Course Director: John R. Goldblum, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
This course is designed to provide updated, pragmatic, problem-solving information for practicing anatomic pathologists. It will focus on the resolution of diagnostic pitfalls in an array of difficult areas of surgical pathology including gynecologic, head & neck, gastrointestinal, bone and soft tissue and dermatopathology. This course is presented in a lecture format by distinguished faculty members with expertise in their respective fields and experienced in post graduate educational activities at the national and international levels. Ample time will be allowed for questions and answers. A comprehensive syllabus and a CD-ROM containing illustrative PowerPoint presentations for each topic are included in the course fee. This course is intended to provide a pleasant, informal atmosphere for learning as well as opportunities for one-on-one interaction with the outstanding faculty. Continental breakfast is provided for registrants and there is a Welcome Reception for registrants and their accompanying person(s).
Course Learning Objectives
|To sharpen existing expertise in diagnostic surgical pathology and to present new information, recent technological advances and updated concepts that are useful in daily practice.|
|To provide an understanding of current standards, techniques, criteria, classifications, etc. in areas where training and self-study may give less than ideal exposure. |
Daily Schedule and Course Outline
Course Descriptions and Faculty
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
“The Academy designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. ”
The USCAP is approved by the American Board of Pathology to offer Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) which will be necessary for ABP Maintenance of Certification (see their website for more information.)
This course may be used for CME or SAMs credits.
Early registration is advised since conference room size may necessitate closing
of enrollment. The course registration fee includes course fee, a comprehensive syllabus and a CD with
representative PowerPoint presentations for each lecture, continental breakfasts, break refreshments and
a reception on Thursday evening.
|Academy Member || $550|
| Academy Member in Training|| $450|
| Non-Member || $625|
|Non-Member in Training || $525|
Secure Online Registration - or download - PDF of Registration Form
Early registration is advised since enrollment will be closed when the course is filled.
Refunds of fees, less $50 administrative fee, will be made until April 6, 2007. Refunds after that date will be subject to a 50% penalty, but registrants will receive course materials.
Effective Jan 8, 2007, passports will be required for all US
citizens (including babies and children) returning to the US by air or sea from Mexico, Canada, Bermuda
and the Caribbean.
JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
Blvd. Kukulcan, Km 14.5, L408, Zona Hotelera
Cancun, Quintana Roo, 77500 Mexico
| Rates: || Single/Double $195.00|
Available 3 days pre/post meeting dates
| Taxes: ||12% tax|
| Room Block|| to be released April 3, 2007|
| Check in:|| 4:00 pm|
| Check out: ||12:00 am|
| Reservations: || (800) 223-6388 (identify yourself with the USCAP group) or website at www.jwmarriottcancunresort.com|
Cancellation policy: All reservation requests will require a two (2)
night advance payment that will be refundable only if the reservation is canceled at least (7) days prior
to arrival date.
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: A5247AE
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. Please use this AWD number when
calling Avis directly at 1-888-754-8878 to receive the best possible car
rental rates available.
The group discount is in the 5-25% range. Under their NEW pricing
structure, the group AWD# will automatically search for the lowest rate being offered at that time,
guaranteeing you the lowest rate possible with Avis.
The group discount is available from 7 days before until 7 days after the event dates with unlimited
Tours, Airport Transfers and Mexico Information
Local sightseeing tours and airport transfers are being offered for our registrants by Global
Incentive. You can register online for any of these at www.incentivemanagement.com/uscap. There is also
valuable information regarding Cancun and new travel requirements. Global Incentive will have a
hospitality desk near our registration area to assist you on-site with tour registration and any last