Department of Pathology

The UVA Department of Pathology embraces the central role of its discipline at an academic medical center, fully engaging in clinical, educational and research missions.

Our clinical faculty have an international reputation in diagnostic expertise, solidified by authorship and editorship of major medical texts and journals. Our faculty carries out research that spans the spectrum of biomedical inquiry: basic research into biological and disease mechanisms, translational research that brings advances in experimental science to clinical utility in diagnostics and therapeutics, and clinical research that refines and advances current medical practice.

New Technology Ushers in Era of Precision Medicine

The University of Virginia Health System has opened a high-tech clinical genomics lab that will personalize care for patients, help doctors determine the best treatments for cancers and other diseases, and allow UVA to offer the most cutting-edge clinical trials.

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Pathology Residency Program

The residency program is designed to create pathologists who are prepared to enter clinical practice upon graduation; residents assume primary responsibility for their cases from beginning to end.
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Pathology Fellowship Program

Pathology fellowships offered at the University of Virginia include cytopathology, dermatopathology, gynecological pathology, hematopathology, neuropathology, transfusion medicine, and clinical chemistry.
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Time to Vote: Wiencek Listed on “ASCP 40 Under Forty” List

Congratulations to Joesph Wiencek, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry, on being named to the American Society of Clinical Pathology’s 2019 (ASCP) 40 Under Forty list. Vote for your favorite honoree by Aug. 9, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. CT and help select the Top Five!
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Support Our Mission

Every pathology researcher is dedicated to better results for patients in our clinic. Your contribution can help ensure we are able to offer the best care based on advanced medical research.

UVA Presence at CAP 2019 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida

The University of Virginia’s Department of Pathology had a strong showing at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the College of American Pathologists, with medical students, residents, fellows, and attendings presenting…

PGY-4 Resident Wins Society of ’67 Scholars Award

Congratulations to Jennifer Ju for winning a 2019 Society of '67 Scholars Travel Award! This award, given to medical students and Pathology residents across the country, is designed to help…

USCAP 2019 Pathology Representation

Title: Financial Health for the Pathology Trainee Speaker: Anne Mills Title: The Great Debate: Pro- p16 Immunostaining as an adjunct in cervical intraepithelial neoplasia diagnosis according to the LAST recommendations.…

CAP18 Annual Meeting

Several residents attended this past CAP18 Annual Meeting in Chicago. In addition to representing UVA residency at the Residents’ Forum (Jennifer Ju, PGY-3, and Jacob Curley, PGY-3), three current residents…