The primary mission of the CAPA is to improve educational opportunities and professional skills of practicing pathologists of Chinese ethnicity, by promoting communication, friendship and cultural exchange, and by advancing the science and practice of pathology and laboratory medicine.

2nd CAPA Diagnostic Pathology Course in Houston, November 12-13

CAPA Members,

You are cordially invited to join us for the 2nd Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA) Diagnostic Pathology Course on Saturday and Sunday  (November 12 -13, 2016) at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. This two-day course provides in-depth coverage on the pitfalls or mistakes that are commonly encountered in daily diagnostic pathology and intraoperative frozen section consultations, and the best practice approaches to avoid these mistakes in a format of didactic lectures and case-based presentations. Given the great success of our first CAPA diagnostic course and the unforgettable time in New York last year, we are confident that you will enjoy this great CAPA educational event. In addition, you will also enjoy the following additional benefits and more.

CAPA Meeting adjacent to CAP 16'

Dear CAPA members: 

You are cordially invited to attend the free CME-offering CAPA  Meeting adjacent to the CAP 16 starting at 5:30pm on Saturday Sept. 24, 2016, at the Chambertin Room of Encore hotel, Las Vegas.  To register this free CME-course, please update your CAP registration on the Saturday events.

A reception hosted by Drs. Huamin Wang and Chin-Lee Wu will follow the meeting, including a 30-min informal panel discussion about career development. 

MEETING AGENDA (click here to download PDF version)

Cancer Biomarkers Conference II (CBCII) Meeting Annoucement

Dear CAPA members,

The Cancer Biomarkers Conference II (CBCII) with 30 faculty speakers and moderators will take place September 10 and 11, 2016 at the Houston Methodist Research Institute Auditorium, Houston, Texas. CAPA is one of the non-financial sponsors for the CBCII. We hope that you and your friends can join this conference.

Call for speakers for the Chinese Society of Pathology (CSP) Annual Meeting

The Chinese Society of Pathology (CSP) Annual Meeting will take place in Hefei, Anhui Province, November 25-27, 2016. As we did in previous years, CAPA is calling for five speakers from the CAPA community for this Chinese national meeting. The meeting organizer has given the following specific topics to avoid overlap with the other speakers at this meeting.

1. 胸部学组:非胸腺瘤和淋巴瘤的纵膈少见疾病的诊断与鉴别诊断(1位,分会场发言,时间20‐30分钟)

2. 细胞病理:最新宫颈细胞学TBS分类(1位,分会场发言,时间20‐30分钟)

3. 骨软组织:骨软组织肿瘤分子病理诊断与治疗相关的新进展(1位,分会场发言,时间20‐30分钟)

2016 CAPA EC and Subcommittees

 Dear CAPA Members,

 We are delighted to announce the 2016-2017 CAPA Executive Committee and Subcommittees. Please click here to see the full list.


Tenth Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology (APIAP) Congress

 CAPA will host two sections of Molecular Pathology at the 10th Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology (APIAP) Congress, Bali, Indonesia, April 24-27, 2017. We are looking for well qualified speakers for both meetings. Please see the attached calls for speakers for more details. 

Second CAPA-Beijing Pathology Symposium

The Second CAPA-Beijing Pathology Symposium will be held jointly by CAPA and the Chinese Academy of Medicine Cancer Hospital and Institute in Beijing, September 3-4, 2016. The main theme of this year’s symposium is Updates in Neoplastic Pathology and Molecular PathologyWe are looking for well qualified speakers for this meeting. Please see the attached calls for speakers for more detail.

Second CAPA Diagnostic Pathology Course

The 2nd Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA) Diagnostic Pathology Course 

Pitfalls and Pearls in Diagnostic Pathology 

Saturday, November 12 – Sunday, November 13, 2016
Onstead Auditorium, Mitchell BSRB, S3.8012
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 

Registration Fee:
$100 – CAPA member (2016 membership fee paid), lifetime member, residents and fellows
$150 – Practicing pathologists, non-Members

To register, click here to open Google Form.

Meeting program is now available, please click here.


2016 President's Message

Dear Friends,

It is my distinguished honor and privilege to be elected as the president of the Chinese American Pathologists Association (CAPA) for 2016-2017. Thank you for your support and trust!

CAPA has become an internationally recognized organization within the pathology community, thanks to the strong leadership and strategic visions of our past presidents; dedication from our current and past executive committee members, subcommittee chairs, co-chairs and members; and strong support from our active members.

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