Before first-year residents are allowed to work independently, they must complete one month of basic training, during which they are supervised by senior residents who instruct them in the technical aspects of specimen grossing, frozen section and autopsy prosection. Required rotations within the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program include the following categories:
In anatomic pathology, residents rotate in the following:
The surgical pathology service is organized into six subspecialty teams, each covered by a resident and attending. Each surgical pathology rotation lasts one to two weeks in order to promote continuity of the learning experience.
In clinical pathology residents rotate through the following:
Comprehensive Required Rotations
Additional required rotations for the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program include: