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Faculties and Institutes

Faculty of Pathology


Faculty of Pathology

We are proud to be accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland to deliver postgraduate specialist training in six pathology specialties.

Membership of the Faculty of Pathology

Specialist Training

We offer both Basic and Higher Specialist Training Programmes in Pathology, giving you the opportunity to train to a high level in the specialty of your choice.

Basic Specialist Training in Histopathology

About Basic Specialist Training Mandatory courses How to apply

Higher Specialist Training in Pathology

About Higher Specialist Training Specialties How to apply

Supporting and Engaging with our Trainees

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Professional Competence

If you are registered on the Supervised, General or Specialist Division of the Irish Medical Council Register, you are required to be enrolled on a Professional Competence Scheme. This section will guide you through the process and help you maintain your professional competence.


Faculty of Pathology Annual Report

Download the latest Annual Report from the Faculty of Pathology.


Become an Associate Member

SpRs in Pathology can now become Associate Members of the Faculty. This membership category was established to facilitate better communication between the Faculty and trainees, as part of the Faculty’s strategy to engage with practitioners in pathology at all stages of their careers.