Penrose Hospital

Program Information

Penrose Hospital offers an accredited four-year training program in combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. The Pathology Residency Program is a unique community-based program located along the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains and base of Pikes Peak.

Offering you possibilities beyond your medical education and training – Training occurs almost exclusively at Penrose Hospital. The 364-bed anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, provides secondary and tertiary medical-surgical services and specializes in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care, and physical rehabilitation.

The Penrose Cancer Center provides exposure to an increasing number of unusual cases seen in the Pathology Department. The Pathology Laboratory is located on the second floor of the hospital. The Department contains state-of-the-art equipment encompassing Flow Cytometry, an in-house Blood Bank Donor Center and Cytogenetics Laboratories. Modern facilities provide a pleasant work environment with dual resident rooms housing individual resident desks, computers and microscopes.

Pathology residents are exposed to a broad number of cases and play an active teaching role in several conferences, including tumor boards, monthly specialty conferences, and several resident-led conferences. We invite you to explore our program manual, interesting case report as well as meet our residents and faculty.