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Top Five Junior Member Abstract Program Awards

This year’s abstract program features more than 645 abstracts and case studies discussing clinical research and case-based experiences within 24 areas, including gastrointestinal and liver pathology, hematopathology, and gynecologic and placental pathology. Learn about the outstanding pathologists in training whose research has been judged worthy of special recognition as winners of the CAP’s Top Five Junior Member Abstract Program.

First Place

Ayesha Siddique, MD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut
“Does International Tumor Budding Consensus Conference Criteria and Depth of Submucosal Invasion Proposed by the Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum Really Predict Lymph Node Metastasis in Endoscopic Resected Polypectomies with pT1 Malignant Colorectal Polyps?”
See page e11, Poster No. 27

Second Place

Brad Zehr, MD

Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus
“Characterization of Two Distinct Types of ERBB2 Mutations in Lung Carcinomas”
See page e182, Poster No. 64

Third Place

Devin R. Broadwater, MD

Department of Pathology, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium, San Antonio
“Development and Validation of Ultrarapid Periodic Acid–Schiff Stain for Use in Identifying Fungus on Frozen Section”
See page e52, Poster No. 150

Fourth Place

Ibrahim Abukhiran, MBBS

Department of Pathology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City
“Comparison of the Performance of Specimens from Core Needle Biopsy, Cell Block, and Cytology Smears on Molecular Oncology Testing by Next-Generation Sequencing”
See page e185, Poster No. 74

Fifth Place

Rahaf Alkhateb, MD

Department of Pathology, University of Texas–San Antonio
Alloimmunization and Transfusion Reaction Rate Among the Recipients of Low-Titer O-Positive Whole Blood at an Academic Community-Based Level I Trauma Center”
See page e202, Poster No. 132