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Council on Membership and Professional Development

To ascertain and practically address members' needs to:

  • Enhance and promote the engagement of pathologists in the College, recognizing the power of the College comes from its board-certified pathologists.
  • Assist pathologists as physicians in advancing patient care.
  • Advance pathologists’ leadership and practice management skills.
  • Assist in securing the professional and economic future of the specialty.
  • Support pathologists’ ability to demonstrate value through self-advocacy within their practices, institutions, communities, and at the state and national levels.
  • Advance effective knowledge exchange among pathologists, with their patients, professional colleagues, and others.
  • Recruit, engage, and retain members.
  • Recognize members who demonstrate commitments that advance the specialty.
  • Address professional and ethical issues affecting the practice of pathology.

This committee reports to the Board of Governors. View a list of the Current Council Members.


Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD, FCAP


Maryrose T. Murphy Barbara J Barrett


Maryrose T. Murphy
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, Illinois 60093
E-mail: mmurphy@cap.org

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