Program Description

The St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (SLRHC), in collaboration with Beth Israel Medical Center (BIMC) offers a concentrated 4-year program, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), which provides training in clinically-oriented diagnostic Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Attending staff based at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt are faculty members of the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and at Beth Israel are faculty members of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Residents have access to many of the facilities at both institutions. The department interacts closely with clinical departments through a variety of inter-departmental conferences and rounds. The curriculum of the residency program is oriented toward integrated human pathology, with the faculty working as a closely-knit group of general pathologists, each with a special field of expertise. The core curriculum consists of supervised training with emphasis on increasing resident responsibility in autopsy and surgical pathology, cytology, cytogenetics, hematopathology, clinical chemistry, serology, microbiology and blood banking/transfusion medicine. Specialized training is offered in laboratory management and computer applications.