Updated May 24, 2012
||John H. Rippey Grant for
Laboratory Quality Assurance
About the Award
The Rippey Grant was established to support laboratory quality assurance and laboratory quality improvement activities. The grant honors the memory of John H. Rippey, MD, FCAP, who was an advocate of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and devoted to improving laboratory quality assurance.
The CAP Foundation Rippey Grant for Quality Assurance funds up to $10,000 for innovative projects related to quality assurance, quality improvement in pathology, or patient safety, which have resulted in improved patient care.
Applicants must be CAP Members.
- Scientific merit within the definition and scope
- Degree of Innovation
- Transferability to the practice of pathology
- Qualifications of the applicant(s) in the subject of the proposal
- Availability of resources
- Likelihood of completion within the time specified in the proposal (not to exceed two (2) years
- Compatibility to the Rippey Grant definition and scope
Recipients of this grant are required to prepare a series of reports:
- An interim report is due six (6) months after project initiation.
- After one (1) year, a final report is due and must be in a form suitable for submission to the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. If the paper is rejected by Archives, the author is free to submit to other journals.
- The CAP Foundation Board may also communicate the results of the project to the CAP Membership. Copies of these communications will be given to the author(s).