Past Meetings

We do not conduct meetings in July or August.

   
     
November
2017
 

"Mesenchymal lesions of the gastrointestinal tract - Approach to diagnosis and an update" handout (8 MB .pdf)

Shefali Chopra, M.D.
USC Keck School of Medicine

October
2017
 

Slide Seminar: Kaiser Permanente

"Follicular Mucin - Benign or Malignant"
-- Christopher Hale, M.D.
Dermatopathologist

"Is It or Isn't It #1" and "Is It or Isn't It #2"
-- John Ohara, M.D.
Staff Pathologist

"Interesting Cases in Perinatal Pathology"
-- Sandy Wu, M.D.
Staff Pathologist

September
2017
 

"Chagas Disease: a Tropical Infection Now Found in Los Angeles"

David M. Engman, M.D., Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

June
2017
 

Slide Seminar: USC Keck School of Medicine

"Pulmonary ANCA-associated Vasculitides"
--Wafaa Elatre, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

"An Unusual Location for an Uncommon Adult CNS Tumor"
--Anna Mathew, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

"Paratesticular Neoplasms"
--Guang-Qian Xiao, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology

"Intracholecystic Papillary-tubular Neoplasms"
--Evan Yung, M.D.
Cytopathology Fellow

May
2017
 

44th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"An Under-Recognized Atypical Pediatric Spindle Cell Tumor"
--Alexander Nobori, M.D.   (PGY-2)    1st Prize $500
University of California, Los Angeles

"25-Year-Old with a Large Mass in the Right Lower Lobe"
--Andrew Siref, M.D.   (PGY-2)    2nd Prize $300
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Multifocal Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Arising in an Immunocompromised Child with FLCN Gene Mutation: Causation or Coincidence?"
--Li Lei, M.D.   (PGY-4)    3rd Prize $200
Loma Linda University

"The Diagnostic Ambiguity of Cilia and Mucin in a Subpleural Nodule"
--Felicita Baratelli, M.D.   (Surgical Pathology Fellow)    Honorable Mention
Los Angeles County + University of Southern California

"Loss of ATRX Expression Identifies a Unique Subset of Unfavorable Histology Neuroblastoma"
--Ali Nael Amzajerdi, M.D.   (Pediatric Pathology Fellow)    Honorable Mention
Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles

"Suspected Pulmonary Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Without Histologic Evidence of Squamous Component on Biopsy: A Diagnosis by Molecular Study"
--Luan Henry Nguyen, M.D. (PGY-2)    Poster prize $100
Harbor UCLA

April
2017
 

"Selected Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions of the Urinary Bladder Common Diagnostic Pitfalls"

Manju Aron, M.D.
USC Keck School of Medicine

March
2017
 

"Cutaneous Lymphomas"

Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
City of Hope Medical Center

February
2017
  Cancelled
January
2017
 

20th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gastrointestinal Pathology

"BE and BE-related Dysplasia";"IBD and IBD-related Dysplasia";"Diagnostic Approach to GI Mesenchymal Tumors"; Case Presentations
-- John Goldblum, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

"Pattern Based Approach to Non-IBD Colitis"; "Colorectal Polyps--What's New"; "Diagnostic Approach to Small Bowel Pathology";"Non-Neoplastic Gastric Pathology"
-- Deepa Patil, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts

December
2016
 

"Personalization of Cancer Care thru Diagnostics: Opportunities and Challenges of Tumor Genomic Profiling"

Julia Elvin, M.D., Ph.D.
Foundation Medicine, Inc.

No CME credits for this event

November
2016
 

In observance of Election Day, this meeting did not occur.

October
2016
 

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Cancer Center

"Enhancing Assessment of Tumors with Next Generation Sequencing"
--Michelle Afkhami, M.D.

"6 Year Old with an Enlarged Neck"
--Joo Y. Song, M.D.

"Lesion of the Fallopian Tube"
--Sharon P. Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

September
2016
 

"Medico-legal death investigation in LA county--A team approach"

Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.
Medicine Los Angeles County Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner/Director (Retired)

June
2016
 

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Pitfall in Her2 Interpretation"
--Rania Bakkar, M.D.

"54 yo Female with a Highly Unusual Breast Lesion"
--Xuemo (Sean) Fan, M.D., Ph.D.

"Mavericks in the Liver"
--Maha Guindi, M.D.

"WHO 2014 Includes a New Type of Biphasic Uterine Tumor"
--Joanne Rutgers, M.D.

May
2016
 

Annual Resident & Fellow Symposium

"Post Transplant Urothelial Carcinoma: Something To Think About"
--Deepika Sirohi, M.D.   1st prize $500
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Genitourinary Pathology Fellow

"Throbbing headache in a 31 year old male nursing student returning from the Philippines with recently treated mycobacterial lymphadenitis"
--Linda Szymanski, M.D.   2nd prize $300
Keck/LAC+USC Medical Center - Neuropathology Fellow

"When GIST is more than just a GIST"
--Christina Wei, M.D.   3rd prize $200
Keck/LAC+USC Medical Center - PGY2 Pathology Resident

"MUC4 Expression Distinguishes Pediatric Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma"
--Julia Chu, M.D.   Honorable Mention
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - Pediatric Pathology Fellow

"Copper Deficiency: A Mimicker of Myelodysplastic Syndrome"
--Tae Hun Kim, M.D.   Honorable Mention
LAC+USC Medical Center - PGY1 Pathology Resident

"Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome in Adults - Who Knew?!"
--Catherine Chang, M.D.   Poster prize $100
LAC+USC Medical Center - PGY2 Pathology Resident

April
2016
 

Slide Seminar: UCLA

"Non Neoplastic Neuromuscular Pathology"
--Negar Khanlou, M.D.

"Diagnostic Dilemma in Rare Pulmonary Tumor"
--W. Dean Wallace, M.D.

"Applied Next Generation Sequencing in Hematologic Malignancy"
--Rena Xian, M.D.

"WHO’s next? The case for a ‘new’ salivary gland lesion"
--Sung-Eun (Stephanie) Yang, M.D.

March
2016
 

"An Algorithmic Approach for the Surgical Pathologist"

David Frishberg, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

February
2016
 

"The Placenta as a Fetal Organ" Handout

Jeffrey D. Goldstein, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

January
2016
 

19th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Breast Pathology

"Spindle Cell Lesions"; "Mimics in Breast Pathology"; "Intraductal Proliferative Lesions/Interobserver Reproducibility"; "Vascular Lesions"; "Update on Margin Evaluation"; "Lobular Carcinoma in Situ"
-- Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

"Columnar Cell Lesions and Flat Epithelial Atypia"; "Papillary Lesions"; "Contemporary Issues in Breast Core Needle Biopsy"; "Fibroepithelial Lesions"; "Ductal Carcinoma in Situ"; "Triple Negative Breast Cancer"
-- Laura C. Collins, M.D., Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

Handouts available to meeting participants only. Contact Shirley Jacke for URL.

December
2015
 

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture

"The Seven Things You Need to Know About Bone Before Signing Your Report"

Michael J. Klein, M.D.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

November
2015
 

"Transplant Pathology"

"Pathology of Cardiac Transplantation"
--Michael C. Fishbein, M.D. (UCLA)

"Renal Transplant Pathology for the Practicing Surgical Pathologist"
--Aviv Hever, M.D., F.C.A.P., F.A.S.C.P. (Kaiser Permanente)

"Pathology of Liver Transplantation"
--Bita Naini, M.D. (UCLA)

"Update on Lung Transplant Pathology"
--W. Dean Wallace, M.D. (UCLA)

October
2015
 

Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University

"The Many Faces of Mammary Myofibroblastoma"
--Laura J. Denham, M.D.

"More than Skin Deep"
--Justin Kerstetter, M.D.

"A Bloody Nose…"
--Mia C. Nepomuceno-Perez, M.D.

"Unexpected Brain Findings in a Patient Presenting with Aphasia"
--Ravi Raghavan, MBBS, M.D.

September
2015
 

"Changes in HER2 Testing Guidelines: A Personal Perspective"

Michael F. Press, M.D., Ph.D.
USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

June
2015
 

Slide Seminar: Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

"A Neoplasm Masquerading as Peyronie's Disease"
"An Unusual Renal Neoplasm"
--John A. Ohara, M.D.

May
2015
 

Annual Resident & Fellow Symposium

Kristine Astvatsaturyan, M.D. -- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center     "Integration of EGFR and CK5/6 Immunoexpression in Predicting Survival of Triple Negative Breast Cancer"   Third Place
Lihong Bu, M.D. -- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center     "IgG4-related Kidney Disease"   Honorable Mention
Mukul Divatia, M.D. -- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center     "Male Adnexal Tumor of Woffian Origin"   Second Place
Kara Duncan, M.D. -- LAC+USC/Keck    "Mixed Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: Mystery Solved?"   First Place
Xiaoyan Zhou, M.D. -- Cedars-Sinai Medical Center     "Childhood and Adolescent Melanoma"   Honorable Mention

April
2015
 

Slide Seminar: USC

"71 Year Old Female with Purple Skin Lesion on the Left Breast"
-- Meenakshi Bhasin, M.D.

"Two CD34 Positive Tumors in the Same Tumor?"
-- Shefali Chopra, M.D.

"Diffuse Glioma Diagnostic Case Challenge"
-- Kyle Hurth, M.D., Ph.D.

"A Stomach Ulcer in a Patient with a History of Orthotopic Liver  Transplantation"
-- Ria Vergara-Lluri, M.D.

March
2015
 

“Cervical Cancer Screening: Not Your Grandmotherʹs Pap Test” Handout

Juan C. Felix, M.D.
Chief of Gynecologic Pathology
Keck Hospital of USC

February
2015
 

“Therapeutic Misadventures”

Christopher B. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A.
Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner - Coroner

January
2015
 

18th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Pulmonary Pathology

"Small Biopsies of Inflammatory Lesions of the Oral Cavity"; "Salivary Glands: Old and New Entities"; "Oropharyngeal Carcinoma"; "Diagnosing Small Biopsies of the Sinonasal Tract"
-- Lester D.R. Thompson, M.D., Southern California
Permanente Medical Group

Handouts:"Practical Problems in Melanocytic Lesions (27 MB pdf)
"Inflammatory Skin Disease Every Pathologist Should Know (10 MB pdf)
"Deceptive Soft Tissue Tumors: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (21 MB pdf)
-- Steven D. Billings, M.D., Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

December
2014
 

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture

"Does Barrett’s Mucosa Deserve to Die?"

Henry D. Appelman, M.D.
University of Michigan

November
2014
 

"Small Round Cell Tumors of Bone and Soft Tissue: An Update" Handout

David M. Parham, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

October
2014
 

Fall Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

"An Intraperitoneal Inflammatory Sarcoma"
-- Peiguo (Gerry) Chu, M.D., Ph.D.

"What is the diagnosis of that big lymph node?"
-- Young Kim, M.D.

"CD30 Positive Lymphoma, a Challenging Case"
-- Joo Y. Song, M.D.

"Cotyledonoid Leiomyoma: a Benign Smooth Muscle Tumor of the Female Pelvis that has a Scary Gross Appearance"
-- Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

September
2014
 

"Melanoma Risk: Malpractice Claims"

David Troxel, M.D.
Medical Director, The Doctors Company

June
2014
 

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Sumire Kitahara, M.D.
Anna Laury, M.D.
Jean Lopategui, M.D.
Christine VanBeek, M.D

May
2014
 

Annual Resident & Fellow Symposium

Caleb Cheng, M.D.– Cedars-Sinai     Acquired Hemophilia A   Third Place
Dorina Gui, M.D. -- UCLA     H. pylori Gastritis   Honorable Mention
James Aaron, M.D. -- UCLA    Perivascular Identity of Glomus Tumor   Honorable Mention
Winnie Wu, M.D. -- UCLA     Chemokine Receptor CCR9 in DLBCL and FL   Second Place
Evan Yung, M.D. -- LAC+USC     Well Differentiated Lipoma-like Liposarcoma   First Place

April
2014
 

Slide Seminar: UCLA

"Common Issues and Pitfalls in Frozen Section Examination of the GI Tract"
-- Bita V. Naini, M.D.

Title not available
-- M. Fernando Palma Diaz, M.D.

"The Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Frozen Section"
-- G. Peter Sarantopoulos, M.D.

"Mucinous Neoplasms in the Ovary during Frozen Section"
-- Peggy S. Sullivan, M.D.

Title not available
-- W. Dean Wallace, M.D.

March
2014
 

"Experiences with Malpractice Litigation as a Pathology Expert Witness"

Para Chandrasoma, M.D.
LAC+USC Medical Center

February
2014
 

"Update on Classification and Grading of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors"

Scott D. Nelson, M.D.
UCLA Santa Monica and Orthopaedic Hospital

January
2014
 

17th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Pulmonary Pathology

-- Sanja Dacic, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Handouts: "Molecular Testing of Lung Carcinoma"  and
"Adenocarcinoma Classification Should be Easy
"  and
"Case Presentations"

-- Kevin O. Leslie, M.D., Mayo Clinic Arizona
Handouts: "A Pattern-Based Approach to Interstitial Lung Disease" and
"Case Studies"

December
2013
 

Annual Memorial Buffet Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"Rudolf Virchow – Not Just a Triad"

Stephen A. Geller, M.D.    handout
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

November
2013
 

"Neuropathology of Dementias/Alzheimer Disease"

Harry Vinters, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

October
2013
 

Slide Seminar: LAC+USC / University of Southern California

"Renal cell carcinoma presenting as a multilocular cyst – A case of a rare but distinct subtype of renal cell carcinoma"
-- Manju Aron, M.D.

"59 Year-Old Male with Work-Related Head Trauma"
-- Grace Kim, M.D.

"Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis"
-- Cuauhtemoc Magana, M.D.

"Cervical Mass in a 19 Year-Old Woman"
-- Fabiola Medeiros, M.D.

"Strongyloidiasis Hyperinfection in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus"
-- Evan Yung, M.D.

September
2013
 

"Primary Cutaneous T-cell Lymphomas: Classification & A Practical Diagnostic Approach"

David S. Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.
Kaiser Permanente

June
2013
 

Summer Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University Medical Center

Summer Blount, M.D.
Laura Denham, M.D.
Cyrus Oster, M.D.
Bingbing Song, M.D.
Ying Zhao, M.D.

May
2013
 

Annual Resident & Fellow Symposium

Sara Acree, M.D. -- LAC+USC     Erdheim-Chester Disease    Runner up
Vanda Farahmand, M.D. -- UCLA     Subacute Nonsuppurative Cholangitis
Monica Phillips, M.D. -- UCLA     Borderline Serous Tumor     Runner up
Saloni Walia, M.D. -- LAC+USC     Leigh Syndrome
Winnie Wu, M.D. -- UCLA     CNS Histiocytic Sarcoma    First Place

April
2013
 

Slide Seminar: Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

”Challenging Dermatohematopathology Case”
--David Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.

“Physician-in-Charge”
--Karen L. Chang, M.D.

“Another case of Elevated LFTs”
--Nafis Shafizadeh, M.D.

“Evaluation of Dwarfism in Fetal Autopsies”
--Sandy Wu, M.D.

March
2013
 

"Pulmonary Lymphoid Lesions for the General Surgical Pathologist"

Michael Koss, M.D.
Keck Medical Center of USC

February
2013
 

"Acute Liver Disease, a Case Based Discussion"

Charles R. Lassman, M.D., Ph.D.
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

January
2013
 

16th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gynecologic Pathology

-- Robert J. Kurman, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Handout: "Epithelial Ovarian Cancer"

-- Elvio G. Silva, M.D., University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Handouts: "The Origin of Ovarian Cancer" and
"Ovarian Carcinomas" and
"Adeno Carcinoma of Endocervix"

December
2012
 

Annual Memorial Buffet Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"Selected Problems in the Diagnosis of Melanocytic Lesions"

Raymond L. Barnhill, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Article Handouts: " Benign Melanocytic Lesions" and
"Less Common Variants of Cutaneous Melanoma"

November
2012
 

Slide Seminar: UCLA Medical Center

"High Concordance Between HercepTest IHC & HER2 FISH Before & After Implementation of ASCO/CAP 2007 Guidelines"
-- Sophia K. Apple, M.D.

"Mucocele-like Lesions of the Breast"
-- David Y. Lu, M.D.

"Prognostic Factors in Breast Cancer"
-- Neda A. Moatamed, M.D.

"Solid Papillary Carcinoma: Invasive or Not?"
-- Peggy S. Sullivan, M.D.

October
2012
 

"Branding, Visibility & Targeted Education: Creating Pathology Reports that Matter"

Eric Glassy, M.D.
Little Company of Mary Hospital

September
2012
 

"Intraoperative Diagnosis of CNS Lesions"

Parakrama T. Chandrasoma, M.D.
USC Medical Center

June
2012
 

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

“Enteropathy-Associated T-cell Lymphoma”
-- Karl Gaal, M.D.

“Acute Leukemic Presentation of ALCL 20 Years After Bone Marrow Transplantation”
-- Quin Huang, M.D.

“Introduction to Mast Cell Sarcoma”
-- Young Kim, M.D.

“Undifferentiated Endometrial Carcinoma”
-- Sharon Wilczinsky, M.D.

May
2012
 

Annual Resident & Fellow Symposium

Sara Acree (LAC + USC) virtual slides   diagnosis                                    Second Place

James Lee (Harbor UCLA) virtual slides   diagnosis

Kiran Qidwai (LAC + USC)  virtual slides   diagnosis                                  First Place

Robin Rawson (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) virtual slides   diagnosis          Third Place

Ria Vergara-Lluri (UCLA) virtual slides   diagnosis

April
2012
 

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Plasmablastic Lymphoma and Differential from Other Overlapping Lymphoproliferative Disorders"
-- Serhan Alkan, M.D.

"Clear-Cell Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma: Diagnostic Criteria and What Have We Learned in the 6 Years Since its First Description"
-- Amin Mahul, M.D.     handout

"Revenge of the Reduviidae"
-- Daniel Luthringer, M.D.

"Bullous Skin Lesions: How to Approach and When to Order DIF"
-- Julie Wu, M.D.

March
2012
 

"An Update on Oropharyngeal Carcinoma"

Lester Thompson, M.D.    handout
Southern California Permanente Medical Group

February
2012
 

"Urine Cytology and Adjunct Markers"

Jianyu Rao, M.D., FCAP
Professor of Pathology & Epidemiology, Chief of Cytopathology, Director of Gynecological Pathology
Department of Pathology and Lab Med
UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center

January
2012

 

 

 

15th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary

"Symposium in Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology: Esophagus, Stomach, & Small Intestine"
   and
"Symposium in Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology: Nonneoplastic Colon, Colorectal Polyps, & Topics in Anal Pathology"   handout (covers both topics)
-- Elizabeth A. Montgomery, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

"Update on the Gleason Grading System" handout
   and
"Mimickers of Bladder Neoplasia" handout
   and
"Common Medicolegal Situations and How to Avoid Them: Genitourinary Pathology" handout
-- Jonathan Epstein, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

December
2011
 

Annual Memorial Buffet Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"Advances in Molecular Microbiology"

Gary W. Procop, M.D., M.S.
Chairman, Molecular Pathology and Clinical Pathology, and
Director, Molecular Microbiology, Mycology and Parasitology
The Cleveland Clinic

November
2011
 

"Tumor and Tumor-Like Lesions of the Head and Neck: Cytologic Diagnosis with Histologic Correlation"

Mai Gu, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor and Director, Cytology and Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
University of California Irvine Medical Center

October
2011
 

Slide Seminar: LAC+USC / University of Southern California

Thyroid Pathology
-- Kristopher Kersch, M.D.

Dermatopathology    virtual slides
-- Daman Samrao, M.D.

Pulmonary Pathology    virtual slides
-- Sara Acree, M.D.

Gynecologic Pathology    virtual slides
-- Grace Kim, M.D.

Peritoneal Pathology    virtual slides
-- Neil Rawlinson, M.D.

September
2011
 

"Implications of the New IASLC/ATS/ERS Lung Adenocarcinoma Classification"

William Travis, M.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

June
2011
 

Summer Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University Medical Center

“An Unusual Spindle Cell Tumor of the Breast”
-- Cassie Lee Booth, M.D.

“Coughs Are Not Always Colds”
-- Brian Hutchins, M.D.

“A Clear Case”
-- Brandon Ellsworth, M.D.

“Cave Diving: Unforeseen Consequences of Recurrent Exploration of the Cavum Trigeminale”
-- Christopher Ake, M.D.

“Holy Iodine, Batman: A Most Unusual Thyroid Tumor”
-- Kate Grogan, M.D.

“The Great Mimicker”
-- Justin Kerstetter, M.D.

May
2011
 

Resident & Fellow Platform Presentations

Lisa Stoll, M.D. - UCLA   virtual slides                                     First Place
Sara Acree, M.D. - USC   presentation                                   Second Place
Michelle Afkhami, M.D. – USC   virtual slides                            Third Place
Fernando Antelo, M.D. - Harbor-UCLA    virtual slides
Jennifer Cotter, medical student - LAC + USC     virtual slides

April
2011
 

Spring Slide Seminar:  Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

“Primary Cutaneous Mucinous Carcinoma”
-- David S. Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.

“A Pelvic Mass of Unexpected Origin”
-- Roger Chan, M.D.

“Acute Renal Failure in a Patient with Monoclonal Gammopathy”
-- Aviv Hever, M.D.

“Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis, Autoimmune Hepatitis, and Autoantibodies”
-- Nafis Shafizadeh, M.D.

“Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma Mistaken as a Sign of Child Abuse in an Infant”
-- Scott Young, M.D.

March
2011
 

"Differential Diagnosis of Hodgkin Lymphoma"

Lawrence M. Weiss, M.D.  handout
City of Hope

February
2011
 

"The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Evaluation and Management of Germ Cell Tumors of the Testis"

Mahul B. Amin, M.D.  handout
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

January
2011

 

 

 

14th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Bone & Soft Tissue

“Selected Fibrous and Fibro-osseous Lesions”
-- Carrie Y. Inwards, M.D. (Mayo Clinic)

“Co“Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors”    handout
-- John Goldblum, M.D. (Cleveland Clinic)

“Imaging Soft Tissue Tumors”      handout
-- Leanne L Seeger, M.D., FACR (UCLA)

See selected photos

December
2010
 

Annual Memorial Buffet Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"Digital Imaging in Anatomic Pathology – Is There Added Value?"

John Sinard, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale

November
2010
 

"Follicular Lymphoma: Molecular Pathogenesis, Histology and Immunophenotyping"

Bharat N. Nathwani, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

October
2010
 

Fall Slide Seminar: UCLA Medical Center

“Selected Enteropathies of the Very Young”
-- Galen Cortina, M.D., Ph.D.

“Mucinous Tumors of the Appendix”
-- Sarah Dry, M.D.

“Pancreatic Cancer: Look Again!”
-- David Dawson, M.D., Ph.D.

“Diagnosing MALT Lymphoma”
-- Steven Hart, M.D.

“Glycogenic Hepatopathy and Type 2 NASH”
-- Charles Lassman, M.D., Ph.D.

September
2010
 
"Comprehensive Classification for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma"
Ronald Barr, M.D.     handoutProfessor Emeritus, Dermatology and Pathology, University of California, Irvine; and Director of Dermatopathology, Laguna Pathology Medical Group, Laguna Beach, CA
June
2010
 

Summer Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

MasMassimo D'Apuzzo, M.D., Ph.D.
Karl Gaal, M.D.
Qin Huang, M.D.
Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

May
2010

 

 

Resident & Fellow Platform Presentations:

"Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)"   handout 
-- Sara Acree, M.D., LAC+ USC        First Place

"Cutaneous Amoebiasis"   handout
-- Andrea D’Auria, DO,  LAC + USC

"Trypanosoma Cruzi"   handout
-- Brit Shackley, M.D., UCLA          Second Place

"Monoclonal B-lymphocytosis (MBL)"   handout
-- Renuka Agrawal, M.D., City of Hope

"Malignant Myopericytoma"   handout
-- Sanam Loghavi, M.D., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Glioblastoma, Giant Cell Variant"  handout
-- Aaron S. Wagner, M.D., UCLA        Third Place

Resident & Fellow Poster Presentations:

Michelle Afkhami, M.D.,  USC
Fernando Antelo, M.D.,  Harbor
Serge Alexanian, M.D.,  UCLA
Sima Fargahi, M.D.,  UCI
Rachel H. Finck, M.D.,  UCLA
Matthew Fleming, M.D.,  UCLA
David Y. Lu, M.D.,  UCLA
Eric Miller, M.D.,  UCLA
Michiko Nagamine, M.D.,  USC
Bita V. Naini, M.D.,  UCLA
Galya Rees, M.S.,  UCLA
Angela A. Steinhardt, M.D.,  UCLA
Winnie Wu, M.D.,  UCLA

April
2010

 

 

"Molecular Pathology in the Age of Personalized Medicine"

Wayne W. Grody, M.D., Ph.D.
UCLA School of Medicine

March
2010

 

 

"Laminin332 in Triple Negative Breast Carcinoma"

Philip M. Carpenter, M.D.
UC Irvine

February
2010

 

 

 

"Update on AML Classification: An Algorithmic Approach to the use of Ancillary Studies"

Daniel Arber, M.D.
Associate Chair for Clinical Services & Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Services
Stanford University Medical Center

January
2010

 

 

 

13th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Pancreatic & Thyroid

“Problematic Issues in the Diagnosis, Classification, and Reporting of Solid Pancreatic Tumors” and
“Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas: Significance, Classification and Differential Diagnosis”
-- Volkan Adsay, M.D.

“Update on Thyroid FNA – the Bethesda Classification System”   handout
-- Shika Bose, M.D.

“Thyroid Follicular Epithelial Cell Lesions”   handout  and
“Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma: Fallacies and Realities of Diagnosis”   handout
-- Bruce Wenig, M.D., Ph.D.

Download a 2-page collage of photos of the event

December
2009

 

 

Annual Memorial Buffet Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"Immunohistochemical Approaches To The Diagnosis Of Undifferentiated Malignant Tumors"

Mark Wick, M.D.  handoutUniversity of Virginia Health System
November
2009
 

Fall Slide Seminar: LAC+USC/University of Southern California

MMichael Welker, M.D.,  Surgical Pathology
Jacqueline Benjamin, M.D.,  Neuropathology
Zhe Piao, M.D., Ph.D.,  Surgical Pathology
Sara Acree, M.D., Hematopathology   handout
MMarina Sandoval, M.D., Surgical Pathology

October
2009
 

"Diffuse Aggressive B-cell Lymphomas"

Jonathan Said, M.D.   handout
Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology UCLA

September
2009
 

"Origins of Prostate Cancer"

DDavid G. Bostwick, M.D., MBA
Bostwick Laboratories, President and Medical Director

June
2009

 

 

Summer Slide Seminar:  Loma Linda University Medical Center

"Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma"   handout
-- Marnelli Bautista, M.D.

"Desmoplastic Fibroblastoma"    handout
-- Brandon Ellsworth, M.D.

"Intraductal Prostate Carcinoma"    handout
-- Jin Guo, M.D.

"EH vs FDCT"    handout
-- Justin Kersteter, M.D.

"Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor"    handout
-- Miriam Peckham, M.D.

"PTLD Classic HD Type"    handout
-- Hannah Wong, M.D.

May
2009

 

 

Resident & Fellow Platform Presentations:

[The list below is ordered by placement of presenter in photograph further below.]

"Adult T-cell Leukemia / Lymphoma"     handout     Second Place
-- Fernando Antelo, M.D.  (Harbor)

"Leukemic Synovitis"     handout     First Place
-- Sara Acree, M.D.  (USC)

"Medullary Breast Carcinoma"    handout
-- Nicholas Ree, M.D. (USC)

"Epithelioid Sarcoma"     handout       Third Place
-- Monica Phillips, M.D. (CSMC) 

"Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome"     handout
-- Yvonne Noronha, M.D. (LLU)

"Chondroid Syringoma"     handout
-- Jessica Chan, M.D. (UCLA)

Resident & Fellow Poster Presentations:

Wafaa Elatre, M.D.
Virginia Knez, M.D.
Aihong Liu, M.D.
Sanam Loghavi, M.D.
Shalini Verma, M.D.
Shengmei Zhou, M.D.

April
2009

 

 

"Salivary Gland Pathology"

Lester D. R. Thompson, M.D.   handout
SCMPG, Woodland Hills

March
2009

 

 

Spring Slide Seminar:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Mahul Amin, M.D.
David Frishberg, M.D.     virtual slides
Stephen Geller, M.D.     virtual slides
Alberto Marchevsky, M.D.     virtual slides
Elvio Silva, M.D.     virtual slides

February
2009

 

"Advancing Breast Cancer Pathology: Large Format Visualization of Intact Tumor Fields with Imaging Correlation"

Julio A. Ibarra, M.D.
Orange Coast Memorial Pathology Medical Group
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

January
2009

 

 

12th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gynecologic and Breast

"Benign Breast Changes and Clinical Significance"    handout 
-- James L. Connolly, M.D.

"Borderline Tumors of the Ovary"    handout
-- Steven G. Silverberg, M.D., FRCPath

"Borderline Tumors of the Ovary, Additional Thoughts"     handout
-- Steven G. Silverberg, M.D., FRCPath

"In Situ Breast Carcinoma"    handout
-- James L. Connolly, M.D.

"Metastatic Carcinoma of the Ovary"    handout
-- Steven G. Silverberg, M.D., FRCPath

"Breast MRI for Pathologists 2009: Principles, indications and radiologicpathologic correlations including large section format"
-- Richard Reitherman, M.D., Ph.D.

December
2008

 

 

Annual Memorial Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"Spleen: Case Studies"

Jerome Burke, M.D.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley
handout

November
2008

 

Fall Slide Seminar:  UCLA Medical Center

&"Utility of Urine Cytology in Conjunction with Immunocyt Testing for Urothelial Carcinoma"
-- Teresa LaCaria, M.D.

"Subtle cause of bile duct obstruction"
-- Steven Ohsie, M.D.

"Well Differentiated Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasm with Entrapped Ductules"
-- Seong Ra, M.D.

"Soft Tissue Neoplasm"
-- Sachiv Sheth, M.D.

"Carcinosarcoma Arising in an Adenosarcoma"
-- Peggy Sullivan, MDbr>
Download all presentations as one PDF file here

October
2008
 

"Pathology of Interstitial Lung Disease"

MDDean Wallace, M.D.
Assistant Professor
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
and Pulmonary Pathologist
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

September
2008
 

"Soft Tissue Tumors of the Female Genital Tract"

MMarisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School and
Associate Pathologist, Division of Women’s and Perinatal Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

June
2008
 

Summer Slide Seminar:  City of Hope National Medical Center

Karen L. Chang, M.D.
Massimo D'Apuzzo, M.D., Ph.D.
Karl Gaal, M.D.
Sean K. Lau, M.D.
Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

May
2008
 

Resident/Fellow Platform Presentations

[Replaced previous research format]

Renuka Agrawal, M.D.
Bob N. Bernaba, M.D.
Gretchen Galliano, M.D.
Rodelio C. Guintu, M.D.     handout    First Prize
Jeff McDavit, M.D.     handout     Second Prize
Yvonne Noronha, M.D.

April
2008

 

"Inflammatory Skin Panel"

"Introduction" handout  and
"Interface Dermatitis"    handout
-- David Frishberg, M.D., Surgical Pathology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Psoriasiform Dermatitis"    handout
-- David Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D., UCLA Departments of Pathology & Dermatology

"Spongiotic Dermatitis"    a href="hdouts/2008-04_Lecture_3--Spongiotic_Dermatitis--Sarantopoulos.pdf">handout
-- G. Peter Sarantopoulos, M.D., Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA

"Granulomatous Dermatitis"    handout
-- Joseph Hillman, M.D., Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UCLA

"Panniculitis"    handout
-- Bonnie Balzer, M.D., Ph.D., Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

March
 2008

 

Spring Slide Seminar:  Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

Sajjad P. Syed, M.D.
Stephen F. Kirschbaum, M.D.
Aviv Hever, M.D.
Sally T. Turla, M.D.
Henry Tsai, M.D.
Download all presentations as one PDF file here

February
 2008

 

"Microscopic Patterns helpful in the Classification of Placental Lesions,
with Emphasis on Clinical Correlations and Medical-Legal Implications"

Stephen Romansky, M.D.
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center/Miller Childrens Hospital
Clinical Professor, Pathology, University of California, Irvine

January
 2008

 

11th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Liver

"Chronic Hepatitis, Diagnosis, Grading and Staging"    and
"Steatohepatitis Update"
-- Charles Lassman, M.D., UCLA

"Clinical Update in the Management of Viral Hepatitis"
-- Francisco Durazo, M.D., UCLA

"Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Precursor Lesions and Differential Diagnosis"    and
"The Pathologist and the Metastasis: Distinguishing Hepatocellular Carcinoma from Other Hepatic Primary Tumors and Metastases"
-- M. Kay Washington, M.D., Vanderbilt University

"HCC – Imaging and Image-Guided Ablated Therapy
-- David Lu, M.D., UCLA

See photos   See a recap

December
2007

 

Annual Memorial Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

"It Is Easy To Talk About Dysplasia In The Gut, But It Is Impossible To Diagnose It!"

Henry Appelman, M.D.
MR Abell Professor & Professor of Pathology
University of Michigan

November
2007

 

Fall Slide Seminar:  LAC+USC / University of Southern California

Case 1 - Stephen Oh, M.D. - Surgical Pathology
Case 2 - Mayuko Imai, M.D. - Hematopathology
Case 3 - Sarka Cernosek, M.D. - Surgical Pathology
Case 4 - Nathash Kallichanda, M.D. - Cytopathology
Case 5 - Indu Sehgal, M.D. - Surgical Pathology
Case 6 - Jenny Kuo, M.D. - Surgical Pathology

October
2007

 

"Current Challenges and Opportunities in Molecular Pathology"

Wayne Grody, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

September
 2007

 

"Update in Breast Carcinoma: 
1) Multigene Expression Profiling
2) E-cadherin – Is It Necessary?"

Noel Weidner, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

June
2007

 

Summer Slide Seminar:  Loma Linda University Medical Center

Dr. Wafaa Elatre                      virtual slides
Dr. Michelle Fajardo                  virtual slides
Dr. Angie Pham                        virtual slides
Dr. Shobha Castelino-Prabhu      virtual slides

May
2007

 

34th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

“Does Size Matter? Comparison Study Between MRI, Gross and Microscopic Tumor Sizes in Breast Cancer in Lumpectomy Specimen” by Bita Behjatnia, M.D. , UCLA Medical Center

“The Spleen In Patients with HIV and Castleman’s Disease” by Gretchen Galliano, M.D. , Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

“Gene Expression Microarray System Used as a Molecular Diagnostic Tool to Distinguish Malignant Melanoma vs. Nevus from FFPE Tissue” by Stephen Koh, M.D. , UCLA Medical Center - Best Paper Award!

“Placental Mesenchymal Dysplasia Is Associated With High Rates of Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Fetal Demise” by Truc Pham, M.D. , City of Hope National Medical Center

see all abstracts submitted

April
2007

 

"Current Pharmacogenomic Testing for Oncology and Related Disciplines"

Michael Dugan, M.D.
Specialty Laboratories

March
2007

 

Spring Slide Seminar:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Deepti Dhall, M.D.                      virtual slides
Bonnie L. Balzer, M.D., Ph.D.          virtual slides
Randa Alsabeh, M.D.                  virtual slides
Elvio G. Silva, M.D.                    virtual slides
Serguei I. Bannykh, M.D., Ph.D.     virtual slides

February
 2007

 

"Benign Lymph Nodes: Tricks, Traps, Tried and True"

Dennis P. O’Malley, M.D.
Medical Director, U.S. Labs

January
2007

 

 

10th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"The Who’s WHO in Adult Renal Epithelial Tumors"     and
"Gleason Grading of Prostate Cancer – The ISUP Modifications"
-- Mahul Amin, M.D., Sinai Medical Center

"Bladder Cancer Today: WHO Would Have Thought?"
Victor Reuter, M.D., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

"Surgical Management of Localized Bladder Cancer"
Timothy Wilson, M.D., City of Hope National Medical Center

agenda    recap

December
2006

 

 

Annual Memorial Dinner and George Kypridakis Lecture

“Pathology and Neuroimaging of Gliomas”

Bernd Scheithauer, M.D.
Consultant – Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory
Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Professor of Pathology – Mayo Clinic, College

November
2006

 

Fall Slide Seminar:  UCLA Medical Center

Franklin Sedarat, M.D., MSc
William Watts, M.D.
Pouneh Beizai, M.D.
Bita Behjatnia, M.D.
Negar Khanlou, M.D.
Sebastian Sasu, M.D.

Download all 6 cases

October
2006

 

"Expectations Of The Community Hospital Workplace"

Richard E. Horowitz, M.D.
Clinical Professor at USC and UCLA Schools of Medicine

September
2006

 

"Recent Advances in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

Daniel A. Arber, M.D.     handout
Professor and Associate Chair of Pathology
Stanford University School of Medicine

June
2006

 

Summer Slide Seminar:  City of Hope National Medical Center

Case1 - Karl Gaal, M.D.
Case2 - Sean Lau, M.D.
Case3 - Sharon P. Wilczynski M.D., Ph.D.
Case4 - Peiguo Chu, M.D., Ph.D.
Case5 - Karen L. Chang, M.D.

May
2006

 

33rd Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Detection of Methicillin Resistant Stapylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Directly From Positive Culture Bottles Using MRSA Evigene"
-- Rodelio Guintu, M.D.

"A Flow Cytometry Panel Useful To Exclude Myelodysplastic Syndrome"
-- Ling Zhang, M.D.

"Histologic Changes In Breast Carcinoma Status Post Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy Correlate With Pathologic Response"
-- Peggy Soung Sullivan, M.D.

2006 Best Paper Award Winner:
"Enteroendocrine Cell Dysgenesis, A New Cliniopathologic Entity"
by Chandra Burge, M.D.

abstract titles and authors

April
2006

"Practical Immunohistochemistry in Dermatopathology:
Cutaneous Metastasis vs. Adnexal Primary"

Scott Binder, M.D., Chief of Dermatopathology
UCLA Medical Center

March
2006

 

Spring Slide Seminar:  Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

Case1 - John Ohara, M.D.
Case2 - Sathima Natarajan, M.D.
Case3 - Gregory Pinsky, M.D.
Case4 - Najeeb Alshak, M.D.

Some CDs covering the correct diagnoses are available by faxing a request to
(323) 881-8601.

February
2006

 

"These Lesions Can Cause 'Fits' – In Both Patients and Pathologists"

Harry Vinters, M.D.
Chief, Division of Neuropathologyhology
UCLA Medical Center

January
2006

 

9th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Atypical Glandular Cells – A Fur Ball Interpretation That Pretty Much Stinks: Folicular Lesions of the Thyroid"
-- Richard DeMay, M.D., Director, Cytopathology Section, University of Chicago

"FNA of Salivary Glands: Cytomorphologic Features and Traps To Watch For" and
"Soft Tissue Masses: A Challenging Morphologic Spectrum and a Controversial Role for FNA"
-- Ibrahim Ramzy, M.D., Professor, Clinical Pathology, UCI Medical Center

"Breast Cytopathology: Past, Present – Is There A Future? Should We Bother?"
-- Anwar S. Raza, M.D., Associate Professor, Clinical Pathology, LAC+USC Medical Center

"Pitfalls in FNA Cytology: What I Have Learned from My Mistakes"
-- Camilla Cobb, M.D., Associate Professor, Clinical Pathology, LAC+USC Medical Center

MODERATED BY Sue Ellen Martin, M.D.

December
2005

 

"Premalignant Breast Disease, The Role of the Atypical Hyperplasias and Carcinomas In Situ"

David L. Page, M.D.
Professor of Pathology & Epidemiology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee

November
2005

Fall Slide Seminar:  LAC+USC / University of Southern California

Sajjad Syed, M.D.
Win Naing, M.D.
Sally Turla, M.D.
Wenxue Xing, M.D.
Melanie Osby, M.D.

October
2005

 

"Targeted Therapies & The Pathologist: Our Time In The Sun"

George Thomas, M.D.
Assist. Professor, Division of Pathology
UCLA School of Medicine

September
2005

"Immunohistochemistry of the Undifferentiated Malignant Neoplasm"

Lawrence Weiss, M.D.
Chairman, Division of Pathology
City of Hope National Medical Center

June
2005

 

Summer Slide Seminar:  Loma Linda University Medical Center and the California Tumor Tissue Registry

May
2005

 

32nd Annual Resident Symposium

Do the Histologic Features and Results of Breast Cancer Biomarker Studies Differ Between Core Biopsy and Surgical Excision Specimens?
-- Chandra Burge, M.D.

April
2005

 

"Genomic Tools for the Diagnosis of Cancer"

Timothy Triche, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Department of Pathology
Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles

March
2005

 

Spring Slide Seminar:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Jianming Yin, M.D.
Shehla Arain, M.D.
Cristina Ramirez, M.D.
Melissa Kahn, M.D.
Aviv Hever, M.D.

February
2005

 

"Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma of MALT Type: An Overview"

Bharat Nathwani, M.D.
Professor of Pathology and Chief of Hematopathology
University of Southern California, School of Medicine

January
2005

 

8th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Pseudosarcomatous Myofibroblastic Tumors"     and
"Hemangiopericytoma, Solitary Fibrous Tumors and Perivascular Myoid Tumors"
-- Andrew Folpe, M.D.

"Radiographic Correlation In Orthopedic Pathology"     and
"Sorting Out Everyday Problems in Orthopedic Pathology"
-- Michael Klein, M.D.

"Epithelioid Soft Tissue Tumors and Their Mimics"
-- Donald Chase, M.D.

"Radiology of Bone Tumors: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly"
-- Scott Kingston, M.D.

December
2004

 

"Borderline Tumors of the Ovary: Beyond The Border of Borderline (A Dualistic Model of Ovarian)"

Robert Kurman, M.D.

September
2004

 

"Surface Epithelial Neoplasms of the Ovary:Diagnostic Challenges and Controversies"

Ibrahim Ramzy, M.D.     handout

May
2004

 

"Related Expression of Activated Notch 1 During Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation Preserves Multipotential Progenitors and Promotes Erythroid Cell Fate"

Hongying Tina Tan, M.D.

January
2004

 

7th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Lung

"The Lung and Collagen Vascular Diseases"    and
"Histologic Differential Diagnosis of Mesothelioma"
-- Thomas Colby, M.D.

"What Is Farmer’s Lung"    and
"Brochoalveolar Carcinoma"
-- Samuel Yousem, M.D.

"Pulmonary Vasculitis"
-- Michael Koss, M.D.

"Clinical Aspects of Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease"
-- Albert Niden, M.D.

December
2003

 

"New Solutions To Old Problems In Surgical Pathology"

John KC Chan, M.D.

September
2003

 

"Epithelial Tumors of the Ovary"

Charles Zaloudek, M.D.

May
2003

 

"Immunologic Mechanisms Involved in the Graft-Vs-Tumor Effects in Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) Following Nonmyeloablative Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation"

Othon Mena, M.D.

January
2003

 

6th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Thyroid

"Hyperparathyroidism: The Surgical Pathologist and the Modern Era"
-- Virginia LiVolsi, M.D.

"Salivary Gland Tumors: A Selected Review"    and
"Selected Topics in Pathology of the Nasopharynx & Sinonasal Tract"
-- Leon Barnes, M.D.

"Microarray/Chip Technology – What and Why?"
-- Deb Schofield, M.D.

"Masses of the Head & Neck: To Aspirate or Not To Aspirate?"
-- Sue Ellen Martin, M.D.

December
2002

 

"Experiences of a Soft Tissue Consultant"

Sharon Weiss, M.D.

September
2002

 

"Update and Review of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias"

Thomas Colby, M.D.

May
2002

"Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is a Disease of Muc-2 Overexpressing Goblet Cells"

Alice Roberts, M.D.

January
2002

 

5th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Colonic Mucosal Biopsy: Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease"    and
"Colonic Mucosal Biopsy: Other Inflammatory and Neoplastic Disorders"
-- Harvey Goldman, M.D.

"Pathology of Gastroesophaegeal Reflux Disease"
-- Para Chandrasoma, M.D.

"Hereditary Cancers: Identification and Assessment of High Risk Families"
-- Jeff Weitzel, M.D.

"Hepatic Stem Cells: The Blood of Prometheus"
-- Neil Theise, M.D.

"Role of the Medical Examiner in Bioterrorist Attack – What the Pathologist Needs To Know"
-- L. Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.

December
2001

 

"Glandular Lesions of the Cervix: Still Tricky After All These Years"

Robert Young, M.D.

September
2001

 

"Non-Lymphoid Lesions of Lymph Node"

Lawrence Weiss, M.D.

May
2001

"RANTES Production During Development of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy"

James Yun, M.D.

January
2001

 

4th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology
Gynecologic & Breast

"Pathology of DCIS, Microinvasive CA of the Breast & Examination of Biopsy Margins"   and
"Core Needle Biopsies of the Breast: Advantages and Pitfalls"
-- James Connolly, M.D.

"Clinical Issues Related to Treatment of DCIS" and "Microinvasive CA of the Breast"
-- Melvin Silverstein, M.D.

"Detection of Her-2/neu oncogens in  Breast Neoplams: Use of FISH and Immunocytechemistry"
-- Michael Press, M.D.

"Immunomarkers of the Study of Breast Tumors: Detection of Micrometastases in Axillary Lymph Nodes"
-- Richard Cote, M.D.

"Problems with the Interpretation of Endometrial Biopsies"
-- Charles Zaloudek, M.D.

"Integrating the Internet into Your Pathology Practice"
-- Eric Glassy, M.D.

December
2000

 

"Facilitation of Lymphoma Diagnosis through Immunohistochemistry: Deciphering the Lymph Node Biopsy"

Elaine Jaffe, M.D.

September
2000

 

"Fine Needle Aspiration of the Head & Neck"

Lester J. Layfield, M.D.

May
2000

 

"An Amplified E-Cadherin/α,β-Catenin Axis Characterizes Lymphovascular Invasion and the Inflammatory Breast Carcinoma Phenotype"

James Tomlinson, M.D.

January
2000

 

3rd Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"New WHO/ISOP Classification: Morphologic Prognostic Markers of Clinical Relevance Other Than Stage and Grade Grade"
-- Victor Reuter, M.D.

"Clinical Relevance of Pathological Diagnosis"
-- Elia Skinner, M.D.

"Molecular Biology of Bladder Cancer"
-- Richard Cote, M.D.

"Malpractice Issues In Surgical Pathology"
-- David Troxel, M.D.

"Dermatopathology – CPC"
-- Marc Chalet, M.D.

"Myolodysplasia and Acute Myoloid Leukemia"
-- Daniel Arber, M.D.

December
1999

 

"Differential Diagnosis of Myxoid Soft Tissue Tumors"

Chris Fletcher, M.D.

September
1999

   

May
1999

 

"Comparative PCR Analysis of C-myo Amplification on Archival Breast Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Materials"

Jian Yu Rao, M.D.

January
1999

 

2nd Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Diagnostic Challenges with Ovarian Tumors"
-- Joanne Rutgers, M.D.

"Hot Topics in GI Pathology"
-- Klaus Lewis, M.D. / Wilfred Weinstein, M.D.

"Colitis-Differential Diagnosis of IBD"
-- Roger Haggitt, M.D. / Wilfred Weinstein, M.D.

"Diagnostic Errors in GI Pathology"
-- Roger Haggitt, M.D.

"Placental Pathology for the Practicing Pathologist"
-- Steven Romansky, M.D.

"CNS Pathology of Infections and Degenerative Diseases"
-- Steven DeArmond, M.D.

"Differential Diagnosis of Skin Tumors"
-- Scott Binder, M.D.

"Role of the Medical Examiner-Coroner in LA County"
-- L. Sathyavaguswaran, M.D.

December
1998

 

"The Diagnosis of Limited Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate on Needle Biopsy: False Negatives and False Positives"

Jonathan Epstein, M.D.

September
1998

   

May
1998

 

"Risk Factors for the Development of Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Liver Transplantation Patients – Implications for Diagnosis, Prophylaxis and Therapy"

Yung-Kang Chow, M.D.

January
1998

 

1st Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"DCIS: Therapeutic Options and Outcomes"     and
"Problems and Pitfalls With Stereostatic Breast Biopsies"
-- Michael Lagios, M.D.

"Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma and Breast Carcinoma Staging"
-- Roderick Turner, M.D.

"Dysplastic Nevus: Precursor or Mere Phenotype"     and
"Melanoma and Melanoma-In Situ: Build A Better Diagnosis Through Architecture"
-- Tim McCalmont, M.D.

"H & E Section: Past, Present and Future"
-- Nancy Warner, M.D.

"New Concepts In Interstitial Disease and Bronchiolitis"
-- Tom Colby, M.D.

"Everything You Know About Forensic Pathology, You Learned From Television"
-- Bob Ditraglia, M.D.

 

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