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Reports to: Council on Education (COE)
Charge: To provide continuing medical education for practicing pathologists in problems that could arise in all areas of clinical pathology.
Number of face-to-face meetings: 3
Length of each meeting: 1 day
Typical meeting days of the week: Saturday
Location of meetings: One meeting is always in Chicago
Number of conference calls: As needed
Hours of committee work required outside of meetings and conference calls:
(i.e. journal review, liaison activities, writing critiques, email communications) – 20 hours
Additional travel or time commitments::
(i.e. leadership meetings, other organization meetings) – N/A
Activities of Committee (what the committee actually does in carrying out its responsibilities):
Oversee the Clinical Pathology Improvement Program (CPIP). This is an online course that elevates the administrative, analytic, diagnostic, and interpretive skills of pathologists, as well as enhances the overall clinical pathology performance of laboratories. The program provides cases in practical clinical pathology including hematology, coagulation, immunology, transfusion medicine, microbiology, chemistry, molecular genetic pathology, laboratory management, and information management. It fulfills ABP’s MOC requirements: Part II and Part IV and is SAM eligible.
Expertise or Experience Required:
- Interest in promoting excellence in the clinical laboratory
- Interest in promoting transformation of the specialty of pathology
- Expertise in all areas of the clinical laboratory medicine
Benefits to membership on this committee:
- Opportunity to publish materials
- Discuss general laboratory medicine
- Keep up-to-date on CAP policies, etc.
Representation on committee beyond the CAP: (i.e., inbound liaison organization, consultants, and/or other industry representation): - N/A