The F.K. Mostofi Award Distinguished Service Award was established in 1976 as a tribute to the long and distinguished service to the Academy given by Dr. Mostofi. The Award may be presented annually to a member of the Academy who has emulated Dr. Mostofi with outstanding service to USCAP and to the International Academy of Pathology.
The awardee is selected by the Board of Directors.
The Academy provides:
– Complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting
Jason L. Hornick, MD, PhD
2023 F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Hornick received a BA from Amherst College and an MD/PhD from the University of Southern California. He trained as a resident in Anatomic Pathology and pursued subspecialty fellowships in soft tissue pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is the Director of Surgical Pathology and Immunohistochemistry. Dr. Hornick is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a consultant at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the 5th series of the AFIP fascicles. Dr. Hornick previously chaired the USCAP Education Committee, the USCAP Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee, and the CAP Immunohistochemistry Committee and is currently on the USCAP Board of Directors. He has served on the USCAP Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee and the Harvey Goldman Teaching Award Committee. Dr. Hornick has also served as Co-Director of the Diagnostic Pathology Update course; Coordinator for Soft Tissue Pathology Interactive Microscopy courses; and Moderator of the Bone and Soft Tissue Specialty Conference, the Surgical Pathology Specialty Conference, and Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology platform sessions for the USCAP.
Dr. Hornick was a member of the expert editorial board for the 4th (2013) and 5th (2020) editions of the WHO Classification of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone. He serves on the Anatomic Pathology Test Development and Advisory Committee for the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Hornick was a member of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Expert Panel for the AJCC and the Sarcoma Analysis Working Group for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). He is President-Elect of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists.
Dr. Hornick serves on 14 editorial boards, including the American Journal of Surgical Pathology and Modern Pathology. He is an Associate Editor for Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, a Regional Editor for Histopathology, an Associate Editor for Advances in Anatomic Pathology and Virchows Archives, and the Consulting Editor for Surgical Pathology Clinics.
Dr. Hornick has published over 500 original papers, review articles, and book chapters and edits the textbook Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach, which is in its 2nd edition. He received the 2012 Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize and the 2014 Jack Yardley Investigator Award from the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society. Dr. Hornick sings and plays keyboards for a rock band.