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AAAP Business Office
is open Monday-Friday
8:00-5:00 EST

Applications Due 2/6/2015

9th International Symposium on Avian Influenza

New with the March 2014 issue of Avian Diseases: You can read your issue of Avian Diseases on your favorite Reader (iPad, Kindle and more). Look online for ePub or Mobi files under "Supplemental Material" to download onto your device. Available for AAAP Members and Avian Diseases subscribers.

New and available now
The American Association of Avian Pathologists announces a new Mobile-friendly website for Avian Diseases. Just enter on your mobile device. For more info visit:

Gift A Chicken Project, coordinated by Arizona State University, provides rural Ugandan families with flocks of special, hybrid chickens that will guarantee the families better nutrition and a sustainable source of income.

Congratulations to Dr. Jagdev Sharma, & Dr. Sylvia Lemus Sharma.

Learn More here.

Avian Health Online™
is a specialist and interactive online course for veterinarians working in the general poultry industry worldwide.

Presented by
University of Melbourne
and the
Poultry Disease Research Center, UGA, USA

Avian Pathology Continuing Education Materials Available On-Line

A collection of over 600 virtual slides of avian histopathology cases with a reduced rate for AAAP Members

Provided by
Dr. Oscar Fletcher

Available through the Continuing Education office in the College of Veterinary Medicine at NC State

FAQ on Tumor virus Diseases

Prepared by AAAP Tumor Virus Committee 2012
Posted 1/22/2013

Commentary from CAST available: The Direct Relationship between Animal Health and Food Safety Outcomes

Interview with
Dr. Julius Fabricant
One of AAAP's founding members


Keep our Food Safe

Frequently Asked Questions about Antimicrobial Use and Antimcrobial Resistance

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The American Association of Avian Pathologists

The AAAP promotes scientific knowledge to enhance the health, well-being, and productivity of poultry to provide safe and abundant food for the world.

AAAP has continued for over 57 years to enhance scientific knowledge and promote avian health through its many educational programs, outreach and publications. Most of what AAAP does is made possible through a network of dedicated volunteers. We invite you to become a member and become involved.

AAAP Member Benefits


  1. The AAAP publishes the gold standard journal, Avian Diseases four times a year, whose mission is to enhance scientific knowledge and promote avian health. AAAP members have direct online access to all issues from 1957 to current. Print copies are available for an additional fee.
  2. The AAAP provides a premier scientific program each year at its annual meeting. Join us this year in Boston.
  3. The AAAP publishes a number of educational publications for the Avian professional. Some of the titles are as follows: Avian Disease Manual, Avian Histopathology, A Practical Guide for Managing Risk in Poultry Production, Isolation and Identification Characteristics of Avian Pathogens, Tumor Diagnosis Manual, and over 29 Slide Study Sets.
  4. The AAAP provides Avian Influenza and Diseases of Poultry to you at a substantial discount (25%) through Wiley Publishing.
  5. AAAP members receive a discount on educational materials purchased online.
  6. The AAAP works for you to disseminate information relating to the diagnosis of poultry and avian diseases.
  7. The AAAP is recognized as an organization who can speak to the public, government and other organizations as an authority on avian medicine.
  8. The AAAP, with our parent organization the AVMA, advocates for policies on the federal and state level that impact you, your profession and the poultry profession.
  9. The AAAP provides opportunities for young people to explore avian medicine as a career through preceptorships, scholarships and awards.
  10. AAAP Members pay 33% less for page charges when publishing articles in Avian Diseases.


2015 Annual Meeting

Boston, MA | July 11-14, 2015

AAAP Symposium: "An update on MD Vaccination and Immunosuppression" to be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015

The AAAP Scientific Program will be from Sunday-Tuesday, July 12-14, 2015 concluding at 5PM.

Abstracts accepted September 15 through November 30, 2014


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