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 responsiveness to the needs of patients and society with prompt response to calls from the cytopathology lab when on-call, and accountability for this. First and second year residents should call the attending for guidance. Third and fourth year residents should be able to handle problems in an independent fashion, calling for guidance only when they deem it necessary.
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.
West Virginia University
School of Medicine
1 Medical Center Drive
P.O. Box 9100
Morgantown, WV 26506-9600