Ohio Society of Pathologists

Val Campana · Phone: (216) 375-6379 · Fax: (216) 245-3785 veliaacampana@aol.com

The Ohio Society of Pathologists (OSP) is a not-for-profit organization composed of almost 300 physicians dedicated to the promotion of the field of pathology in the state of Ohio.

Our members are involved in leadership positions at the local, city, state, and national levels. The Ohio Society of Pathologists is very active in the areas of continuing education, quality assurance, and the legislative and socioeconomic aspects of the practice of pathology.

OSP does not directly provide clinical services, including any form of testing or post-mortem examination.


Leadership

PRESIDENT

Sean Kirby, MD

  • Mercy Fairfield Hospital
  • 3000 Mack Road
  • Fairfield, OH 45014
  • Phone: (513) 870-7032
Email
PAST-PRESIDENT

Lori Elwood, MD

  • Licking Memorial Hospital
  • 1320 W. Main Street
  • Newark, OH 43055
Email
PRESIDENT-ELECT

Kelsey McHugh, MD

  • Cleveland Clinic
  • 9500 Euclid Avenue L25
  • Cleveland, Ohio 44195
  • Phone: (216) 444-6781
Email
SECRETARY - TRESURER

Susan E. Porter, MD

  • Cleveland Clinic - Hillcrest Hospital
  • 6780 Mayfield Road, Pathology 2nd Floor
  • Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124
  • Phone: (440) 312-7991
  • Fax: (440) 312-6410
Email
OSP - Governor
Shelley Odronic, MD
  • St. Rita's Medical Center
  • 750 West High Street, Suite 400
  • Lima, OH 45801
  • Phone: (419) 226-9224
Email
OSP - Governor
Wei Chen, MD, PhD
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • 410 West 10th Avenue
  • Columbus, OH 43210
  • Phone: (614) 366-1041
Email
OSP - Governor
Debra L. Zynger, MD
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • 410 West 10th Avenue
  • Columbus, Ohio 43210
  • Phone: (614) 293-7705
Email
OSMA Rep
Robert G. Gurdak, MD
  • Trumbull Memorial Hospital
  • 1350 E. Market Street
  • Warren, OH 44482
  • Phone: (330) 841-9346
Email
OSP - Governor
Eric Willis, MD
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • 3535 Olentangy River Road RMH
  • RMH Pathology Department
  • Columbus, OH 43214
  • Phone: (614) 566-2392
Email
OSP-Governor
M. Atef Shrit, MD
  • Miami Valley Hospital
  • One Wyoming Street
  • Dayton, OH 45409
  • Phone: (937) 208-3588
Email
Resident Member
Frido Bruehl, MD
  • Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • 9410 Carnegie Avenue, L1-360
  • Cleveland, Ohio 44195
  • Phone: (216) 956-5724
Email

Meetings

If you have any questions, please contact Val Campana · Phone: (216) 375-6379 veliaacampana@aol.com

Fall Meeting

  • Saturday, October 16, 2021
  • Virtual Meeting
  • Conference Agenda (5.50 CMEs)
  • Registration Link
Time Speaker
8:00 am - 8:05 am
  • Sean Kirby, MD
  • President, Ohio Society of Pathologists
  • Welcome and Introduction
8:05 am - 10:00 am
(2.75)
  • Olga Pozdnyakova, MD, PhD
  • Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
  • Hematopathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Cytopenias and Cytoses: Myths and Facts
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Olga Pozdnyakova, MD, PhD (Continued)
11:00 am - 11:30 am OSP Business Meeting (all OSP members welcome) and Lunch Break
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
(1.5)
  • Amy S. Joehlin-Price, MD, MS
  • Staff Gynecologic Pathologist, Cleveland Clinic Department of Pathology
  • Assistant Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
  • An Endometrial Pathology Update: From Nuances in the Benign Realm to Emerging Challenges in Evaluating High Grade Endometrial Carcinoma
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Break
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
(1.25)
  • Amy S. Joehlin-Price, MD, MS (Continued)
2:30 pm Meeting Adjourned
Time Speaker
8:00 am - 8:05 am
  • Sean Kirby, MD
  • President, Ohio Society of Pathologists
  • Welcome and Introduction
8:05 am - 10:00 am
(2.75)
  • David F. Keren, MD
  • Professor, Department of Pathology
  • The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Detection and Management of Monoclonal Proteins: Current Guidelines
10:00 am - 10:15 am Break
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • David F. Keren, MD (Continued)
11:00 am - 11:30 am OSP Business Meeting (all OSP members welcome) and Lunch Break
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
(1.5)
  • Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
  • Medical Director, Solid Tumors, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
  • Small Specimens Great Outcomes: The CAP Guideline on Collection and Handling of Thoracic Small Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Ancillary Studies
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Break
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
(1.25)
  • Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD (Continued)
2:30 pm Meeting Adjourned

Providership Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the Joint Providership of the College of American Pathologists and the Ohio Society of Pathologists. The College of American Pathologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The College of American Pathologists designates this live internet educational activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclaimer
The content of this CME activity does not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the College of American Pathologists

For questions, contact Val Campana at (216) 375-6379 or veliaacampana@aol.com

A CD will be sent to OSP members that subscribed to the slides CD in their membership dues.

Residents are invited to attend free-of-charge.

There is a charge of $50.00 to attend the program for physicians who are not Society members.


Past Meetings

Link to our past live webinar from Saturday, May 22, 2021 at: Click Here.
You will be asked to enter your name, email address and password. A password was emailed to you after the meeting.

Speakers include: David F. Keren, MD and Sinchita Roy-Chowdhuri, MD, PhD, presenting the following lectures:

  • Detection and Management of Monoclonal Proteins: Current Guidelines
  • Small Specimens Great Outcomes: The CAP Guideline on Collection and Handling of Thoracic Small Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Ancillary Studies

Please note: If you did not register and attend the day of the event, you cannot receive CME by listening to the live recording.

If you did not complete the course evaluation, you can do so using this at: Click Here

Information for obtaining your CME can be found here: Click Here

For a listing of all of our past programs, please click here: Click Here


Resident Award

RESIDENT AWARD (CANCELLED) – SINCE THE FALL MEETING FOR THE OHIO SOCIETY OF PATHOLOGISTS SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021, WILL ONCE AGAIN BE HELD VIRTUALLY, INSTEAD OF A LIVE HOTEL MEETING IN ACCORDANCE WITH CDC GUIDANCE FOR COVID-19, THE RESIDENT AWARD IS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


Membership

If you are a physician interested in becoming a member of the OSP, please go to the relevant link listed below and print out a copy of the form. Send completed forms to the current Secretary-Treasurer:

*Prospective members must be sponsored by two current members of the Ohio Society of Pathologists.

Secretary - Tresurer

Susan E. Porter, MD

  • Cleveland Clinic - Hillcrest Hospital
  • 6780 Mayfield Road, Pathology 2nd Floor
  • Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124
  • Phone: 440-312-7991
  • Fax: 440-312-6410
Email

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Residency Programs

Ohio Pathology Residency Programs
Akron
Summa Akron City Hospital
Website
Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Website
Cleveland
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Website
Cleveland
Case Western Reserve University
Website
Cleveland
MetroHealth Medical Center
Website
Columbus
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Website
Toledo
University of Toledo Medical Center
Website

Photos


News

Proposed Rule 3901-8-17 Reimbursement for Unanticipated Out-of-Network Care 9-2-21 PDF

Ohio State University Pathology Update Course 8-5-21 PDF

Summer 2021 Newsletter 7-5-21 PDF

Dr. Victor Hinrich, MD Obituary 6-21-21 PDF

OSMA Vaccine Coalition Response to HB248-11 6-21-21 PDF

OSP response to Cigna regarding payment for professional component of clinical pathology services 6-4-21 PDF

OSP regulatory comments to Ohio Department of Insurance regarding OON law implementation 6-4-21 PDF

Winter 2021 Newsletter 1-20-21 PDF

OSP Testimony in Opposition of HB 388 12-9-20 PDF

Seeking Clinical Microbiologist for Contractor Advisory Committee 11-13-20 PDF

Spring 2020 Newsletter 6-12-20 PDF

Ohio Pathologists, CAP Oppose Out-Of-Network Legislation 5-12-20 PDF

OSP HB388 Letter of Opposition 4-20-20 PDF

Letter to Anthem Regarding the Recent Notice of Material/Amendment PDF

URGENT ACTION ALERT: From Leadership of the Ohio Society of Pathologists PDF

URGENT ACTION ALERT: From Leadership of the Ohio Society of Pathologists 7-16-19 PDF

Governor DeWine: Line-Item Veto Removing All Out-of-Network (OON) Billing Language PDF

Contributions to the Ohio Society of Pathologists’ Legislative Fund to Hire Lobbyist PDF

-2019 Dues Statement Lobbyist PDF