Society of 67 Pathology Trainee Project Grants In Healthcare Innovation


The Society of ’67 Pathology Trainee Project Grants in Healthcare Innovation funds innovative research and education projects that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access related to pathology services.


Two categories of grants are considered - Research and Education

  1. Research Project Grants: Up to $5,000 for one year to investigate a question and/or to develop a technology in pathology/lab medicine services that improves healthcare quality, cost, or access.
  2. Education Project Grants: Up to $5,000 for one year to develop an educational program or offering in pathology/lab medicine services focused on improving healthcare quality, cost, or access.


Congratulations to the first five grant awardees!
In December 2018, the inaugural Pathology Trainee Project Grants were awarded to:

  • Christopher Hergott, MD, PhD (and David Dorfman, MD, PhD)
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Leveraging Immunometrics to Achieve Minimally Invasive Prognostic Information for Hematopoietic Neoplasms
  • Nicole Landry LePage, MD (and Esther Soundar, MD, MPH)
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    Predicting Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • Ann Shepler, MD (and Julia Kofler, MD)
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    The Neuropathologic Correlates of Sepsis-Associated Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Vivian Tang, medical student (and Mirna Lechpammer, MD, PhD)
    University of California, Davis
    Slide-free Histology via Microscopy using Ultraviolet Surface Excitation - Applications in Neuropathology
  • Ann Tooley, medical student (and Peter Kragel, MD)
    Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
    Pathology Health Literacy: A Longitudinal Study of Patient Understanding of the Pathology Report and the Role of the Pathologist

2018 Applications


  • Letters of intent were due by September 07, 2018; full proposals were due by October 31, 2018.
  • For further details, see the PDF flyer. This PDF flyer may be downloaded, printed, and/or shared freely.


  • Applicants must be EITHER:
    • A full-time medical student at an APC member institution; OR
    • A full-time resident in an ACGME-approved pathology residency program at an APC member institution; OR
    • A full-time fellow in a pathology specialty fellowship program at an APC member institution.
  • Applicants must have BOTH:
    1. A faculty sponsor/advisor who is a full-time faculty member in the Pathology Department at their institution; AND
    2. A letter of sponsorship from the appropriate Chair or Program Director of the Pathology Department at their institution.