Mayo Clinic Pulmonary Pathology Workshop 2017

September 8, 2017 to September 9, 2017

Course Directors: Andras Khoor, M.D., Ph.D. and Thomas V. Colby, M.D.

Honorary Course Director:
Andras Matolcsy M.D., Ph.D., DSc.

This two-day course will provide pathologists, pulmonologists and residents pivotal diagnostic, predictive and prognostic information on lung tumors, many forms of non-neoplastic lung diseases, respiratory cytology, pleuritis, tumors of the pleura, and thymic lesions. The course features two keynote speakers as well as workshops that incorporate attendee submitted case presentations. This will allow for the discussion of clinical and histopathological correlations of interesting and cutting-edge pulmonary pathology cases. Workshop format will include a 20-minute presentation by a course faculty member followed by moderated 40 minutes of case presentations.

Registration Fees

Physicians and Scientists$500.00
Allied Health, PAs, ARNPs, Nurses, Retirees$400.00

Additional Information
Program Agenda (PDF) 
Travel and Lodging Accommodations 
Course Postcard (PDF)
Directions to University

Case Submission Guidelines: Deadline EXTENDED July 31, 2017

The case presentation will feature the discussion of the clinical and histopathological correlations of interesting and cutting-edge pulmonary pathology cases. It will also allow for opportunities for participants to present their own cases and discuss findings with course faculty. Workshop format will include a 15 minute presentation by a course faculty member followed by moderated 45 minutes of submitted case presentations. Each case submission is to be no longer than 5 minutes. At least one of the authors must register and attend the conference. Please email FLA CME Abstracts for additional details.

Case Submission Form (PDF) 
Case Submission PowerPoint Template

Target Audience

Residents, pathologists and clinicians with an interest in pulmonary pathology.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Develop a more comprehensive interpretation of the diagnostic criteria for interstitial lung diseases
  • Enhance diagnostic skills in classification of tumors of the lung, pleura and thymus
  • Apply current guidelines for appropriate test utilization.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/08/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/09/2017 - 2:30pm
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Semmelweis University
H-1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26.
1st Department of Pathology and Experimental Cancer Research
Budapest, BU

University Directions

Directions to University

Recommended Hotels: 10 minute walk

Hotel Palazzo Zichy
H-1088 Budapest, Lőrinc pap tér 2.
Tel.: +36 1 235 4000
Fax: +36 1 235 4009
Hotel Website
Hotel Email

The building, a former palace from the 19th century was turned into a four star hotel in 2009 and has been welcoming guest with 80 well-equipped contemporary style rooms. The facade and the interior preserved the beauty of the old mansion built for the famous Hungarian noble, Count Nándor Zichy and for his family. The hotel is situated in the Palace District surrounded by restaurants, bars, terraces, cafes and little shops. The building is within walking distance of the Hungarian National Museum, the Great Synagogue, the Great Market Hall and the Holocaust Memorial Center.

Mercure Budapest Korona
Kecskemeti utca 14
1053 Budapest
Hotel Website

Mercure Budapest Korona is the best located hotel in Budapest. Situated in the heart of the city with beautiful surroundings, at the entrance of the popular pedestrian area.The River Danube, Market Hall, exclusive shops and famous baths are within walking distance. Excellent and direct access from the airport and onsite parking possibility. We offer free WiFi throughout the hotel and wellness area to relax. You can choose from Privilege Rooms or Suites to ensure your full comfort.

Keynote Speakers:
Sylvie Lantuejoul, M.D., Ph.D.
Centre de Lutte Contre le Cancer Léon Bérard, Lyon

Andrew Nicholson, MBBS, MRCPath, DM
Royal Brompton And Harefield Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and National Heart and Lung Division, Imperial College, London

Mayo Clinic Faculty:
Marie Christine Aubry, M.D.
Jennifer Boland Froemming, M.D.
Brandon Larsen, M.D., Ph.D.
Joseph Maleszewski, M.D.
Aziza Nassar, M.D.
Anja Roden, M.D.
Maxwell Smith, M.D.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates live activity for a maximum of 11.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 11.0 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 11.00 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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