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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The Felder Hypertension, Salt Sensitivity and Biomedical Engineering Laboratories

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and the George Washington University School of Medicine have discovered how a gene variant found in 48 percent of the population can limit the body’s ability to eliminate excess salt after high-salt meals.
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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.

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…

Pathology Fall Welcome Reception

On Saturday, September 8th, the University of Virginia Department of Pathology celebrated its annual Fall Welcome Reception to start the new academic year. This yearly tradition is a highlight for…

2018 Pathology Trainee Graduation

On June 4th, the Department of Pathology celebrated our 2017-2018 graduates of the Pathology residency and fellowship programs. Faculty, staff, and trainees gathered at the Colonnade Club to applaud our…

14th Annual Research Day

UVA Department of Pathology 14th Annual Research Day The Department of Pathology recently hosted its 14th Annual Research Day for Pathology faculty, staff, and trainees. This year, our department was…