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ABPCL Volunteer Item Writer Recognition Program


ABPath appreciates the support of our Volunteer Item Writers for their contribution of questions to be used in ABPath CertLink® (ABPCL), the online longitudinal assessment program for board certified pathologists. To recognize the time and expertise of our volunteers we have developed the following tiers of recongnition.

Diplomates are recognized based on the number of test questions they submit in a calendar year.

My project 35

Bronze (1- 10 items)
• Named in a social media post 
• Group newsletter mention

My project 36

Silver (11-20 items)

• Bronze tier recognition
• Individual newsletter mention
• Approved verbiage provided for the diplomate's CV.

My project 38

Gold (21-35 items)
• Bronze and Silver tier recognition
• Certificate of Appreciation
• ABPath swag

My project 37

Platinum (36+ items)
• Bronze, Silver and Gold tier recognition
• 1 Improvement in Medical Practice (IMP) credit
• Letter to Department Chair denoting the contribution to the profession of pathology.
• Annual Report mention with a short Bio.



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