First Annual Cytology Forum

The UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Cytology Department presents
the First Annual Cytology Forum

10/17/2012 - 9:00 am

Learning Objectives for CME/CE Presentations

At the conclusion of these courses, attendees will be able to:
  • recognize morphology of thyroid cytology in each category of the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology and use each category in a consistent manner
  • recognize common benign and malignant conditions identified in urine cytology
  • understand the EBUS procedure, how to evaluate cytology samples collected during EBUS FNAs, and common benign and malignant conditions that can be identified
The target audience for the CME/CE presentations are:
  • Cytotechnologists
  • Pathology Residents/Fellows

Our Presenters

  • Geeta Mantha, PhD
    Program Manager, Molecular and Anatomic Pathology, UPMC
  • Fiona Craig, MD
    Medical Director of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Laboatory
  • N. Paul Ohori, MD
    Professor, Director of Cytopathology, UPMC Presbyterian
  • Nancy Mauser, SCT (ASCP)
    Cytology Manager, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • Beth Mosley, SCT (ASCP)
    Cytology Supervisor, UPMC Presbyterian
  • Jackie Cuda, SCT (ASCP)
    Cytology Supervisor, UPMC Shadyside
  • Jonee Matsko, SCT (ASCP)
    Supervisor, Molecular Testing, Cytology, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • Susan Kelly
    Manager, Shadyside Anatomic Pathology, QA, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
  • Luke Wiehagen
    Business Analyst, Pathology, QA/QC Division
  • Georgene Kukich
    Financial Analyst, Pathology, Lab Admin/QA-Billing
  • Sara Monaco, MD
    Assistant Professor, Cytopathology, UPMC Shadyside
  • Walid Khalbuss, MD, PhDAssociate Professor, Director of Cytopathology, UPMC Shadyside

Program Schedule

Special Thanks

Special Thanks to Dennis J. Wilkinson, CT(ASCP) of Hologic, Inc.

CME Accreditation

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded 0.3 continuing education units (CEUs) which are equal to 3.0 contact hours.

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Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling Jackie Cuda at 412-623-2331.

Faculty for this activity have been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services.