Cytopathology Fellowship University of California, Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine - Pathology Laboratory Medicine United States

2020-21 Cytopathology Fellowship

 

  • DAVID GEFFEN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE - PATHOLOGY LABORATORY MEDICINE

 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open July 1st, 2018 through December 31st, 2018
 

DESCRIPTION

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Pathology offers a one-year fellowship program in cytopathology. The core responsibilities include performing superficial fine needle aspirations and on-site assessment of guided deep aspirates on both pediatric and adult patients, gaining advanced experience in diagnosis, teaching, and research in clinical cytopathology. Diagnostic material consists of a wide variety of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens.

 

Fellows are given increasing responsibility in cytopathology sign-out as they acquire experience and participate in teaching pathology residents, medical students, and cytotechnology students. They also gain experience with palpation-guided and ultrasound (US)-guided fine needle aspirations (FNA) in the department's FNA clinic. Research opportunities in immunocytochemistry, morphometry, and applied molecular pathology are available. Goals of the program are to provide advanced training in cytopathology and FNA using state-of-the-art supportive diagnostic techniques, to prepare for a career in academic or community cytopathology, and to prepare for the American Board of Pathology Added Qualification in Cytopathology exam. A variety of local and national educational conferences are available. There is an academic fund for each fellow to attend local or national meetings to present research endeavors.

 

These positions are open to applicants who have completed training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited AP/CP or AP only residency program. Applicants must be Board eligible or Board certified. International medical school graduates will only be considered if they have completed residency training in a US or Canadian ACGME accredited residency program. A California medical license is required on Day One of appointment.

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

 

JOB LOCATION

Los Angeles, CA

 

LEARN MORE

More information about this recruitment: http://pathology.ucla.edu/cytopathology-fellowship

 

REQUIREMENTS

Document requirements
  • Application - http://pathology.ucla.edu/workfiles/Education/FellowshipApp_2018.pdf 
    (Optional)

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Personal Statement

  • Letter of Good Standing - Letter of Good Standing from Program Director

  • USMLE Steps I, II, III

  • Photo

 
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

 

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