Consultant to Other Physicians

Residents have the responsibility, under faculty supervision, of discussing the interpretive consultative reports on cytogenetics cases with appropriate members of the clinical staff. Through their discussions with the clinical team members, the residents have the opportunity to directly impact patient care. Other departments on the WVUH campus, with ACGME approved post graduate training programs include, but are not limited to the following: Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Radiology, Surgery, and Urology.

During the rotation the residents are exposed to laboratory correlation studies. These will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Correlation of diagnosis with chromosome abnormality.
  • Correlation of ancillary studies with cytogenetic and molecular studies in the work-up of lymphomas and hematologic disorders.