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Gynecological Symposium


June 14 2021


1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


  • Dr Emily Goebel
    Dr Emily Goebel

    Dr. Emily Goebel completed medical school at the University of Toronto and residency training in Anatomical Pathology at Western University. She then completed fellowships in Women’s and Perinatal Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and Breast Pathology at Toronto General Hospital. She is currently a practicing pathologist at London Health Sciences Centre and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Western University. Dr. Goebel is currently the elected member-at-large of the CAP-ACP Gynecologic Pathology Specialty Interest Group. Her research interests include molecular alterations in gynecologic tumours and their impact on diagnosis and treatment as well as competency based medical education.

  • Dr Kay Park
    Dr Kay Park

    Kay Park is an Attending Pathologist on the Gynecologic Pathology service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She received her BA in Biology at Columbia University in New York City, her MD at New Jersey Medical School and completed her AP/CP residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center. She also completed her Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship at Cornell, followed by an Oncologic Pathology Fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering, as well as being Chief Fellow the following year. She has been at MSK for 17 years and is currently Vice-chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee. Her research interests are mainly in the cervical neoplasms, in particular HPV-independent adenocarcinomas.

  • Dr Lien Hoang
    Dr Lien Hoang
  • Dr Tjalling Bosse

WHO Updates In The Vulva: This short presentation highlights the major updates made in the 2020 WHO Classification of Neoplasms of the Vulva presented by Dr. Lynn Hoang
At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to:
• Arrange vulvar tumors into biologically relevant categories
• Describe the molecular stratification of vulvar squamous neoplasms
• Use ancillary immunohistochemical tools for better diagnosis and prognostication

Who Updates In Cervical Pathology: An overview of the changes and updates made to the 2020 WHO Classification of Tumours of the Female Genital Tract on cervical neoplasms presented by Kay Park
At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to:
• Quote the new updates in classification of cervical squamous and glandular neoplasms
• Be able to identify, recognize, differentiated and diagnose various type of cervical adenocarcinoma

Uterine Mesenchymal Tumours: Who 2020 Update – Review select recently described and emerging uterine mesenchymal tumours as outlined by the most recent WHO Classification of Female Genital Tumours (5th edition) presented by Emily Goebel
At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to:
• Identify recently described and emerging uterine mesenchymal tumours
• Examine the importance of the molecular characterization of uterine mesenchymal tumours
• Discuss the implications of accurate tumour characterization for patient management

Endometrium discussion presented by Tjalling Bosse