Educational Committees

Educational Committees

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The Department of Pathology holds several educational committees throughout the year to evaluate our residency and fellowship programs. These committees meet to discuss topics such as current didactics, the health and wellbeing of our trainees, and other important issues.

The Clinical Competency Committee (CCC) meets twice a year to evaluate the progress and performance of residents and fellows.

Current members

  • Helen Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H., Chair
  • Kristen Atkins, M.D.
  • Joesph Wiencek, Ph.D.
  • Gay Wehrli, M.D., M.B.A.
  • Nadine Aguilera, M.D.
  • Robin LeGallo, M.D.
  • Anne Mills, M.D.

Curriculum Committee

The Curriculum Committee exists to assess and retool the key values of our training programs in order to provide quality education to our trainees. This committee meets monthly to keep the program on track with its yearly goals and to address issues that arise throughout the year.

Current members

  • Kristen Atkins, M.D.
  • M. Beatriz Lopes, M.D.
  • Stacey Mills, M.D.
  • James Gorham, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Anne Mills, M.D.
  • Robin LeGallo, M.D.
  • Eli Williams, Ph.D.
  • Helen Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.
  • James Mandell, M.D.
  • Joseph Coppock, M.D.
  • Ashley Volaric, M.D.
  • Rachel Whitehair, M.D.
  • Megan Dibbern, M.D.

The Program Evaluation Committee (PEC) meets twice annually to evaluate the program and set action items for the following year.

Current members

  • Kristen Atkins, M.D.
  • Jinbo Fan, Ph.D.
  • M. Beatriz Lopes, M.D., Ph.D.
  • James Gorham, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Anne Mills, M.D.
  • Joseph Coppock, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Ashley Volaric, M.D.
  • Rachel Whitehair, M.D.
  • Megan Dibbern, M.D.

First year Pathology residents are paired with faculty who share similar interests, so that faculty can assist them during their first year of residency.

Current mentors

  • James Gorham, M.D., Ph.D.
  • M. Beatriz Lopes, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Anne Mills, M.D.
  • James Mandell, M.D.
  • Helen Cathro, M.B.Ch.B., M.P.H.
  • Robin LeGallo, M.D.

Kristen Atkins, M.D. — Residency Program Director

Jinbo Fan, Ph.D. — Associate Program Director

M. Beatriz Lopes, M.D., Ph.D. — Associate Program Director

Anne Mills, M.D. — Assistant Program Director