CARE FROM BEHIND THE SCENES
With today’s technology, some of the best diagnostic methods happen in a lab. Specializing in the study of body fluids and tissues, Pathologists use laboratory tests to facilitate patient diagnosis and treatment. Whether it’s blood work from a routine checkup or studying tissues for the evidence of disease, the expert interpretations provided by these doctors play a critical role in providing overall healthcare to Airmen and their families.
- Diagnose diseases by performing examination of body tissues
- Analyze case histories in order to properly interpret and correlate findings
- Manage clinical laboratory services, including assignment of medical technicians in clinical pathological procedures
- Instruct interns and residents in pathological and clinical pathological laboratory reports
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from an approved school of medicine or osteopathic medicine
- Completion of a residency or fellowship in pathology
- Completion of additional residency or fellowship related to subspecialty shredout
- Completion of 5.5-week Officer Training School course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and have not reached your 48th birthday
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL