2023 Long Course Guidelines
The purpose of this course is to provide learners with a resource for novel information that will change their practice of pathology. The course is intended to be a foundation to help learners begin their practice changes. Faculty for the 2023 Long Course are expected to prepare and submit the following materials:
- 2-3 Learning Objectives per talk
- Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
- References (if references are not included in your presentation)
- Contribute to manuscript for Modern Pathology
Due Date: Monday, July 3, 2023
Length of manuscript in words: 3,000 – 10,000
Number of references: Under 100
Number of illustrations: Most articles have 3-8 composite figures
Formal abstract: Yes, a formal abstract is required.
How to submit: Email completed manuscription to Catherine Ketcham, USCAP Managing Editor
2023 Timeline for Manuscript
The manuscript will be published in January 2023.
- April 3: Faculty receive their writing assignments from the course directors
- May – June: Managing editors receive status updates from authors
- July 3: Manuscripts are due to Modern Pathology
- July – September: Modern Pathology Editorial Board peer review process
- September 4: Review of manuscripts is complete and decision letters are sent to authors
- September 18: Final version of manuscript submitted online
- October 6: Proofs are sent to authors
- October 13: All corrections to proof returned to publisher
- November 10: Deadline for table of contents, cover art, and cover caption
Long Course faculty receive the following:
- Travel Stipend – The Academy will reimburse for travel expenses up to $800 for the first course and an additional $500 for each additional course (short course, long course, special course).
- Registration – Faculty will receive complimentary General Registration and Companion Meeting Registration along with registration for this course.
Friday, December 9, 2022: Submit disclosures through the faculty portal
Friday, February 17, 2023: Submit final presentations through the faculty portal