International Fellowship & Observership Program

The Department offers and International Fellowship and Observeship Program for qualified international candidates who have completed or are about to complete residency training in pathology at their home countries outside of the Unites States. The program can be customized to the candidate’s needs and areas of interest, and can be spent in a general category, such as general surgical pathology, or in a more focused area, such as hematopathology, dermatopathology or molecular pathology.

Observers are able to spend from a period of a few months to a full year participating in all the routine service and teaching activities of the department. Participation in research projects is encouraged. The candidate will have no clinical service duties, but will be welcome to observe the routine signout of cases, gross room and autopsy activities, and the activities of the other specialized labs. Candidates will be welcome to participate in the daily Peer Review Conference at the multi-headed scope, and to attend all the lectures and interdisciplinary conferences throughout the hospital and affiliates.

A stipend is not available for this position, and the candidate must commit in writing to assume responsibility for funding their travel and living expenses during the duration of the rotation. The successful candidate must obtain a letter of support from their home institution/hospital and comply with all the requirements of the department and of our institution for such an activity.

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