Educational Opportunities for Pathologists

The following postgraduate courses and lectures are designed for practicing pathologists who encounter endometrial specimens in their everyday practice.  Unless specified otherwise, they are directed by the creator of this website (Dr. Mutter)It is recommended that you contact the sponsoring organization to confirm the final schedule and register in advance.

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Challenges in Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology: The 21st Annual Tutorial in Gynecologic and Obstetric Pathology.  October  29-30, 2016 Boston, MA

The objective of this course, offered by the Division of Women’s and Perinatal Pathology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, is to provide a comprehensive review of problematic areas of obstetric and gynecologic pathology. The course combines classroom lecture, high quality microscopic screen projection, discussion of challenging cases and interactive post-tests with audience participation. Topics include frequently misdiagnosed entities and strategies to recognize their diagnostic features with the goal of avoiding patient mismanagement. Early malignancy, epithelial, mesenchymal and trophoblastic neoplasia, borderline and malignant pelvic epithelial neoplasia, and use of special stains and biomarkers will be covered.  The course is relevant to any pathologist or clinician interested in female genital tract pathology and the detection of gynecologic cancer.The course is relevant to any pathologist or clinician interested in female genital tract pathology and the detection of gynecologic cancer.  Check the Harvard Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education for details and to register.
 

Interpreting the Endometrial Biopsy; a Multimedia Microscopic Tutorial. Saturday, November 19-20, 2016 , Boston, MA

Unusual presentations of common disorders in endometrial pathology challenge pathologists’ diagnostic interpretive abilities. This course is designed to improve participants’ diagnostic abilities in such demanding cases. The course offers a unique format combining classroom teaching with digital (virtual microscopy) presentations of known case examples and unknown challenge cases. Participants will be able to express their opinion of unknown cases using an electronic voting system, the results of which will be summarized for the group. Each registrant will also receive an illustrated course syllabus. This course is relevant to any pathologist engaged in the interpretation of endometrial biopsies as well as clinicians managing patients with endometrial disease. Attendance limited to 55 participants. Check the Harvard Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education for details .