Teaching Institutions



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Premium Teaching Institutions

The clinical programs of the Department offer advanced services in all subspecialties of anatomic, clinical, surgical, and molecular pathology. Our faculty members have authored numerous textbooks and scientific papers. The Department has had distinguished residency and fellowship programs since 1892 and teaching residents, medical students, and Ph.D students remains an important commitment.


The Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine exemplifies the field's complex nature and incorporates Pathology's dramatic new developments in molecular biology and diagnostic biotechnology. The broad array of laboratory tests necessary to support this technologically advanced environment are performed by multiple specialists in the Divisions of the Department of Pathology and the Laboratories of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


Expanded Teaching Institutions


Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai - Our vision is to provide patients a better chance of cure by defining their disease and optimizing treatment, while offering a superior quality of life and preserving their dignity. We were the first major medical center to establish a fully integrated pathology department combining the various arms of testing—anatomical, clinical, molecular/genetic, and cytological.


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - the world's oldest and largest private cancer center - has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 47 National Cancer Institute - designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment.

The University of California- Irvine School of Medicine is located in Orange County, California. It closely partners with UCI Health, a multifaceted organization dedicated to discovery, teaching, and healing. The rapidly expanding UCI Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has a pathology residency and multiple fellowship training programs. The UCI School of Medicine is also home to the Center for Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medicine.


As an investigative discipline, pathology researchers identify the origins of disease and contribute to strategies for its treatment. As a medical discipline, pathologists engage in patient care as consultants and innovators for biochemical, molecular, and cell biology tests that guide diagnostic and treatment choices. Through these roles, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at UCLA assists doctors and patients in making optimal decisions based on the latest diagnostic studies, using state-of-the-art instrumentation. Each month, approximately 50,000 clinical tests, and 1,500 biopsy and cytology cases, are analyzed to guide the care of patients in UCLA Health System, and through our referral network regionally and nationally.


A regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for innovative patient care, research and educational programs, we combine the sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of fully accredited laboratories with the resources of an academic institution in its delivery of clinical and anatomical pathology services. Recognized for excellence in clinical training, world-class research initiatives, and a commitment to community service, we serve the five-state WWAMI region: WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID.


As Army, Navy, Air Force and Uniformed Services University healthcare systems join together we continue to combine and respect our diversities and unique individual histories while reaping the benefits of a strong, united and energetic entity. Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda is today a single entity committed to a mission that we are honor-bound to pursue; that of providing world class healthcare to our nation's fighting forces, retirees, and their family members.


Since its inception in 1910, the Department of Pathology & Immunology has had combined excellence in research, training, and clinical service. Our conviction that basic science research leads to exceptional training and high-quality clinical service has made our department a vital bridge between the basic sciences and other clinical disciplines at Washington University. We are a vital and ever-evolving group of scholars dedicated to human pathobiology and the care of those afflicted with disease.

Basic Teaching Institutions

The mission of the East Carolina University Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, in conjunction with Vidant Medical Center, is to improve the health and well being of the citizens of eastern North Carolina and beyond by (1) delivering the highest quality pathology services, (2) providing exemplary education for medical students, residents,  and other health care professionals, and (3) creating new knowledge through research.

The Department of Pathology is a critical core service in the nationally-recognized Duke Health Systems and School of Medicine, serving three hospitals, community practices, and the Durham VA Hospital


Our Department’s main mission of clinical patient care is supported by 46 senior staff pathologists and clinical scientists who are members of the Henry Ford Medical Group. They are complemented by 710 technical staff who manage over 11 million clinical laboratory tests and over 150,000 anatomic pathology specimen examinations. Clinical volumes are enhanced by a robust Outreach service – the Henry Ford Medical Laboratories that serve local and international clients.


The mission of the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine is to provide high quality, cost-effective patient care in an environment that fosters the advancement of medical knowledge. We provide outstanding diagnostic and therapeutic services and information, develop new approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of disease, and educate physicians, scientists, and technologists using state-of-the-art advanced equipment. The faculty in the Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine are internationally renowned with expertise in major subspecialty areas of both anatomic pathology and clinical pathology.

The Nemours Children’s Health System is a trusted national resource for children’s health focused on providing pediatric medical care, research, education, prevention and advocacy. As one of the largest integrated children’s health systems in the U.S., we are committed to keeping the highest quality care close to home for the convenience of our patients and their families. We provide advanced, family-focused pediatric primary,urgent and specialty care.


Our mission is to impact the practice of medicine through discovery and education. Our vision is to achieve this mission through continuous quality improvement.
The pursuit of excellence requires a learning organization grounded in leadership, innovation, and compassionate care that can translate new knowledge into better human health.

These attributes are interwoven by professionalism dedicated to teamwork, collegiality, and social and intellectual diversitySuch values promote the best interests of medicine and further strengthen our social contract with the community we serve.


The Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is the integral bridge between clinical care and basic science at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. It plays an essential role in the institution's mission to improve patient care and eliminate cancer and allied diseases as a significant problem in Texas, the United States and the world.


Stony Brook Medicine fosters an environment of collaboration and interaction between students and researchers, among scientific disciplines and across the theoretical, scientific and clinical disciplines. The focus is on a diverse range of study subjects — from clinical training to infectious disease to molecular medicine in numerous disciplines. The result is a cross-fertilization of ideas and approaches designed to produce breakthrough drugs, lifesaving diagnostics and treatment, and a valuable learning laboratory, as well as masters and doctorate degrees, for tomorrow's science and research leaders.


The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco, aims to achieve the highest standards in patient care, research, and education. The Department provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of areas, with the most modern available technologies and highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise.


The University of Chicago Medicine, with a history dating to 1927, is a not-for-profit academic medical health system based on the campus of the University of Chicago in Hyde Park, and with hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and its suburbs. UChicago Medicine unites five organizations to fulfill its tripartite mission of medical education, research and patient care: Pritzker School of Medicine, Biological Sciences Division, Medical Center, Community Health and Hospital Division, and UChicago Medicine Physicians.

The Department of Pathology is a "hybrid" basic science and clinical department based at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, a northeastern suburb of Denver, Colorado.  The Department seeks to establish more active partnerships within the community, our region, and our profession as we grow to provide value-based medicine, focused on the origins of human disease.


The Department is dedicated to training the next generation of practicing and experimental pathologists. To capitalize on the unique position of the Pathology Department's relationships with clinical and basic research departments, our research effort has a strong translational focus, and is home to federally funded investigator-initiated clinical trials – a true manifestation of a bench to bedside approach of medical investigations. The major theme of our Research Section is a unique fusion of molecular epidemiology and pathology. A novel Section of Transdisciplinary Pathology helps integrate research throughout the College of Medicine and the other Health Science Colleges. The Department hosts Core Laboratories in advanced tissue imaging techniques and research histology including immunohistochemistry, in-situ hybridization, tissue microarrays and laser capture micro-dissection. Together with Cancer Center, we house a Tissue Biorepository and will be developing shared virtual tissue banks with other academic centers.

Our Mission
  • To provide excellent, efficient diagnostic services in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine to those who utilize our services
  • To develop and implement outstanding instructional programs for medical and other health care students, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, pathology residents and fellows, pathologists and other physicians practicing in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and
  • To engage in the forefront in investigative research and academic pursuits related to the understanding of disease, and provide support to other Medical Center components in furtherance of investigative and academic goals
  • To promote the professional and personal growth of our faculty, students and staff

The goals of the Department of Pathology are inseparable from the goals of the Health System: leadership in education, research, and service. In addition, by virtue of its position, the Department is dedicated to serve in a unifying role within the university medical community.

Education. Research. Service. Unifying role.


The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to bringing leading-edge basic and applied research and innovation to patient care. The research-intensive faculty within the department have several major focus areas including cancer, immunology, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, diabetes, and genetics. The faculty consist of tenured associate and full professors, several of which currently hold endowed chairs or professorships. They interface with University of Minnesota departments and centers such as the Center for Immunology, Masonic Cancer Center, and the Institute for Translational Neuroscience.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, one of the largest departments in the School of Medicine at Penn, is considered both a basic science as well as clinical department and its 100+ faculty members are integrated into both areas. Clinically oriented faculty members have their primary base at four institutions: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Presbyterian Medical Center (PMC), Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH) and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Research faculty are located on the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine campus.


The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) brings together a diverse group of faculty committed to improving biomedical research and clinical care via innovative approaches in machine learning, clinical informatics and translational bioinformatics. Currently funded projects explore areas such as electronic health record data sharing, genomic and image data mining, natural language processing, human computer interaction studies and real world application of population health informatics. We have a NLM training program in Biomedical Informatics and a rich STEM pipeline to bring diversity to the informatics community.

The Department of Pathology at Yale, one of the first departments organized at Yale School of Medicine, is dedicated to continuing its long and distinguished tradition of world-renowned clinical care, cutting-edge scientific research, and rigorous training of the next generation of pathologists to be leaders in their field. With robust research investigations, teaching programs and exceptional clinical patient care, we are able to bring new knowledge and innovative therapeutic approaches to our patients and to medicine. Our dedication to excellence in both the clinical and the academic arenas is paramount to our mission as a Department and to our goal of advancing patient care through expert diagnostics and novel therapeutics.