Haematology Network

The NSW/ACT Haematology Training Network lecture series has begun. Find new lecture notes and audio records almost weekly.

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is Mum going to be alright?

Pathology gives life's most important answers.

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Pathology Journal

Pathology is the official journal of the RCPA and is published by Elsevier. The journal is committed to publishing peer-reviewed, original articles related to the science of pathology.

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Help Promote Pathology Education and Training in the Region

Find out more on how you can contribute towards the development of pathology education and training in developing countries

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Pathology Update 2020

Cracking the Code
20-22 March 2020
International Convention Centre, Sydney

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RCPA Foundation
Education + Research

The RCPA Foundation aims to promote the study and understanding of disease and how it is diagnosed and managed by sponsoring key pathology projects in areas such as education and research.

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Anti-Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying

To equip RCPA members with knowledge and strategies to recognise, prevent and manage inappropriate and unsafe interpersonal behaviours in work and training environments.

Basic Pathological Sciences

The Basic Pathological Sciences section provides information and a range of eLearning resources to prepare candidates for the BPS exam.


A range of education resources including cases, lectures, exam advice, past exam papers and a list of recommened journals and websites for specific disciplines of Pathology.


The RCPA eCases Library enables you to search for virtual microscopy cases with case details and diagnoses within the disciplines of Anatomical Pathology, Forensic Pathology and Haematology.

Fellows CPDP

RCPA requires Fellows and Affiliates of the College in active practice to participate in the RCPA Continuing Professional Development Program (CPDP) or an equivalent formally structured program.

Laboratory Management

The Laboratory Management section provides a range of modules that address common management issues relevant to all disciplines.

Macroscopic Cut-Up Manual

A direct link to the Macrocopic Cut-Up Manual.


This module defines mentoring and its benefits for RCPA trainees. It describes the College’s recommended approach to mentoring and provides some practical tips and links to further resources.

Professional Qualities

A series of ethics modules which aim to increase awareness of ethics, professionalism and confidentiality as they arise during day-to-day practice of pathology.

Promoting Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori Health

The RCPA is committed to increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori trainees and supporting them throughout their training, to Fellowship and beyond.

Research and Scholarship

The Research and Scholarship section provides a range of online resources and tools relating to conducting research and a listing of research courses and workshops.

Students and Junior Doctors

The Students and Junior Doctors section provides access to learning resources for the BPS exam, iNvestigate and Advanced Standing Pathway.

Resource Manuals

RCPA Manual

The main purpose of this Manual is to provide useful guidelines for the selection of pathology tests and to facilitate interpretation of results.

Genetic Tests and Laboratories

Contains a comprehensive listing of all genes from the Human Gene Nomenclature Committee (HGNC) database alongside laboratories and tests available in the country.

Macroscopic Cut-Up Manual

A manual for the process of macroscopic dissection in Anatomical Pathology laboratories.

Latest News and Media

Media Items Of Interest

Items of interest from the Media for members only viewing.

Media Releases

Pathology related media releases.


Pathology related news issued by the RCPA.

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