Kim M Parker, MD Trinity Med Ctr Dept of Pathology 800 Montclair Rd Birmingham, AL 35213
Tel: (205) 592-5052 Fax: (205) 599-3736
Program name: Baptist Health System - AL
Program Director: Dr. Kim Parker
Number of residents (per year / total): 2/8 total
Visas sponsored? depends on which type
Pros: Small program, excellent one-on-one time signing out with attendings while on AP. Great laboratory staff who encourage involvement in CP learning/activities.
Cons: Needs more standardized didactic lectures, no fellowships.
Average work hours on surgical path? 8-10hrs./day; 40-50 hrs./wk
Are you allowed to do external rotations? Yes
Do you feel you have:
· Adequate preview time? Yes
· Adequate reading time? Yes
· Adequate support staff (PA’s, Secretarial, etc…)? Yes
· Adequate AP Teaching? Yes
· Adequate CP Teaching? Yes
· Graduated responsibilities? Yes
Fellowship Programs offered? Please list. No
CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? n/a
Additional benefits to trainees (Book Fund, Travel Fund, Other resources): Book fund & travel funds are great. Attendings encourage participation at national conferences & medical education allows funding for us to do so.
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