MD Anderson's Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is an integral bridge between clinical care and basic science processing 11.5 million technical and 733,000 professional billables per year. Comprised of three clinical departments and one research department the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine serves MD Anderson patients, Outreach and Physician Network patients and clinical staff. As part of MD Anderson's ongoing commitment to education, our institution welcomes clinicians and researchers employed at other academic and health care institutions to come watch and listen to our experts in action.
Observer Opportunities in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Interested in observing our experts in Pathology/Laboratory Medicine? Take a look at some of the educational opportunities available in this specialty. Please review our eligibility criteria before applying to one of the programs listed below.
The Hematopathology Observer Program in the department of Hematopathology is accepting observers interested in enhancing their learning and exposure to the Hematopathology field. The observers will participate in daily case sign-outs and educational conferences with clinical fellows. Observers will watch and listen with no patient contact and no active participation in clinical activities. The overall educational goal is to gain knowledge about the distinct hematolymphoid neoplasms and understand basic concepts of morphology and immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, cytogenetic and molecular testing that may aid in the differential diagnoses of hematopathology cases.
Type of Observer Experience
Clinical and Research/Laboratory
Observers will engage in the following:
- Daily case sign-out on different hematopathology services
- Educational lectures including faculty didactics and fellow WHO presentations
- Educational conferences such as lymphoma and leukemia unkown conferences
- Lymphoma work-up and/or frozen consultation
A personal statement must be submitted in addition to the application.
All professional applicants are subject to pay an Education & Training administrative fee. Please refer to the main Observer Programs page for more information about the fees and the institution’s application process.
To apply for the Hematopathology Observer Program, please fill out the corresponding Observer Inquiry Form.