Education & Training

The Department of Pathology is actively involved in the education of medical students, residents, and fellows.

Medical Students

The Pathology Course for second-year medical students is taught by Pathology faculty, fellows, and residents from September through May. Teaching methods include small group case history discussions, interactive computer exercises, lectures, autopsy attendance, and gross tissue demonstrations. We also offer senior electives in Pathology. Learn more:

Residency Program

We offer fully accredited programs in anatomic pathology (AP) and clinical pathology (CP), AP/CP-4, AP-3, CP-3, AP/NP-4. Individualized curricula for residents with other subspecialty or research interests can also be arranged. The program accepts eight AP and AP/CP residents and up to two CP-3 residents each year.


The Department offers subspecialty fellowship training in the following disciplines: Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, Breast Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Cytogenetics, Cytopathology, Forensic Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Hematopathology, Immunopathology, Clinical Microbiology, Neuropathology, Pediatric Pathology, and Surgical Pathology.