Course Information

Course Outline:

The Banff Pathology Course is a collaborative effort of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Calgary and the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, University of Alberta to provide a continuing medical education activity for residents in training and practicing pathologists.

The focus for 2014 is Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology and will provide a forum for sharing information on current practice diagnostic methods and updating knowledge in emerging areas of GI/Liver Pathology.

Course Objectives:

The objectives of the course are to enable participants (practicing pathologists and residents-in-training) to:

  • Review common topics in the practice of gastrointestinal/liver pathology
  • Update knowledge with newer concepts and classifications in gastrointestinal/liver pathology
  • Interact with experts and hone practical diagnostic approaches to gastrointestinal/liver pathology


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This program has been reviewed and approved by the office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary. Participants may claim up to a maximum of 15 hours of study credits.

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education of the United States (ACCME) maintains a reciprocity relationship with the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS) which the American Medical Association (AMA) recognizes for the purpose of allowing Canadian medical schools the ability to certify activities for AMA PRA category 1 credit and to award such credit to eligible physicians.

Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act:

The registration information is collected under the authority of the "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act".  The information you provide is required to register you in the course, prepare material for your use and will be used to notify you of other courses or pertinent information.  Financial information is used to process applicable fees and is retained for future reference.  If you have questions about the collection or use of this information, please call Carol Burrows at 403-770-3569.