Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital Pathology programs will recruit their first joint residency class to start July 2023
For Health Care Professionals
Please find the below resources for health care professionals, such as laboratory forms and procedures and other Pathology training and information guides.
Mass General Laboratory Handbook
Our Lab Handbook provides laboratory policies and procedures, specimen testing and collecting information, and more.
Mass General led the way in Pathology with its first fully subspecialized Pathology service
The Education division oversees and coordinates a variety of highly competitive training programs. Outstanding residents and fellows are prepared for leadership positions in academic pathology.
Global Health Program
In keeping with its mission, the Pathology Service at the Mass General recognizes that its responsibilities and opportunities extend far beyond the hospital itself.
David Louis, MD
Our unwavering goal has always been excellence in service to patients – accurate diagnosis, communicated effectively and efficiently – and the highest standards in research and training.
Pathologist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital
Our vision for patient care: Our unwavering goal has always been excellence in service to patients – accurate diagnosis, communicated effectively and efficiently – and the highest standards in research and training.
The Mass General Department of Pathology routinely provides second opinions on diagnostic materials prepared elsewhere. Second opinions may be sought by pathologists, clinicians or patients
Blood Draw Site Locations
Find blood draw hours and locations for Mass General and affiliate hospitals
Pathology Slide Requests
Guidelines for requesting pathology material for patient care and treatment, research purposes, and medical-legal purposes.
Blood Donor Center
Help save a life by donating blood to the Mass General Blood Donor Center, one of the largest full-service blood transfusion and donation services in the country.
Michael Farrell, RN MS, CNOR
We in the operating room are truly blessed to have a great relationship with the dedicated professionals of the pathology lab...They are an extended part of the peri-operative team working to provide the very best for our patients...
Operating Room Nursing Director, Perioperative Services
Our subspecialty clinical services and world class expertise continue to advance diagnosis and discovery.
Our research faculty and laboratories are pioneers who continue to advance diagnosis and discovery while training the next-generation of pathologist-scientists.
We prepare residents and fellows for leadership positions in academic pathology, ranging from academic clinicians to basic scientists.
We have more than 850 faculty/trainees and employees supporting our mission
24 hours per day, 365 days per year
Founded in 1896 our department was one of the first of its kind in the U.S.
One hundred years later, we became the world's first completely subspecialized pathology service.
Mass General Pathology Residency Training Program Ranks #2 in the U.S.
In July 2019, Doximity rated the Mass General Pathology Training Program #2 in the country