PATH 797 - Independent Study Elective (Special Topics)


Credits: 5 Credits


Program Directors:

  • Individual Pathology Faculty



  • Limited to students enrolled in The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. 
  • Offered to students in Year IV only.  
  • Arrangements with individual faculty members must be made in advance of registration.



Maximum Number of Students:



When Offered:

All rotations


Length Of Course:

1 month



Medical Students will work with an individual faculty member in a Pathology subspecialty area of interest, such as Cytopathology, Advanced Surgical Pathology II (should have taken PATH 770 first), Neuropathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Dermatopathology, Virology, Blood Banking, or Molecular Diagnostics. Rotation will expose the student to routine diagnostic cases as well as to special projects.