Oral Pathology Continuing Education Course

The HSDM Department of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity will be hosting an oral and maxillofacial pathology continuing education course in hematopathology of the head and neck, and a subsequent case exchange, on September 7 through 9, 2012. The meeting will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, located in Boston’s Back Bay district.

The course will consist of a seminar Saturday morning from 8:30 am to 11:45 am and a Sunday morning case exchange from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. This year, we are fortunate to be joined by two guest speakers for Saturday morning’s seminar. Dr. Nancy Lee Harris, professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School, and Dr. Judith Ferry, associate professor of pathology at Harvard Medical School, will present a collaborative lecture on hematopathology. This will include an overview of the WHO classification of lymphomas, as well as a detailed discussion of lymphoid proliferations and their light microscopic and immunohistochemical evaluation. For details of the presentations, please visit the program page.


To register for the meeting, please mail a completed registration form,  along with payment, by August 8. The registration fee includes the reception, breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, and a CD-ROM containing all cases presented at the case exchange. Residents must submit signed letters from their program directors to be eligible for the discounted rate. Guests must be accompanied by a general registrant or resident registrant and will not receive continuing education credits. Please contact meeting organizer Dr. Mark Lerman by e-mail or at 617-432-1396 with any questions.

General: $275
Resident: $175
Guest: $37 per day attended

Please mail checks for the registration fee made out to “Harvard School of Dental Medicine” (with “ESTOP” written in the memo line) to:

Dr. Mark Lerman
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Division of Oral Medicine and Dentistry
One Brigham Circle, Suite 3-028
Boston, MA 02120


The meeting will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, where a limited number of 25 rooms is being held for our group at the discounted rate of $169+tax/night. Reservations must be made by the individual traveler prior to August 8 by calling 617-236-5800 (mention “ESTOP” for the discounted rate) or on the Marriott website.  Additional hotel rooms have been set aside at the Hampton Inn at the rate of $199+tax/night. As this hotel is approximately 1.5 miles away,  shuttle service has been arranged for transportation for each morning’s events. Reservations must be made by August 8 by calling 617-445-6400 (mention the three-letter code “EST” for group rate) or on the Hampton Inn website.


Registration fees will be refunded in full if notice of cancellation is received prior to Sepember 1, 2012. Refunds will not be provided if notice of cancellation is received on or after September 1.

Continuing Education Credits

Attendees of the meeting will receive three (3) hours of CE credits each for the presentations of Saturday and Sunday mornings (6 hours of CE credits maximum).

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for six (6) hours continuing education credits.


No commercial corporations are providing financial support for this continuing education course.