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The American Board of Pathology Announces the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) as a Cooperating Society


TAMPA, Fla., (March 2, 2022) - The Trustees of the American Board of Pathology (ABPath) are pleased to announce that the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (AABB) has been approved as a Cooperating Society of the ABPath.

Cooperating Societies serve in an advisory capacity to the ABPath regarding issues pertaining to training, education, and certification in Pathology. The Trustees seek input and advice from Cooperating Societies on an ad hoc basis and at the annual spring meeting of the Board of Trustees. The Trustees also solicit nominees from the Cooperating Societies for candidates to fill open Trustee positions.

The current Cooperating Societies of the American Board of Pathology are the:
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
American Medical Association Pathology Section Council
American Society for Clinical Pathology
American Society of Cytopathology
American Society for Investigative Pathology
Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology
Association for Molecular Pathology
Association of Pathology Chairs
College of American Pathologists
National Association of Medical Examiners
Society for Hematopathology
Society for Pediatric Pathology
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology

About AABB
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide. For more information, visit

About the American Board of Pathology
The mission of the American Board of Pathology, as a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, is to serve the public and advance the profession of pathology by setting certification standards and promoting lifelong competency of pathologists. Founded in 1936, the ABPath accomplishes this mission by establishing certification and continuing certification standards and assessing the qualifications of those seeking to obtain voluntary certification in the specialty of pathology. For more information, visit or call (813) 286-2444.