Residents participate in the instruction of medical students at Icahn School of Medicine through participation in the major pathology courses and student electives in the department. Residents are the primary faculty in the student laboratories and supervise students on pathology clerkships.
A variety of research opportunities are available for residents in the department; varying from clinical research to basic science.
Clinical research opportunities are available in the areas of flow cytometry.( J. Strauchen), gynecologic pathology (L. Deligdisch), liver pathology (S. Thung), bone pathology and lymphoid pathology ( J. Strauchen), molecular pathology (D. Zhang), gastrointestinal pathology (N. Harpaz), genitourinary pathology (P. Unger).
Basic research opportunities are available in the areas of morphometry (J. Gil) molecular biology (E. Johnson, T. Fasy), developmental pathology (S. Kohtz), and neuropathology (D. Perl), HIV (S. Morgello).
A scholarly activity (case study, review or laboratory research) is a requirement for completing the program.