The Neuropathology Fellowship at UAB is a two-year program, fully accredited by the ACGME for one Fellow per year, eventuating in subspecialty board certification. The program includes experience in all areas of Neuropathology, including intraoperative consultations (frozen sections) as well as appropriate use and interpretation of special stains, immunohistochemistry, and molecular studies including FISH and next generation sequencing.
There is also weekly experience in brain cutting and in case presentation at the Neuro-Oncology Brain Tumor Conference. The fellows also attend conferences and lectures in neuromuscular pathology. Fellows also have many opportunities to teach Pathology and Neurology Residents and medical students. There are many opportunities for translational or clinical research in the first year, leading to presentation at regional or national meetings such as the Association of American Neuropathologists. In the second (research) year, there are numerous choices for basic, translational or clinical research.
For more information about the program, kindly visit https://www.uab.edu/medicine/p...
Board eligibility or certification in anatomic pathology or AP/CP; additionally, a license to practice medicine in Alabama, which requires successful completion of USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3, is needed.
Submit application along with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation, including one from current program director to: [email protected]
Address letters of recommendation to:
Kenneth B. Fallon, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director, Neuropathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
619 19th Street South, HSB 149M, Birmingham, AL 35249
Telephone: (205) 975-3450
Email: [email protected]
Sep 09, 2022