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Women's and Perinatal Pathology Fellowship

Advanced training in gynecologic, obstetrical and perinatal pathology is offered in the Women’s and Perinatal Division. Included in the one- to two-year program is intensive training in the pathology of benign and malignant gynecologic disorders, trophoblastic neoplasia, teratology, obstetrical complications, placental diseases and breast lesions.

Elective time in cytology, cytogenetics and image analysis is available. Fellows are expected to participate in clinical or basic research and teaching.

The division accessions 15,000 surgical specimens and 100 perinatal autopsies annually; 400 new cases of malignancies of the female reproductive organs are diagnosed each year. Cytological preparations total 53,000.

Consultation is readily available from experts in all subspecialties in pathology. Facilities are modern, and support services are of excellent quality.


Applicants must have satisfactorily completed residency training in anatomic pathology and have specific interests in reproductive and gynecologic pathology.


Fellowship application form and inquiries should be submitted to:

Ruth Sieck
Fellowship Program Manager
Department of Pathology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.732.4699
Fax: 617.278.6934

Women’s and Perinatal Pathology Fellowship training is also offered as part of a broader Surgical Pathology Fellowship Program.


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