Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency (Minnesota)
The four-year anatomic and clinical pathology (AP/CP) and three-year anatomic pathology only (AP only) training programs at Mayo Clinic in Rochester offer unparalleled training in anatomic and clinical pathology for a successful career in private practice or academic pathology. The residency program appoints five residents per year to the AP/CP program and one per year to the AP only program. For those interested in devoted time for basic, translational or clinical research, a research track is available that offers an additional funded year of training dedicated to research. One trainee per year is appointed to this track. A Clinician-Investigator Training Program (CITP) and a Ph.D., Master's degree or postdoctoral certificate in Clinical and Translational Science are also available.
Some of the highlights of training in our program include:
- Access to material received through our highly active surgical pathology consult practice (over 60,000 expert consultations per year).
- Access to laboratory specimens received through our rapidly growing national reference laboratory.
- Access to the consultative expertise and cutting edge technologies required to evaluate those specimens.
- Small residency class size (24 total residents) relative to faculty size (52 AP faculty, 58 CP faculty)
- Extensive curriculum of lectures, conferences, journal clubs and seminars.
- Intensive training in the unique Mayo frozen section laboratory. The frozen section method was developed at Mayo and has been successfully utilized ever since. Learn more about our frozen section laboratory through the rotation description and FAQ links.
- Unique, multiple all-day seminar series in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology "Leadership and Management Course". Mayo Clinic is committed to training future leaders in medicine and has worked with our department to develop a revolutionary curriculum in leadership and management specifically for pathology residents and fellows.
- Numerous fellowship training programs offered in the department.
- Elective rotations in Mayo Clinic Arizona and Mayo Clinic Florida.
Each year, the division of anatomic pathology evaluates over 110,000 surgical and consult specimens, and performs over 500 autopsies. The annual cytopathology workload is over 60,000 specimens per year. Over 13,000,000 laboratory tests are performed in the Mayo Clinic laboratories annually.
This residency program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
After completing the Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program or Anatomic Pathology Residency Program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, you will be eligible to take the certification examination offered by the American Board of Pathology (ABP).