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Pathology: A Career in Medicine Brochure

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Donna Stivers
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The Road to Becoming a Biomedical Physician Scientist in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Avrum I. Gotlieb, MDCM, FRCPC
published by the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) and the Intersociety Council for Pathology Information (ICPI)

Topics Include:

  • What is a Physician Scientist in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine?
  • Why Choose Academic Pathology and Laboratory Medicine?
  • Is a Physician Scientist Career for Me?
  • Choosing a Training Path (PhD followed by MD, MD/PhD, Physician Scientist
  • Training Programs, Post Residency Training)
  • Choosing a Program
  • Choosing a Supervisor
  • Searching for Your First Job
  • Launching your Physician Scientist Career
  • Tenure
  • Promotions and the First Ten Years
  • The Institutional Challenge to Train and Maintain Physician Scientists
  • Links and Resources