Program Overview—What Makes us Unique? What Makes Our Residency Unique A great group of residents! Flexible rotation scheduling aimed at training you in a subspecialized pathology practice that caters to your individual needs and careers goals. A commitment at all levels of the department to the education and training of stellar residents. Post-residency fellowships in Surgical Pathology, Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Pathology, Breast Pathology, Cytology, and Hematopathology. The majority of the residents continue their pathology education with fellowship training at URMC or at highly-ranked outside institutions. Department-supported laptop computer provided upon starting residency to help facilitate your work through the online laboratory information system. $1500 yearly educational allowance. Research support and guidance, including department funding for travel to one conference per year where presenting your research findings. Salary support and research stipend are available through the Research Year-Out program for residents who wish to tackle more ambitious research projects, typically extending their residency by a year. Nearly all required rotations are at Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH), a 700+-bed regional hospital with a free-standing Cancer Center and Children’s Hospital. Residents rotate at Highland Hospital (5 minute drive from SMH) for Gynecologic Pathology and at the Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office (10 minute drive from SMH) for Forensic Pathology. Twenty days of vacation per year. Five sick days per year. A total of five administrative days are available for PGY-3 and PGY-4 trainees which are specifically used for travel to fellowship or job interviews, or if needed for relocation purposes. Our faculty is comprised of over forty members with primary appointments in Pathology and Laboratory medicine, representing more than a dozen clinical specialty areas. Many of our faculty are recognized internationally for their expertise in areas include myelodysplastic syndrome, hematopathology, neuropathology, cytopathology, molecular diagnostics and surgical pathology.