Laboratory Administration
Leading / interfacing
Beyond the hospital

Author: Richard Horowitz, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 25 January 2017, last major update April 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2017,, Inc.

Cite this page: Beyond the hospital. website. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
  • Achieving excellence, renown and a reputation outside the hospital or healthcare system inevitably makes the pathologist more valuable inside the system
  • Maintain an academic and intellectual attitude
  • Recognize the value of organized medicine
  • Understand your role in your community
  • Develop a philanthropic agenda
Some Things to Do
  • Obtain an appointment at your local Medical Schools - teach, attend conferences, bring students or residents to your hospital for rotations and participate in research studies
  • Become active in professional societies, including the local Pathology Society, County Medical Association, AMA, ASCP and CAP - not only as a member, but as a contributing member of committees and eventually as one of the leaders
  • Become active in your community - have a civic and political agenda - serve on the school board, join service organizations
  • Participate as a contributor and also as a leader in community and hospital fund raising campaigns