Massachusetts Society of Pathologists

In Person Meeting and Hybrid (Virtual)


Waltham Woods Conference Center

860 Winter St, Waltham, MA 02451- link below 

Waltham Woods Conference Center at Massachusetts Medical Society 

Tuesday September 12, 2023

6:00-8:00 PM (EDT)


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5:45 - 6PM - Our sponsors' presentations

 6:00 - 6:15 PM – Welcome and Brief Business Meeting

Michael Misialek, MD, FCAP
President, Massachusetts Society of Pathologists


 6:15 - 7:00 PM – Donald S. Karcher, MD, FCAP

President-elect, College of American Pathology

The CAP: Your Professional and Advocacy Home



7:00 – 8:00 PM

Medicolegal Risk in Pathology and Ways to Mitigate Liability

Elizabeth L.B. Greene, Esq.

Partner, Health Law Group and Litigation Group

Mirick O’Connell, LLP



Michael Misialek, MD

Associate Chair of Pathology, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

President, Massachusetts Society of Pathologists



At the end of this activity participants should be able to:


  1. Describe medicolegal risk in medicine, specifically pathology.
  2. Be familiar with the sequence of events in a claim.
  3. Understand the personal impact of pending litigation.
  4. Discuss techniques to mitigate risk in pathology.


Joint Providership Accreditation Statement:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the College of American Pathologists and Massachusetts Society of Pathologists. The College of American Pathologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement; The College of American Pathologists designates this internet live educational activity for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The content of this CME activity does not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the College of American Pathologists.


   Thank you to our sponsors!