PATHOLOGISTS' ASSISTANTS SECTION

Application form - 2014

Pathologists' Assistants Section Workspace (for Section members only)

PATHOLOGISTS' ASSISTANTS CONFERENCE 2014

The PA Section Conference this year will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Toronto, ON on July 12 and 13 2014. The program and registration instructions are posted here. Please make every attempt to join us this year as we will be having important discussions re: certification.

ABOUT THE SECTION

Year Created: 2006

Executive Committee

Chair: Danielle Lee 
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Vernon, BC
Email: Danielle.Lee@interiorhealth.ca

Vice-chair: Steven Joy 
Secretary: Sarah James
Treasurer: Ronald Brereton
Past Chair: Lance Fuczek

Objectives/Mission:
The Section of Pathologists' Assistants within the Canadian Association of Pathologists is dedicated to establishing standards of professional ethics, education, and key competencies leading to national certification of Pathologists' Assistants. We promote and support excellent standards of practice, to ensure the highest quality of patient care in anatomic pathology.


 Core Compentencies - Download PDF Version


Governance:

In accordance with: NEW PA Section Bylaws Amended 2013

Letters from Executive:

Structure:

Examination Committee
Chair: Lance Fuczek
Grace General Hospital
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
Email: fuczek@cc.umanitoba.ca

Membership Committee:
Chair: Steven Joy
University of Alberta Hospital
Edmonton, AB
Email: steven.joy@albertahealthservices.ca

Function: The Membership Committee is responsible to: itemize core competencies for pathologists' assistants, propose a plan to "grandfather" current practicing pathologists' assistants, develop a set of criteria for membership and to increase recruitment of currently practicing pathologists' assistants.


Education Committee:

Chair: Martin Grealish
University Health Network
Toronto, ON
Email:margrealish@hotmail.com
Function:
The Education Committee is responsible to look into continuing education requirements for section members, to obtain information on existing and developing PA programs in Canada
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Annual General Meeting and Conference Committee:
Chair: Sarah James
University Health Network
Toronto, ON
Email: sarah.james@uhn.on.ca

Function:
The AGM and Conference Committee is responsible to make the arrangements for the annual general meeting conference.

Website Committee:
Chair: Alan Wolff
Lakeridge Health, Oshawa, ON
Email: awolff@lakeridgehealth.on.ca
Function: Author and adapt content for the CAP PA Section Website.

CURRENT PROJECTS / INITIATIVES

 PAST PROJECTS / INITIATIVES

 

RESOURCES:

Abstracts:
Lee, Danielle - PA Certification Poster

Swift, JL - Formalin Fixation: Fact or Folklore

 

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