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