Past Meetings

We do not conduct meetings in July or August.

   
October
2021

Postponed

September
2021

Postponed

June
2021

Slide Seminar: City of Hope

"TNBC: Triple Negative Breast Cancers or Troubling, Nebulous, Beguiling Cases?"
-- Christina Wei, M.D.

"Ruptured appendix with mucin extravasation: a diagnostic dilemma"
-- Rifat Mannan, M.D.

"Challenging, yet interesting cases"
-- Hany Meawad, M.D.

"Critical Value of Detecting Multiple Patterns/Pathologic Processes"
-- Bharat Nathwani, M.D.

May
2021

47th Anuual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Perinephric Myxoid Pseudotumor of Fat"  1st Place
-- Timothy Law, M.D.
PGY-5, LAC+USC

"Thyroid FNA with abundant bland squamous cells"  2nd Place
-- Vimal Krishnan, M.D.
Fellow, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Fatal case of an immunocompromised teenager with respiratory failure of unknown etiology"  3rd Place
-- Joshua Byers, M.D.
Fellow, UCLA

"PD-L1 Expression in HPV-Dependent vs HPV-Independent Invasive Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinoma" Honorable Mention
--Chau Bui, M.D.
PGY-2, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

April
2021

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Non-HPV Associated Cervical Adenocarcinoma: Getting a grip on the gastric type"
-- Nicholas Bercovici, D.O.
Link to Dr. Bercovici's presentation

"Surgical Hematopathology: It’s a lymphoproliferative disorder, but what do you call it?"
-- Sumire Kitahara, M.D.

"Multiple faces in a case of sinonasal carcinoma"
-- Wenjing Shi, M.D
Link to Dr. Shi's presentation

March
2021

"Neuro Frozen Sections – A Paramedic Approach"

-- William Yong, M.D.
UC Irvine

February
2021

"An Alphabet Soup of Thyroid Gland Pathology"

-- Lester D.R. Thompson, M.D.
SCPMG

January
2021

24th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Genitourinary Pathology

"Prostate Cancer 2021: What Do You Need to Know"
"Diagnostic Pitfalls in Prostate Biopsies and TURP"
"Renal Tumors with Eosinophilic Cytoplasm"
"Renal Tumors with Clear Cytoplasm"
-- Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham

"Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Diagnosis and Management"
"Diagnostic Pitfalls in Transurethral Resections of Bladder: Mimickers and Variants"
"Intraductal Carcinoma of the Prostate (IDC-P): A Resurgence of a 'MIA' Lesion"
"Liquid Biopsy in Precision Pathology: Plasma and Beyond"
-- George J. Netto, M.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham

December
2020

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"COVID-19: facts and controversies"

-- Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic

November
2020

"Looking Deeper through the Surface"

-- Suzan Kavusi, M.D.
Quest Diagnostics

October
2020

"COVID-19 Testing and Genetics"

"Testing Methodologies for COVID-19"
-- Rosemary She, M.D.
Keck Hospital of USC

"Genetics of SARS-CoV2"
-- Wenjuan Zhang, Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

September
2020

Slide Seminar: UCLA

"Different Faces of Lichen Sclerosus: A Histopathological Challenge"
-- Sepehr Hamidi, M.D.

"A CHIP in Time"
-- Thomas D. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

"Salivary Gland Pathology"
-- Dipti Sajed, M.D., Ph.D.

March through June
2020

(Cancelled due to COVID-19)

February
2020

"A Case-based Introduction to Hepatitis"

-- Kevin Waters, M.D., Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

January
2020

23rd Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Hematopathology

"Acute Myeloid Leukemia"
"Updates in Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Related Entities"
"Updates in Select Mature Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Bone Marrow"
"Lymphoblastic Leukemia/Lymphoma in 2020"
"Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: What's New?"
"Eosinophilia: A Practical Approach"
-- Kaaren K. Reichard, M.D.
Mayo Clinic

"Extramedullary Myeloid Proliferations"
"Approach to Histiocytic Proliferations"
"Updates in Small B-Cell Lymphomas"
"Diagnostic Strategies and Selected Updates in Large B-Cell Lymphoma"
"Practical Spleen Pathology"
-- April Chiu, M.D.
Mayo Clinic

December
2019

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Difficult and Unusual Cases in Dermatopathology"

-- David Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.
Kaiser Permanente

November
2019

(Cancelled)

October
2019

(Cancelled)

September
2019

"An Update on Reporting Prostate Carcinomas: New Recommendations and Evolving Considerations"

-- Manju Aron, M.D.
USC Keck School of Medicine

June
2019

Slide Seminar: LAC + USC

"Unusual duodenal tumor in a 21 year old"
-- Shefali Chopra, M.D.

"Thrombocytopenia and the importance of history"
-- Ashley Hagiya, M.D.

"64 year old male with back pain"
-- Shivani Kandukuri, M.D.

"Curious Case of a Bartholin Duct Cyst"
-- Saloni Walia, M.D.

May
2019

46th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

(Cancelled)

April
2019

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

"Interesting Cases in Molecular Pathology"
-- Michelle Afkhami, M.D.

"Non-Invasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-Like Nuclear Features (NIFTP) from FNA to Resection"
-- Sue Chang, M.D.

"Melanoma or Not?"
-- Vishwas Parekh, M.D.

"The Kids are Marginalized, and Still Alright. A Case of Pediatric Marginal Zone Lymphoma"
-- Saba Ali, M.D.

March
2019

"Tumor Mutational Burden: From Burden to Biomarker"

-- Eric Vail, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

February
2019

"Two Cases of Bronchiolar Disease"

-- Michael N. Koss, M.D.
Keck Hospital of USC

January
2019

22nd Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Placental & Perinatal Pathology

"10 diagnoses you don’t want to miss and why"
"Slide seminar: Maternal vascular malperfusion"
"The utility of Perinatal pathology for the clinician"
-- Drucilla J. Roberts, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital and
Harvard Medical School

"Placental pathology: frequent flyers in the medicolegal arena"
"Constellation disorders in placental pathology"
"Slide show: Fetal vascular malperfusion"
-- Theonia K. Boyd, M.D.
Harvard Medical School and
Boston Children’s Hospital and
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts

December
2018

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"The Esophagus: Where does it End? A Path to New Discovery"

-- Parakrama 'Para' Chandrasoma, M.D.
LAC/USC

November
2018

"Practical Neuropathology in the Era of Who 2016 — Case Studies and Pitfalls"

-- William 'Bill' Yong, M.D.
UCLA

October
2018

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Clear as Mud: A Case of Conspicuously Clear Hepatocytes…"
-- Brent Larson, D.O.

"Elusive cause of renal failure in an elderly gentleman"
-- Mercury Lin, M.D.

"In Pursuit of Precision Medicine: The Ever-Expanding Utility of Solid Tumor NGS"
-- Eric Vail, M.D.

September
2018

"Inflammatory Skin Disorders: It’s About Clinicopathological Correlation!""

-- Suzan Kavusi, M.D.
Foothill Dermatology, Glendora, California

June
2018

Slide Seminar: UCLA

"Non Neoplastic Neuromuscular Pathology - General Biopsy Considerations"
-- Negar Khanlou, M.D.

"Papillary Lesions of the Breast"
-- Thomas J. Lawton, M.D.

"Updates in HPV-associated Oropharyngeal Carcinoma"
-- Dipti Sajed, M.D., Ph.D.

"Evaluation of non-neoplastic renal disease in adult tumor nephrectomy specimens"
-- Jonathan Zuckerman, M.D., Ph.D.

May
2018

45th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Plexiform Fibromyxoma"
-- Mary Wong, M.D.  (PGY-3)  1st Place
Cears-Sinai Medical Center

"When Renal Cell Carcinoma Isn't Clear, Beware of Genetic Puppeteers"
-- Fang Bu, M.D . (PGY-4)   2nd Place
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

"Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma with Hobnail Features arising in a background of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in Thyroid Gland"
-- Yan Liu, M.D.  (PGY-3)   3rd Place
Loma Linda University

"Diffuse Follicular Lymphoma Variant: A Distinct Entity"
-- Moe Takeda, M.D.  (PGY-2)  4th Place
LAC+USC

"Teratoma with a Secret"
-- John Paul Govindavari, M.D.  (PGY-2)  Honarable mention
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

" 'Ph-like' B-lymphoblastic Leukemia: Filling in the Gaps"
-- Maximilian Goebel, M.D. (PGY-3)        Poster prize
LAC+USC

April
2018

Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University

"The Lowly Appendix: Interesting tidbits of common entities"
-- Yamil Lopez, M.D.

"SARCOIDOSIS: A Paradigm Shift?"
-- Ravi Raghavan, MBBS, MD, MRC Path

"Mammary Analog Secretory Carcinoma of the Salivary Gland"
-- Heather Rojas, M.D.

"Post-transplant lymphoproliferative Disorders (PTLD) - 2017 WHO Revision & Updates"
-- Jun Wang, M.D.

March
2018

"Neonatal Enteropathies: Relevant Entities With Distinct Histopathologic Features and Molecular Signatures"

-- Nick Shillingford, M.D.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

February
2018

"Neuroblastoma, Recent Progress in Pathology Research"

-- Hiroyuki "Hiro" Shimada, M.D., Ph.D.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

January
2018

21st Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Cytopathology

"The 2017 Bethesda System for Thyroid Cytopathology"
"Molecular Testing of Thyroid FNA"
"The 'Atypical' Thyroid FNA"
-- Edmund S. Cibas, M.D.
Harvard Medical School and
Brigham & Women's Hospital

"Minimally Invasive Sampling of Lung Lesions"
"Contemporary Workup of NSCLC"
"Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors"
"Ancillary Testing in NSCLC"
"Mesothelioma and Effusion Cytology"
-- Paul A. VanderLaan, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School and
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts

December
2017

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Updates in Bladder Cancer Diagnosis and Staging"

-- Donna Hansel, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

November
2017

"Mesenchymal lesions of the gastrointestinal tract - Approach to diagnosis and an update". for handout.

Shefali Chopra, M.D.
USC Keck School of Medicine

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

October
2017

Slide Seminar: Kaiser Permanente

"Follicular Mucin - Benign or Malignant"
-- Christopher Hale, M.D.

"Is It or Isn't It #1" and "Is It or Isn't It #2"
-- John Ohara, M.D.

"Interesting Cases in Perinatal Pathology"
-- Sandy Wu, M.D.

September
2017

"Chagas Disease: a Tropical Infection Now Found in Los Angeles"

-- David M. Engman, M.D., Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

June
2017

Slide Seminar: USC Keck School of Medicine

"Pulmonary ANCA-associated Vasculitides"
-Wafaa Elatre, M.D.

"An Unusual Location for an Uncommon Adult CNS Tumor"
-- Anna Mathew, M.D.

"Paratesticular Neoplasms"
-- Guang-Qian Xiao, M.D.

"Intracholecystic Papillary-tubular Neoplasms"
-- Evan Yung, M.D.

May
2017

44th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"An Under-Recognized Atypical Pediatric Spindle Cell Tumor"
-- Alexander Nobori, M.D.   (PGY-2)    1st Place
University of California, Los Angeles

"25-Year-Old with a Large Mass in the Right Lower Lobe"
-- Andrew Siref, M.D.   (PGY-2)    2nd Place
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Multifocal Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Arising in an Immunocompromised Child with FLCN Gene Mutation: Causation or Coincidence?"
-- Li Lei, M.D.   (PGY-4)    3rd Place
Loma Linda University

"The Diagnostic Ambiguity of Cilia and Mucin in a Subpleural Nodule"
-- Felicita Baratelli, M.D.   (Surgical Pathology Fellow)    Honorable Mention
Los Angeles County + University of Southern California

"Loss of ATRX Expression Identifies a Unique Subset of Unfavorable Histology Neuroblastoma"
-- Ali Nael Amzajerdi, M.D.   (Pediatric Pathology Fellow)    Honorable Mention
Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles

"Suspected Pulmonary Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Without Histologic Evidence of Squamous Component on Biopsy: A Diagnosis by Molecular Study"
-- Luan Henry Nguyen, M.D. (PGY-2)    Poster Winner
Harbor UCLA

April
2017

"Selected Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions of the Urinary Bladder Common Diagnostic Pitfalls"

-- Manju Aron, M.D.
USC Keck School of Medicine

March
2017

"Cutaneous Lymphomas"

-- Christiane Querfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
City of Hope Medical Center

February
2017
Cancelled
January
2017

20th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gastrointestinal Pathology

"BE and BE-related Dysplasia"
"IBD and IBD-related Dysplasia"
"Diagnostic Approach to GI Mesenchymal Tumors"
"Case Presentations"
-- John Goldblum, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

"Pattern Based Approach to Non-IBD Colitis"
"Colorectal Polyps-- What's New"
"Diagnostic Approach to Small Bowel Pathology"
"Non-Neoplastic Gastric Pathology"
-- Deepa Patil, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts

December
2016

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Personalization of Cancer Care thru Diagnostics: Opportunities and Challenges of Tumor Genomic Profiling"

-- Julia Elvin, M.D., Ph.D.
Foundation Medicine, Inc.

No CME credits for this event

November
2016

In observance of Election Day, this meeting did not occur.

October
2016

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Cancer Center

"Enhancing Assessment of Tumors with Next Generation Sequencing"
-- Michelle Afkhami, M.D.

"6 Year Old with an Enlarged Neck"
-- Joo Y. Song, M.D.

"Lesion of the Fallopian Tube"
-- Sharon P. Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

September
2016

"Medico-legal death investigation in LA county-- A team approach"

-- Lakshmanan Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.
Medicine Los Angeles County Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner/Director (Retired)

June
2016

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Pitfall in Her2 Interpretation"
-- Rania Bakkar, M.D.

"54 yo Female with a Highly Unusual Breast Lesion"
-- Xuemo (Sean) Fan, M.D., Ph.D.

"Mavericks in the Liver"
-- Maha Guindi, M.D.

"WHO 2014 Includes a New Type of Biphasic Uterine Tumor"
-- Joanne Rutgers, M.D.

May
2016

43rd Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Post Transplant Urothelial Carcinoma: Something To Think About"
-- Deepika Sirohi, M.D.   1st Place
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Genitourinary Pathology Fellow

"Throbbing headache in a 31 year old male nursing student returning from the Philippines with recently treated mycobacterial lymphadenitis"
-- Linda Szymanski, M.D.   2nd Place
Keck/LAC+USC Medical Center - Neuropathology Fellow

"When GIST is more than just a GIST"
-- Christina Wei, M.D.   3rd Place
Keck/LAC+USC Medical Center - PGY2 Pathology Resident

"MUC4 Expression Distinguishes Pediatric Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma"
-- Julia Chu, M.D.   Honorable Mention
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - Pediatric Pathology Fellow

"Copper Deficiency: A Mimicker of Myelodysplastic Syndrome"
-- Tae Hun Kim, M.D.   Honorable Mention
LAC+USC Medical Center - PGY1 Pathology Resident

"Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome in Adults - Who Knew?!"
-- Catherine Chang, M.D.   Poster Award
LAC+USC Medical Center - PGY2 Pathology Resident

April
2016

Slide Seminar: UCLA

"Non Neoplastic Neuromuscular Pathology"
-- Negar Khanlou, M.D.

"Diagnostic Dilemma in Rare Pulmonary Tumor"
-- W. Dean Wallace, M.D.

"Applied Next Generation Sequencing in Hematologic Malignancy"
-- Rena Xian, M.D.

"WHO’s next? The case for a ‘new’ salivary gland lesion"
-- Sung-Eun (Stephanie) Yang, M.D.

March
2016

"An Algorithmic Approach for the Surgical Pathologist"

-- David Frishberg, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

February
2016

"The Placenta as a Fetal Organ".

-- Jeffrey D. Goldstein, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

January
2016

19th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Breast Pathology

"Spindle Cell Lesions"
"Mimics in Breast Pathology"
"Intraductal Proliferative Lesions/Interobserver Reproducibility"
"Vascular Lesions"
"Update on Margin Evaluation"
"Lobular Carcinoma in Situ"
-- Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and
Harvard Medical School

"Columnar Cell Lesions and Flat Epithelial Atypia"
"Papillary Lesions"
"Contemporary Issues in Breast Core Needle Biopsy"
"Fibroepithelial Lesions"
"Ductal Carcinoma in Situ"
"Triple Negative Breast Cancer"
-- Laura C. Collins, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and
Harvard Medical School

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2015

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"The Seven Things You Need to Know About Bone Before Signing Your Report"

-- Michael J. Klein, M.D.
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

November
2015

"Transplant Pathology"

"Pathology of Cardiac Transplantation"
-- Michael C. Fishbein, M.D.
UCLA

"Renal Transplant Pathology for the Practicing Surgical Pathologist"
-- Aviv Hever, M.D., FCAP, FASCP
Kaiser Permanente

"Pathology of Liver Transplantation"
-- Bita Naini, M.D.
UCLA

"Update on Lung Transplant Pathology"
-- W. Dean Wallace, M.D.
UCLA

October
2015

Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University

"The Many Faces of Mammary Myofibroblastoma"
-- Laura J. Denham, M.D.

"More than Skin Deep"
-- Justin Kerstetter, M.D.

"A Bloody Nose…"
-- Mia C. Nepomuceno-Perez, M.D.

"Unexpected Brain Findings in a Patient Presenting with Aphasia"
-- Ravi Raghavan, MBBS, M.D.

September
2015

"Changes in HER2 Testing Guidelines: A Personal Perspective"

-- Michael F. Press, M.D., Ph.D.
USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

June
2015

Slide Seminar: Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

"A Neoplasm Masquerading as Peyronie's Disease"
"An Unusual Renal Neoplasm"
-- John A. Ohara, M.D.

May
2015

42nd Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Mixed Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: Mystery Solved?"   First Place
-- Kara Duncan, M.D.
LAC+USC/Keck   

"Male Adnexal Tumor of Woffian Origin"   Second Place
-- Mukul Divatia, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center    

"Integration of EGFR and CK5/6 Immunoexpression in Predicting
Survival of Triple Negative Breast Cancer"   Third Place
-- Kristine Astvatsaturyan, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center    

"IgG4-related Kidney Disease"   HHonorable Mention
-- Lihong Bu, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center    

"Childhood and Adolescent Melanoma"   Honorable Mention
-- -Xiaoyan Zhou, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center    

April
2015

Slide Seminar: USC

"71 Year Old Female with Purple Skin Lesion on the Left Breast"
-- Meenakshi Bhasin, M.D.

"Two CD34 Positive Tumors in the Same Tumor?"
-- Shefali Chopra, M.D.

"Diffuse Glioma Diagnostic Case Challenge"
-- Kyle Hurth, M.D., Ph.D.

"A Stomach Ulcer in a Patient with a History of Orthotopic Liver  Transplantation"
-- Ria Vergara-Lluri, M.D.

March
2015

"Cervical Cancer Screening: Not Your Grandmotherʹs Pap Test"

-- Juan C. Felix, M.D.
Keck Hospital of USC

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

February
2015

"Therapeutic Misadventures"

-- Christopher B. Rogers, M.D., M.B.A.
Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner - Coroner

January
2015

18th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Pulmonary Pathology

"Small Biopsies of Inflammatory Lesions of the Oral Cavity"
"Salivary Glands: Old and New Entities"
"Oropharyngeal Carcinoma"
"Diagnosing Small Biopsies of the Sinonasal Tract"
-- Lester D.R. Thompson, M.D.,
Southern California Permanente Medical Group

"Practical Problems in Melanocytic Lesions"
"Inflammatory Skin Disease Every Pathologist Should Know"
"Deceptive Soft Tissue Tumors: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
-- Steven D. Billings, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

December
2014

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Does Barrett’s Mucosa Deserve to Die?"

-- Henry D. Appelman, M.D.
University of Michigan

November
2014

"Small Round Cell Tumors of Bone and Soft Tissue: An Update"

-- David M. Parham, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

October
2014

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

"An Intraperitoneal Inflammatory Sarcoma"
-- Peiguo (Gerry) Chu, M.D., Ph.D.

"What is the diagnosis of that big lymph node?"
-- Young Kim, M.D.

"CD30 Positive Lymphoma, a Challenging Case"
-- Joo Y. Song, M.D.

"Cotyledonoid Leiomyoma: a Benign Smooth Muscle Tumor of the Female Pelvis that has a Scary Gross Appearance"
-- Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

September
2014

"Melanoma Risk: Malpractice Claims"

-- David Troxel, M.D.
Medical Director, The Doctors Company

June
2014

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

-- Sumire Kitahara, M.D.
-- Anna Laury, M.D.
-- Jean Lopategui, M.D.
-- Christine VanBeek, M.D

May
2014

41st Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Well Differentiated Lipoma-like Liposarcoma"  First Place
-- Evan Yung, M.D.
LAC+USC

"Chemokine Receptor CCR9 in DLBCL and FL"  Second Place
-- Winnie Wu, M.D.
UCLA

"Acquired Hemophilia A"  Third Place
--
Caleb Cheng, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai

"Perivascular Identity of Glomus Tumor"  Honorable Mention
-- James Aaron, M.D.
UCLA

"H. pylori Gastritis"  Honorable Mention
-- Dorina Gui, M.D.
UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

April
2014

Slide Seminar: UCLA

"Common Issues and Pitfalls in Frozen Section Examination of the GI Tract"
-- Bita V. Naini, M.D.

Title not available
-- M. Fernando Palma Diaz, M.D.

"The Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Frozen Section"
-- G. Peter Sarantopoulos, M.D.

"Mucinous Neoplasms in the Ovary during Frozen Section"
-- Peggy S. Sullivan, M.D.

Title not available
-- W. Dean Wallace, M.D.

March
2014

"Experiences with Malpractice Litigation as a Pathology Expert Witness"

-- Para Chandrasoma, M.D.
LAC+USC Medical Center

February
2014

"Update on Classification and Grading of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors"

-- Scott D. Nelson, M.D.
UCLA Santa Monica and Orthopaedic Hospital

January
2014

17th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Pulmonary Pathology

"Molecular Testing of Lung Carcinoma"  and
"Adenocarcinoma Classification Should be Easy"  and
"Case Presentations"
-- Sanja Dacic, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

"A Pattern-Based Approach to Interstitial Lung Disease" and
"Case Studies"
-- Kevin O. Leslie, M.D.
Mayo Clinic Arizona

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2013

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Rudolf Virchow – Not Just a Triad"

-- Stephen A. Geller, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

November
2013

"Neuropathology of Dementias/Alzheimer Disease"

-- Harry Vinters, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

October
2013

Slide Seminar: LAC+USC / University of Southern California

"Renal cell carcinoma presenting as a multilocular cyst – A case of a rare but distinct subtype of renal cell carcinoma"
-- Manju Aron, M.D.

"59 Year-Old Male with Work-Related Head Trauma"
-- Grace Kim, M.D.

"Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis"
-- Cuauhtemoc Magana, M.D.

"Cervical Mass in a 19 Year-Old Woman"
-- Fabiola Medeiros, M.D.

"Strongyloidiasis Hyperinfection in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus"
-- Evan Yung, M.D.

September
2013

"Primary Cutaneous T-cell Lymphomas: Classification & A Practical Diagnostic Approach"

-- David S. Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.
Kaiser Permanente

June
2013

Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University Medical Center

-- Summer Blount, M.D.
-- Laura Denham, M.D.
-- Cyrus Oster, M.D.
-- Bingbing Song, M.D.
-- Ying Zhao, M.D.

May
2013

40th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"CNS Histiocytic Sarcoma"    First Place
-- Winnie Wu, M.D.
UCLA

"Erdheim-Chester Disease" Runner up
-- Sara Acree, M.D.
LAC+USC

"Borderline Serous Tumor"     Runner up
-- Monica Phillips, M.D.
U UCLA

"Subacute Nonsuppurative Cholangitis"
-- Vanda Farahmand, M.D.
UCLA

"Leigh Syndrome"
-- Saloni Walia, M.D.
LAC+USC

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2013

Slide Seminar: Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

"Challenging Dermatohematopathology Case"
-- David Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.

"Physician-in-Charge"
-- Karen L. Chang, M.D.

"Another case of Elevated LFTs"
-- Nafis Shafizadeh, M.D.

"Evaluation of Dwarfism in Fetal Autopsies"
-- Sandy Wu, M.D.

March
2013

"Pulmonary Lymphoid Lesions for the General Surgical Pathologist"

-- Michael Koss, M.D.
Keck Medical Center of USC

February
2013

"Acute Liver Disease, a Case Based Discussion"

Charles R. Lassman, M.D., Ph.D.
Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

January
2013

16th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gynecologic Pathology

"Epithelial Ovarian Cancer"
-- Robert J. Kurman, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

"The Origin of Ovarian Cancer"
"Ovarian Carcinomas"
"Adeno Carcinoma of Endocervix"
-- Elvio G. Silva, M.D., University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2012

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:

"Selected Problems in the Diagnosis of Melanocytic Lesions"
"Benign Melanocytic Lesions"
"Less Common Variants of Cutaneous Melanoma"
-- Raymond L. Barnhill, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

November
2012

Slide Seminar: UCLA Medical Center

"High Concordance Between HercepTest IHC & HER2 FISH Before & After Implementation of ASCO/CAP 2007 Guidelines"
-- Sophia K. Apple, M.D.

"Mucocele-like Lesions of the Breast"
-- David Y. Lu, M.D.

"Prognostic Factors in Breast Cancer"
-- Neda A. Moatamed, M.D.

"Solid Papillary Carcinoma: Invasive or Not?"
-- Peggy S. Sullivan, M.D.

October
2012

"Branding, Visibility & Targeted Education: Creating Pathology Reports that Matter"

-- Eric Glassy, M.D.
Little Company of Mary Hospital /p>

September
2012

"Intraoperative Diagnosis of CNS Lesions"

-- Parakrama T. Chandrasoma, M.D.
USC Medical Center/p>

June
2012

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

"Enteropathy-Associated T-cell Lymphoma"
-- Karl Gaal, M.D.

"Acute Leukemic Presentation of ALCL 20 Years After Bone Marrow Transplantation"
-- Quin Huang, M.D.

"Introduction to Mast Cell Sarcoma"
-- Young Kim, M.D.

"Undifferentiated Endometrial Carcinoma"
-- Sharon Wilczinsky, M.D.

May
2012

39th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

-- Kiran Qidwai     First Place
LAC + USC

-- Sara Acree    Second Place
LAC + USC

-- Robin Rawson   Third Place
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

-- Ria Vergara-Lluri
UCLA

-- James Lee
Harbor UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

April
2012

Slide Seminar: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Plasmablastic Lymphoma and Differential from Other Overlapping Lymphoproliferative Disorders"
-- Serhan Alkan, M.D.

"Clear-Cell Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma: Diagnostic Criteria and What Have We Learned in the 6 Years Since its First Description"
-- Amin Mahul, M.D.  

"Revenge of the Reduviidae"
-- Daniel Luthringer, M.D.

"Bullous Skin Lesions: How to Approach and When to Order DIF"
-- Julie Wu, M.D.

Participants may contact SShirley Jacke for handouts.

March
2012

"An Update on Oropharyngeal Carcinoma"

-- Lester Thompson, M.D.
Southern California Permanente Medical Group

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

February
2012

"Urine Cytology and Adjunct Markers"

-- Jianyu Rao, M.D., FCAP
UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center

January
2012

 

 

15th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary

"Symposium in Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology: Esophagus, Stomach, & Small Intestine"
"Symposium in Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Pathology: Nonneoplastic Colon, Colorectal Polyps, & Topics in Anal Pathology"
-- Elizabeth A. Montgomery, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

"Update on the Gleason Grading System"
"Mimickers of Bladder Neoplasia"
"Common Medicolegal Situations and How to Avoid Them: Genitourinary Pathology" 
-- Jonathan Epstein, M.D., The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2011

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Advances in Molecular Microbiology"

-- Gary W. Procop, M.D., M.S.
The Cleveland Clinic

November
2011

"Tumor and Tumor-Like Lesions of the Head and Neck: Cytologic Diagnosis with Histologic Correlation"

-- Mai Gu, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California Irvine Medical Center/p>

October
2011

Slide Seminar: LAC+USC / University of Southern California

Thyroid Pathology
-- Kristopher Kersch, M.D.

Dermatopathology
-- Daman Samrao, M.D.

Pulmonary Pathology
-- Sara Acree, M.D.

Gynecologic Pathology
-- Grace Kim, M.D.

Peritoneal Pathology
-- Neil Rawlinson, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

September
2011

"Implications of the New IASLC/ATS/ERS Lung Adenocarcinoma Classification"

-- William Travis, M.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/p>

June
2011

Slide Seminar: Loma Linda University Medical Center

"An Unusual Spindle Cell Tumor of the Breast"
-- Cassie Lee Booth, M.D.

"Coughs Are Not Always Colds"
-- Brian Hutchins, M.D.

"A Clear Case"
-- Brandon Ellsworth, M.D.

"Cave Diving: Unforeseen Consequences of Recurrent Exploration of the Cavum Trigeminale"
-- Christopher Ake, M.D.

"Holy Iodine, Batman: A Most Unusual Thyroid Tumor"
-- Kate Grogan, M.D.

"The Great Mimicker"
-- Justin Kerstetter, M.D.

May
2011

38th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

-- Lisa Stoll, M.D.  First Place
UCLA      

-- Sara Acree, M.D.  Second Place
USC  

-- Michelle Afkhami, M.D.  Third Place
USC 

-- Fernando Antelo, M.D.
Harbor-UCLA

-- Jennifer Cotter, medical student
LAC + USC

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2011

Slide Seminar:  Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

"Primary Cutaneous Mucinous Carcinoma"
-- David S. Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.

"A Pelvic Mass of Unexpected Origin"
-- Roger Chan, M.D.

"Acute Renal Failure in a Patient with Monoclonal Gammopathy"
-- Aviv Hever, M.D.

"Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis, Autoimmune Hepatitis, and Autoantibodies"
-- Nafis Shafizadeh, M.D.

"Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma Mistaken as a Sign of Child Abuse in an Infant"
-- Scott Young, M.D.

March
2011

"Differential Diagnosis of Hodgkin Lymphoma"

-- Lawrence M. Weiss, M.D.
City of Hope

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

February
2011

"The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Evaluation and Management of Germ Cell Tumors of the Testis"

-- Mahul B. Amin, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

January
2011

 

 

14th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Bone & Soft Tissue

"Selected Fibrous and Fibro-osseous Lesions"
-- Carrie Y. Inwards, M.D.
Mayo Clinic

"Common Morphologic Patterns in Soft Tissue Tumors"
-- John Goldblum, M.D.
Cleveland Clinic

"Imaging Soft Tissue Tumors"
-- Leanne L Seeger, M.D., FACR
UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

December
2010

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Digital Imaging in Anatomic Pathology – Is There Added Value?"

-- John Sinard, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale

November
2010

"Follicular Lymphoma: Molecular Pathogenesis, Histology and Immunophenotyping"

-- Bharat N. Nathwani, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

October
2010

Slide Seminar: UCLA Medical Center

"Selected Enteropathies of the Very Young"
-- Galen Cortina, M.D., Ph.D.

"Mucinous Tumors of the Appendix"
-- Sarah Dry, M.D.

"Pancreatic Cancer: Look Again!"
-- David Dawson, M.D., Ph.D.

"Diagnosing MALT Lymphoma"
-- Steven Hart, M.D.

"Glycogenic Hepatopathy and Type 2 NASH"
-- Charles Lassman, M.D., Ph.D.

September
2010

"Comprehensive Classification for Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma"

-- Ronald Barr, M.D.
University of California, Irvine and br>Laguna Pathology Medical Group, Laguna Beach, CA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

June
2010

Slide Seminar: City of Hope National Medical Center

-- MasMassimo D'Apuzzo, M.D., Ph.D.
-- Karl Gaal, M.D.
-- Qin Huang, M.D.
-- Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

May
2010

 

37th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (ALPS)"    First Place
-- Sara Acree, M.D.
LAC+ USC     

"Trypanosoma Cruzi"  Second Place
--- Brit Shackley, M.D.
UCLA      

"Glioblastoma, Giant Cell Variant"   Third Place
-- Aaron S. Wagner, M.D.
UCLA      

"Monoclonal B-lymphocytosis (MBL)"
--- Renuka Agrawal, M.D.
City of Hope

"Cutaneous Amoebiasis"
--- Andrea D’Auria, DO
LAC + USC

"Malignant Myopericytoma"  
--- Sanam Loghavi, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Resident & Fellow Poster Presentations:

-- Michelle Afkhami, M.D.,  USC
-- Fernando Antelo, M.D.,  Harbor
-- Serge Alexanian, M.D.,  UCLA
-- Sima Fargahi, M.D.,  UCI
-- Rachel H. Finck, M.D.,  UCLA
-- Matthew Fleming, M.D.,  UCLA
-- David Y. Lu, M.D.,  UCLA
-- Eric Miller, M.D.,  UCLA
-- Michiko Nagamine, M.D.,  USC
-- Bita V. Naini, M.D.,  UCLA
-- Galya Rees, M.S.,  UCLA
-- Angela A. Steinhardt, M.D.,  UCLA
-- Winnie Wu, M.D.,  UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2010

 

"Molecular Pathology in the Age of Personalized Medicine"

-- Wayne W. Grody, M.D., Ph.D.
UCLA School of Medicine

March
2010

 

"Laminin332 in Triple Negative Breast Carcinoma"

-- Philip M. Carpenter, M.D.
UC Irvine

February
2010

 

"Update on AML Classification: An Algorithmic Approach to the use of Ancillary Studies"

-- Daniel Arber, M.D.
Stanford University Medical Center

January
2010

 

 

13th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Pancreatic & Thyroid

"Problematic Issues in the Diagnosis, Classification, and Reporting of Solid Pancreatic Tumors" and
"Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas: Significance, Classification and Differential Diagnosis"
-- Volkan Adsay, M.D.

"Update on Thyroid FNA – the Bethesda Classification System"
-- Shika Bose, M.D.

"Thyroid Follicular Epithelial Cell Lesions"
"Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma: Fallacies and Realities of Diagnosis"
-- Bruce Wenig, M.D., Ph.D

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2009

 

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Immunohistochemical Approaches To The Diagnosis Of Undifferentiated Malignant Tumors"

-Mark Wick, M.D.
University of Virginia Health System

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

November
2009

Slide Seminar: LAC+USC/University of Southern California

-- Michael Welker, M.D.
-- Jacqueline Benjamin, M.D.
-- Zhe Piao, M.D., Ph.D.
-- Sara Acree, M.D.
-- Marina Sandoval, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

October
2009

"Diffuse Aggressive B-cell Lymphomas"

-- Jonathan Said, M.D.
UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

September
2009

"Origins of Prostate Cancer"

-- David G. Bostwick, M.D., MBA
Bostwick Laboratories

June
2009

 

Slide Seminar:  Loma Linda University Medical Center

"Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma"
-- Marnelli Bautista, M.D.

"Desmoplastic Fibroblastoma"
-- Brandon Ellsworth, M.D.

"Intraductal Prostate Carcinoma" 
-- Jin Guo, M.D.

"EH vs FDCT"
-- Justin Kersteter, M.D.

"Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumor"
-- Miriam Peckham, M.D.

"PTLD Classic HD Type"
-- Hannah Wong, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

May
2009

36th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Leukemic Synovitis"     First Place
-- Sara Acree, M.D.
USC

"Adult T-cell Leukemia / Lymphoma"    Second Place
-- Fernando Antelo, M.D.
Harbor

"Epithelioid Sarcoma"    Third Place
-- Monica Phillips, M.D.
CSMC

"Chondroid Syringoma"
-- Jessica Chan, M.D.
UCLA

"Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome"
-- Yvonne Noronha, M.D.
LLU

"Medullary Breast Carcinoma"
-- Nicholas Ree, M.D.
USC

Resident & Fellow Poster Presentations:

-- Wafaa Elatre, M.D.
-- Virginia Knez, M.D.
-- Aihong Liu, M.D.
-- Sanam Loghavi, M.D.
-- Shalini Verma, M.D.
-- Shengmei Zhou, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2009

"Salivary Gland Pathology"

-- Lester D. R. Thompson, M.D.
SCMPG, Woodland Hills

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

March
2009

Slide Seminar:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

-- Mahul Amin, M.D.
-- David Frishberg, M.D.
-- Stephen Geller, M.D.    
-- Alberto Marchevsky, M.D.    
-- Elvio Silva, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

February
2009

"Advancing Breast Cancer Pathology: Large Format Visualization of Intact Tumor Fields with Imaging Correlation"

-- Julio A. Ibarra, M.D.
Orange Coast Memorial Pathology Medical Group
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

January
2009

 

12th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Gynecologic and Breast

"Benign Breast Changes and Clinical Significance" 
-- James L. Connolly, M.D.

"Borderline Tumors of the Ovary"   
-- Steven G. Silverberg, M.D., FRCPath

"Borderline Tumors of the Ovary, Additional Thoughts"
-- Steven G. Silverberg, M.D., FRCPath

"In Situ Breast Carcinoma" 
-- James L. Connolly, M.D.

"Metastatic Carcinoma of the Ovary"
-- Steven G. Silverberg, M.D., FRCPath

"Breast MRI for Pathologists 2009: Principles, indications and radiologicpathologic correlations including large section format"
-- Richard Reitherman, M.D., Ph.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2008

 

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Spleen: Case Studies"

-- Jerome Burke, M.D.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

November
2008

Slide Seminar:  UCLA Medical Center

"Utility of Urine Cytology in Conjunction with Immunocyt Testing for Urothelial Carcinoma"
-- Teresa LaCaria, M.D.

"Subtle cause of bile duct obstruction"
-- Steven Ohsie, M.D.

"Well Differentiated Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasm with Entrapped Ductules"
-- Seong Ra, M.D.

"Soft Tissue Neoplasm"
-- Sachiv Sheth, M.D.

"Carcinosarcoma Arising in an Adenosarcoma"
-- Peggy Sullivan, MD

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

October
2008

"Pathology of Interstitial Lung Disease"

-- Dean Wallace, M.D.
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

September
2008

"Soft Tissue Tumors of the Female Genital Tract"

-- Marisa Rose Nucci, M.D.
Harvard Medical School and
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

June
2008

Slide Seminar:  City of Hope National Medical Center

-- Karen L. Chang, M.D.
-- Massimo D'Apuzzo, M.D., Ph.D.
-- Karl Gaal, M.D.
-- Sean K. Lau, M.D.
-- Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.

May
2008

35th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

-- Renuka Agrawal, M.D.
-- Bob N. Bernaba, M.D.
-- Gretchen Galliano, M.D.
-- Rodelio C. Guintu, M.D.    First Place
-- Jeff McDavit, M.D.    Second Place
-- Yvonne Noronha, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2008

"Inflammatory Skin Panel"

"Interface Dermatitis" 
-- David Frishberg, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Psoriasiform Dermatitis" 
-- David Cassarino, M.D., Ph.D.,
UCLA

"Spongiotic Dermatitis"
-- G. Peter Sarantopoulos, M.D.
UCLA

"Granulomatous Dermatitis"
-- Joseph Hillman, M.D.
UCLA

"Panniculitis"
-- Bonnie Balzer, M.D., Ph.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

March
2008

Slide Seminar:  Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

-- Sajjad P. Syed, M.D.
-- Stephen F. Kirschbaum, M.D.
-- Aviv Hever, M.D.
-- Sally T. Turla, M.D.
-- Henry Tsai, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

February
2008

"Microscopic Patterns helpful in the Classification of Placental Lesions,
with Emphasis on Clinical Correlations and Medical-Legal Implications"

-- Stephen Romansky, M.D.
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center/Miller Childrens Hospital
University of California, Irvine

January
2008

11th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology: 
Liver

"Chronic Hepatitis, Diagnosis, Grading and Staging"
"Steatohepatitis Update"
-- Charles Lassman, M.D.
UCLA

"Clinical Update in the Management of Viral Hepatitis"
-- Francisco Durazo, M.D.
UCLA

"Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Precursor Lesions and Differential Diagnosis"    and
"The Pathologist and the Metastasis: Distinguishing Hepatocellular Carcinoma from Other Hepatic Primary Tumors and Metastases"
-- M. Kay Washington, M.D.
Vanderbilt University

"HCC – Imaging and Image-Guided Ablated Therapy
-- David Lu, M.D.
UCLA

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2007

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"It Is Easy To Talk About Dysplasia In The Gut, But It Is Impossible To Diagnose It!"

-- Henry Appelman, M.D.
University of Michigan

November
2007

Slide Seminar:  LAC+USC / University of Southern California

-- Stephen Oh, M.D.
-- Mayuko Imai, M.D. 
-- Sarka Cernosek, M.D.
-Nathash Kallichanda, M.D.
-- Indu Sehgal, M.D.
-- Jenny Kuo, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

October
2007

"Current Challenges and Opportunities in Molecular Pathology"

-- Wayne Grody, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

September
2007

"Update in Breast Carcinoma"

"Multigene Expression Profiling"
"E-cadherin – Is It Necessary?"

-- Noel Weidner, M.D.
University of California, San Diego

June
2007

Slide Seminar:  Loma Linda University Medical Center

-- Wafaa Elatre, M.D.   
-- Michelle Fajardo, M.D. 
-- Angie Pham, M.D.   
-- Shobha Castelino-Prabhu, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

May
2007

34th Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Does Size Matter? Comparison Study Between MRI, Gross and Microscopic Tumor Sizes in Breast Cancer in Lumpectomy Specimen"
-- Bita Behjatnia, M.D.
UCLA Medical Center

"The Spleen In Patients with HIV and Castleman’s Disease"
-- Gretchen Galliano, M.D.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Gene Expression Microarray System Used as a Molecular Diagnostic Tool to Distinguish Malignant Melanoma vs. Nevus from FFPE Tissue"
-- Stephen Koh, M.D.
UCLA Medical Center - Best Paper

"Placental Mesenchymal Dysplasia Is Associated With High Rates of Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Fetal Demise"
-- Truc Pham, M.D.
City of Hope National Medical Center

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2007

"Current Pharmacogenomic Testing for Oncology and Related Disciplines"

-- Michael Dugan, M.D.
Specialty Laboratories

March
2007

Slide Seminar:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

-- Deepti Dhall, M.D.
-- Bonnie L. Balzer, M.D., Ph.D.
-- Randa Alsabeh, M.D. 
-- Elvio G. Silva, M.D. 
-- Serguei I. Bannykh, M.D., Ph.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

February
2007

"Benign Lymph Nodes: Tricks, Traps, Tried and True"

-- Dennis P. O’Malley, M.D.
U.S. Labs

January
2007

 

10th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Renal Pathology

"The Who’s WHO in Adult Renal Epithelial Tumors"    
"Gleason Grading of Prostate Cancer – The ISUP Modifications"
-- Mahul Amin, M.D.
Cedar Sinai Medical Center

"Bladder Cancer Today: WHO Would Have Thought?"
-- Victor Reuter, M.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

"Surgical Management of Localized Bladder Cancer"
-- Timothy Wilson, M.D.
City of Hope National Medical Center

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

December
2006

 

Annual George Kypridakis Lecture:
"Pathology and Neuroimaging of Gliomas"

-- Bernd Scheithauer, M.D.
Mayo Clinic, College

November
2006

Slide Seminar:  UCLA Medical Center

-- Franklin Sedarat, M.D., MSc
-- William Watts, M.D.
-- Pouneh Beizai, M.D.
-- Bita Behjatnia, M.D.
-- Negar Khanlou, M.D.
-- Sebastian Sasu, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

October
2006

"Expectations Of The Community Hospital Workplace"

-- Richard E. Horowitz, M.D.
USC and UCLA Schools of Medicine

September
2006

"Recent Advances in Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

-- Daniel A. Arber, M.D.    
Stanford University School of Medicine

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

June
2006

Slide Seminar:  City of Hope National Medical Center

-- Karl Gaal, M.D.
-- Sean Lau, M.D.
-- Sharon P. Wilczynski M.D., Ph.D.
-- Peiguo Chu, M.D., Ph.D.
-- Karen L. Chang, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

May
2006

33rd Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Detection of Methicillin Resistant Stapylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Directly From Positive Culture Bottles Using MRSA Evigene"
-- Rodelio Guintu, M.D.

"A Flow Cytometry Panel Useful To Exclude Myelodysplastic Syndrome"
-- Ling Zhang, M.D.

"Histologic Changes In Breast Carcinoma Status Post Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy Correlate With Pathologic Response"
-- Peggy Soung Sullivan, M.D.

"Enteroendocrine Cell Dysgenesis, A New Cliniopathologic Entity"  Best Paper
-- Chandra Burge, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

April
2006

"Practical Immunohistochemistry in Dermatopathology:
CCutaneous Metastasis vs. Adnexal Primary"

-- Scott Binder, M.D.,
UCLA Medical Center

March
2006

Slide Seminar:  Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

-- John Ohara, M.D.
-- Sathima Natarajan, M.D.
-- Gregory Pinsky, M.D.
-- Najeeb Alshak, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handouts.

February
2006

"These Lesions Can Cause 'Fits' – In Both Patients and Pathologists"

-- Harry Vinters, M.D.
UCLA Medical Center

January
2006

9th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Atypical Glandular Cells – A Fur Ball Interpretation That Pretty Much Stinks: Folicular Lesions of the Thyroid"
-- Richard DeMay, M.D.
University of Chicago

"FNA of Salivary Glands: Cytomorphologic Features and Traps To Watch For"
"Soft Tissue Masses: A Challenging Morphologic Spectrum and a Controversial Role for FNA"
-- Ibrahim Ramzy, M.D.
UCI Medical Center

"Breast Cytopathology: Past, Present – Is There A Future? Should We Bother?"
-- Anwar S. Raza, M.D.
LAC+USC Medical Center

"Pitfalls in FNA Cytology: What I Have Learned from My Mistakes"
-- Camilla Cobb, M.D.
LAC+USC Medical Center

December
2005

"Premalignant Breast Disease, The Role of the Atypical Hyperplasias and Carcinomas In Situ"

-- David L. Page, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

November
2005

Slide Seminar:  LAC+USC / University of Southern California

-- Sajjad Syed, M.D.
-- Win Naing, M.D.
-- Sally Turla, M.D.
-- Wenxue Xing, M.D.
-- Melanie Osby, M.D.

October
2005

"Targeted Therapies & The Pathologist: Our Time In The Sun"

-- George Thomas, M.D.
UCLA School of Medicine

September
2005

"Immunohistochemistry of the Undifferentiated Malignant Neoplasm"

-- Lawrence Weiss, M.D.
City of Hope National Medical Center

June
2005

Slide Seminar:  Loma Linda University Medical Center and the California Tumor Tissue Registry

May
2005

32nd Annual Resident/Fellow Symposium

"Do the Histologic Features and Results of Breast Cancer Biomarker Studies Differ Between Core Biopsy and Surgical Excision Specimens?"   Best Paper
-- Chandra Burge, M.D.

April
2005

"Genomic Tools for the Diagnosis of Cancer"

-- Timothy Triche, M.D., Ph.D.
Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles

March
2005

Slide Seminar:  Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

-- Jianming Yin, M.D.
-- Shehla Arain, M.D.
-- Cristina Ramirez, M.D.
-- Melissa Kahn, M.D.
-- Aviv Hever, M.D.

February
2005

"Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma of MALT Type: An Overview"

-- Bharat Nathwani, M.D.
University of Southern California, School of Medicine

January
2005

8th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Pseudosarcomatous Myofibroblastic Tumors"    
"Hemangiopericytoma, Solitary Fibrous Tumors and Perivascular Myoid Tumors"
-- Andrew Folpe, M.D.

"Radiographic Correlation In Orthopedic Pathology"     and
"Sorting Out Everyday Problems in Orthopedic Pathology"
-- Michael Klein, M.D.

"Epithelioid Soft Tissue Tumors and Their Mimics"
-- Donald Chase, M.D.

"Radiology of Bone Tumors: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly"
-- Scott Kingston, M.D.

December
2004

"Borderline Tumors of the Ovary: Beyond The Border of Borderline (A Dualistic Model of Ovarian)"

-- Robert Kurman, M.D.

September
2004

"Surface Epithelial Neoplasms of the Ovary:Diagnostic Challenges and Controversies"

-- Ibrahim Ramzy, M.D.

Participants may contact Shirley Jacke for handout.

May
2004

"Related Expression of Activated Notch 1 During Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation Preserves Multipotential Progenitors and Promotes Erythroid Cell Fate"

-- Hongying Tina Tan, M.D.

January
2004

7th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Lung

"The Lung and Collagen Vascular Diseases"  
"Histologic Differential Diagnosis of Mesothelioma"
-- Thomas Colby, M.D.

"What Is Farmer’s Lung"   
"Brochoalveolar Carcinoma"
-- Samuel Yousem, M.D.

"Pulmonary Vasculitis"
-- Michael Koss, M.D.

"Clinical Aspects of Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease"
-- Albert Niden, M.D.

December
2003

"New Solutions To Old Problems In Surgical Pathology"

-- John KC Chan, M.D.

September
2003

"Epithelial Tumors of the Ovary"

-- Charles Zaloudek, M.D.

May
2003

"Immunologic Mechanisms Involved in the Graft-Vs-Tumor Effects in Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) Following Nonmyeloablative Allogeneic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation"

-- Othon Mena, M.D.

January
2003

6th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Thyroid

"Hyperparathyroidism: The Surgical Pathologist and the Modern Era"
-- Virginia LiVolsi, M.D.

"Salivary Gland Tumors: A Selected Review"   
"Selected Topics in Pathology of the Nasopharynx & Sinonasal Tract"
-- Leon Barnes, M.D.

"Microarray/Chip Technology – What and Why?"
-- Deb Schofield, M.D.

"Masses of the Head & Neck: To Aspirate or Not To Aspirate?"
-- Sue Ellen Martin, M.D.

December
2002

"Experiences of a Soft Tissue Consultant"

-- Sharon Weiss, M.D.

September
2002

"Update and Review of Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias"

-- Thomas Colby, M.D.

May
2002

"Pseudomyxoma Peritonei is a Disease of Muc-2 Overexpressing Goblet Cells"

-- Alice Roberts, M.D.

January
2002

5th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Colonic Mucosal Biopsy: Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease"    and
"Colonic Mucosal Biopsy: Other Inflammatory and Neoplastic Disorders"
-- Harvey Goldman, M.D.

"Pathology of Gastroesophaegeal Reflux Disease"
-- Para Chandrasoma, M.D.

"Hereditary Cancers: Identification and Assessment of High Risk Families"
-- Jeff Weitzel, M.D.

"Hepatic Stem Cells: The Blood of Prometheus"
-- Neil Theise, M.D.

"Role of the Medical Examiner in Bioterrorist Attack – What the Pathologist Needs To Know"
-- L. Sathyavagiswaran, M.D.

December
2001

"Glandular Lesions of the Cervix: Still Tricky After All These Years"

-- Robert Young, M.D.

September
2001

"Non-Lymphoid Lesions of Lymph Node"

-- Lawrence Weiss, M.D.

May
2001

"RANTES Production During Development of Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy"

-- James Yun, M.D.

January
2001

4th Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology:
Gynecologic & Breast

"Pathology of DCIS, Microinvasive CA of the Breast & Examination of Biopsy Margins"  
"Core Needle Biopsies of the Breast: Advantages and Pitfalls"
-- James Connolly, M.D.

"Clinical Issues Related to Treatment of DCIS" and "Microinvasive CA of the Breast"
-- Melvin Silverstein, M.D.

"Detection of Her-2/neu oncogens in  Breast Neoplams: Use of FISH and Immunocytechemistry"
-- Michael Press, M.D.

"Immunomarkers of the Study of Breast Tumors: Detection of Micrometastases in Axillary Lymph Nodes"
-- Richard Cote, M.D.

"Problems with the Interpretation of Endometrial Biopsies"
-- Charles Zaloudek, M.D.

"Integrating the Internet into Your Pathology Practice"
-- Eric Glassy, M.D.

December
2000

"Facilitation of Lymphoma Diagnosis through Immunohistochemistry: Deciphering the Lymph Node Biopsy"

-- Elaine Jaffe, M.D.

September
2000

"Fine Needle Aspiration of the Head & Neck"

-- Lester J. Layfield, M.D.

May
2000

"An Amplified E-Cadherin/α,β-Catenin Axis Characterizes Lymphovascular Invasion and the Inflammatory Breast Carcinoma Phenotype"

-- James Tomlinson, M.D.

January
2000

3rd Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"New WHO/ISOP Classification: Morphologic Prognostic Markers of Clinical Relevance Other Than Stage and Grade Grade"
-- Victor Reuter, M.D.

"Clinical Relevance of Pathological Diagnosis"
-- Elia Skinner, M.D.

"Molecular Biology of Bladder Cancer"
-- Richard Cote, M.D.

"Malpractice Issues In Surgical Pathology"
-- David Troxel, M.D.

"Dermatopathology – CPC"
-- Marc Chalet, M.D.

"Myolodysplasia and Acute Myoloid Leukemia"
-- Daniel Arber, M.D.

December
1999

"Differential Diagnosis of Myxoid Soft Tissue Tumors"

-- Chris Fletcher, M.D.

September
1999

 

May
1999

"Comparative PCR Analysis of C-myo Amplification on Archival Breast Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Materials"

-- Jian Yu Rao, M.D.

January
1999

2nd Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"Diagnostic Challenges with Ovarian Tumors"
-- Joanne Rutgers, M.D.

"Hot Topics in GI Pathology"
-- Klaus Lewis, M.D. / Wilfred Weinstein, M.D.

"Colitis-Differential Diagnosis of IBD"
-- Roger Haggitt, M.D. / Wilfred Weinstein, M.D.

"Diagnostic Errors in GI Pathology"
-- Roger Haggitt, M.D.

"Placental Pathology for the Practicing Pathologist"
-- Steven Romansky, M.D.

"CNS Pathology of Infections and Degenerative Diseases"
-- Steven DeArmond, M.D.

"Differential Diagnosis of Skin Tumors"
-- Scott Binder, M.D.

"Role of the Medical Examiner-Coroner in LA County"
-- L. Sathyavaguswaran, M.D.

December
1998

"The Diagnosis of Limited Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate on Needle Biopsy: False Negatives and False Positives"

-- Jonathan Epstein, M.D.

September
1998

 

May
1998

"Risk Factors for the Development of Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Liver Transplantation Patients – Implications for Diagnosis, Prophylaxis and Therapy"

-- Yung-Kang Chow, M.D.

January
1998

1st Annual Current Trends in Practical Pathology

"DCIS: Therapeutic Options and Outcomes"
"Problems and Pitfalls With Stereostatic Breast Biopsies"
-- Michael Lagios, M.D.

"Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Melanoma and Breast Carcinoma Staging"
-- Roderick Turner, M.D.

"Dysplastic Nevus: Precursor or Mere Phenotype"
"Melanoma and Melanoma-In Situ: Build A Better Diagnosis Through Architecture"
-- Tim McCalmont, M.D.

"H & E Section: Past, Present and Future"
-- Nancy Warner, M.D.

"New Concepts In Interstitial Disease and Bronchiolitis"
-- Tom Colby, M.D.

"Everything You Know About Forensic Pathology, You Learned From Television"
-- Bob Ditraglia, M.D.