Cytopathology Fellowship

Accepting applications for academic year 2020-2021.

Director: Aylin Simsir, M.D., Professor of Pathology / Fine Needle Aspiration, Breast and Cervical Cancer

Description: Two fellowships. Two positions are available for a one-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Cytopathology at New York University Langone Medical Center including Bellevue Hospital, a 897-bed city hospital and Tisch Hospital, a 725-bed quaternary/tertiary care hospital, together comprising a nationally designated cancer center. The cytopathology laboratory has eight full-time cytopathologists. It processes over 60,000 cases annually including over 6000 aspiration biopsies performed by cytopathologists. Fellows fully participate in general cytopathology as well as see patients and perform aspiration biopsies. They assist at guided biopsies of deep sites, learn to perform stereotaxic aspiration biopsies, and are responsible for the primary evaluation of over 500 consultation cases.

Requirements: Completion of a three-year program in AP or a four-year program in AP/CP. May need to hold a NY State License. Please inquire with the Program Manager.

Stipends: Commensurate with Candidate’s level of training.

Applications: Applications for positions beginning July 1 should be received by August 30th two years prior to start date.

A complete application includes the following documents:

CAP Standardized Application

  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of Medical School Transcript
  • Copy of USMLE Step 1-3 score reports or COMLEX reports for D.O. candidates
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • Three letters of recommendation dated within the past six months

Please have letters of recommendation addressed to:

Aylin Simsir, M.D., Professor of Pathology
Director, Cytopathology Fellowship Program
Tisch Hospital, 560 First Avenue TH412
New York, NY 10016

All application materials can be emailed or mailed to:

Cytopathology Fellowship
Pathology Education Division
NYU Langone Medical Center
522 First Avenue, SRB 303
New York, NY 10016

Related links:
Clinical Fellows