Resident-centered USCAP - Association of Pathology Chairs

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Resident-centered USCAP
Bruce R. Smoller, MD
Executive vice President
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Annual meeting events
• Saturday:
– Resident workshop:
• This year’s theme, “Leadership, Collaboration and
Change in Health Care” directed by Carol Farver Cleveland Clinic
• Sold out for second consecutive year
• Evaluations – uniformly exceptional from last year
(including from various faculty who attended)
• Soliciting ideas for subsequent years
– VIP Resident reception:
• Members of Executive Committee, Council and USCAP
Ambassadors attended a cocktail party with course
attendees designed to enhance interactions between
Academy leadership and our trainees!
Annual meeting events
• Sunday:
– Fellowship fair:
• 45 booths representing 45 separate institutions – needed
to expand space this year as it was “packed” last year
– House staff specialty conference:
• This year’s topic: “Boards Preparation: How and What to
Study”
– Session moderated by: Ann Folks and Barbara McKenna –
speaking with Rebecca Johnson (ABP) and Mika Fujiwara
(Stanford)
– > 100 attended last year’s event
Annual meeting events
• Monday and Tuesday:
– Hospitality Suites for Trainees:
• Round table discussions targeting following topics:
– Pathology Training issues including Boards and MOC
– Preparing for success in practice:
» Academic
» Private or large laboratory practice
– Subspecialty practice/fellowships
– And open discussions
• Hosted by Ambassadors, members of the Resident
Advisory Committee, Membership Committee, Executive
Committee and Council – many of the “who’s who” in
anatomic pathology
• No iPads given out this year (sorry)
• Expanded hours this year with coffee and snacks provided
all day (in addition to the breakfasts and lunches from past
years)
Annual meeting events
• Monday:
– Special symposium:
• “Careers in Investigative Pathology: The Next
Generation” – Drs. Berman (Hopkins) and Loda (Dana
Farber Cancer Center).
House Staff Welcome Reception
• Monday 5:30 – 7:30 PM
– In Hospitality Suite (CC 301-303)
• Open to all trainees attending the annual meeting
• Members of Executive Committee, Council, Education
Committee and other leadership roles encourage to
attend and mingle with our trainees, i.e., our future!
• Stop in, please!!!!
Attendance and participation at annual
USCAP meeting
• Number of abstracts submitted with trainees as first
authors: 1486
• Number of platforms given by trainees: 111 out of
the 280 total
• 733 Poster Presentations with trainees as first
authors
• 1286 trainees attended the annual meeting in 2012
– most ever – (surpasses 1220 from Boston 2010)
• 1008 attendees were junior members in 2012
• No final data yet on 2013 trainee attendance
Residents presenting platforms– leading
institutions (2012 data)
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Johns Hopkins
Brigham & Women’s
Cleveland Clinic
Cornell
Memorial Sloan-Kettering
MD Anderson
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6
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5
Total Abstracts submitted by Residents
(2012 data)
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Johns Hopkins
Mayo Clinic
Cleveland Clinic
Brigham & Women’s
Emory
MD Anderson
Univ. Pittsburgh
Washington Univ.
Mass. General Hospital
UCSF
45
40
34
33
33
29
29
28
25
21
Abstracts at annual meeting with resident
involvement (2012 data)
• 2416/3083 (78%) submitted had at least one
resident on list of authors
• 1679/3083 (54%) submitted had resident
listed as first author
• 1682/2176 (77%) of those accepted had a
least one resident on list of authors
• 1175/2176 (54%) of those accepted had a
resident listed as first author (55% for 2013)
Stowell-Orbison Award
• Given for best papers by a pathologist-intraining:
– 316 abstracts accepted (424 submitted) –– 4
awards and 4 honorable mentions
Stowell-Orbison Award – abstracts
accepted
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Washington University
Univ. Pittsburgh
Univ Chicago
Emory University
Univ. Pennsylvania
Johns Hopkins Univ.
Mayo Clinic
Beth Israel/Deaconess
Loyola
MD Anderson
Albany Med. Ctr.
Univ. Michigan
Cleveland Clinic
Univ. Toronto
16
14
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11
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Yale Univ.
5
Univ. Utah
5
MSKCC
Northwestern 5
Brown Univ. 5
Stanford Univ. 5
5
ADASP Awards
• ADASP - Autopsy Award: Given to a
pathologist-in-training for best poster based
upon autopsy material
• ADASP Surgical Pathology Award: Given to a
pathologist-in-training for best poster based
upon surgical pathology material
House Staff Participation in Academy
• Education Committee:
– Kristie White (UCSF)
– Ashley Cimino (Hopkins)
• Both rotating off and two new residents named to
succeed them:
– Kevin Fischer (Emory)
– Jennifer Pogoriler (Univ. Chicago)
• Innovative Educational Products
Development Committee:
– Initial membership had two residents, now both on
faculty
House Staff Participation in Academy
• Resident Advisory Committee
– Julia Iezzoni, Chair
• Subcommittee within Membership Committee
• Works specifically to design ideas that might appeal to
trainees
• Many members of committee are trainees:
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Jennifer Kaplan
Melissa Austin
Benjamin Coulter
Nora Frisch
Rondell Graham
Ian Hagemann
Trent Marburger
Kristie White
Jason Pimentel
House Staff Participation in Academy
• Foundation Committee:
– Kari Hooper (Univ. Alabama, Birmingham) –
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Resident registration booth
Expanded hospitality suite hours and food
“Welcome Reception for House Staff”
Mentorship Donation Program
Coupon books while in Tampa that are USCAPsponsored
• ABP Cooperating Societies Annual Meeting
• Rondell Graham (Mayo) attended as our representative
Pre-meeting Materials
• “How to Navigate” guide to the annual
meeting
– Powerpoint presentation designed to walk
residents through the annual meeting from a
resident’s perspective
• This idea arose through the Resident Advisory
Committee – resident ideas coming to fruition
Current plans
• Resident Board Review Preparation:
– Series of subspecialty based exams based upon
materials gleaned from the USCAP website
– Questions taken from SAMs type questions and
re-packaged for use by residents in preparation for
standardized national exams
– Project spear-headed by residents!
– Incorporated into MyPath – ready for launch right
after annual meeting
• Web-portal designed to be a concentrated site for
curated, high quality content for surgical
pathologists:
– Includes almost everything from USCAP website
including synchronized short courses with power point
slides and accompanying audio
– Handouts
– Last 10 years worth of Mod Path and LI
– Rosai’s textbook of Surgical Pathology, Sternberg’s
textbook of Surgical Pathology and 5 other textbooks!
• Completely searchable and with all figures easily
downloaded for incorporation into presentations
– PubMed
– Networking function for sharing comments and ideas
International House Staff
• Stoddard Travel Scholarship:
– Up to $5,000/year in travel scholarships to
trainees from countries with financial need
– This year 3 scholarships given to trainees from
India, all of whom had abstracts accepted for
presentation
Future
• Additional courses being discussed for the
first weekend
• New courses being recruited to replace the
resident-oriented courses currently at the
meeting
– If you have an idea, please submit it – we have a
new committee designed to fast track unique
course offerings!
• Discussion of developing a series of “basics”
courses during the annual meeting,
specifically aimed at pathologists-in-training

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