Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the most comprehensive pediatric pathology programs in the nation. The department offers some of the most sophisticated methods available for evaluating the full range of patient specimens, including blood and other fluids, tissue biopsies, surgical resections and other samples.
Did you know?
According to the College of American Pathologists, 70 percent of all clinical decisions, from diagnosis to therapy and prognosis, depend on the expertise of the pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists providing the lab results. Our skilled, board-certified pathologists are nationally renowned for their subspecialty expertise in diagnosis and consultation services.
Programs and Services
- Division of Clinical Pathology
- Division of Anatomic Pathology
- Division of Genomic Medicine (Center for Personalized Medicine)
- Children’s Family Laboratory
- Blood Donor Center
CHLA Pathology and Laboratory Medicine offers three educational opportunities for current laboratory and medical students. More information on our fellowship and training opportunities can be found below.
- Pediatric Pathology Fellowship
- Medical Microbiology and Public Health Fellowship
- Laboratory Training Programs
The College of American Pathologists (CAP)
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)
American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT)
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics