Surgical Pathology Fellowship

Surgical Pathology Fellowship

The one-year Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, offers extensive and comprehensive training that prepares you to make the successful transition to attending pathologist whether in an academic or clinical setting.

The active transplant service at Mayo Clinic generates numerous transplant biopsies as well as resections. Last year, nearly 36,700 cases were accessioned, including over 2,100 frozen sections and over 3,000 outside consult cases.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Gaining graded responsibility and independence as your level of experience increases
  • Acting as a junior attending, signing out cases with faculty supervision
  • Experiencing an entirely digital pathology practice for daily surgical pathology casework
  • Participating in frozen section diagnosis
  • Two months of electives are included in the rotation
  • The medium-sized department facilitates individualized training
  • Experienced faculty with expertise in several subspecialty areas, including GI, lung, breast, urology, renal, and transplant pathology
  • Contributing to departmental quality assurance and quality improvement (QA/QI) programs
  • Participating in scholarly activities leading to publications
  • Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville is located within minutes of the ocean in beautiful northern Florida, where the weather is pleasant year-round.

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To be eligible for the Surgical Pathology Fellowship, you must have a medical degree with U.S. or Canadian specialty training in anatomic pathology and have successfully completed Step 3 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination.

How To Apply:

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission
  2. All applications to Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education programs must include these application materials
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
  • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section (if applicable)
  • Complete the Recommendation Request section (if applicable)

In addition to the standard application materials and the two original letters of recommendation required by Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, this program requires:

  • An additional letter of recommendation from your residency program director which should include the writer's opinion of your professional, academic, and personal qualifications, as well as an opinion of your potential success in this field. This must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. The recommender will receive an email with a link to upload a letter.

Applicants considered for an appointment will be invited for a virtual interview with the program director and selected faculty.

Contact Information:

J. Kenneth Schoolmeester, M.D.
Program Director

Miglena Komforti, D.O.
Associate Program Director

Pamela Furneaux
Education Coordinator
Email: [email protected]

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  • Published

    Sep 06, 2022

  • Main Location

    Jacksonville, Florida

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