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Pennsylvania Hospital

Pennsylvania Hospital prides itself as being the nation’s very first hospital, established in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond. During its unique history spanning nearly 3 centuries, the hospital has been an innovator in patient care, education and medical research. It has established a national reputation for routine and high-risk obstetrics, care of high-risk newborns and multiple births, among other medical and surgical specialties.

The department of Pathology has always played a key role in patient care in this era of evidence based personalized medicine. As part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, the department provides excellent diagnostic services in anatomic and clinical pathology. Our experienced faculty are affiliated to the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and, play a major role in education and research.

The pathology residency program at Pennsylvania Hospital is an ACGME accredited 4-year, combined Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) program, comprising 8 residency positions (generally 2 residents per year). As a teaching program within the University of Pennsylvania Health System, the residency program is able to provide an excellent learning opportunity for our residents. The residents achieve excellent success in the American Board of Pathology certification, and secure outstanding fellowships, and job placements in both community and academic settings.

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About Us

Welcome to the Department of Pathology at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Hospital prides itself as the Nation’s first hospital that was established in 1751.

Faculty

Meet the faculty of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Program

The pathology residency program at Pennsylvania Hospital is an ACGME accredited 4-year, combined Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) program.

Surgical Pathology Fellowship

A one-year fellowship in surgical pathology is available to residents who desire a fifth year of anatomic pathology.

Current Residents

Meet the residents of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Graduate Placement

Our graduates regularly go on to obtain highly coveted fellowship positions.

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