Episode 180: Exploring Pathology Observerships with Dr Risha Khatri And Dr Abdul Abid
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by peopleofpathology
1w ago
Pathology observerships offer a unique opportunity for medical students and recent graduates to gain firsthand experience and insights into the dynamic field of pathology. These structured programs provide participants with the chance to observe experienced pathologists at work, learn about various laboratory techniques, and understand the diagnostic process involved in analyzing tissue specimens.  In this episode, we delve into the significance of pathology observerships and how they contribute to the professional development of aspiring pathologists. Links for this episod ..read more
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Episode 179: Marissa Spencer - Improving Pathology Education: The Importance of Understanding Why
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by peopleofpathology
1M ago
Pathologists' Assistant Marissa Spencer returns to the podcast and we take a deep dive into the concept of teaching "why" vs teaching "how." Understanding the Why: Marissa emphasized the significance of not just memorizing steps but truly understanding the rationale behind each action in pathology. By grasping the "why" behind the procedures, learners can apply their knowledge effectively to different cases, ensuring thorough and accurate work. Utilizing Specimen Photography: Marissa highlighted the underutilized value of specimen photography in pathology. Photos of normal specimens serve as i ..read more
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Episode 178: Liz Wingard And Dr Dave Wilbur - Revolutionizing Pathology: The Journey of Corista and DP3
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by peopleofpathology
1M ago
My guests today are Elizabeth Wingard and Dr Dave Wilbur from Corista. Liz and Dr. Wilbur discussed the evolution of digital pathology and the need for open systems in the field. This goal was realized with Corista's Digital Pathology Processing Platform (DP3). They shared insights into their backgrounds and how they got involved in healthcare technology and pathology. The conversation touched on the importance of collaboration between radiology and pathology, leading to the partnership between Corista and AGFA Healthcare. We discussed some of the features of DP3, such as the Digital Slide Tra ..read more
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Episode 177: Mateo Lopez - The Future Of Specimen Grossing: Vistapath And The Sentinel
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by peopleofpathology
1M ago
Mateo Lopez is Director of Customer Success at Vistapath. In this episode we discuss the future of AI in pathology grossing.  Mateo shares his journey from PA to industry, the founding story of Vistapath, and the innovative Sentinel grossing station. We talk about how the Sentinel uses AI to streamline grossing, improve accuracy, and enhance the pathology workflow.  Finally, we discuss how PAs and others can best prepare for using AI tools to augment their skills.     Links for this episode: Health Podcast Network  LabVine Learning Dress A Med scrubs Digital Pathology ..read more
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Episode 175: Dr Aleksandra Zuraw - All You Need To Know To Start And Continue Your Digital Pathology Journey
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by peopleofpathology
2M ago
Dr. Aleksandra Zuraw returns to the podcast to discuss her new book, Digital Pathology 101: All You Need to Know to Start and Continue Your Digital Pathology Journey. The book is not only meant as an introduction to digital pathology, but also as a valuable resource for those who already have some knowledge of the field. It covers a wide range of topics, from digital pathology milestones and the basics of digital pathology, to advanced computer vision principles and image analysis techniques. By balancing the needs of both beginners and intermediate learners, Dr. Zuraw has created a valuable r ..read more
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Episode 174: Dr Rodney Rohde - From CLS to MLS: A Journey In Standardization And Advocacy
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by peopleofpathology
2M ago
On this episode Dr Rodney Rohde discusses his involvement with the ASCP's Blueprint for Action to address workforce shortages in the laboratory. He highlights the efforts of various organizations to create solutions and improve the situation, emphasizing that the workforce challenges existed prior to COVID-19 but were exacerbated by the pandemic.  Dr. Rohde explains the importance of aligning titles and credentials across different organizations and programs to create a unified identity for medical laboratory scientists. Transitioning from various titles like CLS (Clinical Laboratory Scie ..read more
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Episode 173: Jeff Rhude - Navigating The Cloud In Digital Pathology With Proscia
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by peopleofpathology
2M ago
Jeff Rhude is the VP of Technical Operations at Proscia.  Today we discuss the use of cloud-based technologies in digital pathology. Cloud-based storage offers significant advantages over traditional on-premises solutions in the field of digital pathology. The episode highlights several key benefits that make cloud storage a compelling choice for storing sensitive patient data and large image files in pathology. Cloud-based storage offers superior data durability, security, and recovery capabilities.  It also allows for access to the latest AI capabilities.   AI technologies, su ..read more
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Episode 172: Dr Jason Wasserman - Empowering Patients With MyPathologyReport
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by peopleofpathology
3M ago
The MyPathologyReport website was created by Dr. Jason Wasserman, a pathologist, with the goal of providing patients with a better understanding of their pathology reports. Dr. Wasserman recognized the need for patients to have access to clear and concise information about their diagnosis. Initially, the website started with a glossary of common pathology terms, such as atypia, dysplasia, and margins. It then expanded to include diagnostic articles that break down the different elements of a pathology report and provide more information about specific diagnoses. These articles were written wit ..read more
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Episode 171: Olivia Josephsen - A Guide To Shadowing In Pathology
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by peopleofpathology
3M ago
In this episode, Olivia Josephsen and I take you step by step through how to get shadowing opportunities. While this is about pathologists assistants, these tips can be used in any laboratory profession.   We explain how to find someone to shadow, and how to contact them.  While shadowing, it is important to ask questions, and we tell you why.   After shadowing you should follow up with the person you shadowed, especially if you intend to ask them for a letter of recommendation. Shadowing isn't all about the student either.  Listen to find out how the person being shadowed ..read more
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Episode 170: Katie Maloney - Exploring Partnership Trends in Digital Pathology With DeciBio
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by peopleofpathology
4M ago
In this podcast episode, I speak with Katie Maloney, a principal at DeciBio, a precision medicine consulting company. We discuss the importance of partnerships in driving innovation and adoption in the field of digital pathology. Katie explains that partnerships are crucial in addressing the complexity and interoperability challenges in digital pathology, as well as meeting the needs of different stakeholders, including healthcare organizations, biopharma companies, and clinical labs. She also highlights the shift from interoperability-focused partnerships to those focused on clinical and rese ..read more
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