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 MedicineAmerican Journal of Clinical PathologyHuman PathologySeminars 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.

Previous Award Recipients

2021 Steven D. Billings
2020 Christopher D.M. Fletcher
2019 Laura W. Lamps
2018 Stuart J. Schnitt
2017 John H. Sinard
2016 Julia A. Bridge
2015 Linda D. Ferrell
2014 Frederic G. Barr
2013 John Reid Goldblum
2012 Celeste Powers
2011 Sylvia L. Asa
2010 James Crawford
2009 Jeffrey L. Myers
2008 Richard Fraser
2007 Victor E. Reuter
2006 Richard J. Zarbo
2005 Ronald A. DeLellis
2004 Donald A. Antonioli
2003 Elaine S. jaffe
2002 Robert Pascal
2001 Virginia Livolsi
2000 Fred G. Silva
1999 William A. Gardner
1998 Costan W. berard
1997 Cecilia M. Fenoglio-Preiser
1996 Emanuel Rubin
1995 Harvey Goldman
1994 David Hardwick
1993 Bernard M. Wagner
1992 Kenneth Earle
1991 Kamal G. Ishak
1990 Nathan Kaufman
1989 Benjamin F. Trump
1988 Jack P. Strong
1987 F. Stephen Vogel
1986 Leland D. Stoddard
1985 Robert H. More
1984 Murray R. Abell
1983 Richard E. Palmer
1982 Jack M. Layton
1981 Benjamin Castleman
1980 Joshua L. Edwards
1979 Robert E. Stowell
1978 Chapman H. Binford
1977 Harold L. Stewart