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  • Applicants sign an Honor Code when applying for certification. This is a legally binding contract between the physician and the ABPath.
  • Any violations of the Honor Code may be sufficient to bar a person from qualification, terminate participation in an examination, invalidate the results of a candidate’s examination, cause the withholding or revocation of scores or certificates, or merit other appropriate action by the ABPath. 


Read or download the complete Honor Code here.

Honor Code Statement



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