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AMP 2017 Molecular Genetic Pathology Review Course
June 1-4, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Bethesda - Washington DC

AMP 2017 Molecular Genetic Pathology Review Course

Molecular Genetic Pathology Review Course

The online version of this course is now available for purchase.  Click here to register.




The AMP Molecular Genetic Pathology (MGP) Review Course is a live event held biennially. The 2017 Course will be held Thursday, June 1 through Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Bethesda, MD. Visit the Program page for a preliminary agenda. The course features 3.5 days of an intense update and review of molecular diagnostics that is primarily focused on preparation for the Molecular Genetic Pathology (MGP) Subspecialty Certification Exam, as well as other certification exams. Participants have the opportunity to learn directly from recognized experts in molecular pathology, most of whom hold MGP certification.

The course provides continuing education credits (CME/CMLE) and SAMs credit. Click here for more information.

The objectives of the AMP MGP Review Course are:

  • to assist attendees' preparation for the MGP Subspecialty Certification Exam (offered jointly by the American Board of Pathology and the American Board of Medical Genetics), as well as other certification exams in molecular pathology and molecular genetics, and
  • to increase basic and applied pathology knowledge, focusing on the molecular pathogenesis, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of disease.


Topics include:
  • Molecular Techniques and Lab Methods
  • NGS Platforms and Informatics
  • Identity Testing: Forensics
  • Inherited Conditions
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • HLA Transplant Testing
  • Cytogenetics
  • Molecular Oncology
  • Molecular Hematopathology
  • Infectious Diseases, Bacterial and Viral
  • Quality Assurance and Lab Regulation
  • Lab Management


Presented by:

Gregory J. Tsongalis, PhD (Course Director), Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Invited Faculty

John M. Butler, PhD, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Michael B. Datto, MD PhD, Duke University Medical Center

Andrea Ferreira-Gonzalez, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia

Charles E. Hill, MD PhD, Emory University

Lawrence Jennings, MD PhD, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Joel A. Lefferts, PhD, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Elaine Lyon, PhD, University of Utah/ARUP Laboratories

Honey V. Reddi, PhD, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Ted E. Schutzbank, PhD, St. John Hospital and Medical Center

Gail H. Vance, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

Barbara Zehnbauer, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine



DISCLAIMER: AMP makes no guarantee or assurances that completion of its courses or participation in any educational activity will in any manner ensure a passing score on any certification examination or activity post-test, or achievement of certification status. The AMP Molecular Genetic Pathology review course is an educational program provided by the Association for Molecular Pathology, (AMP) and is not sponsored or endorsed by the American Board of Pathology (ABP) or the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG).