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Prepare for licensing exams offered by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Board of Pathology with the most comprehensive review guide available

The 19 topics covered in this guide include basic science, cardiovascular pathology, forensic pathology, infectious diseases, neurological and muscular pathology, and more. Questions are framed to rehearse case scenarios, differential diagnoses, diagnostic procedures, classification of tumors, hallmark features of pathological entities, and pathogenesis. You will also find tips for maximizing your success both on the exam and in your practice.

Updates for the new third edition include:

  • New biomarkers and molecular profiling of tumors
  • New sections that incorporate Competence by Design principles into each chapter
  • 19 new sets of mock exam questions for self-evaluation
  • 10 specimen grossing videos available online that support the book’s content

Dr. Zu-hua Gao

Zu-hua Gao, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pathology at McGill University and pathologist-in-chief at the McGill University Health Centre, is the lead author of Pathology Review, the only review guide for pathologists studying for Canadian licensing exams. Dr. Gao received his MD at Qingdao Medical College and earned a PhD at Peking Union Medical College before travelling to North America to complete post-doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Western Ontario.

A two-time winner of the Canadian Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Award in Experimental Pathology, Dr. Gao was also named an Overseas Distinguished Scholar by the City of Beijing in 2012. He has authored more than 75 manuscripts for books and journals, including Clinical Skills Review. Available this fall from Brush Education, Clinical Skills Review is the third edition of his bestselling guide for OSCEs.