Mark R. Wick, MD, MASCP

ASCP President’s Award

“Throughout his career in pathology, Dr. Mark Wick has won the respect of many colleagues in all of medicine.” 
—ASCP President C. Bruce Alexander, MD, FASCP

Mark R. Wick, MD, MASCP, served as Editor-in-Chief of ASCP’s American Journal for Clinical Pathology (AJCP) for more than 22 years. During his tenure, the Journal has published hundreds of articles that include original research, brief reports, reviews, editorials, and case histories that focus on anatomic and clinical pathology.

For his distinguished service, Dr. Wick is being honored with the 2012 ASCP President’s Award, which recognizes an outstanding ASCP member who has gone above and beyond his or her duties and performed exceptional service for the profession.

“Throughout his career in pathology, Dr. Mark Wick has won the respect of many colleagues in all areas of medicine,” wrote ASCP President C. Bruce Alexander, MD, FASCP. “ASCP is quite indebted to him for exemplary leadership over his 22 years as Editor-in-Chief of AJCP. I believe he is very deserving of the ASCP President’s Award.”

Currently, Dr. Wick is Professor of Pathology and Associate Director of Surgical Pathology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. He is a physician who has continued to practice as a general anatomic pathologist, while developing expertise in several subspecialty areas of pathology, including immunohistochemistry, dermatopathology, thoracic pathology, and soft tissue pathology.

For his service to ASCP and his profession, Dr. Wick was recognized with the ASCP Mastership in 2008 and received the ASCP Israel Davidsohn Award for Distinguished Service in 2006. Previously, he served as Deputy Commissioner of the ASCP Commission on Graduate Medical Education and as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists.

He received his undergraduate education at Carroll University, Waukesha, Wis., his medical degree at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his anatomic and clinical pathology residency training at the Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn. He has served on the pathology faculties at the Mayo Medical School, the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, and Washington University, St. Louis, and has made contributions to the specialty of pathology as an investigator, practitioner, educator, and mentor.