Clinical Informatics Steering Committee



To optimize the clinical informatics organizational capability through strategic planning for and guidance of all clinical informatics initiatives and through liaison activities with Councils, Committees, and other groups engaged in clinical informatics-related projects, including education and advocacy.

This committee reports to the Council on Scientific Affairs. View a list of the current committee members.


Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 3
Length of meetings 1 day
Typical meeting days Meetings usually take place Saturday
Meeting locations TBD
Number of conference calls 8-10 per year; 1 hour each
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Members 30+, Chair 80+
Additional travel or time commitments
  • Additional hours: if presenting at conferences
  • Attendance at the CAP Annual meeting
  • Attendance as appropriate at other council/committee meetings

Activities of Committee

  • Act as strategic advisors to the CAP regarding issues related to informatics
  • Monitor new and emerging informatics and IT issues/practices that may impact the CAP products, service, members and staff
  • Serve as interface with appropriate professional organizations (e.g., IHE, IHTSDO, HL7, ONC)
  • Review and make recommendations regarding informatics enhancements to core products and services
  • Supports the CAP Washington office and offer analysis and recommendations on health IT developments.
  • Provides technical expertise and acumen to the CAP commercial activities

Expertise or Experience

  • Interest in promoting pathology as informatics leaders, CMIOs, etc.
  • Interest in promoting excellence in informatics

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Opportunity to contribute to informatics expertise to members and staff
  • Opportunity to speak at informatics venues and the CAP committees/councils

Representation on Committee Beyond the CAP

  • Chair would be a future member of standards development organizations or related activities (e.g., IHE, HL7, ONC)

Interested in Joining this Committee?