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Cytopathology Fellowship

This ACGME-accredited one-year fellowship program offers advanced training in diagnostic cytopathology.

Mission statement

Our mission is to guide and educate our fellows as they develop the skills and expertise to provide safe, high value patient care through professional, ethical and compassionate behavior. We empower our fellows to address healthcare disparities, and to continuously improve their education, practice, and the community health care system as a whole.

Program aims

We strive to graduate fellows who are well trained in all major facets of cytopathology (gynecologic, non-gynecologic, and fine needle aspiration [FNA]), and who are committed to providing excellent medical care to the patients and communities that they will serve.

About the Cytopathology lab

The Cytopathology Laboratory processes a total of 40,000 specimens annually, of which 4,250 are non-gynecologic including fine-needle aspirations. Teaching is provided through conferences, didactic sessions and daily sign-out of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens as well as training in performance and interpretation of fine-needle aspiration biopsies. Fellows are expected to initiate or participate in a research project.

One fellowship appointment is made each year.

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