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Jennifer J. Findeis-Hosey, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

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Dr. Findeis-Hosey is an academic pathologist at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Along with her clinical practice in Gastrointestinal Pathology, she devotes time to research and education efforts. Her research focuses on Lynch Syndrome and the development of care models for the increased identification of patients and families with this disease. She is active within the education community at the University, serving as Director of Undergraduate Pathology Education for the University of Rochester School of Medicine, where she teaches medical students across all four years and crafts curricular improvements. Additionally, she oversees the Explorations in Pathology intensive pre-college program offered by the University of Rochester where she works closely with select groups of high school students to impart her passion for pathology.

Professional Background

Dr. Jennifer Findeis-Hosey received her BS in Cellular and Molecular Biology with Honors in Biology from Bucknell University in 2002 and her M.D. degree from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in 2006. She completed her residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center, during which time she spent an additional year of training performing research in the area of Thoracic Pathology. She subsequently completed a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, where she spent focused time in the area of Gastrointestinal Pathology.

Dr. Findeis-Hosey is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with involvement on the GI/Hepatobiliary Pathology and Thoracic Pathology sections.

Additionally, she serves as the Vice Chair of Educational Programs for the department. In this role, she brings together her passion for pathology education with her commitment to the growth and development of the department. From serving as Director of the Explorations in Pathology program for high school students, to Director of Undergraduate Pathology Curriculum for the School of Medicine, Dr. Findeis-Hosey is genuinely interested in engaging students into pathology.


As a surgical pathologist, Dr. Findeis-Hosey specializes in Gastrointestinal Pathology. Her research interests include clinical and translational efforts in the field of gastrointestinal pathology. She is interested in Lynch Syndrome and the development of streamlined care models for patients with hereditary colorectal carcinoma syndromes. Other academic interests include medical education and the development of novel tools for the teaching of pathology.




    MD | Pennsylvania State College of Medicine

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
    Fellowship in Surgical Pathology at University of Michigan Hospitals GME-UNVERIFIABLE

    07/01/2007 - 06/30/2011
    Residency in Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
    Internship in Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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    Outstanding Faculty Mentor
    Sponsor: Univ. of Rochester Pathology Residency Program

    40 Under 40 Honoree
    Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

    Herbert W. Mapstone Award for Excellence in Second Year Teaching
    Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

    Association of Pathology Chairs (APC) Pathology Honor Society

    Medical Student Research Symposium, Top Research Project Awardee
    Location: The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

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    Journal Articles

    Alipour Z, Agostini-Vulaj D, Findeis-Hosey J, Liu L, Gonzalez RS, Drage MG, Krigman H, Zhou Z. "Phosphomannose Isomerase High Expression Associated with Better Prognosis in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma." Clinical and experimental gastroenterology. 2021 14:353-360. Epub 2021 Sep 01.

    Bell PD, Huber AR, Drage MG, Barron SL, Findeis-Hosey JJ, Gonzalez RS. "Clinicopathologic Features of Low-grade Appendiceal Mucinous Neoplasm: A Single-institution Experience of 117 Cases." The American journal of surgical pathology.. 2020 Aug 12; Epub 2020 Aug 12.

    Clark HL, Valencia HE, Findeis-Hosey JJ, Georas SN. "Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a patient with cirrhosis." IDCases.. 2020 19:e00722. Epub 2020 Feb 20.