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Pathology-Surgical- MD Director-ULH Jewish Hospital - Louisville, KY, USA

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Pathology-Surgical- MD Director-ULH Jewish Hospital

Director of Surgical Pathology


The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Louisville invites nominations and applications for an innovative and charismatic leader as Director of Surgical Pathology. The department is a national leader in Digital Pathology and AI and has recently transitioned to 100% digital workflow.

Surgical Pathology is experiencing a period of robust growth as University of Louisville Health System continues to grow and expand market share.

The successful candidate will coordinate the activities of surgical pathology across multiple sites, continue the enhancement of subspecialty sign out, and maximize the delivery of precision medicine.

The candidate should be a collaborative leader who is able to navigate a highly matrixed academic medical center and work closely with hospital administration in fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement. 

A track record of publications demonstrating clinical and scientific accomplishments and robust collaborations is most desirable.


  • The candidate should have a strong interest in developing academic programs in pathology, maintaining scholarly activities
  • The applicant must be board certified in anatomic pathology or combined anatomic and clinical pathology
  • Must be qualified for an unrestricted medical license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • The academic rank, tenure, and salary will be based upon the level of qualifications, experience, and scholarly accomplishments.
  • The compensation package is highly competitive.


The Division of Anatomic Pathology is supported by several research and diagnostic laboratories on campus, including strong core instrument and research facilities. The AP laboratories across campus have recently undergone co-location and consolidation and have been outfitted with state-of-the-art instrumentation.


For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by June 30, 2023. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.

A complete application will include a current rsum or curriculum vitae, a brief statement of interests and career goals, and a list of names of three to five references (including titles, institutions, and contact information).

Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.  

Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should send an email with information about the nominated person to Eyas M Hattab, Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Please include the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee.

Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Eyas M Hattab, MD, MBA


Ms. Stephanie Cox, Unit Business Manager

Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-852-8235; Fax: 502-852-8299


The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity.

About Us

UofL Health  is a fully integrated regional academic health system with five hospitals, four medical centers, nearly 250 physician practice locations, more than 1,000 providers, the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute and UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center. UofL Health - UofL Physicians has a vast network of community and academic physicians bringing the expertise, care and compassion that is at the core of our mission to every patient we serve. As a leading academic health system, weve attracted specialists from every disciplineseasoned caregivers who have experience with a broad range of complex medical and surgical issues.

Through our affiliation with the University of Louisville School of Medicine, we are developing future technologies, better processes and more advanced treatments. We're providing our patients the highest possible levels of care by bringing minds from across the system and across the world to work for our patients. New discoveries, treatments and technology are happening every day right here at UofL Health. Our physicians are directly involved in transforming the future of care and passing knowledge on to the next generation of health care professionals.

As a UofL Physicians provider, you have access to the physicians and clinical staff throughout the organization. This advantage gives you access to more than 1,000 providers, many of whom are world-renowned experts with extensive experience and training. These specialists are partners in your patient's care. 

UofL Health and UofL Physicians delivers patient-centered care with compassion and excellence.
UofL Health and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.

About the Community

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Welcome to Louisville , situated on the Ohio River and influenced by both Southern and Midwestern culture, a big city that has small town charm.

As Americas 17 th  largest city, the cost of living is substantially lower than the national average. Even better is that the average work commute is only 23 minutes.

The city offers extensive downtown living, walkable neighborhoods and friendly suburbs. 

An amazing place for families, Louisville is home to Waterfront Park, the Louisville Zoo, Slugger Museum, and the Kentucky Science Center. With 14,000 acres of parkland, designed and planned by the Father of American Landscape Architecture, Frederick Law Olmsted, Louisville is great for hiking, kayaking, tennis, biking, team sports and much more.

There is always something to do! Louisville is host of the most exciting two minutes in sportsthe  Kentucky Derby . You will also find a major theatrical center, orchestra, ballet, opera, 20 museums, Forecastle Festival and more than 100 other unique festivals. The Urban Bourbon Trail  the world's only city-wide trail, is filled with award-winning micro-distilleries, exhibits and craft cocktail destinations is a highlight of the citys appeal. Its also a desirable location for foodies. With more than 2,500 restaurants with numerous James Beard nominated chefs you wont have any trouble finding a place to satisfy your cravings. 

As the Compassionate City, Louisville values inclusion and a culture of community. There are numerous ways to be an active part in the community.

Once a hidden secret, Louisville, is now known as one of the top emerging markets for health care, medical sciences industries, advancements in heart and hand surgery, as well as, cancer treatment.

Louisville combines heritage with innovation, authenticity with originality, quirkiness with friendliness in a way that's completely unique to our region. 

Welcome to Louisville..

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Employer: U of L Physicians
Location: Louisville, KY, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Pathology
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