Clinical and Research Background
Kareem Hosny, MD, MPH is an assistant professor and director of the Anatomical Pathology Informatics Division in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. He also serves as the head of Digital Pathology for the Department. Dr. Hosny’s clinical and research interests include the clinical applications of machine learning, digital pathology, whole-slide-imaging technology, clinical decision support, and enterprise workflow optimization. As the head of Digital Pathology for the Department, Dr. Hosny is engaged in the supervision and implementation of the digital pathology initiative aimed to digitalizing the anatomical pathology service for the clinical, educational, and research purposes. The applications of Dr. Hosny’s clinical and research interests involve the whole spectrum of bioinformatics, pathology informatics, clinical informatics, and public health informatics.
Dr. Hosny received his MD degree from Cairo University, Egypt. He earned his MPH degree from Emory University in Atlanta/Georgia, where he studied public health informatics. He finished his residency in both Anatomical Pathology and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania (HUP).
Clinical Pathology, 2021, American Board of Pathology
Anatomical Pathology, 2021, American Board of Pathology
Clinical Applications of Machine Learning, Digital Pathology, Whole-Slide-Imaging Technology, Clinical Decision Support, Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standards, Enterprise Workflow Optimization and Clinical Education Improvement
Academic and Medical Appointments
Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2022-present
Education and Training
Medical Director of Anatomical Pathology Informatics Division, 2022-present
Head of Digital Pathology, 2022-present