To serve as the scientific and educational resource of the CAP in hematopathology. To define and monitor the state of the art and emerging practices in hematopathology and contribute to the continuing education of laboratory professionals through critiques, publications, and participation in CAP educational programs. To maintain liaison with other CAP committees and where appropriate, with other organizations interested in hematopathology.
|Time Commitment Requirements|
|Number of face-to-face meetings||3|
|Length of meetings||1-2 days|
|Typical meeting days||TBD|
|Number of conference calls||4 per year; 1 to 1.5 hours each|
|Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings||Committee Chair: 80 - 100 hours per year|
|Vice Chair and other members: 50 - 70 hours per year|
|Additional travel or time commitments||Possible attendance at the Council on Scientific Affairs leadership meetings for the chair|
|Possible liaison with Hematology and Clinical Microscopy Committee, Diagnostic Immunology and Flow Cytometry Committee and/or Surgical Pathology Committee|
Activities of Committee
- Act as “advisors” to CAP regarding issues related to all aspects of hematopathology
- Monitor new and emerging issues/practices that may impact CAP members in the field of hematopathology
- Serve as interface with appropriate professional organizations (e.g., Society for Hematopathology)
- Review and make recommendations regarding best practices, emerging technologies, and clinical guidelines related to hematopathology.
- Provide educational and other resources to CAP members to improve the practice of hematopathology
Expertise or Experience
- Interest in promoting pathology as leaders in hematopathology.
- Interest in promoting excellence in the practice of hematopathology.
Benefits of Committee Membership
- Opportunity to contribute to educational resources and practice guidelines related to hematopathology
- Opportunity to speak at CAP Annual and other meetings