Journal Article
. 2017 Aug; 8:27.
doi: 10.4103/jpi.jpi_17_17.

Teaching Digital Pathology: The International School of Digital Pathology and Proposed Syllabus

Vincenzo Della Mea 1 Antonino Carbone 2 Carla Di Loreto 3 Gloria Bueno 4 Paolo De Paoli 5 Marcial García-Rojo 6 David de Mena 6 Annunziata Gloghini 7 Mohammad Ilyas 8 Arvydas Laurinavicius 9 Allan Rasmusson 9 Massimo Milione 7 Riccardo Dolcetti 10 Marco Pagani 11 Andrea Stoppini 11 Sandro Sulfaro 12 Michelangelo Bartolo 13 Emanuela Mazzon 14 H Peter Soyer 15 Liron Pantanowitz 16 
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Abstract

Digital pathology is an interdisciplinary field where competency in pathology, laboratory techniques, informatics, computer science, information systems, engineering, and even biology converge. This implies that teaching students about digital pathology requires coverage, expertise, and hands-on experience in all these disciplines. With this in mind, a syllabus was developed for a digital pathology summer school aimed at professionals in the aforementioned fields, as well as trainees and doctoral students. The aim of this communication is to share the context, rationale, and syllabus for this school of digital pathology.

Keywords: Curriculum; digital pathology; teaching.

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