Thomas M. Sodeman, MD, was installed as the 29th president of the CAP
in a ceremony at CAP ’05 in Chicago in September, and Jared N. Schwartz,
MD, PhD, was elected and sworn in as president-elect.
Dr. Sodeman is chairman of laboratory medicine at North Shore-LIJ Health
System, Lake Success, NY. Dr. Schwartz is the former chief of the medical
staff and current director of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory
Medicine at Presbyterian HealthCare, Charlotte, NC.
Ronald B. Lepoff, MD, head of the section of clinical pathology in the
Department of Pathology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine,
Denver, was elected by the Board of Governors to fill the secretary-treasurer
position for the remainder of Dr. Schwartz’s unexpired term.
On the Board of Governors, Louis D. Wright Jr., MD, of Pathology Service
Associates, Florence, SC, and James A. Robb, MD, of Integrated Regional
Laboratories, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., were elected to serve a first term
until fall 2008. Stephen N. Bauer, MD, of Mercy San Juan Hospital, Carmichael,
Calif., was elected to a second three-year term. Jay F. Schamberg, MD,
of ACL Laboratories, Milwaukee, was elected to a first term on the Board
after having filled the two-year vacancy left by Dr. Sodeman. Gail Habegger
Vance, MD, of Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, was appointed
to fill Dr. Lepoff’s remaining term until fall 2006.
Vice speaker of the House of Delegates Thomas Joseph Cooper, MD, of Long
Beach, Calif., has become speaker of the House, and John D. Milam, MD,
of Houston, succeeded Dr. Cooper as vice speaker. Teresa M. Cox, MD, of
San Diego, is the new chair of the Residents Forum. All are ex-officio
members of the Board of Governors.
The results of the 2005 election were announced Sept. 10 during the annual
stated meeting held at CAP ’05 in Chicago.