Roles and responsibilities of the resident representative for the CAP-ACP GP section:

  1. To uphold the Mission statement of the CAP-ACP GP section.
  2. 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.
  3. Promote General Pathology as a career choice among medical students in Canada.
  4. Liaise with the Resident Section of CAP to find effective methods to raise awareness about General Pathology.
  5. Establish or aid in constructing a general/community pathologists mentorship program for GP residents across Canada.
  6. Attend the General Pathology Section Executive meetings and provide resident or training perspective.
  7. Help develop the CAP-ACP General Pathology symposium in conjunction with the remainder of the Executive.

The applicant has to be a Canadian general pathology resident (PGY2-5) who is a member of the CAP-ACP General Pathology Section in good standing.

Specifics of the position:

This position will have a 1 year term. The resident representative will have voting rights on the General Pathology Section Executive. Commensurate with CAP-ACP guidelines, the resident representative shall not receive remuneration for this position.

DeadlineAugust 30, 2020

Email applications to

Documents to be sent: current CV and a letter of intent for the new resident representative position.

Application process: The applications will be discussed by the Executive Committee by September 15th and the successful applicant will be announced, along with the remainder of the new executive in late September.

- last updated July 2020 -