Our Residency Program in Pathology currently has 12 active residents. Each year we accept three new PGY-1 residents through the National Residency Match Program. 

Applications are accepted only through ERAS.

Next Available positions begin: July 1, 2018
Application Deadline: October 15, 2017

Benefits & Salary

OHSU's GME website contains details of the benefits and salary packages offered to our residents. In addition, the department provides an educational allowance of $1,200 per year ($2,500 for chief resident), use of a laptop computer, and financial support for approved travel expenses when presenting at professional conferences. 

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Diversity Resources

OHSU Department of Pathology supports and fosters a workplace diverse in people and ideas. There are a variety of resources, online tools, and guides that highlight multicultural communities within the greater Portland area available through OHSU's Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

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Appointments to OHSU GME programs are based solely on the qualifications of the applicants, who must have an M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited school of medicine or osteopathy or an ECFMG certificate before beginning their training programs.

Residents are selected based on their preparedness, capabilities, accomplishments, academic credentials, and communication skills, as well as on personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. Competitive applicants must demonstrate an aptitude and passion for pathology.

Minimum score requirement: A minimum USMLE score of 210 is preferred.

Graduation cut-off: The most qualified candidates will have graduated medical school or practiced medicine within the last five years.

ECFMG requirement: Foreign medical school graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate prior to the July 1 program start date. USMLE step 1, step 2 CK, and step 2 CS scores should be available in ERAS no later than February 1.

OHSU's programs do not discriminate with regard to gender, race, age, sexual orientation, religious preference, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status.