Dr Hyrcza is a molecular biologist and a pathologist. He has completed a combined MD/PhD program at the University of Toronto, after which he trained in anatomical pathology at the University of British Columbia. He then finished a combined Head and Neck / Endocrine Pathology Fellowship in Toronto. He is an assistant professor at the University of Calgary and is currently a consultant pathologist in Head and Neck, Ophthalmic, & Endocrine Pathology at the Foothills Medical Center and Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary. Dr Hyrcza’s research interest include molecular pathology of salivary and lacrimal gland tumours and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.
The session will provide a classification of the thyroid follicular lesions and discuss their molecular changes, describe a practical approach to parathyroid tumours, and provide minimum reporting parameters for paragangliomas.
At the end of the sessions, participants will be able to:
Provide a classification of the thyroid lesions and discuss their molecular changes.
Describe a practical approach to parathyroid tumours.
Provide minimum reporting parameters for paragangliomas.
Target Audience: Residents
CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert (the integrating role)