College of American Pathologists
The leading organization of board-certified pathologists serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide.

Outage Notification
Due to system improvements, the CAP website will be unavailable Friday, December 12, between 12:00 PM (5:00 PM GMT) and Sunday, December 14, 11:59 PM (CT).

You may still:
  • Register for the 2015 CAP Policy Meeting.
  • Register for the Spring ’15 House of Delegates/Residents Forum meeting
  • Access CAP ’14 Course Materials until March 31, 2015.
  • Pay member dues or order publications
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CAP '14 Course Materials
Registered CAP '14 CME/CE participants can get course materials until 3/31/15.

Public CommentDec. 11 - Genomics
      CME Webinar

This is your last chance to register for our Dec. 11 CME Webinar that will prepare you to contribute and apply cancer genomic information in new ways to add value to the healthcare system.

Public CommentMeasuring the Practice
      Metrics That Matter

Register for the webinar on December 16 to discover what metrics to monitor to improve your practice.

Public CommentSee how your practice

The results of the 2014 Practice Characteristics Survey have just been released. Learn how your practice compares to others, and what pathologists are citing as the issues most important to them.

Public CommentEbola Updates

View updates on Ebola for lab professionals and the public.

Public CommentSave Time and Money
      with this Resource

The Practice Managers Forum is open to anyone who helps manage a pathology practice. Apply today.

Archives of Pathology December 2014Archives of Pathology
      December 2014

Public CommentCAP TODAY
      November 2014

In This Month’s Issue: Big gain theory–data warehousing pays off; NGS informatics catching up to clinical demands; Is molecular AP testing in sync with guidelines?



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    •  Read how members advance the
        specialty in accountable care
and lab improvement.

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        in diagnostic and treatment practices
        by using CAP guidelines

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