PNWSP Spring Conference, May 25, 2024, Vancouver, BC


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Join us for the PNWSP Spring Conference this May in beautiful downtown Vancouver, BC.
We will be on the UBC Robson Square in downtown Vancouver, BC on Saturday, May 25, 2024.


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With Keynote Speaker: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Hematopathology
Division of Pathology-Lab Medicine
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Our focus will be on hematopoietic and lymphoid neoplasms.

Dr. Medeiros will discuss the WHO Classification of Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms, focusing on lymphomas and the upcoming 5th edition, and he will provide useful morphologic clues and indications for employing ancillary techniques to help in the diagnosis of challenging cases.



Saturday, May 25, 2024 | UBC Robson Square: 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2E7
Theme: Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasms
Keynote Speaker: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

7:30 – 8:30 AM Registration, Breakfast , and Exhibit Visits
8:30 – 9:30 AM Keynote Session 1: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
9:30 – 10:30 AM Keynote Session 2: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
10:30 – 10:45 AM Coffee Break and Exhibit Visits
10:45 -11:30 AM Presentation: Brian Skinnider, MD, LMCC, FRCPC
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Keynote Session 3: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch and Exhibit Visits
1:30 – 2:15 PM Dermatopathology Lecture: Antonio Subtil Deoliveira, MD, MBA – “Dermatolymphoma: Diagnostic and Pathologic Considerations”
2:15 – 3:15 PM Keynote Session 4: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
3:15 – 3:30 PM Coffee Break and Exhibit Visits
3:30 – 4:30 PM Keynote Session 5: L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD
4:30 PM Conference Adjournment


UBC Robson Square & UBC Robson Square Map

Note: The entrance of the conference room is located on the underground floor, right at the Robson Square Ice Rink.

Hotels Near UBC Robson Square Campus:

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Center
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver


Support the PNWSP Spring Meeting | May 25, 2024
We are excited to announce our 2024 Spring Meeting at the UBC Robson Square. Please join us for another in-person conference at this intimate, destination meeting! PNWSP is offering a variety of support packages, including exclusive sponsorships to accommodate a wide range of budgets. Check out the prospectus below for more information, or email Delphi Locey with PNWSP at

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Message from the PNWSP President

Dear Colleague,

I am writing to you as the 2023 president of the Pacific Northwest Society of Pathologists (PNWSP) to strongly encourage you to renew your dues with the PNWSP for the upcoming years 2023-2025 (three-year cycle). We appreciate your membership and participation within our society.  Dues are $100.00 per year, renewable once every three years. We encourage you to pay your dues on-line at

The PNWSP, a not-for-profit organization, has a prominent role as a provider of pathology educational conferences, twice a year rotating between Portland, Seattle and Vancouver (when life returns to normal).  Your membership allows us to provide excellent educational programs with exceptional faculty.

It is vital that the PNWSP maintain and strengthen its membership base. I encourage all existing members to renew their membership, and please encourage any of your colleagues who are not members to join us. Your membership dues are vital for us to invite world-renowned speakers and leaders in pathology to our local meetings.

We look forward to your support and we hope to see you at our next education meeting.


Wei Xiong, MD, PhD, FRCPC
The University of British Columbia
PNWSP President