Workshops & Symposia

Call for Workshops

Interested in Speaking at an SPP Event?
 
The SPP Education Committee is soliciting workshop and symposium proposals for future meetings.  


Meeting Titles
Spring, 2009 

Symposium: Disorders of Intersex

Workshops:

  • Pediatric Transplantation Pathology
  • The Use of Tandem Mass Spectrometry in Metabolic Diagnosis and General Pediatric Clinical Chemistry Laboratories
  • Update in Pediatric Lymphomas, Leukemias and Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome
  • Non-Tumoral Testicular Pathology in Children
  • Update on Bone Pathology in Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Renal Tumors Update
Fall, 2009
 
Symposium: Recent Advances in Pediatric Soft Tissue Tumors
Workshops: 
  • Recent Advances in the Molecular Pathology of Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Immune Environment & Pediatric Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Spindle Cell Tumors of Infancy and Childhood: Contribution of Molecular Techniques and Markers to the Diagnosis and Patient Management
  • What Does (or Should) Your Oncologist Want to Know?
Spring, 2010
Symposium: Recent Advances in Medical Renal Disease
Workshops:
  • Pediatric Thymus Pathology
  • Pediatric Apheresis with the Inclusions of Technical Aspects Thereof, Indications for, and Blood Bank Support Thereof
  • Pediatric Transplantation Pathology
  • Molecular Biology - An Introduction to the Conventional and New Diagnostic Tests
  • Non-tumoral Testicular Pathology in Children
  • Update on Bone Pathology in Pediatrics
Fall, 2010

Banff Pathology Course and SPP Symposium Shared Session:

  • 2008 WHO Classification of Lymphomas. An Overview
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma and Differential Diagnosis
  • Pediatric Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. Recent advances and new entities
  • EBV Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorders: Update and Clinical Significance of New Entities
  • Reactive lymphoproliferative lesions in children The Spectrum of Histiocytic Processes in Childhood
Spring, 2011
Symposium: Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis
 
Workshops:
  • Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors in Children: An Update
  • Pediatric Thymus Pathology
  • Pediatric Transplantation Pathology
  • Pediatric Neuropathology Update
  • Molecular biology – An Introduction to the Conventional and New Diagnostic Tests
  • Non-Tumoral Testicular Pathology in Children
Fall, 2011
Symposium: Vascular Tumors and Malformations
 
Perinatal Symposium: Beyond the Laundry List – Diverse Perspectives on Nonimmune Fetal Hydrops
Spring, 2012
Symposium: Hirschsprung Disease
 
Workshops:
  • Selected Rare Tumors in the Pediatric Population
  • Pediatric Neuropathology Update
  • Molecular Biology – An Introduction to the Conventional and New Diagnostic Tests
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors in Children: An Update
  • Pediatric Thymus Pathology
Spring, 2013
Symposium: Joint Symposium with American Society of Dermatopathology
 
Workshops: 
  • Disorders of Histiocytes
  • Selected Rare Tumors in the Pediatric Population
  • Pediatric Neuropathology Update
  • The Frozen Section: Diagnosis and Pitfalls
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease-Update in Getting the Diagnosis, with Clinicopathologic Correlations
  • Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors in Children: An Update
Fall, 2013
Clinical Pathology Symposium: 
  • Challenges to Pediatric Clinical Pathology Under Healthcare Reform
  • Waiting for the Next Shoe to Drop: Healthcare Reform and Academic Pediatrics
  • A Payers Perspective on Genetic Testing Utilization
  • Next Generation Sequencing as a Clinical Test: What is Right for Our Patients?
Surgical Pathology Symposium
  • Chronic Inflammatory and Premalignant Conditions of the Pediatric Colon
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Children on a Fast Track to Cancer
  • Genetics of Crohn Disease: New Insights into Pathogenesis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Conditions of the Pediatric Colon
  • Reading the Genetic Tea Leaves: Understanding Who Gets Colon Cancer and Why
Perinatal Symposium
  • Developmental Genetics of Congenital Anomalies
  • Gene Targeting
  • Evolution and Development
  • The Epidemiology of Human Congenital Malformations: Approaches to the Study of Cause
  • Prenatal Imaging and the Autopsy: Working Together for Accurate Diagnoses
Spring, 2014
Symposium: Pediatric Dermatology: Focus on Cutaneous Inflammatory Disorders
 
Workshops:
  • The Cytopathology of Pediatric Non-Thyroidal Head and Neck Masses with Histologic Correlates
  • Disorders of Histiocytes
  • Selected Rare Tumors in the Pediatric Population
  • Updates in Pediatric Hematopathology
  • The Frozen Section: Diagnosis and Pitfalls
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Fall, 2014
Symposium: Pediatric Neuropathology
Perinatal Symposium: Skeletal Dysplasia
Spring, 2015
Symposium: Advances in Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas in the Young: New Entities and Revised Concepts
 
Workshops:
 
  • Pediatric Lung Biopsy: A Pattern-Based Diagnostic Approach and Update on Pathogenesis.
  • Disorders of Histiocytes
  • The Frozen Section: Diagnosis and Pitfalls
  • The Cytopathology of Pediatric Non-Thyroidal Head and Neck Masses with Histologic Correlations
  • Pediatric Hematopathology
  • Pediatric Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors: Pathology and Associated Syndromes
Fall, 2015
Symposium: Cystic Fibrosis
 
Perinatal Symposium: The Pathology of Arthrogryposis Multiplex
Spring, 2016
Symposium: Neonatal and Infantile Cholestatic Liver Disease
 
Workshops:
 
  • The Cytopathology of Pediatric Non-Thyroidal Head and Neck Masses with Histologic Correlations
  • Pediatric Lung Biopsy: A Pattern-Based Diagnostic Approach and Update on Pathogenesis
  • Pediatric Kidney Biopsy Interpretation: Essentials for the Pathologist-on-Call
  • Pediatric Hematopathology
  • Pediatric Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors: Pathology and Associated Syndromes
  • Adding Relevance to the Pediatric Autopsy with Defined Pre-autopsy Goals and Practical Techniques
Fall, 2016
Symposium: Current Concepts in Tropical Medicine
 
Perinatal Symposium: Obesity in Pregnancy
Spring, 2017
Symposium: Personalized Medicine in the Practice of Pediatric Tumor Pathology
 
Workshops: 
  • Pediatric Lung Biopsy: A Pattern-Based Diagnostic Approach & Update on Pathogenesis
  • Pediatric Kidney Biopsy Interpretation: Essentials for the Pathologist-on-Call
  • Challenges in Pediatric Soft Tissue Pathology: A Case-Based Approach to Selected Difficult Cases
  • Pediatric Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors: Pathology and Associated Syndromes
  • Adding Relevance to the Pediatric Autopsy With Defined Pre-autopsy Goals and Practical Techniques
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Biopsy: An Update on the Diagnosis and Pathogenesis of Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Disease
Fall, 2017
Clinical Pathology Symposium: Personalized Medicine in the Clinical Pathology Laboratory
 
Symposium: Down Syndrome in the Twenty First Century
 
Perinatal Symposium: Noninvasive Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment
Spring, 2018
Symposium: Pediatric Malignant Liver Tumors: New Advances in Pathologic Classification, Molecular Diagnostics and International Cooperative Trials
 
Workshops:
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Biopsy: An Update on the Diagnosis and Pathogenesis of Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Adding Relevance to the Pediatric Autopsy With Defined Pre-autopsy Goals and Practical Techniques
  • Bone dysplasias: A systematic diagnostic approach.
  • Challenges in Pediatric Soft Tissue Pathology: A Case-Based Approach to Selected Difficult Cases
  • Pediatric Kidney Biopsy Interpretation: Essentials for the Pathologist-on-Call
  • WHO Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System
Fall, 2018 
Symposium: Quality, Patient Safety and Value Creation from a Pathology Platform
 
Perinatal Symposium: Updates on Congenital Malformations
Spring, 2019
Symposium: Lymph Node Pathology for the Practicing Pediatric Pathologist
 
Workshops:
  • WHO Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System
  • What Can the Placenta Tell Us?
  • Challenges in Pediatric Soft Tissue Pathology: A Case-Based Approach to Selected Difficult Cases
  • Bone dysplasias: A systematic diagnostic approach.
  • The Role of heuristics and bias in patient safety: preventing errors in pathology
  • Pediatric Gastrointestinal Biopsy: An Update on the Diagnosis and Pathogenesis of Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Disease
Fall, 2019
Symposium: Heart Disease
Spring, 2020
No symposium
 
Workshops:
  • Hirschsprung Disease: Diagnostic, Intra-operative, and Post-operative Pathology
  • Discovering Cancer Predisposition in Children
  • The Role of heuristics and bias in patient safety: preventing errors in pathology
  • Bone dysplasias: A systematic diagnostic approach.
  • What Can the Placenta Tell Us?
  • WHO Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System
Fall, 2020
No symposium
Spring, 2021
Symposium: Molecular Testing for Pediatric Sarcomas: Practical Strategies and Workflows int he Era of Personalized Medicine and an Updates WHO Classification
 
Workshops: 
  • Handling the Post-Operative Heart (new)
  • Hirschsprung Disease: Diagnostic, Intra-operative, and Post-operative
  • Role of Bias in Pediatric Pathology: Preventing Errors and Enhancing Patient Safety One Child at a Time. (American Board of Pathology approved Patient Safety Course)
  • Germ Cell Tumors in Pediatric Patients: A Systematic Overview with Emphasis on Differing Pathogenesis and Clinical Implications than Those in Adults (new)
  • Discovering Cancer Predisposition in Children
  • What Can the Placenta Tell Us?
Fall, 2021
Symposium: Inflammatory Bowel Disease An Update on the Pathophysiology and New Molecular Insights