WELCOME TO DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY
Welcome to Clinical Pathology, College of Medicine of the University of Lagos this page is designed to familiarize you with our degree programs introduce you to our Faculty and orient you to our facility.
The department of Clinical Pathology is one of the clinical academic department of the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, its responsibilities are mainly teaching/training research and laboratory work.The department trains medical/dental student and postgraduate doctors to acquire appropriate/adequate knowledge and develop basic skills in laboratory medicine. The department runs undergraduate and postgraduate program and its involved in certificate of foreign trained medical/dental doctors. The department is accredited by the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria(NPMCN)/National University Commission(NUC).
Our undergraduate program is part of the MBBS curriculum in the training of medical/dental doctors. The department trains 300 Level medical/dental students in Clinical Pathology and Laboratory medicine for a one(1) year period. Students who are successful at the ensuing part II exams will proceed to the Clinical specialties. Our postgraduate degree is Master of Science degree in Clinical Pathology and Ph.d. in Clinical Pathology. The department greatest assets are the skills and expertise of the Academic Staff and strong Clinical focus of our programs. Our programs offer students opportunities for study with Academic Staff who are nationally recognized in their expertise, especially during case review session and practical demonstration session. Every member of staff holds a certificate of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria(NPMCN) and/or from the West Africa College of Physician(WACP). The Academic Staff are actively involved in Clinical Sciences and research.