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PATH 304A. Clinical Pathology Laboratories (SUMC)

Open to Visitors

Courses      Clerkships

The purpose of this clerkship is to acquaint students with the activities of the clinical pathology laboratories, as well as to provide an opportunity for concentration in an area of clinical pathology according to the student's interest. This clerkship provides an excellent opportunity for an overview of the clinical laboratory's assays that are important for the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Rotations through hematology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, chemistry/immunology, biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, microbiology/virology, and molecular diagnostics are arranged according to the student's interest. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Kerry Keating prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to

Human Health and Disease or its equivalent at another institution. Must have passed part I of the boards.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for four weeks. Up to 4 students per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: H-1402; Time: 8:30 am.

Units 6       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Lawrence Tim Goodnough, M.D.

Other Faculty
T. Cowan, T. Cherry, J. Zehnder, N. Banaei, Y. Natkunam, B. Pinsky, R. Bowen, C. Ponder, J. Kurzer.

Kerry Keating (650-497-4852,


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