The Digital Pathology Association (DPA) is pleased to announce that esteemed experimental
surgical pathologist, Michael J. Becich, MD, PhD, will keynote the organization’s Pathology
Visions conference, in San Diego, California.
Becich is an experimental surgical Pathologist who has placed his career focus on translational
informatics. He has been involved in digital pathology since its inception and is a champion for
computational pathology and STEM education. His current projects involve creating data
commons to ensure FAIR (F=findable, A=accessible, I=interoperable, R=reusable) data
principles and best practice software development to enable precision medicine. To learn more
about Becich, click here.
Becich will join hundreds of Pathology professionals from around the world as they head to San
Diego this October to network, hear from other renowned speakers and influencers, experience
the newest digital pathology technology and work collaboratively to advance their industry.
As a secondary announcement, the DPA is celebrating its own growth with the addition of
Canadian-based Huron Digital Pathology as its newest Councilor Member. As a leader within
the field of digital pathology, Huron joins other prominent industry leaders in their support of the
DPA and the Pathology Visions Conference as it works toward widespread adoption.
“As the practice of pathology transitions to digital workflows, the Digital Pathology Association
plays a critical role in advocacy, education and awareness,” said Patrick of Huron Digital
Pathology. “ Therefore, I am delighted that Huron Digital Pathology has joined the DPA and is
supporting the Pathology Visions conference. I am particularly looking forward to contributing at
the board level, providing a voice for growing, innovative companies.”
About the Digital Pathology Association
The DPA is a not-for-profit organization comprised of pathologists, scientists, technologists and
industry representatives dedicated to the advancement of the field of digital pathology.
Founded in 2009, the Association’s mission is to facilitate “education and awareness of digital
pathology in health care.” Its Board of Directors is composed of a mix of all segments within the
digital pathology space, with both US and international representatives. Members are
encouraged to share best practices and promote the use of technology amongst colleagues in
order to demonstrate efficiencies, awareness and its ultimate benefits to patient care. To learn
more about the DPA and Pathology Visions, please click here.