Annual Meeting Course Submissions

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) is dedicated to creating a better pathologist. It accomplishes this through its mission to provide the ultimate in continuing medical education and translational research to improve practices and patient outcomes globally. While global health through education is a strategic initiative, the diverse educational activities provided by USCAP ensure personalized education that will influence personalized medicine. Modern educational delivery methods using digital assets prepare pathologists for next generation learning and make possible outreach to colleagues working in low-resource countries. As a member organization, USCAP is dedicated to providing solutions and creating members for life, including Ph.D. colleagues.
With an eye on the future and provocative teaching, propose your tall ideas as short courses that explore the panorama of human pathology in the age of clinical and molecular relevancy. Structure your program to appeal to academic and community pathologists, and pathologists-in-training. Create sessions that influence how pathologists think, work, and optimize patient outcomes. See the invisible. Become part of the USCAP legend.


Program Description

Short Courses are subspecialty seminars that target specific issues in pathology. Short Courses cover diagnostic challenges or provide practical reviews and approaches in topically specific areas.

  • Short Course are three hours in length and are generally presented for three years, pending review by the Education Committee during year one.
  • You are responsible for preparing course materials. These include a PowerPoint presentation, multiple choice questions, and references. It is strongly encouraged to make your Short Course a case-based presentation to provide attendees with useful resources they can use in practice.
  • If accepted, faculty members will receive general and companion society registration.

View a list of 2020 Short Courses

In ninety minutes inspire nine pathologists to see more clearly, transcend imagination, and embrace the visual.  Interactive microscopy is your shot at intimate mentoring within your subspecialty expertise. Simulate clinical sign-out around a multi-head microscope with jazzy discussions about meaningful cases. Propose your ideas. Create better pathologists.

Program Description

The USCAP Interactive Microscopy Program at the Annual Meeting is a unique, interactive experience. The intent is for one faculty member to interact with up to 9 learners at a multi-head microscope to create a mentoring experience that simulates clinical sign out. Based on evaluations and validated educational needs, this course may be held for up to 3 years.

View a list of current Interactive Microscopy Courses