Report on Seminar and workshop of Oral Pathology and Immunohistochemistry
The Department of Pathology Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun Ipoh and Hospital Kuala Lumpur in collaboration with The International Academy of Pathology (Malaysian Division) and College of Pathologists, Malaysia had organized a Seminar and Workshop on Oral Pathology and Immunohistochemistry that was held on 6th of March 2015 at Level 1and 3 Seminar room, Specialist Centre and Ambulatory Care Complex, Hospital Kuala Lumpur. This is the first educational event organised by IAPMD in 2015.
This event was unique since not only Pathologists and trainees in Pathology were involved but also Scientific Officers and Medical Laboratory Technologists in Pathology. This is also the first time that oral pathologists ( dentists) were involved. The response was overwhelming with more than 120 participants from all over the country.
The course comprises not only of lectures by distinguished speakers : Professor Jane Dahlstrom, Sub dean, Canberra Hospital Campus and ANU Medical School and Professor Tan Soo Yong, Senior Consultant Pathologist, Singapore General Hospital but also involve hands-on and demonstrations during the afternoon sessions for the Scientific Officers and the MLTs. Meanwhile, interesting and challenging cases of Oral pathology were discussed for the Pathologists and trainees. The session was proven to be stimulating in getting the accurate diagnosis.
Dr Norain Karim
Chairman of Organising committee
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF PATHOLOGY MALAYSIAN DIVISION