Surgical Pathology Fellowship

Surgical Pathology Fellowship

A one-year fellowship in surgical pathology (four positions) is offered by the Division of Surgical Pathology. Based in a 734-bed tertiary care university hospital, the program provides advanced training and responsibility in diagnostic surgical pathology through rotations which include preliminary diagnosis of all cases, frozen section interpretation, gross room supervision, consult service, tumor boards, and elective time for sub-specialty and/or research experience.

Special laboratory expertise may be gained in Molecular Pathology/Diagnostics and Immunopathology. The laboratory examines 40,000 surgical specimens and 4,050 frozen sections per year.

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Applications will be accepted from residents who have had two to four years of straight anatomic pathology training and from residents who have three to four years of combined anatomic and clinical pathology training. Board eligible applicants are preferred.

How To Apply:

If you are interested in applying to the Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program, please send or email to Vicky Farrington-Howrey the following:

  • cover letter,
  • CAP Standardized Pathology Fellowship Application,
  • current curriculum vitae,
  • personal statement,
  • medical school Dean’s letter,
  • three letters of recommendation that include one from the pathology residency director and two additional faculty,
  • USMLE scores (steps 1, 2, and 3),
  • copy of ECFMG certificate (applies to international medical graduates only),
  • copy of Permanent Visa (if applicable),
  • copy of medical school diploma.

Contact Information:

Vicky Farrington-Howrey
Surgical Pathology Fellowship Coordinator
200 Hawkins Drive
C684 General Hospital
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-0319
Fax: 319-384-9613
Email: [email protected]

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    Dec 28, 2022

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    Iowa City, Iowa

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