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Curriculum

Outline of Rotations

Anatomic Pathology (AP): 26 months
- Surgical Pathology: 18 months
- Autopsy: 4 months
- Cytology: 3 months
- Medical Examiner: 1 month
Clinical Pathology (CP): 19 months
Electives (either AP or CP): 3 months
*All durations are approximated and may be adjusted as needed 

Westchester Medical Center STATs 

Anatomic Pathology
- 18,000 Surgical Specimens
- 70 Autopsies
- 1,200 GYN
- 2,600 Non-GYN
- Urologic
- Effusions
- Pulmonary
- CFS
- GI 

Special Laboratories
Renal Pathology
Immunopathology
Molecular Pathology
Electron Microscopy
Cytogenetics
- Karyotyping
- FISH
Forensic Pathology 

Clinical Pathology
Hematology
Flow Cytometry
Chemistry
Microbiology
Serology
Tissue Typing /HLA
(renal, liver, heart transplantation) 

Transfusion Service
New York Blood Services


Pathology Notes:

In common medical practice, general pathology is mostly concerned with analyzing known clinical abnormalities that are markers or precursors for both infectious and non-infectious disease and is conducted by experts in one of two major specialties, anatomical pathology and clinical pathology.