Welcome to UNC Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Clinical Services and Laboratories

The McLendon Clinical Laboratories (MCL) provide clinical services in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine to UNC Hospitals. The MCL web site includes a searchable list of the available clinical services and laboratory tests, forms and requisitions, test specifications, and the MCL directory.


Departmental Information and Directories 

Directories of our faculty members with their linked biosketches, departmental leadership, and our administrative staff are online. Also online are recent annual reports, a history of the Department, and a photographic archive of our faculty, trainees, and graduate students. 


Clinical Training Programs

Our Residency Program in Pathology at UNC Hospitals is a four-year program in anatomic and clinical pathology. We also offer fellowships in clinical chemistry, cytopathology, forensic pathology, hematopathology, immunology, laboratory genetics & genomics, microbiology, molecular genetic pathology, renal pathology, surgical pathology, and transfusion medicine. 

Doctoral and Post-doctoral Studies

Our Graduate Program in Pathobiology and Translational Science offers a Ph.D. degree in experimental pathology and is closely aligned with our specialized graduate training certificate programs. We also offer post-doctoral fellowships in research and in four clinical labs. 


Research Services and Core Laboratories

A variety of research services for scientists are available in our core facilities. These core laboratories include Translational PathologyAnimal HistopathologyAnimal Clinical Chemistry & Gene ExpressionMicroscopy Services, and Oligonucleotide Synthesis.


Seminars and Continuing Medical Education (CME)

Grand Rounds is the Department's weekly CME seminar series and runs during the fall and spring semesters. Our Pathobiology & Translational Science Seminar Series occurs biweekly during the spring semester. The 2017 CME Symposium focused on topics in hematopathology and was held in Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 8.