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ABPath Cooperating Societies

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Offering Self-Assessment Modules (SAM) CME (Part II) Credit

SAM Provider Toolkit

Offering IMP (Part IV) Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance Activities

Application for Institution/Department Improvement in Medical Practice Activity Approval

ABPath-Approved Societies for IMP Activities:

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

American Society of Dermatopathology (ASDP)

College of American Pathologists (CAP)


New York State Department of Health

Royal College of Pathologists Australasia (RCPA)

Society for Pediatric Pathology

United States Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP)

Offering an ABPath-approved Patient Safety Course (PSC)

Courses which may be used to satisfy the CC Program's Patient Safety requirement must be Component I PSCs approved by either ABPath or the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Component I PSCs also award SAM-eligible CME (Part II) and count as an Improvement in Medical Practice (Part IV) activity when completed.

Application for Component I PSC Approval

ABPath-Approved Component I PSC Providers:

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

College of American Pathologists (CAP)

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI: Open School)

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM)

National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

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