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Patient Education

Many health care professionals and patients are unaware of the critical role the pathologist plays in patient care. Use the following resources to educate colleagues and patients about the role of the pathologist.

  • Pathologists Can Engage Communities

    Serve as a resource to community groups with this downloadable handout that explains the pathologist’s role in patient care. 

  • Pathologists in Public Relations

    Use our letter template that describes how pathologists can play a role in their institution's outreach and public relations activities.


  • Blood Basics for Patients

    Learn about the journey of what happens after blood samples are collected.

  • Pathologists in Patient Care

    Pathologists deliver quality and care to patients at every step.


  • How to Read Your Pathology Report

    A pathology report informs a treating doctor how to provide the best care for patients.

  • Videos to Share With Your Patients

    Visit our YouTube playlist to see pathologists in action.

Patient-Centered Pathology

Read Dr. Timothy Allen's article making the case for patient-centered pathology 

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