ABOUT THE SECTION

Year Created: 2009
The Section of Patient Safety and Quality Assurance held its inaugural meeting on 12 July 2010, at the CAP-ACP Annual Meeting in Montreal, QC.

2017-2019 Executive:
Chair: Dr. Monalisa Sur (Hamilton, ON)
Vice Chair: Dr. Virginia Walley (Toronto, ON)
Past Chair: Dr. Catherine Ross (Hamilton, ON)
Secretary: Dr Alice Lytwyn
Members-at-Large:
Dr. Bernard Têtu (Quebec City, QC)
Dr. Raymond Maung (Kamloops, BC)
CAP-ACP President, Ex-Officio: Dr. Rosemary Henderson (Charlottetown, PE)

Objectives:
Mission Statement, Goals and Objectives and Bylaws

Members:
Members shall be members or associates in good standing of the CAP-ACP, who have an interest in patient safety and quality assurance as they relate to Pathology.
The Section includes:

News:


Presentations:

2017 PSQA Symposium - Symposium: Patient Safety and Quality Assurance

2016 PSQA Symposium - Patient Safety and Quality Assurance Symposium: The Landscape of Workload Assessment of Canadian Pathologists

2015 PSQA Symposium - Symposium: Patient Safety and Quality Assurance: Jurisdictional Quality Plans and Indicators in Interpretative Pathology: Experience in Canada and Abroad

2014 PSQA Symposium -

  • The Implementation of Medical Revalidation in the UK - How Histopathologists Do It - Peter N. Furness
  • Interpretive Quality Assurance in Pathology: Where Are We Going In Canada? - John Srigley and Gunita Mitera

2013 PSQA Symposium - Interpretive Diagnostic Accuracy and Error - Raouf E. Nakhleh and E. Douglas Bell

2012 PSQA Symposium - Quality Management in anatomic Pathology: Case Studies, Analysis and Outcomes - Beverley A. Carter and Stephen Raab

2011 PSQA Symposium

  • Errors in Cancer diagnosis Involving Pathologists: Is It all About Slide Reading Skills? - Hardeep Singh
  • Organizational Culture for Patient Safety - Ron Westrum
  • Reporting and Responding to Adverse Events Triggered by Errors in the Clinical Laboratory - E. Douglas Bell

2010 PSQA Symposium

  • Error Reduction and Prevention ini Surgical Pathology - Raouf Nakhleh
  • The Role of Histopathology EQA Schemes in Revalidation / Recertification - Raymond McMahon
  • Change in Management of Medicine - Jared Schwartz
  • Future of Cytopathology - Mark Stoler

2010 PSQA Summit

  • The US Approach to Quality Assurance in Surgical Pathology - Raouf Nakhleh
  • An Overview of UK EQA Histopathology Schemes - Raymond McMahon
  • Laboratory Quality Indicators: Results of a National Survey of CAP Members, June 2010 - Diponkar Banerjee
  • Global Plan of Quality-Assurance in Anatomic Pathology in Québec - Bernard Têtu
  • QA: The View from the East: Professional Interpretaion and its Quality Management - an Ontario Perspective - Terence Colgan

     

Documents Developed:

 

Other QA Resources:

 

Other Resources:

Upcoming QA Events:


Patient Safety and Quality Assurance Award:
Award Terms of Reference

Recipients:

2017 - Jagdish Butany
2016 - Meg Mclachlin
2015 - John Srigley
2014 - Dr. Emina Torlakovic
2013 - Dr. Diponkar Banerjee


Past Executive: 2015-17
Chair: Dr. Catherine Ross (Hamilton, ON)
Vice Chair: Dr. Monalisa Sur (Hamilton, ON)
Past Chair: Dr. Laurette Geldenhuys (Halifax, NS)
Secretary: Dr. Virginia Walley (Toronto, ON)
Members-at-Large:
Dr. Bernard Têtu (Quebec City, QC)
Dr. Raymond Maung (Kamloops, BC)
CAP-ACP President, Ex-Officio: Dr. Martin Trotter (Calgary, AB)


- last updated September 2017 -