Virtual Pathology Slide Atlas


First Bi-Annual United Kindom Endocrine Pathology Society/Royal College of Pathologists Endocrine Pathology Update

Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd February 2018
Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, Kings Cross, London NW1 2FB 8 CPD credits.

Responses to Part 1 of slide quiz 

Responses to Part 2 of slide quiz

This course is aimed at Consultants with a special interest (or aiming to specialise) in endocrine pathology and would also be suitable for Trainees approaching RCPath Part 2.

Friday 2nd February 2018

09.00 Registration and Refreshments

09.20 Introduction (Chairs Dr David Poller & Dr Sarah Johnson)
09.30 What is normal? Morphology and immunochemistry of endocrine organs
 – Dr Mufaddal Moonim, London
10.00 Molecular mechanisms in Thyroid Tumours; Normal, pathological and diagnostically useful.  Prof. Manuel Sobrinho-Simoes, Porto
10.30 Pathological Indicators of Prognosis in Thyroid Cancer - Dr Ronald Ghossein, New York

11.15 Refreshments

11.30 Mini Symposium Thyroid & WHO Classification of Endocrine Tumours 2017: 
Encapsulated follicular lesions and other entities in the new WHO Classification (2017) - Professor Giovanni Tallini, Bologna
12.00 Thyroid Cytology and implications of the new WHO Classification (2017) –Dr D Poller, Portsmouth
12.15 Update on British Thy Cytology Terminology- Dr S Johnson, Newcastle

13.00 Lunch
Afternoon Chair (Dr M Moonim)
14.00 Panel discussion of interesting cases (previously submitted) and “ask the panel” question time
 - Profs. Ghossein, Sobrinho-Simoes, Tallini, & UK faculty
14.40 What do the clinician and patient need from the pathologist’s report? Treatments, Trials and Assessing Risk - Dr Kate Newbold, London

15.20 Refreshments

15.40 Diagnostic and Medicolegal Pitfalls in Thyroid Pathology - Dr R Ghossein
16.20 Adrenal and Parathyroid Tumours Recent developments and ongoing challenges – Dr Sarah Johnson, Newcastle

17.00 Close

Saturday 3rd February 2018

Slide Seminar –Chair Dr P Matthews 
Invited Faculty: Dr Ghossein, Prof. Sobrinho-Simoes, Prof. Tallini
UK Faculty: Dr S Johnson, Dr M Moonim, Dr D Poller

Arrival: 09.30am
Mid-Morning refreshments: 11.00am
Close: 13.00pm

Topics to be covered
1. Papillary nuclei
2. Capsular and vascular invasion
3. Immunochemistry (Thyroid/parathyroid/adrenal)
4. Difficult cases
5. PDC versus ADC
6. New Diagnostic Entities in WHO 2017 (NIFTP, FTUMP, WDTUMP)

Bookings via The Royal College of Pathologists website at this link