Pathologists are critical to integrating genomic medicine into clinical practice for improved patient care. CAP members can stay ahead of this fast-developing field through resources including education, advocacy, proficiency testing, and accreditation.
Benefits to pathologists and medical professionals in expanding their genomic and molecular competency include:
- Ability to offer and efficiently perform a wider range of tests
- Greater clinical and consultative role in patient care
- Opportunity to become community subject matter experts in this highly visible field
Resources to Increase Genomic Knowledge
Molecular Oncology Educational Opportunities
Our educational offerings and on-demand webinars build your knowledge and skills in critical molecular oncology topics. Log in anytime, anywhere to access these expert-authored, peer-reviewed programs focusing on test utilization, quality assurance, patient management and specimen handling.
Advocacy and Policy
The Council On Government and Professional Affairs (CGPA) is working to advance the CAP's Genomic Strategic Goals, to ensure a conducive operating environment and sufficient economic incentives for genomic testing.
Standards and Guidelines
The CAP Pathology and Laboratory Quality Center brings evidence-based guidelines (EBGs) to the forefront of clinical decision-making. Recent guidelines include:
Proficiency Testing and Accreditation