Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

By the Numbers

50+ Years of Top-Notch Education

Emory’s residency training program in pathology is robust and well-established, having been in continuous operation since 1952.

80,000+ Surgical Specimens per Year

We see over 80,000 surgical specimens per year across EUH, EUHM, Grady, the Atlanta VA, and CHOA. Across these sites, we see a wide variety of cases, covering all major surgical subspecialties and including a breadth of neoplastic and non-neoplastic disease.

200 Autopsy Cases per Year

Between EUH, EUHM, Grady, and CHOA, we see approximately 200 autopsy cases per year that involve a range of disease presentations.

35,000+ Cytology Specimens Annually

We see over 35,000 cytology specimens per year across the same hospitals, including substantial fine needle aspiration (FNA) samples.