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George Washington University Program

The George Washington University Hospital

  • 371 beds
  • 17,016 inpatient admissions
  • 86,414 outpatient visits a year
  • The emergency department is a Level I Trauma Center seeing 71,242 patients a year.
  • Over 810 physicians on the hospital medical staff
  • Nursing staff of over 713
    *Statistics are based on 2010.

George Washington Univ Med Ctr Ross Hall Rm 502 2300 Eye St NW Washington, DC 20037

Tel: (202) 994 3391 Fax: (202) 994 2618

E-mail: dkarcher@mfa.gwu.edu

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

Program DirectorEdit

  • Elsie Lee, M.D.

Other Notable FacultyEdit

  • Dr. Donald Karcher
  • Dr. Louis DePalma
  • Dr. John Keiser
  • Dr. Sana Tabbara
  • Dr. Robert Jones
  • Dr. Arnold Schwartz
  • Dr. Patricia Latham
  • Dr. Michael Stamatakos
  • Dr. Katy Rezaei
  • Dr. Lysandra Voltaggio
  • Dr. Samantha Easley
  • Dr. Alejandro Luina
  • Dr. Norris Nolan
  • Dr. Min-Ling Liu
  • Dr. Edina Paal
  • Dr. Robert Dufour
  • Dr. Jack Lichy
  • Dr. Edward Wong
  • Dr. Christine Reyes

Program InfoEdit

  • ACGME Accredited? Yes
  • Sponsors Visas? J-1 only
  • Allows External Electives? How many? Yes, 4 months
  • Number of residents (per year / total): 3-4/ year (15 total)
  • Vacation Time (annually): 3 weeks
  • Core rotations done at which hospitals? How many core rotations at each hospital?
  • GWU Hospital: 13 months Surgical pathology, 3 months Cytopathology, Autopsy assigned by a rolling roster over the full training period of each resident, 3 months Microbiology/ Serology/ Immunology, 4 months Hematopathology, 2 months Clinical Chemistry ( VAMC on Thursdays), 3 months Transfusion Service/ Coagulation, 1 month Molecular Diagnostics and Flow Cytometry,1 month Lab Management and Informatics ( GW and VAMC);
  • VAMC: 3 months Autopsy (with shared cytopathology and surgical pathology frozen section responsibilities) , 4 months Surgical Pathology (with dermatopathology component), 4 months Senior Clinical Pathology;
  • OCME, DC: 1 month Forensic Pathology,
  • CNMC: 1 month Pediatric Anatomic Pathology, 1 month Pediatric Clinical Pathology/ Lab Medicine
  • Average work hours on surg path? 80 hours/ week; 60-70 hrs/week
  • Are you allowed to do external rotations? Yes, during elective rotations
  • AP Call Schedule: Surg Path- 1 weekend/ month, FS resident covers night call that day until 9:30 pm, no after hours call when on surgicals
  • CP Call Schedule avg. 5 weeks/ year (5 pm to 8 am friday evening to friday morning- 1 week consecutive) combined with AP after hours call: autopsy (very rare), frozen sections and intraoperative consults (infrequent), CP calls light, manageable

Comment 1

  • Date Posted: 10/2011

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time? Yes
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes
  • Adequate AP Teaching? Yes
  • Adequate CP Teaching? Yes


Pros: Attendings very knowledgeable and friendly, four of months of electives, great location and good weather, rotate at GWU, VA, and CNMC (AP/CP Pediatrics) and Medical Examiner's

Cons: Little exposure to Gyn tumors and soft tissue tumors, medical kidney sent out ---- as of 10/19/14, seeing more gyn oncology and plans for renal and pancreas transplant service to begin Nov. 2014.

Comment 2

  • Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time? Yes
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes
  • Adequate AP Teaching? Yes
  • Adequate CP Teaching? Yes

Pros:

Cons:

Comment 3 (Posted September 2012)

Residency Program Name: GWU - George Washington University

Residency Program Director: Elsie Lee

Number of residents (per year / total):

15

Visas Sponsored:

     

Pros:

AP/CP - all 4 years; 3 sites: GWU, VA, Children's Regional Hospitals

Cons:

Average work hours on surgical path?

Varies according to workload, but start times range from around 7:30 to 10 am and days end by 9:30 (usually by 8 pm), with previewing rarely requiring more time

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

Yes

Famous Faculty:

Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time? Yes

Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes (3 PAs as of this year)

Adequate AP Teaching? Yes,  however it varies on surgical path depending on the cases distributed to the residents

Adequate CP Teaching? Yes

Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list: Surgical Path; Cytology

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? Not sure

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Fellowship Program DirectorEdit

  • Dr. Sana Tabbara

Other Notable FacultyEdit

  • Dr. Katayoon Rezaei
  • Dr. Stephanie Barak

Program InfoEdit

  • ACGME Accredited? Yes
  • Accepts CAP Standardized Application? Yes
  • Sponsors Visas? J-1 only
  • Length of program (1 or 2 years): 1 year
  • Number of fellows per year: 1
  • Vacation Time (annually): 3 weeks
  • Average work hours: 50 hours/ week
  • Call Schedule: 2 nights/ month and 1 weekend/ month

Comment 1Edit

Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time? Yes
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes
  • Adequate Teaching? Yes

Pros:

Cons:

Comment 2Edit

Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time?
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?
  • Adequate Teaching?

Pros:

Cons:

Comment 3Edit

Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time?
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?
  • Adequate Teaching?

Pros:

Cons:

Pediatric Pathology FellowshipEdit

Surgical Pathology FellowshipEdit

Fellowship Program DirectorEdit

  • Dr. Sana Tabbara

Other Notable FacultyEdit

Program InfoEdit

  • ACGME Accredited? No
  • Accepts CAP Standardized Application? Yes
  • Sponsors Visas? J-1 only
  • Length of program (1 or 2 years): 1 year
  • Number of fellows per year: 1
  • Vacation Time (annually): 3 weeks
  • Average work hours: 60 hours/week
  • Call Schedule: 2 nights/ month and 1 weekend/ month

Comment 1Edit

Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time? Yes
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Yes
  • Adequate Teaching? Yes

Pros:

Cons:

Comment 2Edit

Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time?
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?
  • Adequate Teaching?

Pros:

Cons:

Comment 3Edit

Date Posted:

Do you feel you have:

  • Adequate preview time?
  • Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?
  • Adequate Teaching?

Pros:

Cons:

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