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Pathology & Cell Biology

Pathology and Cell Biology

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 do not have a cut off score for step I or II. 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.
Recommend at a minimum 3 recent letters of reference.
J1 visas are accepted in our program.
H1-B visas are not sponsored in our program.
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 three PGY-1 positions available.
ACGME has approved up to 14 residents in training in our program; 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.

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is a primary teaching site for our training program. Moffitt also offers ACGME and non ACGME accredited fellowship programs.  A list of their fellowship programs can be viewed on their website at Pathology Fellowships | Moffitt | Moffitt.