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.


How Federal Snafus Slowed Testing at a Top U.S. Hospital

Doctors at the University of Virginia Medical Center wanted to test patients who may be infected by the novel coronavirus. First, they had to overcome obstacles that set them back weeks

By PETER EISLER and CHAD TERHUNE | Filed April 7, 2020, 5:30 p.m. GMT

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Group picture of University of Virginia Pathology faculty.

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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Match Day 2019

Pathology Fellowship Programs

Pathology fellowships offered at the University of Virginia include Cytopathology, Dermatopathology, Gynecological Pathology, Laboratory Genetics & Genomics, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, Transfusion Medicine, and Clinical Chemistry.

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Dr. LeGallo presenting session at USCAP on Healthcare of Transgender Individuals

Diversity and Inclusion

UVA Pathology strives to provide an inclusive environment that values diversity, welcomeness, and acceptance. We believe that as physicians and humans it is our responsibility to fight for equity and justice not only within our walls, but also beyond them. There is no place for racism or discrimination here. We recognize that this process takes active work, understanding, and engagement from all our members, and are continuously endeavoring to do and be better. We have several programs and initiatives in place to support this mission....

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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.

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2022 Student National Medical Association Outreach

A few of our residents joined Dr. Robin LeGallo in an engaging and exciting educational opportunity for our undergraduate students here at UVA. The local chapter of the Student National…

100th Anniversary Meeting of the ASCP

UVA Pathology faculty and staff were honored to participate in the 100th Anniversary Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).  This is the largest and oldest professional society…

UVA USCAP 2022 Representation

UVA USCAP 2022 Representation UVA Pathologists were delighted to be back in person at the 2022 Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology in Los Angeles,…

UVA USCAP 2021 Representation

UVA USCAP 2021 Representation   Although the meeting was held virtually due to COVID19, UVA Path maintained a strong presence at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the United States and…

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