The broad goal of teaching undergraduates Pathology is to impart the knowledge skills and attitudes in the learner to understand the etiopathogenesis, morphology and pathological concepts related to various common diseases. The department imparts undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching facilities for MBBS, MD and DCP students .
There is a well equipped departmental library with all required text books,reference books and departmental journals prescribed by the MCI and also a museum with more than 600 specimens.
The diagnostic service includes Histopathology supplemented by immunohistochemistry (more than 60 parameters), frozen section, microwave processing, cytology (exfoliative cytology & fine needle aspiration cytology) and Haematology.
The blood bank which is under pathology department is fully equipped with component facilities and undertakes various blood donation camps and awareness programmes.
The department also takes initiative to conduct various academic activities as clinicopathological conferences, PG teaching programmes and continuing medical education programmes, last being 67the IAPM Kerala Chapter Meet of August 2011, which was attended bymorethan200delegatesfromalloverKerala.