During clinical pathology call, the resident provides first call consultation and blood bank problem solving. While on-call, residents are supervised by a faculty member, who is available at all times, either via their office phone, pager, or home/cell phone. During the WVU rotation, calls are reviewed daily with a faculty member and at a weekly CP on-call conference.
No on-call duties outside of regular laboratory working hours are assigned to the resident at CAMC.
Due to the at-home nature of call, the call duties are constructed in the following fashion. The residents are on at-home/pager call every other week. The on-call periods lasts 1 week starting 7:00 a.m. on Friday.