Pathology (Morbid Anatomy and Histopathology) is a department concerned with the scientific study of diseases, a hidden science that is continuously saving life and not merely a discipline that investigate the cause of death.
Our goal therefore include the causes of diseases and formulating of diagnosis based on the clinical information available to us, diagnosis that eventually direct the bedside doctor in the right management of patients. Consequently, we are supposed to be involved in the follow up of the patient and provide prognostic indices.
Philosophy, Scope and Objectives of the Programme
The objective of the M.B., B.S. degree programme is to prepare students for a career in all spheres of Medicine – academic, research, general and specialist patient care, and administration.
As a result, the programme aims at providing the students with a broad and sound scientific and professional foundation for the practice of medicine in any part of Nigeria or the world.
The scope and content of the programme is such that the medical graduates should be competent to either practice on their own in any part of Nigeria, urban and rural, or undertake postgraduate training in local or foreign institutions.
They should be conversant with standard clinical methods for the assessment of patients, be able to analyse all available data and use them to constitute an appropriate plan of action.
Successful graduates of the M.B., B.S. degree programme are well equipped (after houseman-ship) for careers in Government hospitals, private practice, teaching and research in Universities or Research Institutes and Administration. They are also qualified for post-graduate training anywhere in the world.
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