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.

22 September 2021: Pathologists’ Directory Highlights

If you are a pathologist, your colleagues will soon be looking you up regularly on our new Worldwide Directory of Pathologists because they saw your name connected with a surgical pathology report, a topic on our website, a paper, a talk, a committee or otherwise. If you have not yet signed up for the Directory, please click here and fill out our short survey to do so. If you’ve already signed up, please spread the word to your colleagues who have not signed up. Email Dr. Pernick at Nat@PathologyOutlines.com with any questions.

This week we are highlighting image contributions of pathologists from Northwestern University, in the Directory and otherwise.

Words of Wisdom

My mentor in residency (Dr. KarMing Fung) told me to remember these rules when I want to make a diagnosis: 1. Trust no one. 2. Find the killer. 3. Learn from others’ mistakes. (Courtesy of Sepideh Nikki Asadbeigi, M.D.)

Images

Brain – Chordoid glioma (Courtesy of Daniel J. Brat, M.D., Ph.D.)

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.

15 September 2021: Pathologists’ Directory Highlights

If you are a pathologist, your colleagues will soon be looking you up regularly on our new Worldwide Directory of Pathologists because they saw your name connected with a surgical pathology report, a topic on our website, a paper, a talk, a committee or otherwise. If you have not yet signed up for the Directory, please click here and fill out our short survey to do so. If you’ve already signed up, please spread the word to your colleagues who have not signed up. Email Dr. Pernick at Nat@PathologyOutlines.com with any questions.

This week we are highlighting image contributions of our Breast Pathology Deputy Editor and Editorial Board members, in the Directory and otherwise.

Favorite Images

Breast perilobular hemangioma (bird) (Courtesy of Julie M. Jorns, M.D.)

Benign breast duct (Courtesy of Kristen E. Muller, D.O.)

PDL1 SP142: positive (IC: 5%), expression observed in both immune cell (lower right) and tumor cell component (upper left). Immune cell staining is punctate and granular. Tumor cell staining pattern is linear, circumferential.(Courtesy of Gary Tozbikian, M.D.)

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.

8 September 2021: Pathologists’ Directory Highlights

For pathologists, residents and fellows to get their own entry in our Worldwide Directory of Pathologists, please fill out our survey. It only takes a few minutes to sign up, and then our staff will compose a free webpage for you. All who sign up for the Directory by 31 October 2021 are eligible for our drawing for one $100 and five $50 gift cards (Amazon or Starbucks). Winners will be chosen at random.

This week we are highlighting the Directory entries of pathologists from Harvard Medical School, which is in the top 10 institutions for Directory signups.

Favorite Images

Leiomyoma (Courtesy of Kyle M. Devins, M.D.)

Acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis (ADEM) (Courtesy of Maria Martinez-Lage, M.D.)

Peutz-Jegher polyp in an appendix (Courtesy of Monika Vyas, M.B.B.S.)

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.

1 September 2021: Pathologists’ Directory Highlights

For pathologists, residents and fellows to get their own entry in our Worldwide Directory of Pathologists, please fill out our survey. It only takes a few minutes to sign up, and then our staff will compose a free webpage for you.

This week we are highlighting the Directory entries of pathologists from Emory University, which is a leader in Directory signups.

Words of Wisdom

As soon as you tell the attending you did not see any mitotic figures, the attending is about to show you very obvious mitotic figures. (Courtesy of Kari Broder, D.O.)

Favorite Images

Hyaline vascular Castleman disease (Courtesy of Kyle Bradley, M.D., M.S.)

Multipolar mitotic figure (Courtesy of Kari Broder, D.O.)

Liver: Visitor from outer space (Courtesy of Romil Saxena, M.D.)

31 August 2021: 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.

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.