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Surgical Pathology - PATH 542




University of Maryland

Description and Goals:

This is an opportunity to study disease as seen in surgical specialties and to study medical biopsies from clinical services. The student may assist with the gross and microscopic examination of surgical pathology specimens. This is done on a routine basis with the residents in the Surgical Pathology Laboratory. Cases are signed out on the microscope and final diagnosis is given with a senior staff pathologist. The student may participate in those conferences in the Pathology Department and in those conferences done with the clinical service.

Number of Students:


Time of Year Available:

Academic weeks 1-48


Monday through Friday - Yes
Evenings - No
Weekends - No
Call - No

Faculty Responsible:

J. Papadimitriou, M.D., Ph.D.
(410) 328-1341  

Administrative Contact:

Katie Warfield
(410) 706-6553
(410) 706-8414 fax 

Additional Information:

Students should contact Dr. Papadimitriou prior to registration for course.


Last Revision: April 11, 2013