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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Events

December 15, 2017

Link to Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Academic Calendar

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Department News

Open Pathology Positions

April 25, 2017

Faculty positions are open in epigenetics, machine learning/image analysis, blood banking, coagulation, genomic diagnostics, bioinformatics, cell and gene therapy, surgical pathology (GI tract pathology), genome editing and functional cancer genomics, hematopathology, immunometabolism and tumor immunity, protective immunity, neurodegenerative diseases, sarcoma/soft tissue pathology, and RNA computational biology.

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Faculty and Housestaff Honors and Service June 2018

June 18, 2018

President-Elects of International Societies for the Advancement of Cytometry and for Cell and Gene Therapy, awards for Neuropathology and Clinical Microbiology Fellows, and service on Council of Microbial Sciences.

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New Residency Program Director

May 30, 2018

Nicole Aqui, MD, to serve as Penn's Pathology Residency Program Director.

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Dr. Don Siegel Receives Francis S. Morrison, MD Memorial Lecture Award

May 17, 2018

American Society for Apheresis Award and keynote lecture for major contributions to the field of apheresis medicine.

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2018 Pathology "Top Docs" in Philadelphia Magazine

May 08, 2018

Drs. Adam Bagg, Zubair Baloch, John Brooks, David Elder, Franz Fogt, Virginia LiVolsi, Robert B. Wilson, and Xiaowei (George) Xu are among the the 13 top pathologists in the region.

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FDA Approves CAR-T Immunotherapy for 2nd Indication

May 03, 2018

Approval for a personalized cellular therapy for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory large B-Cell lymphoma after two or more lines of systemic therapy.

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Dr. Robert Doms Receives Prestigious Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

April 28, 2018

Cited for teaching that is intellectually demanding, unusually coherent, and permanent in its effect.

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Carl June Named One of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World

April 26, 2018

Pioneer in cancer and HIV gene therapy honored.

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Department Completes Offsite CAP Inspection

April 12, 2018

Part of the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program to accredit the entire spectrum of pathology tests.

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PGY-2 Resident Dr. Nya Nelson Receives Award for Best Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Poster at USCAP

April 03, 2018

International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology (ISBSTP) award for advances in understanding diagnosis, prognosis and pathogenesis of this collection of rare diseases.

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Educator of The Year Award for Dr. Zubair Baloch

April 02, 2018

2018 L.C. Tao Educator of The Year Award from the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology.

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Re-accreditation for Clinical Microbiology Fellowship Program

March 28, 2018

Approved for next 7-year period by the Committee on Postdoctoral Education Programs (CPEP) of the American Society for Microbiology.

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New Pathology Residents for 2018-19

March 16, 2018

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine had a very successful recruitment season for the 2018-2019 PGY1 residency class, matching seven residents with a variety of academic career goals for training in AP/CP and CP.

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Julianne Qualtieri, MD, Joins Department

March 02, 2018

Medical Director of the Clinical Flow Cytometry Lab in the Division of Hematopathology.

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Faculty in the News Highlights February 2018

February 26, 2018

New publications from the Lee, Allman, and Pear labs; a uniform international approach for classifying and reporting salivary gland FNA samples; the Penn-Novartis partnership; Wired magazine covers gene modification in the fight against cancer.

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Teaching Award for PGY-3 Resident Dr. Alexander Macnow

February 13, 2018

"Penn Pearls Teaching Award" for Pathology recognizes excellence in clinical teaching.

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Pathologists' Assistant Joseph A. DiRienzi Honored with NDRI Service to Science Award

February 08, 2018

Outstanding Tissue Procurement Partner Award from the National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) for Joe DiRienzi of the Anatomic Pathology Division.

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Announcement from Dr. David Roth: Retirement of Zoe Zampana

January 30, 2018

Served as Executive Assistant and trusted advisor to four consecutive Chairs of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine since 1997.

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Dr. Cindy McGrath Elected to 2017 Penn Medicine Academy of Master Clinicians

January 19, 2018

Academy recognizes Penn Medicine clinicians who exemplify the highest standards of clinical excellence, humanism and professionalism.

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