To serve, in collaboration with other CAP scientific committees, as the expert scientific and educational resource of the CAP in diagnostic immunology and flow cytometry.
|Time Commitment Requirements|
|Number of face-to-face meetings||3|
|Length of meetings||1.5 days|
|Typical meeting days||Saturday and Sunday|
|Meeting locations||One meeting is held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting. All meetings will be held in the continental United States.|
|Number of conference calls||1|
|Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings||Members 30+, Vice Chair 45+, Chair 75+|
|Additional travel or time commitments||Chair to attend Council on Scientific Affairs leadership meetings (twice yearly).|
Activities of Committee
- Supports the Surveys and EXCEL Programs under the scientific discipline of diagnostic immunology. This includes routine immunology, proteins and antibodies, as well as flow cytometry.
- Develops educational programs to provide formal continuing education (CE) credit and writes and reviews objectives and text.
- Supports the CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program.
- Works with the appropriate agencies in consensus and reimbursement issues for flow cytometry.
Expertise or Experience
- Interest in promoting pathology and quality laboratory practices
- Interest in developing practical tools for laboratories to use to meet patient care needs
- Expertise in diagnostic immunology and/or flow cytometry
Benefits of Committee Membership
- Opportunity to network with experts in the field
- Opportunity to represent the CAP at intersociety venues
Representation on Committee Beyond the CAP
The diagnostic immunology resource committee has an inbound liaison from the following organizations: