Two one-year fellowship positions in surgical pathology are available beginning each
July 1st. The program offers advanced training in diagnostic surgical pathology with indepth exposure to general oncologic, head and neck, gynecologic, gastrointestinal/liver, pediatric, genitourinary, soft tissue, cardiovascular and pulmonary pathology. An active clinical service with over 15,000 - 16,000 surgical specimens provides a great diversity of cases. The program is designed for fellows pursing an academic career as well as those interested in private practice. Rotation responsibilities include intraoperative diagnostic consultation, diagnostic workup of all biopsies and surgical specimens, resident and medical student supervision and interaction in the gross room and surgical pathology sign out, including the special techniques (electron microscopy, molecular pathology, and flow cytometry). An elective month of renal, neuropathology, dermatopathology or hematopathology is available. There are substantial opportunities for clinical and basic research.
The Pathology Department, which includes over 50 faculty, is the base for the Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases and incorporates state-of-the-art facilities in molecular biology and pathology, and outstanding opportunities for research.
Description of the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Division of Surgical Pathology offers a one-year fellowship program with advanced training in diagnostic Surgical Pathology. The trainee will have in-depth exposure to general oncologic, head and neck, gynecologic, gastrointestinal/liver, pediatric, genitourinary, soft tissue and pulmonary pathology. An active clinical service with over 18,000 surgical specimens provide a great diversity of cases. Elective rotations in renal pathology, neuropathology, dermatopathology and hematopathology are available. There are substantial opportunities for clinical and basic research. All fellows participate in clinical conferences as well as teaching of residents and medical students.
For consideration as a Surgical Pathology Fellow, candidates must have completed three years of AP or four years of AP/CP training. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States (US citizen or with current J1 visa).
Commensurate with academic year of post-graduate level training.
Surgical Pathology Fellowship applications are available here (Application PDF). Send curriculum vitae, a personal statement concerning career goals along with completed application to the address below. Please follow application guidelines carefully as it makes reference to additional supporting documents to complete your file. Address application inquiries to:
Mahmoud A. Eltorky, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology
Director of Surgical Pathology
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0588