Cytopathology Fellowship

Cytopathologists who train an additional year beyond the Anatomic or Anatomic/Clinical Pathology Residencies are trained in the performance and acquisition of cytologic material for diagnosis.

We have an ACGME accredited fellowship in Cytopathology. The fellow selected for this position will participate in fine needle aspirations, disease specific multidisciplinary conferences, teaching of junior residents and be an active participant in a scientific research project for submission, presentation and publication in a cytology or scientific journal.


Because of the complex nature of the diseases encountered at Roswell Park, only residents who have completed their training in an ACGME-accredited Program in either a three-year AP or four-year AP/CP Program by the Fellowship start date will be considered. A fellow who has passed the American Board of Pathology in AP or AP/CP before starting the fellowship in Cytopathology is highly desirable. In addition, candidates must be eligible for a New York State Medical License or Limited Permit.

Types and Number of Appointments

One-year ACGME-Accredited Cytopathology Fellowship: One position


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Stipends commensurate with postgraduate year of training.


A personal statement, CV, fellowship application form, and three letters of reference should be sent to:

Gissou Azabdaftari, MD
Fellowship Director
c/o Danielle Selleck
Department of Pathology
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263

Note: Now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Interviews begin approximately 16 months prior to your fellowship start date; however, exceptional candidates may be interviewed sooner.