Dr. Jason L. Hornick received a BA from Amherst College and an M.D., Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. He trained as a resident in Anatomic Pathology and pursued subspecialty fellowships in soft tissue pathology and gastrointestinal pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he is now the Director of Surgical Pathology and Director of the Immunohistochemistry Laboratory. He is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and a consultant at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
Dr. Hornick is Chair of the USCAP Education Committee, former Chair of the Abstract Review Board and Assignment Committee and former Chair of the CAP Immunohistochemistry Committee. Dr. Hornick was a member of the 2012 consensus and editorial working group for the WHO Classification of Tumors of Soft Tissue and Bone and a member of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Expert Panel for the AJCC. Currently a member of the Sarcoma Analysis Working Group for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), he also serves on the Test Development and Advisory Committee for Anatomic Pathology for the American Board of Pathology.
Dr. Hornick serves on many editorial boards, including the American Journal of Surgical Pathology and Modern Pathology. He is a Regional Editor for Histopathology, an Associate Editor for Advances in Anatomic Pathology, the Consulting Editor for Surgical Pathology Clinics, and on the Executive Advisory Board for Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Hornick is the Associate Editor for the American Registry of Pathology (formerly AFIP) Atlases. Dr. Hornick has published over 300 original papers, review articles, and book chapters and has edited a textbook, Practical Soft Tissue Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach, the second edition of which is currently in press. He is an Associate Editor for Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology.
Dr. Hornick received the 2012 Arthur Purdy Stout Society of Surgical Pathologists Annual Prize and the 2014 Jack Yardley Investigator Award from the Gastrointestinal Pathology Society. He teaches courses on the diagnosis of soft tissue tumors, gastrointestinal pathology, and diagnostic immunohistochemistry.