Rodger C. Haggitt Memorial Lectures

Every year at the annual USCAP meeting, a memorial lecture is given in honor of Rodger C. Haggitt. More information about the seminal contributions of Dr. Haggitt to the field of GI pathology and to our Society, which is now named in his honor, is available here:


See below for a complete list of memorial lectures, and links to download available lectures and/or related material.


2003: Jeremy R. Jass, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Mucins in the Gastrointestinal Tract: Their Role in the Pathogenesis and as Diagnostic Markers


2004: Robert M. Genta, Universite de Geneve, Switzerland

Gastric Lumps and Bumps: No Polyp is an Island


2005: Robert Riddell, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

Ulcerative Colitis: The Scope of Dysplasia


2006: Cyrus E. Rubin, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Celiac Disease: Recent Observations and Some Reflections on Older Ones


2007:  Prateek Sharma, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO

New Developments in the Endoscopic Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus


2008: Robert Odze, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA; Rhonda Yantiss, Weill Cornell Medical College,  New York, NY; Jeffrey Goldsmith, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA

A Practical Tribute to the Career of Donald Antonioli, M.D.


2009: Francis Farraye, Boston University, Boston, MA

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Dysplasia and its Management


2010: Jerome S. Burke, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA

Gastric Lymphomas: 25+ Years of Evolution/Revolution (given in memory of Harvey Goldman)


2011: Ralph H. Hruban, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Genes to the Microscope: Pancreatic Pathology in the Era of Whole Genome Sequencing


2012: Bruce Smoller, USCAP

Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Diseases or … Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Cutaneous Diseases


2013: Marcia Canto, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

GI Endoscopic Imaging – HD, EUS, and Microscopy


2014: Alan Gown, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

The Future of Immunohistochemistry in the Era of Personalized Medicine


2015: Henry D. Appelman, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Colorectal Carcinoma and the AJCC: Everything but the TNM Gets Weirder and Weirder

Part 1

Part 2


2016: Stanley R. Hamilton, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

The NCI MATCH Initiative and the Role of the GI Pathologist in Oncologic Management


2017: Robert Riddell, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Dysplasia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease


2018: Neil A. Shepherd, Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, UK

The Pathology of Bowel Cancer Screening

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