Qualifications for Membership

The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists is composed of pathologists dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and practice of surgical pathology. Surgical pathology is defined as the practice of medicine devoted to the diagnosis of disease based on observable cellular and tissue changes in specimens removed from living patients.

There are two categories of membership - Regular and Junior


Eligibility

Regular membership is available to any pathologist who:

  • Is actively engaged in the practice of surgical pathology and/or an associated subspecialty of surgical pathology and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to furthering excellence in academic surgical pathology
  • Is certified by the American Board of Pathology, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Anatomic Pathology or an equivalent specialty board acceptable to the Membership Committee
  • Is five years after Board certification
  • Is actively engaged in the practice of surgical pathology and/or an associated subspecialty of surgical pathology and demonstrates an ongoing commitment to furthering excellence in academic surgical pathology
  • A regular member may transition to emeritus status upon retirement

Junior membership is available to any pathologist-in-training, with transition to full membership 5 years following completion of training, contingent upon demonstration of an ongoing commitment to academic surgical pathology at the time of transition to full membership.

Qualifications are as follows:

  • Pathologists-in-training who have authored at least one USCAP abstract as first author
  • Sponsorship by an existing society member

Dues Information

Arthur Purdy Stout Society regular membership dues are $100. In addition, members may choose to have highly discounted subscriptions as detailed below:

1) Members can choose to pay membership fees only ($100),

2) a membership ($100) plus highly discounted yearly print and digital subscription to the American Journal of Surgical Pathology - $499 total, which comes with electronic access to Advances in Anatomic Pathology, Applied Immunohistocehmistry & Molecular Morphology, and AJSP Reviews and Reports  or

3) a membership ($100) plus digital subscription to the aforementioned journals - 399$ total. Dues should be paid by November 15th to ensure on-time receipt of the January issue of the AJSP.  Checks should be made payable to the society and mailed to the treasurer (mwesterh@med.umich.edu) or paid by LOGGING IN to your profile on this website at the end of the membership application

 

Bylaws

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About the Arthur Purdy Stout Society

The Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists is composed of pathologists dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and practice of surgical pathology. Surgical pathology is defined as the practice of medicine devoted to the diagnosis of disease based on observable cellular and tissue changes in specimens removed from living patients.

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Contact Us

President

Rhonda Yantiss, M.D, email: Rhy2001@med.Cornell.edu

For questions about membership or the website contact
Ashley Boguslaski• asnsp@med.umich.edu

 

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