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Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
70112-2699
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389
Email tulpath@tulane.edu

Medical Student Education


Mechanisms of Diseases Course

The goals of the Mechanisms of Diseases Course are to develop an understanding of the causes and mechanisms of disease and the associated alterations of structure and function and to develop skills of observation, interpretation, and integration needed to analyze human disease. When provided with the clinical history, the anatomical lesions, and the laboratory data of a patient, to determine the most likely diagnosis and explain the pathogenesis of the disease.

 

Electives in Pathology

Electives in Pathology provide students an excellent opportunity of broadening their knowledge of medicine and determining their level of interest in the specialty. The electives are designed to give students direct knowledge of the central role pathology plays in the diagnosis of diseases, which are valuable for students going into almost any clinical specialty. Both general and sub-specialty electives in Pathology are available.

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224 tulpath@tulane.edu