeting Oct 18-20 Pre-Meeting Workshops Oct 17 On-Demand Recorded Sessions
11 Credits 15.5 Credits 4 Credits 80+ Additional Credits
  • Kang
  • Experience More with
    On-Demand Content                            

    ASCP 2023 isn’t limited to 3 days in Long Beach. All registrants will have access to a series of 12 pre-meeting on-demand sessions beginning October 10th.

    Additionally, a selection of 80+ sessions will be recorded and released for 6 months following the meeting. Select a registration option with ‘On-Demand’ included for access to these sessions and the ability to claim CME credits for any that you view.