Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine (DPLM) comprises the medical and scientific staff for Alberta Precision Laboratories (formerly Calgary Laboratory Services) under Alberta Health Services (AHS). DPLM members practise in Anatomic Pathology, General Pathology, Neuropathology, Hematopathology, Medical Microbiology, and Clinical Chemistry. Faculty members include approximately 25 University of Calgary Geographic Full-Time (Academic) and 100 Clinical Faculty appointments. The Medical/Scientific staff are located at all 5 acute-care hospital sites in Calgary including Foothills Medical Centre, Rockyview General Hospital, South Health Campus, Peter Lougheed Hospital, Alberta Children's Hospital, as well as APL's central laboratory facility the Diagnostic & Scientific Centre (DSC). Research laboratories are located at the University of Calgary Health Sciences Centre, Heritage Medical Research Building, and Health Research Innovation Centre.

Mission

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Calgary aims to collaborate across the health care system to provide high quality clinical laboratory patient care, while advancing the field with clinically relevant research and investing in the future by creating a safe, inclusive, inspiring environment for learners at all stages. 

Vision

The University of Calgary Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's vision is to provide patient-centered, collaborative, and innovative laboratory medicine while supporting and encouraging research and education.

Core Values

  • Provision of high-quality patient care
  • Innovation, Collaboration, and Education
  • Continual improvement
  • Strive for excellence

Professor Emerita Dr. Bernadette Curry

Professor Emerita Dr. Bernadette Curry

In Memoriam: Bernadette Curry, Cumming School of Medicine

Please view the article here.

Education

Program descriptions and information as well as department contacts.

Education link

Education

Program descriptions and information, department contacts, weekly rounds and continuing medical education.

Gram stain of the cerebellum.

Digital Slide Library

A collection of the department's whole slide images. Please note: you will need to have an account, user name and password, set up in order to access this material.

Banff Pathology Course link

Banff Pathology Course

The annual Banff Course is taking place in beautiful Banff, AB on August 30 to September 2, 2023, focusing on Gynecological Pathology with internationally renowned experts.