Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee Opening for 2017 and 2018
Posted August 4, 2016
The Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, offers a one-year fellowship in Pediatric Pathology. There is one position available each year. The program provides strong curriculum in pediatric surgical pathology, materno-fetal pathology, and pediatric autopsy pathology.
The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (MCJCH) accessioned more than 7,500 pediatric surgical pathology cases, over 1,400 placentas and over 50 pediatric autopsies in 2013. The faculty includes 24 anatomic pathologists and separate divisions of renal pathology, hematopathology and neuropathology; providing subspecialty expertise in soft tissue pathology, gastrointestinal pathology, pulmonary pathology, breast pathology, gynecologic pathology, genitourinary pathology, neuropathology and muscle pathology.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt are experiencing expansion in many areas with a nationally recognized cancer center, multifaceted organ and stem cell transplant programs and expansion of educational programs, clinical and translational research and basic science programs. This is an exciting period of growth for the pathology department. Located in the heart of Nashville, Vanderbilt University is one of the nation's leading research and teaching institutions, with an undergraduate medical program, and many post-graduate programs contiguous on the same campus. Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, is a growing cosmopolitan area with a population exceeding 1 million, diverse entertainment, excellent schools and ready access to outdoor activities.
An online application is available by clicking here.
Please provide three letters of recommendation.
For additional information, please contact:
Department Education Specialist
Manager, Pathology Graduate Education Office
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1161 21st Avenue South, MCN CC3322
Nashville, TN 37232-2561
Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.