The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, offers a one year fellowship in pediatric pathology. The program provides strong curriculum in pediatric surgical pathology, materno-fetal pathology, and pediatric autopsy pathology. There is one fellowship position available each year.
Subspecialty expertise includes breast pathology, gynecologic pathology, genitourinary pathology, pulmonary pathology, soft tissue pathology, hematopathology, neuropathology, muscle pathology, and gastrointestinal pathology. The fellow will also rotate through separate divisions of hematopathology, cytopathology, neuropathology, and forensic pathology. There are more than 5,000 surgical pathology cases, 1,000 materno-fetal cases, and 30 medical pediatric autopsies per year.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt are experiencing expansion in many areas with a nationally recognized cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs and expansion of educational programs, clinical and translational research and basic science programs. This is an exciting period of growth for the pathology department. Located in the heart of Nashville, Vanderbilt University is one of the nation's leading research and teaching institutions, with an undergraduate medical program, and many post-graduate programs contiguous on the same campus. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools and ready access to outdoor activities.
An online application is available at this link:
Office of Graduate Medical Education
For fellowships starting July 1, 2016, applications will be accepted starting July 2014 and interviews will begin in October 2014.
Please provide three letters of recommendation.
For additional information, please contact:
Department Education Specialist
Manager, Pathology Graduate Education Office
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South, MCN CC3322
Nashville, TN 37232-2561
Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer