Earn 2 credits per webinar

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If you are not a member, but have participated in past Cyto-econfrences, please register as a “new customer”

IMPORTANT NOTE: Any purchase of a webinar made after the Friday prior to the live presentation is not guaranteed to be processed in time for that presentation.  The recorded archive would then be available in its place.

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**Purchase of webinars includes the recording of the live session.

The American Society of Cytopathology wants to ensure that you and your colleagues stay informed on current practices, new technologies and the constantly changing cytopathology profession.

  • Get More! Archived webinars included with any live webinar purchase.
  • Convenient. Only 60 minutes. Earning 2 CME/CMLE/SAM credits has never been easier.
  • Interactive. Engaging with leading physicians and cytotechnologists through live Q&A sessions and audience polling.
  • Expert insight. Learn from leading physicians on a variety of cytopathology topics.

These 60-minute Cyto-econferences begin at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the fourth Tuesday of each month (with the exception of December, which is the second Tuesday). Beginning April 22, 2014 through March 24, 2015, the Cyto-econferences address the broad spectrum of cytology practice.

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April 22, 2014
Pap Test Challenges from Coast to Coast
Michele A. Smith, MS, SCT(ASCP) &
Kara Hansing, BS, SCT(ASCP)CM
May 27, 2014
Next Generation Sequencing and Cytopathology: The Future is Now
Cory Bernadt, MD, PhD
June 24, 2014
Pediatric Cytopathology: Common Entities and Diagnostic Dilemmas
Sara E. Monaco, MD
July 22, 2014
FNA Biopsy of the Liver
Gladwyn Leiman, MD
September 23, 2014
Importance of Rapid Onsite Evaluation (ROSE) for EUE-FNA: Endoscopist Observations and Pathologic Diagnosis
Benjamin L. Witt, MD and Douglas G. Adler, MD
September 23, 2014
Importance of Rapid Onsite Evaluation (ROSE) for EUE-FNA: Endoscopist Observations and Pathologic Diagnosis
Benjamin L. Witt, MD and Douglas G. Adler, MD
October 28, 2014
Pancreatic Cysts Evaluated by EUE-FNA: Current Status
Michele D. Reid, MD, MS
November 25, 2014
The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology
Dorothy L. Rosenthal, MD
December 9, 2014
AGU-US: Perils and Pitfalls in Cervical Cytology
Dina R. Mody, MD
January 27, 2015
New Approaches and Common Problems in Soft Tissue Neoplasms Diagnosed by FNA Biopsy
Paul E. Wakely, Jr., MD
February 24, 2015
Telecytopathology: Opportunities and Challenges
Brian T. Collins, MD
March 24, 2015
Diagnostic Difficulties in Pulmonary Cytology and Optimal Use of Ancillary Testing
Hormoz Ehya, MD

Program Director

Güliz A. Barkan, MD, FIAC
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director of Cytology
Loyola University Medical Center
Maywood, Illinois

Events and Educational Development Manager

Jodi Smith
American Society of Cytopathology
(302) 543-6583


Continuing Education

The American Society of Cytopathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Cytopathology designates this live and enduring educational activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

This product can help fulfill the CME requirements and Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) mandated by the American Board of Pathology Maintenance of Certification (MOC) process.

Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE)

The ASC designates these activities for the indicated number of Continuing Medical Laboratory Education (CMLE) credit hours and also fulfills requirements of the ABMS to participate in the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

This program is approved for continuing education credits in the State of Florida and in the State of California.

Educational Objectives

At the end of the 2014- 2015 Cyto-econference Series, the participants should be able to:

  • Identify cytomorphologic characteristics of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the major organ systems such as female genital tract, hepatobiliary system, pancreas, lung, urinary tract, in addition to lesions seen in the soft tissue and pediatric population.
  • Recognize key cytopathologic features of normal and disease states in a variety of clinical specimens including conventional and liquid-based preparations of exfoliative samples (washings, brushings, CSF, serous cavity fluids, urine) and fine needle aspirations.
  • Discuss current issues in gynecologic cytopathology, pitfalls, HPV testing and legal ramifications.
  • Identify the role and limitations of new and emerging technologies in clinical cytopathology, including telepathology, image analysis, automation, flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry and molecular/cytogenetic techniques such as next generation sequencing.
  • Discuss various types of quality assurance programs with a goal of improving patient care and meeting federal regulation standards.
  • Discuss the importance of ROSE for EUS-guided FNA’s and the learn the endoscopic pathologic correlation