Scott & White
2401 S. 31st St.
Temple, TX 76508

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

The Scott & White/ Texas A&M Pathology Residency program is located in Temple, Texas and has 12 AP/CP residents, 1 cytopathology fellow, 1 hematopathology fellow, and a surgical pathology fellow. Temple is located in central Texas about 1 hour north of Austin and 2 hours south of Dallas. Temple is part of the Temple-Belton-Killeen metropolitan area with a population of about 350,000. Scott & White is a large integrated group practice employing about 900 physicians and spanning essentially all of central Texas.

Comment 1: 3/26/2013Edit

Program name:      Texas A & M College of Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital

Program Director:  Arundhati Rao, MD

Number of residents (per year / total):            3/12

Visas sponsored?   J1 only

Pros:   Large surgical volume; strong CP program

Average work hours on surgical path?           8am - 5pm

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:  Cytology, Surgical Path, Hemotopathology

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?      

Additional benefits to trainees (Book Fund, Travel Fund, Other resources):  Book fund, Travel fund for accepted posters / presentations.

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Hematopathology FellowshipEdit

The fellowship is one year in length. The primary rotation is hematology, where the duties include signing out bone marrow biopsy specimens. Scott & White receives over 600 bone marrow specimens per year. Other rotations include cytogenetics, molecular, coagulation, and flow cytometry. Unique to the program, there are also 2-3 months of surgical pathology rotations, which serve to increase exposure to lymph node specimens, but also to maintain general surgical pathology skills. Additional duties of the fellow include participation in a weekly leukemia/lymphoma tumor board and periodic teaching conferences for the residents.

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