Overview and Registration


This free event is particularly aimed at new trainees commencing pathology training from August 2021. Registrations will close midday, 18th August 2021.


  • To introduce new trainee pathologists to their College and its role
  • To understand pathology training programmes and examinations and the support available


The course is free of charge to all delegates.


10:00     Welcome Professor Nicki Cohen, Clinical Director of Training and Assessment, RCPath
10:10    Induction to the College -Dr Mike Osborn, President, RCPath
10:30     Introduction to the FRCPath Examinations- Dr Sanjiv Manek, Clinical Director of Examinations, RCPath
11:00     Trainees’ Advisory Committee - Dr Matthew Clarke, Trainees’ Advisory Committee Chair
11:20   Specialty Breakout Sessions - Information on the new curriculum including information on the assessment and examination requirements for each specialty.

  • Chemical Pathology - Dr Adrian Park, Chemical Pathology CSTC Chair
  • Histopathology - Dr Clair Evans, Histopathology College Specialty Training Committee (CSTC) Chair and Dr Lutful Wahab, Chair, Panel of Histopathology Examiners, RCPath
  • Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology - Dr Bridget Atkins, Medical Microbiology and Virology outgoing CSTC Co-Chair and Dr Tanzina Haque, Medical Microbiology and Virology CSTC Co-Chair

12:15     LEPT Update- Chemical Pathology, Histopathology Sandra Dewar-Creighton, Assessment Manager, RCPath

12:20    Pathology Portal – Title TBC- Professor Jo Martin

12:40     Questions and answers - via Sli.do
1:00       Close


Registration is via the website.


Training Department, the Royal College of Pathologists

Telephone: 020 7451 6759, Email:    training@rcpath.org



This meeting will be held via Zoom. Details of the meeting with accompanied guidance will be sent to attendees before the meeting. We strongly suggest you download Zoom to your computer/laptop to make the most of the meeting, however if this is not possible just simply click on the link provided. To Find out more about Zoom and how it works please visit the website