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Member Engagement Committee

The Member Engagement Committee:

  • To manage the member portfolio to drive recruitment, engagement and retention:
    • To assess and manage member benefits to meet member needs
    • To develop career management resources for pathologists beyond the first five years of practice
  • To identify and develop member engagement opportunities
  • To recognize members and staff who make significant contributions that advance the specialty

This committee reports to the Council on Membership and Professional Development. View a list of the Current Committee Members.

Time Commitment Requirements
Number of face-to-face meetings 3
Length of meetings 1.5 days
Typical meeting days Saturday and Sunday
Meeting locations The meeting is usually less than 30 miles from an airport. At least one meeting each year takes place in Chicago.
Number of conference calls Scheduled as needed
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings Members 24-40, Vice Chair 50-60 Chair 60-80
Additional travel or time commitments
  • Member: Five hours when involved in special projects
  • Chair: Three council meeting and one council telephone conference per year

Activities of Committee

Participates in the following:

  • Member Recruitment and Retention
  • Member Engagement Strategy
  • First Timer's Luncheon – Annual Meeting
  • Emeritus Workgroup
  • CAP Awards

Expertise or Experience

  • A CAP member in good standing
  • Prefer to have members from a variety of practice sizes and settings (eg, academia, private-hospital employee or practice group; small, medium or large size settings; pathologists working in an accountable care organization; pathologists in fellowships
  • Willingness to discuss and share challenges and issues new in practice pathologists face
  • Desire to help pathologists during different phases in their careers and promote engagement with the College and in the practice of pathology

Benefits of Committee Membership

  • Experience gained and new information acquired will benefit members
  • Increased knowledge of current and emerging trends/challenges in pathology practice

Interested in Joining this Committee?

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