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Quality Practices Committee

To develop customer-focused, scientifically validated program monitors for documenting quality performance and outcome measures in laboratories, health care delivery systems, and accreditation programs; and to educate pathologists and the larger health care community about laboratory quality and outcome measures.

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 3
Length of meetings 2 meetings last 1.5 days. 1 meeting lasts 2 days.
Meeting locations Two meetings usually less than 50 miles from an airport. The 2 meetings take place in Chicago.
Number of conference calls 2 calls
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Members 60+, Chair 85
Additional travel or time commitments Attendance at the Council on Scientific Affairs Leadership meetings for committee chair

Activities of Committee

Expertise or Experience

  • The committee needs broad expertise in anatomic pathology and various clinical pathology disciplines, and in current laboratory issues related to quality.

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Contribute to a culture of patient safety and laboratory quality assurance.
  • Opportunity to publish manuscripts in peer reviewed journals.
  • Opportunity to speak at education events.

Interested in Joining this Committee?

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Barbara J. Blond, MT(ASCP), MBA
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750
Phone: 847-832-7786