Applicants must be board-eligible in anatomic pathology or combined anatomic pathology and clinical pathology and licensed to practice medicine in the state of California by the time the fellowship begins. To apply to the program, please send:
- Completed pathology fellowship application form
- Curriculum vitae
- Personal statement
- Three letters of reference, one of which should be from the chair or residency director of residency training program
- USMLE (steps 1, 2, 3)
- Medical school transcripts and copy of medical school diploma
- ECFMG certificate, if applicable
Interviews for qualified applicants will be scheduled as early as September 1st (22 months in advance of the program start). The program begins July 1st of every year.
All application materials and inquiries should be addressed to the Academic Program Coordinator, Carrie Domagas, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the interview day, the fellowship applicant meets with the fellowship program director and other pathology faculty members. There is ample time during lunch and during a tour with the current pathology fellow to ask questions and learn about all aspects of the fellowship.
Graduate Medical Education Information
Information regarding stipends, contracts, liability insurance and benefits can be found in the compensation benefits and policies section of the Cedars-Sinai Graduate Medical Education.
Cedars-Sinai is a 950-bed quaternary care facility for which medical education always has been a core mission. The Medical Center supports a Level 1 trauma center and a multi-organ transplant program, including heart, lung, liver, kidney, bone marrow and pancreas. There are many Centers of Excellence and Institutes within Cedars-Sinai, which provide outstanding case material in clinical and anatomic pathology from patients of all ages. In addition to the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine's program, Cedars-Sinai's Graduate Medical Education program offers residency programs accredited by ACGME. The Medical Library contains 11,000 volumes, 400 print, online subscriptions and the UCLA Medical Center's library materials.
Within the pathology department, the fellow has his or her own desk and microscope (if applicable) for the year, and also is issued a computer with Internet access and all necessary pathology software applications. The departmental library contains volumes covering all specialty areas, as well as 10 pathology journals. Study sets are available in surgical pathology and cytopathology. Surgical pathology is consolidated on one floor, with the recent addition of a new Intraoperative Consultation Suite. The other areas of anatomic and clinical pathology are located on other floors in the main building. The department has a newly refurbished main conference room, with several pathology conference rooms also in the main hospital building.
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