Making a critical difference in pathology and public health.

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Why UChicago Pathology

We are committed to being international leaders in pathology, serving patients, health care providers, scientists, and humanity by providing specialized services, educational training, and resources, and merging the findings of science with clinical care to enhance public health and medical knowledge.

Here, physicians and scientists work in close collaboration, merging the latest scientific findings with specialized diagnostic services in order to empower healthcare providers to better care for patients. Simultaneously, our training programs and educational resources prepare the next generation of world-renowned pathologists.

Clinical Specialties

Our pathologists are international leaders in their fields. With expertise in more than 25 subspecialties, the UChicago pathology team provides high-quality clinical testing and diagnostic support for all University of Chicago Medicine hospitals as well as consulting hospitals requiring high-level testing.

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We are a community of scientists and educators—dedicated to providing a transformative educational experience for medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, post-graduate fellows, and visitors. As a member of the UChicago Department of Pathology, you will learn alongside a diverse faculty of experts who study and diagnose disease using the most advanced methodologies.

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As a leading global research institution, the University of Chicago has a storied history of field-defining breakthroughs within the department of Pathology and across the University. Here, faculty, residents, fellows, and students participate in a wide range of scientific endeavors, from basic science and translational research to clinical research. As part of this academic community, you will engage in work that advances medical knowledge and saves lives.

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