Mission Statement

PathMax and its mirrors were created to allow pathologists, residents, and other medical professionals to utilize the resources of the World Wide Web speedily and effectively. Each link is personally visited by the author and individual topic link editors and evaluated for its potential usefulness to the target audience. Suggestions and helpful links are welcomed and can be e-mailed directly to the author at the address below. Those wishing to link to this site need not obtain permission.

There is no charge for PathMax, nor will there ever be. The expenses incurred in the development and maintenance of PathMax are shared by the author, individual and corporate/service sponsors, as well as through the sales of books purchased through the PathMax bookstore via

The content of the website is determined by the author and link editors utilizing the guidelines cited above.

Shawn E. Cowper, MD