postgraduate

Specialization in Pathology

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ABOUT THE

Program

The Universidad Industrial de Santander offers this program of surgical medical specialization, given the importance of Pathology as a branch of medicine in the context of care, scientific and legal conceiving it as an integral specialty due to the different fields of knowledge that constitute it, which make it different from any other surgical medical specialty. In addition, the UIS is the only institution of higher education of Colombian northeastern with the infrastructure and human resources that,  an interinstitutional agreement with the Hospital Universitario de Santander, make it feasible for its development and execution in the region. The relevance of the program is based on the demand for the services of the pathologist by the different institutions and companies that provide health, judicial, and university not only from the area of influence but from the rest of the country and even outside Colombia.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 713| Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 004639 of March 24, 2023.

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DEGREE:

Pathology Specialist

DURATION:

3 levels

MODALITY::

In-Person Investigation / In-Spanish

CAMPUS

UIS Health Campus

DEGREE:

Pathology Specialist

DURATION:

3 levels

MODALITY:

In-Person Investigation / In-Spanish

CAMPUS:

UIS Health Campus

APPLICANT

Profile

The graduate applicant of the specialization in Pathology is a graduate doctor, who will dedicate the three years of the program, full time to this activity.  It should be noted for its high study capacity and academic level coupled with the personal motivation towards understanding the basic sciences and their relationship to the disease processes, physiological and anatomical changes that these cause.

In addition, your attitude of service and inclination towards research will allow you to ask research questions aimed at solving the health problems of the population.

GRADUATE

Profile

  • Specialist physician of high academic level characterized by his ability to observe, analyze and synthesize, qualities that allow him to study the causes, mechanism, natural evolution of diseases, and morphological changes in the cells, tissues, organs, and systems involved in them. Its purpose is to diagnose diseases based on the study of extended cytological, biopsies, surgical specimens, scientific autopsies, and legal medical autopsies. 

    They will develop his field of action in Private Pathology Laboratories and State Social Enterprises, whose roles will be those of diagnostic support, promoter in health prevention, university teacher, medical consultant, and justice advisor, as well as a member of multidisciplinary teams with which they will develop research aimed at finding solutions to health problems that most often affect the Colombian community and the world.

LABOR

Field

Pathology is the medical specialty responsible for explaining the evolution of the disease through the scientific interpretation of the modifications it produces in the cells, tissues, organs, and systems that make up the human organism, which is why it integrates under a morphological vision the knowledge provided by the basic sciences such as anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry, with the various surgical medical specialties, which is why knowledge of its basic aspects is a priority in the process of pre and post-graduate medical training. Through his scientific medical acting, the specialist in Pathology in both Colombia and the rest of the world intervenes in advocacy and prevention, diagnostic support, teaching and continuing medical education, scientific and judicial research, and epidemiological surveillance.

OUR

Accreditations

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Accredited for six years, according to MEN Resolution No. 004639 of 2023.

 

 

APPLICANT

Profile

The graduate applicant of the specialization in Pathology is a graduate doctor, who will dedicate the three years of the program, full time to this activity.  It should be noted for its high study capacity and academic level coupled with the personal motivation towards understanding the basic sciences and their relationship to the disease processes, physiological and anatomical changes that these cause.

In addition, your attitude of service and inclination towards research will allow you to ask research questions aimed at solving the health problems of the population.

GRADUATE

Profile

  • Specialist physician of high academic level characterized by his ability to observe, analyze, and synthesize, qualities that allow him to study the causes, mechanism, natural evolution of diseases and morphological changes in the cells, tissues, organs, and systems involved in them. Its purpose is to diagnose diseases based on the study of extended cytological, biopsies, surgical specimens, scientific autopsies, and legal medical autopsies. 

    He will develop his field of action in Private Pathology Laboratories and State Social Enterprises, whose roles will be those of diagnostic support, promoter in health prevention, university teacher, medical consultant, and justice advisor, as well as a member of multidisciplinary teams with which he will develop research aimed at finding solutions to health problems that most often affect the Colombian community and the world.

LABOR

Field

Pathology is the medical specialty responsible for explaining the evolution of the disease through the scientific interpretation of the modifications it produces in the cells, tissues, organs, and systems that make up the human organism, which is why it integrates under a morphological vision the knowledge provided by the basic sciences such as anatomy , physiology and biochemistry, with the various surgical medical specialties, which is why knowledge of its basic aspects is a priority in the process of pre- and post-graduate medical training. Through his scientific medical acting, the specialist in Pathology in both Colombia and the rest of the world intervenes in advocacy and prevention, diagnostic support, teaching and continuing medical education, scientific and judicial research, and epidemiological surveillance.

OUR

Accreditations

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Accredited for six years, according to MEN Resolution No. 004639 of 2023.

Entry
process
2023

Entry
process
2023

Entry process 2023

Academic

Curriculum

Code: 29570            Credits: 12 - Map. Morphology Applied to autopsy practice


Code: 29571             Credits: 6 - Embryology and Genetics


Code: 29572             Credits: 15 - Surgical Pathology I


Code: 27760             Credits: 6 - Cell and Molecular Biology


Code: 29574             Credits: 10 - Research I


Code: 29575             Credits: 4 - Grade Work I


Code: 29573             Credits: 7 - Cytology I


Code: 29576            Credits: 15 - Surgical Pathology II


Code: 29577            Credits: 11 - Cytology II


Code: 27762            Credits: 1 - Bioethics


Code: 29578            Credits: 11 - Clinical and Forensic Autopsy


Code: 29579            Credits: 8 - Dermatopathology


Code: 29580            Credits: 10 - Research II


Code: 29581             Credits: 4 - Grade Work II 


Code: 29582             Credits: 15 - Oncological Pathology


Code: 29583             Credits: 10 - Gynecopathology and Breast Pathology


Code: 29585             Credits: 5 - Surgical Pathology III


Code: 29586             Credits: 3 - Cytology III


Code: 29587             Credits: 2 - Clinical Autopsy


Code: 29588             Credits: 6 - Research III


Code: 29589             Credits: 6 - Grade Work III


Code: 29584             Credits: 3 - Gastropathology


Elective Subjects


KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga      

1st Semester

2022

* Subject to demand

Registration oppening  

Registration closing  

Entrance exams  

Interview  

Last day to accept the quota    

 

2022 may 4

2022 august 4(deadline for registration payment july 29)

2022 august 25

2022 october 18-25

2022 november 8

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0.5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

2nd semester

2022

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration start

May 4, 2022

registration payment deadline

July 29, 2022

Registration deadline

August 4, 2022

Entrance exams

August 25, 2022

Interviews

October 18-25, 2022

Last day to accept the quota

november 8, 2022

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated by the Ministerio de Educación Nacional de la República.
  • Certificate of grades obtained during undergraduate studies in Medicine, with the mention of the weighted average and the inclusion of information about the year of internship.
    • Notice 2: If this document is issued in a foreign language, it must be duly translated into Spanish.
    • Notice 3: It is not necessary to provide this document in the case of alumni with undergraduate degrees obtained at Universidad Industrial de Santander.
  • Professional medical card or resolution issued by the Ministry of Health, which authorizes him/her to practice medicine in the national territory, after registration with the Santander Health Secretariat.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A1 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,5 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

5 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

our

Faculty

Carlos Alberto García Ramirez

Pathology Specialist

Ernesto García Ayala

Pathology Specialist

Gabriel Eduardo Pérez García

Pathology Specialist

Julio Cesar Mantilla Hernández

Specialist in Forensic Anthropology

Olga Mercedes Alvarez Ojeda

Pathology Specialist

Diana Katherine Sandoval Martinez

Pathology Specialist

Iliana María Castro Navas

Master in Forensic Medicine

Edwin Abraham Medina Medina

Specialist in Clinical and Anatomical Pathology - Master of Education - Certified Experience in Hematopathology

Sandra Juliana Rueda Velasquez

Specialist in Oral Pathology and Diagnostic Media

Pedro Luis Forero Porras

Pathology Specialist

Sandra Juliana Rueda Velasquez

Specialist in Oral Pathology and Diagnostic Media

research

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and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Pathology Departament

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 3115 / 3160

Mail:

jumantil@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra. 32 #29-31.

Facultad de Salud, Edificio Eloy Valenzuela, piso 2.

Universidad Indutrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Pathology Departament

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 3115 / 3160

Mail:

jumantil@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra. 32 #29-31.

Facultad de Salud, Edificio Eloy Valenzuela, piso 2.

Universidad Indutrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

Pathology Departament

Phone: +57 (607) 6344000

Extension: 3115 / 3160

Mail:

jumantil@uis.edu.co

UIS Health Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Cra. 32 #29-31.

Facultad de Salud, Edificio Eloy Valenzuela, piso 2.

Universidad Indutrial de Santander.

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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