Vision and Mission Statements and Values

Vision, Mission and Values

VISION STATEMENT:

The American Society of Cytopathology defines and promotes excellence in cytopathology striving for the highest quality of patient care.

MISSION STATEMENT:

The American Society of Cytopathology is the premier organization for the promotion of cytopathology with its primary focus on:

  • Continuing Medical Education
  • Public Education
  • Research
  • Professional Practice Issues and Standards
  • Ethics
  • Advocacy in Behalf of Members, Patients, Providers

OUR VALUES:

Quality- Ensuring the welfare of our patients.

Integrity- Maintaining the highest ethical standards in all professional conduct.

Leadership- Leading our discipline through innovation, education and advocacy.

Collaboration- Enhancing mutually respectful inter-professional partnerships among pathologists, cytotechnologists, clinicians, and other members of the healthcare team, as well as promoting inter-society partnerships.