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Beyond the Scope: Former New York City Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson

Beyond the Scope: Former New York City Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson

January 6, 2022
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology. On this episode, our host Dr. Nicole Jackson (@NicoleJacksonMD), an Associate Medical Examiner at the King County Medical Examiner's Office, speaks with Dr. Barbara Sampson, the first woman to lead the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. We'll hear their conversation about mentorship and leadership, as well as cutting edge techniques being used to identify decedents, find undiagnosed genetic diseases, track the opioid crisis, and manage the COVID-19 pandemic. What was it like to be in a New York City Medical Examiner on 9/11? How is the COVID-19 pandemic similar and different? What surprising public health discovery did Dr. Sampson play a role in as a Medical Examiner?
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
PathPod Quiz Show: Bears, KITTENS, and Pathology ABCs!

PathPod Quiz Show: Bears, KITTENS, and Pathology ABCs!

December 23, 2021

Test your pathology knowledge with our next Quiz Show! Join hosts Dr. Christina Arnold (@CArnold_GI), Dr. Mike Arnold (@MArnold_PedPath), Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza), and Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang). 

Our guests, Lauren Miller, (@LJMiller_MJ), fourth-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Brett Kurpiel, (@basophil_brett), PGY2 at  UVA Pathology, and Dr. Kossivi Dantey, Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine, play our games and attempt to win an exclusive PathPod clear ruler! 

What do you do when faced with a bear? Who can get KITTENS? And relearn your ABCs in pathology with us!

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

Around The Scope: Pathways for International Medical Graduates

Around The Scope: Pathways for International Medical Graduates

December 16, 2021

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

Today, we hear about the pathways for international medical graduates to become practicing US physicians. Our host, Dr. Mike Arnold (@MArnold_Pedpath) speaks with practicing pathologists about their personal and career journeys to the United States. We'll hear from Dr. Sonja Chen (@IslandJewelsena)of Nationwide Children's Hospital, Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza) of Loyola University, Dr. Archana Shenoy (@AShenoy_MD) of Nationwide Children's Hospital, and Dr. Sanam Loghavi (@sanamloghavi) of MD Anderson Cancer Center about how they decided to come to the US, and all of the steps in the application and visa processes that led them to their current positions.

 

Public domain music: Main Stem by US Army Blues

Beyond the Scope: Forensic Pathology with Dr. Heather Jarrell

Beyond the Scope: Forensic Pathology with Dr. Heather Jarrell

November 11, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology. On this episode, our host is Dr. Nicole Jackson (@NicoleJacksonMD), and Assistant Medical Examiner at the King County Medical Examiner's Office. We'll hear her conversation with Dr. Heather Jarrell, Chief Medical Examiner for the Office of the Medical Investigator in Albuquerque, New Mexico. What makes forensic pathology and neuropathology training different, and how do those careers differ? What can you do when you do both?
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Around the Scope: History of Pathology

Around the Scope: History of Pathology

November 4, 2021

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

Today, we hear about the History of Pathology. Our host, Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Marie Christine, Aubry, current president of the History of Pathology Society, Dr. Jim Wright, a professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Calgary, Dr. Susan Lester, pathologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Santo Nicosia, emeritus professor of pathology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, and Dr. Julie Lemmon, a private practice pathologist and a student in the history of medicine program through Hopkins.

How are medical museums related to medical education? What are the ethical challenges with anatomical collections? How does 3D printing relate to Phineas Gage? 

Do you know of a medical collection somewhere? Reach out to us!   

History of pathology society: https://hps.wisc.edu/   Twitter: @Histpathsoc

Recommended books and articles:

Guiding the Surgeon's Hand, by Juan Rosai: https://books.google.com/books/about/Guiding_the_Surgeon_s_Hand.html

Dorothy in a Man's World, by Peter Dawson: https://www.amazon.com/Dorothy-Mans-World-Victorian-Physicians/dp/1523749032

Bathsheba's Breast, by James Olson: https://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/title/bathshebas-breast

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Emperor_of_All_Maladies

The Great Influenza, by John Barry:
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/288950/the-great-influenza-by-john-m-barry/

Roses and Rosettes-the two sides of James Homer Wright, by Jim Wright: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7155993/

The Radicalization of Breast Cancer Surgery: Joseph Colt Bloodgood’s Role in William Stewart Halsted’s Legacy,, by Jim Wright: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29681553/

 

IHC Talk: Endometrial Precancer

IHC Talk: Endometrial Precancer

October 28, 2021

The chromogen siblings talk with Dr. Diego Castrillon of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas about precancerous lesions in the endometrium, and IHC biomarkers to identify these lesions described in his group's recent publication in the American Journal of Surgical Pathology: https://journals.lww.com/ajsp/Abstract/9000/Reliable_Identification_of_Endometrial_Precancers.97125.aspx

And hear about his interests outside of pathology, including his Spotify playlist of 80's New Wave music: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7HrLBxRVOY4nk2X7IRCEYj?si=1000a63760574749

Featured public domain music: Alpha Hydrae, Won't see it comin'.

 
 
Beyond the Scope: Pathology Informatics with Dr. Alexis Carter

Beyond the Scope: Pathology Informatics with Dr. Alexis Carter

October 7, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology.
On this episode, Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Alexis Carter (@PathByteChic). Dr. Carter is a Physician Informaticist in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and a Molecular Pathologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (@childrensatl). Dr. Carter is a former president of the Association for Pathology Informatics (@PathBytes).
How can informatics improve our practice and the care of patients? What are the challenges in integrating molecular results into electronic health records? What are "manels" and how can we help? Hear about all these questions and more!
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Beyond the Scope: Diversify in Path with Dr. Michael Williams

Beyond the Scope: Diversify in Path with Dr. Michael Williams

September 17, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology. On this episode, Dr. Mike Arnold (@MArnold_PedPath) speaks with Dr. Michael Williams (@bluehatcomics85), host of the Diversify in Path Podcast (@diversifyinPath) and a neuropathology fellow at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pathology (@UABPathology). What got Dr. Williams interested in starting a podcast? What has he learned from his experiences on social media? What advice does he have for mentors and trainees in pathology? 
 
Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
PathPod Quiz Show: French cheese, action movies, and ZooNOses!

PathPod Quiz Show: French cheese, action movies, and ZooNOses!

August 26, 2021

Test your pathology knowledge with our next Quiz Show! Join hosts Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) and Dr. Nicole Riddle (@NRiddleMD).  Our guests, Dr. Sue Chang (@SueChangMD), Clinical Assistant Professor and Chief of Anatomic Pathology at City of Hope, LA, Dr. Gagandeep Kaur (@Gagandeepk5MD), Chief Resident (PGY4) at Danbury Hospital in CT, and Dr. Thomas Denize (@AnotherPathres), postdoctoral fellow at Brigham and Women’s in Boston 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: Dr. Vikram Deshpande and Dr. Raul Gonzalez

Beyond The Scope: Dr. Vikram Deshpande and Dr. Raul Gonzalez

August 12, 2021

In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology. In this episode, hosts Dr. Lisa Zhang (@MLisaZhang) and Dr. Adam Booth (@ALBoothMD) speak with Dr. Vikram Deshpande (@Vik_deshpandeMD), Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a GI and Bone & Soft Tissue pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, and with Dr. Raul Gonzalez (@RaulSGonzalezMD), Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and GI Pathology Director at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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