Archive for February, 2014

2014 Midwestern Conference <em>Update Course in Surgical Pathology</em>

2014 Midwestern Conference Update Course in Surgical Pathology

February 17, 2014  |  News

MCWCMEprogramgreenUpdate Course in Surgical Pathology
September 12 – 14, 2014
InterContinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI

Sponsored by The Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Pathology

Course Director: Saul Suster, MD


This course has been designed to provide a comprehensive and practical update of diagnostic surgical pathology. The course is primarily designed for practicing surgical pathologists, particularly those involved in community practice. The course should also be of interest for pathologists-in-training, surgeons, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals.

Agenda Topics

Agenda topics to be presented throughout the duration of the course include:

  • Neuropatahology
  • Urologic Pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Biliary Tract
  • Cytopathology
  • Endocrine Pathology
  • Pleura Pathology
  • Salivary Glands

  • Liver
  • GYN
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Hematopathology
  • Soft Tissues
  • Head & Neck
  • Breast Pathology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Pulmonary Pathology


At the conclusion of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate current criteria for diagnosis in various subspecialty areas of surgical pathology;
  • Recognize the proper application of immunohistochemical and other molecular techniques for the diagnosis of problematic cases; and
  • Become familiar with advances in terminology and classification of neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders.

CME Accreditation

The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 18.5 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs)

The Medical College of Wisconsin is a provider for Self-Assessment Modules as defined by the American Board of Pathology, and has designated this educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 SAM credits.

Best Doctors 2014

February 8, 2014  |  Department News

446 Medical College Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America

Best Doctors 2014

A total of 446 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors® in America list for 2014. The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from the Medical College than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.

Medical College physicians account for over 44% of the 1,015 Wisconsin physicians listed as Best Doctors. More Best Doctors® practice at two of the Medical College’s major teaching hospital affiliates, Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, than at any other hospitals in the state.

The 53,000 U.S. physicians listed in the Best Doctors® in America 2014 database represents the top five percent of the nation’s practicing board-certified physicians. Physicians selected for inclusion are determined through a peer-review by thousands of doctors nationwide. Only those physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers as well as meet additional qualification criteria are included. The database is available to public through subscription. Additional information is available at Best Doctors is a registered trademark ® of Best Doctors, Inc.

Department of Pathology Physicians Honored by Best Doctors

Steven H. Kroft, MD

Steven H. Kroft, MD

Professor of Pathology; Executive Vice Chair; Residency Program Director; Director of Hematopathology