About NSH

About the National Society for Histotechnology

The National Society for Histotechnology is a professional organization for individuals actively engaged in the histology field. Since its founding over 40 years ago, NSH's member community has grown to include over 3,000 histology professionals from around the world. Though much has changed, our mission has stayed true to our core purpose; to shape the future of Histotechnology through a global community of professionals committed to educating, advocating, and driving patient quality.  NSH is the leader for histology CE.

NSH Membership

NSH Vision

Empower, partner, and educate for the global advancement of Histotechnology.

NSH Mission

Shaping the future of Histotechnology through a global community of professionals committed to educating, advocating, and driving patient quality.

Histology Education

Expanding knowledge, education, and resources



Collaboration with Histology Peers

Diversifying and expanding membership


Innovation in the Histology Field

Advocating for public and professional recognition

NSH Governance 

View our Governance page to learn more about the National Society for Histotechnology's code of ethics, bylaws, and state Histology societies. 

Governance

NSH Strategic Plan 

Learn more about NSH's Strategic Plan adopted on October 24, 2020, by the NSH Board of Directors. 

NSH Strategic Plan

History of NSH

On October 3, 1973 The National Society for Histotechnology was officially formed. The Founding Board determined that the "intentions of this professional organization was to fulfill the needs of the profession and was not a union or politically motivated organization"...

NSH History