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  • Applicants for combined AP/NP certification must complete 2 full years of ACGME accredited training in anatomic pathology and 2 full years of ACGME accredited training in neuropathology
  • Applicants for AP/NP certification must meet the autopsy requirements described under Primary Certification Section III.B.1.b-g.
  • 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 examination.
  • 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 examination.
  • 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.
  • Candidates for combined AP/NP certification will not be certified by the ABP until both the AP and the NP examinations are passed and all other requirements are met.

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

AUTOPSY FORM- The ACGME autopsy log needs to be completed and uploaded with the application. 

The ACGME autopsy log is located on the ACGME website under "Specialty Specific Reports".The log includes age group, gender, primary diagnosis (as would be reported on a death certificate), and PGY year the autopsy was performed. Do not include any identifying information on the log (e.g. case#, medical record#), this would be a violation of HIPPA.

The ACGME autopsy log will look like the sample log below:

ACGME AUTOPSY LOG sample

RCPSC trained residents only-  Select the link below to access the ABPath autopsy form.

 

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