International medical nonprofit the Digital Pathology Association (DPA), Indianapolis, has announced that it has created an online whole-slide image (WSI) educational resource for its members, the Digital Anatomic Pathology Academy (DAPA). The online resource was created to aid the international medical community in becoming adept with digital slides through practice and education even if they have no current access to a scanner.
The WSI educational resource is a Cloud-based platform supported by PathPresenter. The content provides annotated digital slides with diagnosis and relevant information of morphology and ancillary testing. It is developed by pathologists for pathologists, and is accessible from anywhere, on any device, without downloading any software.
“One aim of this whole-slide imaging educational resource is to better familiarize pathologists with digital sign-out and practice in the digital health environment, which will improve patient care around the world,” says Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD, immediate past president of DPA. “Anyone interested in the field of pathology can gain valuable education, from anywhere in the world, thanks to DPA’s network of experienced professionals and their work on this advanced platform.”
For further information, visit the Digital Pathology Association.