Dr John R Srigley, MD, FRCPC, FRCPath, FRCPA [Hon.]
Consultant in Oncological and Urological Pathology
Dr Srigley is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Following oncological pathology training at the University of Toronto and MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston, Dr Srigley was Director of Surgical Pathology at Sunnybrook Health Science Center and Chief of Laboratory Medicine at the Credit Valley Hospital. Currently he is the Chief and Medical Director of the Program of Laboratory Medicine and Genetics at Trillium Health Partners, one of the largest community-academic hospitals in Canada and also a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at McMaster University.
Dr Srigley is an international consultant and educator in the fields of oncological and urological pathology and has contributed extensively to the literature. He is an editor/author of three textbooks on urological pathology including the series 3 AFIP Fascicle on Tumors of the Prostate Gland. Dr Srigley has been an author and member of the international working groups for the 2004 and 2016 WHO Blue Books on Tumors of the Urinary System and Male Genital Organs. His research interests include clinical-pathological and translational studies of urological cancer, population-level quality initiatives in cancer pathology and the role of the pathologist in cancer control. Dr Srigley is a Past President of the International Society of Urological Pathologists (ISUP) and the Ontario Association of Pathologists.
Dr Srigley is the Expert Lead for Pathology and Chair of the National Pathology Standards Committee at the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) and represents Canada on the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC). Dr Srigley has championed the role of Pathologist as Diagnostic Oncologist and is a strong advocate for population-level standardized synoptic pathology reporting. Dr Srigley was the inaugural Head of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Cancer Care Ontario (2004-2013) and led the clinical implementation of discrete data field synoptic pathology reporting in Ontario. Working with the National Pathology Standards Committee and the Canadian Association of Pathologists, Dr Srigley was a key leader in securing formal endorsement of the College of American Pathologists(CAP) cancer checklists as pan-Canadian content standards for cancer pathology reporting. He is also a founding board member of the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting (ICCR) and has provided advice on population-level standardized cancer reporting to CAP, the RCPA Structured Cancer Pathology Reporting Project in Australiasia as well as groups in Poland, Norway and Brazil.