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.

Foundation Launches Fundraising Campaign

Driven by our mission to improve people’s health, the CAP Foundation is very excited to announce the official launch of the Empowering Our Future campaign–a historic fundraising effort that will serve as a catalyst for sustainable growth, raise awareness for the important role of pathologists in health care, and position our organization to guide the […]

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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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Foundation and Hologic Combat Health Inequity

The CAP Foundation and its See, Test & Treat® program empower pathologists across the US to help address health care inequity in their communities. This objective has been at the heart of the organization’s mission for over a decade. However, See, Test & Treat wouldn’t be possible without the Foundation’s partnerships with health care organizations […]

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Dr. Alvin Ring Advances Pathology’s Future Via Fund

Health care headlines over the past few years have warned of a shortage of pathologists in the US, threatening to leave the nation’s laboratories and medical examiner’s offices frantically scouring for enough experts to conduct essential testing. While recent research from CAP members in JAMA has shown the workforce situation to be less dire than […]

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