Pediatric and Perinatal Pathology-Review and Update

May 18, 2013

Purpose and Content

This one day conference will highlight common entities in pediatric and perinatal pathology, with focus on both common and unusual presentations. There will be a variety of pediatric pathology subspecialties represented, including general surgical pathology, perinatal pathology, as well as renal, cardiac, and neuropathology. Topics from the clinical laboratory will also be covered, including hemoglobinopathies and metabolic disorders. Our conference will feature lectures as well as an interactive slide review session with faculty from the Division of Pediatric Pathology.

Course Objectives

1. Discuss common and unusual pathologic features of pediatric and perinatal diseases
2. Update on ancillary studies in pediatric anatomic and clinical pathology
3. Discuss appropriate triaging of pediatric and perinatal specimens

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for practicing pathologists, pathology residents and fellows.

Accreditation

Children's Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Children's Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Conflict of Interest

It is Children's Medical Center's policy that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation of financial interest that may affect the speakers' presentations. Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. This will be disclosed at the beginning of each presentation.

Registration Information

Participants may register online or by mail.

Registration Fees

The registration fee entitles the participant admission to the conference, all course materials, and a lunch.

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CMC Employees - free
Residents and Fellows - $25 
General Registration - $125

Payment must accompany the registration form for it to be processed. Once registration has been processed, a confirmation email will be sent. To pay by check, please enclose the registration form along with a check. Checks can be made payable to Children's Medical Center.

If you have any questions, please contact us at 214-456-2735 and ask for Marisa Archuleta.

Returned Check Policy

An administrative fee of $35 will be charged for all checks returned for insufficient funds.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Refund requests must be received two weeks prior to the course. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Meeting Location

Children's Medical Center Dallas
Moore Auditorium
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, Texas  75235 

Course Directors

Dinesh Rakheja, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics, and Interim Chief of Pediatric Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Interim Division Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children’s Medical Center

Sandy Cope-Yokoyama, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Anatomic Pathology, Children’s Medical Center

Speakers

Arthur Weinberg, MD
Professor Emeritus of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 
Sandy Cope-Yokoyama, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Anatomic Pathology, Children’s Medical Center

 
Sarah Johnson-Welch, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Autopsy Pathology, Children’s Medical Center

 
Veena Rajaram, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Electron Microscopy, Children’s Medical Center

 
Dinesh Rakheja, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics, and Interim Chief of Pediatric Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Interim Division Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children’s Medical Center

 
Hung Luu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Clinical Pathology, Children’s Medical Center

 
Patricia Jones, PhD
Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Director of Chemistry, Children’s Medical Center