Frequently Asked Questions – Pathology Shadow Program

  1. Applications are accepted twice a year; March and April; September - November. Any applications sent before or after these times will not be considered.

  2. Due to HIPAA and patient privacy laws, shadowing is not allowed in patient care areas.

  3. The Pathology Shadow Program is not a paid program.

  4. The Pathology Shadow Program does not offer benefits.

  5. Housing will not be provided.

  6. The length of the Pathology Shadow program varies, but is approximately a four hour shadowing experience.

  7. Currently enrolled college students and a minimum of 18 years of age can enroll.

  8. Yes; anyone enrolled in college in good academic standing should apply regardless of major.

  9. Chemistry, blood bank and hematology laboratories are the areas currently shadowed.