Professional and Community Engagement Committee

 


Charge

  • To deliver programs, services and tools to support pathologists’ in demonstrating value through self advocacy within their practices, institutions, communities and at the state and national levels.
  • To advance effective knowledge exchange among pathologists and with their patients, professional colleagues and others to secure the future for pathologists and their specialty.

Reports to the Council on Membership and Professional Development

Roster

View a list of our current committee members.

Commitment

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 2
Length of meetings 1.5 days
Typical meeting days Saturday and Sunday
Meeting locations The meeting is in various locations throughout the country, usually within 30 miles of the airport.
Number of conference calls One conference call in-between the two face-to-face meetings
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Members 24-40, Chair 60-80
Additional travel or time commitments
  • Three council meetings for chair
  • Complete CAP Engaged Leaders Academy, new committee members

Activities of Committee

Expertise or Experience

  • Willingness to speak in public and with media would be useful
  • Desire to enhance the public image of pathologists and the profession
  • Interest in public perception of health care issues and in communicating to public and other audiences regarding pathologists vital role in quality patient care
  • Interest in public service projects
  • Willingness to network with other pathologists and clinicians to demonstrate the value pathologists bring to health care

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Help raise and shape the image of pathologists and pathology as a profession
  • Contribute articles to NewsPath for online publication and/or mentor NewsPath authors
  • Learn about and participate in the College’s See, Test, and Treat program
  • Provide input into CAP Engaged Leaders Network strategic direction
 

Interested in Joining this Committee?