The Selective Pathology GI fellowship is designed to serve as advanced training in the surgical pathology of the luminal gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreaticobiliary systems. The basis of this training lies in the receipt of approximately 23,000 cases per year, which includes approximately 15,000 endoscopically obtained mucosal biopsy specimens, 700 medical liver biopsies, and 200 transplant liver biopsies. Additionally, approximately 1,000 GI pathology cases per annum are received from outside institutions for consultation. Due to the academic and tertiary care nature of the institution, many of these cases are challenging and unusual, and provide the GI fellow with a unique opportunity for concentrated experience in GI pathology. The GI pathology faculty includes 7 subspecialty-trained attending pathologists, many of whom are nationally recognized for their contributions in their respective fields.
Two GI pathology fellows are recruited per academic year. Generally, the annual schedule is composed of 11 months of GI/liver pathology and 1 month of general surgical pathology in an elective area of the fellow’s choosing. Opportunities for additional time spent rotating in other areas of selective surgical pathology exist and are determined on a yearly basis in coordination with the other selective surgical pathology fellowship services.
3 yrs AP or AP/CP
Boston, MA 02215
Combined diagnostic GI, liver, and pancreatic pathology with clinical-based research
AP or AP/CP training
Boston, MA 2115
Advanced training in GI, pancreatic and liver pathology. A clinical research project will be encouraged
3 yrs AP or 4 yrs AP/CP
Providence, RI 2903
Diagnostic and research techniques including immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization and other contemporary molecular techniques. Fellow will be involved with pathology, gastroenterology and hepatology divisions.
Board eligibility in Anatomic Pathology. California medical licence must be obtained at time of appointement
LA, CA 90048
The GI Pathology fellowship provides in-depth exposure to the full spectrum of the subspecialty. Patient material includes 40,000 inside GI, liver and pancreaticobiliary biopsy and resection cases annually and more than 4,000 outside consultation cases. Fellows have the opportunity to learn about the range of diseases within this subspecialty, including Barrett’s esophagus, IBD, cancer and precancerous conditions, mesenchymal and hemato-lymphoid lesions, motility disorders, hepatic and pancreatic medical, neoplastic and transplantation pathology and molecular diagnosis. Two fellowship positions with a one-year duration (i.e., starting July 1st through the following June 30th).
Fellowship Program Director: Deepa Patil, MD 216.444.9142 firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Coordinator: Paul Suchy, DM, MSM Administrator, Center for Pathology Education Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute Cleveland Clinic 9500 Euclid Avenue, L-21 Cleveland, OH 44195 Telephone: 216.636.5843 Fax: 216.445.9535 email@example.com
2 yrs AP
Cleveland, OH 44195
Duke offers a busy, academically challenging experience in a supportive environment that fosters learning and professional development. Our goal is to provide a nurturing, high quality, comprehensive and flexible learning experience in all facets of GI/Liver/Pancreas/and related Transplant Surgical Pathology, in both adults and children. An important hallmark of our program is the emphasis on the research and scholarly development of the trainee, facilitated by dedicated faculty mentors who are committed to the strong academic tradition of our section. As the GI/Liver Fellow matures, case sign out privileges may become an option. Duke Surgical Pathology accessions approximately 50,000 specimens a year, and about one quarter of those are GI and Liver cases.
1 yr program in surgical pathology with emphasis on GI pathology and research
AP or AP/CP training
Atlanta, GA 30322
This one-year program is designed to provide an advanced, intensive educational experience in Gastrointestinal Surgical Pathology. The fellowship emphasizes graduated responsibility and includes a significant component of independent fellow signout. The fellow will also present at our 3 GI Tumor Boards (Colorectal, Hepatobiliary, Neuroendocrine) and will be integral to our weekly, pathologist-driven GI-Liver Biopsy Multidisciplinary Teaching Conference. The fellow will also rotate through 4 months of our General Surgical Pathology Service, with Hot Seat, Frozen Section, and Consults rotations. Research is strongly encouraged, and our faculty are highly motivated to mentor trainees in clinical and translational projects.
The University Hospital has 45,000 Surgical Pathology accessions each year, including 10,000 in-house GI cases and 350 extramural consultations. The GI Pathology Service handles all in-house and consult tubal gut and liver cases, including a large volume of pediatric cases. We have an active liver transplant program. Our GI Pathology faculty also direct the Clinical Immunohistochemistry Laboratory, sign out on the Molecular Pathology Service, and participate in the nation’s first and only neuroendocrine tumor SPORE.
Applications will be accepted from residents who will have had three years of straight Anatomic Pathology training or four years of combined Anatomic and Clinical Pathology training. Board eligible applicants are preferred.
Iowa City, IA 52242
Specialized training in GI and liver pathology with over 250,000 GI/liver biopsies annually
AP or AP/CP
Memphis, TN 38112
New Fellowship starting 2012. Wide spectrum of cases including liver, pancreas and transplantation
Completion of AP or AP/CP program
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Wide exposure to GI, liver, and pancreas specimens, with independent sign out responsibilities analogous to a junior staff member. Independent frozen section experience as well. The fellow is expected to be involved in clinical research. Presenting at clinical conferences and pathology conferences, including unknown conference for pathology residents, is expected.
Completion of AP resident training, board eligible. The applicant must be able to get medical license in the state of Massachusetts at the time of appointment.
Boston, MA 02114
Combines diagnostic GI and liver pathology with general AP and research, over 20,000 GI and liver biopsies
3 yrs AP or 4 yrs AP/CP
Rochester, MN 55905
Specialized training in GI/Liver/Pancreas. See Website of MCW for further information.
Completion of AP or AP/CP training
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Specialized training in diagnostic pathology of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatic neoplasms and non-neoplastic diseases, and opportunities for clinicopathologic and translational research. The program includes a three-month rotation in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical Center, where the case material includes a substantial amount of non-neoplastic gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology.
Board eligibility in Anatomic Pathology. New York State medical license at time of appointment
New York, NY 10065
Combines diagnostic pathology and research
2 yrs AP or 3 yrs AP/CP
New York, NY 10029
The Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology Service of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston offers a one year program of non-ACGME accredited subspecialty training in gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology. During this time, fellows are given primary responsibility for examination and diagnosis of gastrointestinal and hepatic surgical pathology specimens. The gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology fellow must be board eligible and will function as a junior attending (credentialed as an instructor). Independent pathology signout component of the fellowship is contingent upon taking and passing the AP/CP or AP only examination given the by the American Board of Pathology and the assessment of the faculty. The Medical University of South Carolina Surgical Pathology Laboratory examines approximately 6,700 Gastrointestinal surgical pathology accessions and 1000 Liver surgical pathology accessions per year.
Candidates must have completed an AP or AP/CP residency. Candidates must hold or be eligible to hold a medical license in South Carolina. Applications should be received no later than January 1st of the preceding year of the fellowship (18 months prior to the beginning of the fellowship).
Charleston, SC 29425
The objective of this GI selective fellowship is to provide a rigorous diagnostic training opportunity in Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Pathology. This fellowship will enable the graduate to practice independent, competent sign out of gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgical pathology cases.
The Department of Pathology at Northwell Health has a high volume of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary pathology cases. This case volume ranges in diversity from routine specimens to highly complex, unusual and challenging cases. Cases also include consultations from across the larger New York area as well as consultations on difficult cases from other peripheral hospitals within the health system. The annual GI pathology case volume is about 28,000 cases. There are eight full time gastrointestinal pathology fellowship trained pathologists. In addition to the clinical practice, the GI pathology subspecialty is significantly involved with pathology residency training, GI fellows teaching and interdisciplinary tumor boards.
3 yrs AP or AP/CP
New Hyde Park, NY 11042
Training in GI, liver and pancreas pathology with abundant opportunities in research
2 yrs AP
Columbus, OH 43210
Comprehensive fellowship training in adult and pediatric GI pathology, including hepatobiliary, pancreas, medical liver, and transplant. Rotations include consult service, junior attending GI sub-specialty sign-out, ancillary diagnostics (HER2, MMR, MSI, etc), junior attending frozen section, and clinical research. Participation in tumor boards is required.
Completion of AP or AP/CP residency. Must be board eligible.
Stanford, CA 94305
Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Fellowship
Experience in diagnostic GI/liver pathology both at Fellow & Attending level, combined applied and/or basic research
3 yrs AP or 4 yrs AP/CP
Baltimore, MD 21231
Newly offered position. Includes GI, pancreatobiliary and liver pathology. Includes adult and pediatric endoscopic and resection specimens as well as exposure to endoscopic FNA. Faculty are 2 GI pathologists.
3 years AP only or 4 years AP/CP
Tucson, AZ 85724-5108
This is a one-year fellowship program designed to provide an in-depth training in gastrointestinal (GI), liver and pancreaticobiliary pathology in the tradition of Dr. Klaus Lewin. The importance of clinicopathological interaction for optimal diagnostic interpretation is stressed. The program historically has had a well-defined core of responsibilities outlined for fellows and has also allowed considerable flexibility for fellows to develop clinical and academic skills important for their career. The program faculty consists of a group of surgical pathologists with extensive subspecialty expertise.
The GI pathology service handles over 10,000 cases per year. The liver and pancreaticobiliary pathology training is fortified by the exposure to hundreds of liver transplants, a wide variety of non-transplant related liver diseases and a large volume of pancreaticobiliary biopsies and resections; and by the close interaction with hepatologists, endoscopists, transplant surgeons, pancreaticobiliary surgeons, and radiologists. Pediatric and adult diseases in both neoplastic and non-neoplastic pathology are represented. Fellows are well-supervised with graded responsibility, which includes “junior attending” status as the goal. Signing-out privileges will be granted during the second half of fellowship year if fellows have demonstrated diagnostic excellence.
Fellows are required to organize, present and attend weekly and monthly conferences dedicated to GI, liver and pancreaticobiliary diseases with extensive clinical contact. There is also a variety of local educational conferences available. The program flexibility allows for research and teaching activities, or if desired, broader clinical experience by fellows. There is an academic fund for fellows to attend national meetings or for educational materials. Fellows are encouraged to present their research at national meetings.
Three years of training in anatomic pathology or four years combined anatomic and clinical pathology. The applicant must obtain a California medical license at the time of fellowship.
Los Angeles, California 90095
The University of California Davis offers a one-year GI Pathology fellowship which is designed to prepare the fellow as a diagnostic expert in the interpretation of GI, liver, and pancreatobiliary specimens, while also providing continued exposure to the other surgical pathology subspecialties. Expertise will include: gross examination, biopsy diagnosis/interpretation, appropriate work-up of cancer resections, and intra-operative consultations (frozen section interpretation). The fellow will develop an analytical approach to diagnosis, which includes the appropriate use of ancillary techniques (immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology). Training in this program will encompass consultation to health care staff, residents, pathologists and clinicians including tumor boards and other conferences. The fellow will also participate in departmental teaching activities for residents and medical students. At completion, the successful fellow will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, poise, maturity and communication skills to effectively function at the level of junior staff/faculty.
The Program Director will select from resident applicants who have preferably had four or more years of training with two years anatomic pathology and two years clinical pathology experience or an AP only residency. Completed applications consist of the following and must be free of gaps of time, whether professional or personal: CV/Resume/CAP standardized form; personal statement, three letters of recommendation sent directly from the author (one must be from the Residency Program Director). Please address all letters to John Bishop, M.D., Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowships. Applicants must be licensed in California in the spring prior to their start date. Please submit all application materials to Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator, Anna Schmidt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of California San Diego (UCSD) Department of Pathology is located in beautiful Southern California at the Hillcrest Medical Center in San Diego and the UCSD medical campus in La Jolla, with new hospital facilities opening in La Jolla in the near future. We have a growing Division of Anatomic/Surgical Pathology with a large proportion of gastrointestinal specimens.
The Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship at UCSD is designed to provide rigorous diagnostic training with the opportunity for graduated, independent sign-out responsibilities for gastrointestinal, hepatic, and pancreaticobiliary surgical pathology cases. The program takes advantage of USCD’s large volume of diverse cases with a considerable proportion of high-complexity and esoteric cases, including but not limited to the categories of neoplastic and non-neoplastic GI mucosal biopsies and resections, liver explants, medical liver biopsies including transplant biopsies, pancreatic surgicals, and outside consultation cases. Areas of expertise are myriad and include inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, fatty liver disease, liver transplant pathology, and a variety of neoplastic diseases, including pancreatic cancer.
In addition, the Fellowship experience is enhanced by exposure to pediatric and community-based cases through participation in 2 elective rotation months at sites outside of the Division of Anatomic/Surgical Pathology that include Rady Children’s Hospital and Kaiser Pathology. To further strengthen training in academic gastrointestinal pathology, each Fellow is required to complete at least one clinicopathologic research project (clinical, translational, or basic science) related to gastrointestinal disease and will have close mentorship from the faculty.
Currently, the program supports one Fellow per year and is interviewing for positions starting in July 2014 and July 2015. The position is a 12 month commitment. The ideal candidate for the Fellowship is proactive, motivated, and demonstrates the ability to work well with a diverse team; has a great sense of humor, positive mental attitude, strong work ethic, and superb communication skills; and finally, demonstrates diagnostic rigor with attention to detail and has a record of academic interest and achievement.
Primary Fellowship Responsibilities:
– Prepare cases for GI and Liver subspecialty-based sign-out
– Present at Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards and conferences
– Teach rotating medical students and pathology residents
– Research a clinicopathologic topic related to gastrointestinal disease
– Review Consultation/Slide Review cases
– Perform intraoperative consultations (frozen section diagnosis)
– Develop sophistication in written and oral communication of diagnostic results
M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree
Board certified/eligible in Anatomic Pathology (AP) or Anatomic Pathology/Clinical Pathology (AP/CP)
Eligible for California Medical License
San Diego, CA 92103-8720
Diagnostic experience in GI, liver and pancreatic pathology based on an active extramural consult service and rich mix of in-house cases. Opportunities for clinical and basic reasearch are available.
3 years AP/CP or 2 years AP
Includes diagnostic gastrointestinal and liver pathology, including transplant, and clinical, translational, and basic science research opportunities
3 yrs AP or 4 yrs AP/CP
Chicago, IL 60637
Diagnostic experience in GI/hepatobillary pathology combined with training in investigative pathology
3 yrs AP or 4 yrs AP/CP
The GI Selective Fellowship will provide broad exposure to the evaluation of gastrointestinal, liver and pancreatic pathology.
BC or BE in AP
Miami, FL 33136
Specialized training in GI, liver and pancreaticobiliary pathology; expectation that the fellow will become involved in clinical research
Completed AP or AP/CP training and board eligible
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5602
The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center has a one-year Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology Fellowship. The curriculum consists of advanced rotations in adult and pediatric GI pathology (both biopsies and resections) and liver and pancreatic pathology (including transplant). One month of dedicated time for elective or research are provided, including a rotation in state-of-the-art molecular diagnostics in GI pathology if desired. One of the goals of the program is to ease the transition from residency to independent sign-out with Fellows expected to sign-out independently the last three months of the fellowship. Attention will be given to fulfill the needs of the individual in terms of gaining skills towards pursuing a career in either private practice or academics. Ample opportunity is also available for the teaching of residents and participation in Tumor Boards. Pathology sign out is subspecialized at UNMC and instruction in GI and Liver Pathology will come from pathologists in those cores.
Applicants for the gastroenterology/liver fellowship program can either be M.D or D.O., and must be board eligible or certified in anatomic pathology (AP) or combined anatomic and clinical pathology (AP/CP). The position is for one year July 1 – June 30.
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-3135
Combines diagnostic GI and liver pathology and research, with diagnostic experience in first year and second year devoted to research
4 yrs AP/CP or 3 yrs AP or completed STEP III
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Combines diagnostic GI pathology and research with the opportunity to develop skills in liver pathology, transplant pathology and molecular anatomic pathology. Both Fellow and Clinical Instructor options are available.
Completion of AP or AP/CP residency and all 3 steps of USLME
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2582
The Division of Surgical Pathology at the University of Rochester Medical Center / Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York invites applicants for its Gastrointestinal / Hepatobiliary Fellowship.
The GI subspecialty service at URMC is a busy one and encompasses the breadth of GI and liver pathology. The University of Rochester is home to active groups of foregut surgeons, surgical oncologists and colorectal surgeons who care for patients with both neoplastic and medical diseases. In addition, we perform almost 28,000 GI biopsy examinations a year that also include both neoplastic and medical pathology. The liver transplant/hepatobiliary surgery program here is well established, having been in place for almost 20 years; we have an excellent relationship with their team of four surgeons. There are multiple interdisciplinary GI conferences at URMC (including GI oncology, hepatobiliary oncology, transplant and pediatric among others) in which fellows may actively participate.
If desired, fellows will have the opportunity to rotate through other subspecialty services or affiliated community hospitals. Sign out privileges are also anticipated for fellows with appropriate qualifications. Opportunities for collaborative translational research abound and departmental funds are available for projects as well as travel for presentation of results at a national meeting.
The University of Rochester is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Completion of an accredited AP/CP or AP residency.
Rochester, NY 14642
The objectives of the fellowship is to acquire an in depth knowledge of gastrointestinal pathology (including liver and pancreas), its diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and handling of complex specimens and issues that arise in routine and speciality/referral practice. To achieve this, the fellow will rotate between 3 adjacent Hospitals all with different strengths within G.I. and liver pathology and will include pediatric GI and liver pathology as well as transplant pathology. Time is divided equally between all three rotations. At least one research project is to be carried out ideally utilizing material from all three sites. We will try to ensure that any particular interest is accommodated. The facilities at all three sites include histology, tissue microarrays, immunohistochemistry/ISH/FISH, gene microarrays and other standard molecular tests.
2 yrs AP
Toronto, ON M5J 2Z3
GI Pathology Fellowship
Advanced training in morphologic and molecular GI, pancreaticobiliary, and hepatic pathology. A research project is required. Sign out responsibilities possible for qualified trainees.
2 years AP
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
3 years AP or completion of AP/CP residency
Seattle, WA 98195
3 yrs AP or 4 yrs AP/CP
Houston, TX 77030
A balanced mix of histopathology, endoscopy suite attendance, preparation for conferences and applied research designed to prepare the fellow for a reliable consultant to gastroenterologists.
3 years in an approved training program
Includes diagnostic gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathology, including transplant. Clinical, translational, and/or basic science research projects are encouraged.
3 years AP or 4 years AP/CP; previous surgical pathology fellowship preferred
Nashville, TN 37232
See Website of Wash U, Dept of Pathology and Immunology, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology for further information.
St. Louis, MO 63110
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine of Weill Cornell Medical College (WCMC) offers a 1-year fellowship position in gastrointestinal pathology. Fellows must complete residency training in anatomic pathology and be certified (or eligible for certification) by the American Board of Pathology. The fellowship focuses on characterization of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver. It emphasizes a multidisciplinary team approach to patient management as well as clinicopathologic and translational research. A wealth of interesting and challenging in-house and consultation case material is available for study, as are comprehensive slide study sets. The gastrointestinal pathology team is fully subspecialized and includes four full-time faculty members devoted exclusively to gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatic pathology as well as additional faculty who participate on the service. Case material covers the full range of gastrointestinal diseases, including a substantial amount of non-neoplastic and transplant hepatic pathology. Fellows are encouraged to participate in a 2-month rotation at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center during the fellowship, as well as rotations through the endoscopy suite. Research opportunities are available through the Translational Research Core Facility under the supervision of attending faculty.
AP only or AP/CP residency with license to practice in New
New York, NY 10065
The fellowship program is at London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada.
Clinical service: The clinical service includes biopsy and resection specimens from the gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary system and pancreas (henceforth referred to as GI pathology). The material includes both in-house cases as well as consult material.
Research activity and publications: The fellow will be expected to participate in at least one on-going or new research project with the goal of publication, and where feasible, presentation at a national or international meeting.
Objectives: The overall objective is to educate the fellow such that he/she leaves the fellowship as an independent consultant GI/liver pathologist, having gained the necessary knowledge, technical skills, professionalism and diagnostic expertise required to function in this role.
Teaching: The fellow will participate in the teaching of residents, predominantly those doing GI pathology rotations. This will include the supervision of residents in grossing GI and liver specimens. The fellow will also participate in teaching residents at the Academic Half Day or Subspecialty Teaching Rounds. Medical student teaching may also be included.
Interaction with pathologists’ assistants: The fellow will be the primary resource person for pathologists’ assistants requiring guidance when grossing GI and liver specimens.
Daily case sign-out activities: The fellow will be responsible for reviewing gross and microscopic features of gastrointestinal and liver pathology cases and for writing diagnostic reports. For challenging cases, the fellow is expected to conduct appropriate literature searches. All cases will be reviewed by the supervising pathologist prior to sign-out.
Consults: The fellow will be responsible for reviewing all consult cases, working these up and constructing a report, in conjunction with the case pathologist.
Rounds and case conferences:
The fellow will be responsible for presenting cases at GI Clinical Teaching Rounds, Multidisciplinary Case Conferences, GI MDT Rounds, GI Team Rounds and Noon Rounds.
Independent sign-out and frozen section service: It is expected and highly desirable that the fellow participates in independent sign-out, typically in the latter half of the fellowship. Similarly, the fellow would be expected to participate in the departmental frozen section service. This is predicated on the need for appropriate licensure from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
Evaluation: The fellow will be evaluated using the in-training evaluation report form on the One45 system, as per that used for residents in the program. Evaluations will be every 3 months. The fellow will also be encouraged to evaluate the fellowship program.
Appropriate licencing with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Specialized training in GI and liver pathology; opportunity for clinical and/or basic research experience
Completion of core AP or AP/CP training
New Haven, CT 06520-8023