Medical School Clerkship

Multiple month-long pathology rotations are available for HMS students and non-HMS students. For information about enrolling for these courses, please visit the website of the Harvard Medical School Office of the Registrar. Non-HMS students can apply through the HMS Exchange Clerkship Program. The Visiting Clerkship Program (VCP), sponsored by the Minority Faculty Development Program of the Harvard Medical School (HMS) Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, provides support for fourth-year and qualified third-year medical students from groups underrepresented in medicine (African-American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian/Alaska Native) to participate in the HMS Exchange Clerkship Program. For further information about the Visiting Clerkship Program or to receive an application, please contact the Visiting Clerkship Program Coordinator at 617-432-4422 or

  • Anatomic Pathology-oriented Clinical Clerkship in Pathology (PA501.23); see description below
  • Gynecologic Pathology (PA504.23)
  • Clinical Clerkship in Neuropathology (PA506.23)
  • Clinical Laboratory Medicine (PA511M.J)

Clinical Clerkship in Pathology (PA501.23)

You will be contacted by the AP Chief Resident and the BWH Pathology Clerkship Coordinator several weeks before your rotation begins. They will facilitate your on-boarding and will provide additional information (e.g. directions to the department, where to go on the first day, schedule). If you have any questions prior to beginning your rotation, please contact the AP Chief Resident (617-732-5700, pager #11661), or the Clerkship Director Dr. Fei Dong (

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