Pathology Residency Training Program

Thank you for your interest in our pathology residency program. The Brandon Regional Hospital/ HCA West Florida consortium pathology program offers comprehensive training in all areas of pathology. The program offers a combined programs in anatomic (AP) and clinical pathology (CP) over four years of training. The program office extensive training in anatomic pathology (integrated surgical pathology and cytopathology) and draws upon the 17 hospital HC AS Florida division. The residency training program is centered to Brandon Regional Hospital a 425 bed referral hospital with a complex surgical case load and residency training programs in Internal Medicine, transitional year, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology emergency medicine.

Our residency faculty are board certified, with subspecialty the fellowship in the range of specialties (cytopathology, hematopathology, head and neck, dermatopathology, nephropathology). Residents are exposed case material from Brandon Regional Hospital and two additional community hospital sites (Largo Medical Center, Regional Medical Center at Bayonet Point) along with referral material from hospitals within the system. In addition to resources within the HCA West Florida division; residents will rotate at a Regional Medical examiner's office, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, and large regional reference laboratories with exposure to esoteric and cutting edge molecular diagnostics.

The curriculum for Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Training includes Anatomic pathology (including integrated surgical pathology and cytopathology, separate GYN cytology), Autopsy pathology (rotations in forensics and integrated into pediatrics), Dermatopathology, Pediatric Pathology, Hematology and Coagulation, Hematopathology, Clinical Chemistry and Immunology, Blood banking (including rotations at reference blood bank), Microbiology, Molecular/ Cytogenetics and Laboratory management. Additional elective rotations are also offered.