Chair's Message


The Department of Pathology is a founding department of the Stanford School of Medicine and one of the leading departments in the United States. Our preeminent faculty spans from emerging leaders to highly accomplished physicians and scientists, including a Nobel laureate and members of the National Academy.

Our outstanding trainees are drawn from leading institutions around the world, and immeasurably enhance the vitality of our department, while our excellent staff are essential contributors to our missions of innovative health care, discovery, and education.

Together, we work in one of the most beautiful places on earth to provide the best care for our patients, advance discovery, fuel innovation, and develop the next generation of biomedical revolutionaries.

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our department. We hope you will enjoy learning more about us from this site.

—Thomas Montine, MD, PhD