About the Journal

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Aims and scope of journal

Modern Pathology is an international journal owned by The United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP). Modern Pathology concentrates on all aspects of diagnostic human pathology, contemporary issues pertinent to diagnostic accuracy, reviews, illustrative cases, Academy news and clinical medicine directly related to pathology practice.

Modern Pathology provides a forum for the understanding of the pathologic processes and evaluation of new and existing diagnostic applications of scientific advances and clinical pathologic correlations; fostering the acquisition and maintenance of up-to-date information to ensure high standards of practice; and, encouraging the publication of new information.

The journal features the following types of papers:

  • Original Articles
  • Review Articles
  • Long Course Articles

Impact factor

2017 Impact Factor 6.655*

3/79 Pathology

*2017 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)

Abstracted/indexed in

Index Medicus
Current Contents (Clinical Medicine, Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, SciSearch and Research Alert)
EMBASE/Excerpta Medica


The international standard serial number (ISSN) for Modern Pathology is 0893-3952 and the electronic international standard serial number (eISSN) is 1530-0285.


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