Digital Pathology Committee

 

Charge

To advance the adoption of digital pathology within the CAP and to serve as a respected resource for information and education for pathologists, patients and the public on the practice and science of digital pathology.

This committee reports to the Council On Scientific Affairs. View a list of the current committee members and find additional resources and information in the digital pathology topic center.

Commitment

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 2
Length of meetings 1 day
Typical meeting days Saturday
Meeting locations Less than 50 miles from an airport
Number of conference calls None regularly planned but are scheduled as needed.
Hours per year Members 20-30, Vice Chair 30-40, Chair 75+
Additional travel or time commitments Attendance at CSA Leadership meeting for chair.

Activities of Committee

  • Provide scientific expertise to the CAP regarding the use of digital tools for the practice of pathology.
  • Monitor new and emerging issues/practices/technologies in digital pathology that may affect CAP members.
  • Provide input to the CAP regarding legislative and economic issues related to the practice of pathology with digital tools.
  • Develop and support the CAP publication digital pathology resource guide.
  • Review and recommend changes to the CAP laboratory improvement program checklists.
  • Participate in educational programs at annual CAP meetings

Expertise or Experience

  • Candidates should possess an interest in promoting the use of digital tools in practice of pathology and pathology education.

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Opportunity to meet and work with pathologists from a variety of practice settings
  • Opportunity to publish materials
  • Opportunity to speak at education events
  • Opportunity to participate in developing recommendations for the practice of pathology
 

Interested in Joining this Committee?