Chicago Saturday Slide Club - February 2016

Chicago, IL US
February 13, 2016

Join us at The University of Chicago for a Saturday series of dynamic learning and interactive microscopy sessions designed for practicing surgical pathologists and senior trainees. A two-year curriculum has been developed to address each subspecialty in anatomic pathology. The focus will be updates on existing entities, descriptions of new diagnoses, and pearls to avoid pitfalls. Through a guided microscopic tour, this inaugural session will address challenges in general surgical pathology and the diagnostic criteria required to overcome them. To make the discussions more meaningful, cases will be posted on our website prior to the session for preview. They will be presented by faculty and discussed with participants in an interactive manner. Participants are encouraged to bring their own challenging cases to share with the group. References will be provided after the event. Additionally, post-discussion questions will be administered for an opportunity to earn SAM credit. Continental breakfast, coffee, lunch, and parking are included in the registration fee of $150 per session ($50 for trainees). Space at the multiheaded microscope is limited to the first fifteen, so reserve your seat today!

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other allied health professionals within the pathology specialty.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Diagnose challenging surgical pathology cases in the sub-specialties of breast, soft tissue, lung, and genito-urinary systems;
  • Construct appropriate panels of immunohistochemical stains to arrive at the correct diagnoses in challenging surgical pathology cases;
  • Use results from relevant molecular techniques to further refine the diagnoses of challenging surgical pathology cases to provide pertinent prognostic and therapeutic information in their reports;
  • Discuss the new WHO classification and grading systems of tumors and how to incorporate them in their final reports.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Demetri Allmon
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 834-8541
Available credit: 
  • 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 6.50 Participation
Event starts: 
02/13/2016 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
02/13/2016 - 4:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S Maryland Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

Thomas Krausz, MD

Nicole A. Cipriani, MD

Aliya N. Husain, MD

Kammi J. Henriksen, MD

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This live activity has been approved for Maintenance of Certification for 5 SAM credits by the American Board of Pathology.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

To register or for additional information, please click this button or download the flyer below.


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