Facilities & Resources


The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has a well-funded inflammatory bowel disease center and colorectal cancer center as well as active pancreatic and biliary disease, carcinoid/neuroendocrine tumor and liver transplant programs along with the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Medical Library contains 11,000 volumes and 400 print and online subscriptions, with library materials also available from UCLA Medical Center.


Gastrointestinal Pathology

Molecular and Cytogenetics

  • Atlas Genetics Oncology — The Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology — Search by disorder, chromosome abnormality or gene.
  • OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man) — A comprehensive, authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes that is freely available and updated daily.
  • Gene Tests — A medical genetics information resource.

Professional Societies

  • Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society
    This organization was developed as a mechanism for propagating interest in gastrointestinal pathology; for emphasizing the importance of gastrointestinal pathology as a sophisticated and complex area of pathology; for sharing information among members; for developing joint investigative efforts among members; and for establishing referral centers or referral mechanisms for specific types of case problems for devising a registry for unusual cases.
  • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
    North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) is a medical society established by healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing the field of neuroendocrine tumor disease management. Each year, NANETS brings physicians, researchers, allied healthcare providers and medical students together through its international symposia, regional medical conferences and publications focused on neuroendocrine research and education. The NANETS Annual Symposium is the largest professional meeting of physicians interested in neuroendocrine tumors in North America.
  • Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society
    This society was created to foster global excellence and collaboration in education, research and the clinical practice of pancreatobiliary pathology. Pathology trainees can compete for the best abstract award at the USCAP meeting and connect with colleagues with similar professional interests.
  • Laennec Liver Pathology Society
    This society organizes international meetings and hosts online cases for pathologists interested in diseases of the liver.
  • Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society
    The Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society was formed to disseminate and increase knowledge about the normal and disease liver and biliary tree, with special emphasis on the pathology. It also seeks to encourage further development of hepatopathology as a specialty. To this end, it has a companion meeting at the USCAP devoted to liver pathology topics and provides awards for best abstracts by trainees at this meeting.

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