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July 8-11, 2014
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APC 2003 Annual Meeting


APC/PRODS/PDAS 2003 Annual Meeting
Making a Margin for the Mission: The Business of Pathology
Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
July 23-26, 2003

Meeting Program

Tuesday, July 22
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Meeting Registration
Wednesday, July 23
7:00 a.m - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m - 12:00 pm PDAS - Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Using All Possible Modes to
Accomplish the Tasks - Separate Meeting
12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 a.m - 5:00 pm PDAS - Planes, Trains and Automobiles (Continued)
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Leadership Workshop for Chairs - Dealing with Difficult People
William and Linda Tiffan, Tiffan Consulting
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Exhibits
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PRODS Council Meeting
5:00 pm Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Pathology Service Associates
6:00 pm Keynote Address - Consortium for International Healthcare Development: A Model for Volunteerism, Robert S. Greenburg, UCLA
7:00 pm Dinner
8:30 pm Presentation of the APC Distinguished Service Award to Charles Hirsch
Thursday, July 24
7:00 a.m - 7:00 pm Registration
7:00 a.m - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Universal Data Solutions
7:00 a.m - 7:30 am Workshop Orientation for Workshop Leaders
7:30 a.m - 12:00 pm Making a Margin for the Mission: The Business of Pathology
  Welcome - Daniel D. Sedmak, Georgetown University Medical Center (Moderator)
  Financial Challenges to Pathology Departments
David S. Wilkinson, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  Funding in Academic Medical Centers
Fred P. Sanfilippo, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  Research - Assessing the Costs: Can it be Self-sufficient?
James L. Madara, University of Chicago
  Education - Assessing the Costs: Can it be Self-sufficient?
Clive R. Taylor, USC/LAC Medical Center
  Clinical Service: Will the Margin Fund the Mission?
MarieAnn North, The Hunter Group
  Panel: Shifting Paradigms: Funding the Mission
Barbara Atkinson, University of Kansas School of Medicine
L. Maximilian Buja, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
James L. Madara, University of Chicago
Deborah E. Powell, University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Fred P. Sanfilippo, Ohio State University College of Medicine
8:00 a.m - 12:00 pm Leadership Workshop for PRODS - Dealing with Difficult People
Pre-registrants only
William and Linda Tiffan, Tiffan Consulting
9:00 a.m - 9:45 am Family Orientation to Mont-Tremblant and Environs
12:00 pm Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm New Chairs Luncheon
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm APC/PRODS /PDAS Workshops
  Departmental Infrastructure for Grants Submission and Administration
Jeffrey T. Holt, University of Colorado
Barb Peterson, University of Washington School of Medicine
 

Process Improvement for Surgical Pathology
Michael Noel Hart, University of Wisconsin
Douglas R. Toothman, West Virginia University

  Risky Business: Preventive Medicine for Malpractice
Charles Handorf, University of Tennessee
Douglas Karsch, University of Miami School of Medicine
  Managing Shared Resources: Sharing the Toys in the Sandbox
Mary Ann Sens, University of North Dakota
Darrell O'Sullivan, University of California at Davis Health System
  Measures You Need to Manage: The Digital Dashboard
Robert L. Hunter, University of Texas - Houston Medical School
Jeffrey L. Casterline, Virginia Commonwealth University
  Making a Business Case for New Programs
Ronald J. Elin, University of Louisville Hospital
Gail Barker, University of Arizona Health Science Center
  Managing Acute and Significant Budget Cuts
Avrum I. Gotlieb, University of Toronto Faculty Medicine
Harry Pukay-Martin, Ohio State University
  Strategies in Departmental Communication: What, When, How?
Paul Bachner, University of Kentucky Medical Center
Roger L. Searls, Duke University Medical Center
  Supporting the Academic Information Systems Infrastructure
James S. Fine, University of Washington School of Medicine
Eric J. Johnson, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
  Emerging Issues in Residency Competency
Gregory A. Threatte, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Larry Fowler, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  Start-up Packages and Mentoring for New Faculty: Guaranteeing Success
Janice Marie Lage, Medical University of South Carolina
Lawrence H. Moser, Medical University of South Carolina
 

Making Pacts with the Devil: Managed Care Contracting
David S. Wilkinson, Virginia Commonwealth University School of MedicineAlex
Kadrie, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Break
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm APC Committee Meetings
• Graduate Medical Education Committee
• Practice and Management Committee
• Research Committee
• Undergraduate Medical Education Committee
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PRODS Committee Meetings
• Curriculum Committee
• Ethics Committee
• Long Range Planning Committee/Program Committee
• Membership Services Committee/Bylaws Committee
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PRODS Session: INS/ECFMG Issues
Rose Mary Valencia, University of Texas Health Science Center
Jennifer Deasy, ECFMG
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Exhibits
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Poster Display of Workshop Summaries
Friday, July 25, 2003
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 am Poster Display of Workshop Summaries
8:00 am - 12:00 pm The Business of the Research Mission
  Welcome - George K. Michalopoulos, University of Pittsburgh
(Moderator)
  Current Trends in Research Financing
Anthony J. Mazzaschi
Association of American Medical Colleges
  Impact of Mass Spectrometry Technologies in Proteomics for Discovery,
Diagnosis and Treatment of Disease

Richard M. Caprioli, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  Proteomics in Clinical Pathology
Emmanuel Petricoin, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  Technology Transfer - Leo Furcht, University of Minnesota Medical Center
8:00 am - 12:15 pm

PDAS - How to Get Done What We Must Get Done
(Separate Meeting)

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm APC Business Meeting (Lunch)
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm PDAS Business Meeting (Lunch)
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PRODS Business Meeting (Lunch)
NRMP Report - Robert L. Beran, NRMP
Reports from Collegial Societies
  PRODS Program
American Board of Pathology - William H. Hartmann, ABP
Residency Review Committee (RRC) -
Steven P. Nestler, ACGME
RRC Competency Update -
Steven P. Nestler
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Exhibits
Saturday, July 26
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration
7:00 am - 7:30 am Continental Breakfast
7:30 am - 10:00 am Poster Display of Workshop Summaries
7:30 am - 12:00 pm Hot Topics in Pathology
  Welcome - Mary F. Lipscomb, University of New Mexico
(Moderator)
  Optimizing Center-Department Relationships
Daniel D. Sedmak, Georgetown University Medical Center
  Pathology Departments Leading Interdisciplinary Research Results
(Centers, PPG, SCORs) - Panel Discussion
Mary F. Lipscomb, University of New Mexico (Panel Leader)
Panelists: George K. Michalopoulos, University of Pittsburgh
Edwin G. Bovill, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Daniel M. Knowles, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  Academic Pathology in Canada: Same Mission and Constraints
Avrum I. Gotlieb, University of Toronto Faculty Medicine
  Optimizing Lab Medicine Pro Fee Income
Dennis Padget, Padget & Associates
  How has HIPAA Affected Pathologists' Reporting and Billing: Myths vs. Compliance Reality
Carole L. Pillinger, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Jack Humphrey, Pathology Service Associates, LLC
12:00 pm Adjourn
12:00 pm APC Council Meeting with Lunch (Council and guests by invitation)
Sunday, July 27
7:30 am - 11:00 am APC Council Meeting (Council ONLY)