Career Development and Education

Career Development and Education

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Sessions Sponsored by Education Committee and
the Commitee for Career Development and Diversity

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SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

Meet the Mentor Breakfast       

(7:30 AM - 8:30 AM)

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity
Chaired: T. Parry, University of North Carolina

NextGen Science: New Discoveries of Graduate Students and Post-Doctoral Fellow Rising Stars

(8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity
Chaired: T.A. Reaves, Medical University of South Carolina and E. Medina, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

XVIIIth Annual Workshop on Graduate Education in Pathology: Wellness for Students and Faculty
(11:45 AM - 1:45 PM)
Sponsored by the ASIP Education Committee and the Association of Pathology Chairs
Chaired: W. Mars, University of Pittsburgh and B. Ducatman, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

  • Concepts in Wellness and Mindfulness in Training Programs
    • Rhonda Mason, LCSW
      • San Diego, CA
  • Lessons Learned from Wellness Programs in Residency and Clinical Fellowships
    • Wesley Y. Naritoku, MD, PhD
      • USC/LAC+USC Medical Center
  • Wellness in Research Training Programs
    • Alana Iglewicz, MD
      • University of California, San Diego

SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2018

Committee for Career Development & Diversity Workshop and Breakfast: Mentor/Mentee Relationship:
a Two-Way Street

(7:00 AM - 8:15 AM)

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity
Chaired: M. Preziosi, University of Pittsburgh and V. Contreras-Shannon, St. Mary’s University

  • Introduction of the Mentor/Sponsor/Mentee Dynamics by the Moderator
    • Cecelia C. Yates, PhD
      • University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
  • Panel Discussion: Panelists Will Introduce Themselves with Attending Mentor/Mentee for 3-5 Minutes Followed by Q&A Session:
    • Diane R. Bielenberg, PhD
      • Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital
    • Patricia A. D'Amore, PhD
      • Schepens Eye Research Institute
    • Monte S Willis, MD, PhD, MBA
      • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Alan Wells, MD, PhD
      • University of Pittsburgh
  • Concluding Remarks by the Moderator
    • Cecelia C. Yates, PhD

Molecular and Cellular Basis of Cancer: Pathobiology Course for Research Scientists: Infectious Pathogens and Cancer

(8:30 AM - 11:30 AM)

Sponsored by the ASIP Education Committee

Chaired: W.B. Coleman, University of North Carolina and D. Bielenberg, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • Role of MyD88 in Helicobacter Infection-Driven Gastric Carcinogenesis
    • Marygorret Obonyo, PhD
      • University of California, San Diego
  • Human Papillomavirus in Oropharyngeal Cancer
    • Kathryn Gold, MD
      • University of California, San Diego
  • Viral Mechanisms in Primary Liver Cancer
    • Satdarshan Paul P. Monga, MD
      • University of Pittsburgh
  • Hepatitis C Virus Vaccine Development
    • Mansun Law, PhD
      • Scripps Research Institute

XVIIIth Annual ASIP/AAA Career Development and Mentoring Program and Lunch:
The IDP: Highway to Success

(11:45 AM - 1:45 PM)

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity and the American Association of Anatomists
Chaired: A. Duncan, University of Pittsburgh and N. Rutledge, Northwestern University

  • Introduction
    • Andrew W. Duncan, PhD
      • University of Pittsburgh
  • How to Write, Revise and Adapt Your Most Effective IDP
    • Elaine L. Bearer, MD, PhD
      • University of New Mexico Health Science Center
  • Testimonials: Senior Trainees Share Personal Experiences with their IDP
    • Nakisha S. Rutledge, BSc
      • Northwestern University
    • Zariel Johnson, PhD
      • University of Pittsburgh
    • Chad M. Walesky, PhD
      • Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  • Interactive Table Sessions: Attendees will rotate through tables hosted by mentors who will help attendees write their first IDP or edit/improve an existing IDP
  • Wrap-Up
    • Andrew W. Duncan, PhD
      • University of Pittsburgh

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2018

ASIP Scientific Sleuthing of Human Disease for Undergraduate Students and
High School Teachers and Students

(9:30 AM - 2:30 AM)

Sponsored by the ASIP Education Committee

Chaired: K. Nejak-Bowen, University of Pittsburgh and M.B. Furie, Stony Brook University

  • Welcome and Introductions
    • Kari Nejak-Bowen, MBA, PhD
      • University of Pittsburgh
  • Menacing Microbes: The Threat of Bioterrorism
    • Martha B. Furie, PhD
      • Stony Brook University
  • Smoking-Related Lung Disease in 3D: Not Your Standard Lecture
    • Dani S. Zander, MD
      • University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Stem Cells: A Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    • Satdarshan Paul P. Monga, MD
    • University of Pittsburgh

Lunch and Learn: Science, Statistics and Getting It Right

(11:45 AM - 1:45 PM)

Sponsored by the ASIP Education Committee

An interactive lunch session will include an opportunity for participants to review case vignettes featuring common problems in scientific research statistics followed by a presentation and discussion with statistical faculty.  

  • Danny A. Milner, MD, MSc(Epi)
    • American Society for Clinical Pathology

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