IACP Awards  

The International Association of Chinese Pathologists (IACP) gives out three major Awards in recognition of achievements of pathologists.

IACP Best Abstract Award

Pathology trainees (a resident, fellow, or student) of Chinese ethnic origin who have first-authored research abstracts accepted for presentation at the USCAP Annual Meeting are eligible for the IACP Best Abstract Award. Up to three awards are given each year. The winners will be informed by e-mail and will receive a cash award for the 1st, 2nd, and 3d place winner respectively and also a certificate and recognition at IACP website.

IACP Best Abstract Award for Young Pathologists from Taiwan

Pathology trainees (a resident, fellow, or student) or young pathologists within 5 years of finishing training from Taiwan who have first-authored research abstracts accepted for presentation at the USCAP Annual Meeting are eligible.

BEST ABSTRACT AWARD COMMITTEE: The IACP Abstract Award Committee consists of a panel of reviewers from all sponsoring societies.

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for award consideration, you must be a first-author of a USCAP-accepted abstract (for either poster presentation or plenary talk, a resident, fellow, or student of Chinese ethnic origin.  You do not need to be a member of IACP, and eligibility is not dependent on your age or the location of your institution.  The abstract must be original work (at least 50% of work completed by the person seeking this award).  All withdrawn abstracts or abstracts that undergo a major change between submission and presentation will be disqualified by default.

APPLICATION: For 2020 USCAP meeting, the deadline for the applications of both awards is February 14, 2020. Please submit your application (abstract, abstract publication #,  CV, and contact information) to Xiaoqi Lin (xlin@northwestern.edu) , award committee chair of 2020.

For further questions regarding IACP’s Best Abstract Award, please contact our Executive Vice President, Dr. Kar-Ming Fung (karmiing-fung@ouhsc.edu).

2020 IACP Distinguished Service Award

This year, IACP has the privilege to honor Dr. Joe M. Ma who has contributed so much to our association. Dr. Ma is a well-respected neuropathologist and is well-known within and beyond our association. His vision and efforts led to incorporated IACP many years ago. He then served as the executive vice president of our association for a good number of years (2004-2007) and over-sighted the operation closely during this period. IACP thrived under his care.

 2020 IACP Reception & Best Abstract Award: 

Winners of IACP Best Abstract Award

1st Place: Minjuan Lisa Zhang, MD

Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Histologic Patterns of Immune-Related Adverse Events in the Colon

 

2nd Place: Yin-Chun Lo, MD, PhD

Clinical Fellow in Molecular Genetic Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Next Generation Sequencing in the Diagnostic Reevaluation of Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinomas: A Systematic Review

 

3rd Place: Fengming Chen, MD, PhD

Resident, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

Genomic Signatures and Clinicopathological Correlation in Uterine Smooth Muscle Tumors of Uncertain Malignant Potential, Leiomyosarcoma, and Leiomyoma with Bizarre Nuclei

 

Honorable Mention: Ying Liu, MD, PhD

Resident, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA

The Changes of Histological Inflammatory Injury and Gene Expression Signatures in Ulcerative Colitis Associated with Colon Cancer Progression

 

Honorable Mention: Yani Zhao, MD, PhD

Genitourinary Pathology Fellow, New York University, NY

Detection of NTRK1/3 Rearrangements in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Using Immunohistochemistry and Fluorescent in situ Hybridization

 2020 IACP Best Abstract Award & Best Abstract Award for Young Pathologists from Taiwan 

Yu-Cheng Lee, MD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Detection of NTRK1/3 Rearrangements in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Using Immunohistochemistry and Fluorescent in Situ Hybridization

 

 2019 IACP Reception & Best Abstract Award: 

Winners of IACP Best Abstract Award

1st place: Xiaoming Zhang, MD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Vasculitis Involving the Gastrointestinal System is Often Incidental but Critically Important

 

2nd place: Tao Zuo,  MD

Cytologic-Histologic Correlation and High-Risk HPV Genotyping of 568 Cases with Diagnosis of Atypical Glandular Cells on Pap Testing

 

3rd place: Herbert D. Lau, MD

Evaluationof Diagnostic Accuracy and a Practical Algorithmic Approach for the Diagnosis of Renal MNasses by Fine Needle Aspiration

 2019 IACP Best Abstract Award & Best Abstract Award for Young Pathologists from Taiwan 

Yeh-Han Wang, MD

Nationalwide Online Urinary Cytology Survey in Taiwan Reveals High Interobserver Concordance on N/C Ratio but Tendency for Overestimation in Urothelial Cells with N?C Ratio Approaching 0.5.

 

 2017 IACP Outstanding Chinese Pathologist Award: 

This award was established in 2005 and given out the first time in 2006. For every award, an ad hoc committee is formed by members of the IACP which is also responsible for nominating the candidates. This award is given to a pathologist who has outstanding contribution to the Chinese pathology community and also to the pathology community world wide.

 2017 Award Winner:  Tzyy-Choou (TC) Wu- Professor of Pathology, Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health Research and Director of Gynecologic Pathology Pathologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

 2017 IACP Reception & Best Abstract Award: 

Winners of IACP Best Abstract Award

1st place: Kwun Wah Wen MD PhD- UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Genomic Landscape in Appendiceal Goblet Cell Carcinoid: Distinct Profile Compared to Neuroendocrine Tumor and Colorectal Adencoarcinoma

2nd place: Ying-Hsia Chu MD- University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin

Expression of miR-21, miR-885 and MALAT1 in Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and Association with Aggressive Behavior

 

3rd place: Ranran Zhang MD- University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin

Oncogenic Roles of Multiple Long Non-Coding RNAs in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

 2017 IACP Best Abstract Award & Best Abstract Award for Young Pathologists from Taiwan 

Yen­Ying Chen, MD , Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Upregulated MiR-125, MiR-181d and MiR-221 Expression Levels Are Associated with Poor Prognosis in Glioblastoma Patients with Unmethylated MGMT Promoter.

 

Jen-Fan Hang MD, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Maximum N/C Ratio in the "Atypical Urothelial Cells" Category Correlates with Follow-Up Malignant Results in Liquid-Based Voided Urine Specimens

 

 2016 IACP Best Abstract Award: 

Winners

Lin Cheng, MD, University of Washington, Seattle; final average score: 4.75 of 5
Expression of heterochromatin protein 1 in renal cortical tumors and identification of its target genes

Jen-Fan Hang, MD, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan); final average score: 4 of 5

Thyroid Transcription Factor-1 Is a Useful Maker in Distinguishing Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma and Other Mimickers

Finalists

Bonnie Choy, MD, The University of Chicago
Prognostic Impact of Percentage and Architectural Types of Gleason Pattern 4 Prostate Cancer in Radical Prostatectomy

Su-Yang Liu, University of California at San Francisco
Tumor Deposits and Venous Invasion in Colorectal Cancer: Clarification of Morphologic Criteria and Role of These Parameters

Michelle Xia, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Comparison of Universal Screening for Lynch Syndrome in Small Bowel and Colorectal Adenocarcinoma: Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma More Frequently Exhibits Lynch Syndrome-Associated Mismatch Repair Deficiency But Does Not Harbor Sporadic MLH1 Deficiency

 2006 IACP Outstanding Chinese Pathologist Award  

This award was established in 2005 and given out the first time in 2006. For every award, an ad hoc committee is formed by members of the IACP which is also responsible for nominating the candidates. This award is given to a pathologist who has outstanding contribution to the Chinese pathology community and also to the pathology community world wide.

 2006 Award Winner:  Dr. John K.C. Chen, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong, China, S.A.R. Dr. Chan is an internationally well-known expert in surgcial pathology particularly in the classification and studies of hematopoietic neoplasms. Dr. Chan has published many publications including the AFIP fascicles. (Click here to read message from Dr. Chen)