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Richard Friedberg, MD, PhD, Chair

 
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  • Chair, Department of Pathology, Baystate Medical Center
  • Professor & Deputy Chair, Department of Pathology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Address
C-1175
Depatment of Pathology
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
413.794.4550
richard.friedberg@baystatehealth.org
 
Education
  • Transfusion Medicine Fellowship
    University of Virginia Health Sciences Center/University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Pathology Residency
    University of Virginia Health Sciences Center/University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Durham, NC
  • Master of Science in Health Care Management
    Harvard University School of Public Health
    Boston, MA
  • PhD, Coagulation Biochemistry
    Duke University Graduate School
    Durham, NC
 
Honors and Awards
  • Digital Imaging in Pathology, Keynote Address, Pathology Visions 2008, Aperio Digital Pathology Solutions Conference, San Diego, CA, October 2008
  • Exploding Genomic Knowledge Fuels Disruptive Changes to Molecular Diagnostics and Surgical Pathology, Keynote Address, Integration of Imaging and Diagnostics Molecular Summit, Philadelphia, PA, February 2009
  • The New Pathology Culture – Digital Pathology, Keynote Address, Strategies for Survival V: Pathology Moving Forward, Illinois Society of Pathologists Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, May 2009
  • Keynote IV: The New World of Laboratory Medicine: It's Not Just Your Father's Microscope Anymore, Keynote Address, 28th Annual Lab Institute 2010, Washington G-2 Reports, Washington, DC, October 2010
 
Committee Appointments
  • Chair, Intellectual Property Committee, Baystate
  • Member, Physician Leadership Team, Hospital Council, Baystate
  • Member, Finance Committee, Baystate
  • Chair, Research Incubator Fund Steering Committee, Baystate
 
Professional Service
  • Member, Board of Governors
  • Chair, Council on Government & Professional Affairs
  • Executive Committee, Board of Governors
  • Member, Planning Committee
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, Strategy Management Committee
  • Member, Policy Roundtable
  • Member, Transformation Program Office Steering CommitteeExecutive Committee, Council on Government & Professional Affairs
  • Member, CAP Political Action Committee (PathPAC)
 
Publications
  • Friedberg RC, Souers R, Wagar EA, Stankovic AK, & Valenstein PN: The Origin of Reference Intervals: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Study of “Normal Ranges” used in 163 Laboratories, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 131:348-357, 2007
  • Wagar EA, Friedberg RC, Souers R, & Stankovic AK. Critical Values Comparison: A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes Survey of 163 Clinical Laboratories, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 131:1769-1775, 2007
  • Friedberg RC and Weiss RL, eds.,Laboratory Administration, Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, Elsevier, Vol. 27, Issue 4, 2007
  • Friedberg RC & Rauch CA: The Role of the Medical Laboratory Director, Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, Friedberg RC and Weiss RL, eds., 27:719- 731;2007.
  • Friedberg RC & Weiss RL: Future Trends, Clinics in Laboratory Medicine, Friedberg RC and Weiss RL, eds., 27:931- 936;2007
  • Friedberg RC: The Futurescape of Anatomic Pathology – Time for a Reality Check: The Hospital-Based Lab Perspective, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 132:781-784, 2008.
  • Friedberg RC & Johari VP: Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia, in Greer JP., Foerster J, Rodgers GM, Paraskevas F, Glader B, Arber DA, &. Means RT Jr, eds., Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology, 12th Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Chapter 33, 956-977, 2009
  • Friedberg RC & Pantanowitz L: Practice Evolution: Decentralized Computer-Assisted IHC Image Analysis, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 133:597-600, 2009
  • Grimm E, Friedberg RC, Wilkinson DS, AuBuchon JP, Souers R, & Lehman CM: Blood Bank Safety Practices – A Q-Probes Analysis of 122 Clinical Laboratories, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 134:1108-15, 2010
  • Friedberg RC & Andrzejewski CA: Transfusion Therapy in Hematopoietic Progenitor and Stem Cell Transplantation, in Mintz PD, ed., Transfusion Therapy: Clinical Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition, Chapter 18, 539-557, AABB Press, Bethesda, MD, 2010
 
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