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Cytology Seminar

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15th Annual Current Issues in Anatomic Pathology,
May 24-26, 2012

Course evaluations and CME certificates



Department: Pathology
Course Number: MAP1201B
Start: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
End: Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Location: San Francisco, California
San Francisco VA Hospital, Bldg 2, Anatomic Pathology, Room 344
Fees: $250
Credit: 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Objectives:
This one day seminar will present the audience a hands-on experience with diagnostic problems in everyday cytopathology practice and an update on recent developments in the use of special techniques in cytopathology. At the end of the cytopathology course, the learner will be able to identify common problem areas in cytopathology practice, recognize potential pitfalls, and develop a differential diagnosis and a management plan. The learner will be able to identify the practical benefit of special techniques.

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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.

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Course Outline:
2012 UCSF Current Issues Cytology Seminar
(SFVAH, Bldg. 2, Anatomic Pathology)


7:30 am Shuttle departs Hotel Nikko for UCSF VAMC

8:10 am Registration, Coffee, and Greetings (Rm 344)

8:30 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS
A. Lymph Node FNA (Rm 343) Rick Baehner, MD

B. Breast Cytology (Rm 253)
Ronald Balassanian, MD

10:00 am Break

10:20 am CONCURRENT SESSIONS
A. Cytology of the Pancreas (Rm 343)
Laura Tabatabai, MD

B. Cervical Cytology: Atypical Glandular
Cells to Adenocarcinoma (Rm 253)
Christina Kong, MD

11:50 am Lunch provided

12:45 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
A. Breast Cytology (Rm 253)
Ronald Balassanian, MD

B. Lymph Node FNA (Rm 343)
Rick Baehner, MD

2:15 pm Break

2:35 pm CONCURRENT SESSIONS
A. Cervical Cytology: Atypical Glandular
Cells to Adenocarcinoma (Rm 253)
Christina Kong, MD

B. Cytology of the Pancreas (Rm 343)
Laura Tabatabai, MD

4:15 pm Adjourn/Shuttle Departs UCSF VAMC for Hotel Nikk

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Chairs:
Linda Ferrell, MD
Laura Tabatabai, MD

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Faculty:
Rick Baehner, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

Christina Kong, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Stanford University

Ronald Balassanian, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

Laura Tabatabai, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco
Cytology Seminar Course Chair

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Travel & Lodging:
Hotel Nikko
222 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-394-1111
Hotel Rates: $175/night

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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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