The AP/CP residency program is fully integrated. The Department strives to achieve an optimal balance between service and education. Rotations are primarily at UC Davis Medical Center with other core rotations at the VA Northern California Health Care System at Mather Field. Residents have the flexibility of creating their own schedules. The curriculum is as follows:

Anatomic Pathology – 25.5 months

Clinical Pathology – 18.5 months

Electives – 4 months

Residents have a total of 4 electives months (inclusive of the 1 CP elective as described above under CP Rotations). 

For questions regarding the Residency Program, please contact Residency Coordinator, Anna G. Schmidt, at 916-734-3331 or via email at

Observership Opportunities

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