Registration for the 2019 Annual Meeting is NOW OPEN

Register Here for the Early Bird Discount!

The Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) extends a warm welcome to join them at their annual winter meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s theme is “Making Pathology Relevant for Millenials.”

When: January 24 – 26
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana

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Meeting Highlights: With 12.75 CME credits available, there is plenty to see, do, learn and share at the GRIPE 2019 Annual Meeting. Each year, pathologists and pathology educators come together to share experiences and resources to promote in undergraduate and graduate pathology education. This year we welcome Drs. Geoff Talmon and Hooman Rashidi as plenary speakers to open each day with what is sure to be a fantastically rich and educational meeting.

Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton
300 Canal Street • New Orleans, LA 70130

The GRIPE Attendee room rate will be $159 per night.

Please make your hotel reservations online here or by calling the hotel’s reservation line directly at 1-800-HILTONS. Please be sure to ask for the reduced rate for the GRIPE Annual Winter Meeting.

For more information, visit the 2019 GRIPE Annual Winter Meeting Website. We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans in January!

Thank you,
Raja Koteeswaran, MD, MBBS, MAcadMEd
Chair, GRIPE 2019 Program Committee

Call for Trainee Involvement & Strategic Planning Committee Volunteers

GRIPE Trainee and Strategic Planning VolunteersThe Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) would like to invite you to become more involved with the association. There are two main areas in which volunteer help is always welcomed and appreciated – the Trainee Involvement and Strategic Planning Committees.

We are seeking broad representation of professional educators and pathologists from around the world. Your availability for a one-hour monthly phone meeting and ready accessibility by email is expected, in addition to great ideas!

Membership at a committee level fosters relationships with like-minded colleagues and may well enhance your professional standing and opportunities. If you have an interest in volunteering for either of these Committees, please email us at support@gripeadmin.org by Wednesday, May 3, 2018 to let us know!

Join the 2018 Question Bank Committee

The Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) would like to invite you to become more involved with the association. There is one area in which volunteer help is always welcomed and appreciated – the Question Bank Committee.

We are seeking broad representation of professional educators and pathologists from around the world. The Question Bank Committee will operate mostly as an offline working group, with most communication happening via email. Your availability for the occasional one-hour monthly phone meeting is requested, in addition to your great ideas!

Membership at a committee level fosters relationships with like-minded colleagues and may well enhance your professional standing and opportunities. If you have an interest in volunteering for either of these Committees, please email us at support@gripeadmin.org by Friday, April 20, 2018 to let us know!

 

 

GRIPE Member Announcements

Dr. Rajasekaran Koteeswaran recently published an article in Medical Science Educator (March 2017) titled, “Flipping Pathology: Our experience at an Australian Medical School”, (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40670-017-0406-4). In this article, he shares his experience and challenges in re-structuring pathology curriculum to ensure equitable teaching delivery to more than 500 medical students enrolled annually and spread across 4 campuses at an Australian medical school.

Dr. Ritcha Saxena has published a paper on Cutting-Edge Strategies in Massive Transfusion in Patients of Obstetric Hemorrhage in Journal of General Practice. She also presented a poster on a Wave of innovation in pathology teaching with Incorporation of Advanced Radiology and Ultramodern Pathology Techniques at the ASCP Annual Meeting 2017 in Chicago and was selected as a finalist for the Best Poster Award. Dr. Saxena prepared an interactive module incorporating advanced radiological techniques with digital microscopy and virtual gross specimens integrated with latest IHC and molecular profiles. She was invited to present it at the Pathology Department Meeting at HIMU, India to introduce and train in the latest pedagogical approaches to the faculty.

Dr. Fernando Gomez has co-authored a recently published paper titled, “The pathogenesis of microcephaly resulting from congenital infections: why is my baby’s head so small?” (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-017-3111-8)

GRIPE Member Announcements

Dr. Geoffrey Talmon has co-authored a book that is now available for purchase! The book is entitled, Mind the Gap: Generational Differences in Medical Education and may be ordered on the publisher’s website here.

Dr. Lija Joseph was featured in an article from CAP Today titled, “New pathology patient consult program takes off.” Read the full article here.

Dr. Shirley Siew has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Faculty Award and has recently presented a poster entitled, “MacCallum’s Triangle. Is it Rheumatic? Is it Traumatic? Or is it Both?” at the meeting of the Microscopy Society of America in St Louis, Missouri, 2017.