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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Pathology
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Advanced Training for Residents and Fellows

Our residency and fellowship programs function within the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and are primarily based at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, which is consistently ranked as the top hospital in Illinois and in the top 10 nationwide.

In conjunction with our laboratory staff, our faculty actively engage trainees to learn the essential elements of the science and practice of pathology in a setting that provides a large, diverse volume of clinical specimen types and an atmosphere of inquiry and discovery.

The three- or four-year, fully-accredited residency program within the Department of Pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine provides doctors with the environment and skills to excel in clinical service, research and leadership roles.

You can learn more about our offerings and the achievements of our trainees and faculty via this website and by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Anatomic Pathology

Three-year program that explores the specialties of surgical pathology, autopsy pathology, cytopathology and neuropathology.

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Clinical Pathology

Three-year program that explores the specialties of clinical chemistry, hematopathology, transfusion medicine, microbiology and molecular pathology.

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Combined Anatomic/Clinical Pathology

Four-year program that combines anatomic and clinical pathology training.

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Combined Anatomic/Neuropathology

Four-year program combining two year accelerated anatomic pathology residency with two year neuropathology fellowship training.
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Training and Research

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Application Process

The Pathology residency program accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service only. All applications are processed through the National Resident Matching Program.

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Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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