Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Training + Education

It’s an exciting time to be entering the field of pathology and laboratory medicine, and there are vast opportunities available for residents and fellows completing our programs. Tufts Medical Center has a long tradition of high quality training with excellence in all general and specialty areas of pathology and laboratory medicine. Graduates have achieved considerable success in academic or community pathology programs.

Residency Program

The goal of the Pathology Residency Program is to provide residents with an integrated and broad-based educational experience in anatomic and clinical pathology. The four-year program develops the trainee’s capacity to interpret laboratory data in the context of clinical diagnosis and disease management.

Learn more about the Pathology Residency Program

Fellowship Program

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers a one-year fellowship program in subspecialty surgical pathology. The program prepares the fellow for advanced practice in diagnostic surgical pathology while also highlighting subspecialty areas of general surgical pathology.

Learn more about the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program

Continuing Medical Education

The Department of Pathology offers many multidisciplinary conferences including:

  • Adult GI Conference
  • Adult Liver Conference
  • Breast Health Conference
  • Cutaneous Grand Rounds
  • Cutaneous Oncology Tumor Board Conference
  • Endopath Conference
  • GI Oncology Cancer Conference
  • GI Pathology Grand Rounds
  • GYN Conference
  • Head & Neck Cancer Conference
  • Heart Biopsy Conference
  • Lymphoma Conference
  • Neuro-Oncology Conference
  • Pedi GI Conference
  • Placenta Conference
  • Pulmonary & Critical Care Conference
  • Renal Conference
  • Residents Head & Neck Conference
  • Thoracic Conference