Penn Pathology and Laboratory Medicine ASCP Annual Meeting Recap

September 19, 2016

Once again, the Department was well represented at this year's American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting. Some highlights from the 2016 ASCP Meeting in Las Vegas:

Organized by Dr. Zubair Baloch, Chair of the ASCP Annual Meeting Scientific Program Committee

15 sessions with Penn Faculty including Anatomic Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Immunotherapy and Leadership Topics

10 sessions with Penn Residents and Fellow alumni in faculty positions elsewhere

Oral Abstract Finalist: Dr. Bryan Rea (PGY4), "Identification of Clinically Relevant Mycobacterial Species after Extended Incubation Times in the BACTECTM MGITTM System"

Best Lab Practice Poster Finalist: Dr. Taylor Jenkins (PGY2), "Using Signal-to-Cutoff Ratio to Improve 4th Generation Human Immunodeficiency Virus Diagnostics"

Penn faculty member Dr. Rose Wu and Penn Transfusion Medicine Fellowship alumna Dr. Tina Ipe (Methodist Houston) in the Top 5 of this year's ASCP "40 Under Forty"