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Volunteer to Serve with AMP!


Benefits of Volunteering with AMP


There are numerous benefits to volunteering with AMP:


  • Advance patient care beyond one's institution - nationwide and global
  • Influence practice guidelines and governmental policy
  • Help shape the direction of molecular pathology
  • Collaborate with colleagues in the molecular diagnostics field
  • Enhance your curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Give voice to the unique needs within your subdivision
  • Enhance your professional development
  • Develop your collaborative and leadership skills
  • Make important networking contacts


For more information on how to get involved with AMP please visit:




Accepting Applications for the position of:

Trustee to the 2017 American Board of Pathology


The American Board of Pathology (ABP) is soliciting nominees to fill two Trustee positions, effective January 1, 2017.  A nominee with

broad-based experience in community practice and a nominee in forensic pathology are sought.  Self-nominations are encouraged. 

AMP is a cooperating society of the ABP and would like to nominate interested and qualified AMP members as candidates.


Outstanding nominees will be considered on the basis of their expertise, scholarship, leadership, educational experience,

organizational compatibility, and knowledge of and commitment to the certification process, Maintenance of Certification, and graduate

medical education.  The Board 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 ABP and reside in the United States.  They must be

willing to devote substantial time and effort over the potential 12-year tenure. Nominations of pathologists with broad-based experience

in community practice are highly encouraged. Trustees of the ABP may also be appointed to the ACGME Review Committee or to an

ABMS Committee.


Apply Here


Deadline for submitting applications and CVs for an AMP nomination of support is: Monday June 6, 2016.


Accepting Applications for the position of:

Co-Moderator for the AMP Companion Meeting at USCAP, 2017-2018


Are you an AMP member and a regular attendee of the USCAP meeting? Would you like to represent AMP as the co-moderator of the

AMP Companion Meeting at the USCAP Annual Meeting? This will entail working with the current co-moderator to help design the

program, moderate the session on site, and work with AMP and USCAP office staff to organize handouts, SAMS questions and other

logistical details.
We are looking for one energetic, enthusiastic, and organized individual for a 2-year appointment, so that you will be able to be

mentored by the current co-moderator in the 2017 (San Antonio) planning process as you prepare for being the lead moderator in

2018 (Vancouver). You must be a regular USCAP attendee (travel not funded by AMP) and be very familiar with the audience and

content of the USCAP annual meeting, as well as being a committed AMP member with strong skills in molecular pathology.

Apply Here


Deadline to Apply: Monday, June 13, 2016


This position reports to the AMP Training & Education Committee.

Accepting Volunteer Applications for the position of:

AMP Representative to the FASEB Excellence in Science Award Committee


AMP is a member of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). FASEB is made up of 30 scientific member societies, representing over 125,000 researchers from around the world. A few AMP members serve as representatives on FASEB committees that are applicable to our membership.
AMP is looking for a candidate to serve as our representative to the FASEB Excellence in Science Award Committee. The FASEB Excellence in Science Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement by women in biological science. Recipients are women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research.
The FASEB Excellence in Science Award Committee reviews nominee submissions for the award and makes a recommendation of the recipient to the FASEB Board of Directors. The committee advises the Board on the administration of the annual Excellence in Science Award program.
Listed below are candidate criteria as well as the requirements and responsibilities of the AMP representative to the FASEB Excellence in Science Award Committee. If you would like to be considered for this position, please complete the online application and submit your current CV (instructions provided on the application).

Candidate Criteria:

AMP member
MD and/or PhD degree
Mid- or senior-level in career to know potential nominees in the field
Familiar with an awards cycle process

Requirements and Responsibilities:
The AMP Representative attends three Excellence in Science Award Committee meetings by conference call or e-mail during the spring (March/April). The first meeting serves as an orientation for committee members. The second meeting is a triage to review nominees and choose semi-finalists. The purpose of the third meeting is to choose the finalist who will be recommended to the Board as the recipient of the award.
The term for this initial appointment by AMP is to serve from July 2016 through June 2017.


The AMP Awards Committee will review all applications for this volunteer position. Candidates will be notified in July.


Apply Here


Deadline to Apply: Monday, June 13, 2016

Questions? Email:


If you don't see a Volunteer Position that interests you or there are no Volunteer Positions currently open, please feel free to contact the relevant Committee Chair or email