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74th IAP Spring Slide Seminar 

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Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD Full Bio


Director Gastrointestinal, Hepatobiliary, and Pancreatic Pathology

Director, Gastrointestinal (GI) Pathology Fellowship Program

Department of Pathology and Immunology

Washington University, St. Louis, MO.

Seminar Topics:

  •  IBD neoplasia (post-SCENIC updates)
  •  Genetic testing and treatment relevant IHCs in GI malignancies
  • Pathology of fatty liver disease

Learning objectives:

1. Diagnose IBD-related neoplasia using a general approach in post-SCENIC era

2. Optimize the utilization of common and site-specific prognostic and predictive molecular tests and immunostains in GI malignancies in daily practice

3. Interpret liver biopsy with steatosis using histology clues and clinical context in daily practice

Raul S. Gonzalez, MD    Full Bio

Asssistant Professor

Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology Service

Co-Director of Anatomic Pathology Research

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Emory University

Seminar Topics:

  • Digestive Tract Neuroendocrine Neoplasia: What to Know in 2024
  • The Current Landscape of Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasms: More Clarity, or More Confusion?
  • Mesenchymal Lesions of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn new WHO updates about NETs of digestive system.

2. Learn new nomenclature, molecular findings and classification of appendiceal neoplasm.

3. Understand the common and uncommon entities in GI mesenchymal lesion and learn how to diagnose these tumors with morphology and ancillary tests.

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CME Accreditation

Attendees will receive a certificate after completing the course evaluation

Gap and Needs

Presentations by experts in the field with opportunity for discussion will advance knowledge and competence of the learners

*CME Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the College of American Pathologists and the Indiana Association of Pathologists. The College of American Pathologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

CME Designation

The College of American Pathologists designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement**

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by the IAP must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. Prior to the activity, all faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in an IAP-sponsored activity are required to disclose to attendees any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity. This information will be disclosed to the learners before the presentation verbally or in printed material.


The content of this accredited CE (CME) activity does not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the College of American Pathologists.

Note: While offering the CME credit hours listed in these pages, these activities are not intended to provide extensive training in a field.

Building Bridges

Physicians who are not pathologists may recognize that the learning opportunity of this seminar may help close a practice gap of their own. Non­-pathologist physicians are generally not eligible for membership with the IAP. However, we welcome these physicians and they may attend the meeting at the IAP member price. Please contact for registration with discount.

Indiana pathologists unsure of their membership status may contact the IAP office for assistance at

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Faculty Information

Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD

Dr. Liu received her MD from Beijing Medical University and her PhD from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed AP/CP residency training and gastrointestinal pathology fellowship training at University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Dr. Liu has authored more than 220 peer-reviewed publications and edited two books (one on IBD and one liver pathology). She authored many chapters for several other textbooks. She has lectured nationally and internationally on various GI, liver and pancreatic pathology topics.

Dr. Liu was the recipient of the Innovator Award for her work on systems pathology model for predicting recurrence of colon cancer, Cleveland Clinic, in 2013 and the recipient of the Superior Accomplishment Award from the College of Medicine at University of Florida in 2018. She was an Exemplary Teacher in the College of Medicine at University of Florida in 2019. She has established a monthly Missouri statewide interesting GI and liver cases sharing conference and a bi-annually GI and Liver Eminent Pathologists lecture series since she joined Washington University in 2021. She was the President of Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA) in 2022.


Raul S. Gonzalez, MD

Dr. Gonzalez received his MD from the Medical College of Georgia and completed AP/CP residency training at Emory University, followed by fellowships in surgical and gastrointestinal pathology at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Gonzalez has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and a textbook on liver pathology, as well as chapters for several other textbooks and numerous topics on Pathology Outlines, where he served as Editor in Chief. He has lectured nationally and internationally, including at USCAP and CAP annual meetings, and has given several lectures on the pathCast platform. He is the Chair of the CAP Surgical Pathology Committee, the Chair of the Education Committee for the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, a founding member of Virtual Pathology Grand Rounds, the Social Media Editor for Human Pathology, the Reviews Editor for Histopathology, and a member of the American Board of Pathology's Continuing Certification Advisory Committee.

Dr. Gonzalez maintains active Twitter and Facebook pages dedicated to educational pathology content and was the first winner of the #PathTweetAward. He was named one of the American Society for Clinical Pathology's 40 Under Forty in 2016, and one of the Emory Alumni Association's 40 Under Forty in 2018. In 2020, he won the Richard B. Cohen Award in recognition of excellence in teaching of anatomic pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In 2023, he won the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society's Jack Yardley Investigator Award.

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