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  • Applicants who are certified in AP/CP or AP must complete 2 full years of training in an ACGME accredited neuropathology program.
  • Applicants who are certified in CP or are certified by another ABMS member board must complete 12 months of ACGME accredited training in anatomic pathology and 2 full years of ACGME accredited training in neuropathology.
  • Combined Anatomic Pathology/Neuropathology (AP/NP)
    • Applicants for combined AP/NP certification must complete 24 months of ACGME accredited training in anatomic pathology and 24 months of ACGME accredited training in neuropathology.
    • Applicants for AP/NP certification must meet the autopsy requirements described under Primary Certification Section.
    • Applicants for combined AP/NP certification must pass the AP examination before they will be allowed to sit for the NP examination.
    • Applicants for combined AP/NP certification must complete the primary application for AP/NP and pay the required fee for the AP portion of the
    • Applicants must complete a separate registration for the NP portion of the examination when subspecialty registration becomes available and pay the required fee for the NP portion of the
  • Applicants who are certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in AP and in NP (separate certificates) are eligible for ABP combined AP/NP certification or NP subspecialty certification.

TO ACCESS THE COMBINED AP/NP APPLICATION, LOG INTO YOUR PATHWAY AND SELECT THE PRIMARY TAB AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN.

TO ACCESS THE NP ONLY APPLICATION, LOG INTO YOUR PATHWAY AND SELECT THE SUBSPECIALTY TAB AT THE TOP OF THE SCREEN.

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