University of North Carolina
Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
CB# 7525, Brinkhous-Bullitt Bldg.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7525

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

Yara A. Park, MD
Director of Residency Program

Program Coordinator: Michelle Hewlings

Office: 984-974-9132

Comment 1:

(Posted: 4/12/12)

Residency Program Name: UNC Chapel Hill

Residency Program Director:

  • Yara A. Park, MD

Number of residents (per year / total):

  • 4/16

Visas Sponsored:

  • J1


  • Medium-sized program with >25,000 surgicals, great variety of cases, strengths in hemepath, microbiology and transfusion.


  • N/A.

Average work hours on surg path?

  • 40-50.

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

  • Yes, paid.

Famous Faculty:

  • J. Charles Jennette MD

Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time?

  • Yes; 2 day TAT for bigs and PGY1-2 preview all big cases, PGY3-4 sign out stack.

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

  • Yes; 3 surg path/gross room PAs, 1 FS PA, 1 autopsy PA

Adequate AP Teaching?

  • Yes, PGY1-2 sign-out at scope, PGY3-4 with supervision/discuss complicated cases.

Adequate CP Teaching?

  • Strengths in hemepath, micro and BB/transfusion.

Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list:

  • Surg path (2), cytology (2), hemepath (1), forensics (1), molecular (1), clinical chem (1), transfusion (1), micro (1).

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?

  • Yes.

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?

  • Yes.

Clinical Chemistry FellowshipEdit

Clinical Cytogenetics FellowshipEdit

Clinical Microbiology FellowshipEdit

Clinical Molecular Genetics FellowshipEdit

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Environmental Pathology FellowshipEdit

Experimental Pathology FellowshipEdit

Forensic Pathology FellowshipEdit

Hematopathology FellowshipEdit

Molecular Genetic Pathology FellowshipEdit

Nephropathology FellowshipEdit

Neuropathology FellowshipEdit

Surgical Pathology FellowshipEdit

Transfusion Medicine FellowshipEdit