Standards Committee

 

Charge

To address the standardization requirements of current and evolving laboratory technologies for the benefit of patients; to serve as the focus for the CAP review and input on the activities of national and international standard setting organizations through recommendation of appropriate delegate and liaison members to other professional organizations; and to coordinate with other committees of the CAP to oversee the review of pathology and laboratory medicine components of standards set forth by medical specialty societies.

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

Shorts on Standards

Access the committee liaisons summary reports, Shorts on Standards.

Commitment

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 2
Length of meetings 1 day
Number of conference calls 2
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Approximately 12 if not serving as a liaison

Activities of Committee

Expertise or Experience

  • Interest in establishing national and global standards

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Opportunity to influence the guidelines and standards to which clinical laboratories must comply

Representation on Committee Beyond the CAP

  • Possibility to be an inbound liaison to the CAP Accuracy Based Work Group or represent the Standards Committee to CLSI and ISO.
 

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