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 urologic, breast, gynecologic, gastrointestinal, hepatopancreatobiliary, head/neck pathology, dermatopathology, and neuropathology. The fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training in diagnostic surgical pathology including standard diagnostic practices, immunohistochemistry, and specialized techniques. Elective time during the fellowship can be individually tailored to meet the needs of the fellow and spent in clinical or basic research, or used for more rigorous training in various areas of surgical pathology.

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 Cardinals College basketball and football teams. An opportunity to sign out independently towards the end of the fellowship is available.


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.

Director: Daniel Mais, MD 
Professor of Pathology

Telephone: 502-587-4605

Applications Process:
Please send CAP Application, CV, Personal Statement, and three letters of recommendation to Mary Williams .

Mary Williams
Fellowship Coordinator
University of Louisville
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
550 S. Jackson Street
ACB, Education Suite, Room A1E17
Louisville, KY 40202

Email: Mary Williams
Telephone: 502-852-3368
Fax: 502-852-8299