Annual Park City Update

Course Focus: Cytopathology, Gynecologic Pathology and Hematopathology


This five-day course consists of lectures and case-oriented discussions led by distinguished faculty from the University of Utah and renowned guest presenters, including Dr. Esther Oliva from Massachusetts General Hospital and Dr. Eva Wojcik from Loyola University Medical Center. Subspecialty topics featured in this year's annual update include Cytopathology, Gynecologic Pathology and Hematopathology. Faculty speakers include specialists from gynecologic surgery, gastrointestinal medicine, hematopathology, molecular pathology and cytopathology.

The lecturers will provide cutting edge presentations on gynecologic pathology and medicine, pancreatobiliary cytology and procedures, changes in cytology practice, and hematopathology topics relevant to pathologists.

Discussion of timely topics by faculty and participants ensures that this course will be informative, interesting, and relevant.

Come enjoy Utah's unparalleled snow and ski terrain while benefiting from this educational and informative anatomic pathology update.

Keynote Speakers

Esther Oliva, M.D.

Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Gynecologic Pathology

Dr. Oliva is a frequently invited guest speaker on subjects in her areas of expertise in the United States and around the world. She was the co-director of the GYN LONG COURSE in the 2015 United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology. She serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Surgical Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Human Pathology, International Journal of Gynecologic Pathology, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, Modern Pathology, Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology, and Pathology (Australia). Dr. Oliva is the secretary of the International Society of Gynecological Pathology. She has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, is co-editor of the book "Gynecologic Pathology" (Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology series), editor of the monograph Current Concepts in Gynecologic Pathology: Mesenchymal Tumors of the Female Genital Tract" and co-editor of the book "Diagnostic Pathology Gynecologic" from Amirsys, and has participated extensively in the latest WHO of "Tumors of the Female Genital Tract". Her research is mainly focused on neoplastic diseases involving the female genital tract (with a particular interest in mesenchymal tumors at morphologic, translational and molecular levels) and the genitourinary tract.

Eva M. Wojcik, M.D.

Chair of Pathology, Helen M. and Raymond M. Galvin Professor of Pathology & Urology President, American Society of Cytopathology Associate Editor, JASC
Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Pathology
Associate Director, Gynecologic Pathology

Dr. Wojcik is a professor and chair of the Department of Pathology of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. She also is a professor in the Department of Urology. Dr. Wojcik is currently the president of the American Society of Cytopathology. She was instrumental in creating the Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology, where she is associate editor. She also has served on the editorial boards of several other scientific journals. At Loyola, Dr. Wojcik is medical director of laboratories, former director of the residency program and director of the cytopathology fellowship program. Dr. Wojcik earned her medical degree from the Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. She completed residencies in pathology: anatomic and clinical pathology from Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital and Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. She did a fellowship in pathology: cytopathology from MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Course Directors

Barbara E. Chadwick, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology, University of Utah
Medical Director, Cytology, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Chadwick is an associate professor of anatomic pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her MD at Loma Linda University in California where she also served as a pathology fellow. Dr. Chadwick completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and was a cytopathology fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, American Society of Cytopathology, and College of American Pathologists. Dr. Chadwick’s research interests include the use of molecular markers in cytopathology, pancreatic and biliary cancer, and cervical cancer screening.

Elke Jarboe, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology, University of Utah
Medical Director, Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, ARUP Laboratories

Dr. Jarboe is an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her MD from and completed her anatomic pathology residency training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Subsequently, she completed fellowships in women’s and perinatal pathology and cytopathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Her primary subspecialty and research interest is in gynecologic pathology. Dr. Jarboe is a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Gynecological Pathology and the cytopathology section editor for the American Journal of Clinical Pathology.

ACCME accreditation

Accreditation: The University Of Utah School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit: The University of Utah School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SAM Credit: This educational activity also meets the criteria for Self-Assessment Modules (SAM) credit(s) for the American Board of Pathology and will offer a maximum of 21 SAM credits.


For more information regarding this conference, please contact:
Hollie Banks, (800) 242-2787, ext. 3952, or