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Pathology Observership Program

Program Information

This program is designed for medical students and medical graduates interested in exploring a career in pathology and learning more about the pathology training programs at Medical College of Wisconsin. Observers will spend one month participating in the routine service and teaching activities of the department, including attending sign out of cases, grossing, autopsies, and spending time in clinical pathology laboratories. Participants will be welcome to attend the daily Peer Review Conference at the multi-headed scope, and to attend lectures and interdisciplinary conferences throughout the hospital and affiliates.

Observership Program Policies & Procedures (PDF)

Observership Program Applicant Checklist (PDF)
Read first: Before proceeding with application, you will need to gather the indicated items and upload them where each is requested within the application.

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Online Application Available May 1, 2022

Observership applications will be accepted beginning May 1, 2022, with access to the online application beginning at 6:00 am CDT. The program will resume rotations beginning Thursday, September 1, 2022. All individuals who have expressed interest, previously applied, or previously been accepted into the program will be required to apply/reapply for consideration using the online application.

Observership Program Application

Contact Us

Shannon Majewski, CMP, CMM, HMCC, VEMM

Education Program Coordinator, CME & Student Observership Program

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