Oct 01, 2020
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: Fall, Spring
Fall - Instructor of Record: Lauren King - email@example.com
Spring - Instructor of Record: Lauren King - firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator: Lauren King, MD - email@example.com - 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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