Society for Pediatric Pathology
2013 Spring Meeting
March 2-3
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Baltimore, MD
Friday, March 1
8:00 AM—6:30 PM Committee Meetings
2:00 PM—7:00 PM Registration
RH Maryland Foyer A-D

Saturday, March 2
7:00 AM—6:00 PM Registration
RH Maryland Foyer A-D

7:00 AM—8:00 AM Trainee and New Member Breakfast (by invitation only)
RH Federal Hill

8:00 AM—5:00 PM Exhibits
RH Maryland Foyer

8:00 AM—6:00 PM Poster Viewing
RH Homeland

8:00 AM—9:45 AM Platform Presentations—1A
RH Maryland D

8:00 AM—9:45 AM Platform Presentations—1B
RH Maryland F

9:45 AM—10:15 AM Break & Poster Viewing
RH Maryland Foyer/RH Homeland

10:15 AM—11:30 AM Poster Discussions
RH Maryland D

11:30 AM—12:15 AM Break
RH Maryland Foyer

12:15 PM—1:15 PM Perinatal Section General Business Meeting (all SPP members welcome)
RH Maryland D

1:15 PM—2:45 PM Platform Presentations—2A
RH Maryland D

1:15 PM—2:45 PM Platform Presentations—2B
RH Maryland F

2:45 PM—3:15 PM Poster Discussions
RH Maryland D

3:15 PM—3:45 PM Break & Poster Viewing
RH Maryland Foyer/RH Homeland

3:45 PM—4:45 PM Farber-Landing Lecture
Medulloblastomas – Past and Present

RH Maryland D-F
Peter C. Burger, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
4:45 PM—5:00 PM Awards Presentation
RH Maryland D-F

5:00 PM—6:00 PM SPP General Business Meeting
RH Maryland D-F

6:30 PM—11:00 PM Social Hour & Banquet (ticketed event)
RH Maryland A-E

Sunday, March 3
7:00 AM—12:00 PM Registration
RH Maryland Foyer A-D

8:00 AM—12:00 PM Poster Viewing
RH Homeland

8:00 AM—12:00 PM Exhibits
RH Maryland Foyer

8:00 AM—10:00 AM Workshop A
Disorders of Histiocytes

(year 1 of 3)
RH Maryland D
Kudakwashe Chikwava, MBChB
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Ronald Jaffe, MBBCh
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA
8:00 AM—10:00 AM Workshop B
Selected Rare Tumors in the Pediatric Population

(year 2 of 3)
RH Maryland F
John Hicks, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, TX
8:00 AM—10:00 AM Workshop C
Pediatric Neuropathology Update

(year 3 of 3)
RH Maryland E
Brian Harding, MD
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Alexander R. Judkins, MD
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Mariarita Santi, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
10:00 AM—10:15 AM Break
RH Maryland Foyer

10:15 AM—12:15 PM Workshop D
The Frozen Section: Diagnosis and Pitfalls

(year 1 of 3)
RH Maryland D
Aliya Husain, MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Arie Perry, MD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
10:15 AM—12:15 PM Workshop E
Gestational Trophoblastic Disease-update in Getting The Diagnosis, with Clinicopathologic Correlations

(year 2 of 3)
RH Maryland F
Debra S. Heller, MD
UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ
10:15 AM—12:15 PM Workshop F
Peripheral Neuroblastic Tumors in Children: An Update

(year 3 of 3)
RH Maryland E
Hiroyuki Shimada, MD, PhD
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Bruce R. Pawel, MD
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
12:15 PM—1:30 PM Lunch on your own
Please note that the joint symposium will be held in the Convention Center.

1:30 PM—5:00 PM Joint Symposium with American Society of Dermatopathology
(Companion Society)
Update on Cutaneous Melanocytic, Mesenchymal and Lymphoproliferative Lesions in Children
Convention Center
Ballroom 3
Moderators: Victor G. Prieto, MD, PhD (ASDP) and Jennifer Black, MD (SPP)
1:30PM—2:00 PM Melanocytic Lesions in Children: Clinico-Pathologic Features Victor G. Prieto, MD, PhD
UT - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
2:00 PM—2:30 PM Melanocytic Lesions in Children: New Genetic Techniques David Elder, MBChB
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2:30PM—3:00 PM Melanocytic Lesions in Children: Application of Mass Spectrometry to the Diagnosis Rossitza Lazova, MD
Yale University
New Haven, CT
3:00 PM—3:30 PM Three Interactive Case Presentations with Application of Principles Discussed in Lectures Victor G. Prieto, MD, PhD
UT - MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

David Elder, MBChB
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Rossitza Lazova, MD
Yale University
New Haven, CT
3:30 PM—4:00 PM Break
Convention Center

4:00 PM—4:30 PM Cutaneous Mesenchymal Lesions in Children Cheryl M. Coffin, MD
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
Nashville, TN
4:30 PM—5:00 PM Cutaneous Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Children John K. Choi, MD, PhD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

 









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