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Top Pathology resources and websites مواقع باثولوجي

 Reference Websites:

  1. Pathology Outlines [comprehensive “online textbook” of pathology]
  2. PathCONSULT (Elsevier) [broad “online textbook” of pathology]
  3. The Knowledge Hub (USCAP) [collected educational materials form past USCAP conferences]
  4. CAP Cancer Reporting Checklists (College of American Pathologists)
  5. University of Virginia Pathology Tutorials [GU, gyne, hemepath, parasitology]
  6. Cancer Management Guidelines (BC Cancer Institute)
  7. eMedicine Pathology Articles [virtual textbook by entity]


  1. “Medical School Pathology” (John Minarcik)
  1. General Pathology Lectures [based on Robbin’s first 10 chapters] [Youtube link]
  2. Corresponding “Multiheader” Slide-Based Histopathology Videos
  1. YouTube Pathology Lectures (based on the first 10 chapters of Robbins)
  2. The Basic Medical Pathology Series (NLM, UAB)
  3. The Online Interactive Pathology Laboratory (IPLAB) (UAB) [designed to compliment Robbins textbook]
  4. Basic Pathology Concepts Tutorial (JHU)

Unknown Case Conferences (weekly, monthly):

  1. Surgical Pathology Online Unknown Cases (JHU) [new cases weekly; free registration required]
  2. GI & Liver Pathology Case Conference (JHU) [2-4 new cases per month]
  3. Case of the Week ( [archived cases by category or diagnosis]
  4. Online Case Studies (U Pittsburgh) [new case weekly]
  5. Division of Cytopathology Interesting Case Conference (JHU) [>100 old cases; free registration required]
  6. Cytology Case of the Month ( archived cases
  7. PathMD AP/CP Board Review [monthly exam practice questions; question archiveanswer archive,image archive]
  8. Case of the month (College of American Pathologists)
  9. Image of the week (Pathology Network, Lippincott)
  10. Enjoy pathology (U Colorado professor) [case collections in surg path, dermpath, and hemepath]

Pathology Atlases

  1. WebPathology ( [particularly strong in urologic/gynecologic/breast images]
  2. PathPedia e-Atlas ( [histology and histopathology]
  3. SurgPath4U [library of entities by organ site with diagnostic feature walkthroughs]

Virtual Slide Libraries:

  1. USCAP Virtual Slide Box (USCAP) [with virtual microscopy]
  2. Leeds Virtual Slide Library [with virtual microscopy] <— hint: just select an organ system and click         “search”
  3. Virtual Slidebox of Histopathology (U of Iowa) [virtual slides]
  4. PathXchange ( [community-contributed cases]
  5. Pathology Pics [posted photomicrographs, quick practice cases, question of the day]
  6. Epathologies “Pathology Quizzes” (St Joseph University)
  7. Jaun Rosai’s Collection of Surgical Pathology Seminars ( [virtual slides]
  8. Youtube Histopathology (John Minarcik)
  1. AdrenalAppendixBoneBladderBone MarrowBrainBreastCervixColonEsophagus,EyeFallopian TubeGallbladderHeartJointKidneyLiverLungLymph NodeMouth,MuscleNeckNoseOvaryPancreasParathyroidPenisPituitaryProstateSalivary Gland,SkinSmall IntestineSoft TissueSpleenStomachTestisThymusThyroidUreter,UterusVaginaVesselsVulva

Textbooks for Download:

  1. IARC Publications (International Agency for Research on Cancer); Includes:
  1. WHO Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumour of the Digestive System
  2. WHO Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone
  3. WHO Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Skin
  4. WHO Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs
  5. WHO Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours
  6. WHO Classification of Tumors: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus, and Heart


  1. Immunohistochemical Vade Mecum (Dr. P Bishop) [IHC stain reference]
  2. NordIQ Epitope Descriptions (not for profit)
  3. Immunohistochemistry FAQ [textbook companion]
  4. [ Stains A-E | Stains F-Z and Cell Cycle | CD Markers ]
  5. Antibody and Beyond (
  6. Immunohistochemistry World (

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Top 5 Social Media Sites for Physicians

Social media has become increasingly popular over the last decade. Though the majority of available social media websites cater to an audience that use it for personal relationships, certain social websites can be used as an invaluable tool for healthcare professionals. Below are the top 5 social media websites for physicians.

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How to Find the Best Medical Information Online

What are the best websites for finding reliable health information on the Internet? I usually do a Google search on a symptom, drug or health condition when I want to research something, but with so much information out there I’m not sure what I can trust.

–Untrusting Senior

Dear Untrusting,
You’re wise not to believe everything you read, especially when it comes to health and medical information on the World Wide Web. To help you sort through the online clutter and locate reliable, trustworthy medical information, here are a few tips to follow, along with some top-rated sites you can always turn to with confidence.

How to Verify
As a general rule, health and medical information websites sponsored by the U.S. government, not-for-profit health or medical organizations, and university medical centers are the most reliable resources on the Internet. While sites supported by for-profit companies, such as drug or insurance companies who may be trying to sell you their products, are usually not your best option.

To find out who’s sponsoring a site and where the information came from, click on the “About Us” tab on the site’s home page.

Also look for the red and blue “HONcode” seal at the bottom of each page, which means the site has credible information and is certified by the Health On the Net Foundation. However, government sponsored health sites don’t have the seal.

Also be aware that good health and medical information changes all the time so check the date that information was published to make sure it’s current. And, if you’re doing research online before seeing a doctor, print your findings out on paper, including the site you got your information from, so you can review it together.

Top Health Sites
While there are dozens of great websites that provide reliable, trustworthy, unbiased health and medical information, here are two of the best all-purpose sites that are easy to use. Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and managed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus provides information on more than 900 diseases and conditions in their “Health Topics” section, and links to other trusted resources.

It also provides a directory of hospitals, clinics and healthcare providers, a medical encyclopedia and medical dictionary, tutorials on common conditions, tests, and treatments, extensive information on prescription drugs, supplements and herbs, and links to thousands of clinical trials. It even offers a senior specific health site ( that makes age-related health information easier to get. Owned by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, this site is produced by more than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic, and provides in-depth, easy-to-understand information on hundreds of diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements, tests and procedures. It also offers a nifty “Symptom Checker” tool and “First-Aid Guide” for fast answers to all types of health conditions, along with medical blogs, expert answers, videos and links to additional resources.

Disease Specific Sites
There are also dozens of other sites dedicated to specific diseases and conditions. Here are some top-rated sites as listed by the Medical Library Association on cancer, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

Cancer: American Cancer Society (, National Cancer Institute (, Association of Cancer Online Resources ( and Cancer Care (

Heart disease: American Heart Association (, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute ( and Congenital Heart Information Network (

Diabetes: American Diabetes Association (, National Diabetes Education Program (, Joslin Diabetes Center (, and Diabetes Monitor (

Alzheimer’s disease: Alzheimer’s Association (, Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation (, and


Best Radiology Education websites

A List of Radiology education websites



  • Atlas of Signs in Musculoskeletal Radiology – An atlas of common and not so common signs used in Musculoskeletal Radiology. Peer reviewed by the American Roentgen Ray Society and is included in AJR Webreview.
  • Brain tomography – A brief explanation of X-ray CT, MRI, and SPECT/PET.
  • Collaborative Hypertext of Radiology – CHORUS is a hypertext medical reference. More than 1100 documents describe diseases, anatomy, and radiologic findings.
  • Ct is Us – CT teaching files including sections on: adrenal, liver, kidney, musculoskeletal, small bowel, stomach, chest, pancreas, spleen, and OB/GYN. Created and maintained by The Advanced Medical Imaging Laboratory (AMIL).
  • European Association of Radiology (EAR) – The online database of the EAR with teaching cases available.
  • Imaging Science Today – Provides ultrasound and radiology education. Submit cases, book store, conference calendar, forums, and news.
  • Imaging of the Thyroid Gland – Includes sonography, scintiscanning, pathology, radiography, computer tomography, magnetic resonance, surgery and pathology specimens.
  • MedPix Medical Image Database – Premier peer-reviewed medical image database, organized by disease category, disease location (organ system), and by patient profiles. Searches can be sent to PubMed.
  • Teaching File Authoring System – Free web application allows radiologists to create their own online teaching file repositories by uploading medical images through their web browser.
  • On Call Radiology – Teaching files to identify common radiology findings on call and in the emergency room.
  • Radiologie Interventionnelle – Interventional radiology and pain management in oncology. In English and Français.
  • Radiology Cases – Interesting and educational cases from the daily work of a radiologist. A virtual image library covering all modalitites.
  • Radiology Picture of the Day – Provides a daily medical image with a corresponding brief description.
  • Radiology Teacher – Radiology teaching file server. Provides the ability to create interactive radiology teaching files.
  • Radswiki – Radiology wiki. Provides a gallery of new teaching files.
  • SRS Educational Resource – Case presentations for educational purposes, hosted by the Scottish Radiological Society.
  • Thermology – Information site with images, reference literature, technology information concerning infrared thermal imaging, primarily for the application in health care.
  • Xray2000 – A collection of images and articles for students of radiology.

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