About Us - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Mission Statement

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is a team of health care professionals committed to:

  • Facilitate patient care by providing diagnostic services of the highest standard
  • Create an excellent learning environment for students and health care professionals
  • Provide leadership in laboratory medicine in the Maritime provinces through continuing education and consultative services
  • Educate the public in matters of health and disease
  • Expand knowledge about health and disease through clinical research
  • Foster a mutually respectful and safe work environment
  • Manage effectively the resources required for the achievement of our goals


  • We value collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence
  • We believe in working as a team within all of our laboratories and in partnership with other health care professionals
  • We accept responsibility for the performance of our laboratories and the effective use of our resources
  • We will treat each other with consideration and communicate with honesty and openness
  • We endeavor to be leaders in the performance of diagnostic services and in our educational and research activities