Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

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Leadership | Academic Excellence | Renowned Research

Department Head, Leo Furcht, MD

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The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to bringing leading-edge basic and applied research and innovation to patient care.

  • 72 FACULTY
  • 15 RESIDENTS
  • 11 FELLOWS
  • 5 AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
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Education & Training

Exceptional education and training is central to the department's mission. Through a variety of training programs like residency and fellowships, our students and trainees are able to advance their knowledge and skills in order to be distinguished health professionals.

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Research

The research-intensive faculty within the department have several major focus areas including cancer, immunology, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, diabetes, and genetics.

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Patient Care

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology is committed to providing exceptional clinical expertise to provide patients a smooth and positive experience at our affiliated clinics and hospitals.