Call for Speakers: Special Topic Lectures for Online Education

The CAPA Online Education Program plans to have special topic lectures on each subspecialty. Volunteer experts from every subspecialty are needed. The target audience will be junior attending faculty members and general pathologists who want to update their knowledge, as well as senior residents and fellows. The volunteers can choose your own topic(s) of interest. Speakers will be selected by the CAPA Education Committee and/or invited by the Online Education Subcommittee to facilitate this lecture series. The lectures will be given in the weekends and the presentation is usually 1-2 hours in the Saturday evenings. We will try our best to accommodate the speaker’s schedule. Experts of any pathology subspecialty can volunteer. Continue reading

South Carolina AP Lab Seeks GI Pathologist

AP Laboratories, Charleston, South Carolina: A?company-based practice has an immediate opening for GI pathology trained, experienced pathologist. The main responsibility is office based biopsies, 90% of which are GI biopsies. ?Starting salary for fresh graduate is around 250-275,000 and most reach 300,000 after 3 years of practice. Malpractice insurance is included. Other benefits upon inquiry. If interested, please contact Dr. Ricky Wolfe at 864-580-3864 or via email, wolferdw@bellsouth.net or rwolfe@aplaboratories.com.

2017 President’s Message

Dear CAPA Members,

It is my great honor and privilege to serve you as the CAPA president for 2017-2018. Since its establishment in 2003, and with continuous and collective efforts from our presidents, officers of all subcommittees, and all active members, CAPA has become a nationally and internationally recognized pathologist organization with over?600 members today.

CAPA consists of a very broad membership in both academic and private practice, in both AP and CP, with experienced and “young” pathologists. ?As a group, we are extremely accomplished, with many nationally and internationally known pathologists and tenured professors in major medical centers. ?We have had members serve as department chairs and directors for anatomic pathology in top US/Canadian universities, directors for residency and fellowship programs across the country, and directors/business owners in various settings of private practices. ?? Continue reading

Call for 2017 CAPA/GoPath Best Abstract Award

The mission of the Chinese American Pathologists Association is to promote excellence in practice, education and research in pathology, as well as advocacy on behalf of Chinese pathologists. The objective of the CAPA/GoPath Best Abstract Award is to encourage and reward outstanding research contributions by our young pathologists.

Eligibility:
1) First-authored abstracts accepted for either platform or poster presentation at the 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting
2) Pathologists-in-training (current residents and fellows) of Chinese ethnicity in North America

Application:
Submit the accepted abstracts along with USCAP acceptance notices to Dr. Hanlin Wang by emailing to hanlinwang@mednet.ucla.edu, no later than January 15, 2017.

Selection:
The abstracts will be reviewed and scored in a blind fashion by members of the selection committee. Abstracts with the highest average scores will be selected as winners. There will be one winner for the first place, two for the second place, and three for the third place.

Recognition:
The awards will be presented to the winners at the Annual CAPA Business Meeting during the upcoming 2017 USCAP Annual Meeting in the afternoon of Saturday, March 4, 2017, in San Antonio. Each winner will receive a certificate with his/her name, a cash award, and recognition on the CAPA website. The winners must be present in the CAPA meeting in person; otherwise the awards will be revoked. The winners will be notified in the beginning of the February 2017, and are required to confirm their attendance to the CAPA meeting.

We encourage residents and fellows to become CAPA associate members (no membership fee for residents and fellows until the changes to the bylaws implemented). Please go to www.capaht.org for forms and instructions to submit membership application.

[Selection Committee]
Ruoqing Huang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of SUNY, Regional Director of Cytopathology, EHC/QHC Mount Sinai Services;?Haiyan Liu, MD, Director of Cytopathology, Geisinger Medical Center;?Yan Peng, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center;?Hanlin Wang, MD, PhD, Professor, University of California Los Angeles;?Hua Yang, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Calgary;?Xinmin Zhang, MD, Professor, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University;?Chengquan Zhao, MD, Professor, University of Pittsburgh

tứ kết Call for Speakers for Chinese Society of Pathology Annual Meeting in He’fei, November 24-27, 2016

The Chinese Society of Pathology (CSP) Annual Meeting will take place in He’fei, China, November 24-27, 2016. As we did in previous years, CAPA is calling for five speakers from the CAPA community for this Chinese national meeting. The meeting organizer has given the following specific topics to avoid overlap with the other speakers at this meeting. Continue reading