USCAP Executive Vice President


The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology has established a Search Committee to seek candidates for the position of Executive Vice President (EVP).



About the Academy


USCAP, with over 10,000 pathologist members, is the largest of the world-wide divisions of the International Academy of Pathology and has been the global leader in the transmission of knowledge in the field of pathology for more than 100 years. The Academy holds four annual meetings that provide premier educational offerings for pathologists in academia and private practice. The largest of these is the USCAP Annual meeting which is typically attended by over 4500 pathologist participants from over 65 countries and additionally serves as a venue for presentation of the latest research findings in anatomic and molecular pathology and networking for practicing pathologists and pathology trainees. Both USCAP journals, Modern Pathology and Laboratory Investigation, rank in the top five of general diagnostic anatomic and general investigative pathology journals. USCAP leads the world in offering the most education in anatomic and molecular pathology continuing medical education (CME) and Self Assessment Modules (SAMs). The continued growth and success of the Academy provides exciting opportunities for the EVP candidate.



Position Description


Reporting to the Board of Directors/Council, the EVP will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the execution of the USCAP mission.



Responsibilities of the EVP


As the Executive leader of USCAP, the EVP 1) has a primary role in planning and executing the strategic goals of the Academy in partnership with the Academy’s Board of Directors/Council; 2) is responsible, in partnership with the Academy Treasurer for oversight of the Academy finances to ensure that the organization remains in a strong financial position, 3) is responsible for overseeing the management of personnel in the Augusta office and establishing a culture of teamwork and excellence, 4) supports the operations and administration of the Board of Directors/Council, serving as the interface between the Board and Augusta office staff, 5) represents the USCAP and its mission to the pathology community and other organizations and 6)  ensures appropriate programming and growth of its educational offerings.





The EVP will be committed to the USCAP mission and culture.  Candidates should have an M.D., M.D./PhD., or PhD  degree(s) and be a recognized leader in the field of Pathology, with proven leadership and management experience.  The EVP is expected to be committed to high quality programs and to data-driven program evaluations, to be capable of managing and developing a high performance team, to be innovative and results-oriented, to have strong communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills, to be able to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people, to build alliances and collaborations within and outside of the Academy, and to be self-directed.





Applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and a personal statement indicating their interests and qualifications for the position and vision for the future of USCAP. Selected candidates will be given a portfolio of relevant information about USCAP and asked to respond to a set of questions prepared by the Search Committee in collaboration with the USCAP Executive Committee.





The deadline for receipt of applications is December 31, 2013.
Applications should be sent (preferably by e-mail) to:


Stuart J. Schnitt, M.D., Chair, USCAP EVP Search Committee
Director, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Department of Pathology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215