A Core Mission - Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pathology

Clinical & Translational Research Core Lab

The Clinical and Translational Research Core Lab (CTRL) combines two major components in one lab: histopathology and molecular pathology.

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Residency Program

Our department is a superb environment for training in pathology, whether your long term career goal is to become a practitioner of pathology in the community or to become an academic pathologist.

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Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

It is my privilege to share with you the summary of activities of the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin for the past year. The Department of Pathology remains committed to being a leading participant in the effort of the Medical College of Wisconsin to become a premiere institution in health care and medical education in the Midwest. Last year was a pivotal year for the department as we saw many of the initiatives and changes introduced during the past 4 years mature and yield their first fruits.
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Saul Suster, MDWelcome from the Chair

Welcome to our website, and thank you for the opportunity to introduce you to our department! The Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin serves several key roles at our institution.

As the provider of diagnostic services in anatomic (tissue) pathology and laboratory medicine, the department plays a critical support role for the entire medical center and its community of patients, physicians, paramedical personnel and researchers. Without the provision of high quality diagnostic services in surgical pathology and clinical laboratories, physicians and nurses in our system would not be able to properly evaluate patients admitted to the hospital or in the outpatient setting, perform surgery, or treat cancer and other patients.

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