Benjamin Castleman Award

Sponsored by the Massachusetts General Hospital
and the
United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology



The Benjamin Castleman Award is granted for an outstanding paper in the field of human pathology published in English. Selections will be based on the merit of the submitted paper, not on the entire career of the author. Please do not include additional supporting papers. Any optional information or letters from sponsors should be focused on the paper, not on the author’s qualifications. The 2015 award will be based on papers published during the calendar year 2014. The subject may represent any topic in pathology, but must be directly relevant to human disease. On papers with multiple authors, only one author is eligible, and only one paper per author may be submitted. The awardee must be an individual whose year of birth is 1975 or later and who is in, or has completed, a pathology housestaff training program in a Board Certified Specialty of Pathology. Papers by pathology trainees are encouraged. The prize will consist of a check for $1,500 and a certificate. Funds for travel are not included and the awardee does not have to be present at the meeting.


Applicants should complete the application form available on the USCAP website at and electronically submit the form along with a reprint (or preprint) of their manuscript to This award, financed by contributions to a fund established by former students and trainees of Dr. Castleman, will be presented at the Business Meeting on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 during the USCAP Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

Nominations should be electronically submitted to:

Denice Chinn

Deadline for RECEIPT of manuscripts in the Academy Office is October 31, 2014.
Click here to download the application.