Health Sciences Campus

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, in conjunction with Vidant Medical Center, provides clinical services in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology for hospital patients and clinic patients.

Our mission is to improve the health and well being of the citizens of eastern North Carolina and beyond by delivering the highest quality pathology services, exemplary education for medical students. residents and other health care professionals, and by creating new knowledge through research. Our core principles serve as a guiding framework for our pathology services and education efforts:

  • To provide timely pathology services of the highest quality
  • To be recognized as exceptional educators, providing the best education for all learners regardless of specialty choice
  • To be valued as researchers and research collaborators
  • To leverage new technology to provide better service
  • To continuously improve the services provided
  • To be the dominant pathology group in the region, distinguished by our specialty expertise and extensive and unique list of services
  • To be at the forefront of applying new technology to the clinical practice

As the field of Pathology continues to evolve, the Department will continue its commitment to provide the best diagnosis and treatment monitoring services to the citizens of eastern North Carolina.