Research Track

The Department of Pathology offers a Research Track for Residency Training in Anatomic Pathology (AP) or Clinical Pathology (CP). This track is intended for those residents who are committed to careers in academic pathology and have a strong background in biological and biomedical research. The Research Track is fully compliant with the American Board of Pathology requirements for residency training.

Thirty months of required rotations in Anatomic or Clinical Pathology will be completed along with 18 months of research under the supervision of the faculty of the Department of Pathology. Research areas include, but are not limited to, Immunology, Oncology, Transfusion Medicine and Neurosciences. Descriptions of the research programs in the Division of Experimental Pathology are available at Case Western Reserve University, Department of Pathology.

In addition to the six months of research during the three year accredited residency in AP or CP, the Department will provide an additional 12 months of salary support for Research Track residents . The resident in the Research Track will be expected to identify a research mentor within the Department within the first 18 months of residency. Progress during the Research Track will be facilitated by the Residency Director with the goal of enhancing the career objectives of the resident.