The Canadian Journal of Pathology

The Canadian Journal of Pathology is a quarterly peer-reviewed publication owned by the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP). It is published in print and electronic format by Clockwork Communications on behalf of the CAP-ACP. ISSN 1918-9168 (Online) ISSN 1918-915X (Print).

Submissions to the Journal require declaration of any conflicts of interest and for authors to grant CAP-ACP with non-exclusive rights to publish and otherwise deal with, or make use of, the article and any photographs and images, in Canada and all other countries of the world. Copyright becomes effective upon acceptance for publication. Following submission we ask that authors not submit their manuscript to any other publications until we have completed our process.

Author and reviewer guidelines are available through the Submit Manuscript link below.



The journal accepts submissions in various formats on topics related to the science and practice of pathology and laboratory medicine. These include:

  • Original research
  • Case Studies and Reports
  • Literature Reviews
  • Letters of Commentary
  • Historical Articles
  • Practice Guidelines
  • Molecular Pathology Corner (Mini-reviews)
  • Letters to the Editor

All published articles are copyright CAP-ACP and cannot be reprinted without express written permission. To request permission contact our publishing agency.

Financial support of this Journal is provided through in-journal advertising and from a portion of the revenue collected through Canadian Association of Pathologists’ membership fees. There are no author fees associated with publishing in this journal.

Journal Access

The Journal is distributed to all CAP-ACP membership and to paid subscribers. New issues are available to subscribers only and become open-access after 6 months.

To view past issues please click here.

To purchase a non-member subscription to the Journal contact our publishing agency or call 902.442.3882.