Chair's Welcome

​​ Steve Gonias

Healthcare delivery is evolving rapidly. Pathologists are responsible for almost all diagnostic tests that involve analysis of tissue specimens, blood samples, and other body fluids. Pathology laboratories conduct the genome sequencing studies that support patient care. Furthermore, we oversee blood transfusions and bone marrow transplantations. It is the Pathologist’s responsibility to assure that... Read More

Department Highlights

Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine

The Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine (CALM) is a 90,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility that will house a majority of the UC San Diego Health System’s Clinical Laboratories. About the Center.

Physician Wellness

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Visiting Elective Scholarship Program

This scholarship was created by the Pathology Department's Committee on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and is specifically geared towards supporting those with limited resources and those who represent an underrepresented group in medicine. ​​Learn More​

Upcoming Events

​Pathology Research Lecture Series

Resumes September 4, 2024.

​Pathology Research Retreat

Saturday, August 17, 2024, 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Please contact Tyler Badilla (tbadilla@health.ucsd.edu) for more details.​

Training Programs

The Pathology Residency Program offers distinct training programs in the areas of General Training, Clinical Pathology/Laboratory Medicine, Anatomic Pathology, Neuropathology, and a Research-Residency option.

The Department of Pathology has fellowships available in the areas of Cytopathology, Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology, Hematopathology, Molecular Pathology, Neuropathology, Surgical Pathology, Gynecologic/Breast Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, and Research.