24 September 2021: Weekly Roundup #65


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. CAP 2021

Visit us at CAP ’21 this Sunday to Tuesday, Booth #214.

2. New Editorial Board Member for Pancreas Pathology

Dr. Wei Chen was appointed to our Editorial Board for Pancreas Pathology. Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Pathology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. She obtained her M.D. at Peking University Health Science Center in Beijing, China. After earning a Ph.D. at Oregon State University in Corvallis, she completed a Pathology residency and a GI/Liver Pathology fellowship at The Ohio State University. Dr. Chen’s research focuses on pancreaticobiliary / liver pathology, Lynch syndrome and computer aided diagnostics.

3. Focus Groups

Are you interested in participating in industry focus groups, typically with an honorarium? Sign up for our Directory at https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/directorysignup.html and answer “Y” for the focus group question. Also, all who register for the Directory by October 31, 2021 are entered into our drawing for $50 and $100 gift cards.

4. What’s New in Pathology Newsletter

Our next What’s New in Pathology newsletter is on Molecular Pathology. Sign up to receive it at https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/subscribe.html.

5. Case of the Month #507

Case #507 was posted on September 16. You can sign up for our monthly case newsletters and more at https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/subscribe.html.

17 September 2021: Weekly Roundup #64


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. New Editorial Board Member for Hematopathology

Dr. Alexa Siddon was appointed to our Editorial Board for Hematopathology. Dr. Siddon is an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Yale University School of Medicine. She is a hematopathologist, as well as the Medical Director for the Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Associate Director of Flow Cytometry, Associate Director of Hematology and the Hematopathology Fellowship Director. She obtained her M.D. at the State University of New York Upstate Medical University and then completed her AP/CP residency and Pathology Fellowship at Yale, where she has been practicing since.

2. Worldwide Directory of Pathologists Leaders

The current leaders for Directory signups as of September 15 are: Emory (26), MD Anderson (15), Northwestern (11), Ohio State, University of Florida, University of Michigan, University of Rochester (9), Harvard, University of Chicago (8), Mayo Clinic (7)

Make sure you’ve signed up for our directory here so that pathologists can find out more about you. Your PathOut webpage will remain stable even as your career changes. We suggest you also add this webpage to your email signature.

3. Top Topics on PathologyOutlines.com

We have updated the Top 150 Topics for the first half of 2021 on our Statistics page (also in the header or footer). The top 10 are:

4. Pathology Job Market

See Dr. Pernick’s comments on the Pathologist job market here.

5. Jobs Page

Currently, Jobs filtered for a subspecialty are sorted by location, as opposed to date posted. Which do you prefer? Email Nat@PathologyOutlines.com.

14 September 2021: Pandemic Relief Music Award – September Winner

PathologyOutlines.com celebrated 20 years of operation in August 2021 and wants to give back to some of those suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. For 2021, we will be promoting select classical and jazz musicians each month on our website and with a cash stipend. Recipients of this award will be posted each month and will remain visible on the website throughout the year.


The September Recipient for this award is Em and Em Duo.

Em & Em

Em & Em is an acoustic duo that performs a large variety of styles including jazz, folk and pop. Emilio and Emma met during their undergrad at Cal State Long Beach. Since forming Em & Em Duo in 2016, they’ve performed at many venues around Los Angeles and Orange County. They released their first acoustic album of originals, “Take Our Time,” in 2019 and released their second album, “You Are,” with a full band in May of 2021. They believe in playing and writing music that moves them, and sending a message of strong community relationships. 

The last year has brought a lot of change for both of them with Emma moving to Michigan to start a graduate degree in jazz voice at Western Michigan University, and Emilio starting a family in LA. They continue to compose and collaborate together from across the country, including their 2021 album that was recorded and produced completely remotely. 

In order to apply for a pandemic relief music award:

  1. The musician / ensemble must be based in the United States of America or Canada.
  2. The musician / ensemble must provide a media sample.
  3. The musician / ensemble must have a website or Facebook page that can be linked to.
  4. The musician / ensemble must have at least 2 or more audio / video recordings available via audio CD, online playlist, etc.

More information about the award, including application information, can be found on our website.

10 September 2021: Weekly Roundup #63


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. Worldwide Directory of Pathologists

Giving a talk? Writing a paper or abstract? Running for a pathology office? Want to get better known among your peers? Make sure you have signed up for our Directory of Pathologists here so that pathologists can find out more about you. Your PathOut webpage will remain stable even as your career changes. We suggest you also add this webpage to your email signature.

The current leaders for Directory signups are Emory (26), MD Anderson, Northwestern (10), Ohio State, University of Rochester (9), Harvard Medical School, University of Chicago, University of Florida, University of Michigan (8), Mayo Clinic (7).

2. Top Stains / CD Markers Topics

We have updated the Top Stains / CD markers topics for the first half of 2021 on our Statistics page (also in the header or footer). The top 10 are:

  1. CK7 (36,842 views)
  2. PAX8 (32,896)
  3. GATA3 (32,233)
  4. CD10 (22,834)
  5. S100 (21,822)
  6. p16 (19,479)
  7. CD34 (18,987)
  8. CD117 (18,372)
  9. TTF1 (17,849)
  10. BCL2 (17,552)

3. Pathology Job Market

See Dr. Pernick’s comments on the Pathologist job market here.

4. Strategic Plan – Agree?

Claim: It is important to have a strategic plan to substantially reduce annual US cancer deaths, even if we don’t know precisely how to do this. What do you think? Agree or disagree, and tell us why at Nat@PathologyOutlines.com.

3 September 2021: Weekly Roundup #62


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. Q2 2021 Promotional Email Contest Winner

Dr. Abubakar Yaro from Africa Health Research Organization (UK) in Glasgow, Scotland has won the Q2 2021 PathologyOutlines.com Promotional Email Contest! For simply opening up PathologyOutlines.com promotional emails, Dr. Yaro has won a $100 Amazon gift card.

If you’d like a chance at winning, click here for sign up information and terms.

2. Worldwide Directory of Pathologists Contest

To celebrate PathologyOutlines.com’s 20th anniversary and as an additional service to the pathology community, we created a Worldwide Directory of Pathologists. We have reached more than 600 entries and would like to invite every pathologist to sign up and tell us (and fellow colleagues) their favorite image, words of wisdom, fun facts and other interesting information about themselves.

To make this even more exciting, we are announcing a drawing with one $100 prize and five $50 prizes (Amazon or Starbucks gift cards) for joining by October 31, 2021. You can enter by signing up via our survey. Winners will be chosen at random.

Here are the current leaders for our Worldwide Directory of Pathologists signups:

  1. Emory University School of Medicine (14)
  2. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (10)
  3. University of Rochester Medical Center & Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (9)
  4. Harvard Medical School (8)
  5. University of Chicago (7)

3. Total Users of PathologyOutlines.com by U.S. State

We have updated the Total Users by U.S. State for the first half of 2021 on our Statistics page (also in the Header or Footer). The top 10 are:

  1. California (85,692 users)
  2. New York (64,112)
  3. Texas (58,286)
  4. Florida (48,692)
  5. Pennsylvania (36,680)
  6. Illinois (34,459)
  7. Massachusetts (31,146)
  8. Ohio (30,093)
  9. Virginia (29,735)
  10. Michigan (24,473)

4. Upcoming Pathology Conferences

The number of pathology conferences is on the upswing. Visit our Conferences page to see what conferences are going forward.

5. Jobs Record

As of 1 September 2021, we again have record job advertising with 637 job ads currently posted. As always, thank you to all of our advertisers for continued support.

27 August 2021: Weekly Roundup #61


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. New Editorial Board Member for Dermatopathology

Dr. Jonathan Ho was appointed to our Editorial Board for Dermatopathology. Dr. Ho is a Lecturer of Pathology and Dermatology at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. He obtained his M.B.B.S. at The University of the West Indies, going on to train in Dermatology in the International Graduate Training Program at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center. He subsequently completed a two year fellowship in Dermatopathology, also at Boston University. He holds a D.Sc. in Dermatology and is ICDP-UEMS board certified in Dermatopathology. He returned to Jamaica and serves as the Director of Dermatopathology and the Co-Director of the Dermatology Residency Program at the University of the West Indies. 

2. Total Users of PathologyOutlines.com by Country

We have updated the Total Users by Country for the first half of 2021 on our Statistics page (also in the Header or Footer). The top 10 are:

  1. United States (766,584 users)
  2. India (349,995)
  3. United Kingdom (112,365)
  4. Philippines (99,547)
  5. Canada (61,533)
  6. Australia (58,260)
  7. Malaysia (42,667)
  8. Brazil (40,794)
  9. Turkey (40,397)
  10. Indonesia (38,273)

3. Books Posted in August

The following books were posted to our books database in August 2021:

4. Detroit College Promise

PathologyOutlines.com sponsors a scholarship program called The Detroit College Promise for Detroit Public School students, and they recently held its annual reception. As the Founder, Dr. Pernick gave a 2 minute talk about his purpose in life in the hope that it would be useful to them. View the talk on Youtube.

20 August 2021: Weekly Roundup #60


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. Worldwide Directory of Pathologists Contest

To celebrate PathologyOutlines.com’s 20th anniversary and as an additional service to the pathology community, we created a Worldwide Directory of Pathologists. We have reached 500 entries and would like to invite every pathologist to sign up and tell us (and fellow colleagues) their favorite image, words of wisdom, fun facts and other interesting information about themselves.

To make this even more exciting, we are announcing a drawing with one $100 prize and five $50 prizes (Amazon or Starbucks gift cards) for joining by October 31, 2021. You can enter by signing up via our survey. Winners will be chosen at random.

2. New Directory Sorting Option

We have a new Directory sorting option: Favorite Images By Subspecialty

3. Case of the Month #506

Case #506 was posted on August 19. You can sign up for our monthly case newsletters and more here.

4. Detroit College Promise

Dr. Pernick and PathologyOutlines.com are proud to have started the Detroit College Promise scholarship program for Detroit Public Schools’ students, which is now managed by the DPS Foundation.

Earlier this month, the DPS Foundation awarded scholarships to 52 hardworking, deserving DPS graduates. A special thanks to donors for their unwavering support, making possible awards of $1,000 – $2,500. The ceremony was hosted at Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School. Family members attended in person and virtually. Ms. India Flournoy, a 2019 Detroit College Promise recipient currently at Oakland University, brought words of encouragement.

Students are attending Michigan colleges, universities and community colleges, as well as Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  We are extremely proud of these young people who persevered during a year of uncertainty and disruption.

To support next year’s graduates, please donate at https://www.classy.org/campaign/detroit-college-promise/c256730.

Click here for the Scholarship Awards Program and Pledge.

5. Link Checking

PathologyOutlines.com is starting another round of link checking all of our textbook chapters. If you find a broken link that we missed, please email us at CommentsPathout@gmail.com.

13 August 2021: Weekly Roundup #59


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. New Editorial Board Member for Bone and Soft Tissue

Nasir Ud Din, M.B.B.S.

Dr. Nasir Ud Din was appointed to our Editorial Board for Bone and Soft Tissue. Dr. Ud Din is an Associate Professor of Pathology at Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan. He obtained his M.B.B.S. at Nishtar Medical University in Multan, Pakistan. He completed a residency in pathology at Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Lahore, Pakistan. He subsequently did clinical attachments in soft tissue and bone at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Ud Din has published more than 100 papers in national and international journals and co-authored several book chapters.

2. Jobs Record

Last Friday, August 6, we hit an all time high of 600 jobs posted. As always, thank you to our advertisers for helping us achieve this milestone!

3. What’s New in Gynecologic Pathology

Our next What’s New in Gynecologic Pathology e-newsletter is almost ready to send out. Sign up here to get it directly into your inbox. See the last edition here.

4. 20 Years of PathologyOutlines.com

It’s been 20 years since Dr. Pernick started PathologyOutlines.com by writing about thyroid disorders while at a family camp in upper Michigan. Email us your memories in text or video to CommentsPathout@gmail.com.

6 August 2021: Weekly Roundup #58


This is what’s new on PathologyOutlines.com:

1. View Prior Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences Pages

We have now posted versions of the Jobs, Fellowships and Conferences pages as of August 2, 2021. If you need to look up a prior ad, we maintain these files as of the first of each month (or close to it). See files below:

As of August 2, 2021: JobsFellowshipsConferences 

The format is the name of the file, plus yyyymm, where yyyy is the year and mm is the month.  So, for example, jobs posted as of August 2, 2021 are at https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/jobs202108.html.

Please contact us with any questions via email at CommentsPathOut@gmail.com.

2. Match the Fun Fact to the Pathologist

Click the link next to the fact to see who said it.

Jose G. Mantilla, M.D.
Genevieve M. Crane, M.D., Ph.D.
Roberto N. Miranda, M.D.
  • Pathology was my least favorite course in medical school, the one I got the lowest grade of all my courses (click for answer)
  • I love body horror movies and macro photography of arthropods (perhaps those things have something in common) (click for answer)
  • I love to ice skate (click for answer)

3. Highlights from the Worldwide Directory of Pathologists

To get your own directory entry, please take our survey – this only takes about 5 minutes.

Words of Wisdom of the Week:

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” (Courtesy of Gulisa Turashvili, M.D., Ph.D.)

Directory Images of the Week:

Papillary thyroid carcinoma with psammoma body in a lymphovascular space (Courtesy of Bin Xu, M.D., Ph.D.)

Lobular breast cancer (Courtesy of Christian M. Schürch, M.D., Ph.D.)

Ovarian clear cell borderline tumor (Courtesy of Gulisa Turashvili, M.D., Ph.D.)

3 August 2021: Pandemic Relief Music Award – August Winner

PathologyOutlines.com will celebrate 20 years of operation in August 2021 and wants to give back to some of those suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic. For 2021, we will be promoting select classical and jazz musicians each month on our website and with a cash stipend. Recipients of this award will be posted each month and will remain visible on the website throughout the year.


The August Recipient for this award is Jane K (Evgeniya Kozhevnikova).

Jane K

Jane K (Evgeniya Kozhevnikova) is a composer, pianist, and educator. Her works have been performed at regional, national and international level music events. She has been working as a composer and a musician in theatres, performing original music with her jazz band and teaching piano. Jane composes in various styles and genres, from classical to jazz and tango, tastefully blending them. In 2020, she released a jazz-tango album Tango Avenue with her original works. 

Jane holds her master’s degree in Music Composition from Western Michigan University (WMU). She is currently finishing her second master’s degree in Jazz Performance at WMU. 

In order to apply for a pandemic relief music award:

  1. The musician / ensemble must be based in the United States of America or Canada.
  2. The musician / ensemble must provide a media sample.
  3. The musician / ensemble must have a website or Facebook page that can be linked to.
  4. The musician / ensemble must have at least 2 or more audio / video recordings available via audio CD, online playlist, etc.

More information about the award, including application information, can be found on our website.