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.