Pathology and The College of American Pathologists [Interview] [Transcript]

Guest: Dr. Richard Friedberg  

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: At Baystate Health, Dr. Richard Friedberg leads a group of 21+ pathologists and a regional reference laboratory providing exclusive diagnostic services to 65 hospitals, numerous clinics, and more than 3300 providers across Massachusetts. He is also Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of Massachusetts Medical School – Baystate. Dr. Friedberg holds a Bachelor Science (BS) with Honors from Stanford University, an MD from Duke University, a PhD in coagulation biochemistry from Duke University, and a Master’s (SM) in Health Care Management from Harvard University. He is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) by the American College of Physician Executives. Over the past 20 years, he has also served on numerous committees and councils for the College of American Pathologists (CAP), including Government & Professional Affairs, Accreditation, Quality Practices, Strategic Planning, Finance, & Transfusion Medicine. In 2007 and again in 2010, he was elected by the CAP membership to serve on the CAP Board of Governors. In 2013, the CAP membership elected him to serve as CAP President-Elect and CAP President from 2015-17.

Segment overview: Dr. Richard Friedberg, MD, talks about the field of pathology, the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the impact pathologists have on patient care.

Transcript – Pathology

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