This course is designed to provide updated knowledge for practicing surgical pathologists, academicians,
and residents. It addresses the resolution of diagnostic problems relative to each of the major organ
systems. The course fee includes a comprehensive syllabus and a CD-ROM containing an illustrative
powerpoint presentation for each topic presented, totaling over 3,500 images. Details regarding topics
to be covered by each speaker will be available on the USCAP website. The intent of this course is to
provide a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere for learning from an outstanding faculty lecturing on important
topics. There is time for 1:1 interaction with the faculty. For registrants, daily continental
breakfast and three lunches are included in the fee. There is a reception on Sunday for registrants and
accompanying persons. The ample free time in the schedule makes this a great opportunity for a family
NEW for 2008!
◈ Audience Response System - Time is scheduled for questions and answers utilizing an audience response system
Course Learning Objectives
| To sharpen existing diagnostic expertise in the 14 organs/subspecialties presented and to show how newly acquired information, recent technological advances and updated concepts are used in the daily practice of diagnostic pathology.|
| To provide an understanding of current standards, techniques, criteria, classifications, etc. in areas where training and self-study may give less than ideal exposure.|
| To stimulate interest in new developments and to assist in recognition of the benefits and limitations of new technologies.|
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 34.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ .
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs)
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 (80% correct) the post-test in order to claim SAMs credit(s).
These SAMs offerings address the following ACGME
competency: "b. Medical Knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, and cognate
(e.g. epidemiological and social-behavioral) sciences and the application of this knowledge to patient
| || Through June 13||After June 13|
| Academy Member|| $825 ||$875|
| Academy Member in Training ||$675|| $725|
| Non-Member || $950 ||$999|
| Non-Member in Training|| $775 || $825|
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until June 30, 2008. Refunds after that
date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa
200 Nohea Kai Drive
Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1990
Phone: (808) 661-1234
FAX: (808) 667-4497
Rates: $300 night ($50 add person over 18) plus $15 resort fee per day
Rates are subject to a 11.416% Tax. There is also a mandatory $7.00 per person porterage fee based on
two bags per person.
Reservations: For reservations call (800) 233-1234 and ask for US &
Canadian Academy of Pathology. You can also book on line at: maui.hyatt.com/groupbooking/oggrm2008path.
Complete your information on the left side of the page and then click 'Check Availability' to proceed with the reservation.
Cancellation policy: You must cancel 72 hours in advance of arrival or
one night's stay will be billed to your credit card. Please retain the cancellation number you are given
at the time the cancellation is made.
Check in 3:00 pm; Check out 12:00 pm
Room block will be released June 12, 2008.
American Airlines Travel Discount
American Airlines is the Official Carrier of the USCAP and is offering discounted airfares to those
attending this meeting. Reservations can be made by calling 800-433-1790 or via the internet at www.AA.com. Please be sure to refer to our Discount Code, A6878AA, when making all reservations.
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!
Speedy Airport Shuttle
Reservations should be booked 48 hours in advance. Call a reservation agent or book online at http://speedishuttle.com/ 808.873.2150 Toll Free:
1.877.242.5777. Upon arrival guest should check in at the Speedy Shuttle counter located in baggage
Cost: Approximately $45.00 for one person, with $6.00 - $10.00 increments for each
additional family member.
Activities and Local Tours
A number of exciting options for local tours will be provided. A hospitality desk will be located in
the meeting registration area to assist you with planning your schedule onsite.
Pre-Registration for these tours is recommended