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Pathology Residency

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by drsean, Jun 5, 2002.

  1. drsean

    drsean Junior Member

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    Derry,NH
    Hi guys...Great forum!

    As a DO can you become a pathologist? If so, is it similar to MD residency matching? Does anyone want to become a pathologist?
    Thanks in advance!
     
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  3. mddo2b

    mddo2b STOP PAGING ME....PLEASE! 7+ Year Member

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    I just graduated from NYCOM in May....5 of my classmates matched in Pathology, 4 in allopathic programs and 1 in an osteopathic program. To be honest, I don't know how competitive a field pathology is, but if you do well on the boards, you should'nt have a problem in either match <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />
     
  4. DrMom

    DrMom Official Mom of SDN Physician Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

    I know that this has been said before on other threads, but it deserves a repeating.

    As a D.O., you can go into whatever specialty you would like as long as your grades and boards are competitive for that field.
     
  5. Whisker Barrel Cortex

    Whisker Barrel Cortex 1K Member 10+ Year Member

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    Pathology is a wide open field right now and you should have no problem finding a great residency spot in an allopathic program with a DO degree. Good luck.
     

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