I. Identification: [BRIEF
1. Ervin Bartow Shaw,
Jr., M. D., resident
of the state of South Carolina from 1943 to present.
Tel: (803) 791-2411
FAX: (803) 791-2331
E-mail (professional): firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Licensure: State
of South Carolina, July 1981, by Flex exam.
3. Religion: Christian, Protestant
(grew up in Trinity United Methodist Church [Sumter], then returned to church at Northside Baptist Church...Southern Baptist [West Columbia], then in Zion Lutheran Church...ELCA).
4. Politics: conservatively Independent,
right to life, constitutionally balanced, less government, anti-gambling (traditionalist...not secularist...readily willing to change for the better but not "secular progressive").
II. Education and Certification:
1. The Citadel,
1962-1966, graduated June 1966, BS pre-med.; member of '62-'63
Southern Conference Champion Swim Team; member at The Citadel of The Round Table; "L" Company
2. Medical University of South Carolina,
June through August 1965, Summer gross anatomy course where I was under the remarkable influence of embryology teacher, Elsie Taber PhD & M. H. Knisely, PhD. Dr. W. M. McCord was my freshman chemistry professor & later, President.
3. Old Columbia Hospital, June through
August 1968, Summer externship in ER, Medicine and OB-Gyn.
4. Medical University of South Carolina,
October through December 1969, Winter externship in radiology.
5. Medical University of South Carolina,
1968 through June 1970, Bacteriology night on-call employee (STAT CSF Gram stains).
6. Medical University of South Carolina,
1966 through 1970, president of S. C. chapter Student American
Medical Assn. '66-'67; joined Phi Rho Sigma medical fraternity (which had Isle of Palms frat house...I was treasurer & house chairman 3 years) in 1967; graduated June 1970, M. D. degree.
7. Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1970 though June 1971 straight pathology internship.
8. Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1971 through June 1975, Pathology resident. (Chief Resident
July 1973 through June 1975). Gordon R. Hennigar, M. D., Chairman;
W.A. Gardner, Jr., M. D., Clin Path Director; H.R. Pratt-Thomas, M.
D., R.A. Harley, M. D., Charles Webb, M. D. in surgical pathology;
Jane Upshur, M. D. in pediatric pathology; Charles Garrett, M. D. in forensic pathology (Dr. Joel Sexton was the forensic fellow); John B. Carter, M.
D. in hematopathology and coagulation. From about 1973-75, "moonlighted" at Conway Hospital (Dr. Bill Delia), Georgetown Hospital (Dr. Bill Fairey), Myrtle Beach Hospital (Dr. Bill Fairey), and Lexington County Hospital (Dr. Guy Calvert). To stay in Charleston, I considered maybe going into practice with Dr. Forde McIver. I initially wanted to go into Radiology because of the huge amount of respect I had for the department chairman, Dr. Harold S. Pettit. I had taken a month elective in Radiology my junior or senior year (I especially liked Dr. Mac Hughes who became the first Radiologists at Newberry Hospital. I had a letter of acceptance for residencies in both Pathology & Radiology. But, Dr. Pettit announced his stepping down as chairman just as I started the pathology internship; so, I stayed in pathology...which I was really enjoying.
9. American Board of Pathology, Board
Certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, November 8, 1975.
10. Continuing Medical Education:
A. American Medical Association,
Physicians Recognition Award (Continuing Education Certificate),
every 3 years, consecutively, 1973 through 2008.
B. ASCP-CAP Pathology Continuing Education
Certificate, earned every 3 years consecutively beginning in 1976
(until program stopped in 1980's).
B. CME Courses, 1975-2014, memorable instructors: (1) A. Bernard "Bernie" Ackerman is the most thorough and intelligent human I ever knew, and the multiple courses I took under him formed a way for me to deal with dermatopathology (I'd had no medical skin pathology train ing in residency). (2) Rodger C. Haggitt was as fine of a teacher of GI CME as ever lived (and an excellent expert consultant to those of us in general practices on the "front lines"). (3) Doug Shanklin opened my eyes early in my practice to the importance of pathology of the placenta.
III. Academic Positions:
1. Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1972 through June 1974, Teaching Fellow in pathology.
2. Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1973 through June 1975, Chief Resident in Pathology.
3. Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1974 through July 1975, Instructor in Pathology.
4. Medical University of South Carolina,
November 11, 1975 through June 30, 1981 Clinical Associate in Pathology.
5. Medical University of South Carolina,
July 1, 1981 to 1988, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine.
6. University of South Carolina Medical
School, July 1, 1976, through July 13, 1981, Clinical Assistant
Professor of Pathology.
of South Carolina Medical School, July 14, 1981 to 1999 & 2003-?,
Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology; 2000-2002 Basic Science
Research Associate Professor of Pathology.
8. Medical University of South Carolina
May 1, 1989 to ?, Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine.
IV. Medical Associations
and Society Memberships:
of American Physicians and Surgeons, 1969-1975 & 2000-present.
2. Charleston County Medical Society,
3. South Carolina Medical Association,
4. South Carolina Society of Pathologists,
Nov. 11, 1972 to present.
5. American Society of Clinical Pathologists, March 16, 1973-2015; elected to Fellowship
April 9, 1980.
6. Student American Medical Association,
1966-1970; elected South Carolina President for 1968 through 1969.
7. The American Medical Association, 1971-2013.
8. International Academy of Pathology (USCAP), March 20, 1974-present.
9. Charleston Society of Laboratory Medicine,
10. Columbia Area Pathology Society July
1975 to 1995; Coordinator/President, May 1976 through May 1980.
11. Columbia Medical Society, February
12. Lexington Medical Association,
13. American Society for Microbiology,
14. College of American Pathologists
(member #0087243), elected member and to Fellowship, July 15,
15. South Carolina Society of Cytology
16. International Society of Breast
Pathology (ISBP) 1999-2011(?).
17. National Society For Histotechnology
V. Hospital Medical Staff
1. The Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Manning,
SC: Courtesy Staff, December 19, 1974 through June 30, 1975; Consultant
in Pathology, June 1973 through June 1975.
2. The Lexington Medical Center, West
of Laboratories, my part,12/1/87 to 6/30/2013.
Director of Anatomic Pathology
12/1/87 to appointment of interim coverage 1 April 2012 for a couple of months which actually went through & to the point ending my part of the Directorship 6/30/2013.
B. Chief of Hospital Based Physician Services (one of 4 departments beginning 2008) Dept. July 2008-9/30/2011. Chief Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (reorganization of 4 departments into 17 in 2011) 1 Oct. 2011-30 Sept. 2012.
C. Chief of Pathology (or Section of Pathology) 1978-1980, 1982-1984;
12/17/87-10/88; 9/95-9/97; June 2000-9/30-2011; October -December 2011.
D. Vice Chief of Pathology 1976-1977,
1980-1982, 1985-1987, October 1988 to October 1990.
E. Continuing Medical Education Committee,
October 1976 through September, 1978.
F. Surgical Case Review (Tissue) Committee,
May 31, 1977 - October 1988; Chairman, May 1977 through September
1980, and October 1984 through October, 1988.
G. Credentials Committee, October 1976-present;
Chairman October 1, 1978-November 1, 1982, and then, accepted chairmanship duties but gave up designation (but not function) of chairmanship due to a conflicting medical staff issue, and then returned to chairmanship October 1984-5 Jan 2012 (a 33+ year span), continuing as committee member through Sept. 2016.
H. Medical Executive Committee Ad Hoc
a. Guidelines for Visiting Students and
Doctors, May through September 1977, Chairman.
b. Affiliated Professional Committee,
December 1981-1993, Chairman.
c. Emergency Room Privileges, January
through February, 1982, member.
d. Advisory Committee for Certified Nurse
Mid-Wife Monitor, June 1982-1985, Chairman.
e. OR Tissue Bank - May 1985.
H. Quality Assurance Committee, October
1988 to 11/90, member.
I. Cancer Committee member, April 1990-June
1991; June 1997-March 2014 & thereafter the desinated alternate, April 2014 to the present.
J. Radiation Safety Committee 1983 through
K. Active Staff Member, July 1975-present,
Pathology; then Hospital Based Physician Services Dept., Section of Pathology; then Dept. of Path. & Lab. Med.
L. Multidisciplinary Oncology Conference
coordinator, March '93-February 2001; regular attendee.
M. Cancer Committee's ad hoc Breast Health Services Steering Committee
member 1997-2001...founders of the LMC Breast Program...& chair 1999-July 2009 (& influencing outcomes of the program through the weekly Breast Oncology Conf.) and was officially resurrected as a key committee 8/4/2009 for purposes of structure & minutes, Dr. Shaw continuing as chair, 2009-25 August 2016 (under the resurrected committee name of Breast Program Leadership [BPL] Committee).
N. Multidisciplinary (weekly, prospective) Breast Oncology
Conference Co-ordinator Aug. '99-2014; regular attendee 1999-present.
O. Medical Executive Committee: 1980-present, when Chief of Pathology; as vice-chief
Hospital Services Dept, 9/03-05 & chief July 2008-Dec. 2011.
3. Charter Rivers Hospital, West Columbia,
SC, Consulting Staff, February 1983-April 1985 (Lab Director);
Consulting pathologist May 1994-January 1996.
4. Providence Hospital, Columbia, SC,
Courtesy Staff, August 1986-August 1992.
5. Day Hospital at St. Andrews Medical
Park, Irmo, SC November 1986-August 1992 at which time this facility
merged with Lexington Medical Center; Lab Director - 11/86 to
6. LMC-Swansea - Lab Director - 5/96
to 6/99; June '00 to 8/04.
LMC-Gilbert, LMC-Chapin - Lab Director - June '00-8/04.
8. LMC-Lexington - Lab Director
- 9/01 to 8/04.
VI. Lexington Medical
Center Activities/Memberships, Other;
1. Hospital Administration:
A. Library and Learning Resources Advisory
Committee December 1976-1982, Charter member appointment.
B. Support Group Network - Founder
and Medical Advisor, April 1986-present.
C. Risk Management Committee member 1985.
D. St. Andrews Center Task Force 1985.
2. Hospital Board of Trustees:
A. Community Health Education Advisory
Committee, June 1980-May 1981, Charter appointment.
B. Operations and Finance Committee, October
1980 through May 1982, appointment.
C. Cost Effectiveness Committee, October
1, 1978 to 1982.
VII. Lexington Medical
1. Charter member, September 1979-present.
2. Board of Censors, September
1979-1984 member; 1985 to August, 1989 Chairman; August 1989 -
10/1/90 Vice Chairman; 10/1/90 -2008-? , Chairman.
3. Health Planning Committee, May 8, 1980-1990.
4. Elected Treasurer, June 12, 1980 through
July 1, 1982.
Area Pathology Society: member, 1975 to 1995; Coordinator/President,
May 1976 through May 1980. Disbanded about 1990.
IX. South Carolina Medical
1. Member, 1971 to present.
X. South Carolina Society
1. Member, 1972 to present.
2. Representative to Specialty Society
Advisory Commission to S.C. Medical Association Council, January
16, 1977 to 1982.
3. Alternate delegate, activated to attend
April 1979 S.C. Medical Association Meeting; alternate, 1984.
4. Special delegate for April 3, 1979
Washington, D.C. Meeting with S.C. Congressional Delegation concerning
5. Chairman, CPT-4 Coding Committee, January
1980 to 1990.
6. Liaison member to College of American
Pathologists Workload Recording Committee, September 1980 to 1982.
7. Delegate to College of American Pathologists,
November 1980 though November 1984, Delegation Foreman November
1984-November 1986; (alternate for Spring of 1979 Meeting).
8. Member Ad Hoc Committee for Third Party
Reimbursement, Fall 1983 to 1985.
9. Ad Hoc Medicare prevailings, December
10. Ad Hoc DHEC cytology, December 1984-1986.
11. President-elect 1984 (resigned position).
XI. College of American
1. Member and Fellow, July 15, 1976
2. CPT-4 Ad Hoc Advisory Task Force to
Council on Laboratory Administration, August through November,
1980; Frank Matthews, M. D., Chairman.
3. Member of House of Delegates, as noted
4. Liaison to Workload Recording Committee,
as noted above; 10/84.
5. Consultant to 1982-83 CPT-4 Task Force
- H. H. Stumpf, M. D., Chairman.
6. House Delegates, Reference Committee
member, October, 1986.
XII. Business and Medical
Related - Community and other:
1. American Red Cross, S.C. Midlands
Chapter, Medical Advisory Committee, August 25, 1976 to Jan. 1990.
2. Medical Laboratory Technician Program,
Advisory Committee, Medical University of South Carolina College
of Allied Health Sciences, November 1974 to December 1979.
3. Founder, "Midlands Area Support
Group Network" (1986), (VI, 1.,B.) above.
4. Large case collection of specimen material
for medical student slide sets, 1980-1987, donated to USC Medical
School, Pathology Department.
5. Founding Member (1989), Lexington
Medical Center Foundation, annual member of Founder's Society through 2005.
6. Area Medical Director, (PDL) Professional
Diagnostics Laboratories, Florence, SC, Sept. 1992-Aug. 1994. PDL sold to NHL.
7. Lexington Medical Laboratories, West
Columbia SC, President and Co-owner, 11/85 to present.
8. Pathology Associates of Lexington,
P.A., Lexington, SC, partner/co-owner, 1978-present, co-owner & president,
9. Pathology Service Associates (PSA):
founded after sale of PDL (XII, 6., above), with our group
being in a client-billing business relationship with PSA since
November 1995 & after sale in 2007.
10. Inclusion in "Best
Doctors, Inc." database (by their invitation
only) for the periods 2003-2004, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013, 2014.
XIII. Non-Professional Memberships and Interests:
1. 1959-Earned Eagle Scout Award, followed a year later by The Order of the Arrow, Boy
Scouts of America.
2. 1956-59 Sumter Elk's Club swim team;
1959 State of South Carolina annual meet, 3rd place,
50 meter free-style and 200 meter free relay. Citadel swim team 1962-63 (the team was Southern Conference champion).
3. High school football team co-captain
and fullback, Edmunds High, Sumter, South Carolina 1961; team member,
4. Boys State selectee from Edmunds High
School (declined because of a summer job commitment) 1962.
5. Association of Citadel Men, 1966-present.
6. Brigadier Club (The Citadel), 1966-1998.
7. S.C. Historical Society, 1970-1987.
8. Sumter County Historical Society, 1970-1987;
9. University of South Carolina athletic Scholarship
Donor (with Guy A. Calvert Jr., M. D.) 1976-1987.
10. June 1978 through June 1980 - Irmo
Elementary School, Parents Advisory Council Member, public education.
11. September 3, 1980 through May, 1982,
elected member of Board of Directors of PAGE-5 (Parents Active
in Gifted Education); organization member, September 1980 to 1983.
12. Northside Baptist Church (1990-8/2003)
activities and other Christian activities, 1990 to 8/2003. Zion
Lutheran Church 12/2003 to present (member of church council 12/2005 to 12/2008; 2008 Call Committee member bringing Pastor Bupp).
13. Hobbies/interests: Church activities;
family activities; genealogy; the Internet: Creator/designer
and administrator of
Ervin B. Shaw, Jr., M. D.
1. Garrett, C.L. and Shaw, E.B., The Faxitron 804 Shielded-Cabinet
X-Ray System as a Diagnostic Tool in Forensic Pathology. Abstract
in American Journal of Clinical Pathology 60:133-143, 1973.
2. Shaw, E.B. and Hennigar, G.R. Intestinal Lymphoid Polyposis. American
Journal of Clinical Pathology 61:417-422, 1974 [this was MUSC case S71-12902]
3. Shaw, E.B. Exhibit for March 1975 meeting International Academy
of Pathology, "Proliferative Diseases of Brunner's Glands-Collected
4. Shaw, E.B., Notes on Peripheral Blood Morphology, copyright
April 24, 1975, private printing. (John B. Carter, M. D., advisor)
5. Pittman, B., Shaw, E.B., and Cherry, W.B., Isolation of Francisella
tularensis from Infected Frozen Human Blood, Journal of
Clinical Microbiology, 5:621-624, 1977, HERE.
6. Shaw, E.B., Agar Pre-embedding, in Dr. Seth Haber's column,
Innovations in Pathology, Pathologist 35:277, May 1981.
7. Watson, C.G., Johnson, J.M., and Shaw, E.B. Correct Orientation
of Specimens for Histologic Processing - Preliminary Embedding
in Agar, The American Journal of Dermatopathology, 5:165-167,
April 1983 [submitted by me 4 Sept. 1981]. [manuscript] [subsequent "letters" & responses: Oct. 1983...vol. 5, issue 5, page 514; and Aug. 1987...vol. 9, issue 4, page 366-368...1983 "letters" available free on line, as per Google Scholar search of 6/29/2013, HERE]
8. Shaw, E.B., letter, Medical Information Systems, Pathologist 37:530,
9. Kreutner, Norman A. Sparganosis: Clinical and Pathologic Observations
in Ten Cases, Southern Medical Journal vol. 73, March 1980,
HERE (Shaw did all case collection from within South Carolina and literature search).
10. Shaw, E.B., Metcalf, J., Maize, J., Cutaneous Metastasis From
Muco-epidermoid Carcinoma (Presentation) 1984, Meeting American
Society of Dermatopathology.
11. Shaw, Ervin B., Metcalf, John S., Maize, John C., Bronchial Muco-epidermoid Carcinoma Metastatic to Skin. Report of a Case and Review of the Literature, Cancer 58(11):2556-59,
1 Dec.1986, HERE.
12. Shaw, E.B., (Dr. Ackerman's...the editor's...invited/requested
[my response dated 11 April 1985] to a letter about use of agar & this was to be the response & the issue) The American Journal
of Dermatopathology, 9(4):367-368, 1987, page 367 HERE and page 368, HERE.
13. Shaw, E.B., King, K. (malaria microscopy...RBC buffy-coat
cell blocks instead of...or in addition to...thick blood smears),
in Dr. Seth Haber's column, Innovations in Pathology, "CAP
Today", p. 19, Jan. 1988.
14. Video Publication and Production "The Process for Surgical
path Fail-Safe Orientation Skinny Prostate Biopsies" © 9/92.
15. Shaw, E.B., Paterek, L., "Cytospin Preparations",
in Dr. Seth Haber's column, Innovations in Pathology, "CAP
Today", April 1994.
16. Case presentation (S-93-799), American Society of Dermato-pathology
1994; presented by John C. Maize, M. D.
17. Prostatitis Elevates Prostate-Specific Antigen, E.B. Shaw,
M. D., Contributor; Lab Report (Ray Gambino's newsletter),
July/Aug 1993, Vol 15, No. 7-8.
18. Ervin B. Shaw, M. D., Agar Processing of Bone Marrow Aspirate
Material, Laboratory Medicine, Vol. 25, No. 1, January 1993,
pg. 39 [a former ASCP journal]
19. Shaw, Ervin B., Wofford, Elizabeth D., Carter, John B., Processing
Prostate Needle Biopsy Specimens for 100% Detection of Carcinoma,
poster session presented at April 1995 National Meeting of American
Society of Clinical Pathologists, Orlando, Florida.
20. Shaw, Ervin B., Adequacy of Bone Marrow Examinations, private
printing © 2/95, distributed at April 1995 meeting in Orlando. [manuscript]
21. Shaw, Ervin B., Wofford, Elizabeth D., Carter, John B., Processing
Prostate Needle Biopsy Specimens for 100% Detection of Carcinoma. American
Journal of Clinical Pathology, 1995, Vol.103(4), pg. 507 (poster
session, ASCP/CAP meeting 22-27 April 1995, Orlando).
22. Shaw, Ervin B., Daniel, Beverly W.; Wofford, Elizabeth D.,
Carter, John B., Prostate Biopsies: Optimized Cancer Detection
and Staging, The Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association,
9/2 (6):261-266; June 1996. [manuscript]
23. Shaw, E.B., Carter, J.B., Letter-to-the-Editor: Discordance
In The Diagnosis of Melanoma [Incredible Diagnostic
Discordance Among Surgical Pathology Consultants], Human
Pathology, 28(4):514, April, 1997, Citation LINK.
24. Shaw, E.B., Carter, J.B., Daniel, B.W., Wofford, E.D.: Letter-to-the-Editor:
Adequacy of Processing of Prostate Core Needle Biopsies, American
Journal of Clinical Pathology, Sept. '97.
25. Shaw, Ervin B., Daniel, Beverly W., Wofford, Elizabeth D.,
Carter, John B., Prostate Needle Biopsies: Impact of Aggregate
Tissue Length, June 1999 (submitted for publication to Am. J. Surg.
Path. but turned down). [manuscript]
26. Shaw, E.B., Pathologist consultant to Fowke JH, "Estrogen
metabolites, CYP3A4 and CYP1B1 in the progression from High-grade
Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia to Prostate Cancer" as
of 15 Feb. 2001.
27. Shaw, E.B., Pathologist consultant to Bostick RM, "Community-based
Program to Improve Colon Cancer Prevention Methods in the Midlands
and Upstate of South Carolina", as of early 2001 through S.
28. Shaw, E.B., Pathologist consultant to Bostick RM, "The
Colon Cancer Prevention Program (CCPP) Markers of Adenomatous Polyps
II study (MAP II)", as of December 2001 (through S. C. Endoscopy).
29. Shaw, E.B., Contribution of our prostate Bx process to Dr.
Seth Haber's column, Innovations In Pathology, in CAP Today,
[published vol. 16, #12, Dec. 2002 issue]
30. Shaw, E.B., Letter-to-the-Editor: Visibility Amplification
of Intestinal Intraepithelial Lymphocytes, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory
Medicine, 126(8):897, August 2002, HERE.
31. Shaw, E.B., Contribution of our agar
depth stick process to Dr. Seth Haber's column, Innovations
In Pathology, in CAP Today, [Submitted for publication
Dec. 2002...accepted for publication February 2005 but never actually published].
32. Shaw, E. B., departmental participation via Neal P. Christiansen,
in the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) exploring ability
of Finesteride to prevent prostate cancer (began Oct 1993 221 sites
in USA and stopped in June 2003) & published in NEJMed 17 July
33. Shaw, E. B., Intense Lymph Node Processing, [breast nodes
study completed & many drafts written but not yet final & submitted
for print publication...manuscript in progress].
34. Shaw, E. B., departmental participation via colonic polyps & gene
markers study (began 2004 through S. C. Endoscopy: multiple sites in
USA & in ultimate cooperation with Dartmouth U.).
35. Shaw, E. B., Letter-to-the-Editor: "Ongoing Marrow Adequacy Issue", Archives of Pathology & Laboratory
Medicine, 139(7): 846-847, July 2015 (accepted 8 October 2014), http://www.archivesofpathology.org/doi/full/10.5858/arpa.2014-0449-LE, HERE.
36. Shaw, E. B., Letter-to-the-Editor: "False Breast Margins: Human Factors", Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, (accepted 27 August 2015 [2015-0347-LE]), February 2016, Vol. 140, No. 2, pp. 116-116, http://www.archivesofpathology.org/doi/full/10.5858/arpa.2015-0347-LE, HERE.
37. Shaw, E. B., Letter-to-the-Editor: "Joint Specimen Exams" [re. all tissue to pathology], CAP Today, Sept. 2017, http://www.captodayonline.com/letters-917/
[CV as of 2 October 2017]