Daily Duties and Responsibilities

Research any chemical pathology questions that are posed to the laboratory and review with attending pathologist. This includes communicating with the Technical Supervisors of the Chemistry and Immunology labs on a daily basis (all PGY levels).

Review all Protein Electrophoresis and Immunofixation scans in advance of their signout. Record your interpretation and then review findings with the pathologist responsible for the final interpretations (all PGY levels).

For any medical renal biopsies, go on-site with the nephrologists to collect and evaluate adequacy of the specimen, perform the initial immunofluorescence microscopy evaluation, and review the light microscopy sections, when available, with the faculty pathologist assigned. Serve as liaison between the pathology and nephrology services for renal biopsy evaluations (all PGY levels).