Department of Pathology

Department of Pathology Electives

Contact: Jean Chee, (808) 692-1130

1. ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY:
Coordinator: Peter Bryant-Greenwood, M.D.
Locations:
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women & Children, and The Queen’s Medical Center.

Objectives:

  1. Learn the role of the anatomic pathologist and other professional laboratory personnel so that the student will be able to utilize them effectively in clinical practice.
  2. Utilize individual autopsy and surgical cases as a learning
    experience. In addition, such cases will serve as a basis for
    student’s presentations to clinical and pathology conferences
    along with the pathology residents and staff.
 

Method:

Assist in the performance of autopsies, examination
of surgical pathology specimens, attend and participate in all
anatomic pathology working and training conferences. Rotate on
working schedule with staff and resident pathologists. No night
call or weekend duty.

Evaluation:

Each student’s performance will be assessed primarily by the pathology staff or resident tutors. They will assess the quality of participation. In view of limited time and scope of course, each student will be expected to attend all sessions. Each student will be given the opportunity to evaluate the elective.

2. CLINICAL PATHOLOGY:
Coordinator: Peter Bryant-Greenwood, M.D.
Locations:
Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center, The Queen’s Medical Center, Diagnostic Laboratory Services, and
Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women and Children.

Objectives:

  1. Learn the role of a clinical pathologist and other professional
    personnel including clinical chemists, clinical microbiologists,
    medical technologists and technicians so that the student will
    be able to utilize them effectively in clinical practice.
  2. Review and consult on individual cases in hematology, microbiology,
    chemistry, and immunology along with the pathology residents
    and staff. Such cases will be used for presentations to clinical
    and pathology conferences with the pathology residents and/or
    staff.

Method:

Rotate in clinical pathology sections including
hematology, clinical chemistry, blood bank, and microbiology sections; assist on all clinical laboratory consultations. Attend all clinical laboratory working and training conferences. Rotate on working schedule with staff and resident pathologists. No night call or weekend duty.

Evaluation:

Each student’s performance will be assessed primarily by pathology staff or resident tutors. They will assess the quality of participation. In view of limited time and scope of course, each student will be expected to attend all sessions. Each student will be given the opportunity to evaluate the elective.

Last revised: April 09, 2012