Residents Forum


The College of American Pathologists' (CAP's) Residents Forum (RF) gives pathology residents a voice in organized pathology, promotes involvement of young leaders in College activities, and establishes a network for pathology residents.

Join the Residents Forum

The CAP RF has open Delegate positions in numerous states. Please view your state's current representatives (PDF, 101 KB). Review list to determine if you need to appoint new delegate(s). Learn about the RF Delegate Guide/Responsibilities (PDF, 77 KB) and the RF appointments (PDF, 75 KB)

To fill a CAP RF Delegate opening or make changes to the delegation, please contact Leah Noparstak.

Artists in Residents, Funding a Worthy Cause

Three finalists in our first Residents Forum Photography Contest were displayed at CAP17. Thanks to all who took part and congratulations to our winners:

  • First place: Katrina Collins, MD, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, Connecticut, for "Sentinel Sparrow."
  • Second place: Daniel Larson, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, for "Cracked Coverslip."
  • Third place: Adam Booth, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, for "Sand Dollars on a Galveston Beach."
Sand Dollars on a Galveston

The three pieces were auctioned at the CAP Foundation counter in bidding that extended through Tuesday, October. 10. All totaled, 15 bidders vied to take home the works, raising nearly $700 for the CAP Foundation in the process.

Congratulations and thanks to all participants. Keep an eye out for interesting images you might want to enter in in 2018.

Leadership Opportunities

2017–2018 CAP Residents Forum Executive Committee Election Results

The Residents Forum held its 2017 - 2018 Executive Committee elections during its Fall 2017 meeting in National Harbor, MD .

2017–2018 CAP Residents Forum Executive Committee
Position Committee Member
Chair* Gabriel 'Eli' Morey, MD, MPH - Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
Vice-Chair Abigail Goodman, DO - Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Secretary Jason Scapa, MD - UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Immediate Past Chair Elizabeth M. Rinehart MD - Eastern Connecticut Pathology Consultants, Boston, MA
Delegate to the CAP House of Delegates Said Albahra, MD - UT Southwestern University Hospital, Dallas, TX
Alternate Delegate to the CAP House of Delegates Timothy C. Harkcom, DO - National Capital Consortium, Potomac, MD
Delegate to the AMA Resident and Fellow Section Rebecca Obeng, MD, PhD, MPH - Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Alternate Delegate to the AMA Resident and Fellow Section Valerie Lockhart, MD - Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA
Member-at-Large Iris Martin, MD, MPH - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Digital Strategy Liaison Benjamin L. Mazer, MD, MBA - Yale-New Haven Medical Center, New Haven, CT

* The newly elected Chair serves as an Ex-Officio member of the CAP Board of Governors.

View the current executive committee leaders. Contact them with any questions about the Residents Forum.

CAP Committees

CAP Junior members are eligible to serve on available CAP Committees for 2019. Take this great opportunity to network with leading pathologists from around the country and learn more about a specific topic area of our profession—it's a great chance to learn more about CAP operations as well.

Spring 2018 Residents Forum

Plan to join on March 17, 2018 for the Residents Forum Spring Meeting in Vancouver, BC.

Register now

Meeting Materials

Access presentations from previous meetings.

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