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University of Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, PA
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We provide in-depth, protected anatomic and clinical pathology subspecialty training to prepare candidates for academic, community, and independently funded research careers. We recruit across all ACGME accredited tracks including single track anatomic or clinical pathology or combined track anatomic and clinical pathology. Single track is encouraged for candidates who know they want to pursue a […]

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Pennsylvania Hospital

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Philadelphia, PA
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A fully approved four-year training program in anatomic and clinical pathology and one-year fellowships in surgical pathology and soft tissue/bone pathology are available. The anatomic pathology training program provides basic instruction in autopsy and surgical pathology including the subspecialties of neuropathology, pediatric pathology, neonatal pathology, dermatopathology and cytology. In addition to the traditional methods of […]

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Virginia Commonwealth University

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Richmond, VA
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The Department of Pathology offers structured, yet flexible, training programs designed to prepare physicians for careers in the academic and private practice of pathology. Fully approved training programs are available in combined anatomic (AP)/clinical pathology (CP); AP or CP only positions will be considered in select cases. In addition to autopsy and general surgical pathology, […]

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The George Washington University

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Washington, DC
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A fully accredited 4-year combined anatomic and clinical pathology training program is offered. First-year appointments may begin the first year out of medical school or at a later date. In the combined AP-CP program, anatomic and clinical pathology rotations are fully integrated throughout the 4 years of training and are generally divided into 1 or […]

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MedStar Health/Georgetown University Hospital

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Washington, DC
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Our residency is a fully accredited and broadly based program of anatomic pathology and clinical pathology. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a component of MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, a major referral base that includes strong clinical services and the Lombardi Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center. We are […]

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University of Vermont Medical Center

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Burlington, VT
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The University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center, offers a combined training program in anatomic and clinical pathology that is designed to provide an integrated exposure to anatomic pathology and clinical laboratory medicine but is also sufficiently flexible to permit time for the resident to pursue areas of individual interest and research. Residents […]

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Resources

The Road to Becoming a Biomedical Physician Scientist in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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A physician scientist is a unique clinician who is part of a small cadre of physicians who usually work in academic health science centers and have a high impact on health care through discovery, translational and clinical research, and clinical practice. A physician scientist in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a laboratory physician who is […]

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Journey to Success: Career Pathways for Biomedical Scientists in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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What is a Biomedical Scientist in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine? A PhD biomedical scientist in Pathology and/or Laboratory Medicine is a person who is scientifically trained in the life sciences to investigate the pathogenesis of human disease. Scientific training entails acquiring a doctoral degree in one of the basic sciences or in a department of […]

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Pathology: A Satisfying Medical Profession

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Medical students are often unsure about the viability of a career as a physician in pathology. In particular, they are concerned that pathologists may not have a gratifying lifestyle or be well compensated. These worries may cause angst among medical students considering pathology and among junior pathology residents wondering if they made the correct career choice.

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Opportunity: Newly Created Physician-Scientist Research Pathway by the American Board of Pathology

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The American Board of Pathology (ABP) has recently approved a physician-scientist research pathway (PSRP) for pathologists in training. This new pathway was specifically created to increase the recruitment of new physician-scientists to our specialty. Pathology is a unique discipline that is recognized as both a basic biomedical science and a clinical specialty, and it has therefore traditionally attracted energetic, intelligent physician-scientists, interested in studying disease mechanisms at the cellular, molecular, and genetic level. 

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The Pathology Workforce and Clinical Licensure: The Role of the PhD Clinical Laboratorian in the United States

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  Abstract There has been a recent recognition of the need to prepare PhD-trained scientists for increasingly diverse careers in academia, industry, and health care. The PhD Data Task Force was formed to better understand the current state of PhD scientists in the clinical laboratory workforce and collect up-to-date information on the training and certification […]

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Entry of Graduates of US Pathology Residency Programs Into the Workforce: Cohort Data Between 2008 and 2016 Remain Positive and Stable

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The pathologist workforce in the United States is a topic of interest to the health-care community as a whole and to institutions responsible for the training of new pathologists in particular. Although a pathologist shortage has been projected, there has been a pervasive belief by medical students and their advisors that there are “no jobs in pathology.”

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Awards

Pathology Honor Society

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Past Recipients The Intersociety Council for Pathology Information (ICPI) Board is currently implementing a new application process and criteria for the Pathology Honor Society Award. Applications will be accepted again in the coming months. For additional information about the award and new application process, please contact Madeleine Markwood at icpi@apcprods.org. Thank you for your understanding […]

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USCAP Pathologist in Training Award

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USCAP Foundation offers $1,000 travel grants to Pathologists-in-Training, easing costs for attending USCAP’s Annual Meeting. This is a core part of our initiative “Fostering the Next Generation of Pathologists,” aimed at nurturing and empowering emerging pathologists to shape the field’s future. Their participation not only enhances learning but also fuels their potential contributions to pathology.

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Society of ’67 Open Access Award

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Purpose The Society of ’67 Open Access Award program seeks to: PROMOTE the publication of high-quality original scholarship in a peer-reviewed journal by authors at an early stage of academic development; FOSTER projects of enterprise and national importance with potential for grant-funding eligibility; ENABLE editors and reviewers to mentor young authors in the highest standards of […]

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Society of ’67 Pathology Trainee Project Grants

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Purpose The Society of ’67 Pathology Trainee Project Grants in Health Services Research and Education funds innovative research and education projects that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access related to pathology services. Description The Society of ’67 of the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) is pleased to announce a grant program for pathology trainees (medical students, […]

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ASIP Gotlieb Undergraduate Student in Pathobiology Travel Award

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In 2013, Dr. Avrum I Gotlieb, ASIP member and past President, established the Gotlieb Family Fund for Undergraduate Education in Pathobiology to support an undergraduate student with a $750 travel award to attend the ASIP Annual Meeting.  Like the other ASIP Trainee Travel Awards, an abstract must be submitted to the annual meeting.  These abstracts MUST be submitted […]

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ASIP Summer Research Opportunity Program in Pathology

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To promote the entry of under-represented scientists into the mainstream of the basic, translational, and clinical research communities, the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) provides summer research opportunities in pathobiology mentored by ASIP members. Students participate in the lab activities of an ASIP member at a host university for 10 weeks during the summer. […]

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Events

Mar
22
2024

SPP 2024 Spring Meeting

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The Society conducts a Spring Annual Meeting in conjunction with the U.S.-Canadian division of the International Academy of Pathology (USCAP), attracting large numbers of registrants from both organizations. SPP’s 2024 Spring Meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD. Featured Content: Farber-Landing Lecture: Neuroblastoma Pathology: 40 Years of […]

Jun
06
2024

ACLPS 2024 Annual Meeting

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The academy has a single meeting a year, which is devoted primarily to young investigators and their budding careers. ACLPS 2024 will be hosted by Columbia University in New York, NY, June 6–8, 2024.

Apr
02
2024

ACS 2024 Annual Meeting

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The Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS) officially announces the next Annual Meeting to be hosted by the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida from April 2 to 4, 2024. The Association’s 145th Meeting Program Committee will be chaired by Jonathan B. Hoyne, PhD, DABCC, FACSc, from Mayo Clinic’s Florida Campus in Jacksonville, FL.

Jun
06
2024

AANP 2024 Annual Meeting

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The AANP is proud to be the only association exclusively focused on the clinical and scientific practice of neuropathology in the United States. Each year during the beginning of June the AANP provides cutting-edge educational sessions led by the nation’s preeminent neuropathologists at their Annual Meeting.

Apr
13
2024

AAOMP 2024 Annual Meeting

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AAOMP’s 2024 Annual Meeting will take place from April 13-16, 2024 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, located in Orlando, FL.

May
20
2024

PI Summit 2024

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API’s 2024 Pathology Informatics Summit will take place from May 20-23, 2024 at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest Resort.