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Improving pathology one patient at a time.
Get Involved
Do more than belong. Getting involved is easy. AAPA looks for volunteers to speak at conferences, lead the association…
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Grossing Guideline
The AAPA Macroscopic Examination Guidelines: Utilization of the CAP Cancer Protocols at the Surgical Gross Bench
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Educational Offerings
High-quality CE targeted at Pathologists’ Assistants.
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AAPA In Action
Caring for the whole patient, one specimen at a time.
Vote in the 2020 BOT Election!
Fellow members, check your inbox for the ballot, review candidate bios, and cast your vote! Voting will be open throughout August, and Fellows will also have the chance to vote in-person at the Fall Conference.
Attend Our Next Town Hall!
Our next Town Hall with the BOT will be held on August 27, on the topic of "Grossing Technicians - Defining Their Role in Anatomic Pathology." Save your seat and pre-submit questions by August 21.
Partner with the AAPA!
Promote your business with a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities! Get direct exposure at the Spring Meeting, extend your brand identity at the Fall Conference, or advertise year-round.
Is Your Lab Inspection Ready?
Has your lab director requested checklists for macroscopic specimen examination supervision templates or competency assessment for PAs? The AAPA has a solution – the AAPA Inspection Readiness Kit!
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AAPA Events
The perfect venues to obtain the PACE credits necessary to maintain ASCP BOC certification.

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45th Annual Continuing Education Conference
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - Friday, August 30, 2019
Hyatt Regency Chicago | Chicago, IL
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9th Annual Spring Meeting
Monday, March 16, 2020 - Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Uptown | Charlotte, NC
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Sustaining Members

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