Last October, the neuroimaging community was abuzz with excitement. Researchers in South Korea seemed to have overcome one of the biggest limitations of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a popular method for studying the human brain. Jang-Yeon Park, an author of the study, had been pondering the limitations of fMRI since his graduate student days at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. While conducting his PhD in medical physics, Park had developed a fascination for neuroscience.
The likelihood of another pandemic similar to COVID-19 or worse is around 28 percent, Bloomberg reported April 13. As such, the question for many has become "Are we ready?" In response, the World Health Organization has launched a new initiative aimed at making the answer a "Yes," — or at least "Here's how to be" — for countries around the world.
The FSP will be hosting a quarterly grand rounds program series in 2023 focusing on professional development and enrichment. Join us for the first program of the series on Monday, March 27 at 12 pm ET on Facing the Real World: What Graduating Pathologists Need to Know, moderated by FSP President Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD. This multidisciplinary and interactive webinar will bring the expertise from leaders in Florida’s academic and non-academic settings to provide practical survival guides and tips for new-in-practice pathologists to thrive in any practice setting. Attendees will earn 1 hour of CME credit. Register for free now on the FSP website here.
The Florida Society of Pathologists held its annual Poster Competition for residents and fellows in conjunction with the FSP 49th Annual Pathology Conference on Feb. 17-19. The poster competition was chaired by Vatsal Patel, MD, and a committee of 12 judges. Over 80 posters were submitted by this year from residents and fellows across the state and beyond! Find out who won here.
The Florida Society of Pathologists 49th Annual Pathology Conference was held this past weekend on Feb. 17-19, in Orlando, FL. Over 310 pathologists attended the meeting and over 120 industry professionals making this our largest meeting to date with over 430 total attendees. Highlights of the meeting included informative lectures given by keynote speakers Debra Bell, MD, L. Jeffrey Medeiros, MD, and Stuart Schnitt, MD, a digital poster hall with over 80 educational posters on display, a highly interactive and lively rare and interesting case competition with the top five cases presented live onstage, a fellowship fair for residents and fellows and a beautiful celebratory gala honoring the FSP’s 75th Anniversary. Thank you to everyone who joined us at the meeting this year and be sure to check the FSP website soon for a full recap and photos!
The FSP's 49th Annual Pathology Conference will take place next week on Feb. 17-19, 2023 at Disney's Contemporary Resort. We are excited that over 285 pathologists and over 50 sponsors have already registered for the conference, and we are still growing! Join your colleagues and friends at the FSP Annual Pathology Conference at our beautiful location on Disney property. Registration is still open online.
Important Member Announcement! The FSP Nominating Committee, chaired by Immediate Past President Morton Levitt, MD, has finalized their recommendations for the FSP Board of Directors for the 2023-2025 term. The FSP membership will vote on this slate at the upcoming FSP Business Meeting Saturday, Feb. 18. See the full slate of officers here.
All pathologists are invited to submit case-based posters or research-based posters for inclusion in the Poster Hall for the upcoming FSP Annual Pathology Conference on Feb. 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. Pathology residents and fellows are eligible to compete in the FSP Poster Competition. The Poster Competition is an excellent way to gain exposure for your scientific research or case study and to have the opportunity to be recognized in the Florida pathology community as a top poster! The top three posters will win a cash prize of $500, $250, or $150! Submit your poster now at www.flpath.org/annual2023#posters.
As 2022 comes to a close, FSP would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of Pathology Today a look at the 10 most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Jan. 11.
Will we see you at the FSP’s 75th Anniversary Celebration held in conjunction with the upcoming FSP Annual Pathology Conference in Orlando, FL? Come dressed to impress at this black-tie event on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 7-10 p.m. as we share in the many successes and memories of the past 75 years of FSP's history. The event will feature a plated dinner, open bar, live band, interactive photo booth and most importantly a special evening shared amongst friends. Tickets are only $25 and can be purchased online when registering for the meeting. We hope to see you there!