Schedule 2019

Pathology Informatics Summit 2019

May 5-9, 2019: Wyndham Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA

Sunday, May 5, 2019

1:00 pm - 4:00 pmJoint meeting of API, CAP and the American College of Radiology 
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Presenters from API/CAP/ACR
Ballroom 3

Monday, May 6, 2019


Foundational Topics in Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Informatics

Workshop Coordinators: Kinjal Shah and Toby Cornish

Kings Garden 1

7:00 am - 8:00 am BREAKFASTBALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
8:00 am - 8:10 amIntroduction to Morning SessionsToby Cornish, MD, PhD
8:10 am - 9:00 amBuy, Build or Borrow? Filling Functional Gaps in your LISToby Cornish, MD, PhD
9:00 am - 9:50 am"No, we can't do that":  How to Navigate Informatics Hurdles from a Private Practice PerspectiveChandra Krishnan, MD
9:50 am - 10:10 amREFRESHMENT BREAK         BALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
10:10 am - 11:00 amCDS Applications Leveraging Machine Learning and Other Emerging TechniquesJason Baron, MD
11:00 am - 11:50 amRegulatory Considerations for Algorithmic Clinical Decision Support ToolsThomas Gniadek, MD, PhD
11:50 am - 12:00 pmQ&A
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH BALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
1:00 pm - 1:10 pmIntroduction to the Afternoon Sessions

Kinjal Shah, MD
1:10 pm - 2:00 pmLeveraging the EHR for Clinical Outcomes ManagementKinjal Shah, MD
2:00 pm - 2:50 pmReverse Federation: Boldly Going Where No Interface Has Gone BeforeKeluo Yao, MD
2:50 pm - 3:10 pmREFRESHMENT BREAKBALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
3:10 pm - 4:00 pmData Lakes, Warehouses and Marts, Oh My!

Chris Williams, MD
4:00 pm - 4:50 pmLaboratory Analytics: Build vs BuyBryan Dangott, MD

4:50 pm - 5:00 pmQ&A

HIMA Imaging Science

Monday, May 6 All Day

Workshop Coordinator: Metin Gurcan

Kings Garden 2

The HIMA Imaging Science program is independent and not part of the official Pathology Informatics Summit 2019 accredited continuing medical education (CME) program. This program does not qualify for CME credits.

7:00 am - 8:00 amBREAKFASTBALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
8:00 am - 8:05 amIntroduction  to HIMAMetin Gurcan, PhD - Moderator
8:05 am - 8:55 amExploring the Future of Digital Pathology in Immuno-Oncology and Companion DiagnosticsGeorge Lee, PhD
8:55 am - 9:50 amOpportunities for Standardization and Collaboration in Developing Histopathology Image Analysis AlgorithmsSteven Hart, PhD
9:50 am - 10:10 amREFRESHMENT BREAKBallroom Lobby - 2nd floor
10:10 am - 11:05 amBreaking the Barriers of Conventional Optics: Computational Photography in the Clinical WorkflowItai Hayut, PhD
11:05 am - 12:00 pmAI and Pathology in Training: Building and Explaining Algorithms to Medical StudentsScott Doyle, PhD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCHBallroom Lobby - 2nd floor
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmDigital Pathology & Artificial Intelligence, the Third Revolution in PathologyManuel Salto-Tellez, MD
1:55 pm - 2:50 pmKiNet: Single-stage Nuclear Recognition and Classification for Measuring Ki-67 Proliferation Index (PI) in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine TumorsToby Cornish, MD, PhD
2:50 pm - 3:10 pmREFRESHMENT BREAKBallroom Lobby - 2nd floor
3:10 pm - 4:05 pmModels for Implementing Artificial Intelligence in Pathology PracticeDouglas Hartman, MD 
4:05 pm - 5:00 pmPanel Discussion

R Language Primer and Programming Symposium on Data Sciences*

*Pre-registration REQUIRED and limited to 30 people.
Fees: $50 Medical Students, Residents, Fellows | $200 with PI Summit registration  
$300 without PI Summit registration
API Workshop Sponsor: Mike Feldman, MD, PhD

Workshop Coordinator: Amrom Obstfeld, MD, PhD

Brigade Room

Course Instructors

Daniel Herman, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Stephan Kadauke, MD, PhD, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Patrick Matthias, MD, PhD, University of Washington

Amrom Obstfeld, MD, PhD, Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia

Joseph Rudolf, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota

7:00 am - 8:00 amBREAKFAST - BALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
8:00 am - 8:10 amInstructor Instructions
8:10 am - 9:50 amIntroduction to R and RStudio for Reproducible Reporting
9:50 am - 10:10 amREFRESHMENT BREAK - BALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
10:10 am - 11:50 amData Wrangling
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH - BALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
1:00 pm - 2:50 pmData Understanding
2:50 pm - 3:10 pmREFRESHMENT BREAK - BALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
3:10 pm - 5:00 pmExploratory Data Analysis

Digital Pathology Association Companion Meeting

Hot Topics in Digital Pathology


Monday, May 6 Early Evening Session

Kings Garden 2/3

Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA


5:00 pm - 5:10 pm                  Introduction/Opening RemarksAnil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
5:10 pm - 5:30 pmPrimary Diagnosis using Digital Patholoy: Current and Future DirectionsDouglas Hartman, MD
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmImplementation of Digital Pathology (DP) Offers Clinical and Operational Increase in Efficiency and Cost SavingsJoseph Sirintrapun, MD
6:00 pm - 6:30 pmBeyond the H&E slide:  The Power of Algorithms and Image QuantitationMike Feldman, MD
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm"Whose Tissue is it Anyways?": Using Digital Pathology Slides for AI Research:  A Panel Disussion on the Regulatory and Ethical IssuesAnil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
7:00 pmConcluding Remarks/Wrap upAnil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA

Monday Night Dinner on Your Own



Tuesday, May 7, 2019

7:00 am - 8:00 amBREAKFASTEXHIBITOR BALLROOM

  Tuesday Morning Short Abstract Presentations   

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Short Abstract Lectures
Grand Ballroom 1

Moderator:
Monica de Baca

Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 1

Moderator:
Kinjal Shah

Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 2/3

Moderator:
Veronica Klepeis

Short Abstract Lectures
Brigade Room

Moderator:
Chris Williams

API Vendor Partnership Sessions

The API Vendor Partnership sessions are not part of the Pathology Informatics Summit 2019 accredited continuing medical education (CME) program. These sessions do not quality for CME credits


Applied Machine Learning
Track 1
Kings Garden 2

Moderator: Thomas Gniadek
Applied Informatics
Track 2
Grand Ballroom

Moderator: Rajesh Dash
Selected Platform Lectures
Track 3
Kings Garden 1

Moderator: Michael Feldman



9:00 am - 9:35 am


Machine Learning Fundamentals

Dave McClintock, MD
Laboratory Medicine Clinical Consult Service and How it is Embedded in the EMR

Jordan Olson, MD
An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Variant Calling of ALK Resistance Mutations in Clinical NGS Data

Jochen Lennerz, MD, PhD
9:35 am - 9:45 amTEN MINUTE BREAK TO SWITCH LECTURES


9:45 am - 10:20 am


General Approaches of Histopathological Image Classification using Convolutional Neural Networks

Jerome Cheng, MD
Leveraging the EHR to Improve Transfusion Practice and Utilization

Kinjal Shah, MD
Visual Risk Pattern Recognition Informatics Expedites Rapid Triage of High Risk Complex Patients Vulnerable to Diagnostic Adverse Events

Eleanor Travers, MD, MHA, FASCP
10:20 am - 11:20 amREFRESHMENT BREAK, BROWSE EXHIBITS AND POSTER SESSIONS
11:20 am - 12:00 pmUsing Lab Data to Predict Clinical Outcomes

Phil Chen, MD
Diagnostic Errors, Health Information Technology, and Payment Reform: The Perfect Storm 

James Sorace, MD, MS
Using Generative Adversarial Networks to Remove Unwanted Pen Marks from Scanned Histology Slides Images

Cleopatra Kozlowski
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH BREAK - EXHIBITOR BALLROOM

Tuesday Noon Round Table Career Mentoring Session

Kings Terrace Room

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bring your lunch from the buffet
Pathology Informatics: The Journey
 "Master Class in Career Development for Aspiring Pathology Informaticists"

Mentor Panelists: Drs. Bruce Friedman, J. Mark Tuthill, Ulysses Balis, Anil Parwani, Edward Klatt, Monica de Baca, Mary Edgerton, S. Joseph Sirintrapun


Tuesday Afternoon Plenary Lectures

Timely Topics:

Update on Digital Pathology, Advanced Microscopic Imaging,

Machine Learning, & Interoperability

Grand Ballroom 1

1:00 pm - 1:05 pmOpening Welcome to PI Summit 2019Ulysses G. J. Balis, MD  and J. Mark Tuthill, MD
1:05 pm - 1:35 pmDay One Keynote Presentation 
Al and Computational Pathology: Opportunities and Challenges in Precision Medicine
Anant Madabhushi, PhD
1:35 pm - 2:05 pmUsing Computational Methods to Improve Algorithms and Workflow in the Pathology LaboratoryMary Edgerton, MD
2:05 pm - 2:35 pmNondestructive Anatomic 3D Pathology with Open-Top Light-Sheet Microscopy for Precision MedicineJonathan T. C. Liu, PhD
2:35 pm - 3:05 pmPredicting intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors using AI and
Stimulating Raman Histology (SRH) 
Sandra Camelo-Piragua, MD
3.05 pm - 3:35 pmLeveraging SNOMED-CT for the Generation of Truly Interoperable & Machine Readable Laboratory ReportingScott Campbell, MD
3:35 pm - 4:00 pmREFRESHMENT BREAK, BROWSE EXHIBITS AND POSTER SESSIONSEXHIBITOR BALLROOM
4:00 pm - 4:30 pmRenaming Lab tests for Better Understanding and UtilizationIla Singh, MD, PhD
4:30 pm - 5:20 pmThe First Fifty Years of Pathology Informatics in ReviewMichael Becich, MD, PhD
Sidney Goldblatt, MD
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmOpening Night Reception with food and drinks
Live Music provided by the Pathologist-Based Band:  Lost in Processing
EXHIBITOR BALLROOM
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Women in Pathology Informatics Networking Event

Skylounge (24th Floor), Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown


Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Wednesday Morning Short Abstract Presentations

7:00 am - 8:00 amBREAKFASTEXHIBITOR BALLROOM
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Short Abstract Lectures
Grand Ballroom 1

Moderator:
David McClintock

Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 1

Moderator:
John Blau

Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 2/3

Moderator:
S. Joseph Sirintrapun

Short Abstract Lectures
Brigade Room

Moderator:
Toby Cornish


Wednesday Morning Track Presentations


Applied Informatics - LIS Topics 
Track 1
Kings Garden 2/3

Moderator: David McClintock

Applied Informatics- New Technologies and Techniques
Track 2
Grand Ballroom

Moderator: Monica de Baca
Selected Platform Lectures
Track 3
Kings Garden 1

Moderator: Bryan Dangott
9:00 am - 9:35 amSustainable LIS Augmentation Strategies as Made Possible by Use of Microservices Architecture

Chris Williams, MD
Tools for the Development of CAP Electronic Cancer Checklists

Veronica Klepeis, MD, PhD  Varsha Parekh, BSc, Engineering, PMP
A Modern Approach to Specimen Tracking in a Geographically Distributed Department

Josh Jacques
9:35 am - 9:45 amBREAK TO SWITCH LECTURES
9:45 am - 10:20 amSurviving and Thriving after a Lab-Wide Epic Deployment

John Blau, MD
2019 CAP eCC Migration to SDC

Ross Simpson, MD 
A Collaborative Project to Produce Regulatory-Grade Pathologist Annotations to Validate Viewers and Algorithms

Brandon Gallas, PhD
10:20 am - 11:20 amSNACK BREAK, BROWSE EXHIBITS AND POSTER SESSIONS
11:20am 12:00pm                           LIS Implications and Considerations in a Hospital to Hospital Integration

J. Mark Tuthill, MD
AJCC Staging Calculator (working with AJCC, CDC)

Mary Edgerton, MD, PhD Richard Moldwin, MD, PhD
Revisiting Whole-Slide Imaging in The Context of Big Data: Strategies for Data Archival and Retention

 Mark Zarella, PhD                                         
12:00 pm - 1:30 pmLUNCH BREAK - FOOD SERVED IN EXHIBITOR BALLROOM

Wednesday Afternoon Plenary Presentations

Pathology Informatics' Intersection with Precision Medicine: 
Present and Future State 

Moderators: Ulysses G. J. Balis, MD and J. Mark Tuthill, MD

Grand Ballroom 1

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm    Day Two Keynote Presentation 
Building the Pathology Informatics Workforce of the Future
Melissa Upton, MD  ASCP President
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmPathology Imaging and Informatics as the Cornerstone of Precision Medicine: Two years of Experience with the NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project
Jeff, Hodgin, MD, PhD
2:30 pm - 3:30 pmTown Hall
Key topics: Ethics of Data Sharing, WSI Device Certification, Job Pool, Informatics Training in 2019, Migration of LIS Computational Solutions to Single Vendor Solutions and the Cloud
Bob McGonnagle - Publisher of CAP Today
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmBREAK, BROWSE EXHIBITS AND POSTER SESSIONS
4:30 pm - 5:30 pmAssociation for Pathology Informatics Block
Presidential Address - Current Topics in API

Update and Discussion about Journal of Pathology Informatics and Clinical Informatics Fellowship Training
Monica de Baca, MD


Liron Pantanowitz, MD
Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA                               

Conference Adjournment for Wednesday
Dinner on Your Own


Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday Plenary Lectures

Contemporary Regulatory, Ethical and Developmental Topics
in Pathology Informatics 

Moderator: Ulysses G. J. Balis, MD

8:00 am - 9:00 amBREAKFASTBALLROOM LOBBY - 2ND FLOOR
9:00 am - 9:40 amDigital Pathology -  Regulatory ConsiderationsCheng Cui, PhD, RAC 
9:40 am - 11:00 amThe Ethics of Data Sharing, Academic-Commerical Partnerships and Patient Consent for the Performing of Advanced Computational AnalysesModerator: David McClintock, MD

Panelists: Thomas Fuchs, Mary Edgerton, Anil Parwani, Mark Lloyd, John Gilbertson, Enrique Terrazas
11:00 am - 11:05 amSTAND UP BREAK
11:05 am -11:45 amHow Explainable Artificial Intelligence (xAI) will Accelerate the Adoption of Machine Learning into Pathology PracticeMichael J. Becich, MD, PhD
Jeffrey Fine, MD
11:45 am - 12:15 pmWrap-up Discussion and Meeting SummaryUlysses G. J. Balis, MD
J. Mark Tuthill, MD