Award Descriptions



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.


Stephen Vogel Award

The F. Stephen Vogel Award is presented during the USCAP Annual Meeting 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.


Stowell-Orbison, Surgical Pathology and Autopsy Awards for Pathologists-in-Training

Pathologists-in-training (residents, fellows, Ph.D. candidates or medical students) who are first authors of a scientific paper presented at the USCAP Annual Meeting are eligible to apply for these awards.


Companion Meeting Societies Pathologist-in-training Awards

In addition to the Stowell-Orbison Awards offered by the USCAP some Companion Meeting Societies also offer Pathologist-in-Training Awards for papers presented at the annual meeting of the Academy in the particular area of interest of their respective societies.


Distinguished Pathologist Award

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


F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award

The F.K. Mostofi Distinguished Service Award was established as a tribute to the long and dedicated service given by Dr. Mostofi to the International Academy of Pathology. This Award is presented to a member of the USCAP who has rendered outstanding service to the International Academy of Pathology and its US-Canadian Division.


Harvey Goldman Master Teacher Award

The Harvey-Goldman Distinguished Teaching and Mentoring Award was established in 2011 as a tribute to honor a dedicated, long-standing educator and mentor, Dr. Harvey Goldman. This award recognized Dr. Goldman's seminal contributions to the USCAP post-graduate educational and mentoring activities. 


President's Award

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