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January 2017

Volume 70

Issue 1

Impact Factor: 2.912

Journal of Clinical Pathology is a leading international journal covering all aspects of pathology. Diagnostic and research areas covered include histopathology, virology, haematology, microbiology, cytopathology, chemical pathology, molecular pathology, forensic pathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology and immunopathology.

JCP is the official journal of the Association of Clinical Pathologists.

5 year impact factor: 2.623

h5 index: 40 (number #11 in Pathology)

Interactive virtual case

How good are your diagnostic skills? JCP is now publishing virtual cases - read the clinical question, review the interactive Aperio slide online and find out if your diagnosis is correct. The first case is a pruritic rash.

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Take the test

Read and complete a selection of pathology related multiple choice questions (MCQs) on BMJ Learning. Browse the JCP education collection of reviews and articles with accompanying MCQs.

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New Editor-in-Chief appointed

BMJ and the ACP are delighted to announce that Professor Tahir Pillay has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief from January 2017. Professor Pillay is Head of the Department of Chemical Pathology and the Division of Clinical Pathology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He is a fellow of the College of Medicine of South Africa and the Royal College of Pathologists in London, and one of the two most senior chemical pathologists in South Africa. Professor Pillay has been a member of the journal's editorial team for many years, working closely with Professor Soon Lee, who steps down as Editor of JCP at the end of 2016.

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ACP courses

The Association of Clinical Pathologists runs a number of training courses and events in the UK.

The next event is a SAS career day titled 'CESR in Histopathology', which takes place on 21st January 2016. The day will focus the process of applying for Histopathology Specialist Registration.

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