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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, Endeavor-NorthShore Health offers two-week observerships in our Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Evanston Hospital. 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

Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will only be accepted between April 1 and May 17, 2024.

Applicants are expected to provide:

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