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The department offers residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology


The department offers post-residency fellowships in cytopathology, hematopathology, genitourinary pathology, gastrointestinal/hepatobiliary pathology, neuropathology, pediatric pathology, and dermatopathology.

Clinical/Medical Technology Advanced Certificate

This full-time program prepares students for professional careers in clinical laboratory science. Students will complete both didactic and clinical experiences (preceptorships) at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Instructors include NYS licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologists and clinical faculty. 

For Medical Students

Year-out medical student fellowships in Pathology give students an opportunity to consolidate their knowledge in a clinical setting. Fellows function as junior members of the resident staff, participating in clinical and research rotations. The Department also offers a number of electives that introduce students to the workings of a modern pathology department and the variety of career choices in pathology and laboratory medicine.

Pre-College Program

The "Explorations in Pathology" pre-college program offers high school students a unique experience exploring the multifaceted discipline of pathology, a cornerstone of modern medicine.

Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. program in cellular and molecular pathology, "Cell Biology of Disease," is a multidisciplinary program with faculty mentors from some 15 departments. The curriculum includes an emphasis on clinical as well as basic science topics.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Departmental investigators are always interested in hearing from individuals with a doctoral degree and a background in a shared research area. See available positions, but also individual faculty and lab pages.

Departmental Conferences and Seminars

Departmental conferences and seminars include topics that complement the department's educational, clinical, and research programs.