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

This two-part course is designed as live event and will run for six days.

Covered topics are  

  • common and rare lung and pleural diseases
  • biopsy
  • cytology
  • molecular diagnosis

Each part will consist of lectures, case teaching and discussions.

Cases will be accessible by internet to all registrants.

Faculty

Helmut H. Popper -  Course director
Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Junya Fukuoka -  Guest faculty     
Chair and director, Department of Clinical Pathology, Kameda Medical Center;
Professor, Department of Pathology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan

Luka Brcic
Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Ulrike Gruber - Moesenbacher
Teaching Hospital,Feldkirch, Austria

Venue and Timetable

The next course on Lung Pathology will be held at  Hotel Weitzer (Conference room ‘Styria’)
Grieskai 12 - 16, 8020 Graz; https://www.hotelweitzer.com

June 9th – 15th, 2022

Part I Tumour Pathology, June 9 – 11, 2022
Part II Non-tumour Pathology, June 12 – 15, 2022

The course language is English. Course parts can be booked separately.

The course is designed as face-to-face event only. Due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic detailed registration options will be given later.
However, we encourage you to secure your position at no risk in advance  by sending an E-mail to the course office.

Attendance is limited (first come, first served basis).

At a Glance

Course Objectives

This two-part course is designed as live event and will run for six days. Covered topics are  

  • common and rare lung and pleural diseases
  • biopsy
  • cytology
  • molecular diagnosis

Each part will consist of lectures, case teaching and discussions.

Cases will be accessible by internet to all registrants.

Program features and highlights

Part I (Tumour Pathology) June 9 – 11, 2022

This three-day course part will be devoted to common and rare lung and pleural tumours; tumours of childhood will also be covered.

Biopsy diagnosis will be done using an interactive internet based system for digital microscopy.

Part II (Non-tumour Pathology) June 13 – 15, 2022

These three days will cover interstitial lung diseases such as, bronchiolitis-ILD, idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, rare pulmonary and pleura non-tumorous diseases, granulomatous lung diseases, emphysema & COPD.    

Also pediatric pulmonary pathology will be discussed.

Case presentations of interstitial lung diseases combined with biopsy interpretation will be included. 

The impact of molecular pathology and immunohistochemistry in lung pathology will be discussed during the conference for each part. Furthermore challenging cases, including infectious diseases, contributed by the participants will be discussed during the course.

Participants

This course is designed for trainees as well as for experienced colleagues. 
The course language is English.

Course director, guest faculty and faculty

Course director
Helmut H. Popper           
Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Guest faculty
Junya Fukuoka               
Chair and director, Department of Clinical Pathology, Kameda Medical Center;
Professor, Department of Pathology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan

Faculty
Luka Brcic                       
Diagnostic & Research Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Graz, Austria

Ulrike Gruber - Moesenbacher  
Teaching Hospital,Feldkirch, Austria

Accreditation / CME-Credit

European CME credits by the EACCME* (European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education)

as well as

DFP credit points by the Austrian Medical Chamber have been requested. 

Accreditation process still 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  Hotel Weitzer (Conference room ‘Styria’) 
Grieskai 12 - 16, 8020 Graz; https://www.hotelweitzer.com

June 9th – 15th, 2022 (Part I + Part II)

Part I will start on Thursday, June 9 at 8.00 am with on-site registration and will continue with scientific program at 8.30 am. End of Part I is on Saturday, June 11 at 4.00 pm.

Part II will start on Monday, June11 at 8.00 am and will end on Wednesday, June 15 at 4.00 pm. 
On-site registration for those who take place in Part II only 10 minutes before the start of course part II.

Part I     (Tumour Pathology)June 09 – 11, 2022€ 600,00
Part II     (Non-tumour Pathology)June 13 – 15, 2022 € 600,00
Whole course (Part I & II)June 09 – 15, 2022€ 950,00

Course fees include daily lunch buffets and coffee breaks (except on course free Sunday), free WLAN, online course material, printed course manuals for booked course part(s), as well as the course certificate.
 

Accomodation

A limited number of rooms at special rates for course participants is reserved at Hotel Weitzer. A code for application will be provided along with confirmation of registration.

Further addresses for accommodation can be found on the website of Graz Tourism https://www.graztourismus.at

COVID-19-requirements

Please note the individual entry regulations to Austria. Detailed information can be found on following official Federal Ministry Austrian websites:

New coronavirus (COVID-19) (sozialministerium.at)

Travel information – BMEIA, Außenministerium Österreich

Since the further development of the pandemic cannot be foreseen requirements may chance. Registrants will be informed.