Surgical Pathology Fellowship
Accepting application for 2012-2013
Two one-year fellowship positions in surgical pathology are available beginning each July 1. 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.
Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States. Interested candidates should print and fill out an application form (see our website www.utmb.edu/pathology) and submit a recent curriculum vitae with three letters of recommendation. 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