The 2nd International Conference on Necrotic Enteritis will be held on July 11-12th 2018, just prior to the AAAP Annual Meeting

Items of Interest

Click here for answers to questions about the Veterinary Feed Directives

AAAP Media Coverage

AAAP issues statement on misleading marketing claim for chicken (1/6/17)

The Poultry Site
Watt AgNet
Poultry Health Today
US Poultry Wire

Woody Breast not Linked to Infectious Pathogens or Food Safety

AAAP Hall of Honor Inaugural Class

Elanco Scholarship News Release

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.

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 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 and
Dr. Tahseen Aziz

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

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


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 works with AVMA as a Constituent Allied Veterinary Organization advocating 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.


 Dr. David Swayne was inducted into the WVPA Hall of Honor during the 2017 Congress in Edinburgh.


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