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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program

Description

The program is designed to serve as a diagnostic expert in the interpretation of all surgical pathology specimens. Expertise will include; frozen section interpretation, intra-operative consultations--gross examination, biopsy diagnosis/interpretation and appropriate work-up of cancer resections. The fellow in Surgical Pathology will develop an analytical approach to diagnoses, which include the appropriate use of ancillary techniques such as electron microscopy, immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology. Training in this program will encompass consultation to health care providers, teaching/staffing medical students, residents, pathologists and clinicians with occasional conferences. Participate in a research project, which leads to publication in a peer reviewed journal.

          Surgical Pathology Fellowship, Goals and Objectives  (PDF link)

Requirements

The Program Director will select from resident applicants preferably who have had four or more years of training with two years anatomic pathology and two years clinical pathology experience. E.O.E.

Stipends

Stipends are those of appropriate postgraduate levels established by UC Davis.

Application

***Fellowship positions are filled for 2013 & 2014. Positions are available for 2015***

Completed applications consist of the following and must include all gaps of time regardless of professional or personal:   CV/Resume/CAP standardized form; personal statement, three letters of recommendation (one must be from your Residency Program Director), please address to John Bishop, M.D., Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship; and your letter of interest or intent.

          APC and CAP fellowship application guidelines  (PDF link)

Please send applications to:

Penny Young
Resident and Fellow Physician, Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
UC Davis Medical Center
4400 V St., PATH Building
Sacramento, CA 95817
E-mail: penny.young@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/pathology