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Welcome to Pathology's Bi-Weekly Bulletin | March 4, 2022

Pathology Province-Wide Rounds are back!

We are pleased to resume the weekly Pathology and Laboratory Medicine rounds in a revised format. The rounds, will take place via zoom on Fridays from noon to 1 pm. Each Friday we will alternate the presentation topics from: department business, PALs presentation, a research presentation and a clinical presentation.

First Session: Friday, March 4, 2022 from 12pm-1pm *Virtual Attendance Only*

Speaker: Dr. Zu-hua Gao, Professor and Department Head – Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

Topic: "My First 100 Days"

  1. identify the strength and issues of the department;
  2. summary suggestions from faculty members;
  3. discuss plans forward.

Meeting ID: 614 9139 2803 | Passcode: 990620

For Zoom information or any questions, please email Heleena Mistry.

Second Session: Friday, March 11, 2022 from 12pm-1pm *PALs*

Speaker: Dr. Dana Devine, Professor and Director for the Centre for Blood Research

Topic: "Academic Leadership. How is it Done?"

  1. discuss how to take advantage of leadership opportunities;
  2. understand where to find leadership opportunities;
  3. appreciate the qualities that make a good leader.

Please note, additional details about topic and presenters will be available closer to the presentation dates. Stay tuned for more information to come! If you have a suggestion for a topic or presenter, please contact Heleena Mistry .

We need volunteers

After a year hiatus and our return with a virtual format last year, we are excited to announce that Pathology Day is back and in person in 2022! This year's event will be held on Friday May 27, 2022 and information on the schedule and keynote speakers can be found on the pathday website .

We need volunteers to make this event a success! Would you be willing to help by reviewing abstracts or by being a judge for oral or poster presentations? Abstract review will be the first 2 weeks of April while oral and poster judging will require that the judges attend Pathology Day on May 27th. Outlined below are further details about the nature and timing of the commitments required for these roles.

Please let us know if you are able to volunteer this year. We thank you in advance for considering contributing to the success of Pathology Day and we look forward to hearing from you. Please contact Heleena Mistry for more info.

David Hardwick Pathology Learning Centre (DHPLC)

We are pleased Dr. Gang Wang, Clinical Assistant Professor at BC Cancer, has accepted the appointment as the Director of the David Hardwick Pathology Learning Centre. Dr. Wang will start his appointment on April 1, 2022 and can be reached at . Many thanks to Dr. Jonathan Bush for his leadership at the Centre for the last two years.

Creating the first open pathology multimedia textbook

Congratulations to Jonathan Bush, Jennifer Kong and Helen Dyck for receiving a grant to build a multimedia Open Ed Pressbook [read book], password “DHPLC" . This project will continue to build a multimedia OER pilot project on pathology with the goal of creating the first open pathology multimedia textbook. Read more

Funding received

Highlighted events

  • Post Award research administration on Workday Webinar video .