Vol 64 No 1 2024 

A Special Pathology Education Edition

Gary Tse, IAP Bulletin Editor

Gary Tse

A Welcome Letter from our new IAP Bulletin Editor

This issue highlights details of the long awaited international meeting in Cancun this fall. There is also a detailed and insightful article on pathology education for medical students by Shivayogi Bhusnurmath that will no doubt be of interest to educators, meeting organizers and pathologists.

IAP2024 is coming!

The 35th International Congress of the IAP in beautiful Cancun Mexico, is taking place October 27th-31st and is promising to be an exciting and very worthwhile event for pathologists and trainees worldwide.  Composed of Short Courses, Symposia, Companion Meetings and Long Courses, the Congress encompasses all aspects of the multidisciplinary field of pathology. In addition, IAP 2024 will be held with the partnership and participation of 14 international and national societies, allowing for a diverse experience of expertise and knowledge. Bursaries are being provided for trainees and pathologists from around the world. 

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 5th

Bursary Submission Deadline: June 12th

Teaching pathology more effectively to medical students

by Shivayogi Bhusnurmath, our departing IAP Bulletin Editor

with Bharti Bhusnurmath and Shefali Goyal

A summary of our successful efforts in an international setting

Having spent several decades teaching pathology to medical students and postgraduate residents across several countries, we have been able to evolve some simple techniques that can make learning exciting and effective for medical students.

Reports from the 3rd African Assembly in Abuja, Nigeria 

and the 15th EADIAP-BRITISH School of Pathology in Arusha, Tanzania

by Professor Yawale Iliyasu

The theme of the 3rd African assembly and 14th Annual General meeting and Scientific Conference held in Abuja, Nigeria was Evolutionary Trends in Modern Pathology Practice with the Role of Pathology in Personalized Cancer Care.  Seminars of particular interest included topics on the value of artificial intelligence in anatomical pathology practice and  multi-specialization in pathology practice in low and medium income settings

Updates from the Arab Division

The XXXIV Meeting of the Arab Division

Arab School of Pathology Bone Pathology Workshop 

The 14th Kristin Henry Arab-British School of Pathology of Soft Tissue Tumors

by Ismail I Matalka

The scientific program of the Congress offered a comprehensive range of topics covering the latest advancements in diagnostic pathology, molecular pathology, digital pathology and artificial intelligence, breast pathology, gynecological pathology, thoracic pathology, soft tissue and bone pathology, hematopathology, and gastrointestinal pathology.

Vice President Reports

From the IAP Executive Committee at the USCAP Annual Meeting in Baltimore, USA

The breadth and quality of congresses and educational seminars organized through the IAP's 56 Divisions  and three Assemblies is truly remarkable. These are highlighted through Vice President Reports which are shared annually during IAP Executive Committee meetings,  and as well as our International Congresses such as the upcoming IAP2024 Congress, hosted by the Mexican Division in Cancun this October.