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Digital Pathology Association Expands Educational Offerings at Pathology Visions, ASCP and NSH

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 17, 2013

The Digital Pathology Association (DPA), a non-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and representatives from the industry that facilitates education and awareness of digital pathology applications, is offering more educational opportunities in 2013. In the coming weeks, the DPA will host a seminar at the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s (ASCP’s) annual conference, a workshop at the National Society for Histotechnology’s (NSH’s) annual conference and offer 12.5 continuing medical education (CME) credits at their annual conference, Pathology Visions.

On Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 10:00 AM CST, the DPA will host a seminar titled “Are You Ready to Implement Digital Pathology in Your Laboratory?” at the ASCP annual conference in Chicago, IL at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. The seminar will be presented by DPA President, Dr. Kim Dickinson, and DPA Membership Chair, Dr. Eric F. Glassy in Columbus Rooms A and B. This seminar will educate attendees on the adoption barriers to digital pathology, the applications and uses of digital pathology, and demonstrate how digital pathology is used in the community hospital and commercial laboratory setting. To learn more about the DPA’s seminar at ASCP, please click here.

On Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:00 AM EST, the DPA will host a workshop titled “The Pixels Are Coming, The Pixels Are Coming! - The Digital Pathology Revolution Has Begun” at the NSH annual conference in Providence, RI at the Rhode Island Convention Center in room 551 A/B. The workshop will be presented by Elizabeth Chilpala, DPA Chief Financial Officer, William DeSalvo, a DPA Board member, and Jared Schwartz, active DPA member and Chief Medical Officer of Leica Biosystems. This workshop will give attendees a basic knowledge of digital pathology and the applications in a histology laboratory, help them understand the infrastructural needs and pitfalls of digital pathology, and discuss with them the workflow changes that occur. To learn more about the DPA’s workshop at NSH, please click here.

Finally, the DPA will be hosting their annual conference, Pathology Visions, September 29 – October 1, 2013 in San Antonio, TX at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to earn 12.5 CME credits. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about a broad range of topics relevant to digital pathology through workshops and presentations, while also getting direct access to industry leaders.

To see a full agenda for Pathology Visions 2013 and to register today, please click here.

About the Digital Pathology Association
The Digital Pathology Association, located in Indianapolis, IN, was founded in 2009. Its mission is to facilitate education and awareness of digital pathology applications in healthcare and life sciences. Members will be encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of technology among colleagues in order to demonstrate efficiencies, awareness, and its ultimate benefits to patient care. To learn more about the DPA and its members and membership opportunities, please click here.

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