Curriculum

Curriculum

The  straight Anatomic Pathology curriculum and the straight Clinical Pathology curriculum are each 36 months, including 18 months of core rotations and 12 months of elective rotations.

The combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Program is 4 years.

Core and elective rotations are listed below.

There is a regular schedule of Conferences.

 

Clinical Rotations

 

Anatomic Pathology

Minimum Duration
(Months)

Years
Offered

Autopsy Pathology (AGH)

4

1-4

Surgical Pathology (AGH)

8

1-4

Cytopathology (AGH)

3

2-4

Electron Microscopy/Renal Pathology (AGH)

1

1-4

Pediatric Pathology (Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH)

1

3-4

Forensic Pathology (Medical Examiner’s Office)

1

3-4

 

 

Clinical Pathology

Minimum Duration
(Months)

Years
Offered

Chemistry (Core Lab)

3

2-4

Hematology (Core Lab)

4

2-4

Immunopathology (Core Lab)

1

2-4

Flow Cytometry (Core Lab)

1

2-4

Microbiology (Core Lab)

3

2-4

Cytogenetics (West Penn Hospital)

1

1-4

Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine
    (Institute for Transfusion Medicine)

3

2-4

Molecular Diagnostics (AGH)

1

2-4

Laboratory Management (Core Lab)

1

3-4

 

 

Electives

Minimum Duration
(Months)

Years Offered

Renal Pathology (may be combined with EM) (AGH)

1

2-4

Dermatopathology (Dr. Rabkin’s Lab)

1

3-4

Advanced surgical pathology sign out (AGH)

1

4

Research (AGH)

1

2-4

Pathology Informatics
1
2-4

 


 

Didactic Experiences

 

Pathology Conferences

  • Board Review
  • Clinical Pathology Rounds
  • Clinical Pathology Didactic Lecture
  • Cytopathology Conference
  • Cytology Core Lecture Series
  • Cytotechnology Conference
  • Dermatopathology Unknown Slide Conference
  • Diagnostic Conference
  • Forensic Pathology Conference
  • Pathology Grand Rounds
  • Surgical Pathology Seminar
  • Unknown Slide Conference
  • Autopsy Conference
  • Brain Cutting
  • Journal Club

 

Clinico-Pathologic Conferences

  • Autopsy Conference
  • Breast Conference
  • Gastrointestinal Clinical Pathology Correlation (CPC)
  • Gynecologic Pathology Conference
  • Neurosurgical Clinical Pathologic Correlation (CPC)
  • Pulmonary Conference
  • Radiation Oncology Conference
  • Renal Bx Conference
  • Tumor Board
  • Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Conference
  • Neuropathology Conference (for Neurology residents)
     

[Top]