Association for Molecular Pathology                       
Newsletter                                                                
   
May 2009, Volume 15, Number 2 

Inside this Issue

Front Page
President's Message
Committee Reports
• Clinical Practice Committee
 Economic Affairs Committee
 Membership & Professional
  Development Committee

 Nominating Committee
 Professional Relations Committee
 Program Committee
 Publications Committee
 Training & Education Committee
Subdivision Reports
 Genetics
 Hematopathology
 Infectious Diseases
 Solid Tumors
Special Features
 AMP Leadership Award
 CHAMP

 Member Survey Report
 Web Editorial Board Report
 Show Me the Money!
 Announcements
 Career Opportunities
 Meetings and Upcoming Events
2009 AMP Officers and Appointees

Member Survey Report - The AMP Organization

Volunteer Service: 80% of respondents have never served as an AMP volunteer.  Respondents who have served as an AMP volunteer have done so as elected members of a Committee (70%), Council (30%), and/or as a non-elected ad hoc volunteer (48%).

Interest Groups: 64% of respondents would like AMP to add an Pharmacogenetics/Pharmacogenomics Interest Group; 47% an Informatics group; 37% would like state or regional groups.

AMP Customer Service: 93% of respondents rate AMP Customer service as Good or Excellent.

Most Important Areas of Focus Over the Next 3 Years: Advance influence & visibility regarding public policy (64%); advance influence & visibility regarding reimbursement (56%); develop educational opportunities beyond the annual meeting (52%); provide molecular pathology education for non-molecular lab professionals (49%); expand international membership (21%).

Go to:
Main Article
Demographics
The Annual Meeting
   Overview of Survey Responses
   Insight into Decisions A Report from Maricel Herrera
   Insight into CME A Report from Mark Sobel