CAP18 Course Materials

CAP18 course materials are exclusively available on this site. Materials are submitted to the CAP by faculty in advance of their presentations and are subject to change. We recommend you download materials prior to your course(s) and check back often to ensure you have the latest version.

For your convenience, each course has a corresponding electronic evaluation. Return to this page after the course to complete these evaluations as your feedback helps shape future annual meetings. Note: Evaluations will only be available through Monday, October 29.

This site will close on December 14, 2018 and will be the last day to:

  • Access course materials
  • Complete self-assessment module (SAM) activities
  • Claim CME/CE credit for CAP18 courses

Please ensure you plan accordingly.

Course Title Faculty SAM Downloads Evaluation
M1662 Update on Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms Raul S. Gonzalez, MD, FCAP
Chanjuan Shi, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 29
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S1870 Masqueraders of Malignancy in Breast Pathology Yunn-Yi Chen, MD, PhD, FCAP
Timothy W. Jacobs, MD, FCAP
Yes Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Updated: Oct 25
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S1706 The Laboratory’s Role in Monitoring Chronic Opioid Therapy Tai C. Kwong, PhD
Barbarajean Magnani, PhD, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1851 Paris System for Urinary and Milan System for Salivary Gland Jeffrey F. Krane, MD, PhD, FCAP
Eva M. Wojcik, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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P1800 The Physician Burnout Crisis—Improving Resiliency and Wellness Bryan Bohman, MD
Timothy J. Bono, PhD
James S. Hernandez, MD, FCAP
No Materials
Updated: Oct 29
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S1652 How to Succeed as Laboratory Director Paul Bachner, MD, FCAP
David S. Wilkinson, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1705 Get Tweeting—A Hands-On Interactive Twitter Primer for Pathologists Jerad M. Gardner, MD, FCAP
Xiaoyin (Sara) Jiang, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1739 The Rapidly Changing Clinical and Molecular Landscape of Breast Cancer Timothy M. D’Alfonso, MD, FCAP
Sandra J. Shin, MD, FCAP
Sonal Varma, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1857 Interstitial Lung Disease: Top 10 Pearls Brandon T. Larsen, MD, PhD, FCAP
Maxwell L. Smith, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1868 Cervical Adenocarcinoma: From AGUS to Zebras Christina S. Kong, MD, FCAP
Teri A. Longacre, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1874 Tipping Point of Digital Pathology Metin N. Gurcan, PhD
Anil V. Parwani, MD, PhD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1878 Current Controversies in Serology Testing James D. Faix, MD, FCAP
Daniel D. Rhoads, MD, MLS(ASCP), FCAP
Yes Materials
Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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V1888 Practical Issues in Testicular Pathology Muhammed T. Idrees, MD, FCAP
Chia-Sui S. Kao, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 10
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R1690 My Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology Coding Dilemmas Mark S. Synovec, MD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1807 Coagulation Testing Quality: Minimize Anticoagulant Interferences Kristi J. Smock, MD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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M1821 Real-time Anatomic Pathology Diagnostic Management Team Conference Timothy C. Allen, MD, JD, FCAP
Harpreet K. Talwar, MD
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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M1824 The Challenge of Laboratory Developed Tests Jonathan R. Genzen, MD, PhD, FCAP Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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M1845 Subspecialty Practice in Surgical Pathology Linda M. Schiffhauer, MD
Christa L. Whitney-Miller, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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H1615 Peripheral Blood Lymphoproliferative Disorders Kyle T. Bradley, MD, MS, FCAP
Jerry W. Hussong, MD, DDS, FCAP
Sherrie L. Perkins, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1614 Giving and Receiving Feedback Effectively Sarah M. Bean, MD, FCAP
Xiaoyin (Sara) Jiang, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1643 Your Turn: Management of the Bleeding Patient Thomas DeLoughery, MD
Theresa A. Nester, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1725 Method Validation and Verification James H. Nichols, PhD, D(ABCC)
Lauren N. Pearson, DO, MPH, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1748 Welcome to the REAL World: Survival Tips for the New Medical Director Gaurav Sharma, MD, FCAP
Christina M. Wojewoda, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1842 Optimizing Rapid On-Site Evaluation in the Bronchoscopy Suite Christine N. Booth, MD, FCAP
Deborah J. Chute, MD
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1866 How to Make the Best Diagnosis in Cutaneous Lymphoid Proliferations Jinah Kim, MD, PhD
Antonio Subtil-DeOliveira, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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M1626 CNS Tumors and Molecular Advances Mary E. Fowkes, MD, PhD, FCAP Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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M1722 Hot Topics in Hemostasis Russell A. Higgins, MD, FCAP
Karen A. Moser, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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M1876 Update on Invasive Parasitic Infections Julie A. Ribes, MD, PhD, FCAP Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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H1880 Social Media to the Water Cooler: Be a Better Communicator Timothy C. Allen, MD, JD, FCAP
Paul Bachner, MD, FCAP
Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1620 MACRAscopic Analysis of the New Quality Payment Program W. Stephen Black-Schaffer, MD, FCAP
Diana M. Cardona, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1640 It’s Not Too Early to Lead Quality Improvement Jennifer Laudadio, MD, FCAP
Ericka J. Olgaard, DO, FCAP
Yes Materials
Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1823 Generational Differences and Diversity Lydia P. Howell, MD, FCAP
Amyn M. Rojiani, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1869 Soft Tissue Pathology for General Pathologists Jerad M. Gardner, MD, FCAP
Nicole D. Riddle, MD, FCAP
No Materials
Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1877 Changing the Platelet Paradigm: Mitigation of Bacterial Sepsis Julie L. Cruz, MD, FCAP
Julie Katz Karp, MD, FCAP
Susan N. Rossmann, MD, PhD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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V1644 Bladder Biopsy and TURBT Anil V. Parwani, MD, PhD, FCAP
Debra L. Zynger, MD, MS, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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R1601 IHC and Molecular Markers for General CNS Glial Tumors Mary E. Fowkes, MD, PhD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1612 Leading Your Laboratory: Your Authority as a CLIA Laboratory Director David S. Wilkinson, MD, PhD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1803 An Approach to Individualized Quality Control Plan Julie A. Ribes, MD, PhD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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N1686 Transition from Pathology Trainee to Effective Pathology Practitioner W. Stephen Black-Schaffer, MD, FCAP
Barbara S. Ducatman, MD, FCAP
Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP
Donald S. Karcher, MD, FCAP
Nicole D. Riddle, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 29
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S1718 Methods in Monoclonal Gammopathy Detection and IMWG Guidelines David F. Keren, MD, FCAP No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1832 Fine-Needle Aspiration of Lymphoid Lesions Dita A. Gratzinger, MD, PhD, FCAP
Steven R. Long, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 29
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S1836 Top 10 Diagnostic Challenges in Non-Thyroidal Head and Neck FNA Biopsy Ming Jin, MD, PhD, FCAP
Paul E. Wakely Jr., MD
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1850 Lemonade out of Lemons: Adjusting to Difficult Inspection Encounters Gregory A. Gagnon, MD, FCAP
Andrew J. Goodwin, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1856 Increasing Tumor Yield With Optical Microscopy Imaging Lida P. Hariri, MD, PhD
Savitri Krishnamurthy, MD, FCAP
John D. Pfeifer, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1860 Uterine, Ovarian, and Tubal Serous Carcinoma in the Female Genital Tract Ann K. Folkins, MD, FCAP
Teri A. Longacre, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1865 Coagulation Testing: How Do We Get the Best Results? John D. Olson, MD, PhD, FCAP
Kristi J. Smock, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1882 Applying the new AJCC Staging System to GI Daily Diagnostic Practice Amitabh Srivastava, MBBS, FCAP
Hanlin L. Wang, MD, PhD
Maria Westerhoff, MD
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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M1661 Molecular Testing Guidelines for Selection of Lung Cancer Patients Neal I. Lindeman, MD, FCAP Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 10
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M1741 Validating a Whole Slide Imaging System Brent T. Tan, MD, PhD, FCAP Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 10
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M1893 Artificial Intelligence: Pathology’s Armageddon Eric F. Glassy, MD, FCAP (Moderator)
Matthew G. Hanna, MD
Ronald Jackups III, MD, PhD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 29
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S1719 The WHO and Beyond: Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Mark D. Ewalt, MD, FCAP
Cecilia Yeung, MD
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1729 A Practical Approach to Diagnosing Common Informatics Problems Alexis B. Carter, MD, FCAP
John H. Sinard, MD, PhD, FCAP
Myra L. Wilkerson, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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S1828 New External Programs for Laboratory Quality Assurance Keri J. Donaldson, MD, FCAP
Charles S. Eby, MD, FCAP
Anthony A. Killeen, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1854 Cytology and Histology in Thyroid and Salivary Gland Pathology Tarik M. Elsheikh, MD, FCAP
Bruce M. Wenig, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1858 Why Is Everything Positive? Panreactivity in Blood Bank Testing Julie Katz Karp, MD, FCAP
Glenn E. Ramsey, MD, FCAP
Nicole D. Zantek, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1864 Approach Atypical Melanocytic Neoplasms in Children and Adults Phyu P. Aung, MD, PhD, FCAP
Doina Ivan, MD
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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V1873 Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Colon Cancer Amitabh Srivastava, MBBS, FCAP No Presentation
Updated: Oct 10
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R1691 Current Payment Policy Challenges in Pathology Practice Jonathan L. Myles, MD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1711 Dealing With Matters of Professionalism in the Workplace Ronald E. Domen, MD, FCAP
Suzanne Z. Powell, MD, FCAP
No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1737 Managing the People Who Manage Your Information System John H. Sinard, MD, PhD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1738 Digital Pathology Applications for the Community Practice Brent T. Tan, MD, PhD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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R1804 Communication: Good and Bad Paul Bachner, MD, FCAP No Materials
Updated: Oct 10
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M1792 PD-L1 Biomarker Testing: An Update for Practicing Pathologists Georgios Deftereos, MD, FCAP
Larissa V. Furtado, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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M1872 Papillary Lesions of the Breast Xiaoxian (Bill) Li, MD, PhD, FCAP No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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H1634 Genomic Pathology 101 Allison M. Cushman-Vokoun, MD, PhD, FCAP
Richard L. Haspel, MD, PhD, FCAP
Nikoletta Sidiropoulos, MD, FCAP
No Prework
Presentation
Updated: Nov 1
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N1895 The Evolving Landscape of Liquid Biopsies John V. Heymach, MD
Richard Lanman, MD
Alexander J. Lazar, MD, PhD, FCAP
Justin I. Odegaard, MD, PhD
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1633 Practical Challenges in Peripheral Blood Evaluation Devon S. Chabot-Richards, MD, FCAP
Carla S. Wilson, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 10
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S1708 Problem Cases in Surgical Pathology: Slide Seminar Kumarasen Cooper, MBChB, FCAP
Saul Suster, MD, FCAP
Paul E. Wakely Jr., MD
Bruce M. Wenig, MD, FCAP
No Part 1
Part 2
Updated: Oct 25
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S1717 Vignettes in Ethics and Professionalism Ronald E. Domen, MD, FCAP
Suzanne Z. Powell, MD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1727 Recognizing Patterns of Liver Injury Safia N. Salaria, MD, FCAP
Mary K. Washington, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1847 Pathology of the Urinary Tract Mahul B. Amin, MD, FCAP
Donna E. Hansel, MD, PhD, FCAP
No Part 1
Part 2
Updated: Oct 28
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M1681 Molecular Oncology Tumor Board: Breast Cancer Aditya Bardia, MBBS, MPH
Deborah A. Dillon, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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M1710 Problems and Controversies in the Interpretation of Thyroid Nodules Saul Suster, MD, FCAP Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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M1885 Updates in Adult Renal Epithelial Neoplasia Michelle S. Hirsch, MD, PhD No Presentation
Updated: Oct 29
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P1899 Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy: Small Package—Expanding Information Britt-Marie Ljung, MD, FCAP No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1613 Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphomas Adam Bagg, MD
Daniel J. Landsburg, MD
Megan S. Lim, MD, PhD, FCAP
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 29
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S1646 Gestational Trophoblastic Diseases Karuna Garg, MD
Joseph T. Rabban, MD, MPH
Yes Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1830 Cases for Improving Autopsy Effectiveness and Communicating Results Jody E. Hooper, MD, FCAP
Harold Sanchez, MD, FCAP
No Presentation
Updated: Oct 28
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S1884 Errors in Diagnosing Chronic Colitis and IBD Associated Dysplasia Amitabh Srivastava, MBBS, FCAP No Presentation
Updated: Oct 25
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How to Claim SAM Credits

Online SAM activities are available approximately 24 hours after the completion of the live course. We strongly recommend you complete your SAMs as close to the live event as possible; however, you may complete your SAM activity any time after the conference through December 14, 2018.

Step One: Attend the Live Course

  1. Be registered, scanned, and attend the live course.
  2. Have a CAP web account. If you don’t already have a CAP web account, go to www.cap.org, click the LOG IN button, and then click on Create an Account.

Step Two: Complete the Online SAM Activity

  • Follow the instructions you receive (via email from labservices.cap+sam@medialabinc.net) to access the CAP18 SAM activity.
  • The email will be sent to your preferred email address indicated in your CAP profile. If 24 hours pass and you have not received an email, please check your spam folder.
  • Complete the SAM activity and claim credit.

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Disclosure Guide

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