Our Mission, Vision and Goals

Our mission is to provide high-quality, cost-effective pathology services in a manner that supports the patient care, education, and research missions of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and School of Medicine.

Our vision is to become a preeminent Department of Pathology in the United States, which is recognized for excellence in biomedical research, the education of health care professionals, and the innovative application of science and technology to the diagnosis and management of human disease.

We are committed to striving for the highest quality education, scholarship, and clinical service in the discipline of Pathology. In the pursuit of excellence, we practice the highest level of professional ethics. We promote open and honest communication, and respect the dignity of all individuals. We foster organizational growth, innovation, and productivity by supporting personal development, empowerment, and a spirit of cooperation among our members.