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PathPod Quiz Show: Comic Books to Anatomy!

PathPod Quiz Show: Comic Books to Anatomy!

June 25, 2020

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) as guests Dr. Kamran Mirza (@Kmirza), Dr. Michael Williams (@bluehatcomics85), and Cullen Lilley (@cullen_lilley), incoming M2 and co-founder of PathElective.com, play our games and attempt to win a limited edition PathPod clear ruler! Featured public domain music by The U.S. Army Blues 

Path Pod News Edition: Pandemic, Protests, and Wellness

Path Pod News Edition: Pandemic, Protests, and Wellness

June 25, 2020

In this episode of Path Pod News Edition, Dr. Meredith Pittman (@merepitt) talks with Dr. Carla Ellis (@theglasspusher) of Northwestern Medical Group about her role as the Director of Wellness, Diversity, and Inclusion as we live through a time of societal unrest. Dr. Ellis shares some of her tips for dealing with mental stressors, and we discuss the implications of racial inequities in medicine and beyond. The Chicago Tribune photograph referenced by Dr. Ellis can be found here: https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/heidi-stevens/ct-viz-white-coats-black-lives-photos-20200605-hz3ypvhar5hwnm6wquxwgvfeim-photogallery.html.

Featured public domain music: Loyalty Freak Music, I'M ON FIRE

Beyond the Scope: Cory Nash, Pathologists’ Assistant

Beyond the Scope: Cory Nash, Pathologists’ Assistant

June 25, 2020

In this episode of Beyond the Scope, Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza) talks to Cory Nash (@iplaywithorgans), a Pathologists' Assistant at University of Chicago Medicine and the famous handle behind #GPOW (gross photo of the week) about how social media is changing the face of our field, his experience with training residents, how COVID19 has impacted the autopsy protocol and whether TikTok is the next big thing for pathology and laboratory medicine! Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

PathPod Stories: Happy Father’s Day

PathPod Stories: Happy Father’s Day

June 19, 2020

In this episode, we celebrate Father’s Day with stories from pathologists and their Fathers. Dr. Kalisha Hill (@kalishahillmd), Chief Medical Officer at AMITA Health St. Mary's Hospital in Illinois, shares a conversation with her father Dr. Kim Williams, Chair of Cardiology at Rush University in Chicago. Dr. Celestine Trinidad (@celestrinmd), a pathologist in Metro Manila, Philippines shares how her father inspired her to go into medicine, and how the path veered from surgery to pathology. Dr. Michael Arnold (@MArnold_PedPath), Medical Director of Anatomic Pathology at Children’s Hospital of Colorado talks about his experiences as a father with his daughter Madelyn. Dr. Leilani Valdes(@LeilaniCLV), medical director for Regional Pathology Associates in Victoria, TX, shares her love of her father and the life lessons he imparted.

In between Our Father’s Day tribute, we will have trainees share how they became interested in pathology. We hear from Dr. Anas Saad (@AnasSaad94), a Research Fellow at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland Ohio, and Dr. Greta Evaristo (@gtevaristomd), 3rd year AP resident from McGill University, Montreal.

Featured public domain music: Loyalty Freak Music, Dirty shoes blues.

PathPod News Edition: Medicine and the LGBTQ2 Community with Miranda Schreiber

PathPod News Edition: Medicine and the LGBTQ2 Community with Miranda Schreiber

June 19, 2020

Dr. Meredith Pittman (@merepitt) talks with Miranda Schreiber (@mir3019), a researcher in the department of Postgraduate Medical Education at the University of Toronto, about the fraught history between Medicine and the LGBTQ2 community. We discuss the patient-centered LGBTQ2 curriculum for University of Toronto residents that has been introduced by Miranda and her colleagues, as well as the need for large, systemic change to address healthcare inequalities. Featured public domain music: Loyalty Freak Music, I'M ON FIRE

IHC Talk: Detecting COVID in Anatomic Pathology

IHC Talk: Detecting COVID in Anatomic Pathology

June 11, 2020

The chromogen siblings talk with Dr. Kevin Zeng, Senior Molecular Scientist at the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), about his recent publication in JCI Insight describing IHC and in situ hybridization methods for detecting SARS-CoV-2. Featured public domain music: Alpha Hydrae, Won't see it comin'.

PathPod News Edition: Breast Pathology in the Setting of Gender-Affirming Hormonal Therapy

PathPod News Edition: Breast Pathology in the Setting of Gender-Affirming Hormonal Therapy

June 11, 2020

In this episode, Dr. Meredith Pittman (@merepitt) talks with Dr. Jan Heng of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Dr. Vanda Torous (@VandaTorousMD) of Massachusetts General Hospital about breast pathology and pathophysiology in the setting of gender-affirming hormonal therapy for our transgender patients. Featured public domain music: Loyalty Freak Music, I'M ON FIRE

PathPod News Edition: Black Lives Matter

PathPod News Edition: Black Lives Matter

June 4, 2020

This week on PathPod News Edition we acknowledge the pain and injustice of racism.

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PathPod News Edition: COVID-19 impact on pregnancy and perinatal health

PathPod News Edition: COVID-19 impact on pregnancy and perinatal health

May 28, 2020

In this edition of PathPod News, our host Dr. Meredith Pittman (@MerePitt) speaks with Dr. Jeffery Goldstein (@JefferyAGoldst1) and Dr. Elisheva Shanes (@ElishevaShanes) of Northwestern Hospital Perinatal Pathology, and Dr. Malavika Prabhu of Weill-Cornell Maternal-Fetal Medicine about how COVID-19 impacts pregnancy and perinatal health. Featured public domain music: Loyalty Freak Music, I'M ON FIRE