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 400 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.

PRESIDENT

Lori Elwood, MD

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

Sean Kirby, MD

  • Mercy Fairfield Hospital
  • 3000 Mack Road
  • Fairfield, OH 45014
  • Phone: (513) 870-7032
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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
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OSP - Governor
Amber Patton, DO
  • Lima Pathology Associates
  • 750 West High Street #400
  • Lima, OH 45801
  • Phone: (419) 226-9224
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OSP - Governor
Sean Kirby, MD
  • Mercy Fairfield Hospital
  • 3000 Mack Road
  • Fairfield, OH 45014
  • Phone: (513) 870-7032
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OSP - Governor
Debra L. Zynger, MD
  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • 410 West 10th Avenue
  • Columbus, Ohio 43210
  • Phone: (614) 293-7705
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OSMA Rep
Robert G. Gurdak, MD
  • Trumbull Memorial Hospital
  • 1350 E. Market Street
  • Warren, OH 44482
  • Phone: (330) 841-9346
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OSP - Governor
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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OSP-Governor
M. Atef Shrit, MD
  • Miami Valley Hospital
  • One Wyoming Street
  • Dayton, OH 45409
  • Phone: (937) 208-3588
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Resident Member
Kelsey McHugh, MD
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • 9500 Euclid Avenue L25
  • Cleveland, Ohio 44195
  • Phone: (216) 444-6781
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Meetings

Please contact Val Campana · Phone: (216) 375-6379 · veliaacampana@aol.com to register for this event.

Spring Meeting

  • Saturday, May 11, 2019
  • Dublin Embassy Suites Hotel
  • 5100 Upper Metro Place
  • Dublin, OH 43017
  • (614) 790-9000

New this meeting:

  • SAM credits (total of 4.5)
  • Continental breakfast provided in exhibit hall
  • Lunch provided in exhibit hall
  • Meet with Emily Volk, MD, MBA, FCAP, current CAP Vice-Chair of the Council of Government and Professional Affairs and CAP presidential candidate
Time Speaker
8:00 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast (provided) and Exhibits
8:30 am - 8:35 am
  • Lori Elwood, MD
  • President, Ohio Society of Pathologists
  • Welcome and Introduction
8:35 am - 9:30 am
  • Nat Pernick, MD
  • Founder & President, PathologyOutlines.com
  • Bingham Farms, Michigan
  • How to Use PathologyOutlines.com to Help Your Practice
  • (This presentation not available for CME or SAM credit)
9:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Nat Pernick, MD
  • Founder & President, PathologyOutlines.com
  • Bingham Farms, Michigan
  • How to Write an Effective Pathologist Job Advertisement and Recent Job Trends
10:00 am - 10:15 am Refreshments (provided) and Exhibits
10:15 am - 11:30 am
  • Karen Moser, MD
  • Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Hemostasis/Thrombosis
  • Department of Pathology, University of Utah ARUP Laboratories
  • Adventures in Anticoagulation: Measuring DOAC and Identifying Potential DOAC Interference in Hemostasis Tests
11:30 am - 12:00 pm OSP Business Meeting (all attendees welcome)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Lunch-Attendings: Lunch (provided) and Exhibits
  • Lunch-Trainees: Roundtable and Lunch (provided) with Dr. Pernick
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Gary Tozbikian, MD
  • Assistant Professor, Director, Division of Breast Pathology
  • Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University Medical Center
  • 2018 ASCO/CAP HER2 Guideline Focused Update
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Refreshments (provided) and Exhibits
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Gary Tozbikian, MD
  • Assistant Professor, Director, Division of Breast Pathology
  • Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University Medical Center
  • Practical Updates in Diagnostic Breast Pathology 2019: Common, Interesting, and Challenging Diagnoses in Breast Pathology
4:00 pm Meeting Adjourned
Morning Speaker:
  • Nat Pernick, MD
  • Title
  • “How to Use PathologyOutlines.com to Help your Practice”
  • (This presentation not available for CME or SAM credit)
  • Objectives:
    1. Understand why free full text is important for the practice of pathology with examples of how it is and is not implemented.
    2. Understand the structure and features of a popular online pathology textbook, to improve its efficiency of use in pathologist daily signout.
  • Title
  • “How to Write an Effective Pathologist Job Advertisement and Recent Job Trends"
  • Objectives:
    1. Understand pathology job recruitment better and what text to include in hiring advertisements.
    2. Review recent job trends in the pathology job market.
    Morning Speaker:
  • Karen Moser, MD
  • Title
  • “Adventures in Anticoagulation: Measuring DOAC and Identifying Potential DOAC Interference in Hemostasis Tests”
  • Objectives:
    1. Identify drugs belonging to the direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) family and discuss DOAC mechanism of action, kinetics, and clinical use.
    2. Describe scenarios in which laboratory testing to evaluate DOAC levels may be needed.
    3. Consult confidently with clinical colleagues to interpret laboratory results measuring and/or affected by DOAC.
Afternoon Speaker:
  • Gary Tozbikian, MD
  • Title
  • “Practical Updates in Diagnostic Breast Pathology 2019”
  • Part 1: The 2018 ASCO/CAP HER2 Guideline Focused Update: A Practical Review of the Changes to Clinical Practice Guidelines and Discussion of the Impact on HER2 Rates (1 hr)
  • Part 2: Utility of SOX10 Immunohistochemistry in the Diagnosis of Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer (0.5 hr)
  • Part 3: Breast Pathology Potpourri: A Rapid-Fire Review of a Series of Cases from a Subspecialty and Consult Service Featuring a Mixture of Common, Interesting, and Challenging Diagnoses in Breast Pathology (1.5 hr)
  • Objectives:
    1. Understand the changes to HER2 reporting per the recent ASCO/CAP HER2 Guideline Focused Update
    2. Effectively use immunohistochemical studies to diagnose metastatic TNBC
    3. Recognize the histomorphologic features of common and problematic breast lesions
Joint 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 educational activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology’s (ABP) Continuing Certification (CC) requirements for Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs).

Disclaimer

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


Resident Award

The Ohio Society of Pathologists is extending a Residents Travel Award for two residents to attend the meeting. Awardees will receive a free night stay at the Embassy Suites, Friday, May 10, 2019 and the opportunity to attend the Board of Governors dinner held that Friday evening. Please email your CV along with a paragraph explaining why attending this meeting will be beneficial to your growth as a pathology trainee to:

The deadline date for submissions is April 15, 2019.



Residency Programs

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