Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology


Vanderbilt Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Omar Hameed, M.D., Fellowship Director

Link to GME Website:  http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=gme&doc=13198

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine offers a one-year surgical pathology fellowship for pathologists who have completed their AP or AP/CP training.  Five positions per year are offered. Rotations include surgical pathology at Vanderbilt Hospital, supervising junior residents and fulfilling primary signout responsibilities, including surgical specimens, medical biopsies, frozen sections, and consults; cytopathology, including performance and interpretation of fine needle aspirations; and the Breast Consultation Service. There is opportunity for clinicopathologic and translational research. Fellows also participate in departmental and interdepartmental conferences and in student teaching.

Vanderbilt Medical Center accessions more than 40,000 surgical pathology cases and 20,000 cytologies per year.


For fellowships starting July 1, 2017, applications will be accepted starting July 2015 and interviews will begin in October 2015.  
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, application, CV, personal statement, and three letters of recommendation to:


Dr. Omar Hameed
c/o Tapherine DeVany

Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

MCN CC-3322

1161 21st Avenue South

Nashville, TN 37232