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April 13, 2018
This week we had Dr. Erik Ranheim from the University of
Wisconsin visiting our department, where he gave an excellent
unknown hematopathology session with lymph nodes and
peripheral smears. This was a great educational session for all
the residents, especially the board takers. Dr. Ranheim also
presented Grand Rounds on "Pearls and Pitfalls in the Diagnostic
Workup of Small Lymph Node Biopsies".
Güliz A. Barkan, MD
Professor of Pathology and Urology
Vice Chair of Education
The GME retreat scheduled for Friday, April 13
the following topics: Just Culture, personality/style
integration, program director-coordinator relationship, and
performance of clinical competency committees. Thank you
to all the program directors who were able to participate in
the retreat.
Last but not least, please save the date - June 8
- for our
Hope spring finds its way to Chicagoland soon!
Valerie Alcock's first day at Loyola as a Medical Laboratory
Scientist for Microbiology was Monday, April 16, 2018.
Valerie is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University with
a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, and she
Valerie worked as a Medical Technologist in the Microbiology
laboratory for Presence Holy Family Medical Center in Des
Plaines and for Louis A. Weiss Hospital in Chicago.
Valerie and her husband, Bob, have one son, Connor, who is
a junior in high school. Valerie likes reading, gardening, bike
riding and visiting her friends.
Please welcome Valerie to Loyola!
We would like to acknowledge our
wonderful Pathologists’ Assistants.
Kristina Snyder
3 years and 1 month
Kristina Grieco
2 years and 9 months
Thank you to the faculty members who attended the opening of our new faculty
lounge. The lounge is located in the room adjacent to the Stritch School of
Medicine cafeteria, formerly used as a quiet dining area. It is accessible by card
reader and features workstations, assorted seating and a beverage station. Later in
May, we will have a grand opening event in the lounge. We will let you know more
in an upcoming newsletter.
Resilience: Whats in it for Me
Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds
April 10, 2018
Dr. Marisa Saint Martin, MD
Recognized in this week’s Stritch Weekly
For his commentary on the manuscript
Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after
Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
Dr. Jawed Fareed, PhD
With a total of over 81 years of service to Loyola
A retirement reception was held to give our best wishes to:
Cindy Blakemore
Manager of Core Lab
38 years of service
Kathy McKenna
Manager of Specials Lab
43 years of service