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Pathology Observerships

For individuals looking to gain experience in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology in anticipation of applying for a pathology residency, NorthShore offers two-week observerships in our Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. A typical observer would spend time in multiple areas to get as broad of an exposure as possible to the rotations pathology residents complete, including surgical pathology, autopsy pathology, microbiology, blood bank and others.


Applicants must hold an MD or DO degree (or foreign equivalent with ECFMG certification) and be planning to apply for a residency in Pathology in the next application cycle.

Application Process

The application period for the 2023-24 academic year is currently closed, and will re-open in the spring.

Applicants are expected to provide:

Please submit all documents electronically to the program manager Kate Seyfarth at