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
Rhonda Yantiss, MD
2022 F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Yantiss received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kansas and graduated from Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in anatomic pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by fellowship training in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She is currently a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College where she is the director of the gastrointestinal and liver pathology service. Dr. Yantiss has chaired the Nominations and Education Committees of the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society and served as President of that society. She is President of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists. She is also Chair of the USCAP Education Committee and prior member of the Ramzi Cotran Young Investigator Award Committee of USCAP.
Dr. Yantiss lectures widely in the United States and abroad and is the Course Director of the Tutorial on Pathology of the GI Tract, Pancreas, and Liver. She has received several teaching and professional awards, including the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Pathology Annual Prize. Dr. Yantiss has published more than 150 articles and 20 book chapters, and she has edited seven textbooks. She serves as an ad hoc reviewer for fifteen journals and member of the editorial boards of the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Human Pathology, Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology, and The American Journal of Surgical Pathology. She is also a Senior Associate Editor of Modern Pathology and Associate Editor of Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.