FAQ for Prospective Residents

The Pathology Residency Program (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology) is fully accredited by ACGME.
All applications must be made through the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) system.
  1. Completed application form
  2. Medical School Dean's letter
  3. Personal statement
  4. Medical School transcript (originals or certified copies)
  5. USMLE scores
  6. Current letters of recommendation
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. Copy of ECFMG certificate if graduated from a foreign school
We prefer USMLE scores of at least 200 on Steps 1 and 2. Comlex test is acceptable for DO applicants. We do review and consider the overall application.
We generally prefer applicants within 5 years of graduation. We occasionally consider longer graduation intervals.
We require USMLE examination scores, appropriate Visa status, and fluency in English. Foreign medical graduates must be ECFMG certified to apply.
Each year, we have up to four PGY-1 positions available.
The ACGME has approved up to 18 residents in training in our program; but we fund 16, leaving 2 positions available for residents who may become off cycle for health, family or academic reasons.
Through USF, there are fellowship opportunities in Cytopathology, Surgical Pathology, Hematopathology, Forensic Pathology, and Dermatopathology.