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Education - Certification

Certification in Molecular Pathology in the United States: An Update from the Association for Molecular Pathology Training and Education Committee

AC MacKinnon,Y L Wang, A Sahota, C Yeung, K Weck. The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, Vol 14, No. 6, November 2012.

Organizations that Certify in Molecular Pathology:

American Board of Pathology and American Board of Medical Genetics
Requirements: MD and certification by ABP or ABMG
Exam: Molecular Genetic Pathology
Frequency: Every 2 years

American Board of Medical Genetics
Requirements: MD or PhD and completion of 2 year training program
Exam: Clinical Molecular Geneticist
Frequency: Every 2 years

American Board of Clinical Chemistry
Requirements: Certification by ABCC;ABMM;ABMLI;ABP;ABB or ABHI
Exam: Molecular Diagnostics
Frequency: Annually

American Board of Bioanalysis
Requirements: High complexity Lab Director: PhD and experience
Exam: Clinical Molecular Biology
Frequency: Semiannually

The American Society for Clinical Pathology
Requirements: Varied
Exam: Varied