Rafael E. Jimenez, M.D.

  1. Pathologist
  • Genitourinary pathology
  • Breast pathology
  1. 2005
    MA - Sustainable Healthcare Administration with emphasis on Healthcare ManagementState Distance University of Costa Rica
  2. 2000
    Fellow - Urologic PathologyEmory University
  3. 1999
    Fellow - Surgical PathologyHarper Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University
  4. 1998
    Resident - Elective Rotation in DermatopathologyPathology Services Inc., Harvard Medical School
  5. 1998
    Resident - Anatomic PathologyDetroit Medical Center, Wayne State University
  6. 1995
    Internship - Internal MedicineSaint Francis Medical Center, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
  7. 1994
    Resident - Internal MedicineHospital Mexico, University of Costa Rica
  8. 1990
    Rotating Internship - Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Community Medicine and Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Costa Rica
  9. 1990
    BS/MDUniversity of Costa Rica School of Medicine

Certifications

  1. 1999
    Anatomic PathologyAmerican Board of Pathology

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Honorary AcademicianThe Granada Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery
  2. 2007
    2006-2007 Anatomic Pathology Faculty Teaching AwardDepartment of Pathology, Ohio State University
  3. 2004
    Best Residency Program DirectorCosta Rican Social Security Institute, University of Costa Rica
  4. 1992
    Public Award and Recognition for the Organization of the Chronic Patients Clinic and Emergency Room Guidelines at Upala HospitalUpala Hospital Director's Office, Upala, Costa Rica
  5. 1990
    Award to the Best Work Presented by a Community Clinic “A Community-Based Satellite Clinic at the Oscar Felipe Sector of Pavas District”LII National Medical Congress, San Jose, Costa Rica
  6. 1988
    Dr. Alfonso Acosta Guzmán AwardForensic Medicine Department, University of Costa Rica School of Medicine

Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
  2. 2014 - present
    MemberHistory of Pathology Working Group, European Society of Pathology
  3. 2013 - present
    Vice ChairRecruitment, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  4. 2013 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  5. 2012 - 2013
    MemberEnterprise Standardization Procedures Committee, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  6. 2012
    HeadHilton 11 Remodel Committee, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  7. 2011 - 2013
    HeadFrozen Section Working Group, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  8. 2011 - present
    MemberEuropean Society of Pathology
  9. 2010 - 2013
    DirectorFrozen Section Laboratory, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  10. 2010 - present
    HeadUrologic Pathology Working Group, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  11. 2010 - present
    MemberSCOPE Project, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  12. 2009 - 2012
    DirectorPathology Accessioning Laboratory, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  13. 2008 - present
    MemberSurgical Pathology Fellowship Committee, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  14. 2007 - 2008
    RepresentativeTechnology Assessment Committee, Department of Pathology, Ohio State University Medical Center
  15. 2007 - 2008
    MemberPathology Quality Management Committee, Department of Pathology, Ohio State University
  16. 2006 - 2008
    RepresentativeFaculty Council, School of Medicine, Ohio State University
  17. 2005 - 2008
    MemberResidency Committee, Department of Pathology, Ohio State University
  18. 2000 - present
    MemberCosta Rican Association of Anatomic Pathologists
  19. 1998 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Urological Pathology
  20. 1997 - present
    MemberUnited States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  21. 1996 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Pathologists
  22. 1991 - present
    MemberCosta Rican College of Physicians and Surgeons
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