Pathology Database
Pathology Databases - Images, Questions, Cases, Additional Resources

PEIR Net - Pathology Education Internet Resources
http://peir.path.uab.edu/
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Images, links to additional pathology resources.

GRIPE Digital Library - Group for Research in Pathology Education
Can be accessed through the Digital Library directly through PEIR Net - http://peir.path.uab.edu/wiki/Main_Page with login required.
Web site contains information about and from the Summer and Winter meetings, copies of the organization's journal Pathology Education and a discussion group. GRIPE issues a yearly CD-ROM to its institutional members which contains about 500 images from their data bank as well as their multiple choice question databank.

WebPath - The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical Education
http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/webpath.html
Dr. Edward Klatt, Florida State University
Tutorial, images, quizzes. [ Note: This site is copyright protected. A copy of the WebPath and Neuropath CDs is available in the office. ]
Also see AIDS Pathology Tutorial on this site.

The Virtual Slidebox - University of Iowa
http://www.path.uiowa.edu/virtualslidebox/
Includes several, searchable collections of histology and histopathology slides. Also a series of cases which include case histories as well as gross and microscope sections to illustrate case material (see additional material at http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/pathed/virtual_laboratory/).
Also by the same folks at U of Iowa see PathCAPS - Computer-Assisted Pathology Simulation for Pathology Education at
http://www.path.uiowa.edu/pathcaps/

University of Connecticut - Virtual Pathology Museum - PathWeb
http://pathweb.uchc.edu/
Fairly extensive image database with descriptions and links to additional resources.

HEAL - Health Education Assets Library
https://www.mededportal.org/publication/393
A mutlimedia repository for collaborative use of images, text, html pages, multimedia resources for health and medical education. A large number of the items in the database are derived from Pathology collections across the U.S.

University of Washington - Department of Pathology
http://www.pathology.washington.edu/galleries/
Image collection with short descriptions.

Pathology Indices on the Web

Martindale's Health Science Guide
http://www.martindalecenter.com/HSGuide.html
Links to Pathology sites (and other biomedical resources) for images, cases, course materials, exams, etc.

PEIR Net - Pathology Education Internet Resources
http://peir.path.uab.edu/
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Images, links to additional pathology resources.

Walter Reed Army Hospital Medical Center
http://www.wrnmmc.capmed.mil/ResearchEducation/3DMAC/SitePages/home.aspx
Contains links to additional pathology resources as well as pathology cases and quizzes (note - the quizzes require a java plug-in for your browser and may not display properly).

Case Studies and On-line Tutorials

U of Iowa - PathCAPS - Computer-Assisted Pathology Simulation for Pathology Education
http://www.path.uiowa.edu/pathcaps/
Interactive case studies on a number of cases - oriented towards laboratory medicine. Excellent learning tool for use of specific tests and procedures.

University of Pittsburgh - Department of Pathology
http://path.upmc.edu/
On-line access to many of their cases. Also cases and question bank available on CD-ROM.

Walter Reed Army Hospital Medical Center
http://www.wrnmmc.capmed.mil/ResearchEducation/3DMAC/SitePages/home.aspx
Contains links to additional pathology resources as well as pathology cases and quizzes (note - the quizzes require a java plug-in for your browser and may not display properly).

SEER's Training Web Site
http://training.seer.cancer.gov/index.html
The SEER site (the U.S. National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program) provides a number of excellent tutorials on cancer surveillance, and coding and classification of site-specific cancers.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
Information on annual meetings, educational offerings and materials online, Pathology knowledge hub.

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
General news site sponsored by Medscape (WebMD) and ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists). Includes news, original articles, conference proceedings and summaries, case studies, etc. Registration is required but it is free.

Virtual Microscopy

All of these sites use an interactive technology that allows you to zoom from lower to higher magnifications or pan to different areas of the slide. Special plugins may be required to work in your browser.

The Virtual Slidebox - University of Western Ontario
http://slidebox.uwo.ca/

The Virtual Slidebox - University of Iowa
http://www.path.uiowa.edu/virtualslidebox/

Virtual Microscope Lab - University of Alberta
http://www.med.ualberta.ca/  Location: ?
A different approach to the production of virtual slides using a Flash plug-in. Available for free download.

Radiology Web Sites

Some sites suggested by the Department of Radiology that offer radiologic images and descriptions.

Anatomy Atlases

http://www.anatomyatlases.org/