Application & Admission

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Residency Program accepts applications through the AAMC’s Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). For more information, visit AAMC’s Applying to Residencies with ERAS.

We review complete applications and extend interviews on a rolling basis. We do not use cut-off scores or dates; our preference is to consider the application in its entirety.

Compensation & Benefits

Base salaries for all trainees at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital are set by the Office of Graduate Medical Education according to PGY year. Optional health benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible spending and retirement plan enrollment are available to all trainees.

Residents in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine are granted the following additional benefits:

  • 15 days of paid time off
  • 5 days of paid Educational Leave
  • 5 days of paid Interview Leave during PGY3
  • 5 days of paid Board Leave during PGY4
  • Yearly stipend for books and educational supplies
  • Yearly stipend for travel for presentations and conferences
  • One time stipend for the OSLER course