Student Delegate

So there is this really neat and awesome experience that you can do while here in Loma Linda’s Pathologists’ Assistant program. If you like research and pushing yourself to be better, then I got the perfect thing for you! Be a student delegate! What is a student delegate  you may be thinking? Well, only two…

One year down, One year to go!

On August 30, 2018, my class and I finally got our white coats. I have never worked so hard for a piece of clothing in my life. This white coat is a symbol of what we as a class have accomplished in the past year. And what a crazy year it has been. For me…

Frozen Section Friday!!!

I have mentioned this before in my other post, but the main task that a Pathologists’ Assistant does is grossing specimens. What does that mean Meghan!??!?! Well lets say that someone goes into surgery to get a biopsy or even a kidney removed because there is a tumor in that organ. Ever wondered what happened…

Here’s to Quarter 4!

Hey y’all! So I just started my last quarter of “school” this week. In most Pathologists’ Assistant programs, the first year of school is your didactic year (meaning that you are in the classroom learning). The second year of school is when you will do your rotations through different hospitals to get experience with grossing…

Grossing Room Rotation

One thing I really enjoy about our program is that during our first year we get the opportunity to shadow twice in the gross room. Before this program, I was not working in a hospital and had no grossing experience – I was a high school chemistry teacher. But don’t stress out if you are interested…