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  Publications Committee


This page and related links last reviewed on July 17, 2012

Reports to: Council on Education

Charge: To recommend, coordinate, and monitor CAP publications; to oversee publication and serve as the editorial board of CAP TODAY; and to oversee the publishing aspects of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. The contents of the Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine are the responsibility of the Archives editorial board.

Time Commitment Time Commitment

Number of face-to-face meetings: 3
Length of each meeting: 1.5 days
Typical meeting days of the week: Saturday and Sunday

Location of meetings: Locations vary; one meeting is always in Chicago

Number of conference calls: Up to 3

Hours of committee work required outside of meetings:
Member: varies greatly by project/assignments
Vice Chair: varies greatly by project/assignment
Chair: varies greatly by project/assignment

Additional travel or time commitments:
Chair attends all council meetings

Activities of Committee Activities of Committee

  • Editorial consultation and suggestion for all CAP publications
  • Serve as the editorial board for CAP Today
  • Individual members serve as department editors for CAP Today
  • Individual members write and create columns on monthly deadlines
  • Evaluates and recommends new CAP Press publications
  • Serves as liaison/point-of-contact to authors/resource committees
  • Liaison relationship with Education Committee

Expertise or Experience Required Expertise or Experience Required

  • Editorial and/or publishing experience
  • Previous service on a CAP scientific resource committee is preferred

Benefits to membership on this committee Benefits to membership on this committee

  • Opportunity to help shape the editorial “face” of CAP publications
  • Members interact with and gain knowledge of other CAP committees

Representation on committee beyond the CAP:

  • None

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