To recognize and meet the needs of the pathologist and pathology with regard to forensic casework; to advance forensic pathology, medicine and science through education, provision of Survey Programs, advocacy and other means; to serve as a liaison between the CAP and the forensic community.
|Time Commitment Requirements|
|Number of face-to-face meetings||2|
|Length of meetings||1.5 days|
|Typical meeting days||Friday and Saturday|
|Meeting locations||Less than 50 miles from an airport|
|Number of conference calls||0|
|Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings||Members 30+, Vice Chair 45+, Chair 75+
This includes the development and review of forensic educational case studies for the FR Program.
|Additional travel or time commitments||
Activities of Committee
- Contribute to the forensics program, by submitting cases and providing peer review of other proposed cases.
- Provide expertise and guidance to the nonforensic pathologist.
- Develop educational products/venues for resident training.
- Provide information/education promoting public health/wellness.
- Actively engage as spokespersons for the College on forensic and autopsy affairs.
Expertise or Experience
- Forensic pathologist certified in at least anatomic pathology and forensic pathology by the American Board of Pathology
Benefits of Committee Membership
- Become more active in College business
- Opportunity to interact with the wider pathology community
- Opportunities to publish scholarly articles on forensic and autopsy pathology
- Increase awareness of pathologists and the general public regarding forensic matters
- Act as spokespersons for forensic matters for the College
Representation on Committee Beyond the CAP
The forensic pathology committee has an outbound liaison to the following organization: