Cytopathology

Description

This ACGME accredited fellowship is one year of intensive training in all aspects of cytopathology. The fellowship provides a wide spectrum of experiences including molecular applications to cytology specimens as well as more traditional training in FNA technique, QA and QI exposure, specimen triage and preliminary interpretations.

Educational Objectives

  • Competency in the morphologic criteria in all types of cytologic specimens and preparations
  • Ability to incorporate molecular and other advanced diagnostic techniques into the practice of cytopathology
  • Ability to make diagnoses and clinical recommendations on all types of cytologic specimens
  • Understanding of both the capabilities and the limitations of assessment of a disease process by cytology

Activities

  • Participation in review of both GYN and non-GYN material, and in the performance and analysis of fine needle aspirations
  • Attendance and participation in teaching conferences related to cytopathology
  • Personal research projects mentored by department faculty

Requirements

Three years of training in anatomic pathology or four years combined anatomic and clinical pathology.

Stipends

Stipends commensurate with hospital policy.

Application

Apply to:
Diane Kowalski, M.D.
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Department of Pathology
Yale School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208023
New Haven, CT 06520-8023
Tel: 203.737.2115 
Fax: 203.785.3325 
Email: diane.kowalski@yale.edu