University of California (San Francisco) Program

Patrick A Treseler, MD, PhD UCSF Med Ctr Dept of Pathology Box 0102 505 Parnassus Ave San Francisco, CA 94143-0102

Tel: (415) 514-1641 Fax: (415) 353-1200


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology ResidencyEdit

Number of residents (per year / total):

  • 13 per year / 34 total


  • Excellent didactics, great AP experience (one of the top 5 programs), lots of research funding (e.g. almost all residents go to USCAP), rotate at multiple hospitals and practice environments (including San Fran VAMC, San Fran General Hospital, Moffitt/Long Hospital, new woman and childrens hospital at Mission Bay in 2015), friendly environment (Virchow rounds every Friday at 5 pm which is basically a happy hour with free food and wine), great benefits (housing stipend from University and department increases salary by $12K, book fund is $1 500).


  • Multiple sites creates some division, but shuttle service is free and tend to stay at one site for entire rotation (e.g. one month)

Average work hours on surg path?

  • 60 hrs/week

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

  • Yes.

Famous Faculty:

  • Abul Abbas, Linda Ferrell, Arie Perry, Britt-Marie Ljung, Richard Jordan, Andrew Horvai

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.

Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list:

  • Many: Neuro, GI/Liver, Gyn, Cytology, Dermpath, Surg Path, Hemepath, Clinical Chemistry, Transfusion, Molecular.

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?

  • Yes, depends on fellowship.

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?

  • Unknown.

Post-Sophomore Fellowship (Medical Students)

Clinical Chemistry FellowshipEdit

Cytology FellowshipEdit

Dermatopathology FellowshipEdit

Dermatopathology Visiting FellowshipEdit

Hematopathology FellowshipEdit

Molecular Genetic Pathology FellowshipEdit

Neuropathology FellowshipEdit

Liver and GI Pathology FellowshipEdit

Surgical Pathology FellowshipEdit

Transfusion Medicine FellowshipEdit