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Hematopathology Committee

To serve as the CAP's scientific and educational resource for hematopathology; to define, monitor, and promote state-of-the-art best practices in hematopathology; to contribute to the continuing education of pathologists and laboratory professionals through educational programs, critiques, and publications; and to maintain working relationships with other CAP committees and, where appropriate, with other organizations interested in hematopathology.

This committee reports to the Council on Scientific Affairs. View a list of the Current Committee Members.

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings


Length of meetings 1-2 days
Typical meeting days TBD
Meeting locations 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

Interested in Joining this Committee?

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