A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of pathologists, to assist in the performance of autopsies, obtaining and preparing surgical specimens, preparing autopsy reports, and interacting with other clinicians, officials, and individuals. Includes instruction in anatomy; physiology; medical terminology; general, systemic, forensic, and pediatric pathology; autopsy procedures; surgical technique; medical photography; tissue preparation; record keeping and laboratory administration; interpersonal skills; and applicable standards and regulations.
|Rank||School Name||Students||% of Total||Total On-Campus Cost|
|1||Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science||30||9%||N/A|
|2||West Virginia University||14||0%||$18,375|
|4||Wayne State University||11||0%||$23,586|
|5||University of Maryland-Baltimore||10||1%||N/A|
This list indicates the number of students that completed the Pathology/Pathologist Assistant program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.