24 December 2020: Weekly Roundup #30

This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com this week:

1. Welcome Jose Mantilla, M.D. to our Editorial Board

Congratulations to new Editorial Board member Jose Mantilla, M.D. Dr. Mantilla is an Acting Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Associate Program Director of the Surgical Pathology fellowship at the University of Washington in Seattle. He obtained his M.D. at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia), followed by a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at Montefiore Medical Center in New York and fellowships in Surgical Pathology and Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology at the University of Washington. He will oversee Bone and Soft tissue with Dr. Borislav A. Alexiev.

2. Dr. Pernick’s Curing Cancer Blog

Dr. Pernick’s next short essay in his “Curing Cancer” blog series can be read here. To cure adult cancers, he suggests emulating our success with curing cancer in children and young adults by using even larger numbers of combinations of treatments and enrolling more patients in clinical trials. Email comments or questions to NatPernick@gmail.com.

3. Secure Website

Our website is now secure. While this is not terribly significant since we don’t collect information from our website’s visitors, the “not secure” flags may be off-putting for some people. It took us 2 years to make the switch because we needed to inspect 40K+ images and links and correct them if they were associated with unsecure websites. We are working on a few pages that still may be unsecured so feel free to notify Dr. Pernick at Nat@PathologyOutlines.com if you have any follow-up questions or comments.

4. What’s New This Week

We have a new short video, This Week At PathologyOutlines.com, posted on our homepage and on our YouTube channel. We also have a text summary in the description box of the YouTube video if you are in a hurry.

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