Welcome to the Department of Pathology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Our department is committed to excellence in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology services, and molecular diagnostics services; medical student, pathology resident, fellow, and graduate student education; and basic science research.We have a faculty consisting of 39 full-time members, 30 pathologists and nine full-time research faculty members, and over 200 laboratory professionals (medical technologists, histotechnologists and cytotechnologists). Our faculty members have subspecialty expertise in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology including renal pathology, gastrointestinal and liver pathology, neuropathology, breast pathology, bone and soft tissue pathology, hematopathology, cytology and fine needle aspiration biopsy, thoracic pathology, transfusion medicine, molecular pathology, medical microbiology and immunopathology.We have a combined anatomic and clinical pathology residency program with 12 accredited positions as well as an accredited cytopathology fellowship program. Our faculty and residents teach the medical school and dental school second-year pathology courses (including lectures, small group sessions and laboratory), and we offer second-, third- and fourth-year medical student electives, as well as rotations for trainees from other institutions. We offer a graduate program in pathology for prospective master's degree and PhD candidates.Our goal is to provide exceptional quality in patient care, education and research collaborations, in a collegial and rewarding professional environment focused on continuous process improvement.