Chen, Zhongchuan Will

Chen, Zhongchuan Will


Academic Rank(s): Clinical Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UBC |

Affiliation(s): Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Research and Scholarly Interests: Cancer, Lymphoma Pathology

Clinical Interests:

Short Bio

Dr. Chen obtained his medical degree at McGill University. He then completed residency in Anatomical Pathology at University of Toronto, followed by a fellowship in hematopathology at ARUP Labs/University of Utah. Dr. Chen currently practices surgical pathology and hematopathology at Vernon Jubilee Hospital part-time, while maintaining a busy lymphoma pathology consultation service at the Cross Cancer Institute/University of Alberta in Edmonton the rest of the time.



Academic Background

  • Doctor of Medicine (MDCM), McGill University, 2008
  • FRCPC, Anatomical Pathology, University of Toronto, 2013
  • Fellowship in Hematopathology, University of Utah/ARUP Labs, 2014
  • Diplomate of American Board of Pathology, Anatomic Pathology & Hematopathology, 2014

Awards and Recognition


Selected Publications


Research Interest

I have a special interest in lymphoma pathology research, in particular clinico-pathologic collaborative research.

Clinical Service

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Teaching Interest

Extensive interest in medical education, particularly in pathology education. Serving as clinical preceptor for medical students, residents and fellows on a variety of pathology rotations. Completed a term as program director for the University of Alberta Anatomical Pathology residency program (2016-2020).