62nd Annual Meeting 2016 Fall
Date: 10-11 November 2016
Venue: Kanazawa Bunka Hall, Kanazawa
106th Annual Meeting 2017 Spring
Date: 27-29 April 2017
Venue: Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo
63rd Annual Meeting 2017 Fall
Date: 2-3 November 2017
Venue: Japan Education Center, Tokyo
107th Annual Meeting 2018 Spring
Date: 21-23 June 2018
Venue: Royton Sapporo /
Hotel Sapporo-geibunkan ,Sapporo
The Japanese Society of Pathology celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2011. The society was founded with the mission to promote the scientific and medical aspects of pathology in order to contribute to improvement of medical science, medical practice and human welfare.
The Japanese Society of Pathology
1-2-5 Yushima, Seidomae Bldg. 7F
Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0034 Japan
Phone: +81-3-6206-9070 / FAX: +81-3-6206-9077
Our activities include:
Annual meetings are held twice in spring (usually in April) and fall (usu. November) every year. Business meeting is held during the annual meeting.
Japanese Board of Pathology and Oral Pathology: The society is responsible for managing and certifying the Japanese Board of Pathology and Oral Pathology in anatomic pathology. The Board certification examination is taken place once a year usually in July. The society also provides pathologists an opportunity to maintain general and subspecialty competence after completion of the certification process, which requires continuing medical education and practice expertise.
1. Journals: Pathology International is an official English journal of the society, published monthly by Wiley-Blackwell to deliver articles of scientific excellence in human and experimental pathology.
Japanese Journal of Diagnostic Pathology (Shindan Byori) is a Japanese journal on diagnostic pathology published quarterly.
2. Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Pathology is published twice a year to deliver meeting abstracts and business records in Japanese.
3. Annual of the Pathological Autopsy Cases of Japan is an accumulated collection, published annually, of around 11,000 autopsy records performed in Japan.
Courses and branch meetings:
Diagnostic pathology courses and autopsy course are held during the annual meetings in spring.
Cytology course is held once a year usually in February or March and is intended for residents and graduate students who are taking pathology board certification examination.
Conference for investigative pathology (JSP Conference) is held in summer (usu. August).
Diagnostic pathology summer fest course is intended for clinicians, radiologists and pathologists to provide a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art knowledge in certain fields. It is held once a year in summer (usu. August). Pathology education workshop is held once a year in summer.
Branch meetings are organized and held by seven regional branches of the society, which include Hokkaido (northern island), Tohoku (northeastern, including Sendai), Kanto (eastern, including Tokyo), Chubu (central, including Nagoya), Kinki (western, including Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe), Chugoku-Shikoku (western, including Okayama, Hiroshima, and Shikoku island) and Kyushu-Okinawa regions (western, including Kyushu and Okinawa islands).
Collaborating with other societies in Japan and abroad: The society is working to collaborate with other medical societies in Japan to publish general rules and guidelines for clinicopathological studies of cancers. The society is exchanging young pathologists and researchers in international collaboration with the British and German societies of pathology. The society supports an effort in international collaboration with the pathology societies in other Asian countries and regions.