Surgical pathology and bird-watching – compare and contrast

Prof_BewtraChhanda Bewtra, M.D., M.B., B.S. who is Associate Professor of Pathology at Creighton University School of Medicine and Creighton University Medical Center, is also a birdwatcher.

“I have been a diagnostic surgical pathologist for almost a quarter of a century. Recently, I took up bird-watching (or birding for short) as a hobby. Right away I was struck by the similarities in the two disciplines.”

The professor has compiled a nineteen-point ‘compare and contrast’ table which highlights the similarities of, and differences between: ‘Pathology and Birdwatching‘ (in American Journal of Dermatopathology: August 2003 – Volume 25 – Issue 4 – p 357 Letters to the Editor)

Here’s some detail from the study: