Become Board-Eligible

Board-eligible status begins upon completion of your training program and ends Dec. 31 of the sixth year after you complete training. View eligibility requirements for AOA board certification.

Select Your Specialty

The American Osteopathic Board of Pathology administers primary and subspecialty  board certification in the following areas.

Primary Certification:

Subspecialty Certification:

Conjoint Certification:

Get Certified

Complete all application and examination requirements for certification through the specialty certifying board. Your primary certification in Anatomic Pathology and/or Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine will remain active for 10 years following date of issue provided you successfully complete Osteopathic Continuous Certification requirements.

Maintain Your Certification

Complete the four components of Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) to promote patient care, practice enhancement and lifelong learning throughout your career.