Letter from the President: On the USCAP2024 Companion Society Meeting of Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society

Dear Members of the Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society (PBPS),

As the annual USCAP meeting is around the corner, we invite you to join our Companion
Society Session on Sunday, March 24 th , 10:30 AM-12:30 PM in the BCC Ballroom (400 Level)
in Baltimore.

This year’s companion meeting will feature two segments:

  • Part I will focus on insightful presentations concerning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine
    Neoplasms. Dr. Guido Rindi (a distinguished representative of the European Pathology Society),
    will deliver a discourse on “Grade Versus Differentiation of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine
    Neoplasms.” ; Dr. Michelle Reid will provide insights into the significance of cytomorphologic
    variants in “Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumor: Does Cytomorphologic Variant
    Matter?”; Dr. David S. Klimstra will further discuss mixed neuroendocrine non-neuroendocrine
  • Part II will feature an interactive discussion, moderated by Drs. Mari Mino-Kenudson
    and Atsuko Kasajima (an esteemed representative of the European Pathology Society). We have
    curated engaging questions on our PBPath Society Twitter account, which we encourage you to
    explore and engage with prior to the session. Please visit our Twitter account at
    https://twitter.com/pbpath. (You may see polls here as well: https://pbpath.org/uscap2024-companion-society-meeting-polls/)

The PBPS Annual Business Meeting will follow promptly thereafter.

We also welcome you to our inaugural joint reception, graciously hosted by Rodger C. Haggitt
Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society, and Pancreatobiliary
Pathology Society, on Sunday, March 24 th , 5:30-7:30 PM, in the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor
(Holiday Room6).

Additionally, you are invited to attend the Evening Specialty Conference on Pancreatobiliary
Pathology on Wednesday March 27 th , 6:00-7:30 PM in BCC Room 316. Organized by Dr.
Michelle Reid, this conference promises to provide Updates on the WHO Classification of the
Cystic/Intraductal Pancreatobiliary and Ampullary Neoplasms, presented by Drs. Olca
Basturk, Alyssa M. Krasinskas, Ed Stelow, and Yoh Zen.

Lastly, if you have not yet renewed your membership, we encourage you to do so at your earliest
convenience via our website at https://pbpath.org/membership-account/.

We appreciate your participation and look forward to seeing you in Baltimore, MD!


Olca Basturk
President, Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society