4th Geisinger Seminar in Anatomic Pathology -Sept 15th

Danville, PA US
September 15, 2023 to September 16, 2023

This conference will provide an update in diagnostic surgical pathology and immunohistochemistry (IHC), with a format of didactic lecture and case-based presentation, which will allow practicing anatomic pathologists to address their gaps in knowledge and become proficient in the application of diagnostic IHC in different subspecialities. Another gap to be addressed is recognizing newly described entities in different organs and working up a diagnostic challenging case in surgical specimens.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for General Surgical Pathologists, Pathology Fellows, and Residents. Other learner groups such as Pathologist Assistants, AP Management, GI Physicians would also benefit from this education. 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • apply the best practice concept of using IHC in daily practice
  • communicate results effectively with the clinician and better appreciate the importance of triple (clinical, radiologic, and histologic) correlation
  • recognize newly described entities in GI Pathology
  • describe the applications and pitfalls of described IHC markers
Course summary
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/15/2023 - 6:27am EDT
Event ends: 
09/16/2023 - 8:28pm EDT


The 4th Geisinger Seminar in Anatomic Pathology

September 15-17, 2023


Day 1 – Friday September 15, 2023

7:00 AM                                Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:50 AM                                Welcome and Introductions   

                                                Fan Lin, MD, PhD

8:00 AM                                Undifferentiated Tumors

                                                Sara Monaco, MD

8:20 AM                                Genital Urinary

                                                Myra Wilkerson, MD

8:40 AM                                Salivary Gland

                                                William Quinones, MD

9:00 AM                                Questions & Answers

9:30 AM                                Morning Break & Visit Exhibits                                             

10:00 AM                             Dermatopathology

                                                Tammie Ferringer, MD

10:20 AM                             Soft Tissue

                                                Jerad Gardner, MD

10:40 AM                             Lymph Node

                                                Mary Dhesi, MD

11:00 AM                             Molecular Testing in Colorectal/GI Cancer

                                                Yi Ding, MD, PhD

11:20 AM                             Questions & Answers                                                                             

12:30 AM                             What Does a Clinician need to know from a GI Biopsy?

                                                David Diehl, MD

12:30 PM                              Luncheon will be Provided

1:30 PM                                Gastroenterology

                                                John Hart, MD

                                                Lecture 1 – Barrett’s and Dysplasia

                                                Lecture 2 – Celiac Disease

3:00 PM                               Afternoon Break & Visit Exhibits

3:30 PM                                Lecture 3 – IBD and Dysplasia                                            

5:00 PM                                Questions & Answers


5:30 PM - 6:30 PM             Welcome and Reception

Henry Hood Center for Health Research
Center Street
Danville, PA 17822
United States

This program will be held at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research which is located on the Geisinger campus in Danville, Pennsylvania (Montour County), Exit 224 on Interstate 80. Routes 11 and 54 also intersect in Danville.

Activity Director
Fan Lin, MD, PhD
Division Chief
Pathology Professional Services 
Geisinger Medical Center 
Guest Faculty
John Hart, MD
University of Chicago Hospital
Department of Pathology
Chicago, IL
Elizabeth Montgomery, MD
Professor of Pathology
Vice Chair of Academic Development
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Michael Torbenson, M.D.
Consultant, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Rochester, MN
Reet Pai, MD
UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
Department of Pathology
Pittsburgh, PA
Hanlin Wang, MD, PhD
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Geisinger Faculty
Mary Dhesi, MD
Physician Clinical Pathology
Laboratory Medicine PhDS
David Diehl, MD
Physician Gastroenterology
Tammie Ferringer, MD
Physician Dermatopathology
Pathology Professional Services 
Jerad Gardner, MD
Physician Dermatopathology
Pathology Professional Services 
Sara Monaco, MD
Physician Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Pathology Professional Services
William Quinones, MD
Physician Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Pathology Professional Services 
Myra Wilkerson, MD
Chair Diagnostic Medicine Institute
Laboratory Support Services


In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 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 Designation 


Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

Disclosure Policy 

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). Planner/Faculty disclosure information will be made available prior to the start of the activity. 


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