Pathology Dual Master's Degree

Policy 1020.00

Policy Statement

The Pathology and Laboratory Science Department offers students who have completed the Clerkship Level a unique educational experience selected students are exposed to an enriching first-hand experience in pathology. The experience is a valuable opportunity to develop an appreciation of the pathogenesis and diagnosis of diseases, including multiple months of surgical pathology and autopsy.

A Master's degree in Pathology is awarded upon completion of the fellowship year. The final level of medical studies is deferred and the student joins the next graduating class. The student is enrolled in the graduate college during their leave of absence from the Larner College of Medicine. Tuition is paid for the fellows during the year so that they retain student benefits. A stipend is also paid to the fellows.

For more information contact the Pathology and Laboratory Science Department.

Applicability of the Policy

Clerkship and Advanced Integration Level Students

Related Larner College of Medicine Policies

Related University of Vermont Policies

Not Applicable

Related Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Standard(s)

  • 6.5 Elective Opportunities
  • 9.9 Student Advancement and Appeal Process


  • 7/16/2013 Policy Adopted/Affirmed [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 12/8/2015 Policy Revised [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 3/17/2020 Reformatted [Medical Curriculum Committee]

Policy Oversight

Associate/Assistant Dean for Students (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Department)

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