Clinical Services and Laboratories

The McLendon Clinical Laboratories provide clinical services in anatomic pathology and laboratory medicine to UNC Hospitals. The web site lists available clinical services and lab tests, forms and requisitions, test specifications, and the lab’s directory.

Departmental Information and Directories

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

Clinical Training Programs

Our Residency Program in Pathology at UNC Hospitals is a four-year training program in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology. We also offer clinical fellowships in clinical chemistry, cytopathology, forensic pathology, hematopathology, clinical immunology, laboratory genetics & genomics, clinical 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 laboratories.

Research Services and Core Laboratories

A variety of research services for scientists are available through our departmental core labs. These core facilities include the Translational Pathology Laboratory, the Animal Histopathology and Laboratory Medicine Core, and the Microscopy Services Laboratory.

Seminars, Symposia, and CME

Grand Rounds is our CME seminar series and occurs on selected Thursdays in the fall and spring semesters. The 2020 DPLM Annual Research Symposium was held on September 17, and the 9th Annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Laureate Symposium was on September 11. Our 2020 CME symposium has been postponed. This past year’s events included our 2019 CME Symposium and the 15th Annual Marc J. Mass Memorial Lecture.