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Digital and Computational Pathology Committee

To advance the adoption of digital pathology within the CAP and to serve as a respected resource for information and education for pathologists, patients and the public on the practice and science of digital pathology.

This committee reports to the Council On Scientific Affairs. View a list of the Current Committee Members and find additional resources and information in the Digital Pathology Topic Center or In Vivo Microscopy Topic Center.

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings

3

Length of meetings 1 day
Typical meeting days Saturday
Meeting locations Less than 50 miles from an airport
Number of conference calls None regularly planned but are scheduled as needed.
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Members 20-30, Vice Chair 30-40, Chair 75+
Additional travel or time commitments Attendance at CSA Leadership meeting for chair.

Activities of Committee

  • Provide scientific expertise to the CAP regarding the use of digital tools for the practice of pathology.
  • Monitor new and emerging issues/practices/technologies in digital pathology that may affect CAP members.
  • Provide input to the CAP regarding legislative and economic issues related to the practice of pathology with digital tools.
  • Develop and support the CAP publication Digital Pathology Resource Guide and In Vivo Microscopy Resource Guide.
  • Review and recommend changes to the CAP Laboratory Improvement Program Checklists.
  • Participate in educational programs at annual CAP meetings
  • Promote the adoption of IVM technologies by pathologists.
  • Facilitate pathologists' understanding of the potential role and opportunities for pathologists in IVM and ex vivo applications of IVM by promoting awareness and creating educational resources.
  • Develop educational opportunities on IVM and EVM.
  • Provide input on IVM, upon request, to CAP Advocacy and Council on Government and Professional Affairs.

Expertise or Experience

  • Candidates should possess an interest in promoting the use of digital tools in practice of pathology and pathology education.

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Opportunity to meet and work with pathologists from a variety of practice settings
  • Opportunity to publish materials
  • Opportunity to speak at education events
  • Opportunity to participate in developing recommendations for the practice of pathology

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