Rotation Overview

Rotations are organized into 13 blocks per year (each block is 4 weeks).

Rotations for AP/CP residents are as follows: 
Anatomic Pathology (25 blocks)
General University Surgical Pathology (6 blocks)
Gastrointestinal Surgical Pathology (3 blocks)
VA Surgical Pathology (3 blocks)
Cytology (3 blocks)
Neuropathology (2 blocks)
--First neuropathology rotation is lighter and paired with medical renal pathology
Dermatopathology (2 blocks)
Autopsy (5 blocks)
Acting Fellowship (1 block)

Clinical Pathology (20 Blocks)
Hematopathology (4 blocks)
Transfusion Medicine (3 blocks) 
Clinical Chemistry/Informatics (3 blocks)
Microbiology (2 blocks)
Molecular Pathology (2 blocks)
Immunopathology (3 blocks) 
VA Hospital Clinical Pathology (3 blocks)

Electives (7 blocks)
Electives may include research and/or additional advanced AP or CP rotations. During at least one elective rotation, residents are expected to participate in some type of scholarly project which may involve scientific research, (basic, translational or clinical) or educational scholarship.

Advanced subspecialty training is offered on an elective basis in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology. International rotations are available; in recent years, residents have done elective pathology rotations in India and St. Lucia.