In This Issue: Paths to Progress, Scholars Program, APC 2020 Discussion Groups and more!

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APC E-News: February 2020


In This Issue...

Paths to Progress, Scholars Program, APC 2020 Discussion Groups and more!

Recent Articles In Academic Pathology

Entry of Graduates of US Pathology Residency Programs Into the Workforce: Cohort Data Between 2008 and 2016 Remain Positive and Stable
Timmons et al., 2/6/20

Other Recent Workforce Development Publications:

The State of the Job Market for Pathologists: Evidence from the College of American Pathologists Practice Leader Survey 
Gross et al., Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 2020

Pathologists Will Prevail
Allen, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 2020

APC 2020 Annual Meeting

Our 53rd meeting will be returning to the iconic Hotel Del Coronado near San Diego, CA! Don’t miss this once-yearly opportunity to network with fellow leaders and exchange ideas on practice management, medical education, and research! REGISTER at the Advanced Rates by May 15th, but don’t wait! Rooms at the APC group rate at the Hotel Del Coronado are becoming more limited! Visit our website for more information.

Academic Pathology

Academic Pathology is APC's fully open-access, peer-reviewed journal. Academic Pathology achieved PubMed indexing status in July 2017. APC members receive a discount on the journal's article processing fee; take advantage of this discount and submit today!

Donate Today

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Member Resources

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Friendly Listserv Reminders For Members

• In your signature line, include and spell out your email address so that listserv recipients can reply to you directly if needed!

• Members of any Section may post a job announcement directly. However, the job must be directly related to the member’s home institution or program. 

Chairs listserv is now moderated by APC staff to remain a vital means of communication among colleagues and to enhance Chair member service.

Important Updates From The APC:

1. Paths to Progress: APC’s Newsletter Now Available!

2. Society of ’67 Scholars Program: Deadline 3/2/20

3. Preview APC 2020 Discussion Group Topics

4. Resources For Teaching

5. In Case You Missed The Latest Publications In Academic Pathology…

Paths to Progress: APC Newsletter Now Available

Reflect back on a productive 2019 by reading the APC Annual Newsletter, Paths to Progress. Stay up to date with committee reports, Section updates, and other workgroup/task force reports in the latest edition of Paths to Progress. Printed copies will be distributed to members attending the Chairs/PRODS events at USCAP 2020 next week! Want to know where APC 2022 is going? Find the new location announced in Paths to Progress!

Find previous issues of Paths to Progress on APC's website at:

Society of '67 Scholars Program
Applications Accepted through 3/2/2020

Provides an opportunity for medical students and/or residents to familiarize themselves with career opportunities in pathology and the critical role of pathology in healthcare delivery, research, and education through access to national leaders in academic Pathology attending the APC Annual Meeting. Encourage your medical students and residents to apply at:

NEW APC 2020 Discussion Groups 

Preview the APC 2020 Annual Meeting Discussion Group topics scheduled for Tuesday, July 21st afternoon! Pre-meeting sign-ups via the Elective Events Survey will be launched in late May. See the titles below; descriptions and co-moderators will be posted soon at:

  • Generating Discretionary Income for Your Department
  • Undergraduate Training in Genomics (UTRIG): Train the Trainer Session
  • Pathologist's Engagement in Global Health
  • A Toolkit for Teaching Root Cause Analysis
  • Surgical Pathology Rotation Models
  • Teaching Pathologists to Code, or: How to Fix the Data Literacy Crisis in Medical Education
  • Rethinking the Clinical Pathology Curriculum and Resident Experience
  • Preparing Your Institution for Residency/Fellow Wellness
  • Effective and Ethical Screening of Residency Applications
  • Patient-Centered Pathology Education: A Timely and Unique Window of Opportunity
  • Bias Mitigation and Quality Assurance in the Interview Process
  • Optimizing Learning Strategies to Promote Lifelong Learning and Resiliency in Millennials
  • Tackling the Pathology Pipeline Problem Head-On: From Ideas to Action
  • Managing Sideways in Undergraduate Medical Education: How Do We Optimize Best Practices From Teaching Faculty Within The Pathology Curriculum?
  • Inspiring the Next Generation of Pathologists: Designing and Implementing an Impactful Diagnostic Pathology Experience for Medical Students
  • Best Practices for Integrating Pathology in the Modern UME Curriculum

Resources For Teaching

UMEDS Medical Educator Toolbox
Resources from the APC 2019 Annual Meeting for medical educators (and all members of APC/Sections) are indexed in the UMEDS Medical Educator Toolbox, accessible by all APC and Section members (login required) at: Alternatively, click on “Medical Educator Toolbox” under the “Resources” menu tab on the APC homepage.

Educational Cases
Recent Educational Cases that address the PCME published in Academic Pathology:

In Case You Missed The Latest Publication In Academic Pathology...

Entry of Graduates of US Pathology Residency Programs Into the Workforce: Cohort Data Between 2008 and 2016 Remain Positive and Stable. Charles F. Timmons, et al. First Published February 6, 2020.

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