Laboratory Administration
Leading / interfacing
Beyond the hospital


Topic Completed: 1 April 2013

Revised: 12 March 2019

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Introduction
  • Achieving excellence, renown and a reputation outside the hospital or healthcare system inevitably makes the pathologist more valuable inside the system
Prerequisites
  • 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
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