Monday, November 20, 2017

20 November 2017: Images needed

Our request this week is for images relevant to:

Placenta > Nontrophoblastic neoplasms > Hepatocellular adenoma-like lesion of placenta - micro images

We believe it is important to have an adequate number of high quality images on our server, because images on other servers often disappear.  If you own images of these entities, please email them as attachments to Dr. Nat Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com, with any corresponding clinical history. There is no payment for image contributions, but we will acknowledge you as contributor, so please indicate how you want your name to be displayed.

20 November 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

Thursday, November 16, 2017

16 November 2017: Authoring for PathologyOutlines

Have you thought about being an Author at PathologyOutlines.com? We are looking for great writers to help update our free online textbook. By becoming an author, you gain international exposure and have publications you can add to your CV.  Starting in 2018, for recent authors who have written 3+ topics, we will increase our honorarium to $50/topic, invite you to our Author breakfast at USCAP and give you an Author pin and PathOut ball cap.  Please review our Author information page at http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/Instructionsforauthors.html, and email your CV to erinthomas3161@gmail.com with your areas of expertise / interest.

16 November 2017: Shop Amazon.com for Holiday Deals and Support PathologyOutlines

As you may know, we receive a commission from Amazon when you use the Amazon links on our website to buy anything through Amazon. We also donate 10% of our Amazon commission to a non-profit twice a year. Please bookmark our Amazon link and use it when you do your holiday shopping this season. Thanks in advance.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

14 November 2017: Using Google to search our website

Many visitors have indicated that they get better searches when using Google.com to search our website, compared to the Search box in the upper right on our website (which is also from Google).  They first visit Google.com, then type PathologyOutlines.com and the search term (for example "Pathologyoutlines.com carcinoid").

Monday, November 13, 2017

13 November 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We have added new images to the following topics:

13 November 2017: Industry News page

Our Industry News page highlights announcements from our Sponsors.  It replaces the New Products and Services page and Management page.  At the top, it contains links to the Buyers Guide, Promotions Page and Product Questionnaires.  Let us know if you have any questions.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

2 November 2017: Record Traffic in October 2017!

Last month saw record traffic. We had 867,188 total sessions (visits) for the month, which averaged 27,974 sessions per day. This is an increase of 67.8% from October 2016. We also had 358,848 total users and 2,040,463 page views! We attribute part of this increase to our new, cleaner topic format and expert Author reviews of the textbook content. Thanks again for using PathologyOutlines.com.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

1 November 2017: View prior Jobs, Fellowships and Conferences pages

We have now posted versions of the Jobs, Fellowships, and Conferences pages as of September 27, 2017, October 2, 2017 and November 1, 2017. We have them posted as far back as January 2012.

If you need to look up a prior ad, we maintain these files as of the first of each month (or close to it). See files below:

As of September 27, 2017: Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences 

As of October 2, 2017: Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences 

As of November 1, 2017: Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences 

The format is the name of the file, plus yyyymm, where yyyy is the year and mm is the month.  So, for example, jobs posted as of April 1, 2016 are at http://pathologyoutlines.com/jobs201604.html.
  
Please contact us with any questions via email at CommentsPathout@gmail.com or telephone at (248) 646-0325.

Monday, October 30, 2017

30 October 2017 - New Jobs Report for Third Quarter of 2017

We have now posted the Jobs Report for the third quarter of 2017, click here.  It is also accessible from the Jobs page by clicking on the orange link.  It begins:

For this quarter, there were 178 job postings for full time or part time pathologists at PathologyOutlines.com, which form the basis for the statistics below. This is a 25.4% increase from the 142 job postings in the third quarter of 2016. We have excluded postings that were only for locum, Ph.D., residency, fellowship or non-pathologist positions. Of the 178 postings, 160 were for 1 position, 8 were for 2 positions, 9 were for an unspecified number of positions greater than one and one position was for unspecified number of positions greater than 3.  Rest of report.

30 October 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We are now accepting cases for Case of the Week

We are now accepting cases for Case of the Week. You can find general information and submission guidelines at the top of the main Case of the Week page.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Images needed

Our request this week is for images relevant to:

Cervix > Benign / nonneoplastic lesions > Squamous papilloma - micro images

We believe it is important to have an adequate number of high quality images on our server, because images on other servers often disappear.  If you own images of these entities, please email them as attachments to Dr. Nat Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com, with any corresponding clinical history. There is no payment for image contributions, but we will acknowledge you as contributor, so please indicate how you want your name to be displayed.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

15 October 2017: Change to Top of Header

We have enlarged the font of the text at the top of the Header, to make it easier to see.  Also, we have moved the Get Involved tab to the Contact Us page.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

12 October 2017: Record number of Jobs posted

Today we saw a record 322 jobs posted at PathologyOutlines.com.  We try to make our Jobs page as useful as possible, and appreciate the response of our Advertisers.  Where are all the Cytopathology jobs?  Scroll down to Regional totals by subspecialty, just below the subspecialties, and pick Cytopathology from the drop down menu.  Scroll down to see the totals, which are followed by summaries of the ads, followed by the full ads.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

4 October 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We have added new images to the following topics:

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

27 September 2017: Find a Conference Fast!

Do you know we list advertised Conferences by Organization, as well as by location and subspecialty on our Conference page? Want to know what conferences ASCP, CAP or USCAP, among many others, have coming up? Simply search by Organization. Don't see a conference listed that you attend? Please let us know by emailing natpernick@gmail.com and we will contact them.

Speaking of conferences, please visit us at the CAP 2017 conference, Booth #215.

Thank you!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

26 September 2017: Our Jobs Page

Do you know for the Jobs page, we have now have Regional totals by subspecialty, as well as by location and subspecialty? At the top of the Jobs page, under the heading Search Jobs, there is a subsection for Subspecialties.

http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/jobs

Monday, September 18, 2017

18 September 2017: Joke of the Month

Joke of the Month, submitted by Dr. Tanager:
Q: Why is cervical HSIL a condescending lesion?
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We need more jokes! Please submit them to natpernick@gmail.com. Thank you!

18 September 2017: Do you need CME?

Did you know that we have a page devoted to posting Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses?  We list CME courses, which often provide SAM, related to Pathology or Laboratory Medicine. You can search by recently posted CME or by subspecialty. Please visit our page here: http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/cme.html.

Friday, September 15, 2017

15 September 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We have added new images to the following topics:

15 September 2017: Images needed

Our request this week is for images relevant to:

Stomach > Gastritis > Graft versus host disease - gross and micro images

Testis and epididymis > Germ cell tumors > Polyembryoma - micro images


We believe it is important to have an adequate number of high quality images on our server, because images on other servers often disappear.  If you own images of these entities, please email them as attachments to Dr. Nat Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com, with any corresponding clinical history. There is no payment for image contributions, but we will acknowledge you as contributor, so please indicate how you want your name to be displayed.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

13 September 2017: Make sure to get our emails!

Please add NatPernick@gmail.com to your SafeList / Address book, so our email subscriptions go directly into your inbox.

Please bookmark and use our Amazon.com link to remember to shop at Amazon.com, and at the same time, help PathologyOutlines.com.  We receive a commission (~ 5%) from all purchases made through this link, whether pathology related or not, at not cost to you.  You get the benefit of wide selection of products and sellers, product reviews, a low price, and the knowledge that you are helping us maintain and expand our free website for the pathology community.

Friday, September 8, 2017

8 September 2017: Images needed

Our request this week is for images relevant to:

STAT6 images for Solitary fibrous tumor of colon (or elsewhere)

We believe it is important to have an adequate number of high quality images on our server, because images on other servers often disappear.  If you own images of these entities, please email them as attachments to Dr. Nat Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com, with any corresponding clinical history. There is no payment for image contributions, but we will acknowledge you as contributor, so please indicate how you want your name to be displayed.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

7 September 2017: Are you getting all of our newsletters?

You've signed up for our Case of the Week email, so now what? Did you know about these other email newsletters we offer for free as well?

  • Commercial / Promotions: Commercial emails are sent from time to time, but typically no more than monthly, and include a contest to receive an Amazon gift card just for reading the email. Promotions emails are sent before the USCAP and CAP / ASCP meetings, and list special offers for our visitors. 
  • Jobs, Fellowships and Conferences: Sent biweekly. Lists new postings for Pathologist, PhD and related Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences, CME, Webinars and New Products and Services.
  • Website News and New Books: Sent monthly. Lists new and updated features of the website (see Blog) and new books added to the Books pages.
  • What's New in Pathology: Sent quarterly. Written by members of the PathologyOutlines.com Editorial Board.

To subscribe to any of these simply go to: http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/subscribe.html and follow the instructions at the bottom of the page.

We also post the What's New in Pathology newsletters at the top of this page, so that you can go back and read any you may have missed.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

5 September 2017: Traffic Records for August 2017

We had a record number of Sessions (791,277), Sessions per day (25,525, up 62% from 2016), Users (316,478) and Page views (1,902,629) for August.

Thank you for visiting! We want to make this site as useful as possible for the pathology community - let us know what we can do to improve.

Friday, September 1, 2017

New CME Courses and a New Product Announcement

New courses from USCAP, offering CME/SAM credits, have been posted. 
 
A new product announcement from Roche was also posted. Check out information about their new AVENIO Millisect System here
 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

30 August 2017: Upcoming Conferences we're attending

Dr. Pernick is attending the 29th European Congress of Pathology in Amsterdam now through Monday morning. If you would like to set up a meeting with him, please email him at natpernick@gmail.com.

PathologyOutlines.com is exhibiting at the ASCP 2017 conference in Chicago, IL on September 6-7th. We are Booth #814. Please stop by, say "Hi" and take a short survey and get a flash drive (while supplies last)!

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

22 August 2017: What do you buy through Amazon.com?

As you may know, we receive a commission from Amazon when you use the Amazon links on our website to buy anything through Amazon. We've noticed an increase in purchase of "other items" besides pathology books. So we wondered, what do people like to buy through Amazon? Electronics? Clothes? Office supplies?

Well - no matter what it is you buy, we are always grateful when you go through our website links first. It's an easy way to support PathologyOutlines.com!

Monday, August 21, 2017

21 August 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We have added new images to the following topics:

21 August 2017: Images needed

Our request this week is for images relevant to:

Thyroid gland, Follicular carcinoma - cytology images

Cervix, Stratified mucin producing intraepithelial lesions (SMILE) - micro images

We believe it is important to have an adequate number of high quality images on our server, because images on other servers often disappear.  If you own images of these entities, please email them as attachments to Dr. Nat Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com, with any corresponding clinical history.  There is no payment for image contributions, but we will acknowledge you as contributor, so please indicate how you want your name to be displayed.

Friday, August 18, 2017

18 August 2017: Joke of the Month

Joke of the Month: Q: How can you tell when pathologists are extroverts?
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Please email your jokes to natpernick@gmail.com!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

New CME and Management Articles Posted

A couple new CME courses offered by ARUP Laboratories Institute for Learning have been posted.  Most of the CME courses also offer Free SAM credit.

In addition, take a look at the new articles that have recently been posted on our Management page. These articles are written by Vachette Pathology and include "Lab Prior-Authorization Programs Continuing to Evolve" and "What Pathologists Can Expect from the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule."


Wednesday, August 9, 2017

9 August 2017: Improved Cite This Page

We have improved the Cite This Page feature by adding the Author(s) last name and initials.  This feature is located below the Table of Contents on each Topic Page that has been converted to our new format.  We will add the Author(s) names going forward as topics are updated.

Example: 

Sanders MAG. Paget disease. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/breastmalignantpaget.html. Accessed August 9th, 2017. 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

8 August 2017: Top books January - July 2017

We have updated our Top Books page to reflect the top books purchased from our affiliated Amazon link for the first half of 2017! Click here to see which books made the list (listed by last name of the first author).

Thursday, August 3, 2017

3 August 2017: Images needed

Our request this week is for images relevant to:

Liver tumor, Macroregenerative nodule (MRN) - gross and micro images

Kidney tumor, Cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma - micro images

Colon nontumor, Histoplasmosis - micro images

Lymph nodes - not lymphoma, Adult onset Still's disease (AOSD) - micro images

We believe it is important to have an adequate number of high quality images on our server, because images on other servers often disappear.  If you own images of these entities, please email them as attachments to Dr. Nat Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com, with any corresponding clinical history. There is no payment for image contributions, but we will acknowledge you as contributor, so please indicate how you want your name to be displayed.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

2 August 2017: 73% increase in Sessions from July 2016

We are excited to see that traffic to the website is still growing. This July, we saw an increase in sessions (visits) of 73% from July 2016. You can see our other monthly statistics here: http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/monthlystats.php.

Thanks again for using PathologyOutlines.com.

2 August 2017: View prior Jobs, Fellowships and Conferences pages

We have now posted versions of the Jobs, Fellowships, and Conferences pages as of June 1, 2017, July 1, 2017 and August 1, 2017. We have them posted as far back as January 2012.

If you need to look up a prior ad, we maintain these files as of the first of each month (or close to it). See files below:

As of June 1, 2017: Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences 

As of July 3, 2017: Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences 

As of August 2, 2017: Jobs, Fellowships, Conferences 

The format is the name of the file, plus yyyymm, where yyyy is the year and mm is the month.  So, for example, jobs posted as of April 1, 2016 are at http://pathologyoutlines.com/jobs201604.html.
  
Please contact us with any questions via email at CommentsPathout@gmail.com or telephone at (248) 646-0325.

Monday, July 31, 2017

31 July 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We have added new images to the following topics:

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

July's Features of the Month

We want to highlight some new features that you may not be aware of.  For the Jobs page, we have a new quarterly Jobs Report (link to all Job Reports is near the top of the Jobs page, in orange) that discusses trends in the Job market.  At the bottom of the Search Jobs section is a new feature, Regional totals by subspecialty.  Just use the drop down box to select the Subspecialty.  

The Conferences page now lists conferences by Organization, for those that post a large number of conferences in a calendar year, such as ASCP, CAP and USCAP.   We have also combined Webinars and Conferences on the same page.

There are no structural changes to the Fellowship page, but at this time of year, we tend to make more updates about available openings, so check back often.

You can sign up for the JFC email, sent every 2 weeks, for more updates on Jobs, Fellowships and Conferences.

Monday, July 24, 2017

24 July 2017 - New Jobs Report for Second Quarter of 2017

We have now posted the Jobs Report for the second quarter of 2017, click here.  It is also accessible from the Jobs page by clicking on the orange link.  It begins:

For this quarter, there were 147 job postings for full time or part time pathologists at PathologyOutlines.com, which form the basis for the statistics below. This is a 15.7% increase from the 127 job postings in the second quarter of 2016. We have excluded postings that were only for locum, PhD, residency, fellowship or non-Pathologist positions. Of the 147 postings, 140 were for 1 position, 3 were for 2 positions, 1 was for 3 positions, and 3 were for an unspecified number of positions greater than one.  Rest of report.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

20 July 2017: We launched our own YouTube channel

We have posted a new video of a brief discussion with Dr. Pernick about the past, present and future of PathologyOutlines.com. You can view it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NT4dq57y5IA&feature=youtu.be. We hope to post new videos on a quarterly basis. 


20 July 2017: Joke of the Month

Joke of the Month:

Q: What do you call friendly blood agar?
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Submitted by Dr. Tjarks.

Please submit your jokes to natpernick@gmail.com.

Monday, July 17, 2017

17 July 2017: Amazon Purchases help Make-A-Wish Foundation

Twice a year, PathologyOutlines.com donates 10% of our Amazon commission to a non-profit. For the first half of 2017, we contributed $540 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. For the second half of 2017, we will be contributing to the Detroit College Promise, the nonprofit we started that provides scholarships to Detroit Public School students.  To help support these efforts, just use our Amazon.com link on our Home Page or Books pages to buy Pathology books, non Pathology related books or any other items. Thank you!

Thursday, July 13, 2017

13 July 2017: We need your new email address

If your email address has just changed, please let us know.  You can change it yourself by clicking here and fill in the box at the bottom with your current email address, or send an email to NatPernick@gmail.com with the old and new email addresses.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

11 July 2017: Commercial Email winner

Congratulations to Dr. Abha Soni, Johns Hopkins University, Maryland (USA), winner of our Commercial Email contest and a $50 Amazon gift card. Make sure you sign up for this email by clicking here, and when our next Commercial email is sent out, follow the easy instructions to get in the drawing.

Monday, July 3, 2017

3 July 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics: