2017 Symposium Schedule of Events

Sanford Consortium Auditorium, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
 La Jolla, CA 92037; November 4 (Saturday), 2017

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Practical and Advanced Hematopathology
(With upto 6.75 CME Credits)

When:November 4 (Saturday), 2017
Where:Sanford Consortium Auditorium, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive
, La Jolla, CA 92037 (Directions)
Who should attend:Pathologists, Hematologists/Oncologists, and other professionals with an interest in hematopathology
Amenities:Continental Breakfast, Coffee breaks, Lunch, and Parking
Registration: Please visit the Registration Page.



Full Schedule for Saturday, November 4, 2017


7:20 AM - Onsite registration & continental breakfast

MORNING SESSION
7:50 AMWelcome: Don Xu, MD, PhD UCSD/VAMC
8:00 AMKeynote lecture:
Practical Approach to Myelodysplasia: WHO 2016 and Beyond
Introduced by Dr. Frank Zhao, UCSD/VAMC

Kathryn Foucar, MD
Univ. New Mexico
9:30 AMLecture:
Lymphomas in the grey zone: a personal experience

Introduced by Don Xu, MD, PhD

Frank Zhao MD, PhD, MBA
UC San Diego/Phoenix VA

10:30 AM - Coffee Break

10:40 AMLecture:
Unique pediatric leukemia
Introduced by Richard Wong, MD, PhD

Jun Mo, MD
UC San Diego/Rady’s

11:40 AM - Lunch (for all attendees)
SDSH Business Meeting (SDSH members only)
AFTERNOON SESSION
Moderator: Dr. Huan-you Wang, UCSD
12:40 PMShort Sessions:
A Case Presentation of T cell Lymphoproliferative DisorderJessica Wang-Rodriguez, MD
VAMC/UC San Diego
An Unusual Case of Cutaneous T cell Lymphoma Richard Wong, MD PhD
UC San Diego
Starting Early: A WHO 2016 New Leukemia DesignationSteve Gauerke, MD
Naval Medical Center
Mycosis Fungoides, Lymphomatoid Papulosis, or Both?Qinghong Yang, MD, PhD
VAMC/UC San Diego

2:40 PM - Coffee Break

Moderator: Beth Broome, MD, PhD; UCSD
2:50 PMShort Talk:
Immunoshifting in Hepatosplenic T cell Lymphoma After Chemotherapy

Don Xu, MD PhD
VAMC/UCSD
3:20 PMLecture:
Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis of Selected 2016 WHO Provisional Entities

Huan-you Wang, MD, PhD
UC San Diego

4:10 PM - Adjourn




UCSD SOM CME

Our Organizing Committee:

H. Elizabeth Broome, MD, Professor & Director, Hematology Lab, CALM of UCSD
Arash Mohtashamian, MD, CDR MC USN, Staff Hematopathologist & Residency Program Director, Naval Medical Center
Robert Sharpe, MD,, Professor & Senior Staff Hematopathologist, UCSD/Scripps Green Hospital
Huan-You Wang, MD, PhD, Professor & Director, Hematopathology Fellowship, UCSD
Jessica Wang-Rodriguez, MD, Professor & Chief, PALMS, UCSD/VAMC
Xiangdong (Don) Xu, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, UCSD/VAMC
Qinghong Yang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, UCSD/VAMC
Frank Zhao, MD, PhD, MBA, Professor & Chief, Hematopathology, UCSD/VAMC (Program Director)



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