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Department of Pathology Represents at NAME 2021

October 29, 2021 / Forensics

The Department of Pathology was well represented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Medical Examiners (NAME) held on October 15-19, 2021. This year’s event was held in person at the Hilton West Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, FL. There was also an on-demand virtual option for those who couldn’t attend the conference in person [...]

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Department Hosts Annual Fall Picnic at Wiard's Orchard

October 25, 2021 / Events

On Sunday, October 10, the Department of Pathology hosted its annual Fall Picnic at Wiard's Orchard in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Members of the department ranging from faculty, to staff, to trainees, came out for a day of fun in the fall weather [...]

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Resident Justin Kelley Selected for CAP Quality Practices Committee

September 30, 2021 / Education

Dr. Justin Kelley, a fourth-year resident at the Department of Pathology, was recently named to the College of American Pathology's Quality Practices Committee (QPC) and will be formally introduced for the 2022 academic year [...]

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Getting to Know You: Dr. Will Perry, Chief Resident

September 28, 2021 / Residents

For the 2021-2022 academic year, Dr. Will Perry was selected to serve as the department's Chief Resident. “In the simplest terms, my main role is to ensure we have the best possible environment for residents to learn throughout their training. Another important responsibility is ensuring we have adequate resident coverage on many of our clinical services.”

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Exciting New Residency Program Leadership Team Announced

August 2, 2021 / Announcement

The Department of Pathology is pleased to announce its new Pathology Residency Training Program Leadership Team! Dr. Shih Hon (Sean) Li, will transition from Associate Residency Program Director to Residency Program Director, replacing Dr. Kristine Konopka, on August 1, 2021. Supporting him are Dr. David Manthei, who will serve as the Associate Residency Program Director for Clinical Pathology, and Dr. Sara Abbott [...]

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Welcome Class of 2025 Pathology Residents

July 5, 2021 / Education

The department welcomes six new residents, each from different institutions.

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Dr. Carmen Gherasim Wins 2020-2021 Faculty Teaching Award

June 10, 2021 / Award

The Department of Pathology is pleased to announce that Dr. Carmen Gherasim has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the 2020-2021 Faculty Teaching Award [...]

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Research Published in Urologic Oncology's ScienceDirect

June 10, 2021 / Cancer

Research by Drs. Alexander Taylor and Stephanie Skala seek to understand why tumors masquerade as forms of type-2 papillary of renal cell carcinoma. The study was just published in Urologic Oncology's ScienceDirect [...]

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Announcing the 2021 Graduating Class of Pathology Residents

June 1, 2021 / Careers In Pathology

Join us in congratulating the 2020-2021 Graduating Class of Residents.

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Department of Pathology Shines at 2021 Virtual USCAP Meeting

March 24, 2021 / Anatomic Pathology

The Department of Pathology was well represented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP), held March 13-18, 2021. This year's event was reconstructed into a fully virtual format in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, with participants able to tune in and contribute from all over the world. Several of our faculty and trainees were featured at this year's conference. Let's take a moment to recap some key highlights from #USCAP2021.

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Remember Pathology on Giving Blueday!

March 8, 2021 / Philanthropy

Giving Blueday, the University of Michigan’s 24-hour celebration of giving, has moved to the spring this year. On March 10, the university will encourage donors around the world to give to the programs and causes they care most about at U-M. Donors can visit the Giving Blueday website to find causes and make donations, view real-time progress, read about the impact of Giving Blueday, and more.   

We encourage you to consider a gift to Pathology on Giving Blueday! [...]

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And the Answer Is...Check QBank!

February 3, 2021 / Residents

The plethora of knowledge that pathology residents are expected to master – for future practice and especially for Boards – is overwhelmingly immense. Second-year resident, Dr. Ryan Landvater, has been working on a question bank software from scratch, in an effort to make the mastery of pathology knowledge less intimidating. Below is a short interview with Landvater, as well as screenshots of the QBank (beta version)...

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Batoul Aoun, DO wins John Smialek Best Resident Award at 2020 NAME Conference

October 22, 2020 / Residents

Congratulations to Batoul Aoun, DO, a second year AP/CP resident, for winning the John Smialek Best Resident Award for her 2020 poster presentation “SARS-CoV-2 in the Kidneys: Postmortem Renal Histopathologic Findings in Three Patients with COVID 19” at the National Association of Medical Examiners Conference (NAME) [...]

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Vincent Laufer, MD, PhD, Receives Outstanding Student in Pathology Award

July 24, 2020 / Award

Dr. Vincent Laufer was recently awarded the 2020 William Boyd Medal for the Outstanding Student in Pathology. The award is given to a medical student who demonstrates outstanding expertise in all aspects of their pathology education [...]

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Introducing the Resident Class of 2024

July 13, 2020 / Education

Pathology Welcomes 8 New Residents

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Congratulations to Our Class of 2019-2020: Residents

June 19, 2020 / Residents

Graduating Class of Residents.

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Alex Taylor, MD wins Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Award

March 16, 2020 / Award

Congratulations to Alex Taylor, MD, 3rd year resident, for winning the first place Rodger Haggitt GI Pathology Award for his platform presentation at USCAP! 

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Congratulations to Margaret Fang, MD

March 3, 2020 / Award

Congratulations to Margaret Fang, MD, for winning the 3rd Place Hans Popper Society Award for Trainee Best Abstract at USCAP!

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Department Hosts 11th Annual CHAMP Research Symposium

February 17, 2020 / Conferences

Event showcases clinical and translational research.

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Results of Michigan-Led Study Published in Modern Pathology

January 23, 2020 / Research

Modern Pathology recently published a multi-institutional study led by pathology faculty Dr. Rohit Mehra; other participating centers included The Cleveland Clinic, Emory School of Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Third year Pathology resident at Michigan Medicine, Alex Taylor, MD, was the first author with other major contributions by Drs. Noah Brown and May Chan. [...]

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PCR-based TERT Promoter Assays Aid in Bladder Cancer Diagnosis

October 30, 2019 / Publications

Our department's clinical resident Alex Taylor, MD, joined postdoctoral fellow Rahul Mannon, PhD, and other researchers from the Department of Pathology and the Michigan Center for Translational Pathology, who found that patients with a long-standing history of prostate cancer and other prostatic issues can find difficulty [...]

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Welcome the Resident Class of 2023

July 8, 2019 / Education

The department is welcoming another resident class. Get to know a little about them.

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Drs. Simon and Worrell Complete Healthcare Administration Scholars Program

April 16, 2019 / Announcement

Congratulations to Drs. Caroline (Libby) Simon and Helen Worrell for completing the Healthcare Administration Scholars Program. The University of Michigan Healthcare Administration Scholars Program (HASP) is a 20-month [...]

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Our Incoming Class of Residents

March 18, 2019 / Announcement

You will see some familiar faces from M4 rotations and the interview season.

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Resident Class of 2022 Begins Journey with Michigan Medicine

July 6, 2018 / Education

Learn more about the incoming resident class, where they came from, and why they chose U-M.

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Department Co-Hosting the 2018 PISA Conference

June 14, 2018 / Events

The Department of Pathology and the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) are proud to host the interactive, abstract-driven 2018 Pathobiology for Investigators, Students and Academicians Conference (PISA), in Ann Arbor, Michigan on October 20-22 [...]

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House Officers' Farewell Dinner Celebrates Class of 2018

June 11, 2018 / Events

On Friday, June 8th at Weber's Inn, the department held the House Officers' Farewell dinner to highlight the achievements of the class of 2018 residents and fellows. Awards were presented for the most outstanding residents and teaching faculty. [...]

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