History of Pathology Department

Learn the History of JHH’s Pathology Department

Did you know that the Pathology Department was one of the original departments created in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine?

  1. The first endowed professorship at The Johns Hopkins University was the Baxley Professor of Pathology.
  2. The first professor to be appointed in the School of Medicine was the Professor of Pathology.
  3. The first hospital building to be opened and operational was the Pathological Building.

The first Professor of Pathology was Dr. ________ (hint: one of the 4 founders).

Which one of “The Four Doctors” from the 1907 Johns Hopkins Founders portrait was a Pathologist?

  • William Welch
  • William Halsted
  • William Osler
  • Howard Kelly