Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (open rank)

Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (open rank)

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS)

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) and the Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh are seeking a faculty member to serve as the Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service (P&LMS) at the VAPHS. The VA Pittsburgh Medical Center is an acute tertiary care Level IA facility and a referral transplant center whose laboratory serves as a reference lab to the VA system in VISN4 (Pennsylvania and Ohio). The VAPHS P&LMS is College of American Pathology accredited. A successful candidate should be board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology and would be joining a group of 6 pathologists, overseeing approximately 85 FTE and directing point of care testing for 5 community-based outpatient clinics. Responsibilities would include overseeing a wide range of laboratory services, both anatomic and clinical pathology services, as well as subspecialty areas including molecular pathology. Subspecialty training in an area of local need, previous experience with oversight of a large hospital-based service, and direct oversight of technical personnel is desirable. The VAPHS is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh and a successful candidate would be expected to contribute significantly to the varied diagnostic, research and educational activities of the institution. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. U.S. citizenship/permanent resident status required. Interested individuals should address inquiries to Dr. George K. Michalopoulos, Chair, Department of Pathology, UPMC ( , and to Dr. Patrick J Strollo, Jr Vice President, Medical Service Line VAPHS (

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Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (open rank)