Jason L. Hornick

Jason L. Hornick, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Surgical Pathology; Director of Immunohistochemistry; Associate Professor of Pathology,
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Academic Profile at a Glance
Dr. Hornick 

  • Graduated from Amherst College in 1991 (majored in Russian and Biology)
  • Graduated from Keck University of Southern California School of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. program in 1999
  • Chair, Immunohistochemistry Committee, CAP
  • Chair, Abstract Review Subcommittee, USCAP
  • Consensus and Editorial Working Group, WHO Classification of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma Expert Panel, AJCC Staging System
  • Editorial boards of AJSP, AJCP, Human Pathology, and others
  • Regional Editor, Histopathology
  • Associate Editor, Advances in Anatomic Pathology
  • Consulting Editor, Surgical Pathology Clinics
  • Associate Editor, Sternberg's Diagnostic Surgical Pathology
  • Editor of the 2013 textbook Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach
  • Author of more than 230 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters on Soft Tissue Pathology, GI Pathology, and Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry
  • Frequent participant in courses for the USCAP, European Congress of Pathology, and International Academy of Pathology Congress
  • Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize in 2012, in recognition of significant career achievements in surgical pathology under the age of 45 years
  • Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society Young Investigator Award in 2014, in recognition of seminal contributions that advance the field of GI pathology 

 More about the Anatomic Pathology Department 

  • My residency in Anatomic Pathology and fellowships in Soft Tissue Tumor Pathology and GI Pathology were all at Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • I am the Director of the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital also provides pathology services for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute 

 Fun Facts 

  • I was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Portland, Oregon
  • In my former life, I was a rock musician (keyboards, bass, vocals) -- I left music behind when I went to medical school 

 Most Important Achievement

  • Raising twins with my wife Harmony Wu