SPP 2013 Fall Meeting Preliminary Program

Thursday, September 26, 2013
8:00 AM — 12:00 PM Clinical Pathology Symposium

Moderator:

Theodore Pysher, MD (Professor)
Head of Pathology, Primary Children’s Medical Center
Division Chief of Pediatric Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Utah School of Medicine

Challenges to Pediatric Clinical Pathology Under Healthcare Reform

“Waiting for the Next Shoe to Drop: Healthcare Reform and Academic Pediatrics”

Edward Clark, MD (Professor)
Wilma T. Gibson Presidential Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

“A Payer's Perspective on Genetic Testing Utilization”

Roy Gandolfi, MD
Associate Medical Director
SelectHealth Health Plans

“Next-generation sequencing as a clinical test: What is right for our patients?”

Steven Bleyl, MD, PhD (Assistant Professor)
Co-Director, Clinical Genetics Institute
Intermountain Healthcare Health Services
Division of Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

12:00 PM — 7:00 PM Committee and Council Meetings

Friday, September 27, 2013
8:00 AM Welcome

Peter Jensen, MD
ARUP Presidential Professor and Chair
8:00 AM — 8:45 AM COG Pathology Update
8:45 AM — 10:00 AM Platform Presentations, Part 1
10:00 AM — 10:30 AM Break and Poster Viewing
10:30 AM — 12:00 PM Platform Presentations, Part 2
12:00 PM — 2:00 PM Lunch (on own)
2:00 PM — 3:30 PM Poster Presentations
3:30 PM — 4:00 PM Break and Poster Viewing
4:00 PM — 4:15 PM SPP Awards
4:15 PM — 5:15 PM Lotte Strauss Award Lecture
6:00 PM — 7:00 PM Reception
7:00 PM — 8:30 PM Perinatal Slide Session

Saturday, September 28, 2013
8:00 AM — 12:00 PM Surgical Pathology Symposium

Moderator:

Amy Lowichik, MD, PhD (Professor)
Associate Chief, Division of Pediatric Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Utah School of Medicine

Chronic Inflammatory and Premalignant Conditions of the Pediatric Colon

“Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Children on a Fast Track to Cancer”

Mary Bronner, MD (Professor)
Division Chief of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Utah

“Genetics of Crohn disease: New insights into pathogenesis”

Steven Guthery, MD (Associate Professor)
Division of Gastroenterology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

“Chronic inflammatory conditions of the pediatric colon”

Wade Samowitz, MD (Professor)
Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Utah School of Medicine

“Reading the genetic tea leaves: Understanding who gets colon cancer and why”

Joshua Schiffman, MD (Associate Professor)
Medical Director of High Risk Pediatric Cancer Clinic
Huntsman Cancer Institute
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

12:00 PM — 1:30 PM Perinatal Business Meeting
1:30 PM — 6:00 PM Social Program
6:00 PM — 10:00 PM Social Hour and Banquet

Sunday, September 29, 2013
8:00 AM — 12:15 PM Perinatal Symposium

Moderators:

Harsh Thaker, MD, PhD (Professor)
The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Jessica Comstock, MD (Assistant Professor)
Division of Pediatric Pathology
Department of Pathology
University of Utah School of Medicine

Developmental Genetics of Congenital Anomalies

“Gene Targeting”

Mario Capecchi, PhD (Nobel Laureate and Distinguished Professor)
Department of Human Genetics
University of Utah School of Medicine

“Evolution and Development”

John Opitz, MD (Professor)
Departments of Human Genetics and Pathology
University of Utah School of Medicine

“The Epidemiology of Human Congenital Malformations: Approaches to the Study of Cause”

John Carey, MD (Professor)
Medical Director, Utah Birth Defects Registry
Editor in Chief, American Journal of Medical Genetics
Division of Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah School of Medicine

“Prenatal imaging and the autopsy: Working together for accurate diagnoses”

Jan Byrne, MD (Associate Professor)
Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology
University of Utah School of Medicine










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