The breast and gynecologic pathology section is one of the busiest subspecialities of our surgical pathology division at the UWSMPH and is staffed by 5 subspecialty pathologists. Our subspecialty team works closely with 7 gynecologic oncologists, 6 breast surgeons, 4 breast oncologists, 2 radiation oncologists, and 8 breast imaging experts who are part of the NCI recognized Carbone Cancer Center and NAPBC-accredited Breast Center. We have a volume of approximately 9,000 breast and gynecologic specimens per year. The surgical pathology division has a modern workspace with state-of-the-art facilities, including telepathology and whole slide imaging software. The department also benefits from a strong in-house molecular diagnostics laboratory.
The fellowship is designed to provide advanced training in breast and gynecologic pathology and is suited for both academically-orientated pathologists as well as those who are interested in pursuing community practice with a subspecialty focus. The fellowship is designed for one-year duration.
The individual will perform the duties of a breast and gynecologic diagnostic surgical pathologist in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. After a year’s training, the candidate will be proficient in the work-up and diagnosis of routine and complex cases including frozen sections, immunohistochemistry and molecular diagnostics related to breast and gynecologic pathology.
The candidate will be required to fulfil daily responsibilities, participate in multidisciplinary conferences, and complete at least one research project during the fellowship.
Based on the evaluation of the candidate’s proficiency and performance, there may be opportunities for being involved in, laboratory management projects, independent sign out and resident teaching.
Overall the fellowship is aimed at developing academic and leadership skills to thrive as an expert in breast and gynecologic pathology.
Certification or Board eligibility in combined Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, or in Anatomic Pathology.
Interested applicants should prepare a cover letter, current CV, and list of three references. Find the job on the UW Jobs site and click Apply Now.