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The College of American Pathologists Hosts 2021 Annual Meeting: September 25-28

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) will host its CAP21 Annual Meeting with timely and informative educational sessions from Sat., Sept. 25 through Tues., Sept. 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

"Pathologists have been resilient as 2021 continues to be an extraordinary and remarkable year in our profession," says CAP President Emily E. Volk, MD, FCAP. "Our member pathologists and laboratories continue to provide cutting edge care when it comes to COVID-19 testing, the new variants, ongoing surges, vaccines and mandates. This year's program addresses many of our current successes and challenges with a look to the future and the critical role pathologists play in the lives of our patients."

President Volk and all presenters are available for interview.

To review the full CAP21 schedule, visit: https://www.capannualmeeting.org/.


Select educational courses from the Annual Meeting will be highlighted during a virtual National Media Briefing on Tues., Sept. 28 from 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. CT. To register please visit: https://capatholo.gy/3CtFQoB

11:00-11:20 a.m. CT
The Great Unknown: What's Up with COVID-19 Testing?
Benjamin Pinsky, MD, PhD, FCAP
Christina M. Wojewoda, MD, FCAP

11:20-11:40 a.m. CT
The COVID-Transformed Autopsy Service: Guidelines from the Front Lines
Carolyn Glass, MD, PhD, FCAP
Jonathan Thompson, MD, FCAP
Alex K. Williamson, MD, FCAP

11:40 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CT
Hereditary Breast Cancers: What Do We Know Beyond BRCA?
Rania Bakkar, MD, FCAP
Anupma Nayak, MD

12:00 p.m.-12:20 p.m. CT
The Pathology of a Cyberattack: How Can Your Laboratory Be Prepared?
Andrew Goodwin, MD, FCAP


Presenters on each topic are available for interview:

Reference Ranges for the Transgender Population

Reversing the Gender Leadership Gap: Taking Action to Create Meaningful Change

What's Bugging the Gut? A Gastrointestinal Pathology and Microbiology Team Approach in Diagnosing Infections of the Alimentary Tract

Ordering the Right Test at the Right Time: Strategies in Laboratory Test Management for the Practicing Pathologist

Battling the HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancer Epidemic: Why Pathologists are Critical to Patient Care

Pathology of Vaping-Associated Lung Disease

About the College of American Pathologists (CAP)

As the world's largest organization of board-certified pathologists with almost 18,000 members and as the leading provider of laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing programs, the CAP serves patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide. Ninety-eight percent of the top 1,000 laboratories in the U.S. are CAP accredited. Pathologists oversee and provide laboratory testing and diagnose viruses, chronic diseases, cancers and other health conditions. For more information, visit yourpathologist.org to watch pathologists at work and see the stories of the patients who trust them with their care. Visit www.cap.org

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