Surgical Pathology

Program Curriculum

Rotation Blocks

There are thirteen four-week block rotations.

Surgical Pathology Rotation

  • The fellow will sign out a normal surgical pathology case load every day and may work with the Advanced Surgical resident.

Frozen Rotation

  • The fellow will cover all frozen sections during the week. The fellow will be assigned a fraction of Surgical Pathology case load. The fellow will sign out with the assigned resident.

Consult Rotation

  • The fellow will cover all consults sent to the Pathology department. The fellow will give Surgical Pathology didactic once a week to the residents.

Elective Rotation

  • The fellow can use one or more of the listed subspecialty electives. The workload will be tailored to his or her chosen specialty. If the subspecialty elective has a correlating tumor board, the fellow will attend or present at Tumor Board.

Elective Subspecialties:

  • Dermatopathology
  • Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Genitourinary Pathology
  • Breast Pathology
  • Gynecological Pathology
  • Cytopathology
  • Hematopathology
  • Head & Neck Pathology
  • Thoracic Pathology
  • Research
  • Autopsy