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Education

Curriculum

The basic curriculum is a combined AP/CP program, which is an 18 month core curriculum and 12 months of elective rotations.  A three year program in either straight anatomic or straight clinical pathology is also offered.

The combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Program is 4 Years. The core curriculum is 36 months.

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

 

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