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Be the pathology center of excellence by advancing the health of our nation's military and other federal customers.


Deliver cost-effective, high-quality, multidisciplinary pathology consultation and education; preserve, modernize, and grow the nation's oldest tissue repository to promote biomedical research.

Value Proposition:

The JPC provides: cost-effective, centralized, pathology subspecialty expertise; the sole veterinary pathology training source for the US military; Stewardship of a tissue repository unparalleled in size, age, and diversity. We serve the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and other federal agencies. We partner with US and international academic and scientific institutions to advance pathology research and education.
National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCRMD)
JPC VA Billing Rate Change
VA cases submitted after 1 April 2019 will be charged with new rates which can be found by clicking here.
DoD Cancer Registry Program
The DoD Central Cancer Registry website link under the Research and Education section contains information related to the Automated Central Tumor Registry (ACTUR), the Consolidated Cancer Registry, research data, training, MTF tumor registries and contact information.
JPC CAP Certificate
The Joint Pathology Center (JPC) is pleased to announce that it is now a fully accredited laboratory through the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP).
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606 Stephen Sitter Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910-1290.

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