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.


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Dan Cai, MD, PhD

  • MetroHealth Hospital
  • 2500 MetroHealth Drive
  • Cleveland, OH 44109
  • Phone: (216) 778-5189
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Kelsey McHugh, MD

  • Mayo Clinic
  • 13400 E. Shea Blvd.
  • Scottsdale, AZ 85259
  • Phone: (440) 539-7974
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Shelley Odronic, MD
  • St. Rita's Medical Center
  • 750 West High Street, Suite 400
  • Lima, OH 45801
  • Phone: (419) 226-9224
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Susan E. Porter, MD

  • Cleveland Clinic - Hillcrest Hospital
  • 6780 Mayfield Road, 2nd Floor
  • Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124
  • Phone: (440) 312-7991
  • Fax: (440) 312-6410
OSP - Governor
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Wei Chen, MD, PhD
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • 410 West 10th Avenue
  • Columbus, OH 43210
  • Phone: (614) 366-1041
OSP - Governor
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Debra L. Zynger, MD
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • 410 West 10th Avenue
  • Columbus, Ohio 43210
  • Phone: (614) 293-7705
OSP - Governor
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Eric Willis, MD
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • 3535 Olentangy River Road RMH
  • RMH Pathology Department
  • Columbus, OH 43214
  • Phone: (614) 566-2392
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Sarah Reuss, MD
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ohio State University Memorial Hospital
  • 500 London Avenue
  • Marysville, OH 43040
  • Phone: (937) 578-2416
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Frido Bruehl, MD
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
  • 3535 Olentangy River Road
  • RHM Pathology Department
  • Marysville, OH 43214
  • Phone: (614) 566-5526
Robert G. Gurdak, MD
  • Trumbull Memorial Hospital
  • 1350 E. Market Street
  • Warren, OH 44482
  • Phone: (330) 841-9346
Resident Member
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Divya Salibindla, MD
  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Laboratory Medicine Building, Suite 110
  • 3188 Bellevue Avenue
  • Cincinnati, OH 45219
  • Phone: (513) 584-7284

Future Meetings

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

2024 Fall Meeting

Saturday, November 2, 2024

Virtual Meeting

Registration Link

Conference Agenda (5.0 CMEs)

Time Speaker
8:00 am - 8:05 am
  • Dan Cai, MD
  • President, Ohio Society of Pathologists
  • Welcome and Introduction
8:05 am - 9:15 am
(1.25 CME)
  • Jian Chen, MD, PhD, CABP (AABB)
  • Medical Director, Clinical Coagulation Laboratory
  • Co-Director, Transfusion Medicine
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Utility and interpretation of coagulation mixing studies
9:15 am - 10:30 am
(1.25 CME)
  • Kyle Bradley, MD
  • Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Hematopathology
  • Emory University Hospital
  • Benign Lymph Node Disorders: Histologic Patterns and Diagnostic Pitfalls
10:30 am - 11:00 am OSP Business Meeting (all attendees welcome)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
(1.5 CME)
  • Michelle S. Hirsch, MD
  • Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Chief, Genitourinary Pathology Division
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • A Diagnostic Approach to the Updated WHO Classification of Adult Renal Epithelial Neoplasia
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Break
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
(1.0 CME)
  • Julie M. Jorns, MD
  • Professor of Pathology
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Breast Pathology in Transgender and Nonbinary Persons
1:45 pm Meeting Adjourned

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

Residents are invited to attend without charge

A CD will be sent to members that subscribed -- There will be a charge of $50.00 to attend the program for physicians who are not Society members

Recent Meetings

Links to our past meeting from May 3, 2024:

Speakers include Adam McShane, PhD, Debra L. Zynger, MD and Abberly Lott Limbach, MD presenting the following lectures:

  • Validation Considerations for Qualitative and Quantitative Clinical Laboratory Assays
  • The Pathology Job Market, Fellowship Interest, and Medical Student Pipeline
  • The Intersection of Cytology and Surgical Pathology in the Head and Neck (Session 1) and Recent Updates in Head and Neck Pathology: The WHO, The Milan, and The Bethesda. What does the practicing pathologist need to know. (Session 2)

Speakers’ handouts can be viewed here: Click Here

Please note: If you did not attend the day of the event, you cannot receive CME by reviewing the speaker handouts.

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

Link to our past live webinar from November 4, 2023 at: Click Here

Speakers include Erica R. Vormittag-Nocito, MD, Jason Hipp, MD, PhD and Mary Beth Beasley, MD presenting the following lectures:

  • Utility of Methylation Classification Beyond the CNS
  • Transforming Pathology through Digital Innovation: The Mayo Clinic Experience
  • Evolving Concepts and Challenges in Thoracic Pathology: Current Challenges in Interstitial Lung Disease (Session 1), Current Pitfalls and Emerging Topics in Mesothelioma (Session 2) and Current Challenges in Evaluation of Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma (Session 3)

Speakers’ handouts can be viewed here: Click Here

Past Meetings

Here is a list of all past programs since 1995: Click Here

Resident Virtual Poster Competition

Ohio Society of Pathologists Virtual Poster Competition for Residents, Fellows and Medical Students


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:

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

Make Payment Selection

Residency Programs

Ohio Pathology Residency Programs
Summa Health
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Cleveland Clinic
Case Western Reserve University
MetroHealth Medical Center
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
University of Toledo Medical Center

Trainee Program Ambassadors

Seeking OSP Program Ambassadors

Dear Ohio Pathology Trainees,

The Ohio Society of Pathologists (OSP) Board of Governors is seeking OSP Program Ambassadors from each of the seven pathology training programs in the great state of Ohio. Please see below for further details regarding each position.

If you are interested in the Program Ambassador position, please email your CV and a brief statement of interest (3 to 5 sentences) in the position(s) to our administrator Velia Campana at: veliaacampana@aol.com

Application Deadline is Friday, April 5, 2024 at 11:59PM ET.

OSP Program Ambassadors

  • Total Number of Positions: 7 (one position for each training program)
  • Position Term: 1 year*
  • Eligible Applicants: any pathology trainee (resident or fellow) actively training in the state of Ohio
  • Position Description: Program Ambassadors are tasked with encouraging Ohio pathology trainees from their institution to engage with the Ohio Society of Pathologists. Program Ambassadors encourage engagement by reminding their trainee colleagues to join OSP (membership is free for trainees), to attend the biannual Educational Programs (attendance is free for trainees), and to participate in Society-led activities such as the Annual Virtual Poster Competition and the Annual Resident Roundtable Luncheon. Each Program Ambassador will serve as the contact person between the OSP Board of Governors and their training institution.

Dan Cai, MD
President, Ohio Society of Pathologists

*1 year minimum of service after position election. Each position can be extended in one year increments by the Board of Governors without the need for trainees to reapply, should both the trainee and the Board be interested in continuing the relationship



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Changes to the ABPath Continuing Certification Program in 2022 PDF

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

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