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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Committee)

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Committee will serve as a focal point for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI and ML) related inquiries and activities for the CAP from internal and external sources and to serve as a coordinating and triaging body for internal AI and ML cross-council priorities.

This committee reports to the Council on Informatics and Pathology Innovation. View a list of the Current Committee Members.

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings


Length of meetings Full day (1.5 days; virtual in 2021)
Number of conference calls TBD
Number of virtual meetings TBD
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Chair and Vice Chair: 80-85 hours per year
Members: 45-55 hours per year

Activities of Committee

  • Creation and maintenance of an AI strategy
  • Serve as the coordinating entity for council and committee AI and ML activities
  • Serve as a consultant to councils and committees in relation to AI-related projects and programs
  • Provide subject matter expertise to councils and committees in the creation of laboratory standards and related products for AI
  • Collaborate with Advocacy, the Council on Government and Professional Affairs (CGPA) and other appropriate councils and committees to ensure coordination of discussions with regulatory agencies (such as the FDA)
  • Collaborate with industry to foster value-add partnerships and validate AI systems and use cases
  • Work with staff organization and appropriate councils/committees, including CGPA as appropriate, to coordinate discussions with non-government organizations (eg, ACR, Digital Pathology Association, Alliance for Digital Pathology, specialty professional organizations)

Expertise or Experience

  • Familiarity and practical experience with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Familiarity with the needs of councils and/or committees developing AI and ML programs and services
  • Experience in Informatics and Data Science concepts
  • Exposure to emerging AI and ML trends and concepts; relevant applications withing the practice of pathology are a plus
  • Understanding of the CAP enterprise strategy, CAP business and functional strategies, OPEN goals, and performance objectives

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Be the voice of members – share experience challenges and ideas for innovation and improvements
  • Be a part of the discussion for setting the foundation for AI for the next generation of pathologists and members

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