Diagnostik- & Forschungs- (D&F) Institut für Pathologie

This intensive course is designed for practicing pathologists as well as pathologists in training and will cover the different aspects of non-neoplastic and neoplastic diseases of the entire gastrointestinal tract. Diagnostic criteria will be presented for biopsies and resections. Possibilities and limitations of ancillary diagnostic tools, such as immunohistochemistry and molecular analysis, are included in the program. Each part will consist of lectures, case teaching and discussions.

Online registration is open until September 14th.

Course Director

Cord Langner, MD
Director, Advanced Training Centre of Gastrointestinal Pathology of the European Society of Pathology (ESP)
Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology,
Medical University of Graz, Austria

Faculty

  • Ian Brown, MD
    Envoi Pathology, Brisbane, Australia
  • Fatima Carneiro, MD
    Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, Porto, Portugal
  • Anthony Gill, MD
    University of Sydney, Australia
  • Priyanthi Kumarasinghe, MD
    PathWest University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • Ryoji Kushima, MD
    Shiga University, Japan
  • Cord Langner, MD
    Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
  • Gregory Y. Lauwers, MD
    Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Rish K. Pai, MD
    Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
  • Kieran Sheahan, MD
    St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • Neil Shepherd, MD
    Gloucestershire Cellular Pathology, United Kingdom
  • Tomas Slavik, MD
    Ampath Pathology Laboratories, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Amitabh Srivastava, MD
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Venue and Timetable

The course will be held at Medical University Graz – MED CAMPUS Graz (Aula),
from Thursday, September 29, 2022, 8.00 am (registration) to Saturday October 1, 2022, 3.30 pm

At a Glance

Course objectives

During the course, the participants will learn the pathological aspects of diagnosis and differential diagnosis of non-neoplastic and neoplastic diseases covering the entire gastrointestinal tract. Diagnostic criteria will be presented for biopsies and resections. The topics have been carefully selected to illustrate common diagnostic problems and pitfalls in gastrointestinal pathology and provide the basis for in-depth discussion of criteria and usefulness of complementary investigations, such as immunohistochemistry and molecular analysis, in achieving the correct diagnosis.

Program features and highlights

  • Lectures and case presentations by a large well-known international faculty offers a unique opportunity to experience different approaches to everyday pathological challenges
  • In-depth presentation of morphological criteria for diagnosis and differential diagnosis of selected topics covering the entire gastrointestinal tract
  • Clinicopathologic correlation: therapeutic and prognostic implications of histopathologic diagnoses
  • Usefulness and limitations of immunohistochemical and molecular markers
  • Scans of challenging cases that will be discussed available via internet before the course
  • Interactive discussion among participants and faculty
  • Comprehensive handout

Participants

The postgraduate course has been designed for practicing pathologists as well as pathologists in training. Course language is English.

Course director

Cord Langner, MD

Director, Advanced Training Centre of Gastrointestinal Pathology of the European Society of Pathology (ESP)
Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology,
Medical University of Graz, Austria

Accreditation/CME-Credit

CME credit points by the EACCME* (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education; Institution of the UEMS) as well as credit points (DFP) by the Austrian Medical Chamber have been requested.
The accreditation process is in progress.
* Recognised by the American Medical Association as well as by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Location, time table, course fee

The course will be held at Medical University Graz – MED CAMPUS Graz(Aula),
Neue Stiftingtalstraße 6, 8010 Graz, Austria

Thursday, 29 September, & Friday, 30 September, 8.30 am – 6.00 pm
Saturday, 1 October 2022, 8.30 am – 3.30 pm

Course Fee

€ 690,00

The fee includes the scientific program, coffee breaks & lunch on every day, welcome evening, comprehensive handout, course certificate, and free WLAN internet access.

Accompanying Person Fee  (welcome evening)       € 50,00
Accompanying persons my join the welcome evening on September 29.

Accommodation

Participants are requested to make their own hotel reservations.

Addresses for accommodation (with map) can be found on the website of Graz Tourism (https://www.graztourismus.at/en/hotels-apartments)

If you need any assistance feel free to contact us.

COVID-19-requirements

Please note the individual entry regulations to Austria.
Detailed information can be found under the following link of the government’s official website:
Entry into Austria and pre-travel clearance (www.oesterreich.gv.at)
as well as at https://www.austria.info/en/service-and-facts/coronavirus-information
 
Please note:
Since the further development of the pandemic cannot be foreseen requirements may change rapidly.
It is recommended to check these sources of information regularly.

Contact Course Office

Edith Monika Kleinferchner  
T: +43 316 385 71755