Surgical Pathology Fellowship
City of Hope National Medical Center has a one-year
non-ACGME program fir 2019-2020 that offers opportunity to participate
in oncologic pathology at a NCI-designated Cancer Center level to develop
superior diagnostic skills, providing education in all aspects of surgical
pathology beyond residency training. Our department reviews over 10,000
surgical specimens annually, most of which are related to solid tumors.
Under the guidance of our ten expert staff pathologists, fellows will
be provided with an enriched and unique learning experience in all subspecialties
of complicated oncologic surgical pathology, as well as ancillary relates
areas such as cytogenetics, immunohistochemistry, and molecular diagnostics.
This program will give the fellows the opportunity to participate or
present at the multidisciplinary tumor boards and conduct research projects.
State of the art ancillary laboratories expose the fellows to new diagnostic
and prognostic studies. Interpersonal and communication abilities, supervisory
and management skills constitute essential components of this fellowship.
Academic activities are fostered; ample material, resources, and expert
guidance are available for participation in research projects. Faculty
members are general surgical pathologists with specific expertise in
subspecialty areas. Collegiately and friendly environment foster professional
and personal growth.
The purpose of this fellowship is to train well
rounded surgical pathologists who will develop their diagnostic skills.
The overall goal is to provide oncologic pathology experience at City
of Hope, so that the fellow develops superb skills in the diagnosis
of a wide range of cancers. This will primarily be focused on developing
these skills during the subspecialty rotations. Didactic lectures, Grand
Rounds, slide seminars, patient care conferences, research meetings,
and journal club are part of the educational experience.
- Comprehensive training in all areas of surgical
pathology in a large NCI-designated Cancer Center
Rotating with faculty
members, the fellows preview slides, sign out with faculty and provide
final diagnoses on biopsies and large specimens
- Fellows order special
Studies (IHC, ISH, molecular, FISH, etc.) for case work-up
receive comprehensive training in frozen section of diagnosis in all
- Fellows participate in Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement
- Fellows review consultation
- Candidates must be in good standing in an ACGME
accredited Program in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, or Anatomic Pathology
only training and be eligible for Anatomic/ Clinical Pathology or Clinical
Pathology board certification (or equivalent program in Canada recognized
by American Board of Pathology).
- Eager to learn surgical and oncologic
- Demonstrate an interest in participating research experience
- California Medical License
Salary and Benefits:
- Pay is commensurate with level of training
Medical, dental, disability, & life insurance
20 days of vacation/sick pay
Book/study materials fund
For more information on requirements and how to apply, please contact:
Hematopathology Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Pathology
City of Hope National Medical Center
NW 2nd Floor, 2202B
1500 E Duarte Road
Duarte, CA 91010-3000
Internal Ext: 83497
Director of Gynecologic Pathology
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
invites applications for Director of Gynecologic Pathology at Cedars-Sinai
Medical Center. The successful candidate will join a subspecialized
anatomic pathology service which supports the clinical and academic
missions of an internationally recognized department. Strength of diagnostic
expertise and/or fellowship training and academic accomplishment in
gynecologic pathology are essential. Professional appointment and salary
level will be commensurate with experience.
Center, located at the junction of Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, is
an 886 licensed bed quaternary medical care facility and is the largest
private not-for-profit provider of health care on the West Coast, serving
more than 9 million people in Los Angeles County, treating more cancer
patients than any other medical center in Southern California. Cedars-Sinai
has an active obstetrics and gynecology residency and has one of the
few gynecologic oncology fellowship training programs in the nation.
There are five gynecologic oncologists who generate ~1500 cases per
year. The Gynecologic Oncology Division has an active research program
in women's cancer biology and collaborative research efforts are ongoing
including participation in The Cancer Genome Atlas Program. The Director
will be employed by Beverly Pathology, an independently contracted pathology
group under the Cedars-Sinai Medical Foundation providing exclusive
pathology services to the Medical Center.
The 50 faculty members
of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine direct a clinical
operation of over approximately 5 million laboratory tests, robust outreach
and consultative referral practices. The Division of Anatomic Pathology
provides comprehensive diagnostic service for nearly 80,000 surgical
and 25,000 cytology cases annually, including more than 6,000 gynecologic
pathology cases. All faculty participate in teaching residents, fellows
and students and engage in scholarship, including basic, translational
and/or clinical research. Candidates who are also laboratory scientists
will be provided high quality laboratory space and excellent start-up
Eligibility for an academic appointment in the Cedars-Sinai
Health System Professorial Program is required.
should submit a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and the names,
relationships to the applicant and contact information of three references
Department of Pathology and Laboratory
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Fax: (310) 423-0170
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center encourages and welcomes diversity
in the workplace AA/EOE.
A dynamic community based pathology group located in
the greater Los Angeles area is seeking an AP/CP Board Certified pathologist
to join one of its hospital practices in the desert area.
The ideal candidate should have strong interpersonal skills, a valid
California State Medical License and at least one-year fellowship in
surgical pathology or subspecialty.
* Salary and benefits are competitive
and commensurate with education, training and experience.
candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and
names and addresses of three individuals that can provide letters of
Locum Tenens or Part-Time Pathologist
A position is available for a locum tenens or a
part time Pathologist with Board Certification in Anatomic and Clinical
Pathology, to cover an acute care hospital with an active surgical program
in Palmdale, California.
Excellent communications skills, ability
to work independently and hospital experience are strongly desired.
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum Vitae and references
Camilla R. Cruz
38600 Medical center Drive
Palmdale, CA 93551