The American Board of Pathology (ABPath) promotes and contributes to the delivery of the highest quality of patient care through the practice of board-certified pathologists. Board-certified pathologists have demonstrated superior knowledge, judgment, and skills in their area of practice, as determined by nationally recognized experts. The ABPath Continuing Certification Program helps board-certified pathologists to maintain and improve their skill sets throughout their career.  Our commitment to excellence in the profession of pathology is vital to high-quality healthcare delivery, and we are proud to serve the public in this important role.

Important Dates

Dec. 14, 2023

Deadline for Verifications in 2023

The deadline to submit verifications for 2023 is Thurs., Dec 14 at 12pm ET. Verifications will resume on Jan. 2, 2024.

Dec. 25, 2023 – Jan. 1, 2024

ABPath Office Holiday Closing

The ABPath office will be closed for the holidays Dec. 25, 2023 – Jan. 1, 2024. We will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 8 am ET.

Jan. 15, 2024

Spring 2024 Primary Exam Application/Registration Deadline

Application/registration links are currently available in PATHway for the Spring 2024 exam.

Jan. 16, 2024

ABPath CertLink Quarter 4 Deadline

All question must be completed for Quarter 4 by the deadline. Questions do not all have to be done in one sitting.

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