Residency Training Information

The University of Tennessee Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers an ACGME approved training program for residents in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.

The Department congratulates all four of our graduating 2012 residents for having passed their Anatomic and Clinical Pathology board certification exam.

Anatomic Pathology

Training in Anatomic Pathology includes rotations in:

  • surgical pathology
  • neuropathology
  • oral pathology
  • cytology
  • autopsy pathology
  • gastrointestinal pathology
  • dermatopathology
  • forensic medicine
  • pediatric pathology

Clinical Pathology

Training in Clinical Pathology include:

  • clinical chemistry
  • hematopathology
  • coagulation
  • transfusion medicine
  • microbiology
  • cytogenetics
  • immunology
  • laboratory management
  • informatics
  • molecular diagnosis

The more than 75 pathologists who are involved in this residency program provide a great depth and breadth to the residency experience. In addition to a variety of clinical research efforts, the University department has a strong basic research program with emphases in cancer pathobiology, cytokine biology and vascular biology. There is also a Ph D. program in Pathology operated co-jointly with departments at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Contact Us

Pathology Residency/Fellowships

Nadeem Zafar, MD
Program Director
930 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-6436
Fax: 901-448-6979
Email: nzafar@uthsc. edu