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2015 Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting - September 18-20 at Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario

September 18th to 20th 2015

More than 150 attended the Ontario Association of Pathologists Annual Meeting and Pathologist Assistant Meeting at the Sheraton-on-the-Falls, located directly across from the breathtaking Niagara Falls one of the renowned wonders of the world.  An excellent scientific programme, complimented by opportunities to network with colleagues and guests attending the various social events.

Speaker Presentations:   Now available on the “Members only” portion of the OAP Website  here.

CME:  This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Queen’s University (Maximum number of hours 12.25)

Meeting Agenda and Learning Objectives:  (PDF)  Updated Sept 7

Full Meeting information package:  (PDF)   Updated Sept 2

Pathologist Assistants Meeting package: (PDF)  Updated August 16

OAP Social Activities, Hotel, VIARail & Niagara Falls information:   (PDF)  

Resident Poster Programme …. abstract submission  Now Closed

Programme included:

  • Political and Economic updates
  • Keynote Slide Seminar:  “A Collection of Interesting GI Pathology Cases”   Dr. Elizabeth Anne Montgomery, Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Orthopaedic surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare: Elevating Confidence in Diagnostics”    Dr. Greg Flynn MD FRCPC,  CEO, Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare

Saturday Lunch symposium

  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms and update on the WHO criteria for diagnosis”
    Dr. Luke Shie

Sunday morning symposium

  • “Lung biomarker testing … past, present and future”
    Dr. J.C. Cutz

Sunday OAP/CCO symposium:  In addition to  QMP Partnership update, the key focus “Molecular Pathology Practice” will include:

  • Cancer Care Ontario’s Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Program   Dr. Aaron Pollett,  Provincial Lead, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Program, Cancer Care Ontario
  • Integration of Genomics Testing Into Routine Clinical Pathology Practice   Dr. Terence Colgan, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
  • Application of Next-Generation Sequencing Technology for Comprehensive Evaluation of Biomarkers in Hematopoietic Neoplasms   Dr. Rebecca McClure, Molecular Pathologist, Health Sciences North, Sudbury, Ontario

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