Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, UW Medicine, University of Washington

About the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

On July 1, 2020, the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology merged to form the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. Read a message from the ChairDr. Geoffrey S. Baird.

A regional resource for clinical laboratory services required for innovative patient care, research and educational programs, we combine the sophisticated testing and informatics capabilities of fully accredited laboratories with the resources of an academic institution in its delivery of clinical and anatomical pathology services. Recognized for excellence in clinical training, world-class research initiatives, and a commitment to community service, we serve the five-state WWAMI region: WA, WY, AK, MT, and ID.

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In the News

Department Highlights

Three Million COVID-19 Tests and Counting

We've run over 3,000,000 COVID-19 tests since the pandemic began in March 2020. We've rounded up more resources to keep you updated on our efforts and recommendations.

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Training the Next Medical Laboratory Scientists

Learn about our Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) undergraduate program, which provides hands-on education and leads to an exciting career path!

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Meet Our Chair, Dr. Geoffrey Baird

Congratulations to Dr. Geoffrey Baird, who became our department chair as of July 1, 2021.

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Read “The Doctors Who Bet Their Patients’ Lives on COVID-19 Test Results”

DLMP faculty members, Drs. Joshua Lieberman and Ajit Limaye, were interviewed by Dr. Benjamin Mazer for The Atlantic

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