CAP@Your Service – Residents Issue – Fall 2007
Geoffrey A. Talmon, MD
The experiences that I have had as a Junior member on a CAP committee, have been among the most valuable in my residency.
My time on the Internet Editorial Board (IEB) has allowed me to work closely with CAP staff, the Residents Forum Executive
Committee, and members of CAP administration in an effort to update the resources available for residents on the Internet.
I have seen firsthand how the work that we have done is important in guiding the College and shaping its future. To say that
it has been incredibly rewarding would be an understatement. As a pathologist from the “next generation,” I found
that my insights and point-of-view were always heard, echoing the importance that CAP places on Junior members. Meetings have
provided an incredible opportunity to network with some of the most influential pathologists in practice today and travel to
Additionally, my time on the IEB has given me a glimpse into the structure and function of the organization, which has made me
excited to find further opportunities to become involved in the College. Serving on a committee has had a positive impact on my
training, and it will definitely continue to shape my future. I would whole-heartedly recommend applying.
(Editor’s Note: Complete information on how CAP Junior Members may apply for CAP committee openings for 2009 appointments will be made available in spring 2008.)