The Tomsich Pathology Laboratories consist of Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology, Laboratory Information Services, and Cleveland Clinic's Reference Laboratory.
Within Anatomic Pathology are Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology, Neuropathology, Dermatopathology, Autopsy Service, Immunohistology, Morphologic Molecular Pathology, and Electron Microscopy.
Clinical Pathology consists of the following academic disciplines: Clinical Biochemistry, Hematopathology, Transfusion Medicine, Clinical Microbiology, Thrombosis & Hemostasis, Molecular Genetic Pathology and Immunopathology.
Four types of full-time training programs are available in the Division:
- A combined 4-year program in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP 4).
- A single program, 3 years in Anatomic Pathology (straight AP).
- A single program, 3 years in Clinical Pathology (straight CP).
- Subspecialty fellowships in Anatomic Pathology, Dermatopathology, Cytopathology, Hematopathology, and Clinical Microbiology.
The goal of the divisional program is to train a well-rounded pathologist who can act as an effective clinical consultant, is able to critically assess medical literature and research, and is qualified to practice in either an academic or community setting.