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For more information, please contact our program coordinator.

Email Josie Rivera

How to apply

  • ACGME#: 3001100001
  • NRMP#: 2232300CO

How to Apply

Welcome from our Program Director

The Pathology Residency Program at HCA Florida Westside Hospital/Northwest Hospital is part of the HCA Healthcare Graduate Medical Education network. HCA Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of quality, patient-centered care. We are also the leader in graduate medical education, all brought together by a single mission.

Program overview

The program offers combined programs in anatomic (AP) and clinical pathology (CP) over four years of training, including integrated surgical pathology and cytopathology, and draws upon a system with different hospitals and central CoreLab.

Our faculty are board certified with subspecialties in a range of fields including cytopathology, hematopathology, bone and soft tissue pathology, oncologic surgical pathology, and genito-urinary pathology.

Residents are exposed to case material from HCA FL Westside Hospital and HCA FL Northwest Hospital with additional referral material from all other hospitals within the East FL HCA system.

In addition to resources within the HCA Healthcare, residents will rotate at the Miami/Dade or Broward County Medical examiner's office, Children's Hospital and large regional reference laboratories with exposure to esoteric and cutting-edge molecular diagnostics.

Curriculum and rotation schedule

Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.

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Our Program Director

Our team is comprised of skilled experts with deep experience and knowledge from which residents and fellows can benefit.

Dr. Alan Schiller, MD

Program Director

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Program details


  • PGY–1: $58,677
  • PGY–2: $60,455
  • PGY–3: $62,254
  • PGY–4: $64,438

Mission statement

The HCA Florida Westside Hospital/Northwest Hospital Pathology Residency Program's mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders.

As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values and ideals.