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.
Requirements: 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).
Stipend: Commensurate with academic year of post-graduate level training.
Application: 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
Harsh Thaker, MD PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
Vice Chair, Clinical Outreach
Director, Surgical Pathology
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-0419
Office: (409) 772-8075