Anisa I. Kanbour School of Cytotechnology -
The education is conducted under the close supervision of experienced cytopathologists
and cytotechnologists of Magee-Womens Hospital
and the University of Pittsburgh
Medical Center (UPMC). The school is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) of the American Society of
Cytopathology. The 12-month program begins in July of each year and combines both
didactic and practical training. The curriculum includes instruction in the collection,
preparation and interpretation of gynecologic and non-gynecologic cytologic material.
Students gain practical experience by means of systematic rotation through the up-to date
laboratories of Magee and UPMC.
Students who graduate from the program are eligible to take the national certification
examination of the Board of Registry given by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.