GRIPE 2017 – Hotel Cutoff Information

The 2017 GRIPE Winter Meeting is right around the corner! The GRIPE attendee room rate is $215 per night at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista. The special room rate is for the nights of January 26-28, 2017 and will only be available until December 25, 2016.

After December 25, the hotel cannot guarantee a room for GRIPE attendees, so be sure to book your hotel before the cut off!

To make your reservations online, please click here. You can also make your reservations over the phone. To do so, please call the hotel’s reservation line directly at 800-782-4414. Please be sure to mention that you’ll be attending the 2017 GRIPE Annual Winter Meeting or use group code GRI to receive the GRIPE attendee rate!

2017 Photo Contest Information – Deadline January 15

The time is again upon us for the GRIPE Photo Contest!

Photos will be accepted in the following categories:

  • GROSS (e.g., specimens, clinical photographs, imaging studies, etc.)
  • MICRO (e.g., sections, cytology, peripheral blood smears, etc.)
  • OTHER (e.g., EM, immunofluorescence, karyotypes, culture plates, hemoglobin electrophoresis, flow cytometry graphs, etc.)

Photos will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Clarity of Illustration (good example, well prepared specimen)
  • Photographic Excellence (good lighting, nondistracting background, etc)
  • Usefulness for teaching medical students
  • Does the slide help fill gaps in the GRIPE photo collection

Contributors of photos accepted for entry into the GRIPE Photo Bank will receive a Certificate of Charitable Contribution.

All entries must be original 35mm color transparencies or digital images with a minimum resolution of 768 x 512 and must be in either JPG or TIFF format. There is no limit to the number of entries per person. Please label all images with the name of the entrant, the organ, and the diagnosis and return the completed Contributor Agreement Form posted online here with your entries.

All photos are submitted with the understanding that they may be used and distributed as part of the GRIPE Photo Bank. Contributors retain copyright control of the accepted images.

Submission deadline: January 15, 2017

Judging will take place at the Winter 2017 GRIPE Meeting, held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida, USA. Judges will be members of the GRIPE Photo Bank Committee.

Please click here for the submission form.

Reminder: Registration Open for the 2017 GRIPE Annual Winter Meeting

Don’t forget! Registration is open for the 2017 GRIPE Meeting in Orlando, Florida from January 26-28, 2017. This year’s theme is, “Teaching Pathology in the 21st Century.”

All of the meeting details and registration can be found at www.gripemeeting.org.

If you’re planning on attending, don’t forget to make your hotel reservations at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista! The GRIPE attendee room rate is $215 per night. You can make your reservations online by clicking here or by calling the hotel’s reservation line directly at (800) 782-4414. Please be sure to mention that you’ll be attending the 2017 GRIPE Annual Winter Meeting or use Group code GRI to receive the GRIPE attendee rate!

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!