Editorial Policies & Board

All peer-reviewed articles in Canadian Journal of Pathology undergo a double blind review process. Reviewers are invited and selected by Canadian Association of Pathologists with editorial guidelines and final approval the responsibility of the Editor-in-Chief who is selected by the association. All reviewers, Editors, CAP-ACP staff, and Editorial Board Members involved with the journal adhere to ICMJE Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals as found at http://www.icmje.org/icmje-recommendations.pdf.

The views or opinions expressed in this Journal are those of the authors and contributors, and do not necessarily reflect those of this Journal, the editors, the editorial board, the publisher of this Journal, or the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP).

Advertising is accepted in this Journal and provides financial support for the publication. Advertisements are not accepted for any products that are contrary to health promotion or scientific ethics. Advertisements do not have any influence over non-advertising content in this Journal and the Editor has no involvement in advertising sales. Acceptance of advertising is not an endorsement by CAP-ACP of the advertiser’s product.

This publication is copyright in its entirety. Material may not be reprinted, stored in a retrieval system, or copied without the written permission of CAP-ACP. Contact through www.cap-acp.org.

Editorial Policies

Instructions for reviewers


Editorial Board



  • Marie Abi Daoud, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
  • Hala Faragalla MD, FRCPC
  • Louis Gaboury, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.(C), F.C.A.P.
  • John Gartner, MD CM, FRCPC
  • Laurette Geldenhuys, MBBCH, FFPATH, MMed, FRCPC, MAEd, FIAC
  • Nadia Ismiil, MBChB, FRCPC
  • Jason Karamchandani, MD
  • Adriana Krizova MD, MSc, FRCPC
  • David Munoz, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  • Christopher Naugler, MD, FRCPC
  • Tony Ng, MD, PhD FRCPC
  • Sharon Nofech-Mozes, MD
  • Maria Pasic, PhD, FCACB
  • Aaron Pollett, MD, MSc, FRCPC
  • Harman Sekhon, MD, PhD, FCAP
  • Monalisa Sur, MBBS, FCPath, MMed., MRCPath, FRCPC
  • Aducio Thiesen, MD, PhD, MSc, FRCPC
  • Stephen Yip, MD, PhD, FRCPC


  • Dr. Manon Auger
  • Dr. Calvino Cheng
  • Dr. Pierre Douville
  • Dr. David K. Driman
  • Dr. Lawrence Haley
  • Dr. Todd F. Hatchette
  • Dr. Michael J. Shkrum
  • Dr. Marie Abi Daoud


  • Fredrik Bosman, MD, PhD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Daniel Chanm, PhD, DABCC, FACB, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
  • Runjan Chetty, MB BCh, FRCPA, FFPath, FRCPath, FRCPC, FCAP, Dphil, University of Tornto, Canada
  • Kumarasen Cooper ,MBChB, Dphil, FRC path, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Brett Delahunt, BSc Hons BMedSc MB ChB MD FRCPA FFSc FRCPath, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Sunil R Lakhani, BSc (Hon), MBBS, MRCPath, MD, FRCPath, FRCPA, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Virginia A. LiVolsi, MD, MASCP, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Ricardo Lloyd, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin, USA
  • Jesse Mckenney, MD,  Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Chris Meijer, MD, PhD, VU University, The Netherlands
  • George Netto, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
  • Isobel Scarisbrick, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Manfred Schmitt, Dr. rer. nat., Dr. med. habil. (Ph. D., M.D. sci.), Dipl.-Biologist, Technical University, Munich, Germany
  • Iris Schrijver, MD, Stanford University, USA
  • Andreas Scorilas, PhD, University of Athens, Greece
  • Ming Tsao, FRCPC, MD, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Mark Wick, MD, University of Virginia, USA

EDITOR EMERITUS - J. Godfrey Heathcote, MA, MB, BChir, PhD, FRCPC


MANAGING EDITOR - Deborah McNamara


ART DIRECTOR - Sherri Keenan


GROUP PUBLISHER - Clockwork Communications