In addition to the teaching of medical students, educational programs in pathology include a Ph.D. program in Experimental Pathobiology, fully accredited residency training programs in the specialties of anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, hematopathology and transfusion medicine, and postdoctoral training programs in research. In comparison, in countries like Germany, Sweden and Canada, where the competition for spots in medical school is especially intense, 6 to 9 percent of students pursuing those…