2015 Conference

2015 Conference

MCWCMEprogramgreenUpdate Course in Surgical Pathology
September 11 – 13, 2015
Medical College of Wisconsin – Alumni Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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:

  • Biliary Tract
  • Breast
  • Cytopathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Endocrine Pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Endocrine Pathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • GYN
  • Head & Neck
  • Hematopathology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Liver
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Neuropathology
  • Pleura Pathology
  • Pulmonary Pathology
  • Salivary Glands
  • Soft Tissue
  • Urologic 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 19.0 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 19.0 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 7.0 SAM credits.