Austin L. Vickery, Jr. Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Pathologist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Harris is the Austin L. Vickery, Jr. Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. She is a member of the Hematopathology division at Mass General Hospital and Editor of the Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital for the New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Harris obtained her BA Degree in English from Stanford University and her MD from Stanford Medical School. She interned in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis and trained in Pathology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.
After a research fellowship in Hematopathology at Massachusetts General Hospital, she joined the staff in 1980. She was director of Hematopathology from 1980 to 2009, director of Surgical Pathology from 1985 to1992, and Director of Anatomic Pathology from 1992 to 1998. She was Program Director for the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program from 1996 to 2001, and for the Hematopathology Fellowship Program from 1980 to 2004. She became Editor of the Case Records of the Massachusetts General Hospital for the New England Journal of Medicine in 2002. She continues an active diagnostic and consultation practice in Hematopathology today. Learn more about her contributions to the field of Pathology and to Mass General in Chapter 24, The Clinicopathological Conferences (CPCs) in Keen Minds to Explore the Dark Continents of Disease, a book on the history of the Pathology department of the Massachusetts General Hospital.
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