Our 2016 Annual Meeting- Dr. Lizhi Zhang
First and foremost, I must thank all of our members and our friends who attended our annual dinner and reception on 3/13 and 3/14. You attendance made this meeting a very successful meeting. Some of you came with your spouse and children and some of you came a long way from your home across the Pacific Ocean. Your strong support speaks for this association. We were also honored to have Dr. Teh-Ying Chou, President of Taiwan Society of Pathology, to join us and give a short speech. We are looking forward to collaborate with our colleagues in Taiwan through the Taiwan Society of Pathology. Last but not the least, I would like to give special thanks to Dr. Yan Peng, our secretary, who organized the peer review process for our best abstract award and Dr. Kar-Ming Fung, our executive vice president, who organized the dinner and reception. Our best abstract award of 2016 went to Dr. Lin Cheng and Dr. Jen-Fan Hang. In addition, Dr. Xiuli Liu and Chia-Sui (Sunny) Kao have been elected treasure and treasure elect for our Association.
I hoped everyone of you had a wonderful evening and on behalf of the executive committee, I look forward to seeing you in the 2017 meeting in March 5th in San Antonio, Texas. (USCAP 2017 meeting)
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Our annual meeting is typically held as a side meeting in conjunction with the annual meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP).
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