ABPath Board of Trustees Seeking Nominations for New Trustee

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TAMPA, Fla., (Mar. 15, 2024) – The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) is soliciting nominations to fill a Trustee position, effective January 1, 2025. We are seeking a nominee in community/private practice or a nominee with expertise neuropathology. Self-nominations and nominations of underrepresented minorities are encouraged.

The Board of Trustees is comprised of leaders from the pathology profession who are dedicated to upholding the mission of ABPath to serve the public and advance the profession of pathology by setting certification standards and promoting lifelong competency of pathologists. Outstanding nominees will be considered based on their expertise, scholarship, leadership, educational experience, organizational compatibility, and knowledge of and commitment to the certification process, continuing certification, and graduate medical education. The ABPath strives for diversity, a balance of academic versus private practice Trustees, and an even geographical distribution. Nominees should be in active practice and must be certified by the ABPath and reside in the United States. The nominee should be participating or willing to participate in Continuing Certification. They must be willing to devote substantial time and effort over the potential 12-year tenure. Trustees of the ABPath may also be appointed to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Review Committee for Pathology or to an American Board of Medical Specialties Committee.  This is an extraordinary opportunity for individuals who are passionate about setting the highest standards for the profession of pathology.

Please submit your nominations (and they can be multiple) with a current curriculum vitae of the nominee(s), to Dr. Kathleen Beavis, Secretary of the ABPath, care of [email protected]. Self-nominees should submit a letter of support from a pathology society and/or another ABPath-certified pathologist. All nominations should be submitted no later than Monday, June 17, 2024.

More information on the Trustee Responsibilities is available here.

Thank you for your assistance.  If there are any questions, please contact Dr. Gary Procop, Chief Executive Officer at [email protected].

About the American Board of Pathology

The mission of the American Board of Pathology, as a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, is to serve the public and advance the profession of pathology by setting certification standards and promoting lifelong competency of pathologists. Founded in 1936, the ABPath accomplishes this mission by establishing certification and continuing certification standards and assessing the qualifications of those seeking to obtain voluntary certification in the specialty of pathology. For more information visit abpath.org or call (813) 286-2444.