Pathology Residency Core Curriculum

The four years of combined anatomic & clinical pathology training are divided as follows:

20 mos. AP (assigned as follows) Core Curriculum
19 mos. CP (assigned as follows) Core Curriculum
9 mos. electives (AP or CP freely chosen)

48 mos. Total

PGY-1

Rotation Location Duration
Surgical Pathology (AP) JAHVA-3; TGH-4 7 months
Cytology 1 (GYN) (AP) Bay Pines VA 1 month
Forensic Pathology-Autopsy (AP) County ME Office 1 month
Hematopathology (CP) JAHVA-2; TGH-1 3 months
12 months total

PGY-2

Rotation Location Duration
Surgical Pathology (AP) Moffitt 3 months
Cytology (Non-GYN) (AP) Moffitt 3 months
Chemistry (CP) JAHVA 3 months
Hematopathology (CP) Moffitt 3 months
12 months total

PGY-3

Rotation Location Duration
Surgical Pathology (AP) JAHVA 2 months
Molecular Pathology (CP) JAHVA 1 month
Electives (AP/CP) VA/Moffitt/TGH 3 months
Microbiology (CP) JAHVA 3 months
Forensic Pathology (AP) County ME Office 1 month
Blood Bank (CP) TBD 2 months
12 months total

PGY-4

Rotation Location Duration
Surgical Pathology (AP) USF 1 month
Advanced Clinical Pathology-Immunology (CP) Moffitt 2 months
Advanced Clinical Pathology-Microbiology (CP) Moffitt 2 months
Electives (AP/CP) VA/Moffitt/TGH 6 months
Surgical Pathology (AP) TGH 1 month
12 months total

The rotations encompass training in anatomic pathology, including autopsy and surgical pathology, cytopathology, pediatric pathology, dermatopathology, forensic pathology, immunopathology, histochemistry, neuropathology, cytogenetics, molecular biology, aspiration techniques, and other advanced diagnostic techniques as required by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The CP rotations encompass training in microbiology (including bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology), immunopathology, blood banking/transfusion medicine, chemical pathology, cytogenetics, hematology, coagulation, toxicology, medical microscopy (including urinalysis), and molecular biologic techniques as set forth by the ACGME.

Dr. Anne Champeaux Program Director (813) 396-2515
Nicole Esposito, M.D. Associate Program Director (813) 396-2515
Sally Lamar Coordinator of Residency and Fellowships  (813) 396-2515

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