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2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) 
2018-2019 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2019 Ed) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PAT 45040 - Advanced Pathology

Cr Hrs: 3, 6
Session Length: 2 and 4 weeks

This is a face to face clinical rotation receiving 3 or 6 credit hours. This course will provide additional hospital based pathology experience for students who have taken the basic elective. Primarily this elective is intended for students interested in a career in pathology. A senior resident mentor will be assigned to each student. There will be five to seven weekly conferences. The student will attend all required resident conferences, assist in autopsies, surgical dissections, and case sign-out. Participation in a laboratory QA project is encouraged, and students may have opportunities to spend time in areas they have particular interest (blood bank, cytology, forensics, etc.).

Grade Mode: Standard
Max per section: 1
Instructional Method: Clinical-Elective
Location offered: Memphis
Hospital: Methodist University Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Regional Forensic Center, may also visit VA Medical Center, Memphis, LifeBlood, and St. Jude for conferences
Prerequisites: Completion of all CORE Clerkships and successful completion of basic pathology elective.

Term offered: Spring/Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Lauren King -
Spring - Instructor of Record: Lauren King -
Course Coordinator: Lauren King, MD - - 901-516-7182

Prior Authorization: Yes
Blocks Not Offered: None
Off-cycle timing allowed: Negotiable
Deadline for Excused Absence: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Deadline for Cancellation: Thirty days before start of elective/rotation
Overnight Call and/or Float: No
Time off for interviews: Yes: Students may be allowed some time off provided they contact the administrator at least 4 weeks prior to the onset of the rotation.

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