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NYU Langone Medical Center
522 First Avenue, SRB 301C
New York, NY 10016


Adrienne Fabiano
Residency and Clinical Fellowship Programs Coordinator
Email: adrienne.fabiano@nyumc.org
Phone: (212) 263 5376
Fax: (212) 263 9845


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

Michael A. Bannan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology
Residency Training Program MSB 555
550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Email:Michael.Bannan@nyumc.org
Phone: (212) 263 5470
Fax: (212) 263 7916

Number of residents (per year / total): 6-8, 25-28

Average work hours on surg path? 10-11 hr/day

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

  • Yes but need to be approved by university committee

Comment 1:

Pros: Residents at NYUMC rotate through three different hospitals: NYU Langone Medical Center (private), Bellevue Hospital Center (government), and the Manhattan VA. This provides exposure to three different patient demographics and vastly different pathology. These rotations are also structured so that residents have graduated responsibilities as they progress through residency.

NYUMC residents' salaries are the second highest in NY. Residents also recieve a good health insurance and benefits package, including conference travel funds and book funds.

The attendings at NYU are not only excellent pathologists, but great colleagues as well.

Cons: Currently there are no designated residents desk space. However, the department is undergoing renovation and improvements. Residents have only three months of elective time.


Comment 2:

Quoted from studentdoctor.net. Posted by PathMD2010 on 10-19-2010:

(Regarding residency interviews)

"...I interviewed there last year. It actually was a pretty good interview! You do meet with each interviewer individually and without interruptions.
"You meet with EVERYONE in the morning for a breakfast and presentation, then split into two groups: one group does interviews 1 on 1 round robin style; the other group goes for a tour and chills with residents. Then join for lunch together, switch, and then wine and cheese party!
"The pros to it: you get to meet other people on the interview trail, its on a Sat so no interruptions, and they only hold about 4 days of interviews so no interview fatigue from the school's side.
"The cons: they meet 20-25 people in a day so it may be harder to stand out, you don't get to see daily workings by the residents (though last year they did give an open invite to come by and see), and the group with the residents is quite large. Also, hard to reschedule because they hold such few dates.
"I really was impressed by the program overall." [1]

Comment 3:

(Posted May 2011)


Pros:

  • AP variety of cases, excellent teaching, private and city hospital settings
  • Volume and variety (private, community, and VA hospital)

Cons:

  • CP is not as strong as AP
  • Bad ancillary support, overgrossing requirement

Do you feel you have: Adequate preview time?

  • Most of time
  • Not always

Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)?

  • No

Adequate AP Teaching?

  • Yes
  • Borderline, needs more structure

Adequate CP Teaching?

  • Not enough
  • Not really, needs way more structure

Comment (Posted September 2012)

Residency Program Name: NYU

Residency Program Director: Michael Bannon, MD

Number of residents (per year / total):

6/yr

Visas Sponsored:

     

Pros:

Coached during first month of residency; autopsies supervised by senior resident for first half of first year, 3 day rotation (gross-preview-signouts) during first year; subspeciality signout second year.

Cons:

Lack of support staff at public hospital

Average work hours on surgical path?

60-70/wk

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

Yes, but must apply through GME in semi-competitive process

Famous Faculty:

Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time? Yes, especially 1st year

Adequate support staff (P.A.’s, secretarial, etc.)? Support staff is lacking at the public hospital but sufficient at University hospital

Adequate AP Teaching? Yes, we have didactic lecture every day from 8-9am and a dedicated signout day in first year.

Adequate CP Teaching? I have not rotated yet

Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list: GU; OB/Gyn; hemepath; cytopath; neuropath

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? ?

Comment (Posted 3/26/2013)

Program name:      NYU Langone Medical Center

Program Director:  Dr. Michael Bannan

Number of residents (per year / total):            6-7/28

Visas sponsored?   ?

Pros:   Variety of cases; large volume; good research opportunities; great teaching; good personalities

Cons: Hard to balance work vs. learning sometimes; expensive cost of living

Average work hours on surgical path?           8-10/day

Are you allowed to do external rotations? Yes

Do you feel you have:

·         Adequate preview time? Yes

·         Adequate reading time? No

·         Adequate support staff (PA’s, Secretarial, etc…)? No - not enough PA's doing consistent work

·         Adequate AP Teaching? Yes

·         Adequate CP Teaching? No

·         Graduated responsibilities?      

Fellowship Programs offered? Please list.        Cytology, Urological AP, GYN, Hemepath, Bone & Soft Tissue

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?      

Additional benefits to trainees (Book Fund, Travel Fund, Other resources):     Book fund ($650/yr); travel fund $1500/residency; department funds $1300/yr for 1st author presenters

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 2

Dermatopathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 2 (one derm, one path)

Comment 1:

"NYU has two spots, one for path trained and one for derm trained..very competitive, and the path trained spot is not guaranteed for internal candidates." (quoted from caffeinegirl on studentdoctor.net)

Genitourinary FellowshipEdit

  • Positions per year: 1
  • New GU fellowship starting 2012, now accepting applications.



Hematopathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 2

Pros: The HP attendings are extremely eager to teach and the fellows have a significant amount of autonomy and ownership over their cases. There is good case variety as the HP fellows has access to not only the main NYU Langone Medical Center, but also cases from Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan VA. There is ample time and opportunity for fellows to become involved in research, both clinical and basic science. For those interested in academics, responsibilities also include teaching rotating medical students and residents.

Cons: None reported by the fellows.

Neuropathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 2

OB-GYN Pathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 1

Bone and Soft Tissue FellowshipEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?t=771259

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