The PathPod Podcast
Around The Scope: Cytopathology

Around The Scope: Cytopathology

June 10, 2021

In this series, PathPod gathers pathologists Around The Scope to discuss their work in depth.

Today, we hear from cytopathologists about the diverse areas of practice within the specialty. Our hosts, Dr. Sara Jiang of Duke Health (@Sara_Jiang) and Dr. Mike Arnold of Children's Hospital Colorado (@MArnold_PedPath) speak with Dr. Evita Henderson-Jackson (@EHJPathDiva) of Moffitt Cancer Center, Dr. Dan Kurtycz of the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Sinchita Roy Chowdhuri (@Sinchita_Roy) of MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Dr. Kartik Viswanathan (@doc_kartik), Cytopathology Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital.

What are the opportunities to see patients and do procedures in pathology? What changes are coming down the pipeline for cyto fellowship training? And we discuss Bethesda, Milan, and Paris! 

Professional organizations:
American Society for Cytopathology: https://cytopathology.org/

International Academy of Cytology: https://www.cytology-iac.org/

Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology: http://www.papsociety.org/

 

Public domain music: Main Stem by US Army Blues

Beyond the Scope: New Horizons for Pathology Boards and Pathology in Organized Medicine with Dr. Rebecca Johnson

Beyond the Scope: New Horizons for Pathology Boards and Pathology in Organized Medicine with Dr. Rebecca Johnson

May 20, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology.
What's new with Boards and Maintenance of Certification? Why should pathologists get involved in organized medicine? What does growing up on a farm have to do with an interest in medicine?
On this episode, Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Rebecca Johnson, Chief Executive Officer for the American Board of Pathology (@TheABPath), and a former Trustee, Treasurer, and President of the ABPath. Prior to her position with the ABPath, Dr. Johnson was Chair of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Residency Program Director at Berkshire Health Systems, in Pittsfield, MA from 1992-2012. She is a past member and chair of the ACGME Pathology Residency Review Committee. She has been a delegate to the AMA for over twenty years and served as Past Chair of the Pathology Section Council. She serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Board of Medical Specialties and on their Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Dr. Johnson has received numerous awards including the College of American Pathologists’ Distinguished Service Award, President’s Honors, Outstanding Communicator Award, and Certificate of Meritorious Achievement. 
For all the latest news on the ABP, visit https://www.abpath.org/
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Happy Birthday PathPod!

Happy Birthday PathPod!

April 30, 2021

The PathPod Team comes together to share stories of the first year of PathPod! Listen and laugh along with Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza), Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang), Dr. Christina Arnold (@CArnold_GI), Dr. Mike Arnold (@MArnold_PedPath), Dr. Andrew Bellizzi (@IHC_guy), Dr. Jerad Gardner (@JMGardnerMD), Cullen Lilley (@cullen_lilley), Dr. Sanam Loghavi (@sanamloghavi), Dr. Adam Booth (@ALBoothMD), and Dr. Lisa Zhang (@MLisaZhang) as they kick off a new season of PathPod with a look back at the first season of PathPod and the last year.

 

Featured public domain music: John Bartmann, Gameshow Brazz

Beyond the Scope: Leadership during COVID and The Art of Parasitology with Dr. Bobbi Pritt

Beyond the Scope: Leadership during COVID and The Art of Parasitology with Dr. Bobbi Pritt

April 15, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology.
What lessons can be taken from leading the microbiology lab in a pandemic? What is it like receiving specimens that are still moving? How could a reduviid bug help with stress relief?
On this episode, Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Bobbi Pritt (@ParasiteGal). Dr. Pritt is the Chair, Division of Clinical Microbiology at Mayo Clinic, Past-president of the Binford-Dammin Society of Infectious Disease Pathologists, and recipient of numerous awards including the 2020 Distinguished Patient Care Award, and the 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of American Pathologists. She is the creator of the lauded “CREEPY DREADFUL WONDERFUL PARASITES” blog where she has been posting educational parasite cases of the week since 2007: https://parasitewonders.blogspot.com/.
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Beyond the Scope: Art in Pathology with Dr. Marilyn Bui and Dr. Leonie Schon

Beyond the Scope: Art in Pathology with Dr. Marilyn Bui and Dr. Leonie Schon

March 25, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about topics beyond microscopic diagnosis. In this episode, host Dr. Kamran Mirza (@kmirza) speaks to Drs. Marilyn Bui (@DrBuiPathology) and Leonie Schon (@lamellipodium) about art in pathology - how it is the great connector, between us and our patients, and each other, and how it brings our shared artistic vision to a different platform. Find out more about Dr. Bui's book, the Healing Art of Pathology and peruse Dr. Schon's amazing art at lamellipodium-art.com.
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
IHC Talk: Hemepath with Kamran Mirza

IHC Talk: Hemepath with Kamran Mirza

March 18, 2021

The chromogen siblings talk with Dr. KamranMirza (@KMirza) of Loyola University about all things Hemepath! Featured public domain music: Alpha Hydrae, Won't see it comin'.

 
 
Beyond the Scope: Ruta Gupta and Catriona McKenzie

Beyond the Scope: Ruta Gupta and Catriona McKenzie

March 11, 2021

Are you ready to hear the cure of "Pathology Princess Syndrome?" and to finally be able to prove, with statistical significance, that pathology is not necessarily the specialty for introverts? Well, then this episode of Beyond The Scope, special 'down under' edition is for you! Kamran Mirza (@kmirza) talks to Australian pathologists Ruta Gupta (@GuptaRuta) and Catriona McKenzie (@CatrionaMckenz5) about the common issues to the pathology pipeline, the amazing efforts that the RCPA is doing to mitigate these problems, and their common work with the International Collaborative of Pathologists (@IPathC)

 

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

PathPod Quiz Show: From Groundhogs to Soaring Heights!

PathPod Quiz Show: From Groundhogs to Soaring Heights!

February 25, 2021

Test your pathology knowledge with our next Quiz Show! Join hosts Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) and Dr. Christina Arnold (@CArnold_GI) with co-host Dr. Michael Arnold (@MArnold_PedPath).  Our guests, Dr. Dan Babu (@DanBabuMD), Hematopathologist and Associate Program Director at the University of New Mexico, Dr. Shannon May (@SMayMD), first year pathology resident at the University of Virginia, and aspiring pathologist Dr. Syeda Qasim (@syeda_qasim) play our games and attempt to win an exclusive PathPod clear ruler! 

Featured public domain music by The U.S. Army Blues

Beyond the Scope: Lauren Miller and Cullen Lilley

Beyond the Scope: Lauren Miller and Cullen Lilley

February 18, 2021
In this episode of BTS, Kamran Mirza (@kmirza) speaks to superstar medical students Lauren Miller (@LJMiller_MJ) and Cullen Lilley (@Cullen_Lilley) about their path to pathology, views on the pathology pipeline, value of social media in their professional impact and influence, and how to overcome the obstacles that impede medical students from appropriately considering pathology as a career in medicine. Be warned! these up-and-coming young leaders in pathology will have you convinced that pathology is the best career choice in medicine. The future is bright!
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Beyond the Scope: Matthew Clarke and Angharad Davies

Beyond the Scope: Matthew Clarke and Angharad Davies

February 11, 2021

From unique pathology-pipeline events and 'tiny test, huge impact' essays, to a 100% placement rate for histopathology trainees last year. Join Dr. Kamran Mirza (Twitter: @kmirza) as he talks to the exceptional pathologists Dr. Matthew Clarke (Twitter: @PathologyHouseand Dr. Angharad Davies (Twitter: @swanseabug) about the challenges, opportunities, and successes of pathology pipeline education and initiatives across the pond. Check out the winning RCPath essays referenced in the episode here: https://www.rcpath.org/discover-pathology/competitions/essay-competitions.html

 

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

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