Ascension St. John Hospital Molecular Pathology

Pathology residents receive training in molecular pathology during their one 4-week block rotation under the supervision of Drs. Higgins, Briski and Aslakson. The resident becomes knowledgeable by reading assignments, reviewing procedures, observation in the laboratory and discussion with technicians and pathologists in the performance and the interpretation of procedures. The resident is provided with all didactic material including basic concepts of molecular pathology and clinical applications. 

Duration: One four-week block to include, 2 weeks incorporated into Cytogenetics, and 2 weeks incorpoarted into Microbiology.

Goals and Objectives: The resident will acquire understanding and develop basic competence in the theory, procedures, clinical applicaiton, and interpretation of molecular biology techniques.