GIPS at ASCP 2020

ASCP: September 9-12, virtual online meeting


Please note: This course has been revised for the now-virtual ASCP 2020 annual meeting. This session will be live-streamed at the time listed.

Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 12:30pm – 1:30pm CST

DMT129-20 GIP: Sizzling Updates in the GI Tract: The New WHO and Beyond

Chris Hartley, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin: Update on Pancreas
Wendy Frankel, MD, The Ohio State University: Update on Hereditary Tumor Syndromes involving the Colorectum

The Rodger C. Haggitt GI Pathology Society invites you to attend this virtual session on sizzling updates in select pancreatic precursor lesions and hereditary tumor syndromes involving the colon. This course features lectures from 2 gastrointestinal pathology experts who will emphasize practical diagnostic pearls. The latest guidelines and recent changes will be showcased. There will be ample time for questions and discussion after presentations. The course is intended for practicing surgical pathologists, residents, and fellows.

This course will:

  • Discuss recent consensus guidelines that simplify the grading scheme of select pancreatic precursor lesions.
  • Review updates in select hereditary tumor syndromes involving the colon.

Journal Watch: May/June 2020 (free)


Case of the Month: July 2020 (free)

A 74 year old man with no significant past medical history presents with abdominal pain for over one year.

Case of the Month: June 2020 (free)

A 49-year-old male with a past medical history of GERD, chronic hepatitis B and C, COPD, smoking, and polysubstance dependence, presented for evaluation of worsening heartburn and dysphagia to liquids with regurgitation.

Journal Watch: March/April 2020 (free)


Case of the Month: May 2020 (free)

A 73-year-old male with history of ulcerative colitis and diet-controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus presented for surveillance colonoscopy.

Case of the Month: April 2020 (free)

A 44-year-old man with a history of vesicocutaneous fistula, pelvic abscess, and obstructive uropathy was taken to the operating room for bilateral stent placement and ileal conduit urinary diversion.

GIPS Lectures Page

Presentation Files from 2020 GIPS Programming at USCAP

GIPS Forum
* Teri Longacre, Stanford: How to Approach Select Tricky Anal Lesions
* Meredith Pittman, Weill Cornell: What to do with the Lymphocytic Esophagitis Pattern
* Maria Westerhoff, Michigan: When to Incorporate Infectious Disease Stains
* Emma Elizabeth Furth, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: How to Prevent Grossing Nightmares
* Raul Gonzalez, Beth Israel Deaconess: How to Navigate Sticky Neuroendocrine Issues
* Raj Kapur, Seattle Children’s: How to Approach Hirschsprung Disease

GIPS Companion Meeting
* Amitabh Srivastava, Brigham and Women’s: The Frontiers of Serrated Polyps
* Marie Robert, Yale: The Frontiers of Celiac Disease
* Rhonda Yantiss, Weill Cornell: The Frontiers of Appendiceal Controversies
* Vikram Deshpande, MGH: The Frontiers of Checkpoint Inhibitor GI Injury
* Elizabeth Montgomery, Johns Hopkins: Rodger C. Haggitt Memorial Lecture: The Frontiers of Dysplasia in the GI Tract


Presentation Files from 2019 GIPS Programming at CAP

* Christina A. Arnold – LAST but not Least: The Latest of Anal Lesions
* Wei Chen – The Latest on the Ampulla: How to Stay out of Trouble
* Joseph Misdraji – The Latest on Appendix: LAMN and Goblet Cell Adenocarcinoma


Presentation Files from 2019 GIPS Programming at DDW

* Scott Owens, Leslie Aldrich – Why Mast It Be So Hard? Mast Cell Disorders Of The GI Tract
* Lysandra Voltaggio, M. Aamir Ali – Sex, Lies And GI Tract Biopsies
* Aatur Singhi, Kevin McGrath – Integrating DNA Molecular Testing Into The Routine Evaluation Of Pancreatic Cysts


Presentation Files from 2019 GIPS Programming at ASCP

* Steve Hart – Update on Anal Pathology
* Jiaqi Shi – WHO Update on Biliary Tumors
* David Hernandez Gonzalo – Update on Sessile Serrated Adenomas


Presentation Files from 2019 GIPS Programming at ECP

* Robert Riddell – Gastric polyposis syndromes including neuroendocrine tumours
* Sarah Dry – Mesenchymal syndromic polyposis
* Marco Novelli – FAP, MAP, and PPAP
* Kieran Sheahan – Hamartomatous polyposis
* Christophe Rosty – Syndromic serrated lesions of the colon


Presentation Files from 2019 GIPS Programming at USCAP

GIPS Forum
* Nicole Panarelli, Montefiore – Tumor budding
* Purva Gopal, UTSW – Colon cancer Large vessel invasion
* Hanlin Wang, UCLA – What terminology to use for IBD dysplasia
* Namrata Setia, U of Chicago – Subtyping intestinal metaplasia in stomach
* Namrata Setia, U of Chicago – Diagnosing inactive antral gastritis
* Joseph Misdraji, MGH – Is it critical for patient care to stage appendiceal mucinous neoplasms?
* Joseph Misdraji, MGH – What to report if you see serrated epithelial changes in IBD

GIPS Companion Meeting
* Wendy Frankel, MD, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH – Colorectal cancer screening for Lynch syndrome and MSI- past, present, and future
* Laura Lamps, MD, University of Michican, Ann Arbor, MI – Iatrogenic and Infectious Mimics of Chronic Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease
* John Goldblum, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH – Barrett’s Esophagus: Relevant Issues Other than Dysplasia
* Michael Vieth, MD, PhD, Klinikum Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany – Gastric Carcinoma: Criteria and Differential Diagnosis
* Judy Cho, MD, Mount Sinai, New York, NY – Rodger C. Haggitt Memorial Lecture: Crohn’s disease heterogeneity and new pathology-relevant research tools


Presentation File from 2018 GIPS Programming at CAP

* Amitabh Srivastava and Hanlin Wang: Applying the New AJCC Staging System to Daily Diagnostic Practice: Gastrointestinal Pathology


Presentation Files from 2018 GIPS Programming at DDW

* Wendy Frankel (with Peter Stanich): Challenges in Colorectal Cancer Microsatellite Instability
* Rebecca Wilcox (with Eric Ganguly): GI Biopsies in the Era of Immunotherapy
* Eric Swanson (with Priyanka Kanth): Polyps in Cowden’s Disease


Presentation Files from 2018 GIPS Programming at USCAP

GIPS Forum

* Richard Kirsch, Mt. Sinai, Toronto – Update on esophagitis
* Mark Valesek, UCSD – Mucosal healing in IBD
* David Schaeffer, Vancouver General Hospital – Predictive biomarkers in GI tract tumors
* Deepa Patil, Cleveland Clinic – Dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus: Impact of new ACG guidelines

GIPS Companion Meeting
* Rupert Langer, MD, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland – Tumor Regression Grading of Gastrointestinal Carcinomas Following Neoadjuvant Treatment
* Priyanthi Kumarasinghe, MD, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia – Endoscopic Resections of the GI Tract: Pathological Evaluation
* Gregory Y. Lauwers, MD, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL – New Trends in Gastric Polyps: Evolving Classification And Pathogenesis
* Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA – Beyond GIST: Recent Advances in Gastrointestinal Mesenchymal Tumors
* Neil A. Shepherd, MB, BS, DM, FRCPath, Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, UK – Rodger C. Haggitt Memorial Lecture: The Pathology of Bowel Cancer Screening

2020 GIPS Abstract Award, Travel Award, and Case of the Month Awards

Abstract Award Winner:
Alex Taylor, University of Michigan: Measuring Submucosal Depth of Invasion in Endoscopic Mucosal Resections for Barrett’s Adenocarcinoma Would Only Rarely Impact the Decision for Esophagectomy

Abstract Award Runners-up:
Katherine Boylan, University of Chicago: Objective Visual Analog Scale for Biopsy Diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Clinical Practice
Julia Naso, University of British Columbia: Variability in Synoptic Reporting of Colorectal Cancer T4a Stage and Large Vessel Lymphovascular Invasion

Travel Award Winner:
Mouyed Alawad, SUNY Downstate

Case of the Month Award Winner:
Jessica Ziemba, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (faculty mentor: Jeffrey Goldsmith)

2020 Harvey Goldman Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to Dr. Stanley Hamilton, recipient of the 2019 Harvey Goldman Lifetime Achievement Award!

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GIPS Awards

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