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An academic pathological dilemma

An academic pathological dilemma editorial memo (2014) 7:75–77 DOI 10.1007/s12254-014-0145-9 Helmut H. Popper Received: 21 January 2014 / Accepted: 6 May 2014 / Published online: 3 June 2014 © Springer-Verlag Wien 2014 This editorial is based on personal communications with cies, the pathologist has developed to be a central player colleagues, visits to Pathology Departments in several EU in the interdisciplinary cancer team, who decides about and non-EU countries. The statements within this edito- patient’s management and treatment. Despite this bright rial represent my personal assessment of the present sit- future, pathology departments all over the world com- uation of Pathology in Europe and are in no context with plain that fewer and fewer young medical doctors are any of my functions in Pathology organizations. interested in starting a career as a pathologist. Around 2 Modern medicine is based on the systematic identi- decades ago, we had 5–9 applicants—interested in pur- fication of diseases and the profound knowledge of the suing pathology—for each vacant position at our insti- underlying pathogenic processes. Without a valuable tution and the best qualified was chosen in those times. diagnostic tool we would fail in our struggle to help our Now, we are happy to find at least http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png memo - Magazine of European Medical Oncology Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2014 by Springer-Verlag Wien
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oncology; Medicine/Public Health, general
ISSN
1865-5041
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1865-5076
DOI
10.1007/s12254-014-0145-9
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editorial memo (2014) 7:75–77 DOI 10.1007/s12254-014-0145-9 Helmut H. Popper Received: 21 January 2014 / Accepted: 6 May 2014 / Published online: 3 June 2014 © Springer-Verlag Wien 2014 This editorial is based on personal communications with cies, the pathologist has developed to be a central player colleagues, visits to Pathology Departments in several EU in the interdisciplinary cancer team, who decides about and non-EU countries. The statements within this edito- patient’s management and treatment. Despite this bright rial represent my personal assessment of the present sit- future, pathology departments all over the world com- uation of Pathology in Europe and are in no context with plain that fewer and fewer young medical doctors are any of my functions in Pathology organizations. interested in starting a career as a pathologist. Around 2 Modern medicine is based on the systematic identi- decades ago, we had 5–9 applicants—interested in pur- fication of diseases and the profound knowledge of the suing pathology—for each vacant position at our insti- underlying pathogenic processes. Without a valuable tution and the best qualified was chosen in those times. diagnostic tool we would fail in our struggle to help our Now, we are happy to find at least

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Published: Jun 3, 2014

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