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To be eligible to sit for the America Board of Pathology certification examination, a trainee must have completed 48 months of training in an ACGME-accredited combined AP/CP residency program or 36 months in an AP-only or CP-only training program. Our curriculum includes 18 months of core program requirements in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology with the remaining 12 months distributed among a variety of electives. Didactic conferences, interdisciplinary conferences and Laboratory Management series enhance the trainees' educational opportunities.

Core Rotations

  • Autopsy Pathology
  • Blood Bank (includes time at the NY-Penn Region American Red Cross)
  • Clinical Chemistry
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Coagulation/Hematology
  • Cytogenetics
  • Subspecialized Surgical Pathology, with rotations through Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Breast Pathology, Genitourinary Pathology, GI/Hepatobiliary Pathology, Thoracic Pathology, Head and Neck Pathology, and Pediatric Pathology (antenatal, postnatal)
  • Cytopathology (gyn, non-gyn)
  • Dermatopathology
  • Forensic Pathology (at the Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office)
  • Hematopathology
  • Immunology
  • Laboratory Administration
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Neuropathology
  • Renal Pathology/Electron Microscopy/Immunocytochemistry

Electives in other areas may be arranged.