Monday, January 30, 2017

30 January 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

We have added new images to the following topics:

Friday, January 27, 2017

27 January 2017: New Contest

We have a new contest to win a $100 Amazon gift card, which runs through 12 March 2017.  We are looking for the best idea on how to increase Amazon.com sales through our website.  As you may know, if you purchase anything from Amazon, after first going through a link on our website (in the Header, Footer, Books page or a Banner), Amazon pays us ~5% of the purchase price as an "affiliate partner".  We use this money to support our website, and also distribute 10% of what we receive to a designated charity.  Last year, there were about ~2000 items purchased in this way, which is about 5 per day.  With an average daily traffic of over 15,000 sessions / visits, it seems we could do better.  Email NatPernick@gmail.com with your idea on how to get Pathologists to purchase from Amazon.com through our website more often.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

26 January 2017: Pathology Humor

We have started posting submitted Pathology Humor on our Facebook and Newsletter pages once a month.  Email your suggestions to Dr. Pernick at NatPernick@gmail.com.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

26 January 2017: Feature of Month - Search Books

Find any recent Pathology related book easily with our Books page, with links accessible on the Header and Footer of each page.  Using the Table of Contents, you can search for a book by Publisher, Books Series, Specialty or Date posted.  You can also search by Author or Title using the Search Box.  No other website makes it so easy to see what Pathology books are "out there".  The books also help support our website, because although we don't sell these books ourselves, we link to Amazon.com and some publishers.  Amazon pays us a commission on most purchases, books or otherwise, that were referred to their website by our website.  The publishers pay us a modest fee to link the books to their website.  Let us know if you have any questions or comments.

25 January 2017: Changes to Credit Card Processing

We have now started using Costco / Elavon for online processing of advertising payments on our Advertise page.  This appears to be easier for users, and helps those institutions which could not use PayPal, the prior processor.  There still is an option for payment through PayPal at the bottom of this page.  Let us know at 248/646-0325 of any questions that you have.

Monday, January 23, 2017

23 January 2017: Top Books in 2016

We have updated our Top Books page to reflect the Top 21 books in 2016. These books were bought through the PathologyOutlines Amazon link. We had a few new additions to the Top Books since the last time we updated them in July. Click here to review. Please note, the books on this page are sorted by authors' last name. Below are the Top 5 books purchased in 2016:

1. WHO Classification of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours) - 64 sold

2. WHO Classification of Tumours of the Female Reproductive Organs (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours) - 38 sold

3. WHO Classification of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours) - 38 sold 

4. WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System (IARC WHO Classification of Tumours) - 31 sold

5. The Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology - 26 sold  

23 January 2017: Textbook Updates

We have posted updated reviews of the following topics:

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

18 January 2017: New Commercial Email Contest Winner!

Our newest Commercial Email contest winner is Suzan Kavusi, MD, from the University of Washington. A $50 Amazon gift card was sent to Dr. Kavusi.

Please make sure to sign up for and read our Commercial emails for a chance at another contest! There were very low entries in the last contest. You can't win if you don't enter. Thanks.

18 January 2017: New Jobs Report for 4th Quarter of 2016

We have now posted the Jobs Report for the 4th Quarter of 2016, for jobs posted at PathologyOutlines.com.  It begins:

For this quarter, there were 166 job postings for full time or part time pathologists at PathologyOutlines.com, which form the basis for the statistics below. This is a 20.3% increase from the 138 job postings in the fourth quarter of 2015. We have excluded postings that were only for locum, PhD, residency, fellowship or non-Pathologist positions. Of the 166 postings, 155 were for 1 position, 5 were for 3 positions and 6 were for an unspecified number of positions greater than one.  Rest of report.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

17 January 2017: Check your email address

We have noticed our newsletters have been undeliverable to email addresses that have the domain of “rediffmail.com.” If you have this email, please contact us with an alternative email address so we can update our contacts and you can stay in the loop with PathologyOutlines.com. You can email Erin at erinthomas3161@gmail.com

Thank you.

Monday, January 16, 2017

16 January 2017: Amazon purchases will help Make-A-Wish

Twice a year, PathologyOutlines.com donates 10% of our Amazon commission to a non-profit. For the first half of 2017, we will be contributing to Make-A-Wish. You can buy Pathology, non Pathology related books or any other items by using our Amazon link. Besides purchasing from Amazon.com (using our links), you can donate specifically to this effort by clicking here. Thank you!

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

10 January 2017: 2016 Ad Statistics

For 2016, we had a whopping 584 Job ads posted, compared to 498 in 2015, an increase of 17%. In December 2016 alone we had a record 62 job ads posted. We had 120 Conference ads posted in 2016, up from 84 ads posted in 2015. . We posted 165 Fellowship ads in 2016 compared to 138 in 2015. These are record numbers for Jobs, Fellowships and Conference ads! We appreciate all our advertisers very much, as they help us provide this website to the pathology community for free.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

1 January 2017: Employee changes and Happy New Year!

We wish the best of luck to departing employee Shivani, who has worked here for almost 6 years, as she finishes up nursing school.

We welcome new employees Emily and Rob, who are initially working on converting our 7,000 topics to our new template format.

From all of us here at PathologyOutlines.com, a very Happy New Year!