Carol F. Farver, M.D.
Dr. Farver is a lung pathologist, the Director of Pulmonary Pathology in the Department of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic and Professor of Pathology at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is the past President of the Cleveland Clinic Medical Staff and served on the Cleveland Clinic Board of Governors. She received her M.D. degree from Yale University School of Medicine and did her subsequent residency and fellowship/research training in pulmonary pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health. She joined the Cleveland Clinic in 1995. Her current research is predominantly in the area of lung transplantation and inflammatory lung diseases. She has authored over 130 scientific publications and 30 chapters, primarily in these areas. She is co-editor of two major textbooks in the field of pulmonary pathology: Dail and Hammar’s Pulmonary Pathology, and Pulmonary Pathology in a series entitled "Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology." She received the 1st Annual Distinguished Achievement Award in Graduate Medical Education from the Association of Pathology Chairs, the Cleveland Clinic's Leadership Development Award and has been included in the "Best Doctors in America" list since 2009.
In 2003, Dr. Farver received her M.S. in Organizational Development from The Weatherhead School of Case Western Reserve University. Since that time, she has been involved in efforts to bring those ideas to medicine and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Samson Global Leadership Academy of the Cleveland Clinic.