Training Programs DBSP Departments VA-MD Vet Med

5th Annual Clinical Pathology Workshop for Pathology Residents - May 22-24, 2013

The workshop flyer (PDF) can be downloaded for printing purposes.

About the Workshop

When & Where

  • Wednesday, May 22 - Friday, May 24, 2013, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day
  • All workshop sessions will occur at the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine on the Virginia Tech Campus in Blacksburg, Va.
  • See maps and directions.

Sponsored by
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech Student Chapter of American College of Veterinary Pathologists

The goal of the workshop is to provide a a concise review of clinical pathology concepts and practice at interpreting a wide range of laboratory findings for anatomic pathology residents with focused attention in the areas of clinical chemistry, cytology and hematology.

Each day of the three-day workshop will focus on a variety of topics divided into didactic and interactive lectures along with practice cases. Total contact time will be approximately 20 approved CE credit hours. Syllabus and notes will be provided online.

Topics Covered

  • Electrolytes & Acid-base
  • Renal & Urine
  • Hemostasis and Platelets
  • Cytology: Neoplasia
  • Muscle, Protein, Lipid
  • GI, Pancreases
  • Ca, P, Mg Adrenal, Thyroid
  • Cytology: Inflammation & Agents
  • Erythrocytes
  • Leukocytes
  • Bone Marrow
  • Hem and cyto slide descriptions
  • Laboratory Concepts
  • Cytology Misc. entities


Cost & Registration

  • $450 for early registration by April 22
  • $500 for registration after April 22
  • Online registration is available through May 15.
  • Course size is limited, early sign up is recommended.

Course Organizers & Speakers

Dr. Katie Boes Katie Boes, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVP, Clinical Pathology
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Dr. Tanya LeRoith Tanya LeRoith, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, Anatomic Pathology
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Dr. Nicole Weinstein Nicole Weinstein, DVM, Diplomate ACVP, Clinical Pathology
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Dr. Kurt Zimmerman Kurt Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, Clinical and Anatomic Pathology
Associate Professor, Virginia Tech