URMC Labs - Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The field of pathology is not only complex, but continuously evolving. The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at URMC is one of the nation’s leaders in discovery, application and teaching within this dynamic field.

Our Department is responsible for the following:

  • Operation of URMC Labs clinical laboratories, which offers a wide range of anatomic and clinical pathology services and has an annual volume of over 5.7 million tests.
  • Operation of the URMC FDA-compliant URMC Labs central laboratory, devoted to research and clinical trials testing.
  • Extramurally funded research projects including basic, translational and clinical studies.
  • Residency training and fellowships in anatomic/clinical pathology.
  • Graduate and postdoctoral training in experimental pathology.

The Department is organized into a number of subspecialty areas, such as bone pathology and breast pathology, which combine activities across clinical, research and training programs. These subspecialty areas also connect with individuals in other UR departments and centers.

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