Pathology Council Chair : Annalisa Angelini Incoming Chair : Gerald Berry Vice Chair : Patrich Bruneval Workforce leaders: 1.Standards & Guidelines: Carmela D. Tan 2.Education Workforce Leader: E. Rene Rodriguez 3.Registries & Databases Workforce Leader: Robert F. Padera, 4.Communications Workforce Leader: James B. Atkinson
Accomplishments over past year 1. Successful refinement of pathological criteria for diagnosis and reporting of AMR in pre-meeting session on (20 participants) 2. Development and implementation of web-based pathology survey/template 3. Implementation of Aperio digital image system for reviewing histopathology and immunohistochemical slides attendees at Concurrent Session 5 on Successful pre-meeting Symposium #19 on the role of pathology in the diagnosis of AMR in heart.
Goals and plans for coming year 1. Creation of web-based histopathology & immunopathology atlas 2. Refinement and implementation of pathology template for reporting AMR 3. Organization of pre-meeting for discussion of histological and immunopathological aspects of pulmonary AMR 4. Expansion of membership in Pathology Council including junior members/trainees 5. Preliminary discussion of multi-institutional database for images, clinical data, DSA, pathology
Key discussion points and action items for the Board 1. Continued support of pathology template and Second-Slide image (including financial) 2. Support the organization and development of pre-meeting on the pathology of pulmonary AMR for April Provide organizational support for web- based atlas of cardiac AMR either through Pathology Council or the journal 4.
Items needing budget consideration (include amount requested and rationale) Costs related to Second-Slide image repository Costs related to 2012 pre-meeting on pulmonary AMR