Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine
The Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine, AIIMS, Guwahati, serves as a center of excellence in histopathology, cytopathology, and hematology services through excellence in education, research, and clinical laboratory services.
The Pathology Department has been engaged in Medical Education through new-age teaching modalities since its inception. The curriculum is constantly refreshed for new knowledge, and updates in the field of medicine along with induction of skill-based learning to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The department will start following academic programs soon.
The Pathology Department aims to cater to the highest standard of reporting for improved patient care in the era of evidence-based medicine. Soon, the department will incorporate advanced diagnostic services like Digital Pathology along with molecular tests like Polymerase Chain Reaction, Fluorescent in-situ Hybridization, immunoblot, and next-generation sequencing to achieve a more accurate diagnosis.
The Department strives to serve as a cutting-edge research center in the North Eastern part of India. The department believes in achieving its goals through excellent Diagnosis, Research, Innovation, and Education (DRIvE). As the department started its first clinical laboratory services on 1st May 2023, the Department celebrates this day each year as DRIvE Day with a scientific symposium for the medical students of the region.
Vision and mission:
The vision of the Pathology Department is to become a leader in the field of Pathology in India, especially focusing on the Northeastern part of India by delivering high-quality diagnostic services, conducting cutting-edge research, and providing education and training to future pathologists.