*Reminder* Call for 2021 Program Committee Members

The time has come to begin planning the 2021 GRIPE Annual Meeting! The first step in the process is to form the Program Committee.

We are seeking broad representation of professional educators and pathologists from around the world. The role of the Program Committee is to establish a theme and schedule for the program, select and invite pertinent speakers, and collaborate on various tasks as needed in order to provide the membership with an outstanding annual meeting. Your availability for a one-hour monthly phone meeting and ready accessibility by email from March 2020 through the program in January 2021 is expected, in addition to great ideas and a collegial spirit! The names of participating members will be credited in the conference program.

If you would like to be considered for a position on this Committee please send a brief statement of your interests to support@gripeadmin.org by Friday, March 6, 2020. We would like to complete selections by the following week.

We hope that you will consider becoming involved in this important and collegial work.

For additional information or questions please contact support@gripeadmin.org.

Gain Access to the GRIPE Master Item Bank for only $50!

As a special offer to our Individual members, GRIPE will be offering access to the Master Item Bank for only $50! For a special, one-time fee, individual members can gain access to the entire bank of pathology resources compiled and curated by GRIPE until June 30, 2020.

The Master Item Bank includes

  • Multiple choice questions – over 5,500 indexed and peer-reviewed questions and a computer based question management system with quick and easy search capabilities for quiz or exam construction
  • Pathology images – Over 4,000 indexed digital images covering a wide range of clinical, gross, and microscopic pathology
  • Clinical Cases Item Bank – multiple choice questions related to patient case histories and laboratory information.

For more information or to gain access to the Master Item Bank, please email support@gripeadmin.org.

Call for Program Committee Members

The time has come to begin planning the 2021 GRIPE Annual Meeting! The first step in the process is to form the Program Committee.

We are seeking broad representation of professional educators and pathologists from around the world. The role of the Program Committee is to establish a theme and schedule for the program, select and invite pertinent speakers, and collaborate on various tasks as needed in order to provide the membership with an outstanding annual meeting. Your availability for a one-hour monthly phone meeting and ready accessibility by email from March 2020 through the program in January 2021 is expected, in addition to great ideas and a collegial spirit! The names of participating members will be credited in the conference program.

If you would like to be considered for a position on this Committee please send a brief statement of your interests to support@gripeadmin.org by Friday, February 28, 2020. We would like to complete selections by March 5, so we can begin our meetings by phone in March 2020.

We hope that you will consider becoming involved in this important and collegial work.

For additional information or questions please contact support@gripeadmin.org.

Will you be attending any pathology conferences? Let us know!

We’d like to get the word out about Pathology Education and GRIPE. To do this, we need your help!

Will you be attending any Pathology-Based Conferences this year? If you are, please let us know! You can send this information to us via email at support@gripeadmin.org.

We’d like to begin exhibiting at these meetings and your information will help us expand our list of current meetings to attend. If you have any additional questions or concerns, please just let us know at support@gripeadmin.org.

Call for Membership Committee Chair

The Group for Research in Pathology Education is currently seeking a Chair for the Membership Committee. As members are the core of the association, this is an extremely important position. The chair of the Membership Committee would lead their committee to develop strategies on increasing and retaining membership, and evaluate the needs of the current members.

Why serve as co-chair of the Membership Committee? 

  • Gain experience as chair in an international organization
  • Opportunities to interact with a diverse group of Pathology educators
  • Full administrative support for each meeting

If you would like to be considered for a position on either of these Committees, please send a brief statement of your interests to support@gripeadmin.org by Tuesday, February 15, 2020.

We hope that you will consider becoming involved in this important and collegial work!

What is QuickPath to Boards?

QuickPath to Boards is a Facebook group maintained by the Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE). This page is beneficial for students in getting help with questions about Pathology when preparing for exams from faculty and other students. The page will also be used to suggest available pathology study materials.

Faculty members are also encouraged to join the private group to help provide answers and clarifications to the many questions that students may have. It’s a great way to support students outside of the classroom.

The QuickPath to Boards group may be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/quickpath/

Call for Resource Bank Co-Chairs

The Group for Research in Pathology Education is currently seeking two Co-chairs for the Resource Bank Committee. This committee is responsible for the GRIPE Master Item Bank, including writing original questions, editing current questions for clarity and updates, judging submissions of questions and images and judging the annual Photo Contest. We are seeking two candidates, one to focus on questions and one to focus on images, and encourage all who are interest to submit themselves for nomination. Availability for a one-hour monthly phone meeting and ready accessibility by email is expected, in addition to great ideas!

Why serve as co-chair of the Resource Bank Committee? 

  • Gain experience as co-chair in an international organization
  • Opportunities each month to practice writing NBME-style questions
  • Access to the GRIPE Master Item Bank, even if you are not an Institutional Member
  • Full administrative support for each meeting

If you would like to be considered for a position on either of these Committees, please send a brief statement of your interests to support@gripeadmin.org by Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

We hope that you will consider becoming involved in this important and collegial work!

Register Now for GRIPE 2020! Early Bird Pricing Extended to November 1

The Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) extends a warm welcome to join them for their winter meeting in San Antonio, Texas January 23-25, 2020 at the Menger Hotel. This year’s theme is “Enhancing Pathology’s Visibility to Our Students, Colleagues and Patients.”

The Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) extends a warm welcome to join them for their winter meeting in San Antonio, Texas January 23-25, 2020 at the Menger Hotel. This year’s theme is “Enhancing Pathology’s Visibility to Our Students, Colleagues and Patients.”

Register for the GRIPE 2020
Annual Meeting Here

When: January 23 – 25
Where: San Antonio, Texas

Meeting Highlights: Each year, pathologists, pathology educators and students come together to share experiences and resources to promote in undergraduate and graduate pathology education. This year we welcome Drs. Paulo Saldiva, Husain Sattar as plenary speakers to open each day with what is sure to be a fantastically rich and educational meeting.For more information, visit the 2020 GRIPE Annual Meeting Website. We look forward to seeing you in Texas in January!

#GRIPE20 Registration is Now Open!

The Group for Research in Pathology Education (GRIPE) extends a warm welcome to join them for their winter meeting in San Antonio, Texas January 23-25, 2020 at the Menger Hotel. This year’s theme is “Enhancing Pathology’s Visibility to Our Students, Colleagues and Patients.” 

Register for the GRIPE 2020 Annual Meeting Here

When: January 23 – 25
Where: San Antonio, Texas

Meeting Highlights: Each year, pathologists, pathology educators and students come together to share experiences and resources to promote in undergraduate and graduate pathology education. This year we welcome Drs. Paulo Saldiva, Husain Sattar as plenary speakers to open each day with what is sure to be a fantastically rich and educational meeting.

Hotel: Menger Hotel
204 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio TX 
The GRIPE Attendee room rate will be $169 per night. 

Please make your hotel reservations online here or call their reservation line at 1-800-345-9285.

Please be sure to ask for the reduced rate for the GRIPE Annual Meeting!
For more information, visit the 2020 GRIPE Annual Meeting Website. We look forward to seeing you in Texas in January!

Thank you,
Nicole Williams, MDGRIPE 2020 Program Chair

Will You Be Exhibiting With Us in January 2020?

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January is closer than you think! We would love to see you in San Antonio? You are cordially invited to participate in supporting the Group for Research in Pathology Education at our 2020 Meeting. www.gripemeeting.org

The 2020 Annual GRIPE Meeting will be held January 23-25, 2020. Please view our Exhibitor Prospectus at the following link. Download Here

Each year GRIPE members come together in an annual meeting to share experiences and resources to promote in undergraduate and graduate pathology education. These meetings have resulted in the development of shared teaching resources such as the GRIPE Digital Library and faculty development materials. In addition, these meetings provide a forum to discuss medical education innovations and research, highlighting advances in technology and curricular reforms.
I look forward to again working with you to make this educational event successful for all involved.
Looking forward to seeing you in San Antonio! We look forward to again working with you to make this educational event successful for all involved. We hope to see you in San Antonio!