The PathPod Podcast
Beyond the Scope: Pathologist Leadership and Photography with Dr. Kalisha Hill

Beyond the Scope: Pathologist Leadership and Photography with Dr. Kalisha Hill

June 16, 2022

In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology.

On this episode, host Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Kalisha Hill (@KalishaHillMD). Dr. Hill is regional chief medical officer for Ascension St Joseph Joliet and Ascension Saint Mary Kankakee, Medical director of pathology and laboratory services. Dr. Hill also serves on the board of governors for the College of American Pathologists, is the immediate past president of the Illinois Society of Pathologists and recipient of the CAP distinguished patient care award.
 
Why should pathologists take on leadership roles? How does seeing a teratoma influence your choice of career? What brings Dr. Hill a moment of peace in a busy day? Hear about all these questions and more!

 

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Around The Scope: Pathology in a Cyberattack

Around The Scope: Pathology in a Cyberattack

May 26, 2022

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

Today, we hear about the role of the laboratory and IT in navigating a cyberattack. Our host, Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Joanna Conant (@joconantmd), Dr. Andrew Goodwin (@ajgoodwiIV), Dr. Alexandra Kalof (@PathosDr), and Mr. John McConnell about the cyberattack at the University of Vermont. Hear their first-hand experiences, the procedures they adopted, and lessons learned.

For more from the UVM team on their experience, please read their two-part series in AJCP:

Anatomy of a Cyberattack: Part 1: Managing an Anatomic Pathology Laboratory During 25 Days of Downtime

Anatomy of a Cyberattack: Part 2: Managing a Clinical Pathology Laboratory During 25 Days of Downtime

Public domain music: Main Stem by US Army Blues

PathPod Turns Two!

PathPod Turns Two!

April 28, 2022

It's PathPod's Second Birthday Afternoon Tea! PathPod celebrates another year! Join Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza), Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang), Dr. Christina Arnold (@CArnold_GI), Dr. Mike Arnold (@MArnold_PedPath), Dr. Jerad Gardner (@JMGardnerMD), Dr. Sanam Loghavi (@sanamloghavi), Dr. Raul Gonzalez (@RaulSGonzalezMD), Dr. Nicole Riddle (@NRiddleMD) and Dr. Lisa Zhang (@MLisaZhang) as they share memories, their favorite parts of PathPod this past year, and look forward to the future! 

 

Featured public domain music: John Bartmann, Gameshow Brazz

Beyond the Scope: Thoracic Pathology and Powerlifting with Dr. Jennifer Sauter

Beyond the Scope: Thoracic Pathology and Powerlifting with Dr. Jennifer Sauter

April 14, 2022

In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology.

On this episode, host Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with Dr. Jennifer Sauter (@JL_Sauter). Dr. Sauter is an Assistant Attending Pathologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York with expertise in thoracic pathology and cytopathology. 
How does a new WHO book come together? What's new in thoracic pathology? How does a pathologist get to be a national record holder in powerlifting? Hear about all these questions and more!
 
Cover powerlifting photo credits:

@watts.squats and @usapowerlifting on IG

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue
Beyond the Scope: Dr. David Fajgenbaum, author of ”Chasing My Cure, A Doctor’s Race To Turn Hope Into Action”

Beyond the Scope: Dr. David Fajgenbaum, author of ”Chasing My Cure, A Doctor’s Race To Turn Hope Into Action”

March 10, 2022

In this episode of Beyond The Scope, our host, Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza) speaks with award-winning author, physician-scientist, Idiopathic Multicentric Castleman Disease Warrior, pathologist-admiring all-round badass, Dr. David Fajgenbaum (@DavidFajgenbaum), author of "Chasing My Cure, A Doctor’s Race To Turn Hope Into Action" - Learn more about David’s story; living life as if its in overtime; the silos in medicine and research; repurposing what we have already discovered; turning scientific hypotheses on their head; social media; and last but not least, pathologists. Get your copy of Chasing my Cure here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1524799610 and check out more at  www.ChasingMyCure.com

 

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

Beyond the Scope: Ace My Path/Ace The Boards

Beyond the Scope: Ace My Path/Ace The Boards

March 3, 2022

In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology. In this episode, our host Dr. Kamran Mirza (@KMirza) talks to Dr. Akanksha Gupta (@hemepath_doc), founder of the Ace My Path series of books and discussion groups, and some of her fantastic team members about the amazing success of the Ace The Boards books, how it all came about, and what's next for this creative team! The episode also features Dr. Nupur Sharma (@NupurSharmaMD), Dr. Brian Cox (@Dr_Brian_Cox), Dr. Rajeswari Jayakumar (@rajeswari52), Dr. Deepa Iyer Kotari (@DeepaIyerKotari), Dr. Swikrity Baskota (@Baskotacytopath), Dr. Priya Skaria (@PriyaSkariaMD), and Dr. Snehal Sonawane (@Snehalshankar).

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
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