Educational Webinars

ASCT offers member discounts on webinars and archived webinars. Webinars are also available to non-members.

Download the 2017-18 Educational Webinar registration form and mail or email to ASCT with payment. You will receive your webinar access information via email from ASCT after payment is received. Using your email address, the ASCT will send you the link to access the webinar. Participants can choose to hear the audio via the phone or over their computer speakers. Each webinar will offer one CE credit as defined by the ASCP CMP.

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Individual Webinar Registration
$40 member (price per webinar)
$50 non-member (price per webinar)

Laboratory Webinar Registration
$150 member registers lab (price per webinar)
$175 non-member registers lab (price per webinar)
$500 member registers lab (price for any four webinars)

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January 17, 2018
Improving Patient Care Through Molecular Testing for Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules

Sallie McAdoo, MS
Director of Medical Affairs
Certified Genetic Counselor
Veracyte, Inc.
Houston, Texas

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Educational Objectives

  • Describe the Rule-in versus Rule-out clinical utility of molecular testing for indeterminate thyroid nodules
  • Explore the importance of study design for commercialization of a molecular diagnostic
  • Distinguish between the molecular methodologies for supplementing indeterminate thyroid FNA sample diagnosis (DNA, microRNA, mRNA) and the data behind them

March 21, 2018
HPV Testing in Head and Neck Cancer: New Evidence-Based Guidelines

Mary R. Schwartz, MD
Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology
Jack L. Titus Chair in Pathology
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas

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Educational Objectives

  • Understand the key clinical, morphologic, molecular and prognostic differences between HPV-related and smoking related head and neck cancer
  • Recognize what types of cancers and specimens are appropriate to test for HPV and which are not; and the clinical reasons for this
  • Understand the new CAP evidence-based guidelines for HPV testing in head and neck cancer

April 25, 2018 
Quantitative Cytology and its Emerging Role in Daily Practice

Liron Pantanowitz, MD
Professor of Pathology & Biomedical Informatics
Director of Pathology Informatics
Director of Cytopathology UPMC Shadyside
Director of Pathology Informatics Fellowship
Department of Pathology, UPMC Shadyside
Pittsburgh, PA

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Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the emerging practice of quantitative cytology
  • Provide specific examples where cytologists need to qantify samples
  • Introduce participants to the field of computer-assisted image analysis

June 20, 2018
The Bethesda System for Cervical Cytology - Update and Beyond

Patricia G. Tiscornia-Wasserman, MD
Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
Director of Cytopathology
Columbia University Medical Center
Melville, New York

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the impact of the Cervical Cytology Bethesda System on Standaradized Reporting Terminaology and Management Guidelines
  • Recognize common pitfalls and key features of glandular abnormalities
  • Understand HPV vaccine uptake in the USA


July 18, 2018 
Milan System for Salivary Gland FNA

Esther Diana Rossi MD PhD MIAC
CO-responsablE of the Italian national group of Head and Neck Pathology-GIPATEC-Siapec
Division of Anatomic Pathology and Histology
Catholic University-Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “A. Gemelli”
Rome, Italy

Educational Objectives

  • To provide details about the new classification system for salivary cytology (The Milan System)
  • To be familiar with the proposed categories of the new classification system
  • To describe the details about the entities and their morphological evaluation with a uniform diagnostic system