Required Rotations

​Anatomic Pathology

3 Autopsy Pathology  
3 Cytopathology  
0.5 (2 weeks) Dermatopathology            
1 (4 weeks) Forensic Path (ME)  
1 Neuropathology  
1 Pediatric Path (CHMC)  
12 Surgical Pathology (UH & VA)  
Total AP    21.5

Clinical Pathology (see curriculum page for details)

3 (12 weeks) Red Thread  
3 (12 weeks) Blue Service  
3 (12 weeks) Green Service  
3 (12 weeks) Yellow Service  
1 Senior Hematopathology  
1 Senior Blood Bank  
1 Senior Molecular  
1 Stem Cell Lab   
1 Lab Management
1 Clin Informatics   
Total CP    18

4 (1 block/4 weeks per year) Vacation  
8 Electives   

Weeks on Call: 

PGY 1 (AP)  6-8
PGY 2-4  2-5

Module-Based Learning

While we strive to provide in-person and hands-on training in all areas of Pathology, we also recognize that supplement educational resources can best prepare our trainees for the Boards. We provide access to two module-based certifications offered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and require completion prior to graduation:

Lab Management University: The LMU Program is a certificate program focusing on the five competencies of lab management:

Personnel Management
Financial Management

University of Pathology Informatics: The UPI Certificate Program consists of 20 custom courses: 12 core and 8 elective courses are required to earn the certificate. This is a case-based program, where you act as the project leader developing a pathology informatics needs assessment for a laboratory. It focuses on four essential laboratory informatics competencies:

Information Fundamentals
Information Systems
Workflow & Processes
And Governance & Management