College of American Pathologists

Council on Education


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Reports to: Board of Governors

Charge: To set the strategic direction for CAP education activities and to assure their overall effectiveness in fulfilling the CAP vision.

Chair: James S. Hernandez, MD, FCAP
Staff: Ann Neumann

Time Commitment

Number of face-to-face meetings:4
Length of each meeting: 1½ days
Typical meeting days of the week: Friday and Saturday

Location of meetings: Two meetings in Chicago (downtown), two meetings elsewhere as determined by the chair with input from committee members

Number of conference calls: 2-3 per year, 30-60 minutes each

Hours of committee work required outside of meetings:
Committee members: 10-20 hrs/yr
Vice-Chair: 20-30 hrs/yr
Chair: 60-80 hrs/yr
ACCME Working Group: 20-30 hrs/yr

Additional travel or time commitments:

  • Attendance at CAP Annual Meeting
  • Attendance as appropriate at other council/committee meetings for the Chair
  • Attendance at jointly sponsored education activities as appropriate (i.e., state pathology society education events)

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