Facilities and Resources

Being part of such a growing and innovative campus, the Department of Pathology and Microbiology can offer our house officers with state-of-the-art facilities and resources. There is a modern gross room that incorporates high tech equipment and skilled technical staff. In the department alone, there is twenty-three primary research laboratories, lead ten shared resource cores across campus, and direct two University of Nebraska-designated research centers. In addition to the departmental library, the McGoogan Health Sciences Library on campus has over 175,000 books and 2,400 journals. These facilities and resources are available for all pathology and microbiology residents to provide them with a varied and extensive training experience.

The department annually processes approximately 70,000 surgical specimens, 25,000 cytology specimens, 150 autopsies, 1,400 bone marrow biopsies and over 5 million clinical laboratory tests. More than 500 Forensic autopsies are performed at the Douglas County Coroner’s office yearly.

This department offers a wide array of resources that facilitate residency training. Examples include: