Our Stories

Our stories demonstrate the impact on patient care by the specialty of pathology through our programs and grants, most notably by See, Test & Treat—our flagship humanitarian program. All of these stories would not be possible without the support of CAP members, staff, corporations, foundations, patient advocacy groups, health institutions, and laboratory communities.

Dr. Julianne Szczepanski Advocates Foundation Support

I’m Dr. Julianne Szczepanski, junior member director of the CAP Foundation. I hope we had the chance to meet during the 2021 Fall Residents Forum Meeting and CAP21, when I spoke to early-career pathologists, residents, and medical students about what the CAP Foundation can do for you and the specialty, as well as what pathologists […]

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Montefiore Revives See, Test & Treat in 2021

Early Saturday morning, May 15, when most New Yorkers were just waking up to the start of a beautiful spring weekend, a group of volunteers assembled in the lobby of Montefiore Health System’s Greene Medical Arts Pavilion in the Bronx. With the precision of a seasoned theater troupe, they were hustling to get ready for […]

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Global Pathology Award Winner Shares His Experience

As COVID-19 cases dwindle and life begins a return to normal in the US, patients and doctors in many nations throughout the world continue to face devastating waves of COVID-19 cases. Fahad Alam, MD, IFCAP, stepped outside of his role as a pathology lecturer at the National Medical College in Nepal to conduct telemedicine consultations […]

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Dr. Rebecca Osgood Exemplifies Pathology Leadership

Rebecca Osgood, MD, FCAP, has devoted her career to improving patient care through her work as a pathologist, volunteer, and community worker. As a pathologist, Dr. Osgood has worked with the Cambridge Health Alliance for 27 years. The regional safety net health system is committed to providing high-quality care to diverse and low-income populations in […]

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Mentor Program Pairs Pathologists with Specialty’s Future Leaders

As the past year has shown, pathologists and medical laboratories remain at the center of quality, patient-centered care. A large part of the CAP Foundation’s mission is to ensure that tomorrow’s pathology leaders have access to essential resources and education to help carry the specialty into the future. For the Medical Student Travel Award, Leadership […]

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Foundation Releases 2021 See, Test & Treat Schedule

The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disproportionally impact at-risk communities across the US where economic and other barriers to health care provide an increase in the occurrence of preventable disease. That is why it is increasingly important that the CAP Foundation’s See, Test & Treat pathologist-led initiative continues to deliver free cervical and […]

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Foundation Helps Pathologists, Patients Perservere

Throughout a difficult 2020, the CAP Foundation never lost sight of its commitment to pathologists and their patients. The COVID-19 pandemic upended not only our daily lives, but health care and society as a whole. Across the US, we faced a reckoning over racial injustice and other inequities whose effects ripple through our health care […]

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