The program offers advanced training in GI, pancreatic and liver pathology. A clinical research project will be encouraged. Strong collaborative efforts with the Division of Gastroenterology and the Brown Medical School will provide excellent research opportunities. The fellow will also be expected to participate in the teaching of residents and fellows in the Department and in the teaching of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine courses.
Applicants must be eligible for employment in the United States. The ACGME-accredited program provides extensive training in all areas of Cytopathology, including gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens as well as performance and interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies.
The fellow is required to conduct research and expected to bring to completion at least one research project upon graduation. There is strong departmental and institutional support for research and additional education funding will be available for the fellow to attend or present at national conferences. The fellow is required to attend weekly educational conferences and involved in the education of pathology residents during electives in Cytopathology as well as surgical oncology fellows during their 1 month rotation.
This is a premier cytopathology fellowship program. In addition to the large number and complexity of cases, another great advantage of this program is the faculty to fellow ratio of Faculty are experts in their perspective fields with national and international recognition. Many test books and book chapters are edited or authored by our faculty and trainees. For the past 10 years all of our fellows have passed the Cytopathology board successfully and are practicing as Cytopathologists in an academic setting, VA hospital, community hospital or large laboratories.
Many of them receive institutional or national awards. The graduates stated that they had extra niche in pancreatic cytology, intraoperative cytological evaluation of sentinel lymph node of breast cancer, and bone and soft tissue cytology. They also have additional exposure to performing fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid. Board certified candidates who have completed a surgical pathology fellowship are preferred.
Commensurate with level of post graduate training. We are currently accepting applications for AY until September 30, A one-year fellowship, ACGME-accredited program offers advanced training in diagnostic clinical cytopathology. Experience is provided through daily signout of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens as well as training in performance and interpretation of fine needle aspiration biopsies.
Exposure to performance of ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration in our FNA clinics is also available. The fellow participates in all aspects of the service and is given progressive responsibilities. Participation in conferences and teaching of pathology residents and cytotechnologists is required. Involvement in clinical research is also encouraged.
Diagnostic and research facilities are available in molecular biology, immunocytochemistry, and flow cytometry. Devoted time to specimen preparation, laboratory management and quality issues is provided.
Continued exposure to surgical pathology with annual accession of 65, cases is through tumor board participation and elective rotation. Stipends are commensurate with the level of postgraduate training Faculty cytopathology board certified: Hill Country sports an array of cultural and natural features including Belton Lake, which offers recreational opportunities and some of the best fishing, camping and boating in Central Texas.
Beautiful rolling hills, sparkling rivers and bold displays of bluebonnets make Temple and the surrounding areas very attractive to citizens from all over the country. For applications, email the CAP standardized fellowship application, CV, personal statement and three letters of recommendation to: