37th Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease

Aspen, CO US
August 6, 2018 to August 10, 2018
Continuing in the tradition of pediatric pathology conferences in the Aspen area since 1970, the 2018 lecture-based course is designed for general and pediatric pathologists, but will be of interest to pediatric surgeons and pediatricians who would like to advance their knowledge in various pediatric neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases. Handouts and PowerPoint presentations including case discussions will be posted on The University of Chicago website. In advance, each participant will receive a microscopic slide set of 24 cases with clinical histories. The cases will be discussed in detail during the conference. A microscope will be available to review with faculty interesting cases that participants may bring to the conference.
Abstracts can be submitted by any participant to Aliya N. Husain, MD, at the University of Chicago by clicking here.

Target Audience

The course is designed for practicing pathologists, fellows in pediatric pathology, senior pathology residents, and other health professionals interested in pediatric neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Produce a diagnostic approach for the examination of neoplastic and non-neoplastic childhood diseases;
  • Describe the role of molecular genetics in the diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic pediatric diseases;
  • Recognize the gross and histologic appearance of various neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of major organ systems including CNS, hematopoietic system, bone/soft tissue, GI tract, liver, kidney, lung, heart, mediastinum, and skin;
  • Discuss the appropriate use of the following ancillary techniques in the diagnosis of non-neoplastic in pediatric diseases:  IHC stains, electron microscopy, and molecular tests;
  • Recognize non-neoplastic pediatric diseases through the study of microscopic sections.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Linda Willis
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 24.75 Participation
Event starts: 
08/06/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
08/10/2018 - 2:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

37th Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease Agenda

37th Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease Agenda

37th Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease Agenda

37th Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease Agenda

37th Aspen Conference on Pediatric Disease Agenda

Mountain Chalet Aspen
333 E Durant Ave
Aspen, CO 81611
United States
More information about discounted booking rates coming soon!

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at lwillis@bsd.uchicago.edu.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Aliya N. Husain, MD
  Professor of Pathology
  University of Chicago
  Chicago, IL

  J. Thomas Stocker, COL(R), MC, USAJ. Thomas Stocker, MD
  Professor of Pathology
  Pediatrics and Emerging Infectious Diseases
  Uniformed Services University
  Bethesda, MD

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
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.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Board of Pathology MOC Part II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 14.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pathology's (ABPATH) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPATH MOC credit.

American Board of Pathology Self-Assessment Module Credit
This live activity has been approved for Continuing Certification for 14.25 SAM credits by the American Board of Pathology.

Other Healthcare Professions Credit
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.

Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABPath. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.

REGISTRATION: Select your profession type and click "Register Now!" Simply follow the prompts to complete your registration. The registration fee includes breakfast and refreshment breaks each day. Microscopic slide cases (25) will be provided along with various online, digital materials. Early registration is recommended to allow for the mailing of the slide boxes.

Enter the discount code to recieve the earliy bird fee.
Early bird ends June 30, 2018.
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CANCELLATION POLICY If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee less a $100 administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by July 1, 2018. No refunds will be made after July 1, 2018.

CLAIMING CREDIT: At the end of the course, the credit claiming process will unlock. Return to this page and simply click on "Complete Activity" to proceed.
Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABPath. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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