Anatomical Pathology is, to date, the leading tool for the definitive diagnosis of cancer and, of equal importance in this field, immunohistochemistry and bio-molecular methods have been developed to determine the treatment and prognosis of many malignant neoplasms. Our curriculum includes these important processes. Expert Anatomical Pathologists who graduate from Tecnológico de Monterrey must be capable of fomenting and contributing to the sustainable development of society by addressing health as an inherent asset of Mexicans, and of collaborating on the professionalization of the residency with a constant sense of academic and healthcare competitiveness, from a human perspective.
The Residency in Anatomical Pathology provides residents with the opportunity to learn during the healthcare activities performed by expert pathologists, applying the knowledge obtained through self-directed learning and everyday theoretical activities, while advising them on the acquisition of abilities and skills that will put them in a position to resolve a wide variety of the situations they will face throughout their subsequent careers. The competencies acquired during their preparation will provide them with the necessary tools to practice their profession with the full level of knowledge in accordance with national and international organizations, be certified and maintain the spirit of continuous enhancement through continuing education and updating, lifelong learning and self-confidence, all of which with ultimately benefit the patient.
The aim of the Residency in Anatomical Pathology of Tecnológico de Monterrey is to train exceptional specialist practitioners who support patients and physicians in solving diagnostic problems. It also seeks to prepare individuals with integrity and a humanistic outlook in their clinical, teaching and research practice, while strictly adhering to ethical principles and the standards of professional. Anatomical Pathology Residents who graduate from this institution are outstanding leaders in local and international settings who contribute to the generation and implementation of innovations in human-tissue prosection strategies and procedures that will result in the most accurate diagnosis possible.
The Residency in Anatomical Pathology requires physicians who have completed their undergraduate degree and who throughout their studies showed a special interest in morphological science by participating in activities as scholarship holders within the department, who have selected Pathology as one of their optional rotations and/or conducted social service activities in pathology. Students must satisfactorily meet all the residency and master?s admissions requirements of Tecnológico de Monterrey, be proficient in English and have a suitable psychological profile.
Comply with the comprehensive evaluation required in the admission process, through an interview conducted by the admissions committee of the graduate program. In addition, the following is necessary:
*The admission process may change without prior notice from the Admissions Committee
**Admission is the first step: then you can enroll in your graduate program of interest.
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Graduates from the Anatomical Pathology program will be able to:
PATHOLOGY OF THE MAMMARY GLAND
Histological and immunohistochemical characteristics of malignant and benign breast tumors to try to identify prognostic and predictors of response to treatment in patients at the TecSalud Hospitals of the Tecnológico de Monterrey, working together with the multidisciplinary team with other related specialties for the treatment of various breast pathologies, such as medical and surgical oncology, radiology, radio oncology, genetics, etc.
General/surgical pathology encompasses the different areas of pathology in which we collaborate with multidisciplinary teams from other medical specialties of the TecSalud system, and research work is carried out in areas such as oncological, infectious, gastrointestinal, and nervous system pathologies, among others.