Immunodeficiency & Virus Associated Lymphoproliferative Disorders: Approach, Challenges and Pitfalls
Wed, 03 Feb 2021


The patient population at risk for the development of lymphoma often due to viral infection particularly chronic as well as the patient groups with immune dysfunction that put them at risk.

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance in the WHO 2016 Classification of viruses associated with and required as diagnostic criteria for certain types of lymphoma.
  • Differentiating reactive from neoplastic lesions in immune-compromised patients; diagnoses of which lead to different management approaches.

A case-based approach using still images and digital slides, in conjunction with a PowerPoint presentation, will be employed in demonstrating the themes and objectives above.

Attendees will have the opportunity during the last half hour to share or discuss their own interesting cases with a similar theme with a focus on interactive discussion and practical aspects of knowledge translation.

Target Audience: Trainees and fellows in anatomic, general pathology, and hematopathology residency programs, as well as practicing pathologists.

CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Leader, Health Advocate, Scholar, Professional

Meet the Expert: Dr. Carlo Hojilla ("oh-HILL-ya") Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, University of Toronto

Dr. Hojilla trained in Anatomical Pathology with Fellowship training in Hematologic Pathology. Based at Mount Sinai and Markham-Stouffville Hospitals, his clinical practice involves Lymph Node and Hematologic Pathology as well as General Surgical Pathology. Dr. Hojilla is also actively involved in the University of Toronto Residency Training Program, being the Education lead for the Mount Sinai Hospital Training Site. He is most passionate about the application of technologies in education and education research, focusing on the integration of digital pathology with online learning and evaluation.

The CAP-ACP is proud to launch our robust Virtual Education Series (VES) and Long Course (LC) Scientific Program over the course of the 2021 calendar year.  This series is in lieu of the in-person conference.

Tuition for the entire educational program and all long courses is only $299 for members.

Affiliates (Associates, Corresponding, PAs and PGY) pay a reduced rate of $199 for the VES/LC combo or $150 for each long course.

Tuition gives you access to all recordings, all long courses and all live sessions. You can purchase the long courses individually if you wish for $150 each however it is a much better value to buy the entire package for the great value of $299 + tax.

We ask that you log into the member area to remit your membership dues to access the member tuition rate.

Keep an eye out for more details on our Essential Skills Series Tailored for PAs and Residents - Details to come.



All events will be recorded for playback access.  Users must register, and remit payment, for full access to the live, and recorded events, for the 2021 Virtual Education Series & Long Courses calendar.

Check out website for more details on the calendar of events, program descriptions, objectives, and no much more!

Accreditation: This series is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), and approved by the Canadian Association of Pathologists - Association canadienne des pathologistes (CAP-ACP).  You may claim a maximum of 70.0 hours (for the entire series).  (credits are automatically calculated).  

- last updated September 2020 -