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AMP 2014 ANNUAL MEETING
and 20th Anniversary Celebration
November 12-15, 2014
Realizing the Dream of Precision Medicine
With special address by Dr. Francis Collins

Corporate Workshop Day
November 12, 2014

Special Address by Dr. Francis Collins
November 12, 2014

Molecular Pathology Outreach Course
November 12, 2014

Exhibit Dates
November 13-15, 2014

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD
(Just outside Washington, DC)

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October 20, 2014
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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: http://www.amp.org/about/get_involved.cfm


Call for Junior Member & Technologist Committee Volunteers, 2015-2016 (CPC and T&E Committee)

Junior Members are categorized as having Associate Membership, which is open to students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents. Associate membership carries all the benefits of full membership except holding elected office and voting rights in AMP elections. Associate members are eligible to be considered for a Junior Member position on the committees.


CLINICAL PRACTICE COMMITTEE (CPC)
The CPC is comprised of AMP members with expertise in one or more of the molecular specialties: infectious diseases, hematopathology, solid tumors, and genetics. Its purpose is to address the challenges of clinical laboratories and, therefore, improve the service we provide. Separate working groups develop and implement efforts such as validation sample exchanges, practice guidelines, and other projects relevant to clinical practice. The committee meets monthly by conference call and at the annual meeting to address these issues pertaining to the clinical practice of molecular pathology. More information about the activities of the Clinical Practice Committee can be found in the "Innovation and Improved Patient Care" section of past AMP Newsletters and annual reports.

 

  • Apply to become the 2015-2016 Junior Member of the CPC
    One Junior member will be selected to serve for two calendar years, overlapping the first year with an incumbent Junior Member. Responsibilities of the Junior Member will be determined within a specific project and aligned to his/her interests. Must be available for the monthly committee conference call, tentatively, on the third Monday of every month from 2:00pm-3:00pm (Eastern). See "HOW TO APPLY" below.

TRAINING & EDUCATION (T&E) COMMITTEE
The T&E Committee oversees important issues such as certification in molecular pathology, mentoring of trainees, and education in molecular pathology. Responsibilities, projects, and accomplishments include:

  • Selecting the Young Investigator at the Annual Meeting
  • Addressing training and certification requirements
  • Compiling curriculum materials
  • Developing workshops and continuing education opportunities
  • Surveying educational offerings in molecular pathology
  • Communicating with the American Board of Pathology and other certification agencies.

More information about the activities of the Training and Education Committee can be found in the Committee Report section of past AMP Newsletters and annual reports.

 

  • Apply to become the 2015-2016 Junior Member of the T&E Committee
    One Junior member is selected to serve for two calendar years, overlapping the first year with an incumbent Junior Member. The responsibilities of the Junior Members of the T&E Committee include:
  • Bringing education issues relevant to trainees to the Committee;
  • Working in close communication with the Junior Member(s) of the Membership Affairs Committee;
  • Organizing the program and speakers for the Trainee Luncheon at the annual meeting, including a book give-away, if this is a chosen activity.
  • Updating the Molecular Pathology Book List each year.

Must be available for the monthly committee conference call, tentatively, on the third Wednesday of every month from 3:00pm-4:00pm (Eastern). See "HOW TO APPLY" below.

 

  • Apply to become the 2015-2016 Technologist Member of the T&E Committee
    One certified medical technologist/medical laboratory scientist is selected to serve for two years (2015-2016). The responsibilities of the Medical Technologist member of the T&E include:
  • Bringing education issues relevant to technologists to the Committee;
  • Providing updated content on molecular technologist training programs on the AMP website;
  • Updating resources for preparation on certification exams on the AMP website.

Must be available for the monthly committee conference call, tentatively, on the third Wednesday of every month from 3:00pm-4:00pm (Eastern). See "HOW TO APPLY" below.

 

HOW TO APPLY


Submitting a volunteer application is a two-step process to complete no later than 11:59pm (Eastern), Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

  1. Complete the fields and click "submit" on the online Google form by clicking here.
  2. Attach your CV to an email to Kathleen Carmody no later than the deadline. In the subject line of your email, please indicate the relevant volunteer position to which you are applying:

    a. Applicant CV for CPC Junior Member
    b. Applicant CV for T&E Junior Member
    c. Applicant CV for T&E Technologist Member

 

Notifications will be in January 2015. Thank you for your interest!


 

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 AMPVolunteer@amp.org.