Success in Patient Care Results Begins With an Integrated Medical Team: New ASCP President Says

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David N.B. Lewin, MD, FASCP, Installed as New President at 2015 ASCP Annual Meeting in Long Beach

ASCP is the leading organization that unites more than 120,000 professionals in pathology and laboratory medicine. I’m honored to serve as ASCP’s President.

David N.B. Lewin, MD, FASCP, was installed as President of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) during the ASCP 2015 Annual Meeting in Long Beach, Oct. 28-30.

Dr. Lewin is an experienced pathologist with specialties in gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic pathology. While serving as a Professor of Pathology since 1996, he has also excelled in several administrative appointments, including Director of Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology, Pathology Residency Program Director, and Vice Chair for Medical Affairs at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.

A member of ASCP for more than 20 years, he has previously served ASCP as the Chair of the Annual Meeting Steering Committee and the Chair of the Resident Physician Section (now the Resident Council). He is also a member of the College of American Pathologists, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, the Rodger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society, and the Hans Popper Hepatopathology Society.

“ASCP is the leading organization that unites more than 120,000 professionals in pathology and laboratory medicine. I’m honored to serve as ASCP’s President,” said Dr. Lewin.

“We are on the cusp of the most dramatic period of change in the way health care is delivered and consumed in this country in recent history. If we are going to build the laboratory workforce of the future, we need to advocate for the profession, mentoring young laboratory scientists, and demonstrating the value of pathology and laboratory medicine as part of the multidisciplinary care team.”

Dr. Lewin received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Calif., and his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He also completed his pathology internship and residency at UCLA, followed by a surgical pathology fellowship at University of Southern California. He is a reviewer for several journals and has been a lecturer and presenter at several professional gatherings and symposia.

About ASCP
Founded in 1922 in Chicago, ASCP is a medical professional society with more than 100,000 member board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologists, pathology residents and fellows, laboratory professionals, and students. ASCP provides excellence in education, certification, and advocacy on behalf of patients, pathologists, and laboratory professionals. To learn more, visit http://www.ascp.org. Follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ascp_chicago and connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/ASCP.Chicago.

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