Welcome to the Association of Pathology Chairs!

About APC

The Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) is a non-profit society which serves as the voice of academic departments of Pathology in the U.S. and Canada. APC exists to provide leadership and advocacy for the dynamic discipline of Pathology, and to enable academic departments to meet the demands of their three missions: medical education, research, and practice.

The APC provides education, training, information resources, and networking opportunities for members of the five APC membership sections. Those sections are:

  • APC - Departmental Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Senior Fellows
  • PRODS - Residency Program Directors and Associate Residency Program Directors
  • UMEDS - Directors of Undergraduate Medical Education (medical school)
  • PDAS - Department Administrators or Business Managers
  • GMEAS - Residency and Fellowship Program Coordinators

Membership Information

Click here to learn about membership benefits, membership types, membership eligibility, how to update your department's membership roster, and how to join APC today!

Member Resources

Each APC member has unique login information connected to a personalized site experience. Members may log in to this site to edit their personal profiles and contact information. Once logged in, members can access exclusive APC resources.

General inquiries may be directed to the APC office at 302-660-4940 or info(at)apcprods.org.

APC 2022 Annual Meeting

THANK YOU to 83 speakers and panelists, more than 430 registrants, and 18 exhibiting companies for participating in the APC 2022 Annual Meeting! We can't wait to see you next year when we return to the Swissôtel in Chicago, Illinois on July 16-19, 2023 (Sun-Wed)!


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Academic Pathology

Academic Pathology is APC's fully open-access, peer-reviewed journal. Academic Pathology achieved PubMed indexing status in July 2017. APC members receive a discount on the journal's article processing fee; take advantage of this discount and submit today!


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