Dr. Golden is Chair of the Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Ramzi S. Cotran Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Golden joined the Brigham Health in 2012 after 17 years at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia including being the Chair of Pathology. He received his undergraduate education at the University of California, San Diego, followed by his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed an internship in internal medicine at University of California, Los Angeles followed by an anatomic pathology residency and neuropathology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital followed by postdoctoral training in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. He leads a department that performs millions of clinical laboratory tests each year and conducts cutting-edge clinical, translational, and basic science research.
In addition, Dr. Golden oversees the development and implementation of a computational pathology program that uses orthogonal data types to advance personalized medicine. He served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Brigham and Women’s Physician organization, is a past president of the American Association of Neuropathologists, and he serves on many international, national and local committees. His work has been recognized with numerous awards.