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Elective Chair Dr. Chantal Bernard Email chantal [dot] bernard [at] muhc [dot] mcgill [dot] ca
Coordinator PathologyTeaching Office Telephone (514) 934-1934 ext. 32929
E-mail Pathologyteaching [dot] med [at] mcgill [dot] ca

NOTE:  For Pathology electives at the MUHC (MGH only) and SMH, JGH please submit the online placement form to Pathologyteaching [dot] med [at] mcgill [dot] ca.

Anatomical Pathology

This elective is structured to acquaint students with disease processes by the study of surgical pathology and autopsy material and to correlate the clinical and pathological abnormalities, and to better understand the roles of Pathologists within clinical settings. Participation in teaching conferences on Monday mornings is encouraged. The number of students which can be accommodated is variable depending upon the space and staff availability.

MUHC (MGH) Dr. C. Bernard 514-412-4495
St. Mary's Hospital Dr. K. Bakdounes (514) 345-3511, Ext. 3732
Jewish General Hospital Dr. O. Aleynikova (514) 340-8274

Clinical and Anatomical Pathology

This elective is offered in a smaller community hospital where it is possible for students to work in the hematology, microbiology or clinical chemistry laboratories and to correlate clinical observations with laboratory findings. This program can be combined with Anatomical Pathology and sometimes with Medicine and Surgery:

St. Mary's Hospital

Dr. J. St. Cyr
Dr. I Roy

(514) 345-3511, Ext. 3076
(514) 345-3511, Ext. 3731


Research electives in a wide range of topics are available in the Department of Pathology. Interested students should contact the Elective Chair, Dr. A. Spatz, alan [dot] spatz [at] mcgill [dot] ca, at the Jewish General Hospital for more details.