Research Award

Two Research Awards are offered by the Papanicolaou Society for Cytopathology to pathologists-in-training for abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

The abstracts are evaluated for the novelty of the idea presented and the scientific and/or practical value of the topic. Winners are selected by members of the Research Committee.

The awards are presented at the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Companion Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

To Qualify for the Award:

  1. Abstracts must be based on cytology material
  2. Abstracts must be accepted for platform or poster presentation at the USCAP annual meeting for corresponding year.
  3. The potential awardee must be a pathologist-in-training who played a major role in the development of the study and is listed as the first author of the paper.
  4. An application must be received by the PSC Research Award Committee by the deadline.

2024 Recipients

First Place
Mohamed Alhamar, MD 
Cytopathology fellow
Weill Cornell Medicine

Abstract ID:1222 
Cytomorphologic and Genomic Comparison of Patient-Derived Tumor Organoids (PDTO) with Corresponding Lung Cancer
Second Place
Melanie Kwan, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital

Abstract ID: 2532
Cytologic, Histologic, and Clinical Correlation of Minor Mutations in Pancreatic Cysts