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Guest Faculty                                                            Jerry W. Hussong, MD, DDS
                                                                         Director, Hematopathology
             Stuart J. Schnitt, MD                                       Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
             Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology                    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
             Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center                        Specialty: Hematopathology
             Professor of Pathology
             Harvard Medical School
             Boston, MA
                                                                         Jean R. Lopategui, MD
                                                                         Medical Director, Molecular Pathology and Cytogenetics
                                                                         Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Faculty                                      Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
                                                                         Specialty: Molecular Pathology, Cytogenetics, Hematopathology
Course Co-Directors:
             Mahul B. Amin, MD
             Chairman of the Department of Pathology
             and Laboratory Medicine                                     Daniel J. Luthringer, MD
             Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine              Director, Autopsy
             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center                                 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
             Specialty: Genitourinary Pathology                          Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
                                                                         Specialties: Cardiac Pathology, Genitourinary Pathology, Autopsy

             Ellen B. Klapper, MD
             Medical Director, Transfusion Medicine
             Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine              Bharat N. Nathwani, MD
             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center                                  Senior Hematopathologist
             Specialty: Transfusion Medicine                              Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
                                                                          Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
                                                                          Specialty: Lymphoma Pathology

             Alberto M. Marchevsky, MD
             Attending Pathologist
             Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine              Rhona Schreck, PhD
             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center                                  Scientific Director of the Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory
             Specialty: Thoracic Pathology                                Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
                                                                          Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
                                                                          Specialty: Cytogenetics


Faculty Presenter:
                                                                          Elvio G. Silva, MD
              Shikha Bose, MD                                             Attending Pathologist
              Director, Cytopathology                                     Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
              Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
              Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine    Specialty: Gynecologic Pathology
              Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
              Specialty: Cytopathology, Breast Pathology

                                                                          Eleftherios Vamvakas, MD, PhD, MPH
              Farnaz Dadmanesh, MD                                        Vice-Chair, Clinical Pathology
              Attending Pathologist                                       Co-Director, Residency Program
              Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine             Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
              Cedars-Sinai Medical Center                                 Professor of Pathology
              Specialty: Breast, Gynecologic, Thyroid Pathology           Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
                                                                          Specialty: Transfusion Medicine


             David P. Frishberg, MD                                       Hanlin L. Wang MD, PhD
             Vice-Chair, Anatomic Pathology                               Director, Gastrointestinal Pathology
             Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine              Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center                                  Professor of Pathology
             Specialty: Dermatopathology                                  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
                                                                          Specialty: Gastrointestinal Pathology, Liver Pathology



             Stephen A. Geller, MD
             Chairman Emeritus
             Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
             Professor of Pathology
             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
             Specialty: Hepatopathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology,
             Autopsy Pathology
Location
Meeting Location
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Harvey Morse Conference Center
Plaza Level - South Tower
8700 Gracie Allen Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90048


Parking
Complimentary self-parking is available in visitor parking lots
P1 and P2 (George Burns Road), P3 (Gracie Allen Drive) or P4
(Sherbourne Drive).
We are unable to validate for those parking in the Cedars-Sinai
Medical Office Towers parking structures.



Enjoy the perfect Los Angeles location, walking distance to
the Beverly Center shopping center and close to Rodeo Drive,
Melrose Avenue and the Sunset Strip. If you need referrals for
hotels close to the Medical Center, please call (310) 423-2935
for assistance.


Hotel Reservation:
The most convenient hotel to the Medical Center, which is
walking distance, is the Sofitel Hotel. When making your hotel
reservations, please ask for the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s
room rate. The phone for reservations is (310) 278-5444.
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                                                                         Special rates available for Friday’s session only
            D E PA R T M E N T O F PAT H O LO GY                            Special rates available for Saturday only
            A N D L A B O R ATO RY M E D I C I N E

            Sponsors
                                                What’s New in Anatomic Pathology
                                                         and Laboratory Medicine
Friday and Saturday
April 1-2, 2011
Conference Location
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Harvey Morse Conference Center
Plaza Level - South Tower                                                                For further information, call the
8701 Gracie Allen Drive                                                                  Office of Continuing Medical Education
Los Angeles, CA 90048                                                                    at (310) 423-5548
Activity Information
Course Description                                          Educational Objectives
The rapidly expanding field of pathology challenges          •	 Identify	the	molecular	and	other	prognostic/predictive	tests	
pathologists to remain informed of novel technologies           required for the evaluation of lung cancer specimens
and their application to the diagnosis and treatment of      •	 Differentiate	hepatic	angiosarcoma	from	other	malignant	
disease. Over the course of this two day conference,            vascular tumors affecting the liver
our expert faculty will address the learning needs           •	 Identify	the	molecular	and	cytogenetic	studies	that	aid	in	
of practicing pathologists, pathology residents and             diagnosis and predict prognosis in leukemia and
clinical laboratory scientists with respect to new and          precursor entities
relevant topics in anatomic and clinical pathology.          •	 Apply	molecular	markers	such	as	KRAS,	BRAF,	PCA3	
The meeting will open with a session focused on                 mRNA quantitation when evaluating specimens in
personalized medicine and the practice of pathology.            daily practice
This program will address the application of genome          •	 Determine	the	utility	of	red	cell	genotyping	in	the	
based testing to the diagnosis and prognosis of various         practice of transfusion medicine
cancers including solid tumors and leukemias, as well
as the importance of such testing in predicting effective   Accreditation Statement
therapies and disease susceptibility. The application       Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation
of DNA based testing in the hospital transfusion            Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide
service will also be addressed. The course will continue    continuing medical education for physicians.
with presentations that address common diagnostic
challenges that general pathologists face during the        Credit Designation Statement
evaluation of breast biopsies, including the importance
of various predictive markers in the evaluation of          Cedars-Sinai Medical Center designates this live activity
malignant breast lesions. A practical approach to the       for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
work-up of gastrointestinal biopsies for malabsorptive      Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the
disorders will be presented as well as a discussion of      extent of their participation in the activity.
the work-up of cutaneous neoplasms. Presentations
will include reviews of prognostic factors in lung          Clinical Laboratory Scientists
cancer and timely genitourinary pathology topics.           Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, California accrediting agency #
Participants will have the opportunity to register for a    0051, designates this educational activity for 2.0 continuing
hands-on breast pathology slide seminar.                    education hours.

                                                            Acknowledgment
                                                            Commercial support is pending for this course. All support
                                                            received will be acknowledged at the meeting.
What’s New in Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - April 1 – 2, 2011
Agenda
Friday, April 1                                              Special rates available for Friday’s session only
1:00 pm       Registration
LABORATORY MEDICINE                                           Session Moderator: Eleftherios Vamvakas, MD, PhD, MPH
1:30          Personalized Medicine: An Introduction                                               Rhona Schreck, PhD
1:45          Transfusion -Transmitted Prion Disease and Molecular Medicine        Eleftherios Vamvakas, MD, PhD, MPH
2:15          Personalized Medicine and Solid Tumors                                               Jean Lopategui, MD
2:45          Break
3:00          Molecular Testing in the Hospital Transfusion Service                                 Ellen Klapper, MD
3:30          Personalized Medicine and Leukemias                                             Jerry Hussong, MD, DDS
SURGICAL PATHOLOGY WORKSHOP
1:30 – 3:30   Slides Seminar – Breast pathology                                                     Stuart Schnitt, MD
4:00 pm       Adjourn



Saturday, April 2                                                Special rates available for Saturday only
7:45 am       Registration and Continental Breakfast
                                                        Session Moderators: Alberto Marchevsky, MD; Mahul Amin, MD
8:00          Introduction and Overview                                                              Mahul Amin, MD
8:10          Molecular Classification of Breast Cancer and Molecular Prognostic Factors            Stuart Schnitt, MD
9:10          Can Pathology Predict Hereditary Breast Cancer?:
              Unique Histopathologic Features of BRCA Related Breast Cancers                   Farnaz Dadmanesh, MD
9:40          Break
10:10         Diagnostic Menu in Needle Biopsies of Breast: Clinical
              Significance and Therapeutic Ramification of Diagnostic Categories                     Shikha Bose, MD
10:50         Renal Tumors with Clear and Papillary Cytoplasm: A Clearer Picture Emerges             Mahul Amin, MD
11:30         Lunch
                                                                                Session Moderator: David Frishberg, MD
12:30 pm      Pseudoneoplastic Lesions of the Bladder                                           Daniel Luthringer, MD
1:00          Biopsy Diagnosis of Malabsorptive Disorders                                      Hanlin Wang, MD, PhD
1:30          New Developments in GYN Pathology                                                        Elvio Silva, MD
2:00          Cutaneous Adnexal Neoplasms: What’s Important, What’s Practical, and What’s New     David Frishberg, MD
2:30          Hepatic Angiosarcoma: History, Epidemiology and Pathology                            Stephen Geller, MD
3:00          Break
3:30          Prognostic Factors in Lung Cancer                                                Alberto Marchevsky, MD
4:00          Molecular Pathogenesis of Follicular Lymphomas                                     Bharat Nathwani, MD
4:30 pm       Adjourn
 Registration Information                                                                                         Special rates available for Friday’s session only
                                                                                                                     Special rates available for Saturday only
 REGISTRATION FEES:
                                                                                                                                                        The registration fee includes CME credit, course
                                                                          MD/DO                    PA/RN                   CLS
                                                                                                                                                        materials, meals and complimentary parking.
 Friday Laboratory Medicine Session                                       $75                      $75                     $50
                                                                                                                                                        Residents/Fellows: The registration fee for
 Saturday Conference Only                                                 $125                     N/A                     N/A                          Residents/Fellows	will	be	waived	with	written	
 Full Conference Friday and Saturday                                      $175                     N/A                     N/A                          proof of residency (i.e. letter from Program
 Friday Slide Seminar                                                     $50                      N/A                     N/A                          Director) along with your completed registration
                                                                                                                                                        form. This information must be received by
 For registration received after March 11, 2011, there will be an additional                                                                            March 11, 2011. For registration received after
                                                                                                                                                        March 11th, there will be a $25 fee.
 $75 charge for the entire conference and an additional $25 for the Friday sessions.


Four methods for registering                                                                                                       Online	registration	atwww.csmc.edu/cme	and	click	on
                                                                                                                                   online CME Courses
             Mail registration form and payment
             (with checks made payable to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) to
             Cedars-Sinai Medical Center                                                                                           Fax completed registration form with credit card
             Office of Continuing Medical Education                                                                                information to (310) 423-8596
             Attn: Registration
             8797 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 250
                                                                                                                                   Phone registration for credit card payments only
             Los Angeles, CA 90048
                                                                                                                                   to (310) 423-5548


For further information, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (310) 423-2935 or email stokes@cshs.org
Confirmation:                                                     Refund Policy:                                                                 confirmation. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is
To receive a confirmation letter for                              All cancellations must be submitted in writing and                             not responsible for penalties incurred as a result of
registration received by Friday, March                            refunds will be subject to a $25 administrative charge.                        canceled transportation costs.
18th please provide your email address                            No refunds will be given after Friday, March 25, 2011.
or fax number. If you do not receive a                            Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule                           We encourage participation by all individuals. If
confirmation by March 22, please call (310)                       programs due to circumstances beyond its control or                                you have a disability, advance notification of any
                                                                  close registration when programs are oversubscribed.                           special needs will help us better serve you.
423-5548 to confirm that you
                                                                  Registrants are advised against purchasing non-
are registered.                                                   refundable airline tickets until they receive registration



Registration Form                                                   What’s New in Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
                                                                    April 1 – 2, 2011
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