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Edward Goljan, M.D. Edward Goljan, M.D.
Professor of Pathology

Education | Certification | Professional Experience | Professional Activities | Honors & Awards | Publications | Instructional Activities | Research Interests

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Pathology Resident
Reading Hospital
Reading, PA

Pathology Resident
San Diego Naval Hospital
San Diego, CA

Reading Hospital
Reading, PA

Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

St. Bonaventure University
Olean, NY

Pathology Certification

  • Clinical Pathology, 1976
  • American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, 1976

Professional Experience

Professor of Pathology, Curriculum Coordinator
Oklahoma State University College of Medicine (OSU-COM), Tulsa, OK

Chairman of Pathology
Professor of Pathology, Tenured
Oklahoma State University College of Medicine (OSU-COM), Tulsa, OK

Chairman of Pathology, Associate Professor of Pathology, OSU-COM

Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology, OSU-COM

Staff Pathologist, Yuma Regional Medical Center, Yuma, AZ

Director of the Clinical Laboratory, City of Faith Hospital, Tulsa, OK

Associate Professor of Pathology, Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, Tulsa, OK

Staff Pathologist, Mesa Lutheran Hospital, Mesa, AZ

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, Tulsa, OK

Professional Activities

Kaplan Medical, USMLE Step 1 pathology board review

National Medical School Review, USMLE Step 1 (pathology, biochemistry) and 2 (internal medicine) board reviews

Honors & Awards

  • Golden Apple Award, Oral Roberts University School of Medicine (9 occasions)
  • Basic Science Professor of the Year Award, OSU-COM (10 occasions)
  • Recognition Award from the Christian Medical and Dental Society at OSU-COM
  • Clinical Science Award, OSU-COM
  • Distinguished Service Award in Pathology, Oklahoma State Osteopathic Society
  • Provost Award at OSU-COM for excellence in teaching
  • Gender Equity Award presented by the American Medical Women's Association at OSU-COM

Representative Publications & Presentations

Review for USMLE Step 2, Harwal Publishing Company, 1994--editor and contributor of Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics questions.

Board Simulator Series: A Systems-Based Review for USMLE Step 1, Harwal Publishing Company, 1996.

Goljan, E. Pathology, W.B. Saunders Company, 1998.

Goljan, E. Pathology Review, W.B. Saunders Company, 1998.

Goljan, E. MOST COMMONS IN: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, W.B. Saunders Company, 1999.

Goljan, E, P. MOST COMMONS IN: Medicine, W.B. Saunder's Company, 2000.

Goljan, E; Koro, P. MOST COMMONS IN: Surgery, W.B. Saunder's Company, 2001.

Goljan, E.; Pelley, J. Biochemistry, Rapid Review Series, Mosby, 2003

Goljan, E., Pathology, Rapid Review Series, Mosby, 2004

Series Editor for the following Rapid Review series books:
Burns, E; Cave, M.; Histology and Cell Biology, Rapid Review Series 2002

Rosenthal, K.; Tan, J.; Microbiology and Immunology, Rapid Review Series 2002

Moore, A; Roy, W.; Gross and Developmental Anatomy, Rapid Review Series 2003

Pazdernik, T.; Kerecsen, L.; Mrugeshkumar, K.; Pharmacology, Rapid Review Series 2003

Stevens, V.; Redwood, S.; et. al.; Behavioral Science, Rapid Review Series 2004

Instructional Activities

  • Pathology course director
  • Clinical Problem Solving: laboratory medicine
  • Clinical Skills II: cardiovascular and respiratory physical diagnosis
  • COMLEX I and USMLE step 1 board reviews
  • COMLEX II and USMLE step 2 board reviews
  • Kaplan Medical: Pathology review for USMLE step 1 (New York, New Jersey, Chicago)

Research Interests

  • Medical Education
  • Writing review texts in pathology, laboratory medicine, biochemistry, internal medicine, surgery
  • USMLE step I and II question and discussion texts