Welcome to the Massachusetts Society of Pathologists

"Education and Advocacy"

A message from the President of MSP:

 Dear Massachusetts Pathologists,

A warm welcome to our new website!

 Please explore and note some of the new features for our members and some for our first time visitors:
  • Online membership application(visitors)
  • Access to membership contacts(members only)
  • Upcoming educational sessions announcements(members and visitors)
  • Recordings of prior educational sessions(members and attendees)
  • Advocacy updates( members and visitors)

For those who are new to our organization, the Massachusetts Society of Pathologists is dedicated to helping pathologists practice at the highest level by supporting advocacy, networking and education of all Massachusetts pathologists.

MSP represents the educational and professional interests of its members and is the voice of pathologists at the grass roots level. Please see our advocacy update from our State Issues Advisor.

MSPis committed to sustaining and enhancing continuing education, and the viability of the practice of medicine and pathology.

MSP is committed to upholding the highest standard of medical practice and serves as a model, through its members, of professional behavior, academic achievement and proactive patient advocacy.

MSP also serves as the voice of local pathologists to the College of American Pathologists and works with CAP on advocacy issues on the state and national levels.

Please take a few moments to view this important message from the CAP on the importance of supporting your state Pathology society: https://youtu.be/T_yDkz-OY5g [youtu.be]

Please enjoy the new website and join to support pathology practice in Massachusetts!

Rebecca Osgood MD 





MSP Late Fall Meeting

Hybrid (Virtual and In Person) Meeting

Wednesday November,16, 2022

 6:00-8:00 PM (EDT)

Location: Mass Medical Society-Waltham Woods


The CAP: Updates on Pathology Payment, Coding, and Regulation, 

Your Professional and Advocacy Home

Dr. W. Stephen Black-Schaffer 

Associate Chief, Education and Training,  MGH Department of Pathology,  Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School


CME presentation: "Update on patient safety and malpractice trends in pathology"

Pat Folcarelli, RN, PhD,

Vice President, Patient Safety, Harvard Risk Management Foundation


MSP now has a Facebook page-give us a "like"!

Click here to visit our Facebook page



Revised bylaws are now available for members to review. These can be found under the "about" menu tab (log in first)

The Spring 2022 meeting recording and slide presentations are now available (members only)


 Make a donation



Please renew your membership!

Renew your membership

Legislative Update- Fall 2021

Read Here