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The 2017 Great Lakes Pathology Conference: Update in DermatopathologySurgical Pathology, & Cytopathology runs over five days and will be held in Traverse City, Michigan. The course is designed to be a comprehensive review of dermatopathology on Monday, Tuesday and a comprehensive review of surgical pathology on Thursday and Friday. Wednesday will be dedicated to cytopathology

Program Director || Konstantinos Linos
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Konstantinos.Linos@hitchcock.org

DERMATOPATHOLOGY FACULTY
David E. Elder, MD, UPenn
Wilma Bergfeld, MD, The Cleveland Clinic
Timothy H. McCalmont, MD, UCSF
Dirk M. Elston, MD, MUSC
Pedram Gerami, MD, Northwestern University
James W. Patterson, MD, UVA
Lori Lowe, MD, The University of Michigan
Michael T. Tetzlaff, MD, MD Anderson CC
Konstantinos Linos, MD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Jennifer Ko, MD, The Cleveland Clinic

GENITOURINARY PATHOLOGY
Jonathan Epstein, MD, Johns Hopkins
GYNECOLOGIC PATHOLOGY
Mark Stoler, MD, University of Virginia
Anais Malpica, MD, MD Anderson CC
GASTROINTESTINAL PATHOLOGY
John Hart, MD, University of Chicago
Lisa Yerian, MD, The Cleveland Clinic
Rish Pai, MD, The Mayo Clinic
Reetesh Pai, MD, University of Pittsburgh
HEMATOPATHOLOGY
L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD, MD Anderson CC
CYTOPATHOOLOGY
TBA
THORACIC PATHOLOGY
TBA
HEAD & NECK
TBA

FULL SCHEDULE

DERMATOPATHOLOGY

7:00-8:00 AM Catered Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM – Vasculitides of the skin
Dirk M. Elston, MD – Medical University of South Carolina
8:45-9:30 AM – Inflammatory Skin Disorders
Wilma F. Bergfeld, MD – The Cleveland Clinic
9:30-10:15 AM – Infectious Dermatopathology
Dirk M. Elston, MD – Medical University of South Carolina

10:15-10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 AM – Alopecia
Wilma F. Bergfeld, MD – The Cleveland Clinic
11:15-12:00 PM – Bullous/Blistering Diseases of the Skin
James W. Patterson, MD – University of Virginia

12:00-1:00 PM Catered Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM – Panniculitis
James W. Patterson, MD – University of Virginia
1:45-2:30 PM – Adnexal Neoplasms
Michael T. Tetzlaff, MD – MD Anderson Cancer Center

2:30-2:45 AM Coffee Break

2:45-3:30 PM – Update on Immunohistochemistry of Cutaneous Mesenchymal Neoplasms
Konstantinos Linos, MD – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
3:30-4:15 PM – Update on Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Michael T. Tetzlaff, MD – MD Anderson Cancer Center
4:15-5:00 PM – Selected Cutaneous Mesenchymal Neoplasms with Potential Diagnostic Difficulties
Konstantinos Linos, MD – Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

5:00 PM Banquet Dinner

8:30-10:00 PM – Cocktails and Evening Slide Seminar

DERMATOPATHOLOGY

7:00-8:00 AM Catered Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM – Update on Melanoma Staging – AJCC 8th Edition
David E. Elder, MD – University of Pennsylvania
8:45-9:30 AM – Clinical Pathologic correlation of Diagnostically Difficult Melanocytic Neoplasias
Pedram Gerami, MD – Northwestern University
9:30-10:15 AM – Misdiagnosis in Melanoma: Knowing the Pitfalls to Keep Your Nose Clean
Timothy H. McCalmont, MD – University of California, San Francisco

10:15-10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 AM – Immunohistochemistry for Melanocytic Lesions: The Cold Hard Facts – What Works and What Does Not!
Lori Lowe, MD – University of Michigan Medical Center
11:15-12:00 PM – Pathology of Acral Nevi and Melanomas
Jennifer Ko, MD – The Cleveland Clinic

12:00-1:00 PM Catered Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM – Superficial Atypical Melanocytic Proliferations
David E. Elder, MD – University of Pennsylvania
1:45-2:30 PM – Molecular Diagnostics for Spitzoid Neoplasms
Pedram Gerami, MD – Northwestern University

2:30-2:45 AM Coffee Break

2:45-3:30 PM – How genomic copy number analysis, gene fusion, and targeted immunohistochemistry have changed the diagnostic landscape in the evaluation of melanocytic tumors
Timothy H. McCalmont, MD – University of California, San Francisco
3:30-4:15 PM – Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma: The Why, The How, The Pitfalls, The Pearls
Lori Lowe, MD – University of Michigan Medical Center
4:15-5:00 PM – Melanoma-therapy induced skin lesions
Jennifer Ko, MD – The Cleveland Clinic

5:00 PM Dermatopathology Fin

CYTOPATHOLOGY

7:00-8:00 AM Catered Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM – TBA

8:45-9:30 AM – TBA

9:30-10:15 AM – TBA

10:15-10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 AM – TBA

11:15-12:00 PM – TBA

12:00-1:00 PM Catered lunch

1:00-1:45 PM – TBA

1:45-2:30 PM – TBA

2:30-2:45 PM Coffee Break

2:45-3:30 PM – TBA

3:30-4:15 PM – TBA

4:15-5:00 PM – TBA

GASTROINTESTINAL/LIVER PATHOLOGY

7:00-8:00 AM Catered Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM – Acute and Chronic Hepatitis: Still Important in 2017
John A. Hart, MD – University of Chicago Hospitals
8:45-9:30 AM – Liver Transplant Pathology
Lisa M. Yerian, MD – The Cleveland Clinic
9:30-10:15 AM – Steatohepatitis: More Important in 2017
John A. Hart, MD – University of Chicago Hospitals

10:15-10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 AM – Classification of Dysplasia in IBD: New Published Guidelines on Diagnosis, Surveillance & Management
Reetesh K. Pai, MD – University of Pittsburgh
11:15-12:00 PM – Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and mimickers of IBD
Lisa M. Yerian, MD – The Cleveland Clinic

12:00-1:00 PM Catered Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM – An update on Colon Cancer Reporting
Rish K. Pai, MD – The Mayo Clinic
1:45-2:30 PM – Colorectal Carcinoma: The Role of Pathologists In Ancillary Testing
Reetesh K. Pai, MD – University of Pittsburgh

2:30-2:45 PM Coffee Break

2:45-3:30 PM – Small bowel biopsy interpretation: Celiac Disease and its mimics
Rish K. Pai, MD – The Mayo Clinic
3:30-4:15 PM – TBA
4:15-5:00 PM – TBA

6:00 PM Banquet Dinner

8:30-10:00 PM – Cocktails and Evening Slide Seminar

SURGICAL PATHOLOGY

7:00-8:00 AM Catered Breakfast

8:00-8:45 AM – Prostate Cancer Grading: A Decade After the 2005 Modified System
Jonathan Epstein, MD – Johns Hopkins Hospitals
8:45-9:30 AM – TBA

9:30-10:15 AM – Common Differential Diagnoses in Urological Pathology
Jonathan Epstein, MD – Johns Hopkins Hospitals

10:15-10:30 AM Coffee Break

10:30-11:15 AM – TBA

11:15-12:00 PM – Gynecologic Pathology
Mark H. Stoler, MD – University of Virginia

12:00-1:00 PM Catered Lunch

1:00-1:45 PM – Gynecologic Pathology
Mark H. Stoler, MD – University of Virginia

1:45-2:30 PM – Gynecologic Pathology
Andrew P. Sciallis, MD – University of Michigan Medical Center

2:30-2:45 PM Coffee Break

2:45-3:30 PM – Gynecologic Pathology
Andrew P. Sciallis, MD – University of Michigan Medical Center
3:30-4:15 PM – TBA
4:15-5:00 PM – TBA

Surgical Pathology Fin