Society for Pediatric Pathology
February 8, 2020

Pediatric Pathology Fellowship - Children's Wisconsin and Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (MCWAH) - Milwaukee, WI



Accepting applications for openings available July 1, 2021 and July 1, 2022.

The Division of Pediatric Pathology of the Medical College of Wisconsin, located in Milwaukee, WI, and based in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Children’s Wisconsin (CHW), offers a one-year ACGME-accredited fellowship in pediatric pathology. The program provides training in general perinatal and pediatric pathology, pediatric hematopathology, clinical pathology and laboratory medicine, neuromuscular pathology, molecular diagnostics, and other areas of study within pediatric pathology and laboratory medicine. Primary teaching faculty includes eight specialty board-certified pathologists and two clinical PhD scientists.

Annually we examine approximately 6,000 pediatric surgical pathology specimens with intraoperative frozen sections and in-house ancillary tests; 200 pediatric bone marrow specimens with flow cytometry; 1000 cytopathology cases including 40-50 fine needle aspirations; 800 placentas; and 70 fetal, perinatal and pediatric autopsies, supplemented by pediatric forensic cases at the Waukesha County Medical Examiner’s Office. Additionally, we have extensive case archives and robust consult practices in solid tumors, vascular tumors and malformations, placentas, and autopsies. Our clinical laboratory performs approximately 900,000 tests annually, including chemistry, genetic metabolic, hematology and microbiological tests. Our own molecular assays target infectious and non-infectious diseases, selected genetic disorders, and pharmacogenomics; additional testing including whole genome and exome sequencing is provided through the Genomics & Precision Medicine Sciences Center. Fellows regularly present at and participate in several multidisciplinary tumor boards, M&M conferences, and other clinical conferences in junction with a broad range of clinical programs. Fellows are encouraged to participate in clinical, translational, or basic science research and have access to the resources of the division-supervised histology, imaging, and tissue bank core laboratories at the affiliated Children’s Research Institute.

CHW is a 320-bed, free-standing institution which is annually ranked in national surveys and has one of the largest and most comprehensive subspecialty practices in the nation. The hospital is located at the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, a comprehensive 225-acre medical campus located approximately 20 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. Milwaukee is a culturally diverse city on the shores of Lake Michigan, 90 miles north of Chicago, which supports urban, suburban and semi-rural lifestyles with excellent school systems and a vibrant, cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse community.

Completion of an ACGME-accredited AP or AP/CP pathology residency program prior to the beginning of the training is a requirement. Qualified applicants should send letter of inquiry, CV and personal statement to:

Jason A. Jarzembowski, MD, PhD
Director, Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Program

Jennifer Pluer
Program Coordinator, Pediatric Pathology Fellowship Program

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, 53266
Phone: 414-266-2255


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