Head and Neck Pathology

Masters of Pathology Series

Discover leading-edge innovations in the diagnosis and management of Head and Neck lesions with this convenient CME program. Earn Lifelong Learning and SAM credits. Scheduled for release in November 2018.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

SKU: 285

Stay Current with the Latest Key Advances

Head and Neck Pathology provides in-depth coverage of a multitude of topics, summarizing key issues relevant to today's practice. This CME course — part of the Masters of Pathology Series — encompasses the most important aspects of pathology of oral cavity, nose paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx, neck, and thyroid. It will help you:

  • Attain the latest knowledge on core concepts and diagnostic work-ups
  • List an accurate differential diagnosis for head and neck lesions
  • Order appropriate immunostains to address diagnostic possibilities
  • Identify the limitations and possible pitfalls of each diagnostic tool
  • Discuss clinical implications of a given head and neck diagnosis

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Head and Neck Pathology provides AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone

Course Director:
Justin A. Bishop, MD
Associate Professor
Jane B. and Edwin P. Jenevein, MD,
Chair in Pathology
Director of Surgical Pathology and
Head & Neck Pathology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Credits: Earn AMA PRA Category 1

  • Thyroid Gland Surgical Pathology: Common Lesions - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Thyroid Gland Surgical Pathology: Uncommon Lesions You Don’t Want to Miss - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Salivary Gland Surgical Pathology: The Basics - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Newly Defined (and Recently Refined) Salivary Gland Tumors - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Updates on HPV-related Head and Neck Carcinoma - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Dysplasia - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Variants of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Odontogenic and Jaw Pathology for General Surgical Pathologists - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Things That Go “Bump” in the Mouth: Benign Oral Cavity Lesions - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Sinonasal Small Round Blue Cell Tumors - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Spindle Cell Lesions of the Sinonasal Tract - Justin Bishop, MD
  • Low-Grade Epithelial Proliferations of the Sinonasal Tract - Justin Bishop, MD

Course Director

Justin A. Bishop, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Jane B. and Edwin P. Jenevein, MD, Chair in Pathology
  • Director of Surgical Pathology and Head & Neck Pathology
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Masters of Pathology Series – Head and Neck has been registered as Lifelong Learning (Part II) and Self-Assessment Module (SAM) to offer credits in the American Board of Pathology's (ABPath) Continuing Certification Program.

Date of Original Release: TBD
Date of Credit Termination: TBD
Estimated Time to Complete: TBD

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able:

  • Discuss the most recent histopathological classifications of oral, laryngeal and pharyngeal tumors, with special emphasis on the latest recommendations of the experts of WHO, including making a correlation between histopathology and the response of these tumors to therapy; as well as recent advances in the understanding of dental tumors and related conditions (such as e.g., cysts)
  • Discuss the main features of salivary gland tumors and related conditions, including recent classifications of salivary gland tumors and newly recognized subtypes, along with demonstrating an understanding of the biology and molecular genetic basis of salivary glands for the modern classification and treatment of these tumors
  • Discuss and illustrate the value of diagnostic fine needle aspiration biopsy of head and neck lesions
  • Discuss and review the most salient pathologic features of the thyroid, parathyroid and paraganglia of the neck and to illustrate the diagnostic difficulties, including pathology of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases affecting these organs
  • Discuss the most important aspects and the most common forms of head and neck lymphoma, including the difficulties one might face in correctly diagnosing these neoplasms

Intended Audience

  • Hospital and laboratory based diagnostic pathologists, as well as academic pathologists and pathology residents
  • ENT and oral/dental surgeons and oncologists and their residents
  • Medical oncologists and oncology fellows