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Electives - Pathology
Elective Number: 2301
Rotation Supervisor: Dr. Robin LeGallo (office, Hospital Expansion, Room 3064)
Duration: 4 weeks
Available: all rotations
Report to: Dr. LeGallo
Place to Report: Hospital Expansion room 3064
Time to Report: 9:00 am
Typical day: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
A pager is required for this rotation but is not supplied by the department
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 1
Course Description: Working closely with the Pathology
residents, students will assist in the performance of autopsies. In
addition, students will participate in the gross and microscopic
review of the cases, and evaluate how these findings correlate with
the clinical features of each case. From this rotation, the student
should obtain an understanding of the role of the medical autopsy in
patient care and physician education.