Society for Pediatric Pathology
April 24, 2020

Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology - Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University

Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology - Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) and the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine (OSUCOM) seek a talented physician Section Chief to lead one of the largest pediatric anatomic pathology (AP) laboratories in the United States.

The successful candidate will become a part of the senior leadership team leading an experienced staff of 30 pathologists and PhD. directors, and provides medical leadership to a clinical department of over 400 dedicated staff. Building upon a premier program, the candidate has the opportunity to develop further sub-specialization, grow the academic mission and raise the reputation of the program through key recruits.

Qualifications include being Board certification in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology; Board certification in Pediatric Pathology desirable; an experienced clinician in diagnostic pathology; experience in administration, research, quality and safety; an academic rank at the Associate or Full Professor level and successful experience providing leadership in an academic setting and demonstrated ability to lead a large anatomic pathology section; a track record of collegiality and excellence in clinical service and teaching; vision to take the program to an advanced level in patient care and safety, national reputation and in doing so advance the field of pediatric pathology.

The Department of Pathology accessions over 9,000 surgical specimens, over 1,200 cytology specimens and performs over 90 autopsies per year. The clinical laboratories have a volume of >3 million tests per year and the Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) clinical laboratory processes 7,000 specimens a year. The menu of IGM continues to expand to support AP.

An active, ACGME accredited fellowship program in pediatric pathology is an integral component of the NCH Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Furthermore, as part of our commitment to faculty development and academic advancement, we have instituted a robust mentorship program with mentors at NCH and other respected institutions.

The NCH Diagnostic Immunology Lab was recently constructed. This included an inauguration of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for Primary Immunodeficiencies Diagnostic and Research Center at NCH. The lab is also in the midst of a 5 year multimillion dollar construction project. An intra-operative consultation suite and multi-headed scope room have already been constructed.

The Abagail Wexner Research Institute at NCH and the NCH Department of Pathology is home to one of the world’s largest pediatric biobanks and is the site of the Children’s Oncology Group, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), and Gynecologic Oncology Group biobanks. The Biopathology Core Resource of The Cancer Genome Atlas is also located in the Research Institute.

Ranked in the top 10 children's hospitals on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals Honor Roll,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks.

The Research Institute is ranked sixth nationally in NIH funding to free-standing children’s hospitals. Research programs are organized into 12 multidisciplinary Centers of Emphasis.

Inquiries and nominations are encouraged. Please contact: Shamlal Mangray, MB, BS by submitting your CV via email:

To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer. To learn more about Nationwide Children's or apply for this position visit us at:

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