Residency Tracks

 AP ONLY

Anatomic Pathology Track

A 36-month curriculum with 29 months of required rotations and 7 months of elective time.

AP Requirements:

 

Surgical Pathology

12 months (6 for PGY1, 3 months each for PGY2, 3)

Cytopathology

3 months

Autopsy

3 months (2 months PGY1, 1 month for PGY2)

Forensics, OCME

1 month

Dermatopathology

2 months

Hematopathology

3 months (PGY1,2,3)

Neuropathology

1 month

Molecular Pathology

1 month

Medical Kidney and Transplant  Pathology

1 month

Liver Pathology

1 month

Molecular Diagnostic Integration

1 month (PGY3)

Electives/Research (7 months): Includes any of the required AP or CP rotations or electives
Research* is available up to 4 consecutive months

  

CP ONLY

Clinical Pathology Track

A 36-month curriculum with 12 months of elective/research time.
The resident may tailor the curriculum to anticipated career goals.

CP Only: Requirements:

 

Transfusion Medicine 

3 months ( 2 Duke / 1 VA)

Chemistry/Coagulation

2 months

Flow Cytometry

2 months

Microbiology

3 months

Hematopathology

3 months

Cytogenetics

2 months

Molecular Diagnostics

2 months

Medical Kidney and Transplant Pathology

1 month

Molecular Genetic Hematopathology

1 month

Liver Pathology

1 month

Senior CP rotations (PGY2,3); see below

4 months

Elective/Research Time

12 months

Total CP Only Requirements:

36 months

Senior CP Rotations  (PGY 2,3) = 4 months
The resident may choose from the following rotations:

  a.   Competencies for Medical Directorship of  Diagnostic Laboratory
            Medical Informatics                              1 m      DUMC
            Laboratory management project       1 m      VA/DUMC
            Quality assurance project                    1 m      VA/DUMC

  b.   Molecular Pathology and Emerging Diagnostic Technologies
            Molecular Diagnostics-project            1 m      DUMC
            Proteomics/Genomics/ FISH              1 m      DUMC

   c.   Diagnostic Correlations and Consultations
            Transfusion /Coagulation correlation    1 m    VA
            Flow/Cytogenetics Correlation               1 m    DUMC