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Selective Pathology Fellowship

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine is pleased to offer a one-year, ACGME accredited Surgical Pathology Fellowship with two positions available. The purpose of the program is to provide broad and advanced surgical pathology training to trainees pursuing careers in academia or private practice. Sign out is by subspecialty and, highlighted by Dr. Dani Zander and her expertise in Pulmonary Pathology, subspecialized, fellowship trained faculty support is available in the majority of subspecialties. Fellows will rotate through the major subspecialty areas (breast, GI/liver, GU, GYN, H&N, pulmonary, soft tissue, as well as frozen sections) in two-week blocks, with the ability to extensively tailor their schedule to their interests and career goals. As a busy liver and kidney transplant center, interested fellows may also choose to rotate on transplant services. For trainees interested in private practice, the ability to rotate at West Chester Hospital, a University of Cincinnati Health affiliate and community based practice, is also available.

Requirements: USMLE Step 3 passed, valid Ohio Medical License obtained, any visa needed obtained; completed at least 2 years of an AP/CP or AP-only Pathology residency program; passage of the Board examination in Anatomic Pathology would also be desirable.

Applications: Please include the CAP standardized fellowship application form, CV, personal statement, USMLE summary sheet for parts 1, 2, and 3, and AP/CP board certification (if applicable), and three letters of recommendation (one from Residency Program Director and two from attending pathologists who know the applicant well). International graduates must also submit a copy of a valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate.

Please email complete applications to Carolyn Egbert (program coordinator):


Current Fellow: Dr. Pooja Agarwal

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Cincinnati, OH 45219-0533

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