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Surgical Pathology Fellowship at North Shore-LIJ Health System

This one year ACGME accredited fellowship program offers training with graduated clinical responsibilities in general surgical pathology with rotations through several subspecialties that include: Gastrointestinal,  Breast,  Genitourinary,  Gynecological ,  Head and Neck,  and Thoracic pathology, and Frozen Section. The fellows will be responsible for complete work-up of surgical, frozen section and consultation cases, resident teaching, gross room supervision, participation in quality assurance and execution of a research project culminating in a publication in a peer reviewed journal. The fellows will attend and present at intradepartmental and interdepartmental conferences, tumor boards and teaching conferences. Rotations in other sub-specialty areas - for example Cytopathology, Hematopathology, Neuropathology, Pediatric Surgical Pathology, Molecular Pathology - are available to the fellows on an elective basis. Our flexible fellowship allows the schedule to be tailored to the individuals’ interest and career goals.

Requirements: Completion of ACGME accredited Pathology Residency Program in AP/CP or AP, passing of Step III of the USMLE and possession of a New York State License.

Type and Numbers of Appointments: Two fellowship positions are available each academic year.

Facilities: North Shore University Hospital accessions more than 27,000 surgical pathology cases a year; Long Island Jewish Hospital accession more than 28, 000 surgical pathology cases a year; Core laboratories accessions over 28,000 cases a year.

Stipends: The salary level is commensurate with the level of training.

Applications: Interested candidates should email or send a CAP common application, personal statement, CV (Curriculum Vitae) and three letters of recommendation, addressed and sent directly to: Lisa Kilfeather, Resident Liaison, North Shore LIJ Health System Department of Anatomic Pathology, 5 Dakota Drive, Lake Success, NY 11042; phone: 516-224-8844; 516-224-8532; e-mail: lkilfeat@nshs.edu

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