Episode 18 - The Holistic Approach to Digital Pathology

This episode's guests: Dr. Marilyn Bui

Our guest this episode is Dr. Marilyn Bui from Moffitt Cancer Center a pathologist with expertise in sarcoma, pathology, cytopathology, breast cancer biomarker testing as well as digital pathology. Dr. Bui has served in various leadership roles with the College of American Pathologists, the Digital Pathology Association, American Society of Cytopathology, as well as the Florida Society of Pathologists,

In this episode, we are going to talk about the holistic approach to digital pathology. We will find out if digital pathology is more than the sum of its parts.We will discuss the benefits derived from being highly connected with our systems, our networks or devices, our colleagues and even ultimately, the customers that we serve.

In addition, we will look at paths to early adoption by encouraging our colleagues, physicians and other specialties to get on board. We also examine ways to engage the customers we serve to get them active and excited about the digital transformation that's underway.


More About Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD, FCAP

Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD, FCAP is a Senior Member in the Department of Pathology at Moffitt Cancer Center (Moffitt) in Tampa, FL. Dr. Bui serves as the Scientific Director of Analytic Microscopy Core and the Section Head of Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology. She is also a Professor and the Fellowship Program Director of Cytopathology at the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine. She strives to deliver the best possible patient care by combing her expertise includes bone and soft tissue pathology, cytopathology, biomarker testing, and digital pathology/AI. She continuously discovers new knowledge by research which is evidenced by being an inventor and the study pathologist for multiple research grants. She has received patents in digital pathology and cancer diagnostics. She has published over 180 peer-reviewed articles, 25 book chapters and 3 books. Dr. Bui is an award- winning educator and mentor. Dr. Bui values the service to professional societies as an important mechanism to influence policies and standards to improve the quality of patience care in a broader sense. She serves on committees organizing national meetings on pathology education. She has frequently lectured both nationally and internationally, including keynotes. She is instrumental in developing the Digital Pathology Association’s Digital Anatomic Pathology Academy, a cloud-based whole slide image educational resource. She is the creator and co-editor of The Healing Art of Pathology published by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The artwork and stories presented in the book celebrate the courage of patients, the compassion of physicians, and the strength of the human spirit. Dr. Bui is the pathologist member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Soft Tissue Sarcoma Panel. She is the editorial board member of multiple journals. She was the President of the Digital Pathology Association (2019) and the President of Medical Staff of Moffitt (2018-2020). She chairs/chaired multiple committees of the CAP. Dr. Bui has earned several national awards including the 2019 CAP Distinguished Patient Care Award.