College of American Pathologists

  Press Release


Published on September 12, 2011

Contact: Julie Monzo
College of American Pathologists
800-323-4040 ext. 7538


Carolyn Barth
Phone: 800-323-4040, ext 7185

The College of American Pathologists Honors North Kansas City Pathologist with the Outstanding Service Award

Northfield, IL.—Robert L. Breckenridge, MD, MBA, FCAP, of North Kansas City, Mo., received the Outstanding Service Award by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) at a ceremony held on September 10, 2011, in Dallas at the College’s annual meeting, CAP ’11 – THE Pathologists’ Meeting™.

The CAP established the award in honor of the College’s first president Frank W. Hartman, MD. Dr. Breckenridge was presented with the award in recognition of his significant contributions to the College as a member of the Board of Governors, chair of the Council on Membership and Professional Development, and member and chair of the CAP Microbiology Resource Committee.

“Nothing could be more personally satisfying than to have the opportunity and the privilege to work with so many talented professionals, both pathologists and staff, toward a common goal,” said Dr. Breckenridge. “I look forward to continuing to serve the College throughout the rest of my career.”

Currently, Dr. Breckenridge is a pathologist with the MAWD Pathology Group in North Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Breckenridge is also the laboratory medical director at the North Kansas City Hospital Laboratory in Missouri.

Dr. Breckenridge received his BS in Biophysics from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. He went on to receive his MD from the Jefferson College of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his residency at the University of Massachusetts Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.

He also completed a fellowship in blood banking with the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minn.

The American Board of Pathology has certified Dr. Breckenridge in anatomic and clinical pathology, blood banking, and medical microbiology. Dr. Breckenridge holds licensure in Missouri, Kansas, New Jersey, and Hawaii.

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), celebrating 50 years as the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, is a medical society serving more than 17,000 physician members and the global laboratory community. It is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College advocates accountable, high-quality, and cost-effective patient care.