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Program Information

Observers are able to spend from a period of a few months to a full year participating in all the routine service and teaching activities of the department. Participation in research projects is encouraged. The candidate will have no clinical service duties, but will be welcome to observe the routine signout of cases, gross room and autopsy activities, and the activities of the other specialized labs. Candidates will be welcome to participate in the daily Peer Review Conference at the multi-headed scope, and to attend lectures and interdisciplinary conferences throughout the hospital and affiliates.

A stipend is not available for this position and the candidate must commit in writing to assume responsibility for funding their travel and living expenses for the duration of the rotation. The successful candidate must obtain a letter of support from their home institution/hospital and comply with all the requirements of the department and of our institution for such an activity.

Contact Us

Shannon Majewski, CMP, HMCC, CMM

Education Program Coordinator, CME & Student Observership Program

(414) 805-6976

Alexander J. Gallan, MD

Assistant Professor and Director, Student Observership Program

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Froedtert/Medical College Lab Building
FMCLB 239
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226-3522

Student Observership Program

This program is designed for individuals interested in exploring a career in pathology and learning more about the pathology training programs at Medical College of Wisconsin.

This program has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19-related issues. Please check back for updates, or contact the Coordinator to be added to a notification list.
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