Pancreatobiliary Pathology Society (PBPS)
Cytology Working Group Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
- The cytology working group will have 5 members: 2 co-chairs and 3 members.
- Term for chairs and members is 2 years (time period may be extended beyond 2 years with the approval of the Executive Committee).
Responsibilities of the cytology working group
- Obtains feedback from companion Cytopathology scientific programs and/or presentations at national cytopathology societies including the annual Companion Scientific Sessions at USCAP, ASCP, ASC as well as the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology.
- Presents on timely or guideline topics as well as regulatory and/or other issues at the annual meeting.
- Authors a case report to be published on the website and/or research papers related to the Society members’ studies, experience and the literature.
- May be requested to contribute interesting pancreatobiliary cytology cases for the interesting quarterly cases that is posted on the PBPS website
Responsibilities of the cytology working group co-chairs
- Organize the working group meetings and conference calls.
- Recruit additional help from other PBPS members and other experts from various disciplines as and when required.
- Report to PBPS Executive Committee regarding educational activities.
Responsibilities of the cytology working group members
- Actively assist the Chair of the Education committee in executing PBPS bylaws and SOP
- Organize the assigned educational goals.
Approved by Executive Committee 4/16/2020