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USCAP2024 Companion Society Meeting Polls

Openings and Happenings

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Members,

We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to serve? We will have two open positions on the Education Committee and two open positions on the Membership/Website Committee.  Applicants must be a member (regular, associate or emeritus) who has paid annual dues (only $50/year for regular members). The 2-year term will begin after USCAP 2020.  If you are interested,  please reply with the information (indicate with a “X”) below along with your CV to Vince Hoang ( by February 14, 2020.

  • I am a member (regular, associate, emeritus) of Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society
  • I have paid 2020 membership dues (only applicable for regular members)
  • I would like to be considered for the Education Committee
  • I would like to be considered for the Membership/Website Committee
  • I know WordPress (blog tool/publishing platform) or am willing to learn
  • I have social media skills

Applications will be reviewed by Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Executive Committee.  The selected applicants will be informed via email.

Hot of the press! You can find the President’s letter on the website and learn what your Society does for you!  Look forward to learning with you at our Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Companion Meeting in Los Angeles on February 29, 2020.

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Executive Committee

2019 USCAP Meeting

2019 USCAP Meeting

Date:  March 16, 2019
Time: 7 pm-10 pm

National Harbor Washington DC

Symposium Title: Challenging Topics in Pancreatic Neoplasia I: An Update on Non-ductal Neoplasms and II: Approach to Neo-adjuvant Treated Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Moderators: Giuseppe Zamboni, University of Verona and Aatur D. Singhi, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Part I: Non-ductal Neoplasms of the Pancreas

Laura Wood, Johns Hopkins Hospital: Pancreatic Neoplasms with Acinar Differentiation

Laura Tang, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasm – Landscape and Horizon

Stephano La Rosa, Lausanne University Hospital: Pancreatic solid pseudopapillary neoplasm – Key Histopathologic and Genetic Features

Part II: Neo-adjuvant Therapy in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma

Huamin Wang, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center: Pathologic Evaluation of Treated Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma and Its Clinical Implications

Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Business Meeting 9:45 pm- 10:00 pm

Join us for the First USCAP Companion Meeting Symposium by the Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Time: 7 pm-10 pm

Session Title: Recent Developments in Pancreatobiliary Tract Pathology

Moderators: Olca Basturk and Alyssa Krasinskas


Part I.

7:00 pm – Pancreatic Cancer Genetics, The Long and Winding Road.

Ralph Hruban, MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

7:30 pm – Genomic Profiling of Intraductal Neoplasms of Pancreatobiliary Tract.

Olca Basturk, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

8:00 pm – Molecular Signatures of PanNENs.

Günter Klöppel, MD, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany


Part II (Interactive Session).

8:30 pm – Challenges of staging pancreatobiliary cancers per AJCC/UICC 8th edition and how grossing impacts the evaluation of pancreas specimens

The Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society Annual Business meeting for Society membership will follow immediately after the symposium.

PBPath Logo Design Contest

Submission Date

May 16, 2016 – June 27, 2016.


The designer of the winning entry will receive a free 2-Year PBPath Membership or a new edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System.

How to Enter

Submit entries by email to Dr. David Lewin at  All entries are to be submitted as a scalable vector graphic in EPS or JPEG format. Include in your submission email your name and email address. There is no fee to enter the contest.

Entry Deadline

The deadline for entries is June 27, 2016.

We will attempt to acknowledge all entries within one week of receipt; however, we cannot be responsible for entries or responses lost in email.


The final decision on a winning logo design will be made by the PBPath Executive Committee.


If you have questions about the rules or other aspects of the contest, please email to: Dr. David Lewin at