Presidents’ Symposium

Presidents’ Symposium

Event Overview

NY Pathological Society

Presidents’ Symposium – AJCC Updates

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Einhorn Auditorium of Lenox Hill Hospital – 131 E 76th Street, NYC


  • Schedule:
  • 8:30 am Registration and Continential Breakfast
  • 8:55 Welcoming Remarks
  • 9:00 Breast Cancer Pathology – updates to AJCC staging and CAP cancer reporting – Patrick Fitzgibbons, MD – St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California
  • 10:00 State of The American Board of Pathology – Rebecca L. Johnson, MD – Chief Executive Officer, American Board of Pathology
  • 11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:30 Colorectal Carcinoma: AJCC 8th Edition Updates and Ancillary Theranostic Testing” – Reetesh Pai, MD – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • 12:30 Lunch
  • 2:00 pm Advancing the Diagnosis of Myeloid Neoplasms: The 2016 WHO Classification – Robert Hasserjian, MD – Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 3:00 pm Changes to the AJCC Staging of Head & Neck Cancer: Implication for the Surgical Pathologist – William H. Westra, MD – John Hopkins University
  • 4:00 pm Thoracic Pathology: Help! How do I diagnose and stage this lung cancer? – Henry Tazelaar, MD – Mayo Clinic
  • 5:00 pm Closing remarks

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