Renal and Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship


The Department of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine is currently seeking applicants for a fellowship position in combined renal and genitourinary pathology starting July 1, 2018 for the 2020-21 academic year. The Renal & Genitourinary Pathology Fellowship program at Yale is a one-year program that aims to provide outstanding training in diagnostic pathology of medical renal biopsies and genitourinary tumor biopsies. The fellowship training is integrated in both the renal and genitourinary pathology services at Yale, which are directed by Gilbert Moeckel, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Director of Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy Laboratory, and Peter Humphrey, M.D., Professor of Pathology, Director of Genitourinary Pathology. During the 12 months of training, the fellow will be involved in the diagnostic assessment of 800 kidney/EM and 800 genitourinary specimens.

Activities and Strengths

The fellow will be involved in teaching pathology residents the foundation of renal pathology and will present kidney biopsy cases at the Nephrology CPC and statewide renal biopsy conferences. The fellow will also present cases at the genitourinary tumor board meeting and will give didactic conferences to the urology residents as part of the urology department teaching series. The fellow will be further encouraged to prepare clinically oriented research papers, usually in the format of case reports, for publication.


The qualified fellowship applicant should have a minimum of three years training in an ACGME accredited anatomic or four years in a combined anatomic/clinical pathology residency program. The candidate should be eligible for board certification.


Stipends commensurate with hospital policy.


Applications for the 2020-21 academic year position will be accepted beginning July 1, 2018. 

Apply to: 

Gilbert Moeckel, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology
Director, Renal Pathology and Electron Microscopy Laboratory
Department of Pathology
Yale School of Medicine
P.O. Box 208023
New Haven, CT 06520-8023
Tel: 203.737.2803
Fax: 203.785.3348