Surgical Pathology Fellowship

Surgical Pathology Fellowship

This is a one year fellowship program with one position per year which provides the trainee with advanced training and experience in general surgical pathology, and opportunities for extensive experience in all subspecialty areas at a busy academic medical center. Anatomic pathology staff includes experts in the fields of pulmonary, urologic, breast, gynecologic, pancreaticobiliary tract, and head and neck pathology. The fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training in diagnostic surgical pathology including standard diagnostic practices, immunohistochemistry, and specialized techniques. The candidate is expected to participate in inter-departmental clinical conferences, frozen section, and teaching anatomic pathology residents. In addition, ample opportunities exist for scholarly collaborations in all areas of surgical pathology.

Louisville is an exciting place to live with numerous amenities for a city its size. It offers many cultural and sports activities and offers an excellent location with mild weather. It is home to the Kentucky Derby and the University of Louisville Cardinals basketball and football teams.

Applicants must have completed their AP or AP/CP pathology residency training in an ACGME accredited program before starting their fellowship training. They should be eligible to hold a medical license in Kentucky. Passing step III of the USLME is also required before being accepted for the position.

Commensurate with level of post-graduate training.

Houda Alatassi, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director, Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program
Email: Dr. Alatassi
Telephone: 502-852-1762

Applications Process:
Interested candidates should submit the CAP standardized fellowship application, a copy of their current C.V., a personal statement, copy of permanent visa (if applicable), copy of ECFMG certificate (if applicable), and three letters of recommendation to:

Alma Arsino-Nieto
Fellowship Coordinator
University of Louisville
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
530 S. Jackson Street, CR106
Louisville, KY 40202
Email: Alma Nieto
Telephone: 502-852-3368
Fax: 502-852-1771