Digital Pathology New

4.75 CME Credits

6 February, 2020
Bangkok Room, Za'abeel 3, Dubai World Trade Centre

With pathology playing a central role in the process of disease detection and diagnosis, and most tissue-based diagnoses being administered through an analysis with a microscope, digital pathology is increasingly becoming more important in the lab. Using digital pathology solutions have demonstrated the ability to streamline workflow, increase efficiency and decrease time for diagnosis.

With the continuous change in the healthcare industry towards better care and performance, pathology is also changing with the advent of new technologies. Come and attend the new one-day Digital Pathology Conference to learn about the latest trends in pathology with automatization and digitization.

Key topics:

  • Digital pathology, exploring the scope and application 
  • Advances in image quality and scanning speed 
  • Applications of artificial intelligence 
  • Workflow issues and integration

Benefits of attending:

  • Understand the benefits associated with the implementation of digital pathology
  • Analyse how digital pathology aids in workflow issues
  • Discuss the incorporation of artificial intelligence in the lab
  • Evaluate how to improve WSI (whole slide imaging) workflow efficiency 


Dr Aaron Han, Consultant Pathologist and Director of Haematology and Flow Cytometry, American Hospital Dubai, Vice President, Emirates Pathology Society, Dubai, UAE

Activity director:

Dr Fadi W. Abdul-Karim, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lerner School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Speaker Faculty:

Dr Ayoub Nahal, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist & Cytopathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Christina Sochacki, Senior Associate, Healthcare Practice Group, Tamimi, Dubai, UAE

Dr Douglas Hartman, Associate Professor of Pathology,Associate Director, Pathology Informatics Division, Director, Image Analysis Laboratory, UPMC, Pittsburgh, USA

Dr Eric Glassy, Board of Governor and Trustee, College of American Pathologists; Director of Pathology, Providence Little Company, Mary Medical Center; Past President, Digital Pathology Association, Los Angeles, California, USA

Professor Dr. med. Hermann Herbst, Director, Vivantes Fachbereich Pathologie, Standort: Klinikum Neukolln Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Dr Mohamed Salama, Medical Director, Mayo Laboratories, Professor, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Haematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Professor Nasir Rajpoot, Turing Fellow, Director, Tissue Image Analytic Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Professor Ritu Lakhtakia, Professor – Pathology, College of Medicine, MBRU, Dubai, UAE Dr Thomas Boillat, Assistant Professor – Healthcare Innovation and Technologies, College of Medicine, MBRU, Dubai, UAE