Gastrointestinal Pathology Fellowship

This fellowship provides one full year of specialized training in diagnostic gastrointestinal, liver and pancreaticobiliary pathology, including evaluation of biopsies, resection specimens and consult material. The gastrointestinal pathology service evaluates approximately 12,000 to 15,000 cases each year.

The gastrointestinal pathology fellow assumes supervised sign-out responsibilities on a week-to-week basis, participates in many conferences in GI pathology and oncology, and is involved in teaching of pathology residents and medical students. In addition to clinical sign out responsibilities, the fellow is highly encouraged to participate in clinical, translational or molecular research projects related to gastrointestinal, liver or pancreaticobiliary pathology.

The ultimate goal of the fellowship program is to provide highly specialized training in digestive diseases pathology in order to enable fellows to gain faculty level positions in academic hospitals.


Candidates for the GI pathology fellowship should be either Board certified in anatomic pathology or Board eligible by the American Board of Pathology and have demonstrated an interest in pursuing an academic career in GI, liver, and pancreaticobiliary pathology. Applicants must be eligible for Massachusetts medical license.

How To Apply

For AY 2026-2027 the Gastrointestinal Pathology fellowship program is full and is no longer accepting applications. We will begin accepting applications for AY 2027-2028 in the spring of 2025.

Fellowship application form and inquiries should be submitted by email to:

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Department of Pathology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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