USCAP Honors

Knowledge is at the Center of Acknowledgement

USCAP honors superior performance in teaching, research, publications, and service by recognizing vision, imagination and intuitive leadership. The Academy builds its future on high performers, the gatekeepers of its structural foundation.

Board’s Distinguished Pathologist Award

The Board’s Distinguished Pathologist Award was established by the Board of Directors of USCAP for recognition of distinguished service in the development of the discipline of pathology. This award is presented to an individual who is recognized for making major contributions to pathology over the years.

The F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award

The F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award was established in 1976 as a tribute to the long and distinguished service to the Academy given by Dr. Mostofi. The Award may be presented annually to a member of the Academy who has emulated Dr. Mostofi with outstanding service to USCAP and to the International Academy of Pathology.

The President’s Award

This award was established so that each year the President and the Executive Committee would have the opportunity to recognize an individual for outstanding service to the Academy and the field of pathology.

The Harvey Goldman Master Teacher Award

The Harvey Goldman Master Teacher Award was established in 2011 as a tribute to honor a dedicated, longstanding educator and mentor, Dr. Harvey Goldman. This award recognizes Dr. Goldman’s seminal contributions to the USCAP’s postgraduate educational and mentoring activities.

Benjamin Castleman Award

The Benjamin Castleman Award is presented during the USCAP Annual Meeting for an outstanding paper in the field of human pathology published in English during the preceding calendar year.

F. Stephen Vogel Award

The F. Stephen Vogel Award was established by contributions to a fund created by his family and friends. It is to be awarded in recognition of an outstanding paper by a resident or fellow published in one of the Academy journals, Modern Pathology or Laboratory Investigation, during the preceding calendar year.

Ramzi S. Cotran Young Investigator Award

The Ramzi S. Cotran Young Investigator Award was established by the USCAP Board of Directors to recognize a body of investigative work which has contributed significantly to the diagnosis and understanding of human disease. This award is restricted to USCAP members who are under the age of 45 and in good standing with USCAP for at least one year prior to receiving the award.  This important award is named after Dr. Ramzi S. Cotran, Past-President of USCAP, outstanding pathologist, person, and mentor.

Dr. L. Clarke, Jr. and Elaine F. Stout Award

The Dr. L. Clarke, Jr. and Elaine F. Stout Award was established in 2015 by the generous support of Dr. L. Clarke, Jr. and Elaine F. Stout. This award ensures that pathologists endeavoring to resolve scientific medical problems by studying anatomic features are supported and appreciated in perpetuity.

The Maude Abbott Lecture

The Maude Abbott Lecture is a prestigious scholarly and/or scientific presentation by a revered authority in pathology who has contributed, and continues to contribute, to the advancement of pathology in the areas of teaching, research and clinical practice. The selected individual must be capable of giving a lucid and erudite lecture relating to contemporary pathology and should be a member of USCAP. Designation as the Maude Abbott Lecturer represents one of the most important USCAP honors. 

Nathan Kaufman Timely Topics Lecture

The Education Committee established the Timely Topics Lecture in 1982 at the suggestion of Dr. Nathan Kaufman. It was initially conceived as a lecture by a prominent individual in the field of pathology to address a “timely topic” but has evolved into a sophisticated presentation, generally by a clinician or researcher, whose integrated relationship with pathology moves the discipline forward with contemporary ideas, innovative methods, and futuristic technology. This lecture is regarded as an honor within the USCAP sphere. 

Dr. Florabel G. Mullick Travel Award

The Florabel G. Mullick Travel Award was established in 2015 to honor the memory of Florabel García Mullick, M.D., ScD, F.C.A.P. The award was funded by friends and family of Dr. Mullick, and ensures that pathologists from under-served countries can attend the USCAP Annual Meeting with a travel grant of $2,500.

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