The mission of the American Board of Pathology, as a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties, is to promote the field of pathology and the continuing competency of practicing pathologists.


Revised in 2015, the logo of the American Board of Pathology depicts the origin and evolution of pathology. The traditional microscope in the foreground symbolizes cellular pathology and laboratory medicine.  In the background the double helix reflects the evolving discipline in the molecular era.