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Pathology (PATH)

School of Medicine

PATH 470 Immunopathology Seminar (1) Autoimmune diseases and transplantation immunity. Pre: consent.

PATH 499 Directed Research (V) Pathology of aging, nutrition, alcoholism, and immunology. Open to selected undergraduate students. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent.

PATH 512 Unit II Concurrent Elective (1) Elective course for first-year medical students. CR/NC only. Pre: BIOM 551 and consent.

PATH 515 Unit V Concurrent Elective (1) Elective course for second-year medical students. CR/NC only. Pre: BIOM 551 and consent.

PATH 525 Unit V Block Elective (V) Required elective for second-year medical students, objectives to be determined by contract. One option is a review of USMLE Part I. CR/NC only. Pre: BIOM 551.

PATH 541 Pathology Practicum (V) Required autopsy experience involving dissection and microscopic examination of tissues and detailed evaluation of disease process. CR/NC only. Pre: third- or fourth-year standing.

PATH 545 (Alpha) Unit VII Electives in Pathology (V) Individualized instruction in laboratory medicine for the practicing physician, clinical and anatomic pathology: (B) advanced topics in clinical immunology; (C) anatomic pathology; (D) clinical pathology; (E) pathologic aspects of aging, nutrition, and/or alcoholism; (F) extramural elective in pathology. Repeatable four times. CR/NC only. Pre: BIOM 555.

PATH 595 Introduction to Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (1) Provides an introduction to the practice of pathology and laboratory medicine and the role pathologists and the laboratory play in the diagnosis and management of disease. MD students only. CR/NC only. Pre: MDED 554 or consent. (Fall only)

PATH 599 Electives in Pathology (V) Individualized instruction in clinical and/or anatomic pathology. Third-year elective. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent.

PATH 699 Directed Research (V) In-depth study of pathology of aging, nutrition, alcoholism, and immunology. Open to medical students and selected graduate students. Repeatable unlimited times. Pre: consent.