When Amy Karger started her medical training, she soon realized she loved both research and patient care. A drive to find a career that afforded her both opportunities brought her to the University of Minnesota Medical School in 2008 for a clinical pathology residency.

“I wanted to focus on laboratory medicine, and the University has a long history of excellence in the field with very strong faculty who have world-renowned reputations,” Dr. Karger said. “I recognized that it would be a good place to train, and now, I’m fortunate to be able to work alongside a lot of those faculty mentors who taught me.”

In 2013, Dr. Karger joined the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology as an assistant professor.

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