Updated October 24, 2012
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CAP Press and Publications
The Pathologist in Court, by the CAP Forensic Pathology Committee. 2003.
Written by members of the CAP Forensic Pathology Committee in conjunction with legal experts to assist pathologists in their encounters with courts by providing information on their role as experts and the nature of pathologic evidence. Free download for CAP members! Learn more
Professional Relations Manual, 12th Edition, 2003, by the CAP Practice Management Committee. This comprehensive introduction to the practice of pathology contains voluntary guidelines for professional practice in pathology and suggestions to assist pathologists in establishing contractual relationships. Free download for CAP members! Learn more
Several books from AMA Press can help medical professionals. Books can be ordered online at the AMA Press Web site (www.amapress.com) or by phone at 1-800-621-8335.
Medical Marriage Sustaining Healthy Relationships for Physicians and Their Families, by Wayne M. Sotile.
On Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, by Dr. Donald J. Palmisano.
Personnel Management in the Medical Practice Second Edition.
A Physician’s Guide to Return to Work.
Strategic Career Management for the 21st Century Physician, by Gigi Hirsch, MD, and Mike Scott.
CAP Campaign for Transformation of the Specialty of Pathology
MyBiopsy.org A reference site, developed by the College of American Pathologists, containing information about cancer diagnosis for patients and others.
CAP Foundation. Pathology’s premier grant-making organization awards grants, awards, and scholarships to further pathology research and innovation; advance education; and develop leadership and provide community service.
The Riley Guide. Job resources on the Internet complied by Margaret F. Dikel.
Susan Ireland Resumes. Free advice and samples from resume expert, Susan Ireland.
WEDDLE's Newsletter. Information and tips about Internet resources for successful online job search and career management.
What We Are Doing or Should Be Doing As Laboratory Medical Directors. (PDF, 5.61 MB) Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, FCAP. January 2005. This presentation describes the role and responsibilities of a laboratory medical director and explains the relationship between the medical director and hospital staff.