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Phase II Examination
The Phase II examination is a one-day examination in veterinary anatomic pathology or veterinary clinical pathology. It is composed of written essays and multiple choice questions assessing the skills and knowledge that a minimally competent pathologist should possess.
The 2020 Phase II Certifying Examinations in veterinary anatomic pathology and veterinary clinical pathology have been cancelled in response to the public health threat and the ongoing uncertainty posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. More information regarding this decision can be found here.
2020 Phase II Examination Fees
Candidates should email firstname.lastname@example.org by September 1st, 2020 to request a refund of their 2020 Phase II exam fee ($850). The exam fee will be transferred to the 2021 Phase II examination for candidates that do not request a refund.
Cut Scores and Equating
The cut scores (passing points) for the Phase II Examinations are:
Anatomical Pathology Phase II Examination: 194 / 300
Additional information on the cut score and equating process can be found here.
Administration of the Phase II Examination
The Phase II examination is administered at the American Board of Pathology’s testing facility in Tampa, FL. The facility is located 5 miles (10 minutes) from the Tampa International Airport and is connected to the Westshore Grand Hotel.
If you have a question for ACVP, please send an email to email@example.com.
See the ACVP Certifying Examination Candidate Handbook for detailed information
Anatomic Pathology Resources:
Clinical Pathology Resources: