Baptist Health Floyd Chief Medical Officer Emily Volk, MD, FCAP, was sworn in Saturday as the 37th president of the College of American Pathologists.
The CAP was founded in 1946 and has an estimated 18,000 members. It is the world’s largest organization of board-certified pathologists, physicians who specialize in diagnostic pathology and laboratory medicine, and a leading provider of laboratory accreditation and proficiency testing programs.
“I am dedicated to providing leadership to drive successful execution of our core mission to serve patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering and advocating excellence in the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine worldwide,” said Volk, who is also an associate professor of pathology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. “I will work with our members to focus our CAP resources on practicing pathologists to support their daily practice.”