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About Our Program

In Conjunction with its Affiliated Hospitals, the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Offers Outstanding Graduate Medical Education to Physicians from Around the World.

The Program's mission is to provide strong basic training in laboratory medicine and pathology and its subspecialties, including cytogenetics, cytopathology, hematopathology, molecular diagnostics, surgical pathology, transfusion medicine/cellular therapy, and basic science & clinical research.

The Program's philosophic objective is to develop a sturdy medical knowledge/skill base and professional attributes that allow a resident/fellow to independently and competently practice pathology with a life-long commitment to continued learning and excellence.

Prospective Residents

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota offers outstanding resident training in  anatomic and clinical pathology.  The training program exposes residents to different practice styles including an academic institution, a high volume private practice facility, a county hospital with the experiences of a community practice, and a world class veteran's hospital. The opportunities available create residents who are well prepared for a successful career in private practice or academic pathology.

Prospective Fellows

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology fellowship programs offer advanced training in different areas of anatomic and clinical pathology.

Available Fellowships

Upcoming Events


  1. CP Conference: Transfusion Call Rounds & Michelle Dolan
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 01:00pm
    • Transfusion Medicine CP Call Rounds - Katie Sackett, Andrew Johnson, Alesia Kaplan and Ryan Morse
      Michelle Dolan, "The Protean Protein"


  1. Unknowns - Dr. Jon Ritter
    • Start time: 07:00am
    • End time: 07:50am

  2. Grand Rounds: Anindya Bagchi, PhD, College of Biological Sciences
    • Start time: 08:00am
    • End time: 09:00am
    • Anindya Bagchi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Masonic Cancer Research Center, Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota will lecture on "Long Non-Coding RNA PVT1 Potentiates MYC in Human Cancer."

  3. Quality meeting - Same room as Grand Rounds
    • Start time: 09:15am
    • End time: 10:15am

Thursday, September 18th

  1. Blood bank teaching - Andy
    • Start time: 07:00am
    • End time: 08:00am