Clinical Pathology Education Committee

 

Charge

To provide continuing medical education for practicing pathologists in problems that could arise in all areas of clinical pathology.

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

Commitment

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 3
Length of meetings 1 day
Typical meeting days Saturday
Meeting locations One meeting takes place in Chicago.
Number of conference calls Scheduled as needed
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings 20

Activities of Committee

  • Oversees the Clinical Pathology Improvement Program (CPIP).
    • This online course 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 American Board of Pathology's maintenance of certification requirements: Part II and Part IV and is SAM eligible.

Expertise or Experience

  • Interest in educating pathologists
  • Ability to create outstanding educational materials
  • Expertise in an area of clinical laboratory medicine

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Opportunity to cite CPIP program to enhance professional recognition
  • Opportunity to network with other experts in laboratory medicine
  • Discuss general laboratory medicine
  • Keep up-to-date on CAP policies and organizational topics
 

Interested in Joining this Committee?