Residents must demonstrate a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population. Residents are expected to:

  • Demonstrate respect, compassion, and integrity; a prompt response to calls from the specimen processing lab regarding specimens and specimen requirements.
  • Exhibit a commitment to excellence and on-going professional development by utilizing the study materials within the department including the slide file, the image database, and books and journals for their own professional advancement.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to ethical principles pertaining to provision of pathology services, confidentiality of patient information, informed consent, and business practices
  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior with the faculty, clinicians, their peers, and the administrative, technical and clerical staff of the hospital.


  • Rotation evaluation
  • 360o evaluation
  • Global evaluation