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Dr. Jeffrey Myers Selected for the ASCP Mastership Award

September 10, 2022 / Award

The American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) recently announced that our very own Dr. Jeffrey Myers, Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Quality and Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories was selected for the prestigious 2022 ASCP Mastership Award. This award recognizes distinguished members of the ASCP who have made significant contributions to the field of pathology and laboratory medicine and to the ASCP [...]

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Patient Advocate Michele Mitchell in the News

February 2, 2022 / Faculty

Recently, the ASCP published the Department of Pathology's Patient Advocate Michele Mitchell’s story in The Pathologist and as a series of videos. Mitchell described the impact of these projects [...]

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Dr. Jeffrey Myers - In the Spotlight

August 6, 2021 / Award

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey Myers, the A. James French Professor of Diagnostic Pathology, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality, and Director of Michigan Medicine Laboratories for his selection to The Power List – 2021 as an In the Spotlight Award winner [...]

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Broadening the Scope: A Qualitative Study of Pathologists’ Attitudes Toward Patient-Pathologist Interactions

May 5, 2021 / Faculty

Learn more about pathologists' attitudes toward patient interactions in this new publication, led by Dr. Cathryn Lapedis.

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Patient Advocate Michele Mitchell wins ASCP Patient Champion Award

August 24, 2020 / Award

"Patient advocacy and engagement is essential to provide high quality care.  Your dedication to empower other patients through education and awareness has made big contributions to the life-changing impact of patient-pathology interactions.”  So begins the award letter to Michele Mitchell from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), who is awarding Michele the ASCP Patient Champion Award for 2020... 

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Cancer Patients Want to Pull Back the Curtain on Pathology

October 10, 2019 / Michigan Health Blog

Speaking directly with a pathologist could help patients better understand their diagnosis and feel empowered, a survey of patient sentiment finds.

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Essential Answers

September 6, 2019 / Patient And Families

When Kasey Hilton was 19 weeks pregnant, she and her husband, Mike, visited U-M Midwives for their first ultrasound. Not knowing what to expect, the couple wasn’t concerned when a doctor was called into the room. Then, everything changed [...]

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Pathology Behind-the-Scenes: Brenda's Story

April 9, 2019 / Video

Focusing on our patients, we wanted to focus on leukemia patient, Brenda Berky, who is given the unique perspective of going into the pathology laboratories and meeting with hematopathology specialists who show her the science behind her disease. She is able to see her chromosomes, her bone marrow biopsy, and her pathology slides, as well as meet with multiple pathologists and medical laboratory scientists who help explain more about her cancer.  Watch her Full Video [...]

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Medicine, Humility, Respect, and Beyond

November 8, 2018 / Newsletter

Rohit Mehra, MD—faculty perspective on the need to understand why a patient’s cancer would not respond to treatment.

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Journeys in Health Care: Art and Storytelling Event

November 6, 2018 / Events

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | North Campus Research Complex

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Building Better Bridges

July 12, 2018 / Newsletter

A new U-M initiative aims to improve the patient experience by forging connections between pathologists and the people they serve.

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Advocating for Patients, One Story at a Time

March 2, 2018 / Patient And Families

2,080 miles. That’s the distance between the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science’s 2017 Annual Meeting site of San Diego, California, and the 2018 Annual Meeting site of Chicago, Illinois. It is also [...]

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Teen Meets the Heart that Almost Killed Him

March 1, 2018 / Patient And Families

A young patient with a fatal heart condition gets the chance to see his former organ up close

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Department of Pathology Updates Vol 3(2)

December 31, 2017 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Welcome to a year-end edition of DOP Updates, an email sent to members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) team and others to focus on issues, events, and topics of common interest.  If there is something that you would like to share with your colleagues and co-workers, please send me an email and I’ll be sure to [...]
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Department of Pathology Updates - Vol 3.1

October 6, 2017 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Teammates, It has been awhile (7 months almost to the day) since sending DOP Updates, an email shared with members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) and others regarding issues and events of common interest.  Please send me a note if you have comments, questions or concerns that you would like to share.  As in previous editions, I have also attached a PDF to preserve formatting across platforms.   Navigating Michigan Med [...]
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Department of Pathology Updates - Vol 2.5

January 23, 2017 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Teammates and colleagues, Welcome to another edition of DOP Updates, an email sent to members and stakeholders in our Department of Pathology (DOP) with the hope of sparking conversations around things that matter in our journey to transform the experience of patients and families today and tomorrow.  Please send me an email if you have something that you would like to include in a future edition of Updates.   Time passing Shuffling
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Department of Pathology Updates - Vol 2.3

January 5, 2017 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Teammates and colleagues, Welcome to the latest edition of DOP Updates, the first of calendar year 2017.  Updates is an email sent to members of our extended Department of Pathology (DOP) team with the hope of sharing information and sparking conversations relevant to our common welfare.  Send me an email if you have comments, concerns, suggestions or questions about the content, also attached as a PDF file to preserve formatting whate
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Department of Pathology Updates - Vol 2.2

December 20, 2016 / Jeffs Dop Updates
Teammates and colleagues, Welcome to a frigid edition of DOP Updates, an email sent to members of our Department of Pathology (DOP) to spark conversations around strategic goals, our brand, and the things that matter most.  Updates is also attached as a PDF to overcome any formatting defects that may occur on whatever the mobile device you may be using to read it.  Updates is sent with a strong belief that why we do what we do supersed
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