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Cytology Seminar

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Department: Pathology
Course Number: MAP1001B
Start: Wednesday, June 02, 2010
End: Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Location: San Francisco, California
UCSF Parnassus Campus
Fees: $250

Please call the registration office (415-476-5808) to verify space is available before sending payment for the Cytology Seminar. Online registration will be closed once the seminar is full.
Credit: 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Overview:
Enrollment in this seminar is limited to 18 persons and will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis. At the end of the cytopathology course, the learner will be able to identify common problem areas in gynecological and non-gynecological cytology specimens, recognize potential pitfalls, develop a differential diagnosis, and a management plan. The learner will be able to identify the practical benefit and interpretation of special techniques including immunohistochemistry and molecular analyses.The seminar will be held on the University of California, San Francisco campus in rooms HSW-532 and M-557. Shuttle service will be provided between the Hotel Nikko and UCSF.

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Accreditation:
The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cytology workshop is designated 6.50 AMA PRA Category CreditsTM.

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Course Outline:
Wednesday, June 2, 2010

7:45 am Shuttle Departs Hotel for UCSF

8:10 am Registration, Coffee, and Greetings

8:30 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS – Microscopic Tutorials
A. Anal Cytology
Teresa M. Darragh, MD
B. Challenges in Pulmonary Cytology
Kristin Jensen, MD

10:00 am Break

10:20 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS – Microscopic Tutorials
A. Salivary Gland FNA
Laura Tabatabai, MD
B. Pitfalls in Lymph Node Cytology
Erich Schwartz, MD, PhD

11:50 am Lunch provided

12:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS – Microscopic Tutorials
A. Challenges in Pulmonary Cytology
Kristin Jensen, MD
B. Anal Cytology
Teresa M. Darragh, MD

2:15 pm Break

2:35 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS – Microscopic Tutorials
A. Pitfalls in Lymph Node Cytology
Erich Schwartz, MD, PhD
B. Salivary Gland FNA
Z. Laura Tabatabai, MD

4:30 pm Shuttle Departs UCSF for Hotel Nikko

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Chairs:
Linda Ferrell, MD

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Faculty:
Teresa M. Darragh, MD
Professor of Pathology, UCSF

Kristin Jensen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Stanford University

Erich Schwartz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology,
Stanford University

Z. Laura Tabatabai, MD
Cytology Seminar Course Chair
Associate Professor of Pathology,
UCSF

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Travel & Lodging:
UCSF Parnassus Campus
533 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA

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Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received in writing before the first day of the course will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

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