Annual seminar in pathology highly successful.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Pathology (Conferences, meetings and seminars)
Fund raising (Methods)
Charities (Finance)
Pub Date: 07/01/2012
Publication: Name: West Virginia Medical Journal Publisher: West Virginia State Medical Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 West Virginia State Medical Association ISSN: 0043-3284
Issue: Date: July-August, 2012 Source Volume: 108 Source Issue: 4
Topic: Event Code: 250 Financial management Computer Subject: Company financing
Product: Product Code: 8347000 Fund Raising Agencies NAICS Code: 81341 Civic and Social Organizations
Geographic: Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States
Accession Number: 310150684
Full Text: The Nineteenth Annual Seminar in Pathology, sponsored by United Hospital Center, is highly successful in raising funds for local charities. This year, 225 pathologists attended the annual event. It was held at the Sheraton Statton Square Hotel in Pittsburgh on April 26 thru 29, 2012. Participants came from around the country, including Alaska, California, Michigan, Washington, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa, New York, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Florida, North and South Carolina, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Missouri, Colorado, Illinois, Rhode Island, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wyoming, Delaware and West Virginia. Some attendees came from Australia, Canada and Quater. The annual seminar was rated by the attendees as excellent. The purpose for the seminar is to provide continuing medical education for physicians, which is one of the requirements for renewing all state licenses in the U.S.

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One participant commented "this conference has proven to be an excellent learning experience. The lectures provide useful information on issues that come up every day in the practice of general pathology." Some of the proceeds will go to local charities.

This seminar was organized and directed by Chinmay K. Data, MD, PhD, Chief Pathologist at the United Hospital Center. Bruce C. Carter, CEO and President of UHC delivered the introductory speech on April 28, 2012.
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