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.
|Time Commitment Requirements|
|Number of face-to-face meetings||
|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