Pathology (PATHOLOGY)

PATHOLOGY 140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Completion of core clerkships. Third or Fourth year standing.

Restrictions: None

Pathology 140.02 provides an elective opportunity for students to explore Pathology outside the traditional Pathology elective format. Rotations in off-campus hospitals within the UC system or at another institutions fit into this category. Students will learn diagnostic pathology skills pertinent to their field of interest in general or sub-specialty fields of Anatomic Pathology.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Pathology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

PATHOLOGY 150.03  Surgical & Autopsy Pathology  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Raga RamachandranRaga Ramachandran also teaches: PATHOLOGY 150.05

Prerequisite(s): Consent of faculty member in charge of students research project and approval of Dr. Raga Ramachandran elective director.

Restrictions: Completion of 3rd year clerkships.

Under supervision, students will complete one autopsy and work-up surgical/cytology specimens. Student-oriented seminars will address subspecialties (e.g., dermatopath, neuropath, renal pathology) and basic science research in pathology. The rotation may be tailored to the special interests of particular students.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Pathology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

PATHOLOGY 150.05  Research in Pathology  (2-18 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Raga RamachandranRaga Ramachandran also teaches: PATHOLOGY 150.03

Prerequisite(s): Consent of faculty member in charge of students research project and approval of Raga Ramachandran director.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Independent Study

Student continue previously initiated research projects under the guidance of faculty members.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Pathology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

PATHOLOGY 198  Supervised Study  (2.5-5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Laboratory, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Project, Web work

Pathology 198 allows MS4s to design and pursue in-depth study or a project with faculty supervision within a specific area of interest in pathology. It reinforces self-directed study, an important component of the lifelong learning expected from a physician. Please see http://meded.ucsf.edu/mse/supervised-study-approval-form for additional background information, including the types of projects that are suitable for this course.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Pathology
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No