A national treasure goes online: the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

MD Comput. Jul-Aug 1998;15(4):260-5.


With the advent of the 21st century, the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology is delivering online medical consultation to the global health care community. By incorporating widely available open system technology into the paradigm of telepathology, the AFIP is providing world class expertise in pathology and access to a wealth of information for physicians and the general public. The national treasure known as the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology has more than a glorious history; it has a pretty bright future, too.

MeSH terms

  • Computer Communication Networks*
  • Computer Security
  • Computer-Assisted Instruction
  • District of Columbia
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Image Enhancement
  • Military Medicine*
  • Museums*
  • Pathology* / education
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Research
  • Telepathology