Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Faculty of Medicine UGM was pioneered in 1954 by Prof. dr. RM. Tedjo Baskoro as the first head of Department. The development of this department and the Clinical Laboratory RSUP Dr. Sardjito have been integrated from the beginning. Currently, we have five divisions,, namely Infectious Diseases & Gastroenterohepatology, Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine, Hematology & Oncology, Immunology, Nephrology & Respiration, and Endocrinology & Cardiocerebrovascular.

Since 2011,our Department also offers subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases and Blood Bank &Transfusion Medicine. Another program in subspecialty training was added in 2004 in the field of Hematology, Oncology, Immunology, Endocrinology accredited by the Indonesian Collegium of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. For the undergraduate program, we actively contribute to educate medical doctors, nurses and dieticians. Currently, we have 16 academic staff members dedicated in teaching, service and research. The staff member consists of one Full Professor, four PhDs, 12 Consultants, four specialists, and also a number of specialists from the affiliated hospitals. With adequate number of staff member, we are able to meet the ideal ratio of teacher to residents.

Blood Banking and Tranfusion Medicine, and also various laboratory tests to support the success of organ transplantation is our latest development. Our staff also plays a key role in managing the hospital infection prevention and control program at Dr Sardjito hospital. Development of thrombosis parameter, application of reticulocyte parameter in the management of anemia, and immunofenotyping for management of leukemia are currently applied. The Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has built strong collaboration in education, research and clinical services, such as with the following partners: Sysmex Japan, Sanquin Blood Bank The Netherlands, School of Health and SportSciences Faculty of Science, Health Education and Engineering, University of The Sunshine Coast Australia, and many others. In overall, all the above activities aim to improve quality of teaching, research and service performance.

Milestones
Year Important Achievement
1954 Department of Clinical Pathology established
1981 Clinical Pathology service started in Dr Sardjito Hospital
1987 Became one of the five centers for Clinical Pathology Specialist Program in Indonesia.
1987 Automation of clinical chemistry examination started
2005 Immunology laboratory research established
2007 Prof. dr. Budi Mulyono, SpPK (K), MM was inaugurated as a professor of clinical pathology
2012 Consultant education program on Infectious Diseases and Blood Bank & Transfusion Medicine started
2014 Consultant education program on Hematology, Oncology, Immunology and Endocrinology started
2015 Clinical Pathology takes part in conjoined twins surgery, heart transplants, kidney transplants,and liver transplants
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