Mayo Clinic Surgical Pathology Update 2023

Phoenix, AZ US
January 26, 2023 to January 28, 2023

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

Course Directors - Yasmeen M. Butt, M.D., Alessandra Schmitt, M.D.

January 26 - 28, 2023 - Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center - Phoenix, Arizona

World-renowned pathologists, Dr. Esther Oliva, expert in gynecologic pathology, Dr. Rondell P. Graham, expert in gastrointestinal and liver pathology, Dr. Rafael Jimenez, expert in breast pathology, and Dr. Aziza Nassar, expert in cytology, join an elite roster of speakers for this seventh annual 2.5-day general surgical pathology course. This course covers a broad range of subjects in diagnostic pathology including, but not limited to, thoracic, head & neck, genitourinary, soft tissue, dermatopathology, neuropathology, and hematopathology. Presentations are geared towards the general surgical pathologist to include common diagnostic challenges, need-to-know updates, and emerging issues. Attendee participation is encouraged via an audience response system and engaging case reviews including interactive sessions using digital pathology.


  On or

Physician, Scientist$720$795
Resident, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner$645$720
Physician, Scientist LIVESTREAM$720
Resident, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner LIVESTREAM$645

LIVE (in-person) attendees must comply with all live course requirements and guidelines and applicable state and local COVID-19 travel restrictions, guidance and resources.  
Requirements and guidelines may be amended as CDC, public health and other relevant guidance are adjusted.

Target Audience

This course is designed for pathologists, pathologist assistants, pathology fellows and residents, and allied health staff with an interest in diagnostic pathology as well as surgeons and oncologists with an interest in new pathologic staging criteria.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Classify high-grade endometrial tumors using the most current molecular developments
  • Determine diagnostic strategies to diagnose breast spindle cell lesions
  • Identify glandular neoplasms on cervical cytology
  • Interpret the role of artificial intelligence in cytopathology adequacy assessment
  • Determine the impact of the 2021 WHO Classification in Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Diagnose recently described head and neck tumors
  • Evaluate common liver biopsies for medical diseases
  • Determine the impact of the 2021 WHO Classification in Hematologic Neoplasms
  • Classify high-grade ovarian sex-cord stromal tumors using the most current molecular developments

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.50 ABPath
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/26/2023 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
01/28/2023 - 12:30pm

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Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center
5777 E. Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States








Residence Inn Desert View at Mayo Clinic 
5665 E. Mayo Boulevard 
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Phone: (866) 754-5927 or (480) 563-1500

Click here to:  Book your group rate for Mayo Clinic Pathology Room Block

Conveniently located on the Mayo Clinic Hospital campus, the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic offers spacious suites, complimentary hot breakfast, highspeed internet access, fitness facilities, swimming pool, a business center, and $10 parking.

Please call Marriott Reservations directly at 480-563-1500 before the block fills or by Monday, December 26, 2022, to book your reservation at the group rate of $284.00 per night plus applicable state and local taxes.  Please identify yourself as part of the Mayo Clinic Pathology Room Block group staying at the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic at 5665 E. Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ  85054. 

Check-in time starts at 3 p.m.; check-out time is noon.

 All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.


Recreation/Leisure Activities: Go to Visit Phoenix or Experience Scottsdale for recreation and leisure activities.

Course Directors
Yasmeen M. Butt, M.D.
Alessandra Schmitt, M.D.

Guest Faculty
Esther Oliva, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Mayo Faculty
David J. DiCaudo, M.D.
Kliment Donev, M.D.
Joaquin J. Garcia, M.D.
Rondell P. Graham, M.B.B.S.
Rafael E. Jimenez, M.D., M.H.A.
Katalin Kelemen, M.D., Ph.D.
Brandon T. Larsen, M.D., Ph.D.
Aziza Nassar, M.D., M.P.H.
Jordan P. Reynolds, M.D.
Melissa L. Stanton, M.D.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

               Thursday, January 26               Friday, January 27              Saturday, January 28           TOTAL

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn 18.50 Lifelong Learning (CME) credits in the American Board of Pathology’s Continuing Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPath credit.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 18.50 ABPath
  • 18.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 18.50 Attendance

For information regarding exhibit opportunities, please reach out to Kristy Badder.

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