Curriculum

AP/CP ROTATION SCHEMA FOR ETSU PATHOLOGY RESIDENCY

Block

PGY-1

PGY-2

PGY-3

PGY-4

1 SP SP SP SP
2 SP SP SP SP
3 SP SP SP SP
4 SP SP Cyto Cyto
5 SP Cyto Autopsy Chem
6 SP Derm Chem BB/TM
7 SP EM/Renal BB/TM Heme
8 SP Neuro Heme Micro
9 Autopsy Chem LM MP
10 Cyto Micro MP Elective
11 Heme Heme Micro Elective
12 Chemistry BB/TM Elective Elective
 13 BB/TM Autopsy Elective Elective

Key:

  • BB/TM  Blood bank and transfusion medicine
  • Chem  Clinical Chemistry (includes medical microscopy, Diagnostic immunology/serology, and toxicology)
  • Cyto     Cytopathology
  • Derm   Dermatopathology
  • EM        Electron Microscopy
  • Heme  Hematopathology (includes coagulation)
  • LM        Laboratory management (includes informatics)
  • Micro    Clinical microbiology
  • MP        Molecular pathology (includes cytogenetics)
  • Neuro  Neuropathology
  • SP        Surgical Pathology

The program uses 4-week block rotations. The above schematic represents the rotations undertaken in various years of training and not their sequence. Surgical pathology rotations in PYG 3 and 4 may be undertaken as "selectives" which focus on the subspecialties.