Registration Agenda Speakers

Friday, April 26, 2024. 7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27, 2024. 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Embassy Suites Hotel by Hilton Buffalo
200 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202

The goal of this conference is to provide updates in breast and gynecologic cancer pathology testing and diagnosis. The symposium will integrate clinical, radiologic, molecular, and morphologic diagnosis of the most common cancers in the breast and female genital system. By the end of the activity, the audience should be able to categorize entities discussed and identify the features and required updated tests.

Learning objectives

Following this program, participants should be able to:

  • Classify and categorize ovarian epithelial tumors
  • Classify and categorize breast atypical proliferation lesions
  • Recognize papillary lesions of the breast

Target audience

Pathologists, GYN oncologists, OB/GYNs, breast and GYN surgeons, radiologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other healthcare providers.

Accreditation

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Roswell Park designates this live educational activity for a maximum of eleven (11) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Agenda

Friday, April 26, 2024
7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.

Time

Activity/Presentation

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast 

8:30-9 a.m.

Registration

9-9:10 a.m.

Welcome and Orientation
Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD

Session I: Sayeeda Yasmeen, MD, and Ayesha Arshad, MD — Moderators
  

Time

Presentation

9:10-10 a.m.

Breast Oncology, Title TBD
Shipra Gandhi, MD  

10:05-10:55 a.m.

GYN Oncology, Title TBD
Peter Frederick, MD  

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Lunch

Session II: Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD and Boulos Beshai, MD — Moderators
 

Time

Presentation

12-12:50 p.m.                                       

High-Risk Breast Lesions: Time for the Pathologist to Play an Active Role in Treatment De-Escalation
Thaer Khoury, MD

12:55-1:45 p.m.

Immunohistochemistry (IHC) in Breast Pathology Diagnosis
Rohit Bhargava, MD

1:45-2 p.m.

Coffee Break

2-2:50 p.m.

Updates on Classification of Malignant Ovarian Epithelial Tumors
Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD

2:55-3:45 p.m.

Presentation and Panel Discussion of Challenging Breast Cases
Sayeed Yasmeen, MD and Boulos Beshai, MD

3:50-4 p.m.

Closing Remarks

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Networking and Happy Hour

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Faculty dinner

Saturday, April 27, 2024
7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Time

Activity/Presentation

7:30-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast 

8:30-8:40 a.m.

Welcome and Orientation
Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD

Session I: Thaer Khoury, MD — Moderator

Time

Presentation

8:45-9:35 a.m.

HER2 in Breast Cancer: Current Changes, and Look into the Future
Thaer Khoury, MD  

9:40-10:30 a.m.

Female Genital System Sarcomas: Morphology, Immuno-Profile and Molecular Testing
Carl Morrison, MD, and Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD

10:35-11:25 a.m.

Biomarkers in Invasive Breast Cancer
Rohit Bhargava, MD

11:25 a.m.-12:25 p.m.

Lunch

Session II: Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD and Boulos Beshai, MD — Moderators

Time

Presentation

12:25-1:15 p.m.

Demonstration of Handling Common Breast and Gyn Specimens
Deborah Sullivan

1:20-2:10 p.m.

Radiology Title TBD
Prasanna Kumar, MD

2:10-2:25 p.m.

Coffee Break

2:25-3:15 p.m.

Papillary Lesions of the Breast
Rohit Bhargava, MD

3:20-4:10 p.m.

Presentation and Panel Discussion of Challenging GYN Cases
Muhammad Ali, MD

4:15-4:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks

 

Registration fee

Fees include full access to all presentations, continental breakfast, and lunch. Registrants will receive an automated confirmation email. The deadline for registration is Monday, April 15, 2024.

General registration Exhibitor registration

*Exhibitor registration is only for industry representatives who wish to register for an exhibit table.

1 Day
Friday, April 26 OR Saturday, April 27

2 Days
Friday, April 26 AND Saturday, April 27

Physicians (General)- $125.00
Roswell Park physicians - $65.00
Roswell Park employees (NPs, PAs, etc.) - $35.00
Residents, fellows and students — $25.00
Pharmaceutical company employees - $250.00

Physicians (General)- $250.00
Roswell Park physicians - $125.00
Roswell Park employees (NPs, PAs, etc.) - $65.00
Residents, fellows and students — $25.00
Pharmaceutical company employees - $500.00


Cancellation policy

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center reserves the right to cancel the program for any reason. Registrants will be notified. Please notify the CME office if you are unable to attend. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after Friday, April 19, 2024.

If you have questions regarding the program content, please contact Mohamed Desouki at Mohamed.Desouki@RoswellPark.org. For all other questions, please contact Annie Henry at Annie.Henry@RoswellPark.org.

Event location

Embassy Suites Hotel by Hilton
200 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202

Valet parking is available at the hotel for $25. There is also metered parking on Delaware Avenue and side streets near the venue such as West Huron and West Chippewa Streets. Participants are responsible for parking costs.

Roswell Park speakers

Carl Morrison, MD, DVM
Senior Vice President, Scientific Development and Integrative Medicine
Chair, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Mohamed Desouki, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology, Oncology and Gynecology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Thaer Khoury, MD, FCAP
Vice Chair of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Shipra Gandhi, MD
Breast and Early Phase Clinical Trials, Department of Medicine
Department of Medical Oncology
Prasanna Kumar, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Department of Diagnostic Radiology
Sayeeda Yasmeen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Oncology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Dr.Beshai lab photo
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Oncology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
 
Muhammad Ali, MD
Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellow

Guest speakers and moderators

Rohit Bhargava, MD
Professor of Pathology, University of Pittsburg Medical Campus
Chief of Pathology, Magee-Womens Hospital
Program Director of Breast/Gynecologic Pathology Clinical Fellowship
University of Pittsburg Medical Campus

Mohamed Y Zeid, MD
Pathologist
Catholic Health System
Moderator

Ayesha Arshad, MD 
Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Laboratory Director
VA Western New York Healthcare System
Moderator

Ted C. Ondracek, MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo
Vice Chair for Graduate Medical Education
Pathology Residency Program Director
Attending Pathologist for UB Pathologists, Inc.
Moderator