Julia C. Iezzoni, MD
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Dr. Julia C. Iezzoni is a Professor of Pathology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She received her medical degree and residency training in pathology at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Iezzoni then served as a surgical pathology fellow at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinic, a “Rosai fellow” in surgical pathology at Yale – New Haven Hospital, and a molecular surgical pathology fellow at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Iezzoni’s clinical expertise is surgical pathology, with subspecialty expertise in hepatopathology and, more recently, medical renal pathology. She has published widely on liver disease and has presented multiple national courses and lectures in the field of hepatopathology. In addition, Dr. Iezzoni is the recipient of numerous institutional and university-wide teaching awards for her activities in medical education.
At the national level, Dr. Iezzoni has served in a variety of organizations devoted to pathology education and training. She has been an active member of USCAP for many years and has served on multiple committees within the Academy, as well as participated as evening specialty conference and short course faculty (listed below). Also, she was chair of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Pathology Review Committee (2012-2015). In addition, Dr. Iezzoni was a member of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Teleconference and Webcast Committee (2011-2014).
Dr. Iezzoni’s priority in her educational and national committee activities is to identify, distill, and delineate from the continually evolving field of medical knowledge and research the pathology principles and standards that direct excellence in patient care. As an USCAP Board member, Dr. Iezzoni applies this approach to promoting the Academy’s mission of providing practicing pathologists and pathology trainees with readily accessible, high quality, clinically relevant, and up-to-date continuing medical education in anatomic pathology.
USCAP activities: Liver pathology proffered papers session - moderator (2004, 2006); Liver and pancreas pathology category - abstract reviewer (2004, 2005); Education Committee - member (2006 - 2010); Membership Committee - member (2010 – 2011), chair (2012 – 2015); Surgical pathology evening specialty conference – faculty (2000); Short course - “Advances in Liver Pathology: Update and application to liver biopsy interpretation in clinical practice.” – faculty (2002 - 2004); Liver pathology evening specialty conference – faculty (2007); Board of Directors – member (2014-2016).