ABOUT THE SECTION

  • Chair: Dr. Ipshita Kak (St. Joseph’s Hospital Hamilton, Ontario)
  • Vice­-Chair: Dr. Katherine Chorneyko (Brant Community Healthcare System, Ontario)
  • Secretary: Dr. Yann Brierley (Vernon Jubilee Hospital, British Columbia)
  • Member-at-large: Dr. Carolyn O'Hara (Alberta Public Laboratories, Alberta)
  • Member-at-large: Dr. Nancy Jimin Liu (Halton Healthcare, Ontario)
  • Resident representative: Dr. Alicia Nickel (Calgary)

Mission Statement

The Section of General Pathology will advance the interests of General Pathologists and General Pathology Residents in Canada.

Goals and Objectives

  • Advocate for General Pathology both within the Canadian Association of Pathologists/Association Canadienne des Pathologistes (CAP-ACP) and with external organizations including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • Improve laboratory medicine in Canada through the support of rural and community pathologists and by increasing educational opportunities in these centres.
  • Provide opportunities for general pathology training, presentation of research, exchange of ideas, and promulgation of employment opportunities at the CAP-ACP Annual Meeting.
  • Promote General Pathology as a career choice among medical students in Canada.

Important documents (updated July 12, 2020):

Job opportunities:

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- last updated July 2020 -