Career Development and Education

Career Development and Education

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

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Saturday, April 21

Meet the Mentor Breakfast       

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
San Diego Convention Center,
ASIP Office Corridor

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity
Chair: 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
Chairs: 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
Chairs: W. Mars, University of Pittsburgh and
Ducatman, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Lessons Learned from Wellness Programs in Residency and Clinical Fellowships
Wesley Naritoku, MD, PhD
USC/LAC+USC Medical Center

Wellness in Research Training Programs
Alana Iglewicz, MD
University of California, San Diego

Concepts in Wellness and Mindfulness in Training Programs
Rhonda Mason, LCSW
San Diego, CA


Sunday, April 22

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

7:00 AM - 8:15 AM
San Diego Marriott Marquis
Marina Ballroom, Salon F

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

Introduction of the Mentor/Sponsor/Mentee Dynamics by the Moderator
Cecelia 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 Bielenberg, PhD
Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital

Patricia D'Amore, PhD
Schepens Eye Research Institute

Monte Willis, MD, PhD, MBA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Alan Wells, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh

Concluding Remarks by the Moderator
Cecelia Yates, PhD

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

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
San Diego Convention Center
Session Room 2

Sponsored by the ASIP Education Committee

Chairs: W. Coleman, American Society for Investigative Pathology 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
San Diego Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom, Salon F

Sponsored by the ASIP Committee for Career Development and Diversity and the American Association of Anatomists
Chairs: 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

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

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by the ASIP Education Committee
Chairs: 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
San Diego Marriott Marquis
Marina Ballroom, Salon F

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