Department of Pathology & Immunology

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Pathology Residency

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DeBakey Veterans Building

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center is one of the largest Veterans hospital in the country. The hospital began its life in the waning days of World War II.

AP Rotations

  • ~ 16 000 specimens including GI, GU, Dermatopathology, lungs and many more
  • Three days cycle: Grossing & Frozens – Sign out one – Sign out two
  • Weekly tumor boards

Cytology Rotation

  • ~ 6000 specimens including urine, thyroid, lung cytology and pap smears
  • One resident at a time
  • Frequent superficial FNAs

CP Rotations

  • Blood bank/Hematopathology and Chemistry

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