Residency Program

Pathology and Cell Biology

Welcome to the University of South Florida Residency Training Program Website. I hope you find the information herein helpful in learning about our residency program in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.


USF pathology residency program is dedicated to excellence in education of our trainees to attain knowledge, skills and mindfulness required for autonomous competent practice to provide optimal patient care and life-long learning


Graduate competent, board-certified pathologists with excellent diagnostic knowledge and skills

  • Educate trainees in basic principles of research and demonstrate application of knowledge through publications
  • Instill and foster values of professionalism, teamwork and life-long learning

Our four year ACGME-accredited residency training program is sponsored by the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, a community-based medical school. Like the medical school, it draws from the educational opportunities at three major Tampa hospitals: theJames A. Haley Veteran’s Administration HospitalMoffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, and Tampa General Hospital, as well as four additional affiliated institutions. These include the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner’s officeOne Blood (the nation’s second largest regional blood bank), Bay Pines VA Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. With up to four residents accepted annually through ERAS, there are abundant opportunities for exposure to a wide variety of case types, patients, research and teaching opportunities. The faculty: trainee ratio and number of pathology assistants at the institutions ensure adequate “scope time”, very reasonable call policies, and ample study and research opportunities. Our aim is to fully prepare residents for competent practice in anatomic and clinical pathology.

Please visit the links to our resident profiles, their accomplishments, and the background and research interests of our faculty members to learn more about our vibrant program. If you need any additional information, please contact our Residency Coordinator, Michelle Burnham by calling (813) 396-2515.