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UTHSCSA Dept. of Pathology
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
Tel. (210) 567-6731
hegarty@uthscsa.edu



Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency ProgramEdit

Program Director: Kristin Fiebelkorn, M.D.,  fiebelkorn@uthscsa.edu

Asst. Program Director:  Nicole Riddle, M.D., riddlen@uthscsa.edu

Number of residents (per year / total):

  • ~4/year – 16 total

Average work hours on surg path?

  • 60

Are you allowed to do external rotations?

  • Yes


Comment 1

(Posted June 2011)

Pros:

  • Close-knit, mid-size program with great camaraderie; 3-day surg path schedule (one full preview day)

Cons:

  • Number of presentations

Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time?

  • Yes – we have a set preview day

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

  • Could use another histotech or two, but otherwise, yes

Adequate AP Teaching?

  • We get adequate teaching, but I wish that we could substitute more for the resident presentation

Adequate CP Teaching?

  • Yes, but same situation as AP


Comment 2 (Posted March 2012)

Residency Program Name: UTHSCSA

Residency Program Director:


  • Kristin Fiebelkorn


Number of residents (per year / total):


  • 16 Total


  • 3-5/yr


Visas Sponsored:



Pros:


  • Close-knit group


Cons:


  • Lots of presentations


Average work hours on surg path?


  • UH 65-70 (Seems a bit high from what I'm used to)


  • VA 45-60


Are you allowed to do external rotations?


  • Yes


Famous Faculty:


  • (Not really famous, but well known around the Pathology Circles, Marsha Kinney, Frank Sharkey, Phil Valente, and Robert Reddick)


Do you feel you have:

Adequate preview time?


  • Full preview day at both UH & VA


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


  • We have a PA since July 2012 who splits the cases with resident


Adequate AP Teaching?


  • Yes


Adequate CP Teaching?


  • Yes


Are Fellowship Programs Offered? Please list:


  • Surg Path (x2), Cyto, Heme (x2), Blood Bank/TM, Forensics


CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted?


  • Yes

Cytopathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 1

Hematopathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 2

Transfusion Medicine FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 1

Surgical Pathology FellowshipEdit

Positions per year: 2

Forensic Pathology FellowshipEdit

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