Practical Molecular Pathology for the Surgical Pathologist

Masters of Pathology Series

A comprehensive CME program designed to enhance your understanding of molecular pathology and its role in targeted cancer therapy. Earn Lifelong Learning and SAM credits.

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Stay Current with Major Advances

This CME course in molecular pathology is extremely thorough, covering a range of hot topics and core concepts in the field aiming to facilitate detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Practical Molecular Pathology for the Surgical Pathologist focuses on the latest molecular techniques, recently identified molecular genetic alterations in cancer, tissue triaging for molecular testing etc. helping you to better:

  • Identify molecular genetic alteration in a broad range of cancer types
  • Understand the implications of molecular genetic testing results for cancer therapy
  • Apply immunohistochemistry based on molecular genetic changes to classify tumors
  • emistry based on molecular genetic changes to classify tumors
  • Interpret the results and implications of PD-L1 immunohistochemistry and mismatch repair protein assessments

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, Practical Molecular Pathology for the Surgical Pathologist provides 16 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:
Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Director of Surgical Pathology and
Immunohistochemistry
Brigham & Women's Hospital

Credits: Earn a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1
Credits

  • Introduction to Molecular Pathology for Surgical Pathologists - Lynette M. Sholl, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Thoracic Tumors - Lynette M. Sholl, MD
  • Assessment of PD-L1 and Mismatch Repair Deficiency in the Immunotherapy Era - Lynette M. Sholl, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Colorectal Carcinoma - Jonathan A. Nowak, MD, PhD
  • Molecular Pathology of Uterine Tumors - Brooke E. Howitt, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Melanocytic Tumors - Aleodor Andea, MD, MBA
  • Molecular Pathology of Head and Neck Carcinomas - William Faquin, MD, PhD
  • Molecular Pathology of Salivary Gland Tumors - Justin A. Bishop, MD
  • Non-Invasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-Like Nuclear Features (NIFTP): Molecular Basis and Implications for Molecular Testing of Thyroid Nodules - Justine Barletta, MD
  • Clinical Implications of Molecular Alterations in Thyroid Tumors, Pheochromocytomas, and Paragangliomas - Justine Barletta, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Brain Tumors - Arie Perry, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Renal Tumors - Sean R. Williamson, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Sarcomas - Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
  • Molecular Pathology of Lymphoid Neoplasms - Dennis P. O'Malley, MD
  • Molecular Pathology of Myeloid Neoplasms - Todd Barry, MD, PhD

Course Director

Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Faculty

Aleodor Andea, MD, MBA

  • Professor of Pathology and Dermatology
  • Director of Dermatopathology
  • Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Department of Pathology
  • University of Michigan
  • Ann Arbor, MI

Justine Barletta, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief of Endocrine Pathology Service
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Todd Barry, MD, PhD

  • Pathologist
  • Vista Pathology
  • Medford, OR

Justin A. Bishop, MD

  • Director of Surgical Pathology and
  • Head & Neck Pathology
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Dallas, TX

William Faquin, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director of Head and Neck Pathology
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Brooke E. Howitt, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Staff Pathologist
  • Department of Pathology
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Stanford, CA

 

Jonathan A. Nowak, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Pathologist
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Affiliated Pathologist
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Boston, MA

Dennis P. O'Malley, MD

  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • University of Texas
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Houston, TX

Arie Perry, MD

  • Professor of Pathology and Neuropathology
  • Director of Neuropathology
  • Department of Pathology
  • University of San Francisco
  • School of Medicine
  • San Francisco, CA

Lynette M. Sholl, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Pathologist
  • Department of Pathology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Sean R. Williamson, MD

  • Senior Staff Pathologist
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Detroit, MI

Accreditation Statement

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

Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: September 1, 2018
Date Credits Expire: September 1, 2021

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

Masters of Pathology Series – Practical Molecular Pathology for the Surgical Pathologist has been registered as a Lifelong Learning (Part II) and Self-Assessment Module (SAM) to offer 16 credits in the American Board of Pathology's (ABPath) Continuing Certification program.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize the most common molecular genetic alterations in a wide range of cancer types
  • Understand the implications of molecular genetic testing results for cancer therapy
  • Apply immunohistochemistry based on molecular genetic alterations to help in tumor classification
  • Interpret the results and implications of PD-L1 immunohistochemistry and mismatch repair protein assessments

Intended Audience

Pathology residents and practicing pathologists without formal molecular pathology training/fellowship.