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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

Beyond the Scope: Donald Karcher and Adam Booth

Beyond the Scope: Donald Karcher and Adam Booth

February 4, 2021

In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about issues beyond microscopic diagnosis. In this episode, host Dr. Kamran Mirza (@kmirza) speaks to Drs. Donald Karcher (@DonKarcherMD) and Adam Booth (@ALBoothMD) about the pathology pipeline, what factors influence medical student's decision for or against pathology, what steps we should be taking to change the perception about pathology as a career, how national pathology organizations can help, and more! 

 

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

Beyond the Scope: Gary Procop, COVID-19 and Infectious Disease Pathology

Beyond the Scope: Gary Procop, COVID-19 and Infectious Disease Pathology

January 21, 2021
In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about issues beyond microscopic diagnosis. In this episode, hosts Dr. Kamran Mirza (@kmirza) and Cullen Lilley (@Cullen_Lilley) speak to Dr. Gary Procop about his work in COVID-19 testing, his role in a strategy for national testing, the importance of involving pathology and laboratory medicine representation in health policy, his vision for the American Board of Pathology (@TheABPath) as the new incoming CEO, and more!
 

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

 
 
Around The Scope: Pediatric Pathology

Around The Scope: Pediatric Pathology

January 7, 2021

In this series, PathPod gathers pathologists Around The Scope to discuss their work in depth. Today, we hear from pediatric pathologists about the diverse areas of practice within the specialty. Our host, Dr. Mike Arnold of Children's Hospital Colorado (@MArnold_PedPath) speaks with Dr. Charles Timmons, Professor of Pathology and Pathologyp  Residency Program Director at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Dr. Irene Castaneda-Sanchez, Medical Director of Pathology at Cook Children's Hospital; Dr. Jennifer Black, Chair of Pediatric Pathology and Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Director at Children's Hospital Colorado; Dr. Cristina Pacheco, Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Washington, and Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Director at Seattle Children's Hospital; and Dr. Beverly Rogers, Chief of Pathology at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

Did you know that the two-hit hypothesis and the one gene, one protein model have their roots in pediatric pathology? Learn about this and all the fields that involve pediatric pathologists across anatomic and clinical pathology.

 

Professional organizations:
Society for Pediatric Pathology: https://www.spponline.org/

Paediatric Pathology Society: https://www.paedpath.org/

International Paediatric Pathology Association: https://www.ippa-association.com/

Children's Oncology Group: https://childrensoncologygroup.org/

 

Public domain music: Main Stem by US Army Blues

 

A 2020 Message from PathPod

A 2020 Message from PathPod

December 18, 2020

Thank you to everyone who listened or contributed to #PathPod! Your enthusiasm, expertise, and humor have made this podcast possible. Thank you for your stories and insights - please keep them coming! 

See you in 2021!

 

Public domain music: US Marine Band

PathPod Quiz Show: Holiday Edition!

PathPod Quiz Show: Holiday Edition!

December 10, 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).  Our guests, Dr. Nicole Riddle (@NRiddleMD), Pathologist at Ruffolo, Hooper, and Associates and Assoc. Prof. & Assoc. Residency Program Director at USF, Kartik Viswanathan (@Doc_Kartik), cytopath fellow at MGH, and aspiring pathologist Tung Nguyen (@TungPath) 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: Laura Lamps and Rondell Graham

Beyond the Scope: Laura Lamps and Rondell Graham

December 3, 2020

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. Laura Lamps, Director of GI Pathology at the University of Michigan (@UMichPath) and United States and Canadian Academy (@TheUSCAP) President Elect, and Dr. Rondell Graham (@rondell_graham), Director of GI and Liver Pathology at Mayo Clinic. What do they do outside of their academic careers? How did they form a mentoring relationship? What makes a good mentor? How do they balance their careers and families? Hear all this and more!

Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

Beyond the Scope: Britt-Marie Ljung

Beyond the Scope: Britt-Marie Ljung

November 19, 2020

In this segment, Beyond the Scope, we speak to pathologists about their pursuits and interests in and outside of pathology. What has changed about FNA over the years? What are Dr. Ljung's tips and techniques to optimize FNA samples? Why would anyone jump out of a perfectly good plane? On this episode, Dr. Sara Jiang (@Sara_Jiang) speaks with cytopathologist and legend in the field of Fine-Needle Aspiration biopsy, Dr. Britt-Marie Ljung (@LjungMD), Professor Emerita at the University of California in San Francisco and winner of (among many other honors) the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology. Featured public domain music: US Army Blues, BugaBlue

 

Dr. Ljung's Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy (FNA) Techniques:

 

2018 Video Series, from the USCAP:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaWBzZZDQvpecETKjD7_gupwB34tlcOWZ

 

1990 Video Series, from the Papanicolaou Society for Cytopathology:

https://www.papsociety.org/fna-techniques/

IHC Talk: Getting on Track with NTRK

IHC Talk: Getting on Track with NTRK

November 12, 2020

The chromogen siblings (@sanamloghavi, @MArnold_PedPath, and @IHC_guy) are back to chat with Dr. Jaclyn Hechtman (@JackieHechtman) of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (@sloan_kettering) and Dr. Jessica Davis of Oregon Health and Science University (@OHSUSOM) about their careers, research, molecular pathology, and the unfolding story of NTRK fusions in cancer.

Check out our guests' recent papers in Modern Pathology (@ModernPathology) and The American Journal of Surgical Pathology (@AJSPjournal):

NTRK fusion detection across multiple assays and 33,997 cases: diagnostic implications and pitfalls

Expanding the Spectrum of Pediatric NTRK-rearranged Mesenchymal Tumors

 

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

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