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  • The designation clinically inactive will apply to any diplomate who reports to the ABPath that they were not involved in direct or consultative patient care for the full twenty-four month CC reporting period.
    • If you are actively practicing medicine you are not clinically inactive.
    • Working forensic pathologists are not clinically inactive.
    • Diplomates in fellowship or residency programs are not clinically inactive.
    • Pathologists working only in an academic, administrative, or research position may report as clinically inactive.
  • Diplomates reporting as clinically inactive will have the Improvement in Medical Practice (IMP) requirement for that two-year period waived. All other CC Program requirements must be met as normal.

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