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Primary 2020 Examinations

SPRING SESSION

Application/Registration 

Application/Registration Late Filing Dates

(non-refundable late fee applies)

Date Assignments Posted 

Exams  (Tampa, FL)

Exams (Tucson, AZ)

 

September 15 - January 15, 11:59 PM EST         

January 16 - February 15, 11:59 PM EST

 

March  *Week of April 13, 2020

May 11  *June 1, until all registered candidates have been examined.

June 9-11    


  *All exam dates are subject to change.   

*The Spring 2020 Primary exam has been canceled. All candidates will be accommodated during the Fall 2020 Primary exam session. 

If you choose to cancel from the Spring Primary examination and do not wish to be reassigned to the Fall Primary examination session, please email mary@abpath.org by May 1, 2020 to cancel. You will receive a full refund of your exam fee.

For detailed updates on the exam changes due to coronavirus COVID-19, please visit the Spring Primary Exam Updates


FALL SESSION 

Application/Registration 

Application/Registration Late Filing Dates

(non-refundable late fee applies)

Deadline for those with a period of board eligibility

(no late fees are assessed)

Date Assignments Posted 

Exams  (Tampa, Fl location only)

 

February 16- May 15, 11:59 PM EST 

May 16- June 15  , 11:59 PM EST        

 

August 15   *July 31, 11:59 PM EST

 

September   *August

October 19-  *October 12 until all registered candidates have been examined.

 

 *All exam dates are subject to change.


 Exam Application Fees

Combined AP/CP

AP Only 

CP Only 

AP portion of combined AP/CP

CP portion of combined AP/CP

AP portion of combined AP/NP

NP portion of combined AP/NP  

$2600

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100 

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1300)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)  


Primary 2021 Examinations

SPRING SESSION

Application/Registration 

Application/Registration Late Filing Dates

(non-refundable late fee applies)

Date Assignments Posted 

Exams  (Tampa, FL)

Exams (Tucson, AZ)

September 15 - January 15, 11:59 PM EST         

January 16 - February 15, 11:59 PM EST

 

March

May 10 – until all registered candidates have been examined.

June 15-17

   *All exam dates are subject to change.



FALL SESSION 

Application/Registration 

Application/Registration Late Filing Dates

(non-refundable late fee applies)

Deadline for those with a period of board eligibility

(no late fees are assessed)

Date Assignments Posted 

Exams  (Tampa, Fl location only)

February 16- May 15, 11:59 PM EST 

May 16 - June 15, 11:59 PM EST        

 

August 15, 11:59 PM EST

 

September

October 18- until all registered candidates have been examined.

  *All exam dates are subject to change.


 Exam Application Fees

Combined AP/CP

AP Only 

CP Only 

AP portion of combined AP/CP

CP portion of combined AP/CP

AP portion of combined AP/NP

NP portion of combined AP/NP  

$2600

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100

$2100 

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1300)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

(LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)  


 

Subspecialty 2020 Examinations

  

Application/Registration

Application/Registration Late Final Filing Dates* 

Date Assignments Posted 

Exams

Clinical Informatics Exams Only

 

February 16 - May 15, 11:59 PM EST

May 16 - June 15, 11:59 PM EST

during July

August-September

October

 


Subspecialty Only  $2100  (LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

     2020 Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine...............................................September 1 

     2020 Chemical Pathology...........................................................................September 3

     2020 Clinical Informatics...........................................................................October (TBA)

     2020 Cytopathology..................................................................................August 25- 27

     2020 Dermatopathology...............................................................September 9- 10 

     2020 Forensic Pathology..............................................................................August 31

     2020 Hematopathology.....................................................................September 22-24

     2020 Medical Microbiology.........................................................................September 3

     2020 Molecular Genetic Pathology...................................................September 16- 17

     2020 Neuropathology.........................................................................................August 28

     2020 Pediatric Pathology..........................................................................September 21


Subspecialty 2021 Examinations

Application/Registration

Application/Registration Late Final Filing Dates* 

Date Assignments Posted 

Exams

Clinical Informatics Exams Only

February 16 - May 15, 11:59 PM EST

May 16 - June 15, 11:59 PM EST

during July

August-September

October


Subspecialty Only  $2100  (LATE FILING ADDITIONAL $1050)

     2020 Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine...............................................August 31- September 1 

     2020 Chemical Pathology...........................................................................September 2

     2020 Clinical Informatics...........................................................................October (TBA)

     2020 Cytopathology..................................................................................August 24-26

     2020 Dermatopathology...............................................................September 8-9 

     2020 Forensic Pathology..............................................................................August 30

     2020 Hematopathology.....................................................................September 20-22

     2020 Medical Microbiology.........................................................................September 2

     2020 Molecular Genetic Pathology...................................................September 14-15

     2020 Neuropathology.........................................................................................August 27

     2020 Pediatric Pathology..........................................................................September 3


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