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Successful 15th Annual New Frontiers in Pathology Held at The Graduate

October 31, 2023 / Conferences

The weather was unseasonably warm as pathologists and trainees gathered at The Graduate Hotel in Ann Arbor, Michigan for the 15th Annual New Frontiers in Pathology Conference on October 26-28. For two and a half days, attendees heard 20 case presentations by a variety of Michigan Medicine Pathology specialists and participated in break-out sessions for deeper dives into selected subspecialties. Plenary speakers, Steven Smith, MD, PhD, from Virginia Commonwealth University, and Julie Jorns, MD, from the Medical College of Wisconsin, both alumni of our pathology training programs, gave attendees in-depth reviews of oncocytic kidney tumors and metastatic serious carcinoma in the breast. Jorns, also a former member of our faculty, discussed some of the changes that can be seen in breast tissue for transgendered individuals who have undergone gender-affirming chest surgeries and hormone therapy [...]

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The Battle is ON!

October 27, 2023 / News

With blood levels critically low, U-M is once again entering a Blood Battle against Ohio State from October 25th – November 22nd to help collect donations that will save countless lives.

To make it as easy as possible to give, there are upcoming drives on the main medical campus, which are listed in the full article.

To schedule an appointment, log onto RedCrossBlood.org (don't forget to include the sponsor code: goblue), call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or email Erin Burns at erin.burns2@redcross.org.

Appointments highly recommended. Walk-ins accepted as space permits. Photo ID required.

You can also find a blood drive near you by visiting the American Red Cross website and entering your ZIP code.

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DQHI Supporting Pathology

October 26, 2023 / Quality And Health Improvement
Every October, Michigan Medicine recognizes Quality Month as a reminder that we work to create an environment of excellence for patients, families, faculty, and staff. Here in the Department of Pathology, our Division of Quality and Health Improvement, or DQHI, is a unit that supports operational quality activities, providing expertise and resources in various ways.  Nearing its tenth anniversary, DQHI has always reimagined the role of path
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Dr. Asma Nusrat Receives 2024 Rous-Whipple Award at ASIP Meeting

October 24, 2023 / Award

Dr. Asma Nusrat, F. Peyton Rous Professor and Director of Experimental Pathology, was awarded the 2024 Rous-Whipple award at the American Society for Investigative Pathology Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 22, 2023 in Baltimore, MD.

The ASIP Rous-Whipple Award is presented to a senior scientist with a distinguished career in research who has advanced the understanding of disease and has continued productivity at the time of the award, including impactful science [...]

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Dr. Allecia Wilson receives the Early Career Distinguished Alumni Award

October 24, 2023 / Award

Congratulations to Dr. Allecia Wilson for her recognition by the Michigan Medicine Alumni Society with the Early Career Distinguished Alumni Award, presented to her October 12, 2023. Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor of Forensic and Pediatric Pathology, Director of Forensic Pathology, and Director of the Forensic Pathology Fellowship Program. She also serves as the Medical Examiner for Washtenaw County.

This award honors U-M Medical School alumni who epitomize the Michigan tradition of excellence through exemplary achievement in medical education, research, or patient care in the initial 20 years of their career. Only one award is given each year. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Wilson on this well-deserved honor. To read the full press release, please click here.

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Dr. Rohit Mehra - Hour Magazine's Top Doctors of 2023

October 24, 2023 / Faculty

Dr. Rohit Mehra honored as 2023 Detroit's Top Doctors alongside 5 other pathology colleagues across Metro Detroit.

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MCP Graduate Student Michael Pitter Receives Trainee Abstract Award

October 16, 2023 / Announcement

The Department of Pathology invites you to join us as we congratulate our Molecular and Cellular Pathology Graduate Student, Michael Pitter, on being selected for the 2023 American Association of Immunologists Trainee Abstract Award. As the award recipient, Michael was invited to deliver an oral presentation at IMMUNOLOGY2023 in Washington DC.

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Welcome Reception Introduces New Trainees and Faculty

October 6, 2023 / Events

The Department of Pathology welcomed 7 new graduate students, 7 new residents, 10 new ACGME fellows, 10 new non-ACGME fellows/Clinical Instructors and 11 new faculty at its annual Welcome Reception on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.

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Stories of Love, Loss, and Wonder - Dr. Julianne Szczepanski Shares Her Experience

October 4, 2023 / Residents

Dr. Julianne Szczepanski shares her story of parenting while working in healthcare.

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