2015 Cytology Conference Registration Fees:



2015 Cytology Conference Registration Fees:
2015 Cytology Conference
June 6, 2015
8:00 am — 5:30 pm
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical
Science Tower—South Room
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Program overview: Trending topics; such as,
EBUS and Navigational bronchoscopic procedures, cell block optimization and molecular
testing will be discussed.
Learning objectives: Attendees will enhance
diagnostic and technical skills related to a
number of nongynecologic cytology cases.
Target audience: cytotechnologists, cytotechnology students, cytopathologists, fellows and
CME Accreditation and Designation Statement : The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to
provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this
live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1
Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other health care professionals are awarded 0.7 continuing
education units (CEU’s) which are equal to 7.7 contact hours.
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity institution.
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service.
Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance
of the program by calling 412-623-2331.
Program Schedule
8:00 - 9:00 FNA Cytology of Metastases of Unknown
Primary—Jan Silverman MD
9:00 - 9:30 What the New American Thyroid Association
(ATA) Guidelines Will Mean to Cytopathology N. Paul Ohori, MD
9:30-10:30 Pre Analytical Issues in Non-gynecological
cytopathology in the era of personalized medicine Sara Monaco, MD
15 minute break
10:45-11:00 Cytotechnologist Case Presentation-Sue Unen
11:00-12:00 Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Fine
Needle Aspiration (FNA): Adequate Samples and Ancillary
Testing –Donna Russell MS, SCT (ASCP)
1:00—2:00 A Walk Around the Block—Donna Russell MS,
2:00—3:00 Cytopathology of Soft Tissue: A Practical
Approach –Liron Pantanowitz, MD
15 minute break
3:15-3:30 Cytotechnologist Case Presentation-Karyn
3:30 - 4:30 The Paris System for Reporting Urinary
Cytopathology - Juan Xing, MD
Registration Fees:
resident/fellow: $100
Payments can be made via
VISA/MASTERCARD or personal check
**All cancellations must be in writing and
sent to us via U.S. mail, email or fax (see
contact information below). Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped before
May 15th will be refunded in full. After May
15,th a $10.00 administrative fee will be
assessed, the remaining amount refunded,
and no refunds will be made after May 25th.
Sponsored by; University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health
Mail cancellations to :
UPMC Shadyside
Attention Jackie Cuda
5230 Centre Ave Room WG04.10
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
E-mail questions to:
Jackie Cuda: [email protected]
4:30-5:15 Urinary Cytology Team Challenge- Dorothy
Albright, BS, SCT (ASCP)
Adjournment 5:15
Beth Mosley: [email protected]
Nancy Mauser: [email protected]
Our Presenters
Donna Russell, MS SCT (ASCP)
Supervisor, Cytopathology Residency Teaching
University of Rochester
Liron Pantanowitz, MD
Director of Cytopathology
UPMC Shadyside
N. Paul Ohori, MD
Director of Cytopathology
UPMC Presbyterian
Sara Monaco, MD
A variety of accommodations are located in Oakland area:
Best Western University Center Hotel
3401 Boulevard of the Allies Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland) 412-683-6100
Hampton Inn Hotel 3315 Hamlet St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland) 412-681-1000
Holiday Inn Select Hotel 100 Lytton Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland) 412-682-6200
University of Pittsburgh Medical
Center Cytology Department
2015 Cytology
Hilton Garden Inn
Forbes Avenue at McKee Place Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland) 412-683-2040
Marriott Residence Inn Pittsburgh
3896 Bigelow Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(Oakland) 412-621-2200
Associate Professor, Cytopathology
UPMC Shadyside
Jan F. Silverman, MD
Director, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Allegheny General Hospital
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Ave. 412-622-3131
Cathedral of Learning University of Pittsburgh
Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard 412-624-6000
Juan Xing, MD
Assistant Professor , Cytopathology
UPMC Shadyside
Dorothy Albright, CT (ASCP)
Hologic Representative
Karyn Varley, MS, SCT (ASCP)
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Susan Unen, BS SCT (ASCP)
Specialty Cytotechnologist
UPMC Shadyside
Faculty Disclosure: All individuals in a position to control the
content of this education activity are required to disclose all
relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods
or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Schenley Park 412-622-6914
The Pittsburgh Playhouse
222 Craft Ave. (one block south of Forbes Avenue)
June 6, 2015
Time: 8:00am—5:30pm
Thomas E. Starzl
Biomedical Science Tower
South Room S120
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213