Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

Molecular Genetic Pathology Fellowship

The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine offers a one-year accredited fellowship in Molecular Genetic Pathology that provides intensive training in all aspects of molecular diagnostics, including DNA and RNA analysis in cancers, genetic disorders, infectious disease, and identity testing.

Fellows will learn diagnostic skills during exposure to internal cases as well as a large number of referral cases sent to UCLA for consultation. The fellow interacts with Pathology and Laboratory Medicine residents, as well as fellows, residents and faculty in the Departments of Pediatrics, Medical Genetics and Hematology-Oncology, among others. The fellow participates in teaching, conferences, and genetics clinics. Fellows are required to develop scholarly or research activities. One fellowship position is offered each academic year.

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These positions are open to applicants who have completed training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited AP/CP or AP only or CP only residency program. Applicant must be Board eligible or Board certified. International medical school graduates will only be considered if they have completed residency training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited residency program. A California medical license is required on day one of appointment

How To Apply:

Document requirements

  • Fellowship Application - The fellowship application can be found at
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of Good Standing - Letter of good standing from your current program director. Please note, even if you are requesting a letter of recommendation from your current program director, they will still need to provide a separate letter of good standing.
  • Photo
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

  • 3-5 letters of reference required

Letters of recommendation
3 required; 2 optional

Contact Information:

Program Director
Wayne W. Grody, MD, PhD
Phone: (310) 825-5648 | Email

Fellowship Coordinator
Jayne Lu
Phone: (310) 267-1900 | Email

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    Dec 10, 2021

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    Los Angeles, California

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