Orientation for New Medical Students
COURSES AVAILABLE TO MEDICAL STUDENTS

IN THE SOPHOMORE YEAR
SOPHOMORE PATHOLOGY COURSE

    • is required of all students
    • is designed to provide a suitable background in pathology for further studies in medicine, to bridge the basic science and clinical disciplines, and to provide a vocabulary of disease as well as a basic understanding of the responses of cells and organ systems to disease processes
    • is also designed to provide knowledge of the principal disorders of each organ system and to facilitate a reasoned approach to the use of diagnostic laboratory testing

MPAT 601 PATHOLOGY HONORS ELECTIVE

    • is offered to students during the second and third quarters of the regular sophomore pathology course
    • consists of a group of hospital experiences which supplement the regular laboratory sessions of the course
    • provides an enhanced opportunity to integrate the learning of pathology with its application to the practice of medicine

SPECIAL PATHOLOGY STUDY GROUP

    • is open to all interested students enrolled in the regular sophomore pathology course
    • is conducted on-site at CMS
    • consists of a series of microscopic slide review sessions led by one of our hospital-based faculty

IN THE SENIOR YEAR 
ELECTIVE CLERKSHIPS IN PATHOLOGY

    • open to all students
    • provide an in-depth exposure to the practice of pathology as a medical specialty

ELECTIVE FORENSIC PATHOLOGY CLERKSHIP

    • provides an in-depth exposure to the practice of pathology in the investigation of death from trauma and maladventure


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