Residency Tracks

 AP ONLY

Anatomic Pathology Track

A 36-month curriculum with 10 months of elective time.

AP Requirements:

 

Surgical Pathology

12 months (6 months PGY-1, 3 months PGY-2 and PGY-3)

Cytopathology

3 months (consecutive months)

Autopsy

3 months (2 months PGY-1, 1 month PGY-2)

Forensics, OCME

1 month

Dermatopathology

Hematopathology

2 months

2 months

Neuropathology

Molecular Diagnostics

Immunopathology

1 month

1 month

1 month

Elective Time

10 months

Approved Elective List: Cytogenetics, Autopsy Chief, Gynecological Pathology, Electron Microscopy, Cardiovascular Pathology, Pulmonary Pathology, plus extra months of any "required" AP rotation.

  

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

Liver Pathology

1 month

Senior CP rotations (PGY2,3); see below

5 months

Elective/Research Time

12 months

Total CP Only Requirements:

36 months

Senior CP Rotations  (PGY 2,3) = 5 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