When you choose to study Breast and Gynecologic Pathology at Roswell Park, you're choosing an education at one of the first NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country. With complex surgical procedures, faculty members in both breast and gynecologic pathology dedicated to your education, and opportunities for clinically-oriented research projects, you'll be an integral part of disease-site-specific, subspecialty-focused multidisciplinary patient care.
This ACGME accredited fellowship includes comprehensive training in breast and gynecologic pathology biopsy, in-house resections, professional consults, as well as outside referral cases, including intraoperative gross and frozen sections. Fellows will be trained for twelve months in a selective subspecialty oncologic anatomical pathology, focusing on diagnostic pathology in women's health.
Roswell Park houses comprehensive, current knowledge and skill in diagnostic breast and gynecologic pathology, including:
- Full range of breast and GYN surgical pathology specimens
- Experienced breast and GYN surgical pathologists
- New technologies, such as: in-situ hybridization, IHC, cytogenetics including FISH and molecular pathology
Elective rotations are flexible and typically include cytology, genitourinary, gastroenterology and dermatopathology. Stipends are commensurate with a postgraduate year of training. Fellows also receive funds for educational resources and professional development.
Rotations and curriculum
The Breast and Gynecologic Pathology Fellowship is a one-year training program.
|Breast (Core)||20 weeks|
|Gynecology (Core)||20 weeks|
|Molecular (Core)||2 weeks|
|Cytogenetics (Core)||2 weeks|
|GYN Cytology (selected cases daily) and intraoperative consultation||-|
Eligibility and how to apply
In order to be considered eligible for this fellowship, applicants must:
- Complete your residency training in an ACGME-accredited program (or Canadian equivalent) prior to your fellowship start date.
- Be eligible for a New York State Medical License or Limited Permit.
To apply, please send your CV, the standard CAP fellowship application form, a personal statement, and three letters of reference to Danielle.Selleck@RoswellPark.org.
University at Buffalo is the Sponsoring Institution for our Fellowship programs. They sponsor J-1 and H1-B visas for our fellows.
The Breast and GYN Pathology Fellowship Program at Roswell Park is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).