Course begins at 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 19 and concludes at 12:45 p.m., Monday, January 21
This advanced course is designed to provide updated pragmatic, problem-solving knowledge for practicing
cytopathologists and anatomic pathologists. It addresses the resolution of diagnostic pitfalls relative to
each of the major organ systems studied by cytopathology/FNA. This course is presented in a lecture format
by a distinguished faculty with time allowed for questions and answers and a post-test. A comprehensive
syllabus as well as a CD-ROM containing illustrative PowerPoint presentations for each topic is included in
the course fee. This course is intended to provide a pleasant, informal atmosphere for learning as well as
opportunities for 1:1 interaction with the outstanding faculty. Continental breakfast is provided for
Course Learning Objectives
|To provide updated pragmatic, problem-solving knowledge for practicing cytopathologists and anatomic pathologists. The course addresses the resolution of diagnostic pitfalls relative to each of the major areas studied by cytopathology/FNA. |
|To provide an understanding of new standards, techniques, criteria, classifications, etc. in areas where past training and self-study may give less than ideal exposure. |
|To stimulate interest in new developments, recognize the benefits and limitations of new technologies, and improve participants’ ability to prepare for future diagnostic responsibilities by enhancing their spectrum of professional competence.|
Faculty and Highlights of the Course
Course Outline and Daily Schedule
The USCAP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The USCAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The USCAP is also accredited by the American Board of Pathology to offer Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the American Board of Pathology requirements for Maintenance of Certification. Registrants must take and pass the post-test in order to claim SAMs credit(s).
The course registration fee includes course fee, a comprehensive syllabus and a CD with representative PowerPoint presentations for each lecture, continental breakfasts for registrants, break refreshments and a reception on Sunday evening for registrants and accompanying persons.
SAVE $$$ - Early Registration available until January 15th
| ||Academy Member||Non-Member|
| September 1 - November 2 || $ 500 || $ 575|
| November 3 - January 15 || $ 575 || $ 650|
|January 16 and On Site || $ 650 || $ 725|
Secure Online Registration - or download - PDF of Registration Form
Early registration is advised since enrollment will be closed when the course is
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until December 15, 2007. Refunds after that date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.
The Carefree Resort & Villas
37220 North Mule Train Road
Carefree, Arizona 85377
P: (888) 692-4343
F: (480) 595-3719
Rates: Resort Room - Single/Double $175.00 - $205.00 (depending on view); Sonoran Villa - $245.00
Available 3 days pre/post meeting dates
Taxes: city/occupancy tax is 13.27%
Room Block: to be released Dec 18, 2007
Check in : 4:00 pm Check out: 12:00 pm
Reservations: To book your reservations, visit
their website or call toll free to (888) 227-7066 (identify yourself as being with the Diagnostic Cytopathology
Cancellation policy: 1 night's room and tax will be charged to credit
card if reservation is cancelled less than 72 hours prior stay.
Amenities: Visit the Carefree Resort website at www.carefree-resort.com for a full listing of amenities and
activities that are offered.
American Airlines is offering discounted airfares for attendees traveling to our meeting. For
assistance with reservations and ticket purchase contact American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at
1-800-433-1790. Be sure to use our Authorization Number: A6618AJ
IMPORTANT: For online ticket purchases, please include our Authorization
Number in the Tour Code box of all tickets issued for this group.
Avis Car Rental
Avis is offering discounted car rentals for attendees during our meeting. The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is D005275. To book your reservation online,
please visit http://tinyurl.com/ypr386
or call toll free to 1-800-331-1600 and use the above discount number.
The group discount is 25% and is available from 7 days before until 7 days after the event dates with
unlimited free mileage.
With great discounts and the highest levels of service, there's never been a
better reason to rent with Avis!
Airport Shuttle Service
Super Shuttle provides door-to-door transportation from Phoenix Sky Harbor
International Airport for $30 per person one way. To make a reservation, call
(800) BLUE-VAN (258-3826) or book online at www.supershuttle.com.
Cab fare one way to/from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is approximately $50 to $60.
Transportation Around Town:
There is a complimentary shuttle that can take you into the town of
Carefree located less than 3 miles away.
Directions from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Approximately a 45 minute trip.
- Head East on E Sky Harbor Blvd 2.2 mi
- Merge onto AZ-202-Loop E via the ramp to Tempe 4.2 mi
- Take exit 9 to merge onto AZ-101-Loop N 15.4 mi
- Take exit 36 for Princess Dr./Pima Rd 0.3 mi
- Merge onto N Pima Rd 0.2 mi
- Turn right to stay on N Pima Rd (signs for Pima Rd) 11.9 mi
- Turn left at E Cave Creek Rd 1.0 mi
- Turn right at N Mule Train Rd 0.5 mi