Resources

The American Board of Pathology
The American Board of Pathology created PATHway as a tool for managing and tracking program residents.

American Association of Blood Banks
AABB establishes and promotes standards of care for patients and donors in blood banking; transfusion medicine; hematopoietic, cellular, and gene therapies; and tissue transplantation.

American Association for Clinical Chemistry
AACC is a scientific/medical society of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and others in clinical chemistry and clinical laboratory science-related disciplines.

American Board of Pathology
ABP is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties and provides certifications in anatomic, clinical, and other pathology specialty areas.

American Journal of Clinical Pathology
The American Society of Clinical Pathologists and ACLPS jointly publish this monthly journal.

American Society for Clinical Pathology
The American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) is a not-for-profit medical society for professionals in the fields of pathology and laboratory medicine.

American Society for Investigative Pathology
ASIP is a society of biomedical scientists who investigate mechanisms of disease.

American Society for Microbiology
ASM is the world's oldest life science organization devoted entirely to microbiologists and the science of microbiology.

American Society of Hematology
The American Society of Hematology is the world's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders.

The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) is a not-for-profit membership organization that guides the development and implementation of standards and guidelines to foster excellence in laboratory medicine.

College of American Pathologists
CAP is an organization of board-certified pathologists serving and representing patients, pathologists, and the public by fostering excellence in pathology and laboratory medicine.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC is the federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
CMS is a federal agency within the Department of Health and Human Services responsible for Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), HIPAA, and CLIA.

Department of Health and Human Services
DHHS is the U.S. government's principle agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

Food and Drug Administration
The FDA regulates food, drugs, and medical devices in the U.S.

Health Level Seven (HL7)
HL7 provides standards for the exchange, management, and integration of data and to promote the interoperability of data between healthcare information systems.

International Federation for Clinical Chemistry
IFCC is an international professional organization with the aim to raise the level of clinical chemistry worldwide.

Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC)
LOINC codes are universal identifiers for laboratory and clinical observations to facilitate the transfer, exchange, and pooling of results for clinical care, outcomes management, and research.

National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
NLM, on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
OSHA assures the safety and health of workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging improvement in workplace safety and health.

PathMax
This site contains a meta-index of more than 3,000 links of interest to pathologists.

SNOMED International
SNOMED provides a dynamic, sustainable, and scientifically validated terminology and infrastructure that enables clinicians, researchers, and patients to share healthcare knowledge.

Society for HematopathologyP
This is the official website for the Society for Hematopathology.

Training Residents in Genomics (TRIG)
The TRIG working group has formulated teaching tools on the web to facilitate educating residents in using genomic information and assessing the needs for genomic studies in conjunction with other pathologic data.

World Health Organization
WHO, a United Nations agency, has the objective to attain by all people the highest possible level of health. Health is defined as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not the absence of disease or infirmity.