Gynecologic and Breast Pathology Fellowship
This post-residency fellowship emphasizes gynecologic and breast pathology in the context of general surgical pathology. This one year experience will provide in-depth exposure to consultation, referral and routine diagnostic material. In addition, the fellow will actively participate in clinical conferences, teach residents and be expected to participate in ongoing translational research utilizing the outstanding faculty and resources of the University of Virginia.
Applicants must have an M.D. or D.O. degree (or foreign equivalent with ECFMG certification) and be board eligible or certified in anatomic or anatomic and clinical pathology.
Number of positions: 1
Open Positions: (Updated 9/1/2023)
The UVA Department of Pathology provides an extensive training resources for our Gynecologic and Breast pathology fellows. This includes annual accessions of over 40,000 in-house surgical pathology specimens, more than 8,000 of which are in the areas of gynecologic and breast pathology, as well as robust extramural consults in gynecologic and breast pathology. Our excellent intradepartmental laboratories offer a full suite of ancillary testing with extensive immunohistochemistry (including assays relevant to cutting-edge gynecologic tumor work-ups such as PD-L1, MMR, pan-TRK, BRG1, and BCOR), high and low-risk HPV RNA in situ hybridization, HER2 testing by both IHC and chromogenic ISH, a 500+ somatic tumor sequencing gene panel that includes POLE. Additionally, our biorepository and tissue research facility provides all the necessary support for research productivity, including tissue microarray construction and multicolor immunohistochemistry capabilities.
Stipend commensurate with the applicant’s postgraduate training in pathology.
Interested candidates should submit the Fellowship Application, current CV, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, medical school transcript, and a copy of the USMLE transcript. Electronic submission is preferred. Applications will be accepted starting July 1st, twenty-four months prior to the start date, and positions will remain open until filled. The application and all supporting materials should be addressed to:
Medical Education Coordinator
UVA Department of Pathology
1215 Lee St, Box 800214
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Anne Mills, M.D., Program Director of Gynecologic Pathology
Kristen Atkins, M.D.