College of American Pathologists

2013 CAP Policy Meeting Recap

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Presentation Topics

Monday | May 6, 2013

Welcome (PDF, 316 KB)
Richard C. Friedberg, MD, PhD, FCAP, Chair, CAP Council on Government and Professional Affairs

Pathology and the Evolving Health Care System: Leadership Perspectives
Presenter: Richard C. Friedberg, MD, PhD, FCAP, Chair, CAP Council on Government and Professional Affairs (PDF, 813 KB)
Moderator: Cary Greene (PDF, 462 KB)

Luncheon Keynote Address (PDF, 1.1 MB)
Sean Cavanaugh, Deputy Director, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation

Pathology’s Experience With Care Coordination and New Payment Models
James M. Crawford, MD, PhD, FASCP, FCAP, North Shore-LIJ Health System (PDF, 1.1 MB)
David O. Scamurra, MD, FCAP, Catholic Health and Eastern Great Lakes Pathology (PDF, 484 KB)
Blair Childs, Senior Vice President, Premier Healthcare Alliance (PDF, 739 KB)

Graduate Medical Education and the Future of the Pathology Workforce
Atul Grover, MD, PhD, Chief Public Policy Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges (PDF, 1.5 MB)
Sheila Burke, RN, MPA, FAAN, Co-Director, Health Project, Bipartisan Policy Center; Senior Public Policy Advisor, Baker, Donelson (PDF, 397 KB)
W. Stephen Black-Schaffer, MD, FCAP, Massachusetts General Hospital (PDF, 413 KB)

Tuesday | May 7, 2013

Value-based Purchasing: Challenges and Opportunities for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Shari M. Ling, MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (PDF, 871 KB)
Thomas Granatir, Senior Vice President, American Board of Medical Specialties (PDF, 319 KB)
Emily E. Volk, MD, FCAP, Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Baptist Health Systems (PDF, 184 KB)

A Policy Agenda for Advancing Genomics and Personalized Medicine
Debra G.B. Leonard, MD, PhD, FCAP, Professor and Chair of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine (PDF, 537 KB)
Anita L. Allen, JD, PhD, Member, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (PDF, 947 KB)
Wendy Rubinstein, MD, PhD, FACMG, FACP, Senior Scientist, National Institutes of Health; Director, NIH Genetic Testing Registry (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Taking Our Message to the Hill (PDF, 635 KB)
Denise Bell, Director, Legislation and Political Action, College of American Pathologists

How to Conduct an Effective Hill Meeting (PDF, 335 KB)
Kathryn T. Knight, MD, FCAP, Chair, CAP Federal and State Affairs Committee

Tips for an Effective Hill Visit: The Insider’s View (PDF, 206 KB)
James Paluskiewicz, Legislative Director, Office of Congressman Michael Burgess (R-TX)
Travis Robey, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI)
Laura Holland, Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)

Staying Engaged Back Home (PDF, 585 KB)
Davon Gray, Manager, Political Programs


Policy Meeting Agenda (Word, 27 KB)