Pathology About UsPhoto: USCAP 2023

The Department of Pathology at the University of California, San Francisco, aims to achieve the highest standards in patient care, research, and education. The Department provides diagnostic pathology services in a wide variety of areas, with the most modern available technologies and highly trained subspecialists who are recognized nationally and internationally for their expertise.

The Department’s research programs are diverse, and interface with a wealth of basic and translational research programs that are a hallmark of UCSF.

Our educational programs include the Pathology Residency training program, subspecialty fellowships in Cytopathology, Dermatopathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Liver and Gastrointestinal Pathology, Molecular Pathology, Neuropathology, and Surgical Pathology, as well as active roles in the graduate, medical, allied health, and MD/PhD programs of UCSF.

The Department’s operations are housed at several sites including UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights, the home of the UCSF School of Medicine; UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay; UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion, UCSF Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building, home of the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center; Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center; and San Francisco VA Health Care System.