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Our Mission

To serve patients, health care providers, research scientists, scholars, and society by providing excellence and innovation in diagnostic services and educational resources in a respectful, professional and culturally diverse atmosphere.

Our Vision

To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of the Medical University of South Carolina offers a fully certified-four year AP/CP training program, as well as three-year AP or CP alone programs.

For AP/CP training program; 21 months of Anatomic Pathology core rotation, 18 months of Laboratory Medicine core rotations and 9 months of elective time are required. A graduate (Ph.D.) program in experimental pathology is available and may be coordinated with the residency-training program. Accredited fellowship positions are offered at the discretion of the Chair in forensic pathology, cytopathology, dermatopathology, hematopathology and clinical chemistry. A non-ACGME accredited surgical pathology fellowship is also available.

Twenty-two residency positions are available in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine. Typically, five or six residents are taken at each post-graduate level.

Sample Curriculum
Core Rotations
Elective Rotations

Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. Neuropathology Laboratory (Brain Bank)

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Chairman Dr. Steven L. Carroll
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