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Educational Programs in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Developments in clinical and research laboratories must be shared with the next generation. Faculty teach in our array of educational programs that include a robust residency training program, post-residency fellowships, the Ph.D. program, postdoctoral fellowships, and medical student required courses and electives. The department also maintains a longstanding year-out medical student fellowship. 

 

Residency Program

The University of Rochester Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine trains exceptional residents for practice in the rapidly evolving field of anatomic and clinical pathology.

 


Residency Program
 

Fellowship and Instructor Programs

We offer 11 post-residency training programs, including Dermatopathology, Cytopathology, GI/Hepatobiliary, and a first-of-its-kind Laboratory Directorship training program.


Post-Residency Programs
 

Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. program in cellular and molecular pathology is a multidisciplinary program with faculty mentors from across the university. The curriculum includes an emphasis on clinical as well as basic science topics.


Ph.D. Program
 

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).

 


Advanced Certificate
 

Phlebotomy Training

UR Medicine Labs is pleased to offer a 7-week phlebotomy certification course that combines clinical and didactic instruction.

 

 

 

 

 


Phlebotomy Training
 

William B. Hawkins Post-Sophomore Fellowship for Medical Students

URSMD medical students serve as junior members of the department, participating in clinical and research rotations. An excellent experience to introduce students to pathology, no matter whether they aim to become pathologists or not.


Post-Sophomore Fellowship
 

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.


Pre-College Program
 

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Departmental investigators are always interested in hearing from individuals with a doctoral degree and a background in a shared research area. Explore potential options.


Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

PathEd Spotlight

ASCP Recognizes Hicks for Excellence in Teaching

David Hicks, M.D. has received the 2022 H.P. Smith Award for Distinguished Pathology Educator, from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. The award honors ASCP Fellow members who have had distinguished careers in pathology and laboratory medicine embracing education, research and administration, as well as service to organized pathology.

Hicks was honored at the ASCP Meeting in Chicago on Sept. 9 and recognized in the ASCP’s virtual Hall of Fame.

Sarah Danzinger, MLSCM, NYS Licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Winner of the Judy Miller Aspiring Leader Award presented by the CMT Program Class of 2022 for her positive influence on the student body while consistently demonstrating excellence, competency, teamwork, and integrity in all aspects of the laboratory science and patient care.

Thank you for demonstrating excellence, teamwork and integrity in all aspects of laboratory science and patient care!

Amanda Grinnell, MLSCM, NYS Licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Winner of the Tai C. Kwong Excellence in Academic Award presented by the CMT Program Class of 2022 for her outstanding achievements both academically and professionally throughout the program.

Thank you for demonstrating excellence, teamwork and integrity in all aspects of laboratory science and patient care!

Stephanie Lasserre, MLSCM, NYS Licensed Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Winner of the Tai C. Kwong Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the CMT Program Class of 2022 for her passion for mentoring and education future medical technologist.

Thank you for your service as a role model and for the future professional and demonstration of commitment and excellence in teaching!

Siba El Hussein, M.D. (pictured)

Eric A. Schenk Award for Excellence in Teaching

 

Kate Ackerman, M.D., M.B.A.

Janet Sparks Teaching Award

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