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Baptist Health System Program

Matthew V Sheffield, MD Grandview Medical Center Dept of Pathology 3690 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL 35243

Tel: (205) 971-5052 Fax: (205) 971-3736


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency Program[]

Program name:      Brookwood Baptist Health - AL

Program Director:  Dr. Matthew Sheffield

Number of residents (per year / total):            2/8 total

Visas sponsored?   depends on which type

Pros:   Small program, excellent one-on-one time signing out with attendings while on AP. Great laboratory staff who encourage involvement in CP learning/activities.

Cons: No fellowships.

Average work hours on surgical path?           8-10hrs./day; 40-50 hrs./wk

Are you allowed to do external rotations? Yes

Do you feel you have:

·         Adequate preview time? Yes

·         Adequate reading time? Yes

·         Adequate support staff (PA’s, Secretarial, etc…)? Yes

·         Adequate AP Teaching? Yes

·         Adequate CP Teaching? Yes

·         Graduated responsibilities? Yes

Fellowship Programs offered? Please list.        No

CAP Standardized Fellowship Application Accepted? n/a

Additional benefits to trainees (Book Fund, Travel Fund, Other resources):     Book fund & travel funds are great. Attendings encourage participation at national conferences & medical education allows funding for us to do so.          


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