About Us

Mission Statement
The Canadian Association of Pathologists (Association canadienne des pathologistes), a voluntary professional organization, advances the interests of our profession and promotes high quality standards for patient care by providing national leadership and promoting excellence in pathology and laboratory medicine practice, education and research.

The CAP-ACP was founded in 1949 and since then has played a role in promoting pathology to the national and international health care communities and to Canadian society.

Read more about the history of the CAP-ACP

The CAP-ACP accomplishes its work through its SectionsCommittees, and Special Interest Groups.

The CAP-ACP publishes a peer-reviewed Journal, grants Awards and organizes an Annual Meeting, an annual Resident Review Course and other Continuing Professional Development opportunities for its members.

The CAP-ACP officially represents the Canadian pathologist community to these organizations:

The CAP-ACP works closely with other groups related to laboratory medicine:

– last updated October 2014 –